Even though the official launch of Samsung Galaxy S3 is but a day away, those in the know have gotten to know the phone’s software quite well thanks to a certain leaked ROM, which has seen many — if not all — of its features becoming available to use on other phones. Ever since the devs at XDA shared the APK file for S Voice, we’ve seen Samsung trying to block the use of the app on non-Samsung Galaxy S3 devices, only for the devs to outsmart the Korean company.

The first attempt to restrict the unauthorized use of S Voice was easily thwarted by having the app signed. Now reports suggest that even the unsigned APK file of S Voice is working once more on non-Samsung devices. The Verge, for example, said they can use S Voice on a Sharp Aquos phone.

We’re not sure if this is a case of Samsung letting its guard down for the short term. At the same time, the signed S Voice app continues to be desired by those who want to see what the fuss is all about. Though it runs well on non-Galaxy S3 devices, it’s still far from perfect. One of the things that don’t seem to work is the ability to set an alarm and the app suffers from a crash every now and then.

Those who have the unsigned S Voice, mind letting us know if the app still works on your phones? As for those who have tried out S Voice, do you see yourself giving orders to your phone – via S Voice – for the long term?

Bams Sadewo
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