Watch Kevin Spacey Be Nice, Then Evil in '21'

The most recent instalment in the Call of Duty franchise is notable — not because of the running around and blowing stuff up, that's dull — but because Kevin Spacey plays a genuine, multi-faceted character. He starts out nice, and ends up trying to destroy the world with poison gas whilst being a racist or something.… » 11/29/14 8:00pm 11/29/14 8:00pm

Rain Man's Finally Met His Match With This Blackjack-Dealing Robot

If you thought Dustin Hoffman's Rain Man character took a cold, calculating approach to gambling, he's got nothing on Yaskawa Motoman Robotics' new SDA10F blackjack dealing robot. Using a sophisticated vision system it's even able to recognize the cards it's dealing, so casinos could still use their standard Bicycle… » 2/22/13 8:37am 2/22/13 8:37am

Download This App and Learn To Play Blackjack

Contrary to popular belief, Blackjack is not an easy game to play or master. You could learn how to count cards but you'll get kicked out of the casino and possibly banned, like those MIT students from the book Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions or the movie "21". » 1/06/13 4:13pm 1/06/13 4:13pm

Learn How to Count Cards and Win at Blackjack with This iOS App

Maybe you know a little about Blackjack, like doubling on 11 or splitting 8's. Maybe you know nothing. But definitely you can know more. With this iOS app, Blackjack Domination, you can learn about all the odds, discover strategies, figure out how to count cards and beat the house. » 8/16/12 10:00pm 8/16/12 10:00pm

Sap Cap Packs a Blackjack Into a Black Hat

The Sap Cap isn't just a logo-less baseball cap. It's also a blackjack, one of those weighted leather weapons private eyes used to get socked with all the time back in the 1940s. » 5/02/09 6:00pm 5/02/09 6:00pm

Samsung Epix (aka BlackJack III) First Smartphone With Built-In Optical…

The Samsung Epix—the BlackJack III in another dimension where BlackBerry doesn't exist and the acronym BJ doesn't make people snicker—actually seems like a solid successor to the BlackJack II, adding the major things it needs to not get laughed at by every other smartphone today, "world's first optical mouse in a… » 10/21/08 12:10pm 10/21/08 12:10pm

Download Samsung BlackJack II's Windows Mobile 6.1 Update Now

The BlackJack II (SGH-i617) finally gets its turn to ride the Windows Mobile 6.1 bus, which brings to it slight UI changes, better SMS threading, improved GPS navigation and internet connection sharing. There's little reason why you shouldn't get it, so download it now and join the 6.1 club. [ Samsung » 9/02/08 9:00pm 9/02/08 9:00pm]

BlackJack III Coming this October?

It's all still rumor for the time being, but word has it that the Samsung BlackJack III (formerly the Samsung i788) will be arriving this October. While slightly thicker than the BlackJack II, it will also run Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro and feature a 320x320 touchscreen, 528MHz processor, 3MP camera, A-GPS, Wi-Fi and… » 7/21/08 1:31pm 7/21/08 1:31pm

AT&T 2008 Smartphone Roadmap Leaked

Believe it or not, AT&T actually does have other smartphones coming this year besides the iPhone 3G and BlackBerry Bold. Four sequel-y Windows Mobile phones all slated for winter, and 6.1 updates for existing ones. Besides the Pantech Tech Duo 2, there's the BlackJack 3 (with a better cam and a little faster… » 7/01/08 3:59pm 7/01/08 3:59pm

Touchscreen Poker Table Antes Up to $30K

Everyone knows that the casino with the most flash often gets the most business. So, if you are looking to take a few dollars out of your friends' paychecks on Saturday night, lure them over with the X10 Ten Player Automated Poker Table. It features 10 12.1-inch touchscreens for the players and a 27-inch LCD in the… » 6/02/08 4:20pm 6/02/08 4:20pm

Samsung BlackJack Finally Getting Windows Mobile 6 Update!

You've been waiting almost a year for it, but Samsung's finally putting out the Windows Mobile 6 upgrade for your BlackJack. Just hit up the link below at 5 p.m. EST (2 p.m. PST) and you'll be able to load it on your own phone. Saves you a bit of cash from having to upgrade to the BlackJack 2. [Samsung] » 1/23/08 12:13pm 1/23/08 12:13pm

Samsung Sammy and the BlackJack II Unboxing

Can't get enough Samsung BlackJack II coverage? Check out this unboxing by Sammy, the internal Samsung mascot. We can't disclose who's actually inside the costume, but we can say it's someone familiar to Giz. Watch it. Watch it now! » 12/11/07 1:45pm 12/11/07 1:45pm

Samsung: Official Response on BlackJack Issues

In case you haven't heard, a rumor has been floating around today stating that AT&T may recall certain BlackJacks due to an antenna issue that could result in poor reception and dropped calls. Reaction to the story by the Samsung camp was swift. » 11/26/07 7:26pm 11/26/07 7:26pm

AT&T may be recalling certain Samsung Blackjacks due to poor reception and dropped calls caused by faulty antennas. No official word has been given yet, but users of AT&T's support forums are buzzing with the news. [BGR] » 11/26/07 2:23pm 11/26/07 2:23pm

BlackJack Friday

Fittingly, Samsung's black BlackJack II will be available this Blackest of Fridays. The red one will go on sale on 12/6. Both smartphones cost $150 after rebate and 2-year contract. [AT&T] » 11/21/07 3:11pm 11/21/07 3:11pm

BlackJack II Hands-On (Verdict: Speedy, Slim and Sexy)

We just got hands-on with the BlackJack II, the Windows Mobile Smartphone follow-up to the popular BJ1. The things we noticed: it's thin like the original, and small enough to feel the same in your pocket as non-smartphones. The OS is Windows Mobile 6, which improves greatly on the original's WM5, and is definitely… » 10/23/07 1:33pm 10/23/07 1:33pm

Blackjack 2 Unveiled as Samsung i617?

We're not sure how official this is, but Mobiledia claims the Samsung i617 is the Blackjack 2. It's likely, since it looks just like the Blackjack 1, but runs Windows Mobile 6, has a 2-megapixel camera, and features 3G HSDPA. We're not sure whether the introduction of the BJ2 means the promised Windows Mobile 6… » 10/09/07 3:50pm 10/09/07 3:50pm

More Sprint Roadmap Leaks?

We've gotten some independent confirmation/rumors on the leaked Sprint roadmap we posted on Tuesday. Our source is saying that the Moto ic602 and Moto V9M will come in September, the Sanyo S500 S1 and HTC Vogue will come in October, the Moto Q9c and LG 260 will come in November, and the international Blackjack will… » 8/24/07 4:30pm 8/24/07 4:30pm

Samsung BlackJack Getting Windows Mobile 6 Update After June?

Nothing's certain yet, but rumor has it the BlackJack won't be getting a Windows Mobile 6 update until some time after June. AT&T users were probably counting on somewhat of an earlier update, seeing as T-Mobile's Dash already got theirs last week, but no such luck (supposedly) for now. Of course, this is from… » 5/07/07 9:40pm 5/07/07 9:40pm