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Most Liked Features: handsome, HD screen, fast web browsing, curved edges, more affordable than iPad, large speakers, nice hold and fast Android updates.
As the world waits for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 announcement in New York next week, Verizon Wireless begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, today for $599.99 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with extremely fast LTE.
We were given demonstrations of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 at CES and our favorite feature is handwriting recognition using the S Pen. Artists will love Photoshop Touch.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 made an appearance at the Oscars, unfortunately it didn't win best dressed or even best actor because benchmark speeds showed it to be slower than other major tablets it competes against. Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 global version that packs more power and may show the way for future large Samsung tablets. (video follows)
Touted as a new era in portability and everyday productivity in pocket-sized solution, specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 include 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 8"(1280x800, 189ppi) TFT touchscreen, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, 5MP camera, 2GB RAM, 4600mAh battery and front facing 1.3MP camera.
Last night during the Oscars, two tablet commercials aired within a few minutes of each other. The new Tim Burton "Unicorn Apocalypse" for the Samsung Gaalxy Note 10.1 and a new "Hollywood" iPad and iPad mini commercial.
The two ads were very different in style. Let's see what they convey.
There are many ways to compare tablets, size, performance, style/design and usability. In a commercial currently running, Amazon shows that the average user can't tell the difference between the iPad and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 except for the big price difference of $200.
Tablet buying is not just about the tablet itself but the bundle of software and services that make it useful to the owner. For the geekiest of users you can see benchmark tests that show Offscreen and OnScreeen frames per second like GLBenchmark.
Verizon announced at CES Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 will be available on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network in the coming weeks. We were able to video demonstrations of Photoshop Touch, Cascade View and Dual View.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 features Samsung Smart Remote AllShare Play, Pop up Play and Group Cast. For creative types the S Pen is embedded directly into a slot in the Galaxy Note 10.1, which activates a taskbar with quick access to optimized S Pen apps such as S Note, Adobe Photoshop Touch, Polaris Office and Kno.
The WiMobile arrived in Las Vegas for day two of CES and we were able to round up the top stories, today.
Crazy Eights -Samsung announced an eight core processor, the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa. The eight cores are divided into to two sets of four. The total two sets of cores are only used when needed. Mentioned by Samsung's Dr. Stephen Woo who said it would have double the performance for 3D graphics than its competitors.
We've thought it would ask he interesting to see what happened to the top best tablets of last year and how they are faring. If you don't mind a year-old model, you can get some great deals. in
Last year, the Asus Transformer Prime was a very short supply. When the tablet with matching keyboard that turned it into a notebook computer would go on sale it would sell out quickly. Only a few lucky customers were able to get the coveted tablet in time for Christmas.
For Green Monday, if you enter a promotional code you can get $50 off the Kindle Fire HD 8.9." You also get one month of Amazon Prime and Kindle FreeTime unlimited content for kids.
By entering the coupon code FIREHD89 at checkout you will get $50 off. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 16GB is usually prices at $299.99 and is the number one top seller in the electronics portion of Amazon
Features of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" include dual band Wi-Fi, Dolby audio.
When you are looking for great deals you have to read the fine print and then you will be amazed at what you'll find. Today, scanning newspaper ads we found some great heretofore unseen deals on the Asus Transformer Pad 16GB and 32GB models.
Everybody loves a quad-core powerhouse tablet especially ones which you snap a keyboard onto and turn into a netbook for an additional $149.99.
Office Depot is taking $100 off the Asus TransformerPad TF300 in blue with 32GB of store reducing the final price to $299 Yup that's close to $300 for a ten inch tablet, a fine deal if you like a big powerhouse tablet, that's cheaper than the highly coveted Asus Transformer Prime from last year.
Sprint is now selling its first 4G LTE tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, for $549.99 (excluding taxes and surcharges).
Features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 include a 10.1" touchscreen Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, two cameras including a 3MP front camera, mobile hotspots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, All Share to DLNA, 7000mAh battery, VPN security and Samsung Media Hub.
With the built-in IR Blaster, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 can be used as a universal smart remote.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has been deployed in classrooms and now on music stands. The sheet music for the Brussels Philharmonic orchestra has been replaced with Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet.
Samsung gave each of the hundred musicians a Galaxy Note 10.1 with NeoScores software installed. Orchestra members can make their own notes or highlight pasages with the S Pen. The Smart Stay feature keeps the screen lit while the musicians are looking at it.
The S Pen can also be used change the sheet music and share it between members.