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Tom's Hardware Ask Me Anything - Samsung

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Ask Samsung anything you've ever wondered about its storage and memory products.

Ever wanted to ask one of the big hardware or software giants something directly? Why’d they do that? Where’d the idea come from for that last product? What’s in store next? Well, now you have the chance!
Tom’s Hardware is proud to announce the fourth of our brand new community features – ASK ME ANYTHING.
On Wednesday, July 31st, we’ll be hosting the fifth of a series of Tom’s Hardware Ask Me Anythings, and our guests will be official representatives from Samsung!
This thread will be unlocked, open and live for 24 hours starting at 12:00 noon eastern on July 31st, and questions will be moderated and supervised by Tom’s Community Manager, Joe Pishgar, and a full team of Senior Moderators.
Ask Me Anything Rules
• No tech support questions, as these require in-depth personal follow-up and diagnostics.
• All Rules of Conduct apply.
• Keep questions direct and to the point.
• Avoid opinion bias - ie: "Why are all your products awesome/bad/smelly?"
• Be respectful of our guests, no insults, no leading questions.
• Do not post duplicate questions, or repost your question multiple times.
• Not all questions may be answered. Questions may not be answered in the order in which they are received or posted.
Only registered users will be able to ask questions, so if you haven’t yet, be sure to register now for your chance to participate!
The official representatives will reply periodically over the time the AMA is active using a recognized and verified account.
Please join us on this date to throw your questions into the mix and ask Samsung what you've always wanted to ask!
What: Ask Me Anything – Samsung
When: Wednesday, July 31st, 12:00 p.m. Noon EDT
Where: Tom’s Hardware Community Forum: Storage
Who: John Lucas, Senior PR Manager and Ryan Smith, Senior Product Marketing Manager, SSD
Hit the jump here for a link to the AMA thread itself and bookmark for quick and easy access when the AMA opens for questions.
See you on the forums!
~ The Tom’s Hardware Community Team

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    vmem , July 29, 2013 2:53 PM
    oh man, this one should be good. I have so many things I want to ask samsung... including if they'll ever use a metallic material for their products (only thing holding me back from buying samsung honestly)
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    Giovanni-L , July 29, 2013 4:20 PM
    @vmem haven't you noticed most companies don't use true metal in their phone casings either? They might use higher quality plastic that can LOOK and feel like metal, but it isn't.

    And... your excuse is really annoying. "only if it has metal on it". Most phones do, just crank open the back cover xP
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    phatboe , July 29, 2013 4:43 PM
    @vmem You apple fanbois need to learn how to read, this AMA is geared toward memory and storage products only!
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    TheBigTroll , July 29, 2013 4:54 PM
    cant imagine what would happen if toms got apple to do a AMA
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    piklar , July 29, 2013 7:33 PM
    Id like to know if they plan on any 4K displays for PC professionals and enthusiasts..
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    vmem , July 29, 2013 8:18 PM
    @vmem You apple fanbois need to learn how to read, this AMA is geared toward memory and storage products only!

    Well excuse me, I do need to read more than the title before I get excited and comment

    I do find it funny however that you assume I'm an apple fanboi just because I like their aluminum casings... never owned an apple device in my life. have owned alienware and custom desktops, and currently holding an HTC DNA and would simply like more companies than HTC to understand that things like aluminum, or even as giovanni suggest "modified, hardened plastic" is nice. I don't want a $600 device that flexes when I squeeze it, is that really too much to ask?
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    dark_wizzie , July 29, 2013 8:30 PM
    Samsung, how much do you hate Apple? A little? A lot? Teeny weeny?
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    loosescrews , July 30, 2013 12:14 AM
    Why do you use a triple core controller in your SSDs? Is it because some competitor used a dual core controller, or is it really the sweet spot in price/performance/power consumption?
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    Formata , July 30, 2013 1:00 AM
    What ever happened to the Spinpoint series HDDs?
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    loosescrews , July 30, 2013 1:17 AM
    What ever happened to the Spinpoint series HDDs?

    Seagate bought Samsung's hard drive business. Source:
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    TheBigTroll , July 30, 2013 4:07 AM
    Samsung, how much do you hate Apple? A little? A lot? Teeny weeny?

    they wouldnt. they jacked up apple's chip prices by 20% the last time i checked
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    Grandmastersexsay , July 30, 2013 4:23 AM
    When will we see 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB standard memory options for your phones? What is the reason behind offering the same memory options that were available five years ago while the memory has gotten smaller physically and phone sizes have increased?