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Galaxy S III

Sprint Galaxy S3 Android 4.4 KitKat Update

Here’s one reason to fall back in love with the Galaxy S3

May 1st, 2014

The “old” Galaxy S3 may not be the hottest Samsung Android handset in town anymore, but there still are millions of these devices in use around the world. One of the phone’s main “flaws” is the fact that it’s still stuck in a Jelly Bean universe, six months after Google released the Android 4.4 KitKat update. Luckily, …

Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Update

Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S III will be updated to Android 4.3 next month

September 4th, 2013

Amid the song and dance that ushered in Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy Note 3 and the brand new Galaxy Gear smartwatch on Wednesday, some more good news popped up. Samsung confirmed during its Unpacked event that the Galaxy S4 will be updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean sometime in October (just in time for Android 4.4 KitKat’s …

Keasy Keyboard Case

BlackBerry woes exploited in effort to sell smartphone cases

July 5th, 2013

The past week has been among the roughest BlackBerry has seen in recent history as its share price plunged more than 25% following a huge earnings flop. As analysts continue to back away from the stock and paint ever-worsening pictures of BlackBerry’s future in their research, a small startup has managed to find a new …

Samsung Galaxy S III Android Update

New Samsung Galaxy S4 features coming soon to Galaxy S III

May 20th, 2013

Samsung is staying true to its word and will soon bring new features from its Galaxy S4 smartphone to its older Galaxy S III. SamMobile has got hold of a leaked version of the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III and has found that it will bring several Galaxy S4 features to …

Galaxy S III Lock Screen Bypass

Galaxy S III unlock screen flaw opens up entire device to hackers

March 6th, 2013

The iPhone and Galaxy Note II both contain vulnerabilities that allow unauthorized users to bypass the device’s lock screen. Recent reports suggest that the Galaxy S III running Android 4.1.2 can also be added to the list of vulnerable smartphones. Similar to the earlier methods, the bug in the Galaxy S III utilizes a flaw in the …

Android Smartphone Sales

Sprint smartphone sales help Android jump ahead of iPhone in the U.S.

February 26th, 2013

During the three-month period ending in January, Google’s (GOOG) Android operating system once again surpassed iOS in U.S. smartphone sales thanks to the help of an unlikely partner. According to Kantar Worldpanel, Android smartphone sales at Sprint (S) helped the operating system climb 6.4 percentage points to account for nearly half, or 49.4%, of all …

BlackBerry Z10 Teardown

BlackBerry Z10 teardown reveals striking similarities to the Galaxy S III

February 12th, 2013

When picking out hardware for your big comeback smartphone, why not go with what’s already proven to work? That’s apparently the philosophy that the team at BlackBerry (BBRY) decided to adopt, as a teardown of the BlackBerry Z10 by UMB TechInsights shows that much of the new device’s hardware is the same hardware used in …

Galaxy S III Wireless Charging Hack

Galaxy S III gets wireless charging with simple 10-minute hack

February 2nd, 2013

Wireless charging isn’t something that really resonates with smartphone users at this point, but it’s still a nice feature to have in the few smartphones that support it. While no wildly popular handsets include wireless charging out of the box, recent rumors suggest Samsung (005930) may look to make wireless charging mainstream with its next-generation …