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Galaxy S III

Galaxy S III Galaxy Note II Sales

Samsung’s Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II are still hot buys

January 16th, 2013

When a new smartphone from Apple (AAPL) or Samsung (005930) is released, sales generally level off over the following months. The Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II have been an exception, however. Despite rumors of next-generation devices, Samsung’s smartphones have remained “red-hot” and consumers are still eating them up.

Smartphone Data Usage

Smartphone data consumption tops tablets for the first time ever

January 14th, 2013

A study released Monday by Arieso found that for the first time ever, smartphones consistently used more data than tablets in Europe. The “hungriest” mobile devices in 2011 were the iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and original iPad. In 2012, however, the hungriest devices were all smartphones — iPhone 5, Galaxy S III and Sensation XL. It was …

Samsung Enterprise

Samsung sets sights on RIM’s corporate users

January 9th, 2013

Now that Samsung (005930) has bested Apple in the consumer smartphone market, at least where shipment volume is concerned, the company is setting its sights on Research in Motion’s (RIMM) corporate user base. The company is investing heavily in enterprise devices that incorporate a higher level of security and reliability than consumers require. Various government …

Samsung Galaxy S III Fix

Samsung said to be readying fix for randomly dying Galaxy S IIIs

January 2nd, 2013

It was previously reported that several Galaxy S III owners were experiencing problems with their devices. Users discovered that the flash memory in the handset was becoming corrupt and failing, causing the phone’s mainboard to die. Devices were reportedly lasting between 150 and 200 days before permanently dying, at which point Samsung (005930) was replacing them …

Samsung Galaxy S III Hardware Failure

Samsung is replacing faulty Galaxy S IIIs that are suddenly dying for no reason

December 21st, 2012

Samsung (005930) is reportedly quietly replacing faulty Galaxy S III devices according to many users on XDA Developers. The issue appears to be related to the NAND becoming corrupted and killing off the Galaxy S III’s mainboard, which causes the phone to essentially “brick” itself. Users have reported the issues have affected some devices after 150-200 …

Samsung Android Malware

Samsung will patch malware exploit affecting Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II

December 19th, 2012

Samsung (005930) Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II owners had a big scare last week when it was discovered the smartphones are vulnerable to app-based attacks stemming from a security hole with their Exynos-4 processors. Samsung confirmed to Android Central that it has investigated the “potential security issue” and re-states that the “issue may arise only when a malicious application …

Galaxy S III Galaxy Note II Malware

Major vulnerability discovered for Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II

December 17th, 2012

Samsung’s (005930) flagship Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II smartphones may be vulnerable to app-based attacks following the discovery of a security hole in the company’s line of Exynos 4 processors. XDA Developers forum member “alephzain” uncovered the problem and noted that a Play Store app could potentially access information from the phone’s RAM …

Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update

Verizon’s Galaxy S III, Sprint’s EVO 4G LTE get Jelly Bean update

December 13th, 2012

Verizon Wireless (VZ) on Thursday announced that it will roll out a major software update for its flagship Galaxy S III smartphone beginning Friday. The update will bring Jelly Bean to the popular handset, though it will be a variant of Android 4.1 rather than the latest version of Jelly Bean, Android 4.2. Key features …

Galaxy S III Galaxy Note II Malware

Samsung Galaxy S III to get Galaxy Note II features like split-screen apps in new ‘Premium Suite’ update [video]

December 7th, 2012

Galaxy S III owners, are you ready for new smartphone features? Samsung (005930) announced on its Samsung Tomorrow blog that the Galaxy S III will be getting a special “Premium Suite” upgrade that will add Galaxy Note II features such as Multi Window, Page Buddy and Contextual Awareness and more. With Multi Window, users can open two app …