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April 9, 2013 | By Salvador Rodriguez
In its latest move against Apple, Samsung said Tuesday the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet, a competitor to iPad mini, will hit stores in the U.S. this Thursday. The South Korean electronics giant said the small tablet will only be available in a Wi-Fi version and sell for $400. The model comes with 16 gigabytes of storage. Samsung originally announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 in February. The company said the tablet comes with an 8-inch, 1,280-by-800 pixel resolution screen that has a 189-pixel density.
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April 7, 2014 | By Chuck Schilken
If you happen to bump into President Obama at the White House and aren't allowed to take a selfie to record the occasion, you can thank David Ortiz. It started with a seemingly spontaneous moment during the Boston Red Sox's visit to the White House last week, when Ortiz snapped a photo of himself and the president with his Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The reigning World Series MVP posted the photo on Twitter and it has been retweeted more than 42,500 times. One of those retweets came from Samsung, which has more than 5.2 followers and also just happens to have an endorsement deal with Ortiz.
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SPORTS
April 7, 2014 | By Chuck Schilken
If you happen to bump into President Obama at the White House and aren't allowed to take a selfie to record the occasion, you can thank David Ortiz. It started with a seemingly spontaneous moment during the Boston Red Sox's visit to the White House last week, when Ortiz snapped a photo of himself and the president with his Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The reigning World Series MVP posted the photo on Twitter and it has been retweeted more than 42,500 times. One of those retweets came from Samsung, which has more than 5.2 followers and also just happens to have an endorsement deal with Ortiz.
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March 11, 2014 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Samsung has shifted its approach toward the tablet market in 2014, releasing a slew of new tablets geared specifically to those who want a device for getting work done. Leading the way is the company's Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, a large device complete with a stylus and a high-resolution screen designed with professionals in mind. Going along with the productivity theme, Samsung has loaded the tablet's software with the ability to run up to four apps on the screen at the same time.
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October 17, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez, This post has been updated. See the note below for details.
Sprint will begin selling the enormous 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone/tablet hybrid device Oct. 25. The Kansas-based network, which recently agreed to sell a 70% stake to Japan's SoftBank Corp. , announced the upcoming Samsung phone will start selling for $299.99 on a two-year contract to new customers and those with upgrades. Sprint did not specify how much storage the phone will have, but said it will sell both color options offered by Samsung -- marble white and titanium gray.
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October 25, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Verizon has begun taking preorders for the Samsung Galaxy Note II, joining three other major U.S. networks now selling the 5.5-inch phone/tablet hybrid device. The Galaxy Note II is Samsung's largest phone -- bigger than the 4.8-inch Galaxy S III -- and the follow-up to the widely successful Galaxy Note, which made its world debut last year. The phone/tablet hybrid runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, uses a 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor and has an 8-megapixel rear camera. It also comes with Samsung's S Pen stylus.
BUSINESS
March 11, 2014 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Samsung has shifted its approach toward the tablet market in 2014, releasing a slew of new tablets geared specifically to those who want a device for getting work done. Leading the way is the company's Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, a large device complete with a stylus and a high-resolution screen designed with professionals in mind. Going along with the productivity theme, Samsung has loaded the tablet's software with the ability to run up to four apps on the screen at the same time.
BUSINESS
October 24, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
T-Mobile has begun selling the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note II, becoming the first U.S. network to carry the phone/tablet hybrid device. Early Wednesday, the Seattle-based carrier announced it would begin selling the anticipated device immediately. T-Mobile's launch comes one day ahead of Sprint's launch, which was announced last week. The Galaxy Note II features 16 GB of storage, a 1.6Ghz quad-core Exynos processor and an 8-megapixel rear camera. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and it also includes Samsung's S Pen stylus.
BUSINESS
February 20, 2012 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Samsung's Galaxy Note has a challenger in the so-called smartphone/tablet hybrid category of devices -- which many are starting to call phablets -- in the new LG Optimus Vu. LG, the second largest South Korean electronics maker behind Samsung, has teased the Optimus Vu for a couple of weeks as a new phone that offers the usefulness of a tablet in a smaller, more portable size. On Monday, LG detailed some impressive specs for the Optimus Vu on its Korean website and a Japanese blog . confirming a 5-inch touchscreen with a 4:3 aspect ratio that, like the 5.3-inch screen Galaxy Note, makes use of a stylus.
BUSINESS
December 8, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
If you're an NFL lineman or a basketball player, Samsung has got the phone for you. The South Korean company's Galaxy Note II is a massive tablet/smartphone hybrid with a whopping 5.5-inch screen. Samsung bills the phone as having the best of both worlds, and with its massive display, you really do have more to see than other smartphones on the market. That makes it a solid choice if you're looking for something that you can use for reading books and magazines or playing video games.
BUSINESS
April 9, 2013 | By Salvador Rodriguez
In its latest move against Apple, Samsung said Tuesday the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet, a competitor to iPad mini, will hit stores in the U.S. this Thursday. The South Korean electronics giant said the small tablet will only be available in a Wi-Fi version and sell for $400. The model comes with 16 gigabytes of storage. Samsung originally announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 in February. The company said the tablet comes with an 8-inch, 1,280-by-800 pixel resolution screen that has a 189-pixel density.
BUSINESS
December 8, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
If you're an NFL lineman or a basketball player, Samsung has got the phone for you. The South Korean company's Galaxy Note II is a massive tablet/smartphone hybrid with a whopping 5.5-inch screen. Samsung bills the phone as having the best of both worlds, and with its massive display, you really do have more to see than other smartphones on the market. That makes it a solid choice if you're looking for something that you can use for reading books and magazines or playing video games.
BUSINESS
October 25, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Verizon has begun taking preorders for the Samsung Galaxy Note II, joining three other major U.S. networks now selling the 5.5-inch phone/tablet hybrid device. The Galaxy Note II is Samsung's largest phone -- bigger than the 4.8-inch Galaxy S III -- and the follow-up to the widely successful Galaxy Note, which made its world debut last year. The phone/tablet hybrid runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, uses a 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor and has an 8-megapixel rear camera. It also comes with Samsung's S Pen stylus.
BUSINESS
October 24, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
T-Mobile has begun selling the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note II, becoming the first U.S. network to carry the phone/tablet hybrid device. Early Wednesday, the Seattle-based carrier announced it would begin selling the anticipated device immediately. T-Mobile's launch comes one day ahead of Sprint's launch, which was announced last week. The Galaxy Note II features 16 GB of storage, a 1.6Ghz quad-core Exynos processor and an 8-megapixel rear camera. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and it also includes Samsung's S Pen stylus.
BUSINESS
October 17, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez, This post has been updated. See the note below for details.
Sprint will begin selling the enormous 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone/tablet hybrid device Oct. 25. The Kansas-based network, which recently agreed to sell a 70% stake to Japan's SoftBank Corp. , announced the upcoming Samsung phone will start selling for $299.99 on a two-year contract to new customers and those with upgrades. Sprint did not specify how much storage the phone will have, but said it will sell both color options offered by Samsung -- marble white and titanium gray.
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August 30, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Fresh off a billion-dollar court loss to Apple, Samsung introduced a myriad of new devices this week, including the sequel to the Galaxy Note, a new Android-powered camera and a Windows 8 tablet. Samsung's latest edition of its smartphone/tablet hybrid, the Galaxy Note II, improves on the oversized phone the South Korean company introduced to the U.S. earlier this year by making it more powerful, thinner and lighter. The phone's screen size has gotten bigger, increasing from 5.3 inches to 5.5 inches.
BUSINESS
August 30, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Fresh off a billion-dollar court loss to Apple, Samsung introduced a myriad of new devices this week, including the sequel to the Galaxy Note, a new Android-powered camera and a Windows 8 tablet. Samsung's latest edition of its smartphone/tablet hybrid, the Galaxy Note II, improves on the oversized phone the South Korean company introduced to the U.S. earlier this year by making it more powerful, thinner and lighter. The phone's screen size has gotten bigger, increasing from 5.3 inches to 5.5 inches.
BUSINESS
March 28, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Samsung has shipped 5 million units of its Galaxy Note hybrid device, the South Korean electronics giant said. The Note was announced last year by the company and hit AT&T stores last month with the intention of trailblazing a new market, as the device is larger than most smartphones but not quite as big as typical tablets. The device, which comes with a stylus called the "S Pen," comes with an 8 megapixel rear camera, can shoot in 1080p and has a 5.3-inch touchscreen with 1280x800 pixel resolution.
BUSINESS
February 20, 2012 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Samsung's Galaxy Note has a challenger in the so-called smartphone/tablet hybrid category of devices -- which many are starting to call phablets -- in the new LG Optimus Vu. LG, the second largest South Korean electronics maker behind Samsung, has teased the Optimus Vu for a couple of weeks as a new phone that offers the usefulness of a tablet in a smaller, more portable size. On Monday, LG detailed some impressive specs for the Optimus Vu on its Korean website and a Japanese blog . confirming a 5-inch touchscreen with a 4:3 aspect ratio that, like the 5.3-inch screen Galaxy Note, makes use of a stylus.
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