Samsung has been doing very well in the smartphone market of late. The company posted record breaking profits in Q3 2012 and has a clear lead in global smartphone shipments. On Friday the South Korean manufacturer revealed that four out of five of the Samsung Galaxy S3’s best-selling weeks in the U.S. came after Apple unveiled the iPhone 5.
Galaxy Note 2 gets open source kernel release for T-Mobile, US Cellular, Sprint
Samsung has released the open source kernel for various carrier variants of the Galaxy Note 2. But does this come with approval to root/tweak, given the latest DMCA rulings on jailbreaking and phone unlocking?
Verizon may launch the Galaxy Note 2 only on November 29
While you can already pre-order the Galaxy Note 2 on Verizon right now, with an expected delivery date of November 27, the carrier has been pretty slow in revealing when it’s going to launch the device. A leaked internal document now reveals what we’ve pretty much come to expect.
Original Galaxy Note is the best f*king phone in the universe and a steal at $600 Bell-locked
Not everyone can afford to buy brand new Android devices, which explains why there are so many Android smartphones and tablets out there, from high-end all the way down to entry-level. But then again there are some people that can afford to keep changing devices and play with the latest tech available – which in the Android universe can be a very expensive habit.
T-Mobile Galaxy Note 2 comes with dormant LTE, only software activation needed?
Given differences in 4G technology support, carriers across the U.S. are adopting a gradual roll-out of their 4G technologies. T-Mobile, for one, has promised network-wide LTE support for 200 million U.S. customers by end of 2013. While T-Mobile currently doesn't support LTE, it seems the Galaxy Note 2 only has LTE deactivated through the firmware.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 availability roundup – U.S. and Canada
So it’s finally here – the sequel to the smartphone that has launched a thousand “size” jokes and debates on what to call it, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Especially for you, we’ve compiled everything we know so far of the Galaxy Note 2’s availability on several U.S. and Canadian carriers. Happy hunting!
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 official promo video released, asks you to do quite a bit of imagining
Coming nicely with the U.S. release of the Galaxy Note 2, Samsung has released an official promo video. The video is just under 2 minutes in length and while Samsung continues with the 'next big thing is here' line, they do a decent job of showing off the perks of this oversized smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 pre-order pages on AT&T and Verizon are up
With the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 event in NYC wrapping up yesterday night, more carriers in the country are putting the wonder phablet up in their virtual shelves for pre-order. If you decide to pass up on T-Mobile’s offer due to its rather outrageous pricing, here’s what AT&T and Verizon are preparing to offer.
Would you like Verizon home button branding with that Galaxy Note 2?
Being the number one wireless carrier in the States may have given Verizon a slight upper hand from others when it comes to enforcing its branding across devices. The Samsung Galaxy S3 was spared from such ordeal, but it looks like Big Red will have its way with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
US Cellular starts shipping Galaxy Note 2 pre-orders today, to land in stores October 26
If you’ve been waiting anxiously to hear about the Note 2’s shipment, the regional carrier has announced that it will be shipping the handset for pre-order customers today. The phablet will hit US Cellular stores on October 26.