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Samsung Developing Joint Phone-TV Platform

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Oct 20, 2010, 6:58 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Samsung has revealed its plans to market a new platform that will be shared across its mobile devices and its television sets. "We have a plan to have a single platform for Samsung TV and phones," Kyungsik Kevin Lee, vice president at Samsung's Visual Display Division, told Reuters in an interview. The platform is still in development, and Lee wasn't able to provide a timeline for its launch. In late 2009, Samsung launched its own smartphone platform, called Bada. Bada devices are only available in Asian and European markets. It is unclear if this new platform would be for feature phones, smartphones, if it would replace Bada or it if it would coincide with Bada.

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Oct 20, 2010, 8:52 PM

are we really that lazy?

has it really come down to this? we need every device to access the internet in our house? what's next the microwave? refrigerator? If i am at home it's pretty much assumed i have internet access, on top of that it's probably on a laptop which does not limit me to a specific part of the house on top of that I can most likely link my laptop to my TV through an htmi cable.

Are we really that lazy?? that we have to have our TV access facebook while we watch "America's next top (insert icon here)"

Have we really gotten to the point where we have to tweet about annoying commercial interruptions as they happen?? seriously what's next?
What device makes more sense than the TV? Right now, there are plenty of game consoles, DVD players, and DVRs that can stream media (e.g. Netflix). Why not do it straight to the TV and save the expense? Heck networks are putting more and more full ...
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