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T-Mobile Announces Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Coming Nov. 16th For $249.

  • November 8, 2011 6:46 am


Itching to sign another contract? T-Mobile has something to entice you — the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. The new featherweight tablet is far from weak with it’s dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 3-megapixel/2-megapixel (rear/front) cameras which at least prove the hardware is plenty capable. Add in Android 3.2 Honeycomb and you’ve got a well rounded, somewhat pocketable tablet. Hopefully the 7.0 Plus gets a speedy ICS upgrade, because let’s be real, that’s the only OS anyone cares about now.

Snatch up your T-Mobile-sponsored Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus beginning November 16th for $249 (includes a $50 MIR and requires a 2-year agreement).

Contest: Free Chocolate And Chance To Win 1 Of 4 10.1″ Samsung Galaxy Tab LTE Tablets.

  • October 18, 2011 4:15 pm


Residents of northern Indiana near South Bend can score some free chocolate and possibly even 1 of 4 10.1″ Samsung Galaxy Tab LTE tablets. Starting October 20th (that’s this Thursday) South Bend/Elkhart will be blanketed in VZW’s super fast LTE network. In celebration, VZW is holding a special event at the Ireland Road Verizon Store that will see the first 100 visitors rewarded with a free chocolate bar. Straight out of Willie Wonka, four of the chocolate bars will have a “Golden Ticket” inside meaning the owner of the fancy chocolate bar is also the new owner of a 10.1″ Galaxy Tab.

The party goes down this Thursday at 560 W. Ireland Road, South Bend, Indiana @ 9am. Local GS readers who line up: Take pics!

Samsung Could Abandon Australian Galaxy Tab Launch Plans.

  • October 4, 2011 8:01 am


A new report by Bloomberg lays a bleak future for Australian Galaxy Tab hopefuls — The company’s planned launch of the 10.1″ device will essentially be abandoned in the country if Samsung can’t win a reverse ruling of some sort within the next couple of weeks.

The news is depressing, though not surprising. The Galaxy Tab has already been delayed from entering the Australian market for a solid two months. With the holiday season quickly approaching, entering the market much later will essentially destroy any chance the Galaxy Tab had. Not to mention, the next-gen dual- and quad-core hardware should start popping up.

With an Australian launch appearing down for the count, we’re left to hope the other major lawsuits in Japan, Korea, and The Netherlands reach a more formidable solution, and sooner rather than later.

Samsung Permanently Barred From Selling 10-Inch Galaxy Tab In Germany.

  • September 9, 2011 9:24 am


It’s been a long, laborious road for Samsung overseas in Europe and The Netherlands thanks to a slew of lawsuits filed by Apple against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Android tablets. Today it gets worse — much worse. The judge overseeing the Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit in Germany’s Dusseldorf court just issued a permanent ban on the 10″ Galaxy Tab. What it means is that stores will no longer be able to sell the 10″ tablet nor will Samsung Germany be able to sell it outside of Germany.

Samsung has already responded to the ruling, citing their (obvious) disappointment, and vowing to vigorously defend their own intellectual property as well as pursuing Apple’s violations of Samsung’s patents and IP.

Meanwhile yesterday Apple continued their attacks on Samsung’s Galaxy S products with new lawsuits filed in Japan also seeking to stop the sale of Saumsung’s most popular line of smartphones and tablets this year.

Keep the popcorn hand as we have a feeling this battle between two giants is far from over…

[Update] Samsung Lucks Out In Netherlands. Injunction Ruling Over Galaxy Tab 10.1 Delayed Until September 15th.

  • August 16, 2011 9:41 am


The EU-wide ban on Samsung’s latest 10.1″ Galaxy Tab tablet originally exempted The Netherlands. And luckily for Samsung it will stay that way for a few more weeks. A Netherland judge has ruled that any decision on a ban within the country will have to wait until September 15th at the earliest. (Apple had been trying to rush through a judgment/injunction.)

According to FOSS Patent’s Florian Mueller, the particular patent infringement claims made by Apple in the Dutch court are more vague than the EU counterparts and even delve deeper into the software side of things instead of just hardware design as do the EU claims.

The fight continues…

Update

The EU-wide ban has been suspended for the time being pending a new ruling on August 25th.

Apple Succeeds In Blocking 10.1″ Galaxy Tab In Australia (For Now).

  • August 1, 2011 9:23 am


Bad news Australian 10.1″ Galaxy Tab fans: you’ll have to wait a bit longer to wrap your paws around Sammy’s new larger screened Android tablet.

Today, Apple succeeded in getting an injunction put on new 10.1″ Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets sold within Australia. Thankfully, the hold isn’t permanent and is only being enforced until the current lawsuit between Apple and Samsung gets resolved. Still, similar lawsuits have stretched on for months. A delay of 3-6 months for the 10.1″ Galaxy Tab could be quite detrimental to overall sales as early 2012 will allegedly see the release of quad-core tablets. What value will an old dual-core unit hold in a market bulging with newer, much faster hardware?

Any Australian readers getting their Galaxy Tab fix by other means?

Verizon Wireless Announces HP dm1-3010nr And Samsung 10.1″ Galaxy Tab.

  • July 26, 2011 10:36 am


Looking for a few more ways to burn through the cash weighing down that wallet of yours? Verizon Wireless has two new non-phone devices they’d love to loan you in conjunction with a 2-year contract — the HP dm1-3010nr and 10.1″ Samsung Galaxy Tab. The main talking point of both devices is the built-in LTE compatibility.

Breaking things down further — the 10.1″ Galaxy Tab features 1200 x 800 resolution, a 1 GHz dual-core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor, 3-megapixel rear-facing camera, and Android Honeycomb 3.1. The HP dm1-3010nr is makes use of a 1.60 GHz AMD Dual-Core Processor E-350, 2 GB of DDR3 RAM, 320 GB hard drive, WiFi b/g/n, and VGA video camera. The 10.1″ Galaxy Tab will retail for $529 (16 GB) and $629 (32 GB) when picked up with a new 2-year contract while the HP will come in at a tick under $600. For users eyeing the 10.1″ Galaxy Tab in particular and wanting to forgo the 3G/4G option, a WiFi-only model is scheduled to also ship July 28th for $499.

Mowing through data comes in the form of 2 GB/5 GB/10 GB plans for the Galaxy Tab and 5 GB/10 GB plans for the HP. Pricing for said plans is the now standard $30/$50/$80 respectively. Look for all the fun to go down July 28th.

Will you give in to these new devices or keep your moneys under lock and key for the upcoming DROID Bionic uber phone?

Verizon Announces 10.1″ Samsung Galaxy Tab With LTE.

  • June 2, 2011 1:54 pm


If the XOOM isn’t tickling your fancy as far as large-screened Android tablets go, Samsung has something that may be right up your alley. The newly announced 10.1″ Samsung Galaxy Tab will be available for pre-order June 8th for $529 (16 GB) and $629 for the 32 GB version. These prices seem a tad high to us as they are after 2-year contract discounts. Nonetheless, next to Apple we’d rate Samsung up there at the top of the list with sexy, lust worthy hardware.

Specs for the new Sammy include super fast LTE, a Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor running at 1 GHz, 1200 x 800 resolution, 3-megapixel rear/2-megapixel front-facing cameras, WiFi b/g/n, GPS, Android 3.1, and impressive 8.6mm-thin case.

We’re pretty excited, though cautious. The high price means Samsung is already setting themselves up for the same fate the Motorola XOOM has enjoyed thus far — decent sales but far short of the “iPad killer” it was claimed to be. Stay tuned as GS will be receiving a 10.1″ Galaxy Tab in the next week, in which we’ll follow up with a full review.

Samsung Touts 600,000+ Galaxy Tab Sales Worldwide. #galaxytab

  • November 22, 2010 10:44 am

Things are looking pretty good for the “iPad Killer” aka Samsung Galaxy Tab. Samsung just announced sales figures for the first month of sales. And while they’re not exactly “iPad killing”, 600,000 units moved is nothing to sneeze at. On top of that, 40,000 units have sold in Korea since the devices recent November 14th launch. It’s hands down the best selling Android tablet to date.

Hopefully Samsung is quick to update their Galaxy Tab line to Android 3.0 — the famed “tablet version” of Android. It is in version 3.0 that numerous enhancements to UI, functionality, and under the hood tweaks will make Android much more optimized and enjoyable to use on these larger-screened tablet devices. Until then, it looks like the Galaxy Tab is doing plenty well on its own.