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  1. R

    Samsung And Xbox Partner To Show "Better 4K Gaming Experience"

    In a press release today, Samsung has announced that they will be joining forces with Xbox for "Marketing and Retail Partnership for QLED TV and Xbox One X in the U.S." This fall various locations will give gamers the opportunity to experience the Xbox One X on 4k HDR Samsung QLED TVs at various...
  2. M

    Samsung Heir Sentenced to 5 Years Prison by South Korea Court

    The billionaire heir to Samsung, Lee Jae-yong has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for offering bribes to the South Korea's former president and close associates. Those bribes were helping him maintain control of the electronics giant Samsung. His sentencing was halved as prosecutors were...
  3. K

    Samsung CHG70 or an HKC (preferably X3)?

    I'm amazed that I still have this account and since reddit was of no help I'm going onto here for help. I bought the HKC X3 a while ago and aside from some backlight bleed and a green line to the right, it is the best monitor I have ever owned for it's 5,000:1 contrast ratio and it's refresh...
  4. M

    Samsung PLS monitor (S24E650PL) custom gamma

    Hello, i have a Samsung S24E650PL and when i try to adjust the gamma with Quickgamma tool it immediately goes back to the previous gamma, the one that is set among three presets available on the menu. I already installed the monitor driver and its the same. Is there a way it can use a custom...
  5. R

    Samsung Releases The Galaxy S8 Active

    Samsung has officially released the Galaxy S8 Active, available to pre-order tomorrow through AT&T, and will be available in stores Aug. 11th. The S8 Active features a 5.8" AMOLED screen, 12MP rear camera, and a metal body that's compliant with the MIL-STD-810G specification for water, dust and...
  6. FrgMstr

    Samsung Tweets Out Galaxy Note 8 Picture?

    While many are getting ready for an explosion-free Galaxy Note 8 release on August 23rd, it looks as if Samsung's Exynos Twitter account tweeted out a teaser tweet for its Exynos 9 series processor with what might very well be the Note 8. Who knows... Exynos 9 Series (8895) - A MOBILE...
  7. L

    40" 4K curved PC monitor: Philips BDM4037UW vs Samsung UN40KU6500 (UE40KU6100)

    Philips BDM4037UW and Samsung UN40KU6500 (UE40KU6100) seem to be a good choice for a large curved (3000R) 4K PC monitor. Unfortunately KU6500 (KU6300 in non-curved version) uses PWM backlight dimming, though BDM4037UW has some dramatic pixel response time issues. Which do you consider better...
  8. FrgMstr

    HTC 11 is Better than S8 in 5 Ways...But...

    Android Central tells us five things that the HTC U11 does better than the Samsung Galaxy S8. And then some other dude at Android Central tells us why that crappy list of 5 things is meaningless as the Galaxy S8 is the best. Check out the videos.
  9. FrgMstr

    So, about that Samsung Bixby Button

    For those of you that have been working hard enough to rock the new Samsung Galaxy S8, it looks like you are going to have to wait a bit longer to really use that Bixby button to its fullest here in North America. Apparently understanding English and Chinese are not as easy as Samsung thought...
  10. FrgMstr

    Samsung VR Ostrich

    Samsung sent us over a press release this morning highlighting its award winning advertisement. While we usually would not care about this in any way, while it is not attached to "real" VR gaming, it is about VR and it is actually quite entertaining. Enjoy. Check out the video here. The...
  11. cageymaru

    Samsung Unveils a $1,500 49" HDR Ultra-wide Gaming Monitor

    Samsung has unveiled the C49HG90; a new 49" HDR ultra-wide gaming monitor. The monitor has a 3,840 x 1,080 resolution, 1ms response time, 144Hz refresh rate. 32:9 aspect ratio and AMD's FreeSync 2. The price on this monster VA panel has been set at $1,500 which seems excessive even though it...
  12. FrgMstr

    I Hate Bixby - You Hate Bixby - We All Hate Bixby

    I don't own a Samsung Galaxy S8, but I know I have heard all the furor over the Bixby button to nowhere. And while we usually do not post a bunch of Kickstarter projects, this one might be worth a look just on the merits (and hilarity of the angst) of the video promoting this new case that...
  13. cageymaru

    GeForce Garage Marries NVIDIA, AMD and Intel into the Ultimate RGB Gaming Machine

    Today Nvidia has released their guide to building the ultimate RGB gaming PC featuring the GTX 1080 Ti, Intel 750 Series 400GB PCIe SSD and an AMD Ryzen 7 1700x CPU. The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is the star of the Green team's build as it is one of the fastest graphics cards on the planet! They then...
  14. G

    Question about resetting my Android phone

    I factory reset my Galaxy S5 as I will sell it to someone else. I have a lot of personal staff on it so i want to make sure all of them being deleted completed. After reset, I tested it with a free data recovery software and found out contacts and photos were still there. My question is: how to...
  15. ChrysalisHighwayman

    i3-2310m < i7-2620m; RV520 BIOS Update?

    Hi! I just wanted to post this quick question here about upgrading the CPU on my laptop. So, I have the Samsung NP-RV520*don't know the specific model since bought second hand and doesn't have any of the original stickers in place for me to check. Anyway, it came with an i3-2310m installed...
  16. cageymaru

    The 360-Degree Selfie Camera Will Become the New Fad

    The world has gone through its selfie stage, and the fad has faded from the headlines on the news. Are you ready for the 360-degree camera selfie renaissance? Are you ready to take pictures of not just you attempting to break your neck, but also your friends laughing at your misfortune? Are...
  17. S

    Gear VR: Intriguing, exciting, disappointing, expensive, immature?

    Click-bait title, maybe, but it's how I'm feeling after about 2 hours screwing around with a Samsung Gear VR and a Galaxy S7 Edge. Mind you this is the original model which I found on clearance locally for $25; at that price I figured why not? The S7 Edge isn't on the officially supported list...
  18. Zarathustra[H]

    Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition can be Bypassed With a Photo

    If you plan on getting one of those sharp looking new Samsung Galaxy S8 phones, you might want to think twice before utilizing the face unlock feature. iDeviceHelp has posted a video on YouTube showing that the face unlock feature can me fooled with a picture. I had thought that this shortage...
  19. FrgMstr

    Samsung Pours Out Galaxy S8 Information

    For all you phone guys out there, Samsung has let loose with a ton of Galaxy S8 information this morning. S7 vs S8 Infographic - Smartphones Without Limits - The Galaxy S8 Design and UX - Bixby, the Galaxy S8 Intelligent Interface - The Galaxy S8 Camera - The Galaxy S8 Infinity Display - 8...
  20. Zarathustra[H]

    Samsung to Spend $6.98B on 10nm Production Lines Next Month. 7nm coming in 2018

    The Korean English Language ET News site has a story up about Samsung making major investments to ramp up and expand it's 10nm FinFET lines starting next month. Current production volumes produce 25,000 10nm wafers per month with high yields. The planned expansions add another 18,000 wafers per...
  21. Zarathustra[H]

    Samsung’s New Quantum Dots Serve Up Some Tasty TV Colors

    If you guys are like me, you've seen these new fancy looking Samsung QLED TV's start showing up at retailers, but didn't really know what this QLED thing was all about. Wired has an article up discussing Samsung's new Quantum Dot tech at a rather high level, and also includes a link to a much...
  22. FrgMstr

    Fix Your Samsung Gear VR Problems

    Samsung Gear VR is still the best selling VR device going, and of course it is a great way to ease into VR before going whole hog on a system like the Vive that we love and use a lot. However, as with any new hardware, it is not without its issues. Joy of Android has a great article put...
  23. H

    Best Samsung Oculus VR games to improve reflexes

    Hi I was wondering if there are any fast paced games that keep ones mind and reflexes sharp? Thanks
  24. J

    Samsung C27F591 Monitor and Windows 10

    Hi all, I bought the above monitor and I can't make it work properly on Windows 10. I have installed the driver from Samsung but I can't make the image look crispy and nice. This is how my Win bar looks like. The Device Manager shows this: When I update the driver (HDMI) the Wizard shows...
  25. cageymaru

    ZeniMax Files for Injunction Over Oculus Code

    Zenimax has filed an injunction to block sales of Oculus Rift licensed hardware and software that contains disputed code from an earlier lawsuit and subsequent trial. Earlier this year Zenimax was successful in pursuing charges against Oculus that they infringed upon their software and Oculus...
  26. cageymaru

    Samsung's AR Monitorless Tech Allows You to Use Your PC Without a Screen

    Samsung is ready to unveil it's Monitorless augmented reality solution at the 2017 Mobile World Congress event. Monitorless allows you to use your PC without a conventional screen by creating an AR effect with special glasses. The system requirements consists of a pair of Samsung Monitorless...
  27. FrgMstr

    Samsung Chief Faces Arrest Again

    If at first you don't succeed, try try again, right? It sounds as if Lee Jae-yong is not going to keep dogging and ducking these charges, but one thing for sure, it is not a good branding message to keep seeing in the press. Special prosecutors have filed an arrest warrant for Samsung leader...
  28. cageymaru

    Samsung Battery Factory Catches Fire

    One of Samsung's battery factories in China just caught fire. It is confirmed that it is one of the factories that made batteries for the Note 7. Samsung says that it is a small fire but looking at the images, it seems larger. At least it was related to the waste management side of the...
  29. cageymaru

    VR Sales Top $1.8 Billion in 2016

    According to VR sales data compiled by Unity Games, VR sales toppled the $1.8 billion plateau in 2016 after impressively amassing a total of 6.3 million devices sold. On the PC, $718 million was spent. Mobile accumulated $687 million in sales followed by console with $411 million in sales...
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    VESA mount tilt angle question (Why only 15 degrees?)

    Samsung has a great deal for a 40" 4k TV (UN40KU6290) at Costco for only $289.99. Sure, it may not be the greatest gaming monitor ever, but it looks really nice hooked up to my 1080 at 4k 60Hz 4:4:4. The only issue I have is with the VESA mount. The manual says not to mount it at more than a...
  31. cageymaru

    Samsung UN60KU6270 60" 4K Ultra HD HDR is $597 @Wal Mart or Best Buy & More!

    2015 Samsung 4k TV as a Monitor Set Up Guide. This is written by Zarathustra[H]. Reading this is more important than looking at the TVs. https://hardforum.com/threads/2015-samsung-4k-tv-as-a-monitor-set-up-guide.1869675/ On to some of the TVs. There are a bunch on sale! Best Buy seems to...
  32. karsten

    Samsung 960 evo, MSI X99A, pny cs1111 480

    Selling some parts 1/29 prices lowered-- PNY CS1111 480gb http://www.ebay.com/itm/332104449153
  33. FrgMstr

    Get Your VR on for Cheap!

    Now I will argue that Samsung Gear VR is nothing like the experience you can have with the HTC Vive and I have got a good bit of experience on that front, but if you want to dip your toe into the sparkling VR water to see what is going, the latest version of Samsung Gear VR is on sale at Amazon...
  34. FrgMstr

    South Korea Prosecutor Seeks Arrest of Samsung Chief for Bribery

    You would have figured that these guys at Samsung made enough money after selling all the SSDs, TVs, Phones (minus the ones that explode), and a gaggle of other things, to not have to worry about bribery and corruption. Maybe not.
  35. dvsman

    Android Updates after unlocking from service provider?

    Hey guys, I'm hoping someone here knows the answer to this. So I completed the contract on my office phone and had it unlocked via the unlocking code from AT&T (it's a Samsung S6 Edge Plus). But now I started thinking, when the Android 7 update comes out, will I still be able to update it? If...
  36. R

    Samsung 4K TV AG coating removal?

    Hi, this is my first forum post. After reading the forums about using the UN40KU6300 as a PC monitor, I decided to give it a go and I am very happy with the experience, however the main thing that has been bothering me is the rather aggressive AG coat on this TV, so I have decided I want to...
  37. D

    My Only Experience of VR is With Samsung GearVR

    My only experience with VR is using my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge with 1st and 2nd generation GearVR (Consumer editions) headsets.I find the GearVR low cost, highly portable and pretty powerful with a lot of potential. I've never actualy used a Vive or Rift before and was wondering how much better...
  38. C

    4k, color accurate monitor

    Hi everyone. It seems to be that there's quite a few folks here with more in depth knowledge than I can find form typical reviews, so I thought you might be able to help me: I am looking for a new monitor. My source is a late 2013 retina MacBook pro, which tops out a 3840 @ 60hz. My criteria...
  39. dominathan

    Samsung 960 Pro?

    Anyone else still waiting for theirs? I pre-ordered Nov 3rd on Amazon for the 512GB, and it still hasn't shipped. I've seen some people have received theirs. Anyone on here?
  40. J

    Samsung TV settings?

    I'm still learning and configuring my Samsung UN40KU7000. Now I know that only HDMI 1 has UHD Color for accepting a 4K HDR signal. Now, one of the new features on this TV's is HDR+. A lot of sites state that HDR+ is an HDR "Upscaler", and that you shouldn't use it for native HDR content. So...
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