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  • A week in reviews: 27 - 31 January
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    A week in reviews: 27 - 31 January

    By 1 February 2014

    It's been quite a week for smartphones. We've been blown away by the small and mighty Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, have taken the Motorola Moto X for its Brit-based walkies, and there's even the arrival of SwiftKey for iOS. Well, sort of. More on that last...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review (2014 Edition)
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review (2014 Edition)

    By 27 January 2014

    Samsung is doing a good job for many of its devices. The Note 3 is one of our favourite phones, and the Note 2 10.1 was a tablet that we expected not to like, but ended up adoring. A new year must bring a new Note, and that is the updated Galaxy Note...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review

    By 1 October 2013

    Samsung's Galaxy Note has always been one of the company's more interesting products. It's the one that leads rather than follows the lead of another phone manufacturer. In many ways, it's the handset that proves Samsung can have great ideas that show...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hands-on video
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hands-on video

    By 25 September 2013

    We got to play with the all-new Galaxy Note 3 after the device officially launched last night at a fancy event in London. We'll be reviewing the phone properly over the next few days, but sufficed to say that we're excited, and impressed by what we've...

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?
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    Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?

    By 11 February 2013

    Google has announced the launch of the latest version of Android: Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, in San Francisco as part of the Google I/O event on Wednesday. That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the...

  • Samsung to announce 5.8-inch 'Galaxy Fonblet' smartphone?
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    Samsung to announce 5.8-inch 'Galaxy Fonblet' smartphone?

    By 19 January 2013

    Korean-based Samsung is set to announce a 5.8-inch smartphone with dual-SIM support very reminiscent of the Galaxy Player 5.8, according to folk in the know.  SamMobile says that the 5.8-inch device - reportedly dubbed the "Galaxy Fonblet 5.8" - will...

  • Samsung: Over three million Samsung Galaxy Note 2 units sold
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    Samsung: Over three million Samsung Galaxy Note 2 units sold

    By 2 November 2012

    Samsung has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it has sold more than three million of its Samsung Galaxy Note 2’s worldwide in little over a month. The figures show that the device, which features a huge 5.5-inch display, has been an instant hit since arriving...

  • American Airlines cabin crew now packing Samsung Galaxy Notes
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    American Airlines cabin crew now packing Samsung Galaxy Notes

    By 20 September 2012

    Next time you fly American, don't be surprised if your cabin crew uses a Samsung Galaxy Note to take your instructions. Why? Because the company has just announced that it is dishing out around17,000 Notes to flight attendants on board its aircrafts....

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2: What's new?
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2: What's new?

    By 30 August 2012

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has been one of the biggest announcements of IFA 2012 and is set to take the world by storm. Many mocked the original Note when it arrived last year - is it a phone, is it a tablet - and somehow the nickname "phablet" seemed...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 27 August 2012

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 2, due to be announced at IFA this year, is set to make quite a stir at launch. Halfway between phone and tablet, the Note is like an Android-powered notepad complete with pen. The original Note boasted a class-leading, dual-core...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 available from August
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 available from August

    By 6 August 2012

    Samsung has revealed that the next member of the Galaxy Note range, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, will be rolled out globally throughout August. If the original Samsung Galaxy Note left you wanting for a bigger display, then the 10.1-inch screen of the...

  • Samsung Mobile Unpacked event confirmed, Galaxy Note 2 anticipated
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    Samsung Mobile Unpacked event confirmed, Galaxy Note 2 anticipated

    By 3 August 2012

    Samsung has put a time and date on its next press conference and, somewhat surprisingly, the company has lined up two events for the forthcoming IFA 2012 consumer electronics show in Berlin. The main press conference, with the tagline "Pushing Boundaries"...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note no longer the only 5.3-inch smartphone
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    Samsung Galaxy Note no longer the only 5.3-inch smartphone

    By 31 July 2012

    The Samsung Galaxy Note has long confused users over whether it should be a tablet or a phone, but now a second devices from relative unknown Thomson is joining the 5.3-inch party, launching a new smartphone that will come with a 5.3-inch screen. The...

  • Sky Go now on Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note
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    Sky Go now on Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note

    By 20 July 2012

    Three more Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich handsets can now be used to watch Sky channels on the move, after Sky Go was made accessible on the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Galaxy Note. It means a total of 11 Android handsets...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2, all will be revealed on 30 August
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2, all will be revealed on 30 August

    By 13 July 2012

    Put it in the diary! Samsung looks set to unveil the Galaxy Note 2 in Berlin, Germany, at 7pm local time on 30 August.  The eagle-eyed among you will notice that this is just one day before the IFA expo begins proper, in the same city. It would therefore...

  • Adventurer Kenton Cool climbs Everest for his Samsung Hope Relay (video)
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    Adventurer Kenton Cool climbs Everest for his Samsung Hope Relay (video)

    By 24 May 2012

    The Samsung Hope Relay app for Android, iPhone and Samsung Wave phones allows users to record a distance they travel and will translate each mile into £1, which the Korean company will donate to charity. You can run, walk, cycle or wheel yourself along...

  • David Beckham uses football skills and Samsung Galaxy Note to play Ode to Joy (video)
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    David Beckham uses football skills and Samsung Galaxy Note to play Ode to Joy (video)

    By 22 May 2012

    David Beckham, footballer and English institution, is Samsung's Olympic Games ambassador so Samsung has used his primary skill set - the art of kicking a football accurately - crossed with a giant drum machine in order to promote the Samsung Galaxy Note....

  • Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Y available with Team GB back covers at O2
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    Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Y available with Team GB back covers at O2

    By 21 May 2012

    Samsung may have decided that its forthcoming Galaxy S III will be the official smartphone of the London 2012 Olympic Games, but it is believed that special edition versions of its latest Android phone will find their way only into the hands of competing...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich starts a-rolling - still no sign in UK though
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    Samsung Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich starts a-rolling - still no sign in UK though

    By 10 May 2012

    Samsung Galaxy Note users can now enjoy the wonders of Android’s 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system as an over-the-air update is rolled out. In Germany, at least. There have been reports from our friends in Europe that the ICS roll-out has started...

  • Get London 2012 Olympics football tickets free with Samsung Galaxy phones
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    Get London 2012 Olympics football tickets free with Samsung Galaxy phones

    By 30 March 2012

    There's no doubt that the London 2012 Olympic Games are a big deal around these parts, and many who bid for tickets ended up empty handed. Now Samsung is offering a way to grab a pair of football tickets, and you don't even have to enter a competition....

  • Samsung ships 5 million Galaxy Notes in just 5 months
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    Samsung ships 5 million Galaxy Notes in just 5 months

    By 28 March 2012

    It may be big, so big in fact that even an elephant can use it, but the Samsung Galaxy Note is seemingly doing rather well among us human types too. Since its launch in October, Samsung has shipped more than 5 million units. With a 5.3-inch display the...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note: So big an elephant can use it (video)
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    Samsung Galaxy Note: So big an elephant can use it (video)

    By 27 March 2012

    Samsung has been doing some crazy stuff to promote its Samsung Galaxy Note. It had one half of the Farrelly Brothers direct an advert in the US that starred Justin Hawkins from The Darkness, mocking Apple queues in the process. It signed a deal with Brit...

  • Angry Birds Space... in Space (video)
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    Angry Birds Space... in Space (video)

    By 9 March 2012

    Angry Birds Space, the new adventure for the ill-tempered avian agitators, is coming on 22 March and to celebrate Rovio, in association with Samsung and the Galaxy Note, has filmed a demonstration video with NASA astronaut Don Pettit. But he's not just...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 pictures and hands-on
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2012

    If you thought it was hard trying to keep up with all of the Samsung Galaxy handsets, then the same company's tablets are going to be just as much of a headache. Pocket-lint met the latest at Mobile World Congress 2012 in the very large shape of the Samsung...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 confirmed
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 confirmed

    By 27 February 2012

    Samsung has, as predicted, launched the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - a 10-inch version of the company's newly announce Note phablet launched in Europe in September last year. “GALAXY Note 10.1 takes productivity on a Note to a whole new level. With a...