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Samsung Galaxy S III experiencing sudden bricking due to hardware issue

Samsung Galaxy S III experiencing sudden bricking due to hardware issue

A horde of Samsung Galaxy S III owners have taken to Reddit and the XDA Developers forum to complain about sudden bricking that's happening to their phones, just a few months after buying them brand new. Users have been reporting that their phones simply won’t turn on again after charging overnight or after the screen has been turned off.

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Samsung offering 3,000 mAh for Galaxy S III

Samsung offering 3,000 mAh for Galaxy S III

If you're not satisfied with the battery life of your Galaxy S III, Samsung is finally offering a solution that will boost the juice a couple more hours for their flagship device. The company will be releasing a 3,000 mAh extended battery to UK users at a price of £39.99 through Mobile Fun. While there's no release date specified, the battery is up for pre-order right now.

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Galaxy S III gets Jelly Bean 4.1.2 “Premium Suite” update

Galaxy S III gets Jelly Bean 4.1.2 “Premium Suite” update

Samsung has started rolling out the Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update for international Galaxy S III users, bringing with it a series of features call the Premium Suite Upgrade. Galaxy users can now enjoy some features already available to Galaxy Note II users, such as multi-window view. Thus far, users in Poland, India, the UK, France, Sweden, Italy, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and Algeria are seeing the update.

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Samung’s iPhone-mocking ad named most viral tech ad of 2012

Samung’s iPhone-mocking ad named most viral tech ad of 2012

As December begins, the year starts coming to a close, and with that comes the "best of 2012" awards for pretty much everything. Video tracking service Visible Measures has rounded up the most popular tech ads of 2012, and surprisingly, Apple isn't in the top five. Even more surprising, is that Samsung owns three out of the top five spots on the list -- the number one ad being Samsung's iPhone-mocking commercial that touts "the next best thing is already here."

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Samsung shows how they stress test the Galaxy S III

Samsung shows how they stress test the Galaxy S III

We've all seen those ridiculous drop tests. The ones where people drop brand new gadgets on purpose and try to get them to break. While we all know that almost any smartphone will break when you drop it, what we really want to know is how smartphones hold up when their buttons are pressed thousands of times in a row. Samsung has released a video demonstrating their process of stress testing their flagship Galaxy S III smartphone, and it's actually really interesting to watch.

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RadioShack offering Samsung Galaxy S III with $50 Google Play gift card

RadioShack offering Samsung Galaxy S III with $50 Google Play gift card

While Black Friday isn't for another few days, RadioShack is already getting a head start on the deals. Today, they're offering a Samsung Galaxy S III for only $50, but in return, you'll get a $50 gift card to the Google Play store. So essentially, it's like getting a Galaxy S III for free, and you'll be able to download a ton of paid apps while you're at it.

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Samsung Galaxy S III sales hit the 30 million mark

Samsung Galaxy S III sales hit the 30 million mark

Samsung's popular Galaxy S III flagship smartphone has hit the 30 million sales mark. This number accounts for all sales worldwide, and is in line with the series' ever-growing sales number. Back in 2011, Samsung announced that the Galaxy S hit 10 million sales in seven months, and not too long after that, the Galaxy S II hit the 20 million mark.

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Samsung Galaxy S III coming to MetroPCS October 22

Samsung Galaxy S III coming to MetroPCS October 22

Regional carrier MetroPCS announced last month that Samsung's Galaxy S III would be hitting its network sometime in October, and the carrier has kept up on its promise. The handset will be arriving to MetroPCS on Monday, which means you'll have a long weekend ahead of you if you're wanting in on the fun.

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iPhone 5 overtakes Galaxy S III in mobile web traffic

iPhone 5 overtakes Galaxy S III in mobile web traffic

Apple's iPhone 5 has been out for only a few weeks, while Samsung's Galaxy S III has been available for months now. Mobile advertising network and research firm Chitika has said that mobile web traffic on the iPhone 5 has already surpassed web traffic on the Galaxy S III by 12 percentage points.

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Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile’s all-time best-selling device

Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile’s all-time best-selling device

T-Mobile has been working hard lately to up their game as a contending carrier -- they just bought MetroPCS, and they hired a new CEO not too long ago to turn the company around. Today, the carrier announced some more news that is sure to bolster up its credibility. The Samsung Galaxy S III is T-Mobile's all-time best-selling device.

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Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update “coming soon” to US

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update “coming soon” to US

We've heard a lot of chatter from Samsung about when they're going to be bringing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to their flagship Galaxy S III for US users to enjoy. The update has been slowly rolling out to various countries, including several in Europe, but now Samsung is telling us that the US will get Jelly Bean eventually, but still no final release date.

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Samsung Galaxy S III coming to MetroPCS

Samsung Galaxy S III coming to MetroPCS

Samsung's flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III will officially be making its way to MetroPCS starting in October. Of course, the S III has been around for a few months already on a number of carriers, but if you've been interested in picking one up at a smaller regional carrier, now is the time to do so.

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