Samsung Galaxy S III

Verizon Galaxy S III bootloader unlocked by hackers

Verizon Galaxy S III bootloader unlocked by hackers

The Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphone has been released internationally as well as on each of the major carriers here in the USA, and now the Verizon model has had its bootloader unlocked. The first and perhaps most important reason this is important is that Verizon's model of the Samsung device was the only one to have a locked bootloader - and a separate model made for developers with said bootloader unlocked. The second reason this is important is that an unlocked bootloader, for those of you unfamiliar, means that users will be able to work with whatever software build now that they so choose.

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Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean firmware leaks

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean firmware leaks

Recent rumors have suggested that Samsung will release its Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III on August 29th alongside the introduction of the Galaxy Note II, and just yesterday we saw a video appear on the internet with a user showing off the Jelly Bean firmware. Now the full ROM has leaked out for all to try: if you’re feeling brave, then SamMobile has the ROM available for download, but you’ll have to be comfortable with flashing it to your device manually.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 AllShare hands-on vs GSIII

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 AllShare hands-on vs GSIII

When you purchase a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 this week, you'll have a fabulous time sharing with none other than your favorite Samsung smartphone - the Galaxy S III. With the Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note 10.1, you've got wi-fi direct connections with the app interface called AllShare. As it was with the Galaxy S III connecting with other Galaxy S III units when that model was released, so too is it with the Galaxy Note 10.1, a sharing environment created by Samsung to keep users in their own family of products exclusively.

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Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update leaks on video

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update leaks on video

The official Samsung-made Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software update for the Galaxy S III appears to have been filmed by a user whose gotten their hands on the build this week. The final update will not be sent out to users officially until August 29th, but right here and now we can see where the manufacturer has gotten in their journey towards finality. This update includes Google Now, a brand new updated notifications pulldown menu, and a slightly updated set of aesthetics.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 vs iPad 3rd Gen

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 vs iPad 3rd Gen

This week Samsung is officially presenting their final release version of the Galaxy Note 10.1, a tablet which brings a unique battle to Apple's iPad. The newest version of the iPad is the 3rd generation of said device, it toting one massive battery, a "retina" quality display, and a classic minimalistic design. The Galaxy Note 10.1 brings with it an "S-Pen" stylus tool which docks with the device itself, an IR-blaster to connect with your HDTV, and front-facing speakers for fabulous all-in-one entertainment.

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Black Samsung Galaxy S III spotted at T-Mobile

Black Samsung Galaxy S III spotted at T-Mobile

If you saw the black edition of the Samsung Galaxy S III the other day and wondered when you might be able to get your hands on it in the United States, the answer might be “soon.” The black version of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone has been spotted on T-Mobile’s website for all to enjoy, with what looks to be a glossy finish not unlike the white and blue versions of the phone. Jump onto the company’s website and you’ll be treated to a 360 degree spin of the black variant of the phone.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 14, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 14, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday, folks. It was a busy day today, and there's plenty of news to cover, so let's get right into it. It appears that the worldwide mobile phone market is falling a little bit year-over-year, and the Motorola DROID RAZR HD might be launching sometime in October. Fisker is currently at work investigating the fire that claimed one Karma EV over the weekend, and we received word of another EV catching fire during the Pikes Peak Hill Climb that took place in Colorado this past weekend as well.

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Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update tipped for August 29th

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update tipped for August 29th

Information emerged a few weeks ago about Samsung’s Jelly Bean update plans for its current range of smartphones, indicating that the Galaxy S III was undergoing testing and that an update would be released early in the third quarter. Now an anonymous source speaking to GSMArena suggests that the Jelly Bean update is ready to go, and will be released on August 29th alongside the announcement of the Galaxy Note II.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 13, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 13, 2012

Another Monday is in the bag folks, so give yourselves a pat on the back. We're starting things off tonight by having a look at the latest iPhone rumors. Current whispers are telling us that pre-orders for the next iPhone will become available on September 12 - the same day that Apple is expected to reveal it - and that it'll become available at AT&T later on in the month. We also caught a glimpse of the reported logic board in the next iPhone, and it seems that this new logic board is leaving room for a larger battery and LTE capabilities.

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