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 p13. on Sat 8th Mar 2014 22:47 UTC
p13.
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2005-07-10

On their phones and tablets, i'd say it's an improvement over the chintzy plastic, but only just ...

On a laptop, it just looks plain tacky.

Haven't felt it yet, so i'll reserve judgement until then.

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RE: Vote withheld
by The123king on Sun 9th Mar 2014 02:24 in reply to "Vote withheld"
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2009-05-28

It'll probably feel the same as the cheap plastic interior of a Ford Ka. But then again, as an entry-model city car, the Ford Ka never tried to hide itself under a tacky leather-textured trim, it just looked and felt cheap because it was.

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