Samsung Galaxy Note

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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!

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Samsung crows 5m Galaxy Note sales

Samsung crows 5m Galaxy Note sales

Samsung has announced five million global sales of the Galaxy Note, the company's oversized smartphone/tablet hybrid, taking the high demand for the 5.3-incher as a sign that it has successfully created a new segment. The US and European sales - which average out to a million a month across the time the Galaxy Note has been on the market - will be joined by Japanese availability when the Note LTE arrives in stores there next month. However, it's not entirely clear who has been buying all these so-called phablets.

Continue Reading

Samsung Galaxy Note ICS upgrade pushed to Q2 with added apps

Samsung Galaxy Note ICS upgrade pushed to Q2 with added apps

With Q1 fast running out, Samsung has confirmed that its promised Android 4.0 upgrade for the stylus-toting Galaxy Note will now not arrive until sometime in Q2, though it will bundle some new software to sweeten the disappointment. In addition to Ice Cream Sandwich, the so-called Premium Suite upgrade will also include a bundle of new, S-Pen enabled apps, along with a free copy of Angry Birds Space, which released today.

Continue Reading

Rovio details Angry Birds expansion 240 miles above Earth

Rovio details Angry Birds expansion 240 miles above Earth

It's the greatest day of the week if you're a lover of the ultra popular gaming franchise Angry Birds, as the Space expansion has been revealed by none other than NASA! And not just NASA, but NASA's Don Pettit as he floats aboard the International Space Station 240 nautical miles above the surface of Earth! This announcement contains not just details on how the game will work, and not just notes on when it'll be released - it's got Pettit showing off how an environment relatively free from gravity really truly allows this expansion of the game to take on a whole new face!

Continue Reading

Angry Birds outs Galaxy Note update, Android 4.0 ICS missing

Angry Birds outs Galaxy Note update, Android 4.0 ICS missing

It appears that the possibility that Samsung will be pushing another "Premium Suite" upgrade to their devices instead of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update promised weeks ago may be getting very real. Though we've yet to hear back on the oddity of this particular tip, the words are there for everyone to read, and right at the end of the Samsung Galaxy Note's very own Angry Birds Space teaser 2 video, of all places. We've been teased with this game for some time now, hearing that Rovio is working with Samsung for a release on Samsung smartphones exclusively, that they're working with NASA and National Geographic for cross-promotion, and now that the Galaxy Note will be the first device to roll out with the update.

Continue Reading