The Galaxy Note 8 was officially announced last month at an Unpacked event held in New York, with preorders going live on August 24th. With the official release date of September 15th coming up in just a couple of days time, Samsung is rolling out a day one update for the Galaxy Note 8 that includes […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung pushes out firmware update for Galaxy Note 8 with camera improvements and security patches
Despite the Galaxy Note 7’s unexpected exit from the market, consumer enthusiasm for the Galaxy Note line doesn’t seem to have dipped at all. Samsung has announced that they’re experiencing better preorders for the Note 8 than any other device in the Galaxy Note family. At least, that’s what Samsung is claiming. According to their most […]
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With only a few days remaining until Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy Note 8, we have a new set of leaked images to ponder as we head into the weekend. According to sources, the device pictured is “dummy” Galaxy Note 8. The highlights of the images appear to be a demonstration of how thin the […]
Come comment on this article: Latest leaked images of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 surface
Samsung has officially told us when to expect a Galaxy Note 8 announcement, which means we’re about to see a ton of rumors blow up while there’s still some mystery to the device. Although, with this latest render, it doesn’t seem like there’s much left that we don’t know. This leak comes from a case […]
Come comment on this article: Unofficial Galaxy Note 8 render confirms design
We’ve just received an invite from Samsung for an Unpacked 2017 event happening on August 23. It’ll be for the launch of the Galaxy Note 8, which will follow its predecessors in making a global debut in New York City. The Unpacked 2017 event begins at 11:00AM ET on Wednesday, August 23. Our team at Talk […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung’s Unpacked 2017 event on August 23 will launch the Galaxy Note 8
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 will be announced next month. We knew this even though it wasn’t official, but now it’s official. Samsung’s DJ Koh, head of the mobile division, was speaking at a press conference in Taiwan when he revealed that the Galaxy Note 8 becomes official in August. The confirmation aligns with previous launches […]
Come comment on this article: DJ Koh says Samsung will debut the Galaxy Note 8 in August
With a little over a month to go until the expected official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd, the possibility exists that Samsung’s own Exynos processor division may have leaked out an image of the upcoming device. Meanwhile, sources in Korea are projecting the new device will start shipping during September. […]
Come comment on this article: Galaxy Note 8 possibly leaked by Samsung, shipping date projected in September
We’re steadily winding through the summer, which means it’s almost time for a new Galaxy Note 8. We’re seeing plenty of rumors, but that should all come to a head when Samsung finally announces their next flagship in late August, keeping in line with the last few iterations. August 23rd is reportedly the date for Samsung’s next […]
Come comment on this article: Galaxy Note 8 might get unpacked on August 23rd
With a whole bunch of returned Galaxy Note 7 components sitting in its warehouses after it had to issue a worldwide recall for the flagship, Samsung was faced with an environmental nightmare and a loss of capital. With this in mind, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note FE (Fandom Edition), a handset that is basically a […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung’s Galaxy Note FE launches in Korea for $ 606
We’re halfway through the year and it’s time for new Galaxy Note 8 rumors to take over the blogosphere. We’ve already heard dates on when Samsung will announce the device, but the newest rumor slates the actual release date of the phone for late September. An announcement in August with a release in September is […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 pegged for late September release with $ 900 price tag
VentureBeat reported today that the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 will be Samsung's most expensive model yet. The phone is expected to retail for €999 — which should put it somewhere around $ 900 — and will likely launch in late September. The informa…
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Fitness wearables are meant to keep you healthy, not send you to the hospital. But alas, it would appear that a Fitbit has failed in its duties, as a woman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin alleged that her wearable exploded on her wrist.
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Samsung will soon reveal the findings of its official investigation into why the Galaxy Note 7 overheated and in some cases, caught fire. The report, which follows the device’s recall and cancelation, is expected on January 23.
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Samsung has concluded that the Galaxy Note 7's fires and explosions were caused by battery problems, not the phone's hardware or software, Reuters reports. The information comes from "a person familiar with the matter," rather than an official source…
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Among the best note-taking apps, two stand out as the most popular: Evernote and OneNote. They have multiple things in common, but the key to deciding which one to use lies in what makes them different.
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If you decided to ignore the Galaxy Note 7 recall because you’re not bothered about the possibility of it spontaneously combusting, then be warned – Samsung may be about to render it useless via a software update.
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With so much going on in your life, sometimes you just gotta write it down. Google Keep offers a clean crisp way to do that with ease across a variety of platforms.
It’s been bad news week after week for Samsung ever since the company began recalling exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. It recalled 2.8 million washing machines last week and now a woman in France says her Galaxy J5 exploded.
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Samsung has been forced to slash its expected earnings for the previous three months by a third, due to the failure of the Galaxy Note 7, and resulting product recall. Added into a huge drop in shares, and the financial pain is beginning to show.
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Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 shortly after launch due to exploding batteries. Now, replacement handsets have also gone up in smoke (literally). Here’s how to get a replacement or a refund for your Galaxy Note 7 and what to buy instead.
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is a mighty phablet that offers both the novelty of a dual-edged screen and the productivity of the S Pen stylus. Read our review.
It’s possible that AT&T, one of the biggest U.S. carriers, will put a permanent end to Galaxy Note 7 sales after the phone was recalled last month by Samsung. Bloomberg, courtesy of a person familiar with the ongoing situation, says there is strong consideration within AT&T to end all sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7. […]
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A replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has forced a flight that was boarding to evacuate, raising questions about whether even the replacements are safe. Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 in mid-September after complaints of the devices catching fire.
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Samsung has had quite the troubling few weeks as their highly praised Galaxy Note 7 was met with serious issues with the battery that caused many devices to essentially go up in flames while plugged in. There has been a voluntary device replacement program going on, but now the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission preparing official Galaxy Note 7 recall
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week.
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Earlier this week, Samsung halted shipments of the Galaxy Note 7 over unspecified “quality control” issues, and now it is recalling the device. The issue stems from the battery cell. Here’s our full guide to how to avoid and protect yourself.
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Surprise, surprise, Verizon’s variant of the Galaxy Note 7 is a little bit different than most other models out there. Droid-Life’s Kellex reports that Big Red has made some subtle and very unnecessary changes to Samsung’s latest handset. There’s actually quite a few frustrating changes made to the handset, the first change being Samsung Cloud. […]
Come comment on this article: Verizon alters its Galaxy Note 7 in the strangest of ways
If you thought today was just the launch of the Galaxy Note 7, you thought wrong. Samsung is launching five other devices as well, including the Gear 360, Gear VR, Connect Auto, Level Active, and IconX.
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is nearly upon us, but before you opt for the larger-than-life phone, take a look at how it compares with its predecessors. We put the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and the Note 5 up against the new Note 7.
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The Galaxy Note 7 could get Android 7.0 Nougat in “two to three months,” according to Samsung mobile head Koh Dong-jin. In other words, those who plan on picking up a Galaxy Note 7 are looking at getting the latest Android version loaded on their new smartphone by November at the latest. From Dong-jin: “It […]
Come comment on this article: Galaxy Note 7 to get Nougat in “two to three months,” Samsung mobile chief says
Already looking to see what’s up with the next Galaxy Note? Here’s a look at the latest news and rumors surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Note 6, or maybe the Galaxy Note 7, including talk of an early release to jump ahead of the next iPhone.
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We are all familiar with the passion of Apple fanboys and fangirls for their iPhone devices. However, a new study released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) shows there is at least one smartphone out there whose owners are more loyal and passionate about their devices than any iPhone model. The Samsung Galaxy Note […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 ranked highest by owners in the U.S.
With the holidays just around the corner, Samsung launches a special Christmas edition Note 5 with 128GB internal storage, but only in South Korea. Life isn’t fair.
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Six months after its initial announcement, Samsung might finally be planning to launch the Galaxy Note 5 in Europe by early 2016, according to a variety of different sources. Here’s everything you need to know.
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The new Note 5 from phablet king Samsung boasts a curved glass body and metal edges. It’s beautiful, but it’s also very breakable. The smart move is to snag one of the best Galaxy Note 5 cases around and make it sure it’s fully protected.
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There’s plenty to recommend Samsung’s latest release in the Note series, but some owners have run into issues. Here are the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 problems being commonly reported online, with advice on how to fix them.
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Samsung’s Note 5 is still the phablet king. If you want to make sure you’re getting everything you can from this super-sized smartphone, then you need to check out these handy Galaxy Note 5 tips and tricks.
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Well, that didn’t take long. After leaving Europe to make do with the Galaxy S6 Edge+ in 2015, many Note fans wondered whether other regions would share the same fate of being unable to upgrade to the Note 5. As was previously rumoured, though, Samsung is putting those fears to bed in India, at least. Note fans in India will be pleased to find out that the Note 5 will be available to purchase from September 20th.
The 32GB variant is priced at Rs. 53,900 ($ 806), while the 64GB version can be ordered for Rs. 59,900 ($ 896) from online retailers as well as stores across India. The Note 5 will be available in Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, and Silver Titanium options.
As is customary with pre-orders, there are a couple of perks to doing so, namely a wireless charger as well as a one-time screen replacement included in the bundle free of charge. During the launch, Samsung stated that all the smartphones it sells in India are manufactured locally, as part of its ‘Make in India’ campaign.
If you live in India, will you be upgrading to the Note 5? Let us know in the comments.
Come comment on this article: Samsung launches the Note 5 in India from Rs. 53,900, available from September 20
Vietnamese gold-plating shop Karalux is back at it with its 24K gold treatment, this time with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. You can either buy handset in gold or you can send in either handset and have it turned to gold.
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With the company needing a home run with its recently launched Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, Samsung is probably happy to learn that 25,000 units a day, combined, are being sold in the company’s home country of South Korea.
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Samsung’s Note 5 re-establishes its position as the phablet king with a brilliant stylus, plus new bells and whistles like Samsung Pay.
Samsung announced the all new Galaxy Note 5 during its Unpacked event in New York City today, and it’s quite a showstopper! We’ve put together a comprehensive list as to where you will be able to purchase Samsung’s latest Note device and when.
Hit the break to get the full rundown.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is quite an impressive smartphone, featuring a gorgeous 5.7-inch 2560 x 1440 Super AMOLED display, 4GB of RAM, and a ton of new smartphone features. Unfortunately, there isn’t a single confirmed price, as Samsung is leaving it up to carriers and retailers to put a fair price tag on Samsung’s Next Big Thing.
Consumers will be able to pre-order the device as of today for around $ 249 on a new two-year contract or an estimated average of $ 799 off-contract. Some US-based carriers at the time of this writing are only advertising payment plan pricing of $ 40/month. The device is set to officially launch on August 21, a week from tomorrow, August 14.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 will be available for pre-order some time today, August 13, through the following major US-based carriers
The Galaxy Note 5 will not be available in the United Kingdom or Europe in 2015, Samsung says. While the company isn’t ruling out the device eventually coming to those markets, it’s certainly not going to happen anytime soon.
For now, those in the United Kingdom and Europe will only have the option of picking up the all-new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+.
Those in Canada will be able to pick up the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in Black Sapphire from a wide variety of carriers:
Other carriers have yet to confirm the device’s availability.
Pricing is very much up in the air. However, it seems Canadian buyers will be able to pick up the 32GB model for $ 300 on a two-year contract or $ 850 outright.
Many carriers in the United States are only advertising the device for $ 40/month. Sprint is advertising it for $ 249.99 on a new two-year contract or $ 720 outright. T-Mobile hasn’t revealed any pricing yet, but if you purchase a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 or Galaxy S6 Edge+, the carrier is giving away a free year of Netflix.
Obviously prices will vary depending on which model you pick up. Hopefully we’ll see some more solid pricing details soon, though.
Come comment on this article: Here’s where you can buy Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5