by Jules Wang | July 17, 2016 11:12 PM
Consumer Reports put the Galaxy S7 Active — a phone that should be able to withstand water immersion "up to 5.0 feet for up to 30 minutes" — to its water immersion test. It failed. It put another Galaxy S7 Active to its test. That one broke, too. The magazine decided that it could not recommend the phone to its readers. Samsung released a statement in light of that aversion, reading: The Galaxy S7 active passed rigorous tests to ensure IP68 certification for water resistance. Samsung stands behind this water resistance certification, and will replace any Galaxy S7 active under its ...
by Michael Fisher | September 18, 2012 2:10 PM
Touch screens are on the verge of getting ridiculous. In the beginning, there was resistive technology - a sensor layer adhered to a smartphone display that detected pressure from a stylus or fingernail and reacted accordingly. Then, amid a few transitional technologies like the heat-sensing buttons on some of the dumbphones from LG's more aspirational period, capacitive display technology burst onto the scene. LG actually beat Apple to the punch on that one with 2007's Prada, but it was the original iPhone, launched the same year, that catapulted capacitive-touch technology into ...
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