"The trappings of fame.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
"The trappings of fame.
A couple of weeks ago <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/06/jay-z-magna-carta-holy-grail-commercial">a commercial for Samsung mobile phones</a> aired in the middle of the NBA finals.
In case you weren't watching the NBA Finals, Jay-Z rolled out his first execution with Samsung in a major way.
Last night during Samsung's Hope for Children Benefit Gala, $1.5 million was raised and I got to meet my Rob Thomas.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/jay-z-beyonce.jpg"></a>Photo: <a href="http://iam.beyonce.com/post/51915921398">Beyonce</a> The Carter household could be getting a few more millions richer very soon.
Earning a Galaxy S4 is a lot harder than it looks. BA-DUM-TISH!
Seeing as how Samsung mimics everything Apple does or is even rumored to be doing, I guess it's no surprise that it's developing a smartwatch of its own.
Samsung has debuted the Galaxy S IV, and it's full of solid features... as well as odd stuff you'll maybe use once.
Apple and Samsung are rumored to be introducing phones with wireless charging this year. No love for charging with Tesla coils?
Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, and Bob Odenkirk try to work around some legal restrictions.
Samsung wants to bring a new, Linux-based phone OS to market! Yay! So carriers can stuff it full of bloatware! BOOOOOO!
A collection of amusing YouTube questions and theories about the now infamous Samsung Galaxy video swap commercial.
You probably shouldn't base your next phone purchase on this, but here's a blend-off between the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy SIII.
Once again, Apple fans demonstrate the kind of devotion and mindless ferocity cult leaders can only dream of.
Apple just beat Samsung. In round one of a fight that has a thousand rounds in a thousand rings.
Conan: Samsung vigorously defends itself against Apple's absurd claims.
When I first read an email I received earlier about the video above -- which was made to promote the <a href="http://www.samsung.com/global/microsite/galaxynote/note/index.html?type=find">Samsung Galaxy Note</a>, Samsung's smartphone/tablet hybrid -- I hesitated to watch it because so often these days attempts by advertisers to create "viral ads" fall flat or just plain suck.
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In case you hadn't heard, <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2011/08/apples-worldwide-court-battles-against-samsung-where-they-stand-and-what-they-mean.ars">Apple and Samsung have been engaged in a bit of a pissing match over patents</a>, and so far Samsung has been the one getting the most piss on its shoes.
I haven't seen Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey in years, but I'm kind of curious to go back and watch it again <a href="http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-08/24/samsung-2001-prior-art">because of this</a>: Samsung, in defending itself against charges that it stole the design for its Galaxy tablet from Apple's iPad -- along with the idea for some of its smartphones from Apple's iPhone -- is charging that Steve Jobs actually didn't come up with the tablet design idea himself, thus he and Apple can't claim to hold a patent on it.