Galaxy Tab 3 Samsung’s 7-inch Android tablet Gets A Spec Bump

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Not content with releasing a size for everyone Android device the Samsung Galaxy 3 is out now. Slimmer and faster it’s not a bad spec bump.

Te new slate, running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on a 1.2GHz dualcore processor, trims the bezels of its 1024 x 600 LCD TFT display so as to come in at a trimmer 111.1 x 188 x 9.9mm, while still accommodating a 4,000 mAh battery.

The WiFi-only version will arrive in May with a global launch planned, and tips the scales at 302g. That will be followed by the slightly heavier – 306g – 3G model, which will have quadband HSPA+ support (850/900/1900/2100) and is due in June;

Both tablets get a 3-megapixel rear camera and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, as well as WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz) with channel-bonding and WiFi Direct support. There’s also Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, and a microSD card slot to add up to 64GB to the 8GB or 16GB of internal storage.

RAM is 1GB, while sensors include an accelerometer, digital compass, and light; the 3G version also has a proximity sensor, which we’re presuming will turn the screen off as you hold it to your face. That would imply voice calls, assuming your social life can withstand the horror of holding a 7-inch tablet up like a phone.

Samsung Galaxy note 2 came out way back in in from May 2011 and has long been due an update.

Samsung is yet to confirm exactly where the 3G model will and won’t be sold. Samsung is yet to confirm pricing for either version of the Galaxy Tab 3.

20 Ways Samsung Copies Apple

How Samsung Copies Apple 20 Ways Samsung Copies Apple

A fantastic simple Tumblr photo collection showing from Nicklas Lind showing how blantantly how Samsung likes to take idea from Apple.  No matter what side of the fence you lay on, the evidence is pretty compelling.  My favourite is the phone charger.  Source (Nickazilla)

Samsung Vs Apple Second Quater Sales Results

Samsung Galaxy S3

So according to analysts reports, Samsung managed to shift  6.5m Units.  Whilst the S3 might be outselling it’s main rival the HTC one X but let’s not forget the iPhone 5 lands in october. (figures from intomobile)

Apple btw said it sold 35.1 million iPhones in the quarter (source NYT)

“We’re thrilled with sales of over 35 million iPhones and almost 12 million iPads in the March quarter,”

said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.  Who wouldn’t be 😀

Some Of The Best And Cheapest Samsung Galaxy s3 Tariffs Compared

Samsung’s Galaxy S3 might is probably main contender to the smartphone crowd given the dearth of Android handsets.  Granted in our experience “normal” users seem to prefer the more diminutive size of the Galaxy S2, yet there is the same old problem, what’s the best phone tariff to get with your Galaxy s3 phone.  We’ve taken a look at all the UK mobile providers and come up with a handy comparison chart so you get the best tariff out there.

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Sponsored video: Samsung Galaxy S3 at the unpacking event in Earls Court, London

Samsung Galaxy S3

GalaxyS3 Launch Sponsored video: Samsung Galaxy S3 at the unpacking event in Earls Court, London

It’s not just all things Apple that inspires an article here at EssentialMac.  At the moment the tech community is a buzz with anticipation and excitement of the upcoming release of the Samsung Galaxy S3.  The Galaxy s3 looks a mighty fine handset with some unique features like it knowing when you are looking at it.  Here’s a look at some of the features and a video from a huge unboxing event at Earls Court, London..
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Samsung Swipeit to Rival Apple Airplay

Samsung Swipeit

Samsung are set to announce their “Swipeit” android product at this years CES. Swipeit is an Android app that allows and Samsung Internet and Swipeit enabled tv’s to show the content from your phone, on the larger screen. Does this sound familiar?

I’m loving the name Swipeit as that’s what they tend to do with Apple product design but now it seems airplay.

Samsung Swipeit Samsung Swipeit to Rival Apple Airplay

While SwipeIt works exactly like the Apple’s AirPlay, there are some significant differences:
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