Samsung Introduces New Menu Navigation Technology
Dec 19, 2006, 1:38 PM by (staff)
Samsung today announced a new phone for Korea that features an "optical joystick." This devices replaces the traditional D-pad or joystick with a sensor that watches the fingers movement, similar to the way an optical mouse watches the mouse's movement across a surface. Samsung claims the optical joystick frees users from the traditional 4-way navigation of the phone and makes the experience more like using a mouse on a computer. The V960 is also Samsung's first phone to include a light sensor to automatically adjust the screen brightness. It is an EV-DO capable handset with a 2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, MicroSD slot and GPS.
HTC Bolt, with 3-Channel CA, Is a Sprint Exclusive
HTC and Sprint today announced the Bolt, the first smartphone to ship with support for three-channel carrier aggregation (3xCA) for Sprint's LTE Plus network. The HTC Bolt can aggregate three 20MHz LTE channels to improve wireless performance.
ZTE Hawkeye Detailed In Full, to Feature Dual Cameras
ZTE today shared more information about its Project CSX handset, called Hawkeye. ZTE created a public campaign for Project CSX in 2016, which saw hundreds of entries.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ Go for Broke
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S8 and S8+, its flagship smartphones for 2017. The phones marry aluminum frames to curved glass panels as they adopt what Samsung calls its Infinity Display.
Samsung Shrinks Latest Isocell Camera Sensors
Samsung this week announced two new Isocell image sensors for smartphones and IoT devices. The first is the Isocell Fast 2L9 with Dual Pixel technology, a 12-megapixel sensor with pixels that measure 1.28-micrometers (μm).
Whos gonna get it...
Sprint Fanboy: "Were gonna get it first.
We launched EVDO first and have a more powerful data network."
Verizon Fanboy: "Nuh uh. Weve got more voice coverage and way better customer service."
Sprint Fanboy: "oh yeah, well [insert unbackable claim here]."
Verizon Fanboy: "right back at ya! [insert childish insult here]."
that should 'bout sum it up...
Watch for it.
Nice to see some innovation