Galaxy Note 4 is one of the best smartphones in 2014. There are still no no real rivals for the unique and promising S Pen (stylus) in the smartphone market. iPhone 6 Plus can only compete in size and bulkiness. However, after using Galaxy Note 4 a few days, I realized several obvious Galaxy Note 4 defects. Most of them actually should have not been presented in such a successful product of its 4th generation. These defects reflect the confusion and lack of confidence in the … [Continue reading] about Top 5 Galaxy Note 4 Defects
Galaxy Note 4 was finally announced on September 3, 2014. Samsung will very likely start to ship Galaxy Note 4 as early as the 4th week this September in selected regions, although in the event, October was confirmed for global release of Note 4. In most other regions, you will be able to get Galaxy Note 4 in October. So, before deciding whether you should get the Galaxy Note 4, let's compare Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy Note 4 to find out what the new features/improvements are. Update: Galaxy … [Continue reading] about Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy Note 3, What’s new in Galaxy Note 4?
There is no doubt Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3, 2 days before IFA 2014. This is the tradition of announcing Galaxy Note phones. Galaxy Note was announced in IFA 2011, Galaxy Note 2 in IFA 2012, Galaxy Note 3 in IFA 2013. But what are the specifications of Galaxy Note 4 and when will you get it? Galaxy Note 4 Release date Smartphone usually is announced or launched (it is usually demoed as well in the event) before the release date. So, on September 3, you may … [Continue reading] about Galaxy Note 4 specifications (and rumors) and release date
Samsung released the Galaxy Note 3 KitKat update (Android 4.4.2) to more and more regions. You may check the update through your Galaxy Note 3 or through Kies. Some users may have to wait for the KitKat update a bit longer The Galaxy Note 3 KitKat update equips Galaxy Note 3 with the latest version of Android, following Nexus (Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10), Moto X, Moto G, and some Google Play edition handsets (e.g., Google Play edition Galaxy S4 ). However, just like other … [Continue reading] about Galaxy Note 3 KitKat update: Top 5 disappointments and top 5 consolations
In CES 2014, Samsung finally unveiled the largest tablet they ever made: the 12.2" Galaxy Note Pro. For Galaxy Note family, Galaxy Note Pro is a new member, of course, a super-sized member. Although Galaxy Note series always are proud of their sizes (5.3", 5.5", 5.7", 8" and 10.1"), some may wonder whether the 12.2" screen in Galaxy Note Pro is too big. In this post, I will share with you our comments (not reviews yet) of Galaxy Note Pro. The official Galaxy Note Pro specs The official … [Continue reading] about Samsung Galaxy Note Pro: is the super-sized tablet for you?
If you are a user of Samsung Galaxy Note, or Note II, you will find the S Note in Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is quite different from that in Note or Note II. For example, a lot of seasoned S Note users will ask "where is the productivity tools?" in Note 3. In this post, I will share with you the top 10 new features of S Note in Samsung Galaxy Note 3. These include select and transform (replacing and enhancing productivity tools in old S Note), select and format (formatting your S Note), easy … [Continue reading] about Top 10 New features of the New S Note in Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition
Galaxy Note 3 User Guide details the major features and their usage for your new Galaxy Note 3! You should first check the User Manual whenever you encounter any issues with your Note 3. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 User Guide for SM-N900 and SM-N9005 is online now. You can download Galaxy Note 3 User Manual (in PDF) in different languages. If you do not want to download the PDF file, you an read Galaxy Note 3 User Manual online with our embedded Google Document Viewer. Galaxy Note 3 … [Continue reading] about Galaxy Note 3 Documentations online now: User Guide and Customer Consultant Guide
Among the new features in Galaxy Note 3, Air Command probably is the most impressive one. Our beloved S Pen gets a new life in the Note 3. When you hover the S Pen over the screen and then press the button on the S-Pen, you will immediately get a palette-like menu with five available actions. The Air Command works like a context menu in most systems. There are five available actions (or quick commands) in Air Command: Action Memo, Scrapbook, Screen Write, S Finder, Pen … [Continue reading] about Air Command Explained
Almost certainly, Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 3 during (before) IFA 2013. Galaxy Note was announced during IFA 2011, Note 2 was in IFA 2012. There are some leaked images and specifications circulating around. But none of them accurate, because Samsung surely produced several prototypes for evaluation. A few additional prototypes may be just to confuse competitors. Based on Samsung's track record in Galaxy S series and Galaxy Note series, it is certain, that Galaxy Note 3 will be … [Continue reading] about Top 10 expected improvements in Galaxy Note 3
Jelly Bean 4.1 updated for Galaxy Note has been rolled out in phases since February 2013. This update brings Galaxy Note owners many excited improvements, new features and apps. Some of the new features were explained in the Top 12 new features you should try after getting Jelly Bean 4.1 update for Galaxy Note. However, some users reported serious slowness issues after the Jelly Bean update in their Galaxy Notes. It seems the Project Butter is nothing, or Samsung stole our butter. What … [Continue reading] about Who stole my butter? Solving slowness probelms in Galaxy Note after Jelly Bean update
Jelly Bean 4.1 update has been available in more and more regions since February. Now our almost 1.5-year-old Note gets a new life again after the Ice Cream Sandwich update last year. If the rumor can be trusted (and it is usually can be trusted), Galaxy Note will get Jelly Bean 4.2 update this year as well. Even better news for Galaxy Note 2 owners, Key Lime Pie (aka, Android 5.0) update will very likely be available for your Note 2. Well done Samsung!. Now Samsung is only second to Google … [Continue reading] about Top 12 new features you should try after getting Jelly Bean 4.1 update for Galaxy Note
It is not a secret that LG wants to step into the phablet market which is dominated by Samsung's 5.3" Galaxy Note and 5.5" Galaxy Note 2. The 5" rectangle slab, Optimus Vu, and Vu 2, announced last year, failed miserably to get into this niche market. So, this year, LG Optimus G Pro was announced during Mobile World Congress 2013. It will be released in selected regions next month. This time LG gambles on the Optimus G branding. Will it be successful? The eye-catching feature of this phone … [Continue reading] about Is LG Optimus G Pro an Alternative to Galaxy Note 2?
Galaxy Note family now has a new member: Galaxy Note 8.0. It is different from Galaxy Note 10.1, which is clearly a tablet. It is simply a larger version of Galaxy Note 2, a giant phone. So, this is a smartphone, at least, not a pure tablet. This can be easily identified by: 1). an earpiece and, 2).the iconic Home button and two navigation keys. The major difference to Galaxy Note 2 is the odd location of the speaker. In Galaxy Note 8.0, it is in the bottom, not on the back. Designer may … [Continue reading] about Galaxy Note 8.0: the largest smartphone in the history!
This is our second S Note video tutorial. In this tutorial,we will learn how to change the appearance or typesetting of your text in S Note. This includes font type, text size, text decoration, paragraph spacing, paragraph alignment, paragraph indent, pre-defined styles, and list styles. This tutorials works on Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Note 8.0. Of course, this covers both typed (from keyboard) text, and handwriting recognition text (from Productivity … [Continue reading] about S Note tutorial: how to change text styles (appearance)
We all know Samsung has been working on Jelly Bean (4.1) update for Galaxy Note, although this Korean company never officially confirm or announce this update. The information we have is the update may be rolled out as early as in December. and most users will get it in Q1/2013. There is no information on Jelly Bean 4.2 update yet. Anyway, the waiting is almost over. Now, let's list the top 10 anticipated features in this Jelly Bean 4.,1 update for our more-than-one-year-old Galaxy Note. For … [Continue reading] about Top 10 expected features in Jelly Bean 4.1 update for Galaxy Note
As rumored (or expected), Samsung announced the second generation of Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note 2, at IFA 2012 yesterday. Now, the first Jenny Bean(out of box, not through update) phone. So, here is a short list of changes (from Galaxy Note to Galaxy Note 2): Jelly Bean (aka, Android 4.1), vs Ginger Bread (Android 2.3). So Galaxy Note is the first Jelly Bean phone. 5.5 inch display, vs 5.3 inch 16:9 ratio (1280*720, HD), vs 16:10 *1280*800, WXGA) Quad core 1.6GHz CPU, vs dual core … [Continue reading] about Galaxy Note 2: the first Jelly Bean phone will reach your hands as early as this October