Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Android Lollipop 5.0.1 for Samsung Galaxy Note Edge leaks

Samsung seems to be taking its own sweet time in releasing Android 5.0 software to its devices – but at least it didn’t tie itself down to a 90-day time frame like some OEMs we know (we kid, HTC). The South Korean manufacturer is in the process of rolling out Lollipop to its devices, but it has been very slow indeed. The Samsung Galaxy S5 at least has Lollipop in some markets around the globe, including US consumers under Verizon. No Lollipop sweetness yet for the quirky Galaxy Note Edge, but if you’re really desperate to try, there is a leaked beta build available in flashable ROM format.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge with Swarovski crystals is too shiny

South Korean tech giant Samsung has previously teamed up with Austrian fashion design crystal maker Swarovski for past project so this Galaxy Note being studded with shiny Swarovski crystals didn't come as a surprise. Early in 2014, the two big companies partnered for a gem-studded Galaxy Note 3 cover. The Samsung Galaxy S5 and even the Gear Fit were blinged up a bit by Swarovski. The Samsung Gear S also become more stylish with a beautiful Swarovski strap. You see, crystals make Samsung gadgets shine brighter than ever.

Samsung Penvatars to make using your stylus more exciting

If you're bored already with seeing that little circle whenever you're using your Samsung Galaxy Note 4's stylus, the Korean OEM is now bringing something new for its users, that may or may not be just a gimmick. During the recently concluded CES 2015, they announced the arrival of the Penvatars or your more fun alternative to that plain circle that automatically appears when you put the stylus near your smartphone's screen.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge now available from Verizon, AT&T

After some months of waiting, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is finally available from Verizon. The phone which others quickly dismiss as experimental is coming to a few mobile carriers in the US. Verizon is offering the Note Edge on a two-year content for only $399. That's still pricey but the unlocked version is $799. Crazy price? That's still cheaper compared to the $1,000 price tag written by AT&T for the same unit.

Galaxy Note Edge Review

Among Samsung’s more ambitious devices, the Galaxy Note Edge is equal parts intrigue and confusion. The Note Edge occupies a space few other than Samsung dare to go in that it brings a new form factor that won’t appeal to the masses. In this niche is where Samsung takes their R&D to new heights, broadening their horizons in search of what’s next. Is the interesting Note Edge screen gimmick, though? Do you need a screen that peels off the edge? We’re about to find out.

Gold-plated Samsung Note Edge spotted in Vietnam

Seeing a gold-plated mobile device is nothing new but if it's spotted in Vietnam, it can be a bit surprising. The mobile market in Vietnam is not that strong so a special edition is not expected. But then again this isn't the first golden gadget found in the country. Golden Mobile previously released a gold-plated Samsung Galaxy Note 4. This isn't an official limited edition unit from Samsung though but just a grand effort by the company who made it.
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