Posts tagged with: advertisements
  • by | October 17, 2013 1:39 PM

    "Samsung's best commercial is for its worst product." That's my nomination for best (non-Pocketnow) tech headline of the year, and it comes from Vlad Savov over at The Verge. The headline leads, by way of a link, to Vlad's largely negative review of the Galaxy Gear, Samsung's new smart watch. And while I've spent only a day or so with my own Galaxy Gear review unit, I already find myself disagreeing with Vlad's conclusion. I don't think the Gear is Samsung's worst product, or even a predominantly bad one. But -and here's the interesting part- I think my opinion is due in large part to that ...

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  • by | May 2, 2013 11:38 AM

    Google Glass is the latest consumer electronics product from Google -- though you can't buy it just yet. More than hardware, Google makes a lot of money from selling advertising space. A lot of money.  You'll see ads when you look at search results, on websites that have partnered with the search giant, in Maps -- all over the place. It's not quite as bad as some originally thought -- they never released a "free phone" paid for entirely with advertisements like some had predicted. Google has kept the same model they introduced with smartphones on tablets, televisions, and other products ...

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