Samsung Says Android 4.0 Headed to Note in Q2
Samsung today announced that it will be distributing a large "Premium Suite" system update to the Galaxy Note during the second quarter that includes Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and other new features. The update will add a number of new S Pen-optimized apps to the Note, including Shape Match and Formula Match, which help correct and digitize geometric shapes and numeric formulas. The Premium Suite also includes My Story, another S Pen app that lets owners create greeting cards using various types of content (photos, videos, etc.). Samsung said the exact timing and delivery of the upgrade is dependent on local carriers. AT&T sells the Galaxy Note in the U.S., and hasn't specified when this update will be available.
Galaxy Note7 Borrows from S7 as Samsung Reworks Pen Features
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note7, its premier smartphone for the year. The device is narrower than last year's model in order to make it easier to hold, and uses a sturdier aluminum frame with symmetric slabs of Gorilla Glass 5 on either side.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ Earn Updates from Verizon
Verizon Wireless has made system updates available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+. The update for the Note 5 resolves several issues that were introduced when the device was updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Samsung Note 4 Is More of A Big Thing
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note 4, the latest version of its flagship productivity phone. The Note 4 carries over a lot of the design ideas set forth in last year's Note 3, though it makes a number of refinements.
Samsung's Note 5 Updated with Fix for Pen
Samsung has updated the Note 5's internal hardware to prevent the S Pen from becoming stuck. "Samsung can confirm that the Note 5 internal S Pen mechanism has been changed to avoid the issue caused by inserting the S Pen incorrectly," said Samsung in a statement provided to Android Central.