January 20, 2015

Samsung reportedly working on new tablets with 4:3 aspect ratios

According to a new report out of the usually reliable SamMobile, Samsung is working on handful of new tablets with a 4:3 aspect ratio, similar to what is found on Apple’s iPad and the Nexus 9. The company is reportedly working on four new tablets, the SM-T35x/SM-T55x and the SM-P35x/SM-P55x. The former of those pairs will have 8-inch displays, while the latter will have 9.7-inch panels.

September 29, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch met with ‘screen gap’ manufacturing issue

It appears Samsung’s launch of its new Galaxy Note 4 is running into issues with a number of early customers in Korea reporting a manufacturing problem causing a large gap between the display the frame of the device. South Korean outlet IT Today first reported the controversy noting that the gap on the device is […]

September 24, 2014

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 officially launches Sept 26, 140 countries by end of October

Samsung officially confirmed the launch of its new Galaxy Note 4 today announcing that the device will launch in Korea on September 26. It also said the new flagship smartphone would arrive in 140 countries by the end of October.

August 5, 2014

LG leaks G3 Stylus in promo video, looks set to take on Samsung’s Galaxy Note

LG’s flagship smartphone the LG G3 appears set to take on Samsung’s Galaxy Note series as an official promotional video just leaked a second variant, the G3 Stylus. Appearing right at the end of the video, we learn nothing more about the device other than its name and the fact that, yep, you’d never guess, it has […]

July 18, 2014

WQHD display and fingerprint sensor tipped for the Note 4 in latest leak

Leaker @evleaks this morning posted a tweet featuring some interesting APKs from the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 that reveals information about its hardware and software. The list includes the usual suspects, such as S Health, S Music, and Samsung Link software, but two of the APKs might pique your interest. “SStudio_WQHD_K.apk” implies the new phablet […]

July 14, 2014

Future Galaxy Note devices may sport an S Pen powered by ultrasound

  The Galaxy Note has, since its inception, sported an ‘S Pen’ stylus for interacting with its larger, phablet-sized screen. But a new patent published by Samsung in South Korea suggests that this little accessory may be moving away from using a digitizer and toward being ultrasound-powered (via SamMobile).

March 7, 2014

Samsung launches ‘Milk Music’, a free and ad-free (for now) radio app for Galaxy users

Samsung announced today that it’s launching a new free and ad-free music service called “Milk Music” that’s powered by Slacker and available to customers of select Galaxy devices. Samsung says the app, which is available now on available as a download on Google Play, is “fully customizable” and offers over 200 stations and a library of over […]

March 6, 2014

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition discounted to $499/$529 + Free Shipping (Reg. $549/$599)

Amazon has a couple notable deals on the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 today. That’s the 2014 edition first introduced at IFA with some impressive high-end specs. Normally $549 for the entry-level 16GB model, Amazon has it today for $499 + free shipping. You can also get the 32GB model for $529 + free shipping (Reg. $599).

Specs for the tablet including Android 4.3 out of the box, a 1.9GHz Samsung Exynos 5420 Quad-Core processor, 3 GB RAM, an 8MP rear camera, and a 10.1-inch 2560×1600 WQXGA display.

It’s unclear if this is just an Amazon sale or Samsung’s new price on the tablets, but we’d suggest getting one now in case prices go back to normal tomorrow.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 2014 Edition 16GB – $499 (Reg. $549)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 2014 Edition 32GB – $529 (Reg. $599)

Another notable Samsung tablet deal today comes from Groupon, which currently has the 16GB 8-inch Galaxy Note 8.0 (refurbished) for $229. 

January 6, 2014

Flurry of new Samsung tablets expected to launch tonight as specs leak

Samsung has put up banners at CES for a new Galaxy Note PRO and Tab PRO, which it is expected to unveil tonight (photo courtesy of Engadget) – and thanks to leaked specs from the generally dependable @evleaks, we think we have a good idea what to expect. The leak suggests that four new models will be launched, […]

December 10, 2013

The ‘Phablet’ will never die as Samsung ships 10 million Galaxy Note 3 units

Samsung is keeping the Phablet life going single-handedly as they confirm shipment of 10 million Galaxy Note 3 units around the world. While those numbers don’t make the Galaxy Note 3 the fastest selling Galaxy device ever, it’s the fastest selling Galaxy Note.

August 20, 2013

Samsung’s 12.2-inch tablet seemingly confirmed, rumored for October launch

Not content with offering the world’s largest smartphone, The Korea Economic Daily (via BGR) seemingly confirms the rumor we reported last month that Samsung is now planning to launch a 12.2-inch tablet in October, possibly alongside the Galaxy Gear smartwatch … 

August 5, 2013

Samsung sends invites for Sept 4. ‘Unpacked 2013 Ep. 2’ event, new Galaxy Note likely

Samsung just sent invites to “Unpacked 2013 Episode 2” and is hinting that we’ll likely see what’s next in line for its stylus-based Note family. The event is scheduled to take place on September 4 in Berlin, which puts it right in the middle of IFA, one of the year’s biggest technology trade shows taking […]

July 9, 2013

Rumored Galaxy Note III confirmed by User Agent Profile on Samsung’s website

Rumors of a Galaxy Note III, dating back to March, appear to have been confirmed by a User Agent Profile on Samsung’s website, reports SamMobile. Samsung’s own UAPROF confirms the Galaxy Note III, model number SM-N900T and SM-N900A showed up. The model corresponds to Galaxy Note III and confirms the rumoured screen resolution of 1080×1920 … 

January 21, 2013

Samsung’s JK Shin confirms 8-inch Galaxy Note for MWC next month

Just after posting alleged specs for Samsung’s rumored 8-inch Galaxy Note, a report from Korean language inews24 (via Engadget) claimed today that company executive JK Shin has confirmed the device will make an appearance at Mobile World Congress next month.

Earlier today, we posted the full specs of the device courtesy of blog SamMobile. According to the leaked specs, the Galaxy Note 8.0 will include a 1,280-by-800 TFT LCD, a 1.6 quad-core processor, 5-megapixel main camera, and 2GB of RAM. We’ll keep you posted with the latest from MWC next month in Barcelona.

November 28, 2012

Verizon Wireless to make Samsung Galaxy Note II available starting tomorrow for $299 with contract

Verizon Wireless just revealed a Nov. 29 release date for the Samsung Galaxy Note II.

The news came via an update to the October pre-order announcement, and it further clarified the Android device will be available for purchase in stores and online. The phablet comes in either Marble White or Titanium Grey colors for $299.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.

Check out our hands-on review of the Galaxy Note II for a full refresh on specs.

Get more availability details at Verizon Wireless.

October 25, 2012

Samsung Nexus 10 manual leaks ahead of Google event?

Apparently, keeping secrets isn’t in Google’s DNA. Following a leak of the LG Nexus 4 this morning, ahead of Google’s press event on Monday, we now get a look at what appears to be the support manual for the rumored Samsung-built Nexus 10 tablet. The Verge pointed us to these pair of images from Korean […]

October 11, 2012

Handwriting recognition company Vision Objects announces deal with Samsung for Galaxy Note apps

Vision Objects, a company that provides handwriting recognition and digital ink technologies for various platforms, today announced a deal with Samsung to develop apps for the Galaxy Note line of devices. According to the company’s press release (below), Samsung has already integrated the technology into the input panel and S Note personal note-taker app in […]

July 10, 2012

AT&T Galaxy Note users now have Ice Cream Sandwich with Premium Suite

AT&T made things official this morning for Samsung Galaxy Note users by announcing the availability of an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update and Premium Suite from Samsung. While most of us know what to expect with ICS, the Premium Suite will give you access to a number of apps and new features including: the […]

July 6, 2012

Rumor: Galaxy Note 2 to unveil at Berlin’s IFA in August with 5.5-inch display

A recent report suggests the Galaxy Note successor will début with a slightly larger display at a popular consumer electronics show in Europe next month. According to Maeil Business Newspaper, the Galaxy Note 2 will boast a 5.5-inch display, which is .2-inches larger than the original model, and it will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. […]

April 26, 2012

Verizon’s leaked roadmap shows Galaxy S3, HTC’s Note competitor, and new Motorola devices

While many of the devices on the list have rumored or leaked release dates already, BGR claimed to have Verizon’s summer/fall roadmap that details flagship smartphones being launched later this year. According to the report, Verizon Wireless will offer Samsung’s highly anticipated and much rumored Galaxy S3, which the company confirmed yesterday will pack its […]

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