Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 8th Mar 2014 20:42 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems

Out of the millions of things Samsung throws at a wall each year to see what sticks, they seem to have picked the fake leather on devices. The most recent victim? A Windows 8 laptop - the ATIV Book 9 'Style'. This thing joins the phones, tablets, and ChromeBooks Samsung has already tacked the fake leather onto.

Genuine question: is there anyone in the audience here who likes this look? If so, why?

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by Bobthearch on Mon 10th Mar 2014 04:03 UTC
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I'd have to see this and feel it in real life to make a judgement about this specific device. But in general I like a bit of texture, rather than slippery-smooth surfaces. I'd especially appreciate a rubberized 'grippy' surface.

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