If you have been longing for some nightlies on your Galaxy Tab 10.1, you can start the New Year with a bang, as CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies have finally arrived on the Tab 10.1.
What are the first few things you look for when you want to buy a tablet? The answer definitely depends on each one’s preferences, tastes and needs, but a few factors will certainly play a major role in all of your decisions – screen quality, performance and battery life.
With the number of new Android devices released in the market, many developers have found themselves tinkering with new and famous phones or tablets for its user base. Often times older devices are buried to technological oblivion but not the Galaxy Tab 10.1. In fact, there is a new custom kernel for the device dubbed as Yoda’s Kernel. It’s not something from Star Wars but it has exciting features worth checking out. XDA Developers member Ryrzy decided to direct development efforts to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the result? Yoda’s Kernel version 2.4. The kernel comes with custom boot animation,…
The longstanding legal war between Apple and Samsung has two main points of interest right now, but there are a number of small battles going on besides the big ones that we should keep a close eye on too.
It’s been a while since we’ve wrote about the high-stakes legal clash between Apple and Samsung, but that doesn’t mean that the two tech giants are sitting idle. Now Samsung has finally won a small, but encouraging victory in this case.
The 3G variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 GT-P7500 can now be hacked to enable voice calls. Having a tablet that can also make calls is a great way of optimizing usage so that you don’t have to switch devices to keep in touch with the people important to you. Since the Galaxy Tab 10.1 came with a 3G variant, it has always been theoretically possible to enable phone call functionality. Luckily, XDA Developers member almaqdad figured out how to make this a reality, so you can now try it for yourself. This hack can only be applied to…
Despite getting to as slow of a start as pretty much anyone else, Samsung seems to at least want to speed up the Jelly Bean updating process. The latest and greatest Android version is being rolled out to the international Galaxy S3 as we speak, but an additional 15 Sammy phones and tablets will be getting the same update at some point.
Again, Federal Judge Lucy Koh has denied Samsung’s request to have the sales ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 lifted, even when earlier verdict concluded the tablet didn’t infringe on Apple’s design patent.
The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the perfect example of a device that Samsung still has some duties towards, although the GT-P7500 model got the ICS upgrade a month and a half back. The T-Mo version of the Tab 10.1 followed suite a couple of weeks ago, and fortunately the circle seems to close now with Verizon ready to roll out Android 4.0.
Where do we draw the lines when it comes to the size of the so-called phablets? For some of us, the idea of using a phone that is 5-inches or larger seems less than appealing. Others gladly flock to monster smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Everyone is different, but is there a size that is too big? How about 10.1-inches? If you’ve always dreamed of a 10.1-inch monster phablet, your wish is granted- sort of. A new mod from the XDA Developers forum allows Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 users to easily transform their tablets into voice calling devices.