The original smartphone-with-a-stylus is all grown up. It's easily the best smartphone Samsung has ever made, and it looks and feels the part.
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While Apple has only just released its first huge phone, Samsung's gargantuan Note is already on its fourth iteration. In a lot of ways, it's the big phone that started this runaway screen-size race. But even though it's facing an ever-growing army of up-sized competitors, the Note 4 is the only giant phone that gets it right.
There is a long, proud lineage of Apple product rumours, reaching back to before the original iPhone. Some come true, most do not. The latest, from Bloomberg, seems likely to split the difference: Two new, gigantor iPhones being developed in some Cupertino subbasement, ready for release this time next year.
Samsung may well be the first company to actually deliver on the endless promise that flexible displays are on the way, with a limited edition Galaxy Note 3 with a plastic OLED screen said to be in production.
It seems like Apple and Samsung are constantly parrying each other. Samsung launches the Galaxy S III; Apple launches the iPhone 5 a few months later. Apple launches a new iPad; Samsung launches one of its new Galaxy Tabs a few months later. Now we have Samsung's answer to Apple's iPad Mini: the Galaxy Note 8.0, but is it worth buying?
At the opening of its second Australian concept store in Melbourne, Samsung unveiled Australian release plans for the Galaxy Note 8.0. You can pre-order it in either the Sydney or Melbourne store right now, with delivery slated for around the second week of April.
What you need to remember about batteries is that inside of them is a volatile mix of chemicals, carefully harnessed to keep your gadgets alive. You'd be forgiven for thinking the worst thing that can happen to them is that they run out too fast, but really the most concerning thing is when they malfunction and, well, explode.
Got a Samsung Galaxy SIII? Maybe a Galaxy Note II? Well listen up because there's a new boogeyman on the loose. According to a thread at XDA Developers, there's an exploit out there that can let Android malware apps get at all your physical memory, for the purposes of stealing your data or deleting it or whathaveyou.