The First Oculus Comes Out This Year—But It's a Phone, Not the Rift

Oculus isn't waiting for virtual reality to be perfect. It's coming this year. Oculus tech guru John Carmack just revealed that—barring calamity—the next Samsung smartphone will double as the first consumer version of the Oculus VR experience. » 3/04/15 2:48pm 3/04/15 2:48pm

Amazon's Overflowing With Cheap Smartphone Cases Today

If you own an iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, or Galaxy Note 4, today's Amazon Gold Box is brimming with a variety of cases and screen protectors for $10 or less. » 1/22/15 9:46am 1/22/15 9:46am

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review: The Best at Being Big

While Apple has only just released its first huge phone, Samsung's gargantuan Note is already on its fourth iteration. In a lot of ways, it's the big phone that started this runaway screen-size race. But even though it's facing an ever-growing army of up-sized competitors, the Note 4 is the only giant phone that gets… » 10/15/14 9:00am 10/15/14 9:00am

Blink and You'll Miss This Leaked Video of the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 should be coming very, very soon, almost certainly at Samsung's Unpacked event next week. But in the meantime, it's made a sneak appearance in an extremely short leaked video. Not the shortest we've seen, but close. » 8/29/14 12:05pm 8/29/14 12:05pm

Samsung Plans Bendable Plastic OLED Display for a New Galaxy Note III

Samsung may well be the first company to actually deliver on the endless promise that flexible displays are on the way, with a limited edition Galaxy Note III with a plastic OLED screen said to be in production. » 9/24/13 6:40am 9/24/13 6:40am

LG Optimus G Pro Review: The Fastest Big Phone Out There


Fun fact: In a sprint, the hippo is one of the fastest land mammals, despite also being one of the largest. Similarly, the LG Optimus G Pro is unquestionably one humungoid phone, but it runs about as fast as the top speedsters out there. Whether or not you should consider buying it, however, is up to the elasticity of… » 5/28/13 2:23pm 5/28/13 2:23pm

Rumor: Nokia Is Planning a Galaxy Note Rival and Lighter Aluminum Lumia

The Financial Times is reporting that Nokia is, unfathomably, working on a large-screened smartphone whose size will rival that of Samsung's Galaxy Note series. » 4/18/13 3:41am 4/18/13 3:41am

A Glimpse at the New American Airlines and Its Techie Future

This morning American Airlines revealed its plans for a "New American" with a fresh redesign of its livery, which hasn't been updated since 1968 and a handful of tidbits about its techie new future. The new paint job can be seen on its new Boeing 777-300 when it takes flight at the end of the month. » 1/17/13 10:54am 1/17/13 10:54am

Crazy New Exploit Can Brick Samsung Phones or Steal All Their Data

Got a Samsung Galaxy SIII? Maybe a Galaxy Note? Well listen up because there's a new boogeyman on the loose. According to a thread at XDA Developers, there's an exploit out there that can let Android malware apps get at all your physical memory, for the purposes of stealing your data or deleting it or whathaveyou. » 12/16/12 2:06pm 12/16/12 2:06pm

HTC Droid DNA Hands On: This Thing Is Sick

The HTC One X, the EVO 4G LTE, and the One X+ are among our favorite phones. But the company hasn't had a flagship device for Verizon in a long time. Now, with the Droid DNA, HTC decided to go all out and make the most impressively spec-filled smartphone the world has yet known. » 11/13/12 11:59am 11/13/12 11:59am

Pilots Get iPads but Flight Attendants Get Galaxy Notes

American Airlines has been making the move to digital by giving their pilots iPads instead of paper heavy manuals, and the upgrading doesn't stop there. American Airlines wants their flight attendants outfitted with tech, but they won't be handing out more full-size tablets. They're going with the Galaxy Note. » 9/22/12 7:00pm 9/22/12 7:00pm

Apple Taking Aim at Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note in Updated Galaxy…

Apparently not content with a $1 billion verdict in its favor, Apple is trudging ever forward in its patent war against Samsung, and this time it's taking aim at a slew of more current phones including the Galaxy Note and Samsung's flagship Galaxy S III. » 9/01/12 12:00pm 9/01/12 12:00pm

Leaked Specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Show an Even More Gigantic…

If you were one of the weirdos who looked at the original Galaxy Note and thought, "Oh man, I would totally buy the shit out of that huge phone if it was more huger", you're in luck: leaked specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 2 show a 5.5" screen. That's .2 of an inch bigger than small fry original Galaxy Note! » 8/27/12 6:00pm 8/27/12 6:00pm

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Review: Can a Tablet Fix What the Phone Got…

The Galaxy Note was, just a wee bit big to be considered a phone. Why not make it bigger and call it a straight-up tablet? Add on some Wacom stylus tech, bump up the specs—be our guest! » 8/15/12 11:00am 8/15/12 11:00am

An Enormous Galaxy Note For Stylus-Wielding Arty Types

If you were a fan of the original stylus-packing Galaxy Note, but always thought that 5.3-inches was just too small: good news. Samsung's finally released the long-awaited quad-core 10.1-inch version of the Note, and you should be able to get your hands on it by the end of this month. » 8/06/12 6:08am 8/06/12 6:08am

Even Bigger Galaxy Note Set to Launch August 29th

Samsung's updated Galaxy Note is on the way, with Samsung confirming that its Galaxy Note 2 is scheduled to be the star of its showing at this year's IFA trade show. » 8/03/12 6:49am 8/03/12 6:49am

Do You Use Your Big Ass Smartphone to Watch Porn?

Over the weekend, I met two individuals— on two separate occasions—both of whom were proud owners of a Samsung Galaxy S3. A huge ass phone with a huge ass screen. Why would you ever want such a giant phone, I asked, incredulous. Both said the main selling point was the ability to watch porn on the go, on the john, on… » 7/31/12 8:40pm 7/31/12 8:40pm

Oh God They're Actually Making the Galaxy Note Bigger?

You already thought Samsung's Galaxy Note was too big, right? Suitable only for use by elephants? Well rumor has it that the plan is to make it even bigger. » 7/06/12 8:44am 7/06/12 8:44am