Samsung rolls out an update to the Galaxy Note, and no, it's not Android Ice Cream Sandwich
There are shrunk keyboard and dialpad modes now as well, which helps immensely when you are struggling to use the phone with one hand, and, lo and behold, it's a struggle with a phone like the Note.
There are also arrows that point which way to move it to unlock, in case you are a first-timer.
The laundry list continues with separate settings for brightness and background color for the browser, which should help with battery life, additional date display modes in Calendar, and a dedicated torch widget for your homescreens. This way you can easily use the phone's screen as a torch, with three levels of brightness available by pressing the torch button.
Well, it's not the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update, but it shouldn't be far behind, as Samsung mentioned it will be out this quarter.
2. redmd (Posts: 1042; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
I wish to have stock ICS than the Touchwized version though.
5. TheLibertine (Posts: 484; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)
Yeah, i did like it. Now we have some first problems fixed they better just concentrate on 4.0 and a new Touchwiz.
6. OHaZZaR (Posts: 131; Member since: 19 Aug 2011)
I didn't get it, anyone know when the rest of the world'll get this update? I heard it's only distributed across europe.
7. skymitch89 (Posts: 1205; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)
I wonder if this device will have the "phone" look of ICS (like what's on the Galaxy Nexus) or the "tablet" look of ICS (that looks like an updated version of Honeycomb).
8. TheLibertine (Posts: 484; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)
Phone-look, i guess. Resolution and performance are good enough for tablet-graphics, but for consumers poor eyes it would be a bit to small.
9. dorfoz (Posts: 144; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
bah! Come on Samsung.. by the time ICS comes out to Galaxy Note, a better phone would be trumping the elegant device. Great OS, WEAK support. :(