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Android in itself is pretty intuitive, but not everybody finds it easy to use, especially in the case of skinned versions of the operating system, such as HTC’s Sense or Samsung’s TouchWiz. Luckily, Samsung has prepared a handy guide that might prove helpful to those looking to make the most of their Galaxy Note 2.

note 2 vs iphone 5

How do you compare two devices that are as different as the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and the iPhone 5? The simple answer is you don’t. But many people still want to see how the two top smartphones of the moment fare against each other, even if they are polar opposites in terms of… well, everything.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review

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by on October 5, 2012 11:29 am
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When the world first saw the Galaxy Note, people had mixed reactions. Some said that the device was just too big to be a phone but too small to be a tablet. Other people, however, fell head over heels with the device. The screen was large enough to make media…

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A few days ago we told you that not all Galaxy Note 2 units that are already in stores come with the multi-windows feature available on Samsung’s 2012 Note devices. However, we suspected that a future firmware update will bring the feature to the second-generation phablet and it looks like European Galaxy Note 2 buyers already have access to such features.

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We know that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 phablet is heading to various markets in the following months, including the U.S., and we also know that no less than five carriers will get the device this year in the States, but we don’t have any release dates for either Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or U.S. Cellular.

Vodafone is now stocking the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. This news comes just days after the handset was initially released in the UK. The additional UK carriers will be releasing the device in the next couple weeks, along with EE’s 4G network.

Best Android smartphones of fall 2012

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by on October 4, 2012 10:16 am
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Fall is upon us and the Thanksgiving holiday season (and all the numerous sales and discounts that arrive around that time of year) is getting ever closer. As was the case every single year, smartphone manufacturers are gearing up right about this time to provide the “best and latest” of the Android ecosystem, in an attempt to gain a place in the smartphone consumer’s heart, mind and wallet. See the best Android smartphones of fall 2012 after the jump!

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UK’s first 4G LTE network is ready to roll, but before anything, EE has to build a strong line-up of high-end phones to go with the new speeds. That doesn’t seem to be a problem anymore for the T-Mobile/Orange joint venture, which has officially announced the release of the Galaxy Note 2 on October 15.

Galaxy Note 2

The FCC is under Samsung siege, with four new devices getting the regulatory approvals just a couple of days after we spotted the AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Among the four new gadgets, there are, as expected, the other two Note 2 models officially announced as coming this fall, but also a pair of rather mysterious Android tablets.