Jelly Bean updates

The Galaxy S3 will most likely get to taste Jelly Bean goodness the first, in only a matter of weeks, which should not come as a big surprise. What might be surprising however is when Samsung is planning to upgrade the first-generation Galaxy Note and the GS2 to Android 4.1, too.

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Newcomer Ting doesn’t only have one of the best names for a U.S. carrier, but it will soon deliver what is arguably the best Android smartphone to its customers, the Samsung Galaxy S3. According to a post on Ting’s official blog, they will start shipping out all variants of the Galaxy S3 to pre-order customers by early September, with a slight chance that the shipping date will be moved up.

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Yes, you read the title correctly. Thanks to elite, recognized XDA developer Adam Outler, the Verizon variant of the Samsung Galaxy S3 can now join the ranks of other SGS3’s with a fully unlocked bootloader. This is an amazing achievement for the entire community, allowing Verizon users to root their device, flash the unsecured bootloader, and opening the device for complete customization.

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Earlier today we told you that the highly anticipated Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S3 may be closer than we think, with Samsung rumored to release... it on August 29, which also happens to be the day when the company will unveil the Galaxy Note 2.

Now we get an unofficial look at Jelly Bean running on the Galaxy S3, and it’s not a preview...

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Right now, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is THE must-have smartphone. This month is also currently one of the most popular times of the year for people to go off on their holidays. I did that myself very recently, and I learned that if you are taking your phone with you, it can be handy to know a few things before you leave.

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In case you’re interested in getting a great deal on your next Android smartphone, you should check out Sprint’s latest promotion, which could help you save some... extra cash when getting your next subsidized handset.

The carrier is willing to throw in a $100 American Express Reward Card with every on-contract smartphone purchase – yes, you’ll ha...

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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.

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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 actu...