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Rogers delays some Android Jelly Bean upgrades

Rogers has once again updated its OS Upgrades Schedule found on its Community Forums. All devices on the list are scheduled to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean but ETAs for many have slipped a bit. The Motorola RAZR HD is now slated for its update in early February (from late January). It will be followed by the Sony Xperia T […]

Samsung Galaxy S sales top 100 million units

Samsung Galaxy S shipments top 100 million

Samsung today announced that cumulative global channel sales of its Galaxy S series devices have now topped 100 million units. The series is made up of the original Samsung Galaxy S which launched in June 2010 as well as its successors, the Galaxy S II and current flagship, the Galaxy S III. The original Samsung Galaxy S has now shipped […]

Rogers updates Android Jelly Bean upgrade schedule

Rogers has updated its OS Upgrades Schedule posted on its Community Forums. All devices on the list are scheduled to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in the near future but it’s a mix of bad and good news. Let’s start with the bad news: Upgrades for the Samsung Galaxy Note (SGH-I717R) and Samsung Galaxy S II LTE (SGH-I727R) have slipped […]

Rogers provides ETAs for Samsung Galaxy S III and Note Jelly Bean upgrades

Samsung Canada has already promised that the Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note will be upgraded to Android 4.1 before the holidays. Rogers is now providing a better estimate as to when the updates will roll out through its Community Forums. The current schedule is as follows: Samsung Galaxy S III (SGH-I747M) – Late November Samsung Galaxy Note (SGH-I717R) […]

Some Samsung Galaxy devices vulnerable to malicious HTML hack (Updated)

Potentially bad news for Samsung device owners today. A number of Samsung Galaxy devices running Samsung’s TouchWiz UI have been found to be vulnerable to a malicious hack that could wipe them clean. The exploit occurs when a website runs a USSD code (essentially a dialer code) via the browser to trigger the full factory reset. It can also be […]

Rumour: Android 4.1 updates coming to Samsung Galaxy S II, S III, Note and Note 2

Samsung will reportedly update a number of its higher-end devices (both older and new) to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean by the end of the year. According to SamMobile, updates will begin this quarter and stretch into the fourth quarter. The Galaxy S III will be first device to be updated. Since the first reports in July, Samsung has apparently succesfully […]

Rumour: Samsung readying Android 4.1 update for Galaxy S III

Samsung is already testing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on the Galaxy S III according to SamMobile sources. Testing appears to be going well with Samsung being “almost ready” to provide an update to customers. No date is confirmed but an August or September time frame appears likely. The report adds that Samsung has also begun to test Android 4.1 on […]

Samsung sells 50 million Galaxy S and S II and 7 million Galaxy Notes

On the heels of the launch of the Galaxy S III (available in Canada on June 20th), Samsung today announced that its predecessors, the Galaxy S and Galaxy S II, have together topped sales of 50 million units. The original Galaxy S, available since June 2010, has now sold some 24 million units. Its follow-up, the Galaxy S II has […]