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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear Watch Specs and First Impressions

September 4th, 2013 by Analie

It has been leading up to this for a while now. The Samsung Galaxy Note II just turned 1 year old in the last week of August. The Galaxy Note 3 is finally here. Just like many expected. Samsung announced three new Galaxy products. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3, The Galaxy Gear, and a new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.

We had a chance for some hands-on time with the devices. I can’t believe the Galaxy Gear is finally here. Check out the specs on the devices below:
The highly anticipated Galaxy Note 3 smartphone is of course bigger and better. This powerhouse devices begs for multi-tasking and note taking.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Samsung Galaxy Gear

Display: 5.7-inch AMOLED 1,920×1,080 resolution; 386.5ppi
Cameras: 13 megapixel rear-facing camera / 2.1 front facing camera
Processor / RAM: 2.3GHz quad-core (LTE) / 1.9 GHz octa-core (3G) / 3GB RAM
Memory: 32 GB or 64 GB with MicroSD expansion slot
Battery: 3,200 mAh removable battery
Connectivity Options: bluetooth 4.0 / NFC / IR Blaster
Android OS: 4.3 Jelly Bean

How is the Galaxy Note 3 Different from the Galaxy Note II?

Well the camera has upgraded 5 megapixels. It has a much more powerful processor and 1 more GB of RAM.
The battery is a bit bigger as well. A big change is how it syncs with the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Lets talk more about that:

Samsung Galaxy Gear (Smartwatch)

The smartwatch is finally here. After many prototypes and rumors, the official Samsung Galaxy Gear was announced at Unpacked Episode 2. After playing wth it for a while, I am convinced that I need one in my life. It syncs nicely with the Galaxy Note 3 and allows you to do all those little things that we thought were too small for a phone to handle. For example, I lock my phone for privacy. Unlocking it becomes a bother, but with the Galaxy Gear, my Note 3 will unlock with certain actions. Check out the specs:
Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch compared to regular watch copy
Display: 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display at 320×320 resolutionCamera: 1.9 megapixel
RAM: 512 MB
Battery: 315 mAh Battery
Audio: 2 microphones / 1 speaker
Available Apps: Atooma, Banjo, Evernote, Glympse, eBay, Line, MyFitnessPal, Path, Pocket, RunKeeper, TripIt and Vivino
Features: Smart Relay, S Voice, Auto Lock, Find My Device, Media Controller, Pedometer, Stopwatch, Timer
I was super excited to play with the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. It’s all about the little things. It has a camera, and quick notifications. It even has a set of apps that work well with it. I was pleasantly surprised. The Galaxy Note 3 has a gear manager for extra settings management of the watch. Some might find the watch a bit bulky, but with the features and specs, I think it’s a decent size.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2012 - Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

This Galaxy Note Tablet is a beast plain and simple. This 2014 looks great on paper. Check out the specs:
Display: 10.1-inch WQXGA (2560 X 1600) Super clear LCD


Cameras: 8 megapixel rear-facing camera / 2.1 front facing camera
Processor / RAM: 2.3GHz quad-core (LTE) / 1.9 GHz octa-core (3G) / 3GB RAM
Memory: 32 GB or 64 GB with MicroSD expansion slot
Battery: 8,220 mAh removable battery
Connectivity Options: bluetooth 4.0 / NFC / IR Blaster
Android OS: 4.3 Jelly Bean
The Galaxy Note 10.1 didn’t seem laggy at all. They were brand new without much content on them. One of the new things you’ll see is the Air Command Wheel. It allows you to choose from different tasks that you can do with the S Pen. The notification bar was very familiar to that of the Galaxy S 4 and Note 3. I like how you can divide the screen between 2 apps for true multi-tasking. That means you can even have the same app open in two windows. For example, chatting with two different people from the same messaging app, or two internet tabs open.

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2012 - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Samsung Galaxy Gear

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2012 - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Watch

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 with 4G LTE Available At Verizon Tomorrow

March 5th, 2013 by Christen


samsung galaxy note 10.1

The next best thing is here… The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Looking for the next best thing is no longer a wish for many smart mobile users looking for the device that’ll do-it-all.  Following a trend started with the Galaxy Note II, the Galaxy Note 10.1® features the advanced S Penstylus. Business professionals can take notes during meetings with handwriting-to-text capabilities, and drawing tools to jot down plans. Notes can be saved and shared over 4G LTE with coworkers and clients.

Students can use the multiscreen feature to view two apps at once by splitting the screen. For example, users can read a news article while taking notes or watch a video while replying with feedback.  (Looking for a few of unique multitasking features using the Note?  Check them out HERE.)

samsung galaxy note 10.1

For photo editing, the Galaxy Note 10.1® runs Adobe® Photoshop® Touch. Combined with the S Pen, building visual effects, such as layering, blending and filters, can be used by designers to show drafts or mock-ups to potential clients. Users can combine and manipulate images creatively with the S Pen, then upload work to the cloud using 4G LTE to access their portfolio just about anywhere.

Watching television with a second screen has become second nature for many. For TV fans, the Galaxy Note 10.1® features the Smart Remote, powered by Peel, to turn the tablet into a universal remote control. The tablet can control an entire home entertainment system and even recommend programs.


Like many other Samsung Galaxy devices, the Note 10.1 runs on Verizon Wireless 4G LTE and comes with Android™ 4.1, Jelly Bean.  Now you don’t have to wait for the next best thing in mobile productivity, it’s already here.  The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1® with 4G LTE will be available online and in stores starting Thursday, March 7 for $599.99. Users can add this tablet to their Share Everything account for $10 per month.

samsung galaxy note 10.1



Big Things Come In Small Packages With The Samsung BT S Pen

August 16th, 2012 by Christen

It’s always a joy to receive nice surprises every now and then and recently Samsung was a bearer of great surprise as I found the gift of the Samsung BT S Pen.

It’s similar in size and shape to the company’s Galaxy S Pen Holder Kit, which serves as a sleeve for the standard-issue Note S Pen, but Bluetooth functionality, along with a microphone and tiny speaker, enable the lightweight plastic contraption to double as a wireless headset. (Hello? Can you hear me now?)


With three hours of talk time and 130 hours of standby, it weighs 21 grams, offers Bluetooth 3.0 compatibility and will work with Galaxy Note devices — you could use it as a headset with other bluetooth enabled gadgets such as the Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Note 10.1 and the original Galaxy Note phablet too. No pricing is available yet, but as a cool TECHcessory, it’s a great tool to have on hand in case you need to transcribe notes while on a conference call.


Could you find yourself talking on the phone with the Samsung BT S Pen? Would you like to see it on store shelves soon?

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Launch Event Entices Divas & Dorks From All Over!

August 15th, 2012 by Christen

Personalization. Productivity.  Performance.  Creativity

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is finally ready to take the stage here in the United States!  Today’s launch event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was a welcomed declaration of pomp & circumstance for the latest tech entry into the market. Samsung’s Galaxy Note phablet such a huge hit in the tech community and beyond after it launched last year, and Samsung is clearly hoping that the Note formula will propel this new tablet into the big leagues.


Even designers got into the tech mix as Zac Posen shared his experience with the tablet & how he plans to continue using the Galaxy Note 10.1 as a creative tool in design.  As reported last week, the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 will offer features beyond what normal tablet users are used to today.  From multi-tasking on touch screens to eLearning on another level, I got the chance to experience the Galaxy Note 10.1 live and in person today during the launch event and boy was it amazing!


From the user interface to changing my face into a caricature cartoon, the event had tons of Samsung experts on hand to highlight the device as well as a classroom setting and arcade for Galaxy Note fun!

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 You can edit photos, create detailed illustrations & increase your productivity like never before.  With the multiscreen function, watch videos or read articles on one screen while taking notes on the other – all on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for maximum performance.

Check out a brief review of the Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 and few photos from today’s Galaxy Note launch event  below…


  • 10.1-inch LCD display running at 1280 by 720
  • Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich with Samsung’s custom UI (Jelly Bean coming later this year)
  • 1.4GHz quad-core Samsung Exynos processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 16 or 32GB of internal storage, accepts microSD cards as large as 64GB
  • 5MP rear camera, 1.9MP front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi only
  • MSRP: $499 for the 16GB model, $549 for the 32GB model, available (NOW at Best Buy Union Square in New York ) and available nationwide on August 16




    • Split screen multitasking
    • The S pen is a cutting edge tech accessory & easy to use
    • Strong spec sheet means great performance


    • Photo quality is still lacking
    • Maximizing usage of the S Pen & tablet interface will take a while if you’re not already a pro



Have you tried out the new Galaxy Note 10.1 yet?  Stop by a Samsung or Best Buy store soon to try it out for yourself  & see if it lives up as the next great tablet on the market.




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