Samsung Announces the Jet
Today Samsung announced a new touch-based device called the Jet. It has an 800MHz processor and runs the Touchwiz 2.0 user interface and AMOLED screen and WVGA resolution. The Jet launches with a brand-new HTML web browser called Dolfin that is based on WebKit. It offers multi-window browsing (up to 5 windows at a time) that can load and render pages in the background at the same time. It is also compatible with widgets and has an ad blocker. The multi-purpose address field will handle URL entry, Google search and web site search. You'll be able to zoom in and out with just one finger. The Jet also carries GPS and 3D navigation. The Jet will launch internationally and Samsung is still in talks with U.S. carriers.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Built for the Adventurous and the Accident-Prone
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S7 Active, a semi-rugged version of its S7 flagship smartphone. The Active has a sturdier metal frame with rubber-coated corners to help protect it.
Apple Warns Against 'Micro-abrasions' On Jet Black iPhone 7
The shiny, jet black finish of the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus may show scratches, according to Apple. "The high-gloss finish of the jet black iPhone 7 is achieved through a precision nine-step anodization and polishing process," explained Apple in the footnotes on the iPhone 7's product page.
Huawei Watch 2 Hits Stores Today
Huawei today made its new smartwatch, the Watch 2, available from various online retailers for $300. The device runs Android Wear 2.0 from Google and includes GPS, a heart rate monitor, NFC, 420 mAh battery, and a 1.2-inch AMOLED display.
Opera Ad Blocker Now Available to Android, iOS, Windows
Opera updated several of its mobile browsers today, bringing its ad blocking tool to Android, iOS, and Windows handsets. First, Opera refreshed its main Opera browser for Android.
Does the Jet name belong to Kyocera?