Samsung begins rolling out Android 5.1.1 Lollipop to Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 (WiFi)


Samsung tablets are often left out in the cold when it comes to firmware updates, it isn’t unknown for one of its flagship tablets to be 2 or even 3 versions of Android behind Google’s latest release. I’m sure that owners of the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition will understand where I’m coming from seeing as that device has languished on Android 4.4.2 KitKat since its launch (unless you had the T-Mobile variant). There is cause to rejoice for some, though, because the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is finally available to download for the SM-P600 (WiFi) variant. Read more

New reports say Samsung shutting down digital camera business


New reports coming out of South Korea indicate Samsung is in the process of shutting down their digital camera line of business. The move appears to include both the portions of the business unit that produce products like the Samsung NX1 smart camera as well as the parts that produce sensors like the APS-C hybrid sensor used in the Samsung NX500. Sources indicate the personnel are being moved to other divisions like medical devices or the smartphone division. Read more

Samsung announces Soundcamp for creating your musical masterpiece on your phone

samsung soundcampSamsung has announced a new application for their devices called Soundcamp that offers an open platform for recording, playing, and mixing music. It’s mostly for electronic music, since it’s technically a DAW and MIDI sequencer, but it’s very open and works with third-party apps, which should keep the door open for tons of new ideas in the future. Read more

AT&T reveals the smartwatches that will go tether-free with NumberSync


AT&T today in a post to its blog revealed the Android-based smartwatches that will work with the carrier’s new NumberSync offering. The telecommunications provider revealed NumberSync in mid-October, saying that it would allow users to have a single phone number across multiple devices. In other words, devices like smartwatches will work on AT&T’s network instead of having to connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth.

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