Redesigned S Pen, two new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Air Command features revealed by leak

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    iGyaan is reporting that the S Pen will run off of a big update to Bluetooth LE (low energy) which should ease up on the consumption needs there. Air Command mode will now also have access to a dictionary, text dictation and an Always On-Demand memo app, too.

    Reports say that the phone has a “border-less” display. Which is very vague when everyone’s reporting that the Note 7 will be dual-curved, but maybe the pixels might actually touch the edge this time. We would have to wait and see.

    I love the screen-off memo feature of the Note 5 on my Note 4 thanks to Mushroom, that allows you to take down notes just as you take out the S Pen. It’ll be interesting to see if all this new software will take it to the next level!

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    Report from Korea Herald Reports about the Upgrade of the S-Pen!

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    Am I the only one who misses how well the Pen worked on the Note 2? I use screen write ALL the time. Before all you had to do was double the the screen and start writing. I hope they add S Pen short cuts like that for us to have control how we want. Or better yet if Nova or someone jumped on board with more S Pen shortcuts and functions.

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    Nope you're not the only one. I've adapted after almost 2 years of the "improved" way of doing things. The only reason I want M on my Note4 is for the screen off quick note capability and that's because it's even faster than screen on, double tap s pen on screen, write note. Honestly I use my Gear S for quick notes now more than I do my phone.

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    I use this app on my note 3 works great!

    Screen off Memo for Note 4 & 3 - Android Apps on Google Play
     
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    A new report has been published today which sheds light on three potential new tricks that the Galaxy Note 7′s S Pen has picked up.

    What do you think about these features, do any of these feel like just novelties or do you think you could get a fair amount of use from them?

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    If that translate feature will work from PDF's it will be huge for me. I get tons of manuals that are German or Italian and it's a pain the translate them.

    Magnify is a possible good feature I think I would use that but writing under water has no real use to me. That seems like a big novelty item.

    Not only do I not swim with my phone I have never been under water and wished I had a pen and paper.....


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    You're missing out, swimming and using the phone is the new Pokémon rage...

    I have wanted to write something while diving, but doubt the phone would work at 50+ feet under ;)
     
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    Thanks a bunch!
    Edit. I use an S View cover and if I open it it wakes the screen but if I remove the s pen before opening the cover, when I open the cover it opens this app as I wanted it to.

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    Or "empty pants before leaving water" after seeing a shark.

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    But that's special shark repellent ;)

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