Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung extends Galaxy Gear compatibility to additional Galaxy devices

Samsung Galaxy Gear

Samsung today announced that it will soon extend compatibility of its Galaxy Gear smartwatch to additional Galaxy devices. The Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II will all be made compatible with the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. The Galaxy S4 mini, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy Mega 5.8, Galaxy Mega 6.3, and Galaxy S4 zoom will also be […]

Tizen 3.0 spotted on Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S III

Rumoured Tizen 3.0 user interface

It appears that Samsung and Intel are making good progress with Tizen. Back in July, the source code and SDK for Tizen 2.2 were released and it now looks like version 3.0 is on track for an early 2014 release (March 2014 to be precise). Not only did a preview version of the In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) version recently get released […]

Samsung to update Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S III to Android 4.3 in October

Samsung Galaxy S4

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Gear smartwatch yesterday, it promised that the new accessory would soon be compatible with more devices than just the new Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014). The fact that only Samsung’s two latest devices work with the Galaxy Gear suggests that Android 4.3 Jelly Bean which added support for Bluetooth 4.0 LE is […]

Galaxy S III and Note II skipping Android 4.2.2 and going straight to 4.3?

Galaxy Series

There are so many versions of Android 4, each often requiring many incremental upgrades, that a source for CNET has indicated that Samsung may skip Android 4.2.2 entirely and jump directly to 4.3 for its Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II devices. The source goes on to say Samsung is not planning another update for these two devices until November […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.1.2 Update Rolling Out

Samsung Galaxy S III

Word is coming today from Canadian Samsung Galaxy S III owners that the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update is rolling out. Available both OTA (Over-The-Air) and through Samsung’s Kies software, it updates the operating system to version MVLDMF1. Aside from the OS version upgrade, it also includes improvements to Samsung’s multi-window and Google Play among others. A leaked internal document […]

Nokia Lumia 920 and Samsung Galaxy S III versus a fast ball

The Nokia promotional video below looks at how the Nokia Lumia 920 and Samsung Galaxy S III rival fare when they are hit with a fastball. One of those two devices uses a polycarbonate unibody case whereas the other has a plastic casing. What would happen if you threw a fastball at a Nokia Lumia 920 and a Samsung Galaxy […]

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 […]

Samsung to address Galaxy S III mainboard failures with software update

Samsung has acknowledged to Dutch site Tweakers that the Samsung Galaxy S III can abruptly die to a mainboard failure. The issue is apparently limited to “a very limited number” of the 16GB model, according to spokeswoman Anne ter Braak. While this would suggest to most that a hardware issue is the culprit, Samsung has identified the root cause and […]