In a few months, we may all forget about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall debacle, but for now, everyone, including Grand Theft Auto V modders, are getting their punches in. This version of the game replaces the sticky bomb with the handset, and can be picked up directly from the game's weapons store. In the cabinet next to some heavy guns sits the Galaxy Note 7, though slightly resembling the Note 5 more. Once players make the purchase, you can use the device wreak all kinds of havoc in typical "GTA"-style fashion. In all seriousness, let's just hope that Samsung does manage to replace all faulty devices within the next few months, or some of these scenarios could actually become reality. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video explaining how advanced aliens would need to be to contact us.
Samsung's UN40KU6300 40" 4K Smart LED TV lets you enjoy Ultra HD resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR) content, all for $447.99 shipped, today only, originally $799.99. Put yourself on the forefront of advancements in color, contrast, and sharpness with UHD Dimming. It uses new technology to create a more vibrant viewing experience than you've ever seen. Product page. Continue reading for another video review of a 4K set from the KU6300 line, and more information.
FOX News reports that Nathan Dornacher from St. Petersburg, Florida left his Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone charging in the center console of his Jeep Grand Cherokee. His wife, Lydia, sent their 8-year-old daughter, with the family's service dog, to get back in the vehicle because they were leaving to run more errands. However, when Nathan looked out of the window, he realized his Jeep was on fire, and later on discovered that it was his phone that had exploded and engulfed his vehicle in flames. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral hyperlapse of Burning Man 2016.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery issues has caused the company to issue a massive recall, but not before yet another explosion. An Australian business man was staying in a hotel, charging his Note 7 before bed, and woke up to a charred handset. "My brand new Note 7 exploded this morning while I was still asleep, it was plugged in and charging. Phone completely fried, I can't eject the SIM tray to retrieve my SIM or the SD card. I was using original charger and cable if you are wondering. Charred the hotel room bed sheet and the carpet when I whacked it down to the floor, burnt one of my finger while doing that too," said the man. Continue reading for pictures of the damage.
WowWee Robotic Enhanced Vehicles (R.E.V.) set includes two cars; pick the car you want to control with your smart device, and it's being offered for only $37.99 shipped, today only, originally $49.96. REV are Robotic Enhanced Vehicles that are app-enabled and built for battle. REVs can think, drive and fight for themselves- no player two required. REVs are hardwired to outwit, outplay and outlast you, their human opponents. Product page. Continue reading for the extended trailer, and more information.
Samsung's 16GB USB 3.0 Metal Flash Drive is nearly indestructible, and it's being offered for only $6.99, today only, originally $17.99. With data transfer speeds of up to 130 MB/s and 16GB of storage, this SuperSpeed USB 3.0 flash drive lets you transfer large files in seconds and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 ports. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video (32GB version) and more information.
Finally, after years of speculation, Samsung is set to release a line of smartphones with flexible OLED screens in 2017. The first model is rumored to fold in half, while a second boasts a bendable 5-inch display that unfolds to reveal a tablet-sized 8-inch panel. Both could be shown at Mobile World Congress 2017 in February. Continue reading for another video and more information.
To celebrate the third anniversary of Injustice: Gods Among Us, Samsung has revealed a Batman-themed Galaxy S7 Edge, which not only mixes black and gold accents, but also includes a golden batarang. This limited edition model also boasts "enhanced hardware and software capability" in addition to larger battery designed for mobile gaming. Some bundles will include a Gear VR headset for added immersion. No word yet on pricing, but expect it to hit stores in China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America and Russia, next month. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why Apple Repair is a massive joke.
Samsung's new patent reveals that it could be working on a contact lens-like camera that is triggered by simply blinking. This contact lens would include a camera, small display an antenna, and several sensors. After snapping the image, it will need to be paired with a smartphone, tablet or computer for processing the data. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone juggling a flaming soccer ball.
This is not a machine from an upcoming Robocop sequel, just Samsung's SGR-A1, a sentry robot equipped with a 5.5mm machine gun and a 40mm grenade launcher. When a potential threat is detected, it notifies the command center, at which time, the human operator can use the robot's video and audio devices to communicate remotely before deciding to open fire. It boasts heat and motion detectors to identify potential targets more than 2 miles away. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a waterjet machine used to slice a laptop in half, like butter.