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Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 30: Stream Files From PC To Galaxy Note 2 At Home, DLNA)
Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 30: Stream Files From PC To Galaxy Note 2 At Home, DLNA)

All Samsung Galaxy devices used to come with a DLNA compliant app called Allshare.  It used to work well, but Samsung has since rebranded ...

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Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 29: Use your voice to type text, Speech-to-text, voice typing)
Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 29: Use your voice to type text, Speech-to-text, voice typing)

How well does the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 do speech to text recognition?  Pretty well.  It gets the word right somewhere around 90-95% witho...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 28: Things To Look For When Buying a Cover or Case)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 28: Things To Look For When Buying a Cover or Case)

Things to look for when buying a case or cover for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.  Make sure the cover protects the vulnerable edges on the gl...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 27: Screenshots, Paper Artist, Photo Editor Review)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 27: Screenshots, Paper Artist, Photo Editor Review)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is the ultimate photo editing and photo memory making smartphone.  Take a snapshot something interesting, write ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 26: Cool S Pen App: Photo Desk in Samsung Apps)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 26: Cool S Pen App: Photo Desk in Samsung Apps)

This app is now available at the Google Play store, and may not be available on Samsung Apps.  It has been updated from 1.0.3 to 1.0.4.  N...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 25: Access Google Now When Screen Is Locked)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 25: Access Google Now When Screen Is Locked)

I wanted to improve on the episode I did yesterday by enabling a true hands free access to Google Now with a 3rd party app. It is not with...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 24: Write Note To Self In The Pocket with Hands Free Unlock)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 24: Write Note To Self In The Pocket with Hands Free Unlock)

Google Now is great, but a big flaw is that the screen needs to be awake and unlocked for you to use it.  Here is a trick on how to unlock...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 23: Transfer Files Wirelessly To or From Computer)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 23: Transfer Files Wirelessly To or From Computer)

You can transfer files from your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 wirelessly to your computer by running a small FTP server app called SwiFTP.  Insta...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 22: Ink Effect, Change C to F, Pinch Samsung Keyboard)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 22: Ink Effect, Change C to F, Pinch Samsung Keyboard)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has a cool lock screen effect called "Ink Effect" if you have swipe (maybe others too) lockscreen enab...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 21: S Note & Evernote Interoperability Workarounds)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 21: S Note & Evernote Interoperability Workarounds)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has an amazing tool for taking down a Note, called S Note, but it lacks the features to manage these note files....

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 20: Good Uses For NFC Tags)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 20: Good Uses For NFC Tags)

Here are some simple but useful examples of the NFC chip for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.  The Note II has a NFC, Near Field Communication, ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 News (Flash Player Update, Sprint OTA Split Screen Update)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 News (Flash Player Update, Sprint OTA Split Screen Update)

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 News - November 11, 2012 A new version of Adobe Flash Player was released.  You can update your flash player by go...

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PS3 Controller on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Unrooted (USB OTG Adapter, Asphalt 7, GTA 3)
PS3 Controller on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Unrooted (USB OTG Adapter, Asphalt 7, GTA 3)

Thanks to Samsung, Android, and Sony, a PS3 controller can be connected to a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 straight out of the box without the nee...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 19: Two Ways To Get Scrolling Wallpaper)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 19: Two Ways To Get Scrolling Wallpaper)

The Galaxy phones used to all have scrolling wallpaper, but Samsung for some reason to get rid of the scrolling wallpaper ever since the l...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 18: Use Application Monitor To Save Battery Life)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 18: Use Application Monitor To Save Battery Life)

*If you don't have Application Monitor, get it in Samsung Apps!* Application Monitor is a great widget and tool to make sure your bat...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 17: Make The Most Out Of 16GB Internal Storage)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 17: Make The Most Out Of 16GB Internal Storage)

Most Samsung Galaxy Note 2's are being sold only with 16GB of storage, and I'm not exactly sure why this is the case, but here are...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 16: Voice Control For Calls, Alarm, Camera, Music)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 16: Voice Control For Calls, Alarm, Camera, Music)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes with voice actions that are separate from Google Voice Search and Google Now.  Strangely enough, you can e...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 15: Force landscape mode on home screen/lock screen)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 15: Force landscape mode on home screen/lock screen)

Rotation Locker (Free): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.devasque.rotationlocker Ultimate Rotation Control (7 day trial ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 14: How to send large video files from a smartphone)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 14: How to send large video files from a smartphone)

The video files that come off the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 are pretty enormous.  I'm sure we've all tried to send large video files o...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 13: Shoot better video, Techniques, Do's & Don'ts)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 13: Shoot better video, Techniques, Do's & Don'ts)

This is part 2 of a 2 part series of how to shoot better video on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.  Unfortunately, I ran out of time and couldn&...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 12: Anti Shake, Image Stabilization Video, In-Depth)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 12: Anti Shake, Image Stabilization Video, In-Depth)

Anti Shake is an great addition to the Galaxy Note line.  Anti Shake on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is done by software processing, and alth...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 11: Write Notes During A Call & Auto Send Reminder)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 11: Write Notes During A Call & Auto Send Reminder)

Samsung has put optimizations on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 for taking notes while on a phone call.  It lets you write a S Note and send th...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 10: How to take photos with blurry background, DOF)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 10: How to take photos with blurry background, DOF)

Do you love pictures with blurry backgrounds?  Although smartphones are not the best devices for doing this, it is still possible to do th...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 9: Smart Stay, Samsung Anycall Service A/S Center)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 9: Smart Stay, Samsung Anycall Service A/S Center)

Smart Stay, although it is simple may be best innovation for smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy Note 2  in the last ...

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Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 8: Flip Case Control App Review)
Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 8: Flip Case Control App Review)

I found a free alternative called Proximity Autolock. Has more options, but also needs more configuration: https://play.google.com/store/...

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Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 7: Different LED Flashlight Intensities, Screen Capture)
Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 7: Different LED Flashlight Intensities, Screen Capture)

Here's a trick for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.  The LED flashlight at 3 different intensities which can be enabled with a combination o...

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Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 6: Move Multitasking Tab, Amazon App Store)
Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks (Episode 6: Move Multitasking Tab, Amazon App Store)

On the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, you can move your multitasking to all 4 sides of the screen, and even at different locations of each side.  ...

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Recording Audio With External Mic on Galaxy Note 2
Recording Audio With External Mic on Galaxy Note 2

This was a request by someone watching one of my videos a few weeks back.  I connect a dynamic microphone and a preamp to a Samsung Galaxy...

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Best Office Suite For Galaxy Note 2
Best Office Suite For Galaxy Note 2

I review 4 top office suite apps for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.  Which one is best?  Quickoffice Pro, Polaris Office 4.0, OfficeSuite 6 Pr...

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Using Galaxy Note 2 As A PC Computer (With MHL adapter, Bluetooth Keyboard + Mouse)
Using Galaxy Note 2 As A PC Computer (With MHL adapter, Bluetooth Keyboard + Mouse)

You can use the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 as a PC (computer), straight out of the box, no additional apps or hacks required.  But you do need ...

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Connecting Bluetooth Mouse to Galaxy Note 2 (Pairing, Troubleshooting)
Connecting Bluetooth Mouse to Galaxy Note 2 (Pairing, Troubleshooting)

I connect a Bluetooth 3.0 mouse to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.  I also discuss potential connection issues with the Bluetooth radio on the ...

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