Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Top 10 Tips for Samsung Galaxy Note II

 By Semeli Karen McPherson

Samsung Galaxy Note II has already created a lot of interest in majority of technology users world over. The most striking feature of Note II is its screen of course that is capable of withstanding 1024 pressure sensitivity. This amounts to more of screen display without any lag in the functionality. This device runs on Android 4.1 or Jelly Bean.

Even though its popularity is something that is fast catching up but still there are some hidden tricks that you might not be fully aware about. You might be looking for ways to utilize this tab in a better way. Let us learn the tips that can be easily applied for better product usage. Given below are top 10 tips that you can apply.

1. If you are under the impression that you need to touch the stylus to the device for performing an activity then you might be surprised. The device is sensitive to respond to stylus even if you hover it over the screen, this way you can get a content preview, launch S Planner and video previews.

2. Now capturing screenshot with the stylus is made easy. All you need to do is hold down the S pen button and keep the nib on the display screen. This will enable capturing the screenshot. Same way you can even take clippings. Hold down the S pen button and draw a shape around the image to save it. You can even share this picture by sending it to clipboard, MMS, e-mail it or save it in S Note app.

3. If you are a frequent traveler then you might be concerned about not losing your S pen. You can make appropriate adjustments to avoid losing it. You need to just enable the detachment indicator. This way you will receive an alert if you lose your S pen or when you are leaving it behind.

4. Taking notes or jotting down your musings immediately is easy. Note II is well equipped to recognize handwriting and printed content equally. To enable the handwriting mode on your device tap the button located on the left hand side close to the space bar. You can even use the settings in S Pen to let the device know if you are right handed or left handed.

5. With Galaxy Note II, you have the advantage of front mounted camera that can double up as a smart feature. You can utilize this camera to enable the sensitive feature that will allow the device to recognize your eyes until they are on the screen. This way until you are reading something the device screen will stay active.

6. Saving power is essential when you are traveling. This can be taken care of by the Power Saving mode. This mode comes handy for saving power in numerous ways as you can make changes in options that will be disabled for saving power. These options include screen power, CPU power, background color options and vibration mode.

7. Playing games involving the motion feature is an amazing experience especially when you are attempting to win a virtual car race. Nevertheless, if you are able to set motion controls for other activities too that involve home screen and icons it would make work a lot easier. You can enable motion settings for tilt zoom, pan icon and quick glance.

8. Android 4 is enabled with a feature of task switcher and so is with Note II. You get the advantage of Task switcher that allows creating shortcuts for quickly closing applications and application manager.

9. Samsung Note II comes enabled with camera application that are similar to Android. You can create burst images by holding down the shutter icon. You can even add image effects, High Dynamic Range mode and create color effects for your pictures. Additionally you can experiment with fast and slow motion while capturing video and simultaneously use the image stabilization tool.

10. You can preview the home screens with easy pinch to zoom gesture. This way you can organize your home screens and choose to add or re-arrange. This can be done by holding down and using the drag feature.

All the above tips are just a few out of many but these are the best 10 tips that are easy to apply and most useful for you.

She is a Technology writer who is keen on any new emerging technology updates. She is working with Qresolve as a Technical Support Engineer. Semeli Karen McPherson has been offering online tech support to global customers for issues related to laptops, desktops, Mac and devices including iPods, tablets, iPhones, computer support and more. She caters to the segment of core technology and provides viable solutions to any issues related to technology and software. Her expertise and skills in handling key technology issues is immaculate and quick result bearing. Through her articles and postings she aims to provide knowledge and solutions to common technology issues that a user faces.
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