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The gradual commercial release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in various markets means that tinkerers have been harvesting stock firmwares of the phablet for developing custom ROMs and the likes. However, there’s still one special ingredient missing from the recipe, the Note 2’s source code. This should no longer be a problem, since Samsung has made the source code publicly available.

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We all know that Samsung has scheduled a U.S. media event on the October 24 to announce the second coming of the Galaxy Note in the region. Moreover, the Android manufacturer has already confirmed that no less than five American carriers will launch the Galaxy Note 2 by mid-November, although we don’t have release dates for any of them.

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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.

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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.

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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 viewing an absolute joy and the S Pen, the Galaxy Note’s stylus, brought a whole new level of fun to gaming. Fruit N...

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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.