T Mobile Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, Tab 10.1 get ICS

It appears that T-Mobile will finally be offering ICS update for the popular Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus and Tab 10.1. Today, Samsung has added four T-mobile phones to the list that includes two aforementioned tablets. Keep in mind that it takes quite a bit of time for the carrier to test it and it may take few weeks before the update is pushed to the public.

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GT-P5113 Root

Folks at xda did it again. They have released a complete how-to guide on how to root the Samsung Galaxy 2 10.1 tablet. This means you will soon see a boat-load of custom ROMs for the tablet. For those who do not know, this Tab comes with Android 4 ICS operating system and features 10.1 inch touchscreen display that packs 1280 x 800 pixel resolution.

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Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 First Looks review

Folks at GSMarena have got their hands on the new Galaxy tab 10.1 tablet and they agree that it is not very different from its predecessor. However, it does include some notable changes like the ability to record full 1080p video.

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Specs:

* Dimension: 256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm
* Weight: 588g
* Display: 16M-color 10.1″ PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen of WXGA resolution (1280 x 800 pixels)
* OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, TouchWiz UI
* Chipset: 1 GHz dual-core processor
* Camera: 3.2 MP autofocus camera with 1080p video recording; VGA front-facing camera
* Memory: 16/32GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via a microSD card slot
* Connectivity: Voice and data connectivity with quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and quad-band (850/900/1900/2100 MHz) UMTS, 21 Mbps HSDPA and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps support, video calls, dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Assisted GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, 30-pin connector
* Battery: 7,000mAh
* Misc: Gyro sensor, accelerometer sensor for automatic UI rotation, ambient light sensor, Adobe Flash Player 11 support, DivX/XviD support, TV-out (adapter required), USB host (via an adapter)

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Download Latest Galaxy Tab 10.1 Official ROM | ICS for Samsung Tab 10.1

An xda user has released a ROM that gives you latest ICS ROM on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. This ROM is the latest, last and official ROM available from Samsung which means everything on it is working like a charm. Nothing is broken – something you may run into while running a custom ROM.

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Instructions:
1) NANDROID BACKUP (if you don’t want to backup, your choice). Download ROM
2) FULL WIPE (Data, Cache, Dalvik)
3) FLASH ROM using odin. If your device is not recognized, you might need the USB driver – downloadable from here. If any of the archives asks for the password, enter “samfirmware.com” without the “”.
4) Reboot (Give it 10 minutes at max)
5) Setup

Of course, all the credit goes to pershoot.

Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G Android 3.2 Update

Folks at xda did it again. They have a pre rooted Android 3.2 firmware for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G model (P7500JJKJ6). They have just squeezed in the root functionality and other than that, there are no additions, enhancements or new apps in it. Installing the ROM is pretty easy. Just follow these instructions

* Download the P7500JJKJ6_Stock_Rom.zip install file (link)
* Put the install zip on to your internal storage

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 Root

If you want to customize the Tab 10.1 a lot or simply want to run special apps and utilities that require super user access, you will to root it. Here is a simple and straightforward guide to help with rooting your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet. First download, the root.zip file from here and extract it. Open the extracted folder and click the driver file labeled "GT-p7510_USB_Driver_v1_3_2360_0-Escape.exe". Install the driver.

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