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Galaxy Note 7 General Discussion / Re: Who plans to buy a Galaxy Note 8?
« Last post by jay.brooks.73307 on September 18, 2017, 10:29:23 PM »
Already have it best phone this year

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<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/XOoCGWk3y0s" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/XOoCGWk3y0s</a>

Last year before the notorious battery issues of the Note 7, Samsung's flagship was in the running to be MKBHD's favorite phone of the years.  So with the Note 8 now being introduced he has high expectations.   So what does he think?  Well with an absolutely stunning 6.3 inch display, dual cameras, new stylus features, updated software with some new tricks and more it's not surprising he's looking forward to the full review when he gets one himself.  In the meantime Marques gives us a brief but exciting overview of Samsung's latest and greatest.  Let me know what you think in the comments...do you plan on getting yourself a Galaxy Note 8?

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<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/RKYjdTiMkXM" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/RKYjdTiMkXM</a>

The much anticipated Galaxy Note 8 was introduced today by Samsung with a lot of fanfair.  Last year of course Samsung encountered quite a debacle when it turned out the battery on some of the Note 7s were catching fire or even exploding.  After a massive recall the company is eager to put memories of that fiasco behind them and the company promises the Note 8 will not have any of those battery issues.  The Galaxy Note 8 looks somewhat similar to the Note 7 but adds a few cool new features such as dual cameras and an iris scanner.  It's got a beautiful 6.3 inch display and of course those gorgeous beveled glass wrap around edges.  There's also a new stylus and some cool new tricks to keep notes right on the home screen even when not unlocking the phone.  There's more but I'll let you watch the video above to get the full story.  We'll be posting more reviews from your favorite tech bloggers and of course having lots of discussion on the forum so make sure you hang around and let us know if you'll be buying a Galaxy Note 8 when it starts selling next month.

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Galaxy Note 7 General Discussion / Who plans to buy a Galaxy Note 8?
« Last post by Babyfacemagee on August 11, 2017, 04:16:53 AM »
With all the problems with the Galaxy Note 7, ending with a recall, who here is planning on getting the Galaxy Note 8?  Any concerns that they'll have quality control issues again?  Are there really any alternatives out there though?
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Galaxy Note 4 Help / Re: Problem of note 4 battery
« Last post by dedyjoomla on July 28, 2017, 06:35:16 AM »
You could try to activate Power saving, also limit some background process if not necessary. If use it to access internet, using mobile data with poor signal condition (for example inside multi layer building) also increase power usage than with good signal. My experiece with browsing internet using WiFi it last longer. For information Also this my 2 years old note 4 im typing in hardly to achieve 100% from 70% battery percentage. 0% to 70% normal charging time. So i think that battery worn out as time by

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Galaxy Note 4 Help / Problem of note 4 battery
« Last post by javad1376 on July 25, 2017, 11:22:59 AM »
Hello my friends Im from Iran and I cant type english very well excuse me because of that...I have note 4 and its battery life 5 hours only when I use internet and thats I think not suitable for such a good smart phone...what can I do to make its battery life better?Is there any way?

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Galaxy Note 4 Help / Re: Note 4 add new language
« Last post by javad1376 on July 25, 2017, 11:19:14 AM »
Hello my friend I dont know how to resolve your problem because I bought note 4 one year ago and my phone has a lot language

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Galaxy Note 4 Help / Note 4 add new language
« Last post by Foccacia on July 13, 2017, 03:20:42 PM »
Hi to all I  bought a note 4 from eBay/Usa..need to add Greek language.. it only has 5 languages.. not Greek.. can someone help plz?? Thank you


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(Hint, it's much more than just digital money)

Up until a few months ago, like a lot of people I'd heard of 'Bitcoin' and 'cryptocurrency' but frankly while it seemed mildly interesting, I didn't feel any overwhelming urge to figure out how to get some or use it.  It sounded like a less secure, new fangled, roundabout way of paying for things 'electronically' and since so few places accept them for payment vs. the dollar...I didn't see the point. Why bother, right?

Wrong. Boy was I wrong. Because what I didn't understand...and most of you reading this probably don't either...is that many of these new 'cryptocurrencies' that we see in the news are not 'currencies' at all...they are actually a new technology utilizing a structure called the blockchain that are creating the next version of the internet, an internet 3.0 right now...and the vast majority of people have no idea this is going on.  How is that you ask?  Because many of these digital 'coins' are actually more like programming languages that let you build decentralized applications.  What the heck is that you ask?  Let me explain.

Let's say you want to buy a product off of Ebay, or Amazon like a pair of shoes.  Or perhaps you want to rent a room for a weekend through Airbnb, or get a car ride to the airport through Uber.  All of these businesses utilize a middleman that you have to pay a fee to for their service.  Think about it. You buy something from Ebay or Amazon and they take their little cut out of the seller's gross.  You book a room through airbnb or a car from uber and again...they take a little cut out of the seller's piece or charge a fee to the buyer...either way there's a middleman.

But what if you could get rid of the middle man?  What if there was some kind of company that did each of these things...sold goods..rented homes...drove you around....and there was no middle man?   What if transactions were peer to peer...you to the seller direct...without the middle man's fee?  Well that is exactly what the blockchain allows programmers to do.  Create decentralized applications, businesses, markets, etc.  It does this by utilizing the blockchain as a way of keeping everyone honest.  How?  Well, this video does a nice job of explaining it. 

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/6WG7D47tGb0" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/6WG7D47tGb0</a>

But the important thing to realize is that what we are looking at here is basically the dawn of a brand new internet.  Just like in 1992-94 nobody could have predicted that Amazon or Uber or Facebook or Google could become the behemoths we see today.  Twenty years from now people are going to look back and say the same thing about decentralized, blockchain based companies that will be just as big...or bigger.

It's very likely we'll have decentralized search engines without advertising, we'll have decentralized selling with brand new 'amazons' or 'ebays'. We'll have decentralized banking without the bank taking fees and we'll have virtually every kind of business you can imagine from insurance to education to manufacturing to distribution and it will be done through decentralized applications and companies that basically 'live' on the internet and don't require a middle man taking a fee.

Once you understand this concept the next thing to understand is that the cryptocurrencies that we see today...and the new ones being introduced...are all representative of different kinds of decentralized  businesses and these digital 'coins' are being used to fund the development of these businesses. Now there are some like Bitcoin and Litecoin that are still just digital money.   But others like Ethereum, Golem, Stratis, EOS, Factom and others each represent a new type of decentralized company or platform that are part of this new internet 3.0.  And in order to use any of these companies or platforms you'll have to know how to use these new 'digital currencies'.

Some of these new kinds of decentralized companies are already in operation.  For instance http://steemit.com is a hybrid of reddit and facebook where you use Steem coins as a way of rewarding content.  Instead of Zuckerberg and staff at FB choosing what to show you...it's more democratic and the use of Steem coin rewards content makers.

So how do I begin getting into this world?  What's the first baby step I can take? Open a Coinbase account.   

Coinbase is the oldest and most reliable and safe of the online wallets to start buying your first digital 'coins' with.  You can buy a bit of Bitcoin or Ethereum or Litecoin...the three coins they currently support...and begin to learn how to use them.   For example, you can purchase some 'Steem' at Steemit.com by opening an account there and sending some Bitcoin to yourself from Coinbase to Steemit.  Then you'll convert that Bitcoin to Steem to use.

As you become more comfortable with these currencies you might want to open a trading account on a site like Poloniex.com...which just like a stockmarket trading site allows you to buy, sell or just watch all kinds of digital coins and see their values fluctuate just like a stock.

But frankly the very first step you should take, just so you can get started and start to explore is to open a Coinbase account.

Right now Coinbase has a promotion where they're offering $10 in free Bitcoin to you* if you open an account with just $100, which is exactly what I did to start.  Then you can start playing with it. 

Want to learn even more and become a cryptocurrency expert?  Start reading sites like Cointelegraph.com and Coindesk.com and TheMerkle.com to learn more about all these new currencies and what they do. 

Look, I know it seems intimidating at first.  But trust me, this is not just the future of money, it's the future of the internet being built right in front of our eyes.  This is an amazing opportunity.  Don't miss out like you did the last time.  Just think how many times you've told yourself 'if i had just invested in Facebook or Netflix or Amazon back in 199x...well this is your next chance...because the next version of the internet...the decentralized internet is happening right now, today.  Open your Coinbase account and take your first step into that world today.  You'll thank me later.





*I get a referral bonus but you get your $10 in free Bitcoin and it's the place I recommend to start on your journey to learn about this brand new internet 3.0
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Galaxy Note 3 General Discussion / shareit not working
« Last post by joetiger22222 on April 10, 2017, 12:24:43 PM »
guys i updated my phone to linage 14.1 nougat 7.1.1 and shareit not working with me is that the android version or a bug in the rom

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