All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Samsung Galaxy S III’

Magna Carta Holy Grail: Jay-Z’s New Album Coming to Galaxy Phones

Since making a name for himself in rap, Jay-Z has gone on to become one of the most successful entertainers in history, making millions as a producer, investor, and, most recently, a sports agent. That doesn’t mean he’s given up on his musical aspirations, however. Jay-Z this week announced his latest album, titled Magna Carta Holy Grail. The rap star …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Sales Top 40 Million

It’s official – the Galaxy S III is a real competitor to the iPhone. Samsung revealed this weekend that it has sold more than 40 million Galaxy S III smartphones. That’s as many units of the Galaxy S II that have sold in the nearly two years it has been available. The original Galaxy S only managed 24 million units …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean on Verizon

Verizon Wireless today announced that its customers with Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone will finally get an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The update will be pushed out to subscribers starting on December 14. In additions to the testing and extra software placed into the update by Samsung, U.S. carriers take weeks or months to tailor operating system updates. …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Upgrade Further Detailed, Big CES Announcement Teased

Last week, Samsung announced that their flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will soon be getting a “Premium Suite” software upgrade. The Korean tech company detailed around half of the upgrade’s features in a video, leaving the rest to be laid out this week. The Premium Suite will also include the Paper Artist photo editing app, left/right sound balance, …

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Samsung Galaxy S III to Get Premium Suite Upgrade

If the popularity of Google’s Nexus devices is any indication, Android users really are looking for a pure Android experience. An experience without all the (mostly useless or niche-case) “features” added by manufacturers and carriers to make their phones unique. Still, Samsung has been focusing heavily on software for its Android devices. Toaday, Samsung released the first preview of what …

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Samsung Has Sold 30 Million Galaxy S IIIs

Samsung today announced that it has sold 30 million units of its flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The smartphone was released 150 days ago in Europe. This isn’t quite an Apple-level number (almost 30 million iPhone 5s have been sold in its first month of availability), but it is a huge milestone for the Korean device manufacturer and …

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Samsung (Finally) Announces Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update

Samsung today finally announced its plans to upgrade U.S. Galaxy S III devices to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Owners of Samsung’s most popular device have been hanging for weeks on rumors about the upgrade, which Samsung officials said was “coming soon.” Samsung stated today that the update will be available over the air and as a download via Kies, the …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Officially Announced

As expected, Samsung today announced its new Galaxy S III Mini smartphone at an event in Frankfurt, Germany. The new version of the device has a 4-inch screen, scaled-down hardware, and lacks 4G LTE capabilities. The 4-inch Super AMOLED screen on the Galaxy S III is the same size as the recently released iPhone 5 – certainly not a coincidence. …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Coming Tomorrow

It turns out the rumors (as they so often are when it comes to the smartphone market) were true: Samsung will release a smaller version of its flagship Galaxy Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The device will be announced tomorrow at a press event in Frankfurt, Germany. Samsung’s President of Mobile Communications, J.K. Shin, addressed the rumors today in …

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Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Upgrade ‘Coming Soon’, Says Samsung

It’s Android’s not-so-secret shame. While Apple’s iOS updates tend to upgrade a large portion of their customers to the latest version within a week or two, Android users are at the mercy of their wireless carriers and device manufacturers when it comes to operating system upgrades. Carriers and manufacturers have to make sure the restrictions they place on the Android …

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Galaxy S III Mini Rumored For Fall Announcement

Have we come this far? Have Android smartphones become so big that customers are now demanding smaller versions of manufacturers’ flagship Android devices? Or, does Samsung so truly believe that Apple is right about everything design that it takes Apple’s contention that 4″ is the new perfect size for a smartphone as gospel? According to a Mobiflip report, invitations to …

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Yahoo Gives Employees Smartphones, But Not Blackberrys

Poor RIM. Even in the enterprise space, where the company’s secure OS has managed to keep them relevant, companies in-the-know are beginning to come around to the idea that iPhone and Android smartphones can be used for business. It seems the security of Android, iPhone, and even Windows Phone devices has finally caught up to the high standards of business. …

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Samsung Takes on the iPhone 5 in New Ad

Samsung had been riding high all summer. After HTC stumbled on the U.S. release of their One X smartphone, Samsung’s Galaxy S III became the new must-have Android smartphone. Just last week the company announced that over 20 million of the devices have been sold. But then came the iPhone 5 announcement last week, and it seems the entire world …

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Galaxy S III to Get Jelly Bean Update in October

Owners of Samsung’s Galaxy S III may have the latest in smartphone hardware technology, but their device is still stuck running Androind 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This is nearly two months since Google’s Nexus 7 tablet debuted with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Finally, Samsung has stated that the Galaxy S III will soon be getting an upgrade to Jelly Bean. …

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Galaxy S III Sales Top 20 Million, Says Samsung

Samsung today announced that its flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, has sold 20 million units since the device debuted in Europe on May 29 of this year. The company claims that the Galaxy S III is its most successful smartphone ever, and that it has set sales record by generating sales quicker than any previous Galaxy phones. Though …

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iPhone 4S Loses the Top-Selling Smartphone Position

Just in time for the impending announcement of the iPhone 5, news has come that the iPhone 4S has been surpassed as the most-bought smartphone. Boy Genius Report cites Michael Walkley, an analyst for Canaccord Genuity, as showing that the iPhone 4S is no longer the top smartphone. Walkley’s channel checks show, as seen in the chart above, that the …

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Galaxy S III Gets More Colorful With 4 New Colors

One of the reasons the white iPhones were so highly sought after isn’t that white smartphones are necessarily more aesthetically pleasing. It’s that they were simply different. Although Apple’s monolithic designs are great for ensuring the quality of their products, even Apple users want a little something to set themselves apart. It’s no surprise then that Apple’s largest competitor is …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Availability From Verizon Moved Back To July 12

For those of you who are ready to chuck your allegiance to Apple to the wind and join the Samsung/Android revolution after seeing those Galaxy S III sheep commercials, your wait is just about over–provided Verizon is your carrier of choice. Samsung’s flagship smartphone hit Verizon shelfs on July 12, and they’ve updated their site to indicate as much. If …

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Galaxy S III’s Chaotic U.S. Launch Could Cost Samsung Millions

It’s clear now that Samsung underestimated how popular its new flagship Android smartphone would be. Sales of the Galaxy S III are predicted to top 10 million units by the end of July. However, supply problems have begun to become a problem, and as a result, the U.S. launch of the smartphone has been a confusing mess. Reuters is reporting …

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Galaxy S III To Top 10 Million Units Sold

The U.S. launch of Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, may have been a debacle, but the device is still selling very well. Samsung has told Reuters that it expects sales of the device to top 10 million by the end of July. This figure was floated by JK Shin, president of Samsung Mobile Communications. Back in …

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Samsung Galaxy S III U.S. Launch is a Confusing Mess

No doubt Samsung would have loved to have launch it’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, globally in a single day. The realities of cellular service in different countries, however, make this impossible. The next best plan is to release it in Europe and Asia first, then roll it out to the U.S. Samsung scored big when it …

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Samsung TecTiles are Programmable NFC Stickers

Samsung today announced TecTiles, its new programmable NFC stickers. The TecTiles can be programmed using the TecTile programming app for Android. Once programmed, the TecTiles will become small NFC activators that can tell any NFC smartphone to perform an action such as sending a text message, setting an alarm, or silencing the phone. “With millions of NFC-enabled Samsung Galaxy smartphones …

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AT&T Galaxy S III Details Announced

After Samsung announced the impending release of its new flagship Android smartphone for all major U.S. carriers, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint quickly released details on pre-ordering, pricing, and release date for the Galaxy S III. Now, AT&T has finally announced details for the release of the phone on its network. AT&T will match Verizon’s pre-order date of June 6, and …

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Galaxy S III on Sprint Gets Pricing and Release Date

Soon after Samsung announced that the Galaxy S III would be launching on all major U.S. carriers before the end of June, those carriers began announcing details of the launch on their networks and began trying to differentiate themselves. Sprint is the latest carrier to woo Android fans to their network using Samsung’s flagship Android smartphone, and the only carrier …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Verizon Pre-Orders Begin June 6

Samsung announced this morning that its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will be launching on all major U.S. carriers by the end of June. Verizon Wireless has become the first carrier to announce details of the launch on its network. The 4G smartphone will be available for pre-order on Verizon Wireless’ website starting June 6 at 7 am. The …

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Samsung Galaxy S III on T-Moblie June 21

Samsung announced this morning that the Galaxy S III would be launching on all of the major U.S. carriers by the end of June. Now, the carriers are beginning to announce pricing and availability details for the smartphone. T-Mobile is the second carrier to announce details for the smartphone’s U.S. launch. Customers will be able to purchase the Galaxy S …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Coming to U.S. in June

Less than one week after the phone was released in Europe and Asia, Samsung today announced that its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III will be available in the U.S. before the end of June. The phone will be available on all major U.S. carriers – AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint – as well as on U.S. Cellular. The …

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Reviews and Reactions of the Samsung Galaxy S III Launch

Samsung’s answer to the iPhone series, the Galaxy S family, has a new model on the streets with the launch of the Galaxy S III, at least on an international basis. That, however, did not include the North America region, which, thanks to hardware compatibility issues, won’t be seeing the S III until June 20. Just because the United States …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Officially Released

Today marks the official release date of Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. In some countries, at least. The phone is now available in 28 countries around the world, but mostly just in Western Europe. Because the U.S. uses different network technologies than Europe, the phone’s release has been delayed in North America. There is not yet …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Sees Early Release, Just Not In U.S.

After reports of an insane amount of pre-orders, the Samsung Galaxy S III is now available in Dubai, a full week before its official release in Europe. According to Reuters, however, the reports of all those pre-orders are mostly from global carriers, meaning individual users aren’t responsible for the jump in the phone’s popularity; carriers are simply planning ahead for …

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