Although still in alpha form with significant bugs, XDA user arter97 has created a working AOSP build of Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300.
Samsung is vowing to to “fundamentally reform [its] product portfolio.”
Bloatware may be easier to control in Android’s newest OS, Lollipop.
After Samsung gave up supporting the international Galaxy S3, the Android development community has stepped up to port Android 4.4.4 to the aging handset.
Cell towers have been discovered that intercept phone traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 Mini are now starting to receive an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat on Verizon’s network.
AT&T is pushing out an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S3, bringing KitKat goodies along some Samsung and AT&T-specific changes.
Samsung might be shutting the door on KitKat for the non-LTE models of the Galaxy S3, but thankfully the developer community has stepped up and delivered its own KitKat/Touchwiz ROM.
With the mobile design team head leaving the company this week, we decided it would be a good time to take a look at some of Samsung’s smartphone designs over the years.
As expected, Samsung has now officially confirmed that the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 and Galaxy S3 Mini will not be making the move to Android 4.4 KitKat, though the LTE version of the S3 will.