The Samsung Galaxy S III’s Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, which first started reaching international handsets on November 4, is now rolling out in the United Kingdom. It will reach unlocked and unbranded handsets first, and users will be able to download and install it over-the-air or via Samsung’s KIES app for Mac and PC.
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It’s been a long time coming, but the waterproof, shockproof, modular LifeProof phone cases has evolved from their iDevice origins and now protect their first Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy S3.
Two models of the LifeProof case have arrived for the Galaxy S3 this week: The Fre, the original case from LifeProof; and the Nuud, which is similar to the Fre but is free of a screen protector and allows unobstructed access to the S3’s screen. LifeProof says these cases are the thinnest and lightest fully protective cases yet made for the S3.
Back in March, C Spire customers with an S3 finally managed to make the leap to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. However, whilst this update was received with open arms unfortunately it was missing something that many other carriers already had included, Samsung’s Premium Suite. But finally, these GS3 users have now got exactly what they’ve been waiting for; a new update that includes the Premium Suite features.
According to a report on a Korean information technology news site, Samsung is planning to reduce the monthly production of the flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone by up to 15 percent, and may even retire the S3 model sooner than originally planned.
The site points to the July order for Galaxy S4 parts, which is half the number of parts placed in May, at 6.5 million handsets ordered. The parts order for April was for 10 million handsets, but has been declining since then, according to ET News.
Over the years, thousands of exploding cell phone stories have emerged – but only a fraction of them turn out to be true and the rest are stories designed to sue phone manufactures. The latest story to come to our attention was posted on Reddit, and shows a users Samsung Galaxy S3.
The Galaxy S3 is the most recent in a long list of devices to receive the seal of approval from Verizon to get a software upgrade. Verizon’s latest update brings build VRBMD3 to the Galaxy S3, this brings a truck load of new features, such as multi-window, multi-screen and much more!
There have been rumors for over a year that Facebook is trying to make its own smartphone to compete with the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S3, but we haven’t had much reason to believe in them until now.
Facebook sent out invitations last night to an event on April 4th at its headquarters, where the company will allegedly unveil its own smartphone that was built in partnership with HTC.
Rooting an Android device has many advantages, including the ability to remove some of the pre-installed bloatware, add new features, and do much more. Samsung has been pretty liberal about the whole root thing, which makes its devices some of the easiest to root — after the Nexus series from Google.
Here is a detailed step-by-step guide on how to root the international Galaxy S III (I9300) from using a Windows-based PC.
You know about Magnetyze, right? It’s a system that lets you charge an iPhone 4/S or Galaxy S3 without the need for a cord. Pop your iPhone into the provided case, then drop the case on the magnetic charging base and your iPhone will charge (and sync) — it works kind of like the MagSafe power adapter on a MacBook. It’s really cool on the S3, because the Magnetyze case replaces the S3’s original back, so there’s almost zero extra bulk. Neat.
Steve Wozniak says the darnest things. Even though he’s the co-founder of Apple, and was one of Steve Jobs’ best friends, he’s not afraid to say what’s on his mind when he’s thinking something negative about Apple.
In a recent interview with the German newspaper Wirtschafts Woche, Woz says that even though Apple’s fans are very loyal, the iPhone is starting to fall behind the competition.