Sprint is now updating the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to fix problems related to call quality. Galaxy Note 3 owners previously reported problems hearing distorted, muffled, and odd robotic effects when conducting phone calls. The update should address that problem and greatly improve call quality on the Note 3. The update also promises to provide enhancements for the Samsung Keyboard Handwriting Mode. Galaxy Note 3 owners can check for an update by going to Settings > General > System update > Update.
AT&T and Samsung have jointly announced plans to deliver the Samsung ATIV S Neo beginning November 8. Previously available in the U.S. only through Sprint, the ATIV S Neo will offer AT&T customers a chance to obtain the Windows Phone 8 handset for $99 on a two-year agreement. The ATIV S Neo has a 4.77-inch HD display, a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor, 16GB internal and 64GB external storage options, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera. It will be compatible with AT&T's 4G LTE network.
The main problem with the Samsung Galaxy Gear, aside from the almost universal dislike of the product from the online tech circle of reviewers, is that the smart watch worked only with the Galaxy Note 3 when it debuted. Samsung is now adding compatibility to several other devices.
The Samsung Galaxy S 4 tied to Verizon Wireless's network has started updating the Samsung Galaxy S 4. It's unfortunately not an upgrade to Android 4.3, but it does provide some small bug fixes and feature adjustments.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is built on the shoulders of a popular smartphone, and it has an extra year's worth of technological advances and consumer feedback. Has Samsung made the ultimate smartphone with a stylus or does it still have more road to travel?
U.S. Cellular today announced that it is now selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Samsung Galaxy Gear online and in stores. The Jet Black Galaxy Note 3 costs $299.99 after instant rebate when purchased with a two-year agreement. The Galaxy Gear smart watch, a Note 3-tied accessory offered in Jet Black or Oatmeal Beige, also costs $299.99, but it is sold without a contract.
It's curved. Why? I'm not exactly sure, but Samsung has decided that the Samsung Galaxy Round, an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean device launching soon, will be the first smartphone with a curved display.
Samsung wants to make its software better, but the successful Korean hardware vendor apparently doesn't believe it can do that on its own. Samsung, like practically every successful giant does in this situation, is eyeing a move into the Silicon Valley tech hub in order to acquire the companies and talent that can make its products better.
Sprint will soon add the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 to its lineup of devices that are available on its 4G LTE network. The new tablet will go on sale later this week for a temporary price that's much lower than what tablets typically cost.
The concept and dream of being able to communicate with a wrist watch has been a staple of science fiction and entertainment for decades. Samsung is harking back to that history to promote its Galaxy Gear smart watch.