It is a known fact that Galaxy Tab 10.1 cannot play Hulu out of the box. Yes, some hacks like Brdizzled flash plugin do exist but that they are not that user friendly as it requires uninstalling the old version and then installing the APK of Brdizzled version. Now, there is an app called DroiLu that makes everything much more easier.
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
Just when Samsung made the source code for the Galaxy Tab 8.9 available, I knew that it would take just few days for the developers to customize the ROM and an xda user (motley) just did that. The processor can now be overclocked to 1.2GHz or 1.4GHz for now, but he promises that you will soon be able to overclock it to 1.5GHz.
So, you just bought a Tab 10.1 from somewhere and you have been trying hard to download applications on your device. Unfortunately, you keep getting “This item cannot be installed in your device’s country” error message. To get around this problem, follow these instructions.
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.
The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is a very impressive tablet. As noted in its comparison with Galaxy Tab 7.7, we noted that it is powered by a dual core Exynos processor humming at 1.2GHz clock speed. Its processor alone is good enough to distinguish itself from the P1000. Read its benchmark results to find out why we are saying that.
The Wi-Fi version of the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is already available in US but most of us were waiting for the 4G version of it. Good news is just in – TMobile will be offering a 4G version of it. It will on sale on November 16 (2011) after you shell out 250 dollar and agree to enroll yourself into a 2 year contract. Under this, you will be paying 30 dollars per month for 2GB bandwidth. That totals to 970 dollars total cost of ownership.
Verizon is now rolling out Android 2.3.5 update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab P1000 – the first generation Galaxy Tab. This update brings:
* new, improved keyboard
* Copy, paste functionality
* Word selection
* Better power management
* Application Control (task management utility)
* Built in Internet calling
* Download manager and many more
Tablets with 7 inch display is a very interesting form factor. Last year, Samsung came out with Galaxy Tab P1000 and it enjoyed quite a lot of success. Now, it is offering two models with similar size and form factor – Galaxy Tab 7 Plus and Galaxy Tab 7.7. Let us take a quick glance at the differences between the two.
If Galaxy Tab 10.1 is too big for you, Samsung is offering 8.9 inch Galaxy Tab and believe it or not, that one inch makes a world of difference in terms of portability. It is small and powerful and screams the word ‘performance’, thanks to its powerful 1.2GHz dual core processor. Read the full review to find more about it.
Samsung enjoyed quite a lot of success with its first generation Galaxy Tab. This also intrigued folks at Shenzhen to create clone and knockoffs of it. Here is one that is developed by Blue start electronic technology. It has same screen size as the tab and can even make phone calls (again, just like Tab), but the innards are totally different.
Rogers is now offering a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with a new interesting plan. According to the photo of a document given below, starting November 8th (2011), when you activate two new lines on couples plan or family voice and data plan, you will be able to get a Galaxy Tab 10.1 for free.
A user at xda devs (khalpowers) has rolled out Ice Cream Sandwich theme for the first generation Samsung Galaxy Tab. It has skins for Voice Dialer, Voice search, FM Radio, Google Quick Search, Google Talk, Video Player, Browser, My Files, Task Manager, Phone, Contacts, MMS, Clock, Email, Camera, 3D gallery and calculator. The designer has also borrowed boot animations from the new Nexus S.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 does not offers USB charging OOB (out of box). However, folks at xda-developers forum figured out that it is just a software restriction and have developed a little hack that enables it. So, here is how to enable USB charging on your 10.1 Tab.
A user named Pershoot has made a modified kernel that offers significant enhancements over the stock kernel. What are those advantages? Well, the tab is overclocked to 1.4GHz for better user experience. However, on top of all, you will be able to use Joystick (Xbox, PS3), mouse and browse NTFS file systems on flash drives. You will also be able to do USB charging.