over 8 years ago

And the winners are...

We're thrilled to announce the winners of the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge!

View all the winners in the Gallery, and check out 48 eligible applications submitted to the competition. Winners will be awarded $205,000 in cash and prizes as well as promotional exposure and recognition in Samsung digital social media.

Thanks again to everyone who participated and made the challenge a great success!

over 8 years ago

Winners coming soon

The winners announcement date has been postponed until Monday, April 23, so that we can time the announcement to increase publicity for the winning apps.

We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding. Followers of the challenge will receive an email once the winners are announced early next week.

Thanks to everyone who voted or participated in the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge!

over 8 years ago

Dos and Don'ts of Public Voting

Thanks for rallying your networks to vote on the Popular Choice Award of the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge. Only 3 days left to vote: keep it up!

To ensure the integrity of the competition, we'd like to caution you against unfair or fraudulent voting practices that could disqualify a submission. Here are some basic Do's and Don'ts. For full details, please refer to the Official Rules.


  • Register for one account per person. 
  • Vote once daily for each of your favorite submissions. 
  • Tell a friend to vote. (Legally, of course.)

Attempting any of the following

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over 8 years ago

Public voting is now open. One week only.

The public voting period for the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge has begun. You can vote once per day per submission, and for as many submissions as you'd like.

Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites daily until April 16! Your vote will help determine who takes home the Popular Choice Award.

If you’ve entered an app, be sure to spread the word through your social networks. To see the Current Standing of your app, look to the right of the video in your submission.

Note: Just because a vote appears on the site does not

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over 8 years ago

7 days to go! Are you ready?

The submission deadline for the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge is Monday, April 2 at 5 p.m. EDT. Winners will receive $205,000 in cash and prizes as well as promotional exposure and recognition.

Here's a handy checklist to help you wrap things up. Ask yourself whether you can answer "Yes" to each of these questions before hitting that submit button!

  1. Does your video demonstrate clearly your working app and its S Pen functionality on a Galaxy Note or an emulator?
  2. Does your text description explain what your app does?
  3. Does your text description explain how the user…

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over 8 years ago

Judges announced

We're pleased to announce the judges for the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge:

  • Phil Nickinson, Editor at AndroidCentral.com 
  • Andy Wilson, VP of Consumer Marketing at AT&T 
  • Jeff Tannenbaum, Investment Principal at BlueRun Ventures 
  • Baudouin Corman, VP Publishing Americas at Gameloft 
  • Kevin Packingham, SVP Product Innovation at Samsung Telecommunication America

Thanks for your interest in the competition and good luck on completing your applications!

If you have any technical questions about the S Pen SDK, please email Galaxynotedevsupport@sta.samsung.com or post questions on the Discussions tab. For questions about the challenge website or rules, email us at Support@ChallengePost.com and include "Samsung"…

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over 8 years ago

2 weeks left to submit!

We're coming to the final weeks of the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge. It's not too late to enter — start building an app today!

Use the Samsung S Pen™ SDK to integrate S Pen functionality into a new or existing Android™ application, and you'll be in the running for great recognition, exposure, and prizes:

  • Best Overall App – Grand Prize: $100,000
  • Best Overall App – Second Prize: $50,000
  • Best Overall App – Third Prize: $25,000
  • Popular Choice Award: $2,000
  • Category Honorable Mention: $2,800 (10 category awards

If you've already started working on a submission, here are some…

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over 8 years ago

Join us at SXSW!

Are you heading down to SXSW? Join us to get all your questions answered about the competition and the S Pen SDK at the Samsung Blogger Lounge:

Developers take Note!
New Opportunities with the Samsung Galaxy Note™

Friday, March 9 from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Saturday, March 10 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 11 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Austin Convention Center, Room 19A & B

Please register here to participate.

over 8 years ago

SDK webinar Monday (Registration required)

Samsung will hold a webinar on the S Pen SDK Monday, March 5 at 11:00 AM Pacific / 1:00 PM Central / 2:00 PM Eastern.

Learn more about how to create S Pen-integrated apps using S Pen SDK 2.0.

Register to participate! You will receive an email with a link to the meeting after registering.