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Photographs have surfaced of what appears to be a Samsun Galaxy Note with T-Mobile branding, indicated that the 5.3-inch device may soon be moving beyond its AT&T exclusivity in the US.
Samsung has posted a list of phones which will be receiving an upgrade to Android 4.0, with a number of carrier-specific phones included. However, the Galaxy S — a handset that Samsung said was "under review" following a public outcry — has not made it onto the list.
Samsung has released guidance for what it expects will be its Q1 2012 revenue and profit. The company estimates that it will earn between 44 and 46 trillion Korean won in consolidated sales (around $39 billion US) and profits between 5.6 and 6.0 trillion Korean won (around $5.1 billion US).
A schedule of Android 4.0 updates for Bell Canada's superphones and tablets has been leaked. The updates begin as early as this month for the Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note.
Samsung Galaxy Note Android 4.0 update delayed to Q2, but will come with 'Premium Suite' of S Pen software
The Samsung Galaxy Note "Premium Suite" includes Ice Cream Sandwich, but it isn't going to be offered until Q2. That's a delay from the original promise of Q1 for the Galaxy Note, though it remains to be seen how early in Q2 Samsung will be able to deliver.
NCAA March Madness Live app brings live streaming to iPhone, iPad, and select Android devices for $3.99
NCAA has released its March Madness Live app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and select Android devices. The app comes with free radio streams of all games as well as social features, brackets, and notifications for upcoming games and possible upsets. Live streaming carries a $3.99 premium, but for that price you'll get to watch games live on your computer as well.
Samsung and Rovio joined forces to show off 'Angry Birds Space' at SXSW. We had some time to play with it, and yes, we probably will be losing hours of our lives after it launches March 22nd.
Samsung and Rovio have partnered to offer exclusive content for Angry Birds Space for Samsung Galaxy devices.
The LG Optimus Vu phone-tablet hybrid has been released in Korea for 999,900 won (around $900) without a contract. It will be available through SK Telecom and LG U+.
Manufacturers at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona may be generally upbeat about their company's prospects, but at least one executive from Samsung has a more sobering view: as CNET reports, Samsung executive Hankil Yoon said earlier today that "honestly, we're not doing very well in the tablet market."
As you'd expect, the Galaxy Note 10.1 fundamentally a 10.1-inch upsizing of the Galaxy Note, but it's also essentially a Galaxy Tab 10.1 with S-Pen support.
- Samsung Galaxy Note now available at AT&T Feb 19, 2012, 1:53pm EST
- Samsung Galaxy Note coming to AT&T on February 19th for $299.99 Jan 30, 2012, 10:02am EST
- AT&T's Q1 roadmap leaked: Titan II for $199.99 on March 18th, Galaxy Note for $299.99 on February 18th? Jan 25, 2012, 3:15pm EST
- Samsung Galaxy Note review Jan 23, 2012, 11:00am EST
We're not sure what focus group studies are providing fuel for this race toward 5-inch smartphones, but at least now we can compare two of the most fashionable candidates side by side: LG's Optimus Vu and Samsung's Galaxy Note.
Samsung's director of product marketing has expressed interest in bringing the Galaxy Note's S Pen stylus to larger screens, in an interview with Laptop Magazine.
AT&T's Q1 roadmap leaked: Titan II for $199.99 on March 18th, Galaxy Note for $299.99 on February 18th?
A source has told BGR that the HTC Titan II will come out on March 18th for $199.99. Of course, if Windows Phone doesn't suit your fancy there are also plenty of LTE-equipped Android phones coming to AT&T: the Sony Xperia Ion, Samsung Exhilarate, and Samsung Skyrocket HD are all slated for release towards the end of the first quarter. Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy Note is rumored to arrive on the network on February 18th for $299.99.