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TouchWiz and browser vulnerability can wipe or reset your phone with a single click

by: J. Angelo RacomaSeptember 25, 2012
Samsung smartphone users beware. It seems the custom TouchWiz skin found on most Samsung Galaxy smartphones is vulnerable to an attack that can wipe out the phone's entire contents, including even the SIM data. And this can be done in only one click.
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How to flash the Galaxy S3 TouchWiz Launcher for the HTC One X

by: Carl ParkerSeptember 15, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 is still one of the most-coveted smartphones today. Packed with an HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen and a quad-core processor, people were literally drooling over the device even before its release. Ice Cream Sandwich came onboard when the device was released and the interface is as great as one can imagine. Given that the phone is running on a quad-core processor, lags are minimal to none.

This guide is not intended for showing you how to install a ROM to a Galaxy S3 but instead, this guide will show you how to have that Galaxy S3 feel on your HTC One X. Don’t get what we mean? Well, let’s just make it simple. Your [...]

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Video review: Samsung Galaxy S3 vs HTC Evo 4G LTE – Which one is the best?

by: ClaytonJuly 5, 2012

Android manufacturers are hard at work producing their take on the world’s best smartphone. Luckily for us Android fans, this summer, there is no shortage of contenders for the highly coveted title of King of the Android hill.

Right now, perhaps, the fiercest rivalry in the Android world is the one between leading manufacturers HTC and Samsung. The stories of the arch-rivals couldn’t be more different. HTC led the smartphone revolution and commanded a sizable portion of the market up until recently. But now, the tides have turned, and the Taiwanese are struggling to return to their former glory, largely depending on the success of their highly acclaimed One [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus [video]

by: ClaytonJune 21, 2012

After initially choosing Android over IOS, one must then decide which Android phone suits them the most. Whittling down your choice can be tedious, as you will be presented with a large number of phones from a large number of manufacturers. Looking to pick up a high-end Android handset manufactured by Samsung? You’ll be faced with purchasing one of Sammy’s three recent creations- the Galaxy Nexus, the Galaxy S2, or the Galaxy S3.

Today we will be pitting the flagship Galaxy Nexus against the spec-heavy Galaxy S3. Now, it is a given that the GS3 is a newer, more powerful phone than the Galaxy Nexus. But, for all you Android lovers [...]

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Galaxy S3 add-on pack for the Galaxy Nexus [video]

by: ClaytonJune 14, 2012

With all the hype about the Galaxy S3 these days, does it still pay to own the Google phone? Of course it does! Galaxy Nexus owners receive all OTA updates, have gratuitous amounts of developer support, and still own one of the more powerful Android devices to date.

Regardless of these facts, many owners are itching to taste some of that GS3 goodness, and we don’t blame them. The device and its software are simply epic. Thankfully, it didn’t take long for the Galaxy Nexus’ developer community to provide loyal owners with a way to do it!

What is needed?

Now before I delve any deeper into this Galaxy Nexus transformation, it is important to say that [...]

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250: How to enjoy TouchWiz UX look and feel on your phone

by: Ken EastJune 11, 2012

Are you starting to get bored with the CyanogenMod 9 or AOKP stock UI on your Samsung Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250? It’s time to add a little spice to your phone’s life with the Galaxy S3’s TouchWiz UX. You read that right; it’s been ported to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has some unique features, especially its amazing UI. Some users might think that the Galaxy Nexus doesn’t need Touchwiz. Think again. The smoking hot Galaxy S3’s TouchWiz UX has been ported to the Nexus and it brings a whole new experience with it. The Nexus looks stunning with TouchWiz UX, letting users enjoy a taste of the Galaxy S3’s [...]

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Installing the Galaxy S3’s TouchWiz Launcher on your Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc or Arc S

by: Carl ParkerJune 5, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 arrived with a smoother, updated version of TouchWiz.  Many got envious.  But, not for long–because devs immediately went to work with porting it to the other Android devices, especially for non-Samsung phones.

Just recently, a port of the Galaxy S3’s TouchWiz launcher was successfully created for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc (LT15i) and the Xperia Arc S (LT18i), allowing owners of the said phones to enjoy some TouchWiz smoothness.

Users of the ported launcher have reported overall smoothness and lag-free performance.  The ported launcher is also expected to work only with ICS-based ROMs. If you want to try the amazing [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100: Installing the Galaxy S3 TouchWiz UX Launcher with either 4×5 or 5×5 App Drawer grid layout

by: Paul NuñalJune 1, 2012

Samsung’s TouchWiz UI has been iconic to the company’s success in many of its mobile phones. Fans of the famed launcher will have more reasons to celebrate as the TouchWiz UX launcher from the Galaxy S3 has now been ported to run on the Galaxy S2, thanks to XDA Developers member Smando.

The new TouchWiz UX launcher that was first seen on the Galaxy S3 sports numerous features such as sorting apps alphabetically in a grid, choosing a default homescreen, S Voice communication, the ability to watch a video picture-in-picture, and many other features. Not only that, the latest TouchWiz UX launcher will work on Samsung official ROMs and on custom ROMs like AOSP, AOKP, and [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100: How to install the Galaxy S3’s TouchWiz UX Launcher

by: Carl ParkerJune 1, 2012

Everyone’s going ga-ga over Samsung’s latest flagship phone. People from all over the world were dying to know more about this mystery phone, weaving rumors left and right and now that the phone is here, the excitement has really reached its peak.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 may not have landed in your area yet, but other people in more fortunate corners of the globe are enjoying the device’s awesome specs. Who could blame you for being impatient?

We’re itching to get our hands on this beauty, too, but since good things come to those who wait, we’ve settled for something to tide us over. It may not be the actual device, but getting to [...]

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Galaxy S3 TouchWiz launcher ported to the Galaxy S2, working (almost) like a charm

by: AdrianMay 25, 2012

I know that you just can’t get enough of the news about the newly unveiled Samsung Galaxy S3, especially when talking about its software, hacks, custom ROMs, and so on. That’s why we’re glad to tell you that the handheld’s TouchWiz UX launcher has been ported to the Galaxy S2, courtesy of a skilled member of the XDA-Developers forum.

The news comes less than a week after the Galaxy S3’s stock ROM has been leaked, a few days after the first custom ROM popped up on the web, and just two days after the S Voice app has been made to work on pretty much any Android device out there.

Now that’s what I call serious involvement from the independent Android developers [...]

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