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International Galaxy Note 3 getting another OTA, reactivation lock now defaults off

International Galaxy Note 3 getting another OTA, reactivation lock now defaults off

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Another 'stability' update for the unlocked LTE-capable Note 3 with a couple of important fixes The international Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE (SM-N9005) is getting yet another over-the-air update this morning, bringing it up to firmware version UDMJ6. The 116MB update includes stability fixes according to the official changelog, in addition to a change that may be of interest to anyone...

Verizon Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 update landing today with Gear support, Band IV LTE

Verizon Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 update landing today with Gear support, Band IV LTE

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As we speculated earlier today, Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 will indeed be the first U.S. model to be updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, which brings with it Samsung's "premium suite" software. Samsung has updated its support page indicating that the new software version I545VRUEMJ7 should begin rolling out today. Alongside the new version of Android, today's update includes support for...

'Premium suite' with Android 4.3 + Galaxy Gear support headed to U.S. Samsung phones

'Premium suite' with Android 4.3 + Galaxy Gear support headed to U.S. Samsung phones

Alex Dobie 41

Galaxy S4, S3, Note 2 getting 4.3 + Gear support 'in the coming weeks;' Gear update for Galaxy S4 Active, S4 Mini and Mega 'in the coming months' Following the emergence of a leaked update timetable on Friday, Samsung has confirmed that the "premium suite" update pack for the Galaxy S4, S3 and Note 2 will be arriving on U.S. devices "in the coming weeks." The update includes Android 4.3...

Leaked docs show U.S. Galaxy Gear support rollout dates, concern over high return rate

Leaked docs show U.S. Galaxy Gear support rollout dates, concern over high return rate

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Best Buy documents leaked to Geek.com show Gear support slated for Galaxy S4, Note 2, S3 and S4 Active by end of year — but return rate could be higher than 30 percent It's fair to say the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch has had a mixed reception, with early reviews, including our own, complaining of poor support for non-Samsung apps and the fact that the Galaxy Note 3 was the only phone...