[News] Samsung Sells Linux (Ballnux) Phones at Almost 100 Times The Pace of Microsoft "KIN", Makes Linux TVs

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200,000 Galaxy S Handset Sold in Korea After Only 10 Days

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| Considering that Apple's iPhone 3GS sold a 
| little over 800,000 units in roughly 8 
| months, this is big news for Samsung.


Review: The 'demure' Samsung N210 netbook

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| If you don’t need a full Windows 
| environment, HyperSpace Instant-on takes 
| you online in seconds, if you don’t want 
| to wait for Windows 7 to boot. This is a 
| Linux set-up which may not suit all users 
| but is certainly quick. 


Vodafone 360 Samsung H2 officially launched

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| The Samsung H1 runs off the Linux-based 
| LiMO operating system, using the Vodafone 
| 360 skin, and features an 8-megapixel 
| camera and one of Samsung’s fab Super 
| AMOLED screens, as seen in the Samsung 
| Galaxy S.


Sprint Announces $99 Samsung Intercept for July 11


TVs too:

Samsung Aims to be Smartest TV in the Connected TV Market


MobiTV by the Numbers



Microsoft Kin ad encourages you to send moob shots to girls

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| Consumer Reports is calling out Microsoft
| (NSDQ: MSFT) for its Kin ads because it’s
| “creepy” that one ad apparently shows some
| hip dudester sending pictures of his chest
| to some equally hip lady.


Microsoft Kin upshirt ad called 'creepy'

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| I'm sure there are few people left in the
| world who have not, at one time or another,
| sent a picture of their most favorable body
| parts to someone they loved. Or at least
| coveted. Or at least knew. I am, therefore,
| moved to photograph the frothing in my
| brain caused by the controversy surrounding
| a video for Microsoft's new Kin phones
| aimed at young social-networking hipsters.


Microsoft KIN Phones Strictly For Kids


Can Kin, Windows Phone 7 Series Rescue Redmond?


Microsoft: Windows Phone 7 won't arrive 'feature complete'

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