Alongside the introduction of Galaxy Note 2, Samsung has announced the availability of a new Software Development Kit for the S Pen. Versions 2.2 of the S Pen SDK should help developers bring several features found on the Galaxy Note 2 to other S Pen-touting devices, the original Note included. The updated SDK contains new UX scenario, context awareness, and expanded drawing tools.
One of the reason some Android fans were eagerly waiting for today’s Samsung Unpacked event in Berlin wasn’t the Google Note 2 announcement, or the promise of an Android-based Galaxy-branded camera. Galaxy S3 owners that are up to date with the Jelly Bean update rumor mill have also heard that Samsung was expected to roll out the Android 4.1 update for its third-generation Galaxy S model today, according to some sources, while others said that the update will hit soon after the event. We have some good news for them, at least sort of good, as the Galaxy S3 Jelly…
In the midst of all the depressing topics this week in the tech world, there is a bit of lighthearted comedy to shine a beacon on. Enter Kate Upton, tech acolyte and her equally shiny…wait, what’s that? An Apple product at a Samsung product launch?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was launched in the UK last week. What most people didn’t realize is that the UK variant of the tablet comes with many free apps and games that are enhanced for the S Pen. Meanwhile, an OTA update for the tablet has also been reported.
Samsung’s newest tablet has been dissected by the iFixit team and they have discovered some good news for those who like to tackle repairs themselves! If you like to see what the innards of a top-of-the-line tablet looks like, then we highly recommend taking a look at all the fantastic photos that the iFixit team have provided!
Earlier this year, we’ve seen a variety of iPhone 4S Siri-related commercials that starred regular Janes and Joes doing regular daily things and using the voice-based assistant to help out. That’s until Apple started to issue a series of Siri ads featuring a variety of movie stars including Zooey Deschanel, Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich and Martin Scorsese. The gist was the same though, performing daily chores with Siri’s help, although this time around we were talking about irregular Janes and Joes. Now, Samsung has released an almost 3-minute video – it’s slightly larger than your 30- or 60-second TV…
The Galaxy Note 10,1 wasn’t even officially out when an independent dev compiled a very helpful tutorial on how to root the device. And now that the 10-incher has finally made it onto the market, it should not come as a surprise that a ClockworkMod Recovery tool has been released, making everything ready for the upcoming custom ROM “avalanche”.
The BT S Pen is not your run-of-the-mill stylus, and, although it looks very similar to the standard-issue Note S Pen, it has a couple of unexpected aces up its sleeve. As you might have guessed from its name, the BT S Pen comes with Bluetooth functionality, but also a built-in microphone and tiny speaker. Why would you need all those things? Well, to make and receive calls, of course, without ever touching your 3G-enabled tablet.
It’s not every day we see a mainstream Android device take an interest in educational software, but then again Samsung’s newly unveiled Galaxy Note 10.1 is not your usual run-of-the-mill tablet, is it? Sammy’s 10-incher comes pre-loaded with the Kno textbook app, which comes with a multitude of features that aid in learning.
Samsung has already revealed some extra goodies to match up with its latest gadget, the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.