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Samsung Galaxy Note finally gets the taste of Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Samsung Galaxy Note finally gets the taste of Android Ice Cream Sandwich

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Samsung has started rolling out the updates to Android ICS 4.0 for the Samsung Galaxy Note to users across Germany and Europe. The update would be pushed via OTA (over-the-air) or Samsung’s PC Suite Kies. The install package weighs 319MB in total, adds the ‘Premium Suite’ of apps as promised, Touch Wiz remains the core for ICS with minimal changes to the design and the New S Memo widget. The best way to start the upgrade is via PC, make sure you’ve taken a backup as well to avoid any issues.

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On the software enhancement front the Note has now much more to offer with apps specially tailored for the S-Pen that include S Note, Shape Match and My Story. The visual appearance remains almost the same, if you are well versed with the Gingerbread UI then you won’t feel much of a change, as Touch Whiz is the driving force even on the ICS front. I know that each one of is desperately waiting for update, if luck is on the go you might see the update notification to soon pop-up on your devices. Most of the folks across the European and German belt are already a part of the ICS marathon while others wait eagerly.

Information on carrier specific or region specific release date for the update is yet to be out, will keep you guys posted on the same. Lets hope for a speedy worldwide roll-out.

Android ICS for Samsung Galaxy Note to arrive in Q2, adds “Premium Suite” of apps

Android ICS for Samsung Galaxy Note to arrive in Q2, adds “Premium Suite” of apps

Korean mobile giant Samsung brings goods news for its Galaxy Note users by announcing a “Premium Suite” of apps that would be accompanied alongside the Android ICS 4.0 upgrade, worldwide upgrade schedule for same the begins Q2 this year. The new software suite aims at providing rich multimedia experience with new applications optimized and designed for the S Pen.

The apps that would be a part of the suite include S Note, My Story and Angry Birds Space. S Note is an on the go productivity app to fulfill multiple needs of professionals that includes “Shape Match and Formula Match applications that help correct and digitize geometric shapes and even solve numeric formulas hand-drawn with S Pen”. My Story is your companion to show off your creativity, helping you design digital e-cards by integrating content from various sources that include video, images, text, voice, and more. Angry Birds Space, the latest offering from Rovio Entertainment packs in great action and fun for gaming freaks, it also includes a special Galaxy Note level available exclusively for the Galaxy range of devices .

On the Android ICS 4.0 front we would see a completely new UI that offers a redesigned app menu and better multitasking support. The upgrade would showcase latest features like Android Beam, Face Unlock, Snapshot and more.

via Samsung Press