Galaxy-Note-2-invitation

Late last month we learned that Samsung was planning to hold a launch party for the Galaxy Note 2 outing in America on October 24 in NYC. As we near the date, the official invitation has finally been sent out to the press. It’s highly expected that Samsung – and its carrier partners – will finally shed some light on the phablet’s availability and price.

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Android users know that “slide-to-unlock” stands for two things in the smart mobile world we live in, a software utility made popular by Apple to unlock the display of the iPhone and then used by various Android device makers for the same purpose on their phones and a patented weapon in court for Apple to go after the same competitors.

Nexus 7

Being a Nexus device not only means a pure Google Experience and timely Android updates, but you also get a few other perks such as full device images for easy restoration and binaries for hungry developers to use for creating custom Android ROMs. Following yesterday’s Android 4.1.2 release, today Google posted updated factory images (JZO54K) for the Nexus 7 and both the yakju and takju variants of the Galaxy Nexus. If you don’t own one of those devices, you’ll have to wait just a little bit longer. Android developers will be happy to know that new Android 4.1.2 binaries (JZO54K) have also been posted…

Galaxy S2 Plus

It’s definitely not safe to put all your eggs in one basket in today’s tech world, but Samsung’s basket count is getting a bit out of hand. We know that Sammy’s increasing Android popularity is due to the fact that the company has devices for all tastes, needs and budgets, but the already thin lines between low-end, mid-range and high-end are just about becoming invisible.