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AT&T Note 3 coming on October 1st, T-Mobile to follow a day later

Yesterday all four major U.S. carriers officially acknowledged their plans to carry the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear, with Verizon announcing that pre-orders would start sometime today.<p>Ahead of Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile have officially announced pricing and shipping details for the Note 3 …

T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 makes official debut with 5.7-inch 1080p screen and faux-leather back, available September 25th

Samsung's annual IFA presser is typically its Galaxy Note coming-out party and this year is no different. JK Shin, the Korean company's President and CEO, has just announced the line's latest addition: the Galaxy Note 3. With a renewed emphasis on how it feels in hand, Samsung has built this Note …

Samsung unveils Galaxy Gear smartwatch with 1.63-inch AMOLED touchscreen, built-in camera, 70 apps

This week's Galaxy Gear prototype leak didn't leave much to the imagination. Samsung's new wearable was expected to debut with a built-in camera, speakers and a relatively clunky design, all of which are indeed present on the device we're meeting today. But we now have quite a bit more clarity when …

Samsung reveals Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition

The Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear may be the most anticipated announcements at Samsung's Unpacked event today, the company also rolled out a new Note 10.1 tablet today, the 2014 edition. Headlining this newest Note is a significant upgrade in screen resolution, as it sports a Nexus 10-tying 2560 x …

Samsung's Galaxy Gear is only compatible with Note 3, 10.1 at launch

Samsung's making waves in the wearables category today with its Galaxy Gear smartwatch, but the device's compatibility will be surprisingly limited at launch, curtailing our excitement quite a bit. According to reps, the connected wristwatch will only pair with Galaxy devices running Android …

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch hands-on (video)

Wrist watches, smart or otherwise, are simply not for everyone -- there are more smartphone users in the world, many times over, than there will ever be smartwatch owners. Despite the limited market for such a device, however, Samsung's decided it's time to join in on the fun. The Galaxy Gear, as …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3: What's changed?

Another IFA, another Galaxy Note -- that's how it goes, ever since Samsung launched its first version of the phablet two years ago in Berlin. The company's latest S-Pen-wielding handset is upon us, with a bevy of hardware and software updates as expected. Does this year's device bring some …

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) hands-on

With all the hubbub about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear, any hype surrounding a new Galaxy Note tablet prior to IFA 2013 was severely downplayed -- but worry not, because you'll be able to get your S-Pen fix with a fresh Note 10.1 regardless. The new version of the tablet device, …

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: What's changed?

Unlike the Galaxy Note, which has received an annual update since it first launched at IFA, the Galaxy Note 10.1 hasn't been refreshed since its debut over a year ago. Lest you think Samsung forgot about its larger S-Pen device, the company just outed a 2014 edition. A lot can change in two years, …

Android 4.3 arriving for Galaxy S III and Galaxy S 4 in October

Today's Unpacked event was all about Samsung's new Notes and its Galaxy Gear, but there's good news for folks with older hardware. Turns out, Android 4.3 is coming to the Galaxy S III and Galaxy S 4 in October along with the update that'll add Galaxy Gear functionality to the GS 4. Let's hope none …

Samsung Chromebook: Six months later

This week we take a look at the Samsung Chromebook, an affordable, yet stylish Chromebook which garnered mostly positive reviews and has been at the top of Amazon’s top sellers list for months. For $250 it looks like a steal, but how does it fair after months of constant use? How much does $250 …

Consumer Tech

Samsung Galaxy S5 to feature a metal chassis?

We are at least six months away, if not longer, from the next Samsung Galaxy flagship, let’s call it the Galaxy S5 for now, and the rumors surrounding the device have already begun. Following a report that the 2014 Samsung flagship could feature a 16MP camera with OIS, a new report states that the …

Phones

Galaxy Note 3 rumor roundup – everything we think we know

<i>Galaxy Note 3 concept</i><p>As you expect, the web is filled with Galaxy Note 3 rumors and leaks, with more reports appearing day after day – even Samsung has mentioned the product’s name a few times on certain pages of its website. With less than three weeks to go, we’re going to tell you what we think …

Phones

Confirmed: Galaxy Note 3 to run Android 4.3 out of the box

Last week, the purveyors of Samsung insider info from <i>Sam Mobile</i> tweeted that the highly anticipated Note 3 would be running the latest version of Android at launch.<p>There was little proof to back that report, but now some confirmation comes our way from the body that certifies devices for DLNA …

Galaxy Note

Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to have 3450 mAh battery?

After the Moto X and the G2 launched, the Honami and the Note 3 are left to duopolize the rumor mill. Here’s a fine example: according to the folks at <i>Phone Arena</i> report, a person who has seen an engineering sample of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 tipped them that the upcoming device would feature a …

Phones

Samsung could beat Apple to market with a high-res 12.2-inch tablet

Remember that intriguing 2560 x 1600 tablet from Samsung we’ve reported on a couple of weeks back? Some new information that came our way suggests that the device may be Samsung’s first 10-inch+ tablet.<p>According to a database that keeps track of goods trafficked on India’s airports, Samsung is …

Stranger Things

Purported Galaxy Note 3 sketches, specs, and new AnTuTu benchmark revealed

A couple of Galaxy Note 3 sketches reportedly coming from the handset’s user manual have hit the web revealing some of the device’s specs, while a new purported AnTuTu benchmark result for the handset has also surfaced.<p>Dutch publication <i>Sim Only Radar</i> has received the images below from a tipster who …

Galaxy Note

Monster Galaxy Note 2 has 288GB of storage, 9300mAh battery, dual SIM support

<i>Custom Galaxy Note 2: 288GB storage, 9300mAh battery case | Image credit: xda-developers</i><p>A custom dual SIM Galaxy Note 2 model packs a lot more memory and battery life than your average supersized smartphone, although such features come with a high-cost and can affect the looks of the device.<p>While …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to ship with four different models?

The Galaxy Note 3 has been a bit on an enigma so far, but this latest rumor is perhaps the most bizarre yet. According to the Korean site <i>ETNews</i>, Samsung is planning to launch four different versions of the Galaxy Note 3, but the differences appear to be quite subtle.<p>Supposedly, the top of the line …

Phones

Samsung to ship two versions of Note 3 – AMOLED and LCD (rumor)

If this report sounds familiar, it’s because we’ve heard it before. Back at the beginning of the year, it was rumored that Samsung would use LCDs instead of AMOLED displays for the Galaxy S4, or use both technologies and ship multiple variants of the phone. As it turned out, Samsung managed to …

Galaxy Note

Photos of Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A leak, Snapdragon 800 confirmed

Samsung just can’t keep seem to keep its myriad of products from leaking. A bit more than a week since what appeared to be a Snapdragon 800 –touting Galaxy S4 smashed AnTuTu benchmark records, bloggers for Samsung Mobile, a South Korea-based smartphone blog, managed to get their hands on the …

Phones

Note 3 to be produced starting August. To come with 5.7-inch display?

Summer is here, and with it the wave of leaks, rumors, and speculation concerning the hottest Android device of the season, the Galaxy Note.<p>The latest piece of fodder for the rumor mill concerns the supposed start of the manufacturing process for the successor to the Galaxy Note 2. According to an …

Galaxy Note

First picture taken with Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900) reportedly spotted

<i>Galaxy Note 3 concept</i><p>The first picture reportedly taken with the Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900) has been spotted, well ahead of the handset’s official announcement.<p>As you can see in the screenshot below, we’re looking at a test picture taken with a Samsung device, the SM-N900. The same model number has …

Galaxy Note

The Galaxy S4 Family: what you need to know

What started off as a single flagship device has quickly expanded into one happy family full of Galaxy S4 branded devices.<p>Now there there are five different members to the S4 family, how do you know which one is right for you? In the end, it all comes down to the features you want or need. Some …

Phones

iPhone 4 sales could be blocked in US after Samsung 3G patent victory

Samsung has won a surprise victory in a patent battle with Apple that could see the iPhone 4 and 3G-capable iPad 2 banned from sale in the US.<p>The …