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Samsung backtracks on Aug 29 Galaxy Note 2 confirmation

Samsung backtracks on Aug 29 Galaxy Note 2 confirmation

Samsung has backtracked on apparent confirmation that its IFA 2012 "Unpacked" event will see the official launch of the Galaxy Note 2, despite a spokesperson's previous "phablet" promises. Announced yesterday, the event on August 29 will mark a year since the launch of the original Galaxy Note, so it came as little surprise when an unnamed Samsung spokesperson revealed the second-gen model would indeed take the spotlight. However, "we cannot disclose information on what will be unveiled" a subsequent company rep told AllThingsD when questioned.

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Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 2 debut imminent

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 2 debut imminent

Samsung's August 29 event at IFA 2012, confirmed yesterday, will indeed see the launch of the Galaxy Note 2 the company has reportedly revealed. Although the invitations Samsung issued yesterday to the Berlin press conference did not indicate which device or devices would be on the agenda, the Korean firm supposedly told Reuters that "we plan to unveil the next Galaxy Note at the Samsung Mobile Unpacked event."

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Samsung Mobile Unpacked invites unleashed for IFA 2012

Samsung Mobile Unpacked invites unleashed for IFA 2012

It's time to bring on the next generation of Samsung devices with "Pushing Boundaries" in the pipeline as the manufacturer of smartphones, tablets, televisions, cameras, and everything in between heads to IFA 2012. This event will take place on Thursday, August 30th at 11AM local time in Berlin, with "Samsung's full product lineup" ready for display immediately following. We'll be there with bells on, ladies and gentlemen, as we expect nothing less than mobile and much more giant devices to be revealed as it is at each Germany-based Unpacked event of the past.

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note hits August 8th for three bills

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note hits August 8th for three bills

This week the folks at Samsung and T-Mobile are getting ready to unleash the Samsung Galaxy Note once again, this time on the big pink carrier. This device has already been out for several weeks on AT&T's 4G LTE network and is now ready for action with T-Mobile's HSPA+ 4G flavoring of content delivery. You'll be able to pick the device up starting on August 8th for $249.99 USD with a 2-year contract attached.

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note Review

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note Review

This week we've got our hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note as carried by T-Mobile in the USA - and with it we've got another home-run for the unique device team. Samsung took the time to create something unique in the Galaxy Note when it was first revealed for an international audience, and now the T-Mobile user base has the opportunity to use it on their favorite carrier. Is that the beginning and the end of it? Let's have a peek!

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Samsung records $5.9bn Q2 boosted by strong Galaxy S III sales

Samsung records $5.9bn Q2 boosted by strong Galaxy S III sales

Samsung has revealed its financial results for Q2 2012, and as expected it's been a barnstorming quarter, with the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note helping push operating profit up 79-percent to $5.9bn. Sales for the three month period rose 21-percent year-on-year to $42bn, with mobile specifically up 75-percent alone, though Samsung's semiconductor business was a blot on the balance sheet with a 6-percent fall versus last year.

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Samsung sets Major Galaxy announcement for August 15th

Samsung sets Major Galaxy announcement for August 15th

The folks at Samsung have sent our invites to the press for a "major" Galaxy-line announcement on the 15th of August, fueling rumors that a second-generation Galaxy Note device is in the works. As Samsung has already announced and released their king of smartphones, the Galaxy S III, it's time for their queen, if you might call it that, of devices in either the Galaxy Tab or the Galaxy Note line to appear. One might also hypothesize that it could be a combination of the two.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II benchmark reveals quad-core CPU, 720p display

Samsung Galaxy Note II benchmark reveals quad-core CPU, 720p display

A report from DDaily last week indicated that the Galaxy Note II would debut on August 30th in Berlin before the start of IFA 2012. Now benchmarks for the handset have appeared on GLBenchmark, showing that the device will run a quad-core Exynos processor as rumored. The clock speed looks to be 1.6Ghz, 200Mhz higher than the quad-core CPU found in the Galaxy S III. That falls nicely in line with the clock speeds between the Galaxy S II and original Galaxy Note.

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Sky Go hits Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note

Sky Go hits Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note

Sky has extended support for its Sky Go on-demand and streaming TV Android app to a further three Samsung smartphones, including the latest flagship Galaxy S III. The new update brings Sky Go - a free service to existing Sky subscribers - to the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy Note as well, joining the existing support for a clutch of HTC phones.

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T-Mobile says 77% of consumers want a large-screen phone

T-Mobile says 77% of consumers want a large-screen phone

Whether or not you think it's cool, one thing that Samsung's Galaxy Note phone has sparked is discussion about "how big is too big" when it comes to smartphones. The Galaxy Note measures in at a whopping 5.3 inches, while the most popular Android tablet is just a bit bigger at 7 inches. Do consumers want this phone-tablet fusion? T-Mobile says yes.

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