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The Galaxy S3 is only the latest of a (limited) series of Samsung phones that come with near field communication, or NFC, support. The wireless tech is mostly used... these days to enable mobile payments on such Android smartphones, with Google being one of the many promoters of this new payment technology.

But Samsung has other plans in mind for its NFC phon...

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The Galaxy S3 is going to be available in America from six carriers this summer including the Big Four – Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile – but also two... regional carriers: U.S. Cellular and C-Spire. At least three of the four nationwide mobile operators planned to launch the phone in the following week, with June 21 being the earliest U.S. Galaxy S3 re...

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Just days after releasing the Galaxy S3 in Europe and parts of Asia, and before getting it out in the US, Samsung has already issued not one, but two OTA (over-the-air) updates for their new... flagship phone.

The first of the two upgrades weighs in at 31.17 MB, according to a SlashGear report, but only 9 MB, according to the guys at Phone Arena, and its changelog only mentions “imp...

galaxy s3 teardown

As a tech blogger, watching drop tests and videos of phones being disassembled and put back together help me with my work. That being said, I find absolutely no reason for a private consumer... to try this at home. Especially when it comes to $800+ devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S3.

But, if you want to replace a non-functioning component with your own hands or to take a look aroun...

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Samsung’s Galaxy S3 has been officially confirmed as hitting Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and now C Spire in the United States, but things remain a bit unclear on the... phone’s release dates.

Sprint has been the only carrier to officially announce the S3 as shipping on June 21, while all the others seem reluctant to clear the air once and for all. T-Mo is...

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C Spire, the regional U.S. carrier formerly known as Cellular South, officially announced today plans to launch Samsung’s flagship handset, the Galaxy S3. C Spire... would thus become the nation’s sixth mobile operator scheduled to sell the Galaxy S3 this summer, joining Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular.

Unfortunately, C Spire did not r...

fathersdaysale

T-Mobile might not have the snappiest 4G network in the US or the largest number of high-end phones up for sale, but their special offers and discounts are (sometimes) unbeatable. For this year’s... Father’s Day, for example, T-Mo is preparing to offer all of the network’s phones completely free of charge, if we are to believe a leaked promo material picked up by the guys at Tmonews.

The phones w...

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The 2012 Summer Olympics are just 47 days away and sports fans all over the world are already thinking about taking time off work to enjoy the Olympic fever. However, you don’t necessarily... need to be around a TV set to enjoy the 302 events in London, as Eurosport and Eurosport 2, are available on your Android devices through Eurosport Player.

Moreover, if you’re one of the firs...

The Samsung Galaxy S3 just got another worthy rival courtesy of LG and its none other than the LG Optimus 4X HD. Announced as early as February during the Mobile World Congress, the LG Optimus... 4X HD is now available in Europe. For all of our readers in Germany, you’ll be the lucky ones to first have first dibs on this smartphone. LG will then release the Tegra 3 devices in  Netherland...

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The Galaxy S3 is one of the two most interesting Android handsets of the year – the other being the HTC One X – and it’s surely going to be the best... sold of the two. But the handset does have one problem, especially if you plan to frequently hook it up to your HDTV.

The Galaxy S3 has a different microUSB port than other Android devices, as...