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Free 3D VOD From Samsung Reaches India

Samsung’s 3D Video On Demand service is now available for Indian consumers. The VOD service is already available in South Korea and will allow users to watch 3D video content on their 3DTVs without any additional fees.

Users will only need a couple things to get started. First, they have to download the Explore 3D app from the Samsung TV apps store. The second thing is, obviously, having a 3DTV. Those two things will allow users to enjoy hot content such as movie trailers, music videos, documentaries, you name it!

Samsung Galaxy S2 In U.S This August

Samsung Galaxy S2 is set to hit the U.S. markets this coming August, and people at Samsung expect it to have the ancestral traits and believe it to be their next best Android smartphone. The phone was first released in the homeland of the company i.e. South Korea in April and spread across the globe after that and finally it is reaching U.S in the summer.

With its Dual Core application processor, sleek design and ridiculously perfect display this might be something to look forward to for the smart Phone maniacs in the States.

South Korea To Move All Students To Tablets And E-books

South Korea, the world’s most wired nation, has announced that it expects to replace all paper textbooks with electronic tablets at its state-run schools by 2015.

Ever since the Kindle e-reader hopped onto the scene in 2007, the dream of completely digitalizing all educational material and cramming it into a slim and light device slowly became feasible, albeit at turtle speeds.

Samsung Asks U.S. To Ban iPad, iPhone Imports

The filing, dated Tuesday, says Apple’s iPhone, iPod digital music player and iPad tablet infringe on five of Samsung’s patents involving telecommunications standards and user interface inventions.

Samsung also filed a new patent lawsuit against Apple in a Delaware federal court on Wednesday.

Tesco Brings Virtual Shopping To Subway Stations

Tesco, known as Fresh & Easy in America, and Home Plus in South Korea has come up with the concept to use photos of grocery products, as well as QR codes. The grocery products will be displayed on billboards, subway stations, and users will simply have to scan the image using the camera on their smartphone and add the item to their virtual basket.

The users can also pay through the platform and have the items delivered to them on the same day. This means that working mothers can scan some vegetables, fruit, and a few other necessary products, continue on with their day and come home without having to visit the grocery store.

Apple Sues Samsung In South Korea

Apple is bringing its latest lawsuit against Samsung to the electronic giant’s home turf, filing another patent case against in South Korea, in the latest in an ongoing spate of courtroom battles between the two companies.

Apple drew first blood when it sued Samsung over striking similarities between the Galaxy line, including the Nexus S and the Epic 4G, and its own iPhone.

HTC EVO 4G+ Coming Soon!

It’s been a short while since we’ve covered anything related to HTC, and we happy to tell you guys that the HTC Rider is actually the HTC EVO 4G+. While there isn’t 3D support, its other specs are sure to please.

The device has a dual-core 1.2GHz CPU, and carries a vibrant 4.3″ qHD display without any 3D BS. For a phone, the RAM is rather sufficient, providing a total of 1GB of RAM and a 1080p capable 8MP rear-facing camera with a 1.3MP front-facing camera.

Samsung Receives Bomb Scare After Bin Laden’s Death

Shortly after the main news stations had reported on the death of Bin Laden, Samsung Electronics received a bomb threat. The threat was made to the main branch of Samsung in Seoul, Korea. Interestingly enough, the Canadian division of Samsung also received a similar threat. The threat to Samsung in Korea also threatened other targets around Seoul. The targets listed in the the threat were embassies of Turkey, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Syria and Egypt. All the embassies immediately raised security according to reports.

Police Raid Google Office; Seize Hard Drives

Police in South Korean stormed Google’s Korea head office in Seoul on Tuesday under the suspicion that the branch office had illegally collected location data from application subscribers. Detective, Seonghun Kim said that the raid wasn’t directly related to Google but to an app development company under Google. The app illegally collected location information from subscribers who installed the app in a reference to AdMob, a Google acquisition.

Think 3G, Then Multiply That 40 Times: LTE Advanced

The South Korean Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute claims that they (South Korea) has created the strongest and fastest 4G network in the world. Their new technology, called LTE Advanced, runs 40 times faster than current 3G networks. What does LTE Advanced let you achieve? Users will be able to enjoy streaming HD videos to their mobile devices as well as being able to play 3D games without lag. What would normally take 6 minutes to download on 3G will take about 9 seconds to download on LTE Advanced. It is truly the technology of the future, and I cannot wait till we get LTE Advanced support in the United States. If we can have more power, why not? The best part of this new LTE Advanced technology is that it will work with existing 2G and 3G networks. Now for the catch: