Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy S III vs Galaxy Note hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S III vs Galaxy Note hands-on

This week at CTIA 2012 we caught up with Ryan Bidan, Director of Product Marketing for Samsung Mobile, who was glad to provide us with a hands-on comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note, two titans for the modern Samsung smartphone line. What you're about to see is that in addition to the obvious differences between the two like the screen size and the fact that the Galaxy Note has a pen, the Galaxy S III provides its own set of wholly unique elements that the Galaxy Note does not yet have access to. Have a peek here and see if it's time to pick up the Note or if you'll be better off waiting for the next-generation Galaxy smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Android 4.0 upgrade goes live

Samsung Galaxy Note Android 4.0 upgrade goes live

Samsung has begun pushing out the Ice Cream Sandwich update to the Galaxy Note, with some owners reporting notifications that Android 4.0 is ready to be delivered over-the-air to their phone/tablet hybrid. The upgrade weighs in at just short of 319MB and includes the new version of TouchWiz, according to the message Note owner Devin Balentina received on his phone, along with the new S Note app and a new S Memo widget for the homescreen.

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Will the Stylus Have the Last Laugh?

Will the Stylus Have the Last Laugh?

There are times, the SlashGear team reminds me, when I sound like a broken record; not least is when I'm bleating on about stylus input and what makes a "proper" tablet. Apple's iPad convinced the market that fingers were most functional, and the clunky digital pens of Windows 7 slates did little sway them otherwise. Yet with the news that note-taking app Evernote has acquired Penultimate, a digital handwriting specialist, could we be nearing the second coming of the stylus?

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HTC 1080p phablet lies to Verizon

HTC 1080p phablet lies to Verizon

It's always fun to report a tip that comes in on the "completely unbelievable" bus in from the rumor mill, and an HTC competitor for the Samsung Galaxy Note in the form of a 1080p 5-inch display-having phablet has started our enjoyment up early today! This information comes from a roadmap listed by BGR with no photographic evidence and a tip from an anonymous donor, but here lies the possible truth: HTC does have a history of bringing the heat to the high-definition display world, and Verizon is due for an HTC device.

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T-Mobile Galaxy Note pictures spotted in the wild

T-Mobile Galaxy Note pictures spotted in the wild

Seemingly confirming strong rumors that the Samsung Galaxy Note would be making its way from AT&T to T-Mobile, a picture has surfaced of a giant phone that is none other than the Galaxy Note, with T-Mobile branding emblazoned on the device. If it's a PhotoShop hack, they did a pretty good job because there are many minute details that point to it being legitimate.

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T-Mobile might be getting Galaxy Note

T-Mobile might be getting Galaxy Note

There's a rumor floating about that the Samsung Galaxy Note, currently exclusive to AT&T, will be making its way to the magenta-colored carrier in the near future. The unique 5.3-inch handset has been making a lot of waves, and going from AT&T to T-Mobile would not require a lot of huge changes under the hood. It's interesting to think about if nothing else, and there are a couple solid pieces of evidence to the rumor.

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Pink Samsung Galaxy Note hits Korean shelves

Pink Samsung Galaxy Note hits Korean shelves

Samsung's pink version of the Galaxy Note has gone on sale in Korea, and when you're dealing with an oversized phablet like the 5.3-inch Note, that's a whole lot of pink. Offering the same 1280 x 800 touchscreen with both finger and digital stylus input - then pen here also being matching pink, with a fetching grey barrel button - and Android Gingerbread complete with TouchWiz modifications, the pink Galaxy Note should, Samsung hopes, extend the appeal of the handset to a more female audience.

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note gets early Android 4.0 ICS: here’s how

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note gets early Android 4.0 ICS: here’s how

This week we're getting our first real glimpse of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on the unique "phablet" family with the AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note. This software has not come through traditional means, instead being pushed by hackers and excited developers wishing to bypass the process Samsung and AT&T must go through before they can update their devices officially. Have a look below at our hands-on with the device running this new tasty treat packed with Ice Cream Sandwich goodness and, barring the fear that grips you when you think of hacking, grab it for yourself!

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AT&T Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich ROM leaked

AT&T Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich ROM leaked

There have been a couple of Ice Cream Sandwich leaks for the GSM version of the Samsung Galaxy Note, but they were strictly beta releases with some functionality buggy, broken, or missing. ICS updates for the Note have been promised for Q2, and we might be close to a release seeing as how a ROM was just leaked for the AT&T version of the Note.

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