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Posted by Matthew Fortner on April 15, 2014
The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro makes a big impression mostly due to its 12.2-inch display. Samsung is pushing the tablet experience deeper into laptop territory, but can this plus-sized Android entry replace a notebook computer?
Laptop features on a tablet Pretty much from the moment it was unboxed, the review unit from Verizon Wireless drew attention. Its big. The Samsung Galaxy Note Pros touchscreen spans 12.2-inches. That substantially eclipses Apples 9.7-inch iPad and the available 10-inch offerings powered by Android or Windows. The display is bright and offers generously wide viewing angles.
Samsung has taken advantage of the larger screen to offer an on-screen keyboard designed toward 10-finger typing which is more akin to a laptop than typical tablet input. For instance, there is a control key so CTRL-C to copy text and CTRL-V to paste is possible. Some still may prefer the tactile feel of a portable Bluetooth keyboard, but its by far the the most laptop-like experience on glass.
Posted by Matthew Fortner on March 31, 2014
Microsoft finally delivered office iOS apps for iPad including Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps. How good are they?
Posted by Matthew Fortner on March 28, 2014
AT&T rolls out its latest innovation in Raleigh Friday. Rather than a new gadget or network this time, the wireless carrier has opened the doors to a new store with a fresh sales approach and design with greater emphasis on lifestyle in a mobile world.
Posted by Matthew Fortner on March 19, 2014
Google launched it's new "Android Wear" operating system. The new operating system will provide the platform for several of smartwatches expected later this year. Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch runs on its own operating system.