In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 25)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Samsung announces Martian Pink Galaxy S III for Korea

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Samsung has introduced a new Martian Pink version of its Galaxy S III, smartphone, making it available for South Korean consumers.  As the 7th color option for the flagship handset, the pink edition will be offered in a limited, 100,000 unit capacity.  There’s no indication yet that this ...

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Samsung outlines Android 4.1 update for 15 Galaxy models

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Samsung has started to deploy the Android 4.1 update to the Galaxy S III and promises it will be coming to more than a dozen other models.  In a statement emailed to The Verge, Samsung advises that there are multiple devices expected to see Jelly Bean, including tablets and phones. ...

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean official for Verizon Galaxy Nexus

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is officially ready for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus, according to the nation’s largest wireless carrier.  A support page (PDF) has gone live for the update, detailing some of the new and awesome features such as Google Now and enhanced notifications. Once you ...

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Leaked Verizon fall roadmap tips various Android releases

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Seems like every year around this time we find ourselves looking at a leaked Verizon roadmap with multiple smartphone release dates.  Such is the case today as we learn what Big Red has in store for the remainder of 2012.  According to a source close to PhoneArena, we should see roughly a half ...

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T-Mobile Galaxy S III scores The Avengers as virtual pre-loaded film

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T-Mobile customers who pick up the Samsung Galaxy S III will soon be able to enjoy a free download of the 3rd highest grossing film of all time, Marvel’s The Avengers.  Available for free in the Samsung Media Hub on September 25, the movie will also be offered to those who already own the ...

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Samsung’s ‘Next Big Thing’ ads get update in wake of iPhone 5

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Samsung has a brand new version of its “Next Big Thing” ad campaign ready to hit television airwaves and we’ve got an embedded copy below.  Timed, not coincidentally, with the release of Apple’s new iPhone, the video points out all the stuff that people are getting in ...

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American Airlines arming 17,000 flight attendants with Galaxy Note

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American Airlines has announced that it will begin arming its 17,000 flight attendants with a Samsung Galaxy Note for use on aircrafts. The move is an effort to improve customer satisfaction, and help modernize in-flight services. Keep an eye on your flight attendant the next time you fly the ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Galaxy Note II to cost $299

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U.S. Cellular is the first carrier to announce its price for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note II.  Expected to arrive in “late October”, the 5.5-inch smartphone will run$299.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate.  In a bit of goodwill, U.S. Cellular will change that to an instant rebate ...

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Galaxy Note II announced for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy Note II will, in fact, be coming to the United States to all four major carriers.  That means you’ll soon see the 5.5-inch phone and tablet hybrid device at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.  What’s more, U.S. Cellular is already ...

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Samsung pours cold water on Galaxy S IV rumor

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Samsung doesn’t plan to announce the Galaxy S IV at Mobile World Congress 2013, at least not officially.  Speaking from a Twitter account yesterday, Samsung’s Samsung Tomorrow  advised that yesterday’s hot rumor was just that, a rumor. [알려드립니다] 일부 언론에서 보도한 ‘갤럭시 SⅢ 후속모델 ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note II leaked in Verizon colors

Samsung Galaxy Note II was officially unveiled by Samsung a few weeks ago - a device a lot of people are looking forward to. It’s confirmed that both AT&T and Verizon will launch it, also there are chances that Sprint and T-Mobile will give it a shot as well. Our friends over at ...

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Samsung launches advertising offensive, compares Galaxy S III to iPhone 5

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Samsung has begun running a print ad this week, taking the iPhone 5 to task for all of its features.  Comparing the new Apple handset to its own Galaxy S III, Samsung’s breakdown doesn’t seem all the close at all.   Of course, there’s no mention of some of the exclusive ...

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New firmware confirms T-Mobile Galaxy Note II as SGH-T889

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New firmware details leaking over the weekend seemingly confirm that T-Mobile may be readying a version of the Galaxy Note II.  Already tied to rumors of the SGH-T889 model number, the guys at SamMobile found a new T889UVALIC firmware arrived on September 15.  As they tell us, Samsung drops new ...

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Samsung reported to announce 5-inch Galaxy S IV at Mobile World Congress 2013

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And here we are with our first rumors for the Samsung Galaxy S IV.  According to Korea Times (translate), Samsung plans to announce its next-generation Android smartphone at Mobile World Congress in early 2013, putting it on sale in March at the latest.  The Galaxy S IV (or is it 4?) will ...

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