This is definitely not the first time that different carriers had different names for virtually the same device. The latest rumors indicate that the Galaxy Note will be found on Verizon and Sprint later this year. They may also carry the name Galaxy Journal instead of Galaxy Note. According to an “industry analyst” that spoke…
Google finally got around to updating Google Search on the web for tablets. In the past tablets were always sent to the desktop version of Google, but that was obviously designed for desktops. The mobile version was not a good fit either. So Google tweaked the desktop version with tablets in mind. Basically the certain elements are larger and more touch input friendly. Go ahead and give it a try by going to www.google.com on your Honeycomb 3.1+ tablet.
Last summer, Dell released its 5 inch Dell Streak which made people start to think about the phone/tablet hybrid possibility. Samsung is rumored to be working on the same thing. The rumor is that they will announced a 5.3 inch phone called Galaxy Q this September at IFA 2011.
The report suggests that the phone will have 4G connectivity via an LTE connection as well as a Super AMOLED Plus display. I have played with Samsung’s 4.5 inch Infuse, which packs a Super AMOLED Plus display, and the screen is beyond stunning. The only drawback is that the screen resolution is stuck at 800 x 480. If Samsung can bump the resolution up to say qHD (960 x 540), then no other screen could hold a candle to its beauty.
Would you be interested in a 5.3 inch phone by Samsung?
This is what Engadget would call a KIRF (Keeping It Real Fake) device. Just a half-baked attempt at making a device that looks nearly identical to another more famous product by an unknown company. The company AnyDATA is responsible for creating this deformed cousin of the original Galaxy Tab.
Samsung plans on developing extremely high resolution displays for tablets years out in the future. The Galaxy Tab has a 1024 x 600 resolution with ~170 ppi.
Find out more about these displays after the break.
The iPad 2 was announced last week by Apple and there has been a lot of buzz about it on the internet and blogosphere. Undoubtedly if you are in the market for a tablet in the next month or two, you will want to know if the iPad 2 or the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the right choice.
Check out the full comparison after the break.