Most of us upgrade our phones once every two years, if not earlier. But what if you bought an iPhone 4S or a Samsung Galaxy S II all the way back in 2011 and were so happy with it that you decided to keep it as your primary device for...Show More Summary
Dark matter is called "dark" for a good reason. Although they outweigh particles of regular matter by more than a factor of 5, particles of dark matter are elusive. Their existence is inferred by their gravitational influence in galaxies, but...
Can a sequel be better than the original? When it comes to Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, yes. And when it comes to an episode of Crash Course Astronomy about galaxies, then judge for yourself: In this second part I go over activeShow More Summary
An amazing GoPro story has finally ended nearly fifty miles from it started. Over two years ago, in June of 2013, five friends came up with an amazing scheme. The plan was to attach GoPro camera and a Galaxy Note II to weather balloon and launch it up into the edge of outer space over... Show More Summary
The Galaxy S6 is a complete reinvention of the Galaxy S line for Samsung and one that many users have been clamoring for since the Galaxy S II. While Samsung rose to global smartphone dominance during this time, it was perennially criticized for the construction quality of the phones, its bloated software and some key [...]
You’ve probably heard of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 overheating rumors. Samsung shipped its latest flagship, the Galaxy S6, with a homegrown Exynos processor internationally, the first time it had done so since the Galaxy S II. The company pinned the reason on
Bad news for those hoping to get their Samsung Galaxy Note II updated to the latest Android OS version, a slew of tech reports recently surfaced indicated that the 2012 Phablet flagship won't be having the Lollipop firmware.
Samsung added four new low-cost phones to its Galaxy lineup Monday. All four devices will run the latest version of Android along with a pared-down version of Samsung's TouchWhiz interface The new Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Star 2, Galaxy...Show More Summary
Not everyone can justify splurging on a powerhouse phone like the Galaxy S5, and Samsung clearly knows it -- the tech firm just unveiled four Android KitKat handsets for frugal types. The Galaxy Core II (shown here) is the standout of the bunch,...
After having pushed out an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, AT&T is back at it again only this time giving Galaxy Note II owners a taste of KitKat with an Android 4.4.2 update. The update is rolling out today, the same day as the kickoff for Google I/O, and owners of the Note II will be getting a push notification to alert them to the update.
Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Note II owners are now being treated to Google's Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system through a new software update. Along with the improvements that KitKat brings, the software update will also add Knox 2.0 compatibility, some visual changes, and also Galaxy Gear 2 compatibility for those who want to don Samsung's flagship smartwatch.
I experienced issues connecting my smartphone to my Windows 7 PC ever since I replaced my Samsung Galaxy Note II with the Motorola Moto G. Nothing happened whenever I plugged the USB cable in and connect the phone to it. The workaround...Show More Summary
A Dutch court recently released a sales ban against Samsung; the Galaxy Ace and the Galaxy S II can’t be sold in the area because they've been found to infringe on some Apple patent filings in Europe. The two models are not the popular...Show More Summary
A Dutch appeals court today upheld a 2011 decision that banned the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace phones, as noted by Re/code. The devices in question were found to have infringed on Apple’s design in an earlier ruling and blocked from sale. Apple’s original intent was to get an injunction against […]
Sprint today said it will update a handful of its Samsung smartphones to Android 4.4 KitKat. The company is already pushing KitKat to the Galaxy S4 and Note 3, but will also deliver updates to the Galaxy Note II, GS4 mini, GS III, Galaxy Mega, and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0. Show More Summary
In just three years, the Galaxy Note has grown from a niche device to a must-have, which is almost as eagerly anticipated as Samsung's Galaxy S flagships. When we placed the Galaxy Note II in the hands of our tame phone driver, they had nothing but...
Samsung today announced that it plans to update a significant number of its U.S. Galaxy-branded smartphones and tablets to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The list of phones includes the Galaxy Note II and 3; the Galaxy S4, S4 mini, S4 Active, and S4 zoom; the Galaxy S III and S III mini; and the Galaxy Mega and Galaxy Light. Show More Summary
Perpetual court combatants Apple and Samsung have revealed their final list of allegations ahead of a trial starting March 31st. Though each started with five disputed patents, Samsung only has four now since a multimedia sync patent was knocked out...
Aviate is a brilliant idea and an important first step toward predictively serving up apps as and when you need them. While it does offer a first step toward more-logically organizing apps on my Samsung Galaxy Note II phone, the app falls short in a few key areas.
Some time ago I decided to root my Samsung Galaxy Note II Android phone. Not out of necessity, but more out of curiosity to see what would happen and to get a feeling for the process. The operation itself was really easy to perform and I ended up with a rooted device in the end. Show More Summary