Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Case Mate slim folio review

Last week I received Case-Mate’s “Slim Folio” case for Samsung’s latest phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Cases to my liking have been hard to come by for the Note 3 so far. After using the Momax case on the Note 2 and then the Belkin Snap Folio case, I wanted something that protected both the front and back of the phone without having a popper on the front of the case which meant pressing on the screen to close the case. I also quite enjoyed being able to use the case as ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 unboxing

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note phablet has gone on sale in the UK and we take a little look at the 5.7 inch display handset. The Note 3 follows in the steps of the popular Note 2. The Note 3 features a slightly larger display, measuring 5.7″ over the Note 2’s 5.5″ display but, the chassis is for the most part smaller than the Note 2, only the height is increased by a mere 0.2mm. Overall I’m very impressed with the Note 3 so far. The Note 3 uses a microsim and the microSD ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung region lock Galaxy Note 3 – what this means for consumers

Last Wednesday Samsung’s latest phablet went on sale. Initially met with a lot of fanfare and excitement quickly turned to disappointment and anger for quite a lot of people it seems. On the box of customers new shiny Note 3 handsets saying that it was a European/American/Asian model and that only sim cards from that region would work. There’s been a lot of back and forth between various regional Samsung Twitter/Facebook accounts and customers. Samsung in the Netherlands have said this ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung release 18 minute Note 3 hands on video

For those who weren’t completely satisfied by Samsung’s 6 and a half minute introduction video to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, the company has now released another video showing off their latest handset. This time around the video is 18 minutes long, filled with Note 3 goodness! In the video Samsung show off the specifications of their phablet and have a number of hands on demos with the phone, specifically highlighting the new features that you can do with the S-Pen. In the video there’s ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 officially unveiled

I’m sure it will come as no surprise to readers of our blog, that Samsung officially unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, their third generation phablet. The Galaxy Note series started with a 5.3 inch display and with the Note 2, Samsung increased the size to 5.5 inches. With the Note 3, Samsung have once again increased the screen size. This time around, the Galaxy phablet features a 5.7 inch display and despite offering more screen real estate, the Galaxy Note 3 isn’t any wider than ... Continue Reading →
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Galaxy Note 3 to include fingerprint scanner

It’s a rumor that had surfaced a while back about the Note 3 but, the the idea of a fingerprint scanner on the Note 3 was quickly quashed. Until now that is. Samsung are yet to officially announce the Note 3, that won’t be for another hour or so but, a Samsung employee has apparently confirmed that the Note 3 will feature a fingerprint scanner. The employee is said to work at Samsung’s R&D center and the employee has stated that there will be a fingerprint scanner on the back ... Continue Reading →
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UK network Three to begin selling Note 3 and Xperia Z1 this month

As we get ready for Samsung’s Unpacked event where they will be announcing the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Sony’s pre-IFA event, where the company will announce the Xperia Z1 (codenamed Honami), a list of handsets sold by Three UK and their availability has surfaced. In the list we see several handsets which are already out in the UK and indicated by the availability has being “Now” but, more interestingly Samsung’s next phablet, the Samsung Note 3 along with the Sony ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung sends out invites for September 4th and tells us to “Note” the day

It’s pretty much all but confirmed that Samsung will announce the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 come September 4th, days before the IFA event in Berlin. Yesterday we heard that Samsung were very likely to also announce their own smart watch along side it, known as the “Galaxy Gear”. Press invites have now gone out for the Samsung Unpacked 2 event. In the image Samsung tell us to “Note the Date”, further indicating that September 4th will need be the day the Korean company unveil ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung to announce Galaxy Note 3 and smart watch September 4th

We’ve already heard many rumors surrounding the next handset in the Galaxy Note range. One such rumor being that Samsung would unveil it on September 4th, just before IFA starts in Berlin this year. However it looks like it won’t just be the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 that the Korean company announce. There are rumors suggesting that as well as announcing the Galaxy Note 3 which is said to feature a 5.7 inch display, Samsung will also announce their own Android smart watch. It’s likely ... Continue Reading →
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Galaxy Note 3 could be available in three different screen sizes

There have been a lot of rumors surrounding the Galaxy Note 3, one of which was regarding the screen size. There had been rumors of it being 5.7 inches, 5.99 as well as 5.5 inches. 5.7 inches seemed to be the favorite rumor and most solid but, according to Indian logistics website Zauba, the Note 3 will come in three different sizes which could explain the previous conflicting screen size rumors and leaks. One reason for the varying sizes could be because Samsung like to offer the phone to suit ... Continue Reading →