The patent agreement that Microsoft and Samsung Electronics signed Thursday morning will be used to enhance Microsoft's consumer electronics hardware with Samsung's CE knowhow, Microsoft executives said.
ooh dirty sl*t lol. Sleeping with Sony and Microsoft now are we...i'd be careful Samsung you might catch something if you sleep around.
with sony?...well microsoft has previous relationships with samsung for the LCD tvs and Ram used in the xbox 360.
with everyone...sony or microsoft. Choose which ever depending on your "preference". I was just making a funny comment...sadly no one has a sense of humour around here, because they are so seriously being overtaken by a product and the company that provides it to them.
Well if you think about it sony has this massive hardware side that is backing them up and there TV sales boast sales of other devices such as the playstation. Microsoft has the huge software side but lack the resources alot of hardware engineering which is why samsung comes in since they are the biggest hardware manufacter. Sample gets software help, better integration with windows (imagine the TV streaming straight off a Vista PC with no need for a separate box), while microsoft gets the vast hardware knowledge that samsung has.
Think about it Microsoft wants to make a phone, mp3 to whatever samsung has it.
This could actually be pretty good news for Microsoft, as we all know their primary experience is in the software sector, which can be seen by looking at out how big the original Xbox was and how they couldn't get manufacturing costs down enough to make a profit on units sold.
Hopefully tapping into more technical know how from hardware companies such as Samsung will mean they can make improvements such as lowering the noise the fan makes on the 360 and getting rid of the external power supply. It'd be great if we also one day saw a PSTwo style smaller, cheaper version of the console.
Looking at Samsung's latest slim, sleek phones, they could even help out with a Zune phone if it ever comes out.
Ha, maybe Microsoft should consult Sony on hardware advice and Sony consult Microsoft on software advice, then we'd have the perfect console(s)!
samsung kicks sonys ass hardware.
microsoft kicks sonys ass software.
sonys expensive ass gets kicked.
come on sony get the games out and lower the price before microsoft and nintendo get to far ahead !
i want that new wipeout game to happen.
COME ON SONY SORT IT OUT !
i wonder if this has anything to do with the recent announcement of HD-DVD support by samsung
I see this as only good news for MS.
Improvements in reliability. I'm on my second system right now and soon to be on my third.
you need to get-off Xbox 360 and get a PS3 or the Wii. If not, you'll just continue to whine and used that as justification to flame MS.(just a thought)
Well it's always good to form Hardware partnerships and such. Samsung ram is used and MS used samsung's 720p lcd's to display that so called "sweet spot". So yeah this can be a good relationship, not just for MS's current products but the new ones to come.(I can assure you, we will see the Zune get better(flash based) and ofcourse the 720.) The same goes for Samsung, weird because they go agaisnt Sony in the Hardware department.
Ofcourse MS also has a good relationship with Toshiba which is also in the Flash mem business, which seems to be a the hot technology right now. While being very expensive Flash mem is getting into all types of hardware.
Didn't sony come out with a Vaio thats all Flash-based? I wonder what they used?
Samsung pssh, they are good and all and for sure they can help microsoft with their hardware(for sure)but come on they aren't that great. Sony is really doing well hardware wise, they had a ~7% increase in their stock market in electronics, which meant a record high in 5 years. all im saying is yes samsung is great as a partner for microsoft, but sony will still dominate in hardware.
The Fantard logic,"Sony will rule everything and take over the world." Still not giving MS credit for making good parnerships, to improve it's product, which you consistanly bash. All the sudden you feel threatened by another Competitive Hardware player making parnerships with Microsoft, and feel the need to close your sentence with "but sony will still dominate in hardware."
What else is new?..MS can't do anything right by some people.
tha came out wrong. i didn't mean to write it like that, all im saying is yeah its good partnership and all but i dont think it will threaten Sony, or other company's
can this mean that a Samsung Blu-ray drive might be in the works???
This can be good for MS without having to directly deal with sony when it comes to Blu-Ray.
Or can it be possible that MS will benefit from the new Blu-ray/HD-DVD drive Sumsang is putting out???
Eh?....I own both systems. Thats something most of these so called "gamers" can say. I'd buy a wii if i can phreakin find one in my area.
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