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.
Oct 12, 2016
LG Innotek today announced the Quick Wireless Charging Pad, a way for smartphone owners to rapidly charge their mobile devices. The Quick Wireless Charging Pad relies on the Wireless Power Consortium, or Qi, wireless charging spec and supplies 15 W of power.
May 8, 2018
Google today revealed more details about its next-generation operating system, Android P. To start, the OS introduces new system navigation that is gesture based.
Apr 9, 2018
Samsung today revealed that the DeX Pad docking station for its new Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones will be available starting next month. The company is accepting preorders online for the accessory, with a stated ship date of May 13.
Aug 31, 2017
LG today fully revealed the V30, a phone it has been teasing in bits and pieces over the last few weeks. This flagship-class handset has a metal frame and glass front and rear panels.
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