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CES 2013: Samsung's Stephen Woo live blog

Samsung president Dr. Stephen Woo talks at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

  • Josh Lowensohn 1/9/2013 6:30:36 PM
    Thanks again for tuning in everyone.
  • Reaso2000 1/9/2013 6:30:44 PM
    Apple has no counter for this flexxy technology.
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:31:13 PM
    @Reaso2000 I wonder if Apple will come up with something similar. I think it looks v. cool!
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:32:45 PM
    Ok folks Josh and James are going to get some cool pics of the flexible display and I will hang out a little bit to facilitate a chat for those who remain.
  • shawn williams 1/9/2013 6:32:51 PM
    I'm confused. Why does Apple need to counter this?
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:33:10 PM
    @Shawn Because they are Samsung's chief competitor in mobile devices.
  • S.S Balaji 1/9/2013 6:33:32 PM
    octa is stunning
  • Reaso2000 1/9/2013 6:34:20 PM
    They will have to. These flexxy displays are the Holy Grail answer to displays breaking when dropped
  • Alex Zwart 1/9/2013 6:34:24 PM
    Will you be able to actually hold and bend the devices yourselves?
  • JM 1/9/2013 6:34:27 PM
    just waiting for the new display hands on by CNETplease give us more info about it
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:34:31 PM
    @s.s balaji I think it looks pretty cool too. It's crazy how advanced these mobile processors have become. They truly are turning these devices into something as powerful as a laptop.
  • JM 1/9/2013 6:34:32 PM
    Yay! good keynote for mobile fans!
  • Mike 1/9/2013 6:34:51 PM
    No phone with fingerprint technology....
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:35:06 PM
    @Alex I am not at the event, but I think Josh is hoping to get his hands on the flex screen. I cant wait to see the pics they get. So stay tuned for a slideshow!
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:37:16 PM
    Here is the CNET story on the news of the new display: ces.cnet.com
  • Kent Nelson 1/9/2013 6:37:28 PM
    I don't think anyone expects to see truly flexible displays in products this year. But what about unbreakable plastic substrate OLED displays? Still on track for 2013 H2? Disappointed not to hear any mention of that.
  • Beau de Raeve 1/9/2013 6:37:32 PM
    No Galaxy SIV :'(
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:38:14 PM
    @Beau I am sure you aren't the only disappointed fan of the Galaxy line of products. Maybe they'll announce something at Mobile World Congress next month.
  • S.S Balaji 1/9/2013 6:38:22 PM
    @Marguerite Reardon if samsung gets the power saving part right just like they mentioned then we can safely assume the cpu crown for 2013 goes to samsung
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:38:57 PM
    @S.S. Balaji It does look like it will be tough to beat!
  • Reaso2000 1/9/2013 6:39:00 PM
    Almost every iPhone Gorilla Glass display will break at some point. These flexxy displays will prevent that.
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:39:55 PM
    Feel free to send in your questions and comments. I'm going to hangout on the live blog a little while longer to keep the discussion going. Josh and James are off getting some hands on time with flexible display!
  • knect 1/9/2013 6:41:18 PM
    Pretty cool, and excited to see what Apple comes out with to counter. Samsung and Apple fan here.
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:43:25 PM
    Ok folks. I guess it's time to leave you. Stay tuned to CNET for photo galleries from the keynote and for photos from Josh and James of the new announced products from the Samsung keynote.
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/9/2013 6:43:36 PM
    Thank you for joining us and participating!
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