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Black Samsung Galaxy S3 caught sashaying on T-Mobile’s website

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It didn’t take long for the black Samsung Galaxy S3 to go from rumors to reality – or at least pretty close to it. After the black variant of the flagship phone was spotted in its internal inventory, Carphone Warehouse became the first phone retailer to have the phone up for pre-order sales, though it won’t ship for another 4-6 weeks. Now it looks like T-Mobile has jumped on the black Galaxy S3 bandwagon.

Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean coming on August 29 alongside Samsung Galaxy Note 2?

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Just a few weeks ago we heard that some of the most important Samsung Android handsets may get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in the following months, with the Galaxy S3 and the upcoming Galaxy Note 2 being rumored to be the first ones to be updated, with the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Note to follow by the end of the year. At the time, we didn’t have any actual release dates for these Jelly Bean upgrades, with the Galaxy S3 said to get Android 4.1 in late Q3 / early Q4. As for the Galaxy Note 2, which is expected…

XDA member creates workaround to make Verizon Galaxy S3 a world phone

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Thinking of taking your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 on your next business trip abroad? While Verizon has promised that a software update to make the Galaxy S3 a global phone would be rolled out, a release date has never been confirmed. If you don’t want to leave it to chance, here’s a workaround that XDA forum member lair12 has concocted, which will turn your Galaxy S3 into a full-fledged world GSM phone. By going to the original thread at XDA, you can get in-depth tutorial on how to make your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 work on foreign soil – with…

Samsung might release black version of S3

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A pictures series of the Galaxy S3 was recently posted on Samsung’s Facebook page. While they were uploaded to show off the phone’s features and how they can enhance the Olympics experience, we’re more interested in the color of the device(s) shown. It appears there’s a black variant Galaxy S3 out there that Samsung has forgotten to share with the rest of the world. Is the company readying a new black variant of the world’s top-selling smartphone? We can’t be too sure if it’s really a black Galaxy S3 or if it’s just the lighting affecting the phone’s color. For…

Chitika web analytics: Samsung Galaxy S3 increases share of online traffic

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Samsung’s current flagship Android smartphone is the Galaxy S3 and it is performing rather well for them. Analytics company, Chitika, just released some statistics showing the swift growth in the Galaxy S3’s mobile Web traffic share. The device now accounts for 11.23 percent of all Samsung smartphone Web usage. Considering it only launched in the UK on May 29, and was released in various other markets around the world in the weeks that followed, you can get some idea of how fast the device is selling. Samsung sold over 10 million Galaxy S3 units in the first couple of months…

HTC loses $1 billion off its market cap in 2 days

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HTC’s financial results haven’t been kind to them lately, and neither has the media. All of HTC’s problems have been documented extensively lately, which, in turn leads to shareholders losing trust in the company’s ability to recover. However, this is the sort of thing a public tech company should expect. Financial dry spells never happen suddenly, even if it may seem so when everything comes crashing down. But the seeds for HTC’s decline were planted a long time ago, at the time when the company started to care more about sales than for its products. This led to HTC churning out…

Samsung dominates Europe with 45% market share, Android continues its jump

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Despite the courtroom drama that is taking place stateside, it’s business as usual for Samsung elsewhere. The Korean giant is strengthening its grip in several European countries, while at the same time cementing Android’s placing on the old continent. According to the latest sales data (from the last 12 weeks) from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Samsung is leading the Android pack with 45% share across Europe. Samsung’s domination was buoyed by the launch of the Galaxy S3. The top-selling smartphone has helped improve Android’s market share in five major European markets (Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain) to 65.7% in…