German Courts Uphold Galaxy Tab 10.1 Ban

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Want to get a Samsung Galaxy 10.1 in Germany? Good luck, as Samsung’s most recent attempts to overturn the ruling that banned the 10.1 have failed. So why did Germany ban the 10.1 in the first place? The design was deemed to similar to Apple’s unit. Despite Samsung’s best attempts to change the courts mind, the ruling will stick.

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Guide to DIY USB Host on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Using a dock connector form Kineteka, a couple of 10k ohm resistors, one donor USB extender cable, and some cable cleanup stuff like heat shrink and tape, you can make your own USB host for your Galaxy Tab 10.1. You’ll need to do some chopping, splitting of wires, and soldering of resistors, so while it’s not the most complex of hacks, it’s not a plug and play affair either.

In any case, you can check out the full DIY tutorial on Careace.net

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 shines with Super AMOLED Plus display

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You know that gorgeous Super AMOLED Plus display on the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone? You know how the colors are positively popping with saturation and the overall visual experience absolutely floors you? You will soon get a bigger version of that eye-popping visual, because the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the world’s first tablet to boast a Super AMOLED Plus display.

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TouchWiz update for Galaxy Tab 10.1 put on hold

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Not that long ago, Samsung pushed out a TouchWiz UI update for its Galaxy Tab 10.1, but it appears that this update comes with a bug. Samsung has apparently stopped the updating process, giving them the time to “assess progress and ensure it is a positive experience for users.”

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Australian lawsuit leads to Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 being pulled from store shelves

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Can’t we all just get along? The legal battle between Seoul and Cupertino is continuing to heat up, this time taking the combat down under. Because of the current patent dispute launched by Apple, Samsung has agreed to halt sales of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in Australia until further notice. After going through a hearing in an Australian federal court, Samsung agreed to stop advertising the Android tablet and it will not sell the device until it gets a go-ahead from the courts that the disputes have been resolved. So, Samsung is the loser here, right?

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G averages 30 Mbps on real Verizon LTE network test

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You want fast? You want a wireless connection that just might put your home connection to shame? It looks like the Verizon 4G LTE network is living up to its promises by way of the recently added Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G. How fast is fast? How about a mind-blowing 44.44Mbps down in a real world […]

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4G-equipped Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 ships Thursday

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Are you digging the 10-inch variation on Samsung’s Android tablet, but you wish it had some faster wireless connection options? Wish no more, because the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with 4G is going to start arriving in stores on July 28. That’s tomorrow, in case you didn’t want to check your calendar.

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In-Flight Entertainment: American Airlines now handing out Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Let’s face it. The “entertainment” system that you find on most airplanes offers a terrible interface that is remarkably sluggish. Even if there are free video games, they’re still pretty crappy. By contrast, tablet devices are much peppier, much prettier, and much more fun. So, American Airlines is offering tablets to its passengers.

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Samsung Responds To iPad 2 With Slimmer Galaxy Tab 10.1

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We’re not entirely sure if they sent the tablet over to Jenny Craig or Weightwatchers, but it looks like it worked. At last month’s MWC, Samsung was showing off one version of its 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab. At this month’s CTIA, however, they’re showing off a different version, a skinnier version.

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