Samsung Galaxy Note Gains Android 4.0 Update On AT&T

AT&T's version of the Galaxy S II (Skyrocket) just started receiving the Android 4.0 update via Kies. Now, another Samsung phone on AT&T's network can say the same: the oversized Galaxy Note is the latest to get a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich, and the update will also bundle Samsung's 'Premium Suite.' That includes S Note, a new application that enhances productivity and professionalizes communications; a widget that enables one touch access to all S Memo features; and My Story, an application which uses the S Pen (a fancy stylus) to create customized greeting cards and notes.

Looking for more enhancements? Here goes:
·         New productivity features such as Shape Match, which refines hand-drawn shapes – such as circle, square, lines and arrows; Formula Match, which recognizes and completes complex math formulas; and Knowledge Search, which enables the user to quickly research information from a hand written note via Wolfram Alpha® database.

·         To help to professionalize communications, S Note provides templates for seven commonly used documents such as an idea note, travel notes, diary entry, meeting notes and recipes. An idea note not only captures ideas, it can record the creation process and replay it in the order it was developed. Meeting notes captures agenda items and attendees and will link the meeting to a calendar entry.  

·         S Note also allows users to import and annotate a PDF file and convert dictated or hand- written memos to text with the Continual Voice Input and Handwriting-to-Text features.

In addition, the update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich includes NFC and Android Beam capabilities, better multitasking through the Recent Apps menu, the Face Unlock security feature and data usage monitoring. Tasty, no?