Samsung revealed its new flagship smartphone—the Galaxy S7—today at Mobile World Congress (MWC), and we were lucky enough to get our hands on the device for a short demo. After spending a few minutes testing the device, it became clear that Samsung can still make a great Android phone.
Samsung’s Galaxy S smartphones have been the most popular Android phones for years. They’re fairly easy to use, have a bright Super AMOLED display, and recently ship with a pretty decent camera. This year’s Galaxy S7 won’t stray far from that familiar strategy.
As we inch closer and closer to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where we’re expecting smartphones aplenty, the rumor engines are currently cranked to eleven. New small iPhone details? MicroSD-equipped Galaxy?! Surfacephone.com?!?
Laptops are at a point right now where they should all be more or less excellent. Ultrabooks are into their third year of relevance, and the screens and processors that are widely available are good enough that you can piecemeal together a perfectly acceptable laptop from chaff, more or less. So making a great one is…
These tools look bad ass. They've got names better than any Nordic Black Metal band. They look like they've just been released from a lengthy prison sentence. I can't decide if I want to use them to build a shed or mash a zombie.
As a kid, I never ordered a deep sea submarine off the back of a cereal box only to discover it was a lousy little model. But I did fall for the promise of the Viliv S7 convertible netbook.
Specs for Viliv's S7 UMPC/netbook/tablet/whatever have popped up, and while the gadget's guts are similar to other netbooks, the physical design— including a jumbo keyboard and battery and a swiveling touchscreen— sets it apart.
Pentax updates its S series with the Optio S7, raising the megapixel count to 7.0 and bringing along a 3x optical zoom and 2.5-inch LCD viewscreen. Pentax follows suit with a number of other camera makers, trying to help users sharpen up their images by giving them faster response, raising the ISO to 1600. This gives…
Sanyo adds another addition to its Xacti line, the S7, packing 7.1 megapixels into its slimline form factor. Add to that a 2.5-inch LCD viewscreen along with video recording capability at 640x480/30fps, and you have yet another acceptable choice in this increasingly crowded field of compact shooters. One…
The Motorola S7 Bluetooth headset has apparently been approved by the FCC. Don't fret, this is not another pair of Oakley Thumps, but the trick here is that the headset can be attached to your own eyewear, and a mullet is optional.