As perhaps part of a historic compromise between Google and Samsung, Samsung has been slowly shedding off its own content services that compete with the Google Play digital content store. One of the jettisoned services is Samsung’s Video Hub, part of the Watch ON app. Many of you probably know it as the free video credit that used to be part of the free Samsung Galaxy Perks packages.
Regardless, Samsung is pulling the plug on them on August 1st in 2014, but thankfully they are not letting customers digitally twist in the wind. They came to an agreement with video service M-Go to digitally transfer your Samsung Video Hub library over there for free. And to encourage such a transfer, they are also offering staggered freebies. But let’s start from the beginning…
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 fans, rejoice! One of the benefits that came with the arrival of Touchizified Kit Kat is that you can now store your Google Play All-Access Music subscription to your Note8’s memory card! You can have a lot more storage on the memory card plus you can free up space on your internal 16GB memory for other purposes. It’s bad enough TouchWiz eats up a nice chunk of it out of the box.
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Kit Kat time for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Android tablet! This is my “journal” of the Upgrade from Android 4.2.2 to Android 4.4.2, Kit Kat!
Since this is a big update, I performed it while connected to wall power. The S-Pen was out of its “nest” during the Update (not by design, it just happened to be so).
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In a very interesting move for both sides, Samsung today announced a new co-promotion with Amazon, launching a custom-edition of the Amazon Kindle Android app in the Samsung Android app store. Yes, Samsung has its own Android app store available in all their Android devices. Many people completely ignore it, but today’s development may increase interest because this co-operation gets you one free Kindle e-book every month, from a selection of four ebooks pre-selected by Samsung-Amazon.
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