STMicroelectronics buys out bTendo, plans to jumpstart the Android projector phones revolution

Samsung Galaxy Beam 2
by 1 year ago

Although Samsung has finally managed to get the Galaxy Beam out in several markets worldwide after having some mysterious production issues, the Android projector-phones revolution which we predicted more than a year ago hasn’t quite started. The initial level of interest surrounding the Beam, the first commercial Android phone with a built-in pico-projector, hasn’t been very encouraging for the nascent niche, which might have quashed the enthusiasm of some tech lovers. We, however, never stopped hoping for some rapid evolution in the area, and it seems that our hopes were not in vain. STMicroelectronics, a Swiss-based multinational electronics manufacturer, could…

Samsung Galaxy Beam now selling in the UK, US release still unannounced

by 2 years ago

Although it was supposed to start selling in the UK more than three weeks ago, the Samsung Galaxy Beam phone/pico projector is only now up for grabs for the wide public. We don’t know exactly what was the problem with Expansys’ stocks at the beginning of the month, but what we do know is that at least 15 unlucky tech users who didn’t manage to get a Beam then can do so now. That’s how much units Expansys UK is claiming to have in its stocks, and it might be enough for a day or two. After that, there’s no…

Asus plans notebooks with integrated projectors. Are tablets next?

Asus notebook projector
by 2 years ago

We’ve been talking here on Android Authority about how much we’d like to see smartphones and tablets featuring projectors for years (literally!), but unfortunately the technology advancements in this area have been very slow. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Beam smartphone with a built-in nHD projector back in February, but the Gingerbread-running little guy has yet to see the light of day and still doesn’t have an official release date or a price tag attached to its name. Other than that, things are very dark for all of us who’ve been hoping to have a bunch of gadgets with built-in powerful projectors…

Samsung Debuts HD Projector Android Phone – Galaxy Beam & More!

by 2 years ago

Imagine having an HD projector on your mobile phone – you’d like that right? 50 inch movies and pictures to show your friends and family, anywhere, all while on the move? Looks like good ‘ol Samsung has you covered. That’s exactly the vision Samsung has for you, as we are seeing at Mobile World Congress 2012, in Barcelona, Spain. While the specs aren’t quite at the cutting edge, say like the Galaxy S3, the HTC One X, or any of the other super-devices being thrust our way over the next few days, it does have a projector. I mean, how…