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Have a Galaxy S3 on T-Mobile USA? Then you’re in for a treat you probably thought was never going to arrive. The device is finally getting its long-awaited Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, which brings Galaxy Gear compatibility, Samsung KNOX, and more.

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A leak from last week provided hope for the owners of the Samsung Galaxy S3 as an update to Android 4.4 was said to be on the cards. And now, Samsung’s Arabian wing has confirmed the arrival of the update to GT-I9300 models of the smartphone by the end of March. This was in response to a user query from the UAE.


The development team behind Replicant OS, an open-source operating system based on Android, have discovered a security flaw with Samsung devices that can provide remote access to your data. The “backdoor” is found in a whole bunch of Galaxy-branded handsets — including the Galaxy Nexus — running “most propriety Android systems.”


Sprint has announced that the much-anticipated Android 4.4.2 KitKat over-the-air update is currently in preparation for its carrier-branded Samsung Galaxy Mega (5.8 and 6.3), Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S III, and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 variants located in both North and South America.


Wondering whether your Galaxy device is in line for a KitKat update? Well, wonder no more. Samsung has today published a list of smartphones and tablets that are “currently scheduled” to receive an Android 4.4 upgrade, and the South Korean company says that rollout begins today.

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