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Video game makers finding their way in virtual worlds

Jun 17, 2016 - 12:36 AM

Virtual reality games get real at E3 this year as studios show off titles tailored for the Rift HTC Vive PlayStation VR and Galaxy Gear VR headsets

VIRTUAL REALITY. Attendees react as they use Samsung Galaxy smartphones to take a virtual reality (VR) simulated ride at Six Flags during the E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles, California, USA, June 14, 2016. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Virtual reality porn and the future of loneliness

Apr 05, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Virtual reality as a concept has existed in science fiction as far back as the 1940’s but it’s only been in the last 5 years that it’s come within reach of average consumers Porn however appears to be leading the charge

VR ANYWHERE. The author tries on the Samsung Gear VR while in a coffee shop.

Samsung takes on Apple, tech pundits in new ads

Sep 15, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Both Samsung USA and Samsung Korea respond to Apple s recent iPhone announcements with their own scathing advertisements

A BITE OUT OF APPLE. Samsung's new ads point to its products being ahead of the curve. Screen shot from YouTube.

Samsung adds Gear Fit smartband to fitness tracker line

Feb 25, 2014 - 3:23 AM

Samsung s Gear product portfolio expands with the new Gear Fit smartband

GEAR FIT. The Samsung Gear Fit uses a curved Super AMOLED display. Photo from Samsung

Samsung unveils Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smart watches

Feb 23, 2014 - 6:13 PM

A big upgrade from its predecessor Samsung s Gear 2 smartwatch is water resistant and has a standalone music player and comes with fitness tracking funcitonality

TechRap: Galaxy S4 Zoom vs Lumia 1020

Dec 02, 2013 - 2:32 AM

It’s time for another smartphone camera shoot it’s Galaxy S4 Zoom vs the Nokia Lumia 1020

TechRap: Samsung Galaxy Gear, IFA highlights

Sep 08, 2013 - 3:27 PM

This week s TechRap brings you Samsung Galaxy Gear Note 3 and IFA 2013 highlights all the way from Berlin Germany

Samsung unveils Galaxy Gear, new Note devices

Sep 06, 2013 - 9:27 PM

Samsung unveils three new devices in episode 2 of its unpacked 2013 event in Berlin Germany

Samsung Galaxy Gear hands-on review

Sep 05, 2013 - 6:11 PM

Samsung is first out of the gate in the smartwatch space with the Galaxy Gear Rappler s @michaeljosh got hands on time with the device Check out his review

HIGHLIGHTS: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 launch

Sep 04, 2013 - 11:56 PM

Samsung is expected to announce the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone tablet hybrid and the Galaxy Gear smart watch at its Unpacked Episode 2 event in Berlin Germany on September 4

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch details leaked

Sep 03, 2013 - 6:25 PM

Samsung is set to unveil its Galaxy Gear smartwatch at its Unpacked Episode 2 event in Berlin Germany this week

SMARTWATCH. Leaked image of the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Photo from the Samsung Galaxy Gear Facebook Fan Page

Samsung to unveil 'smartwatch' next month

Aug 17, 2013 - 9:41 PM

The Galaxy Gear which will allow users to make calls access email and even surf the Internet will launch on September 4

SMARTPHONES. Reports have surfaced about plans for smartwatches from tech giants, with launches possible later this year. Photo from AFP