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Lilbits: Goodbye Galaxy Note, hello Apple foldable (in four years… maybe)

Surprising absolutely nobody who’s been paying attention to the fact Samsung hasn’t released a Galaxy Note-branded phone since 2020, but that the new Galaxy S22 Ultra sure looks a lot like a Note, Samsung has confirmed that it’s killing off the Galaxy Note brand… but that features like the S-Pen will live on in the […]

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Lilbits: Samsung could merge its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note smartphone families, Framework Laptop’s firmware goes open source, and more

Rumors that Samsung would phase out its Galaxy Note line of smartphones have been making the rounds for years. But with recent Samsung phones adding S-Pen support, they’ve been picking up steam. Now Samsung is adding fuel to the fire by hinting that the new Galaxy S22 smartphone expected to launch in February will be […]

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Lilbits: Goodbye Galaxy Note, hello Ryzen Mobile overclocking

Once upon a time it was pretty clear what you were getting when you bought a Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone – it would be an expensive phone with a big screen, a big battery, a fast processor, and support for Samsung’s S-Pen digital stylus. But as smartphone screens have gotten larger (and prices higher), the […]

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Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Review

The Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is Samsung’s second 10-inch, pen-based Android tablet. Just like last year’s Note 10.1 this premium slate is designed for productivity and not just entertainment. Priced at about $550 the Note is at least $50 more than it’s closest tablet competition. The higher price isn’t just because of the HD+ resolution […]

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Samsung introduces Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)

Samsung’s new 10.1 inch Galaxy Note tablet has the guts of a Galaxy Note 3 smartphone, but a larger, higher-resolution display. It’s called the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), and oddly it’s expected to hit the streets in the third quarter of 2013. I guess the implication is that it’s a next-generation device. The […]

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AT&T’s Galaxy Note 8.0 will cost $199 with purchase of S4, $399 without

AT&T just announced the official pricing and release date for the LTE version of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.0 and it’s a bit of a surprise. The Note 8.0 will cost $399, the same price as the Wi-Fi version, if you sign a two-year contract. That’s an unusual move for AT&T. The carrier usually sells tablets […]

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Is Samsung filling out Galaxy Note line with a 7 inch model?

Samsung has always taken a shotgun approach to Android phones and tablets. The company offers phones, portable media players, and tablets in a range of sizes — sometimes with devices that are barely distinguishable from one another (Do we really need tablets with 7, 7.7, 8.9, and 10.1 inch screens?) But so far the company […]