Now here's an interesting twist to the story of the Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) on Verizon. Samsung has just announced that it'll sell a version of its flagship Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone for Verizon that features an unlockable bootloader.
This means that the Galaxy S III Developer Edition, as its called, will open the door for developers and enthusiasts to tinker around on their phones, as in to install custom ROMs. Verizon's version of the Galaxy S3 is the only one whose bootloader isn't unlockable by default; phone owners can unlock the … Read more
Starting tomorrow, U.S. Cellular will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) (reviewed here for T-Mobile), first online, and then in stores later this week.
The 16GB version will carry a $199.99 price tag, and will be immediately available, with the 32GB version to follow "shortly after that" for $249.99 -- both after $100 mail-in rebates
U.S. Cellular recommends that customers contact stores before going in, since some brick and mortars will receive shipments on Friday, and some will get their GS3s beforehand.
The Nokia 808 PureView's fame comes down to its camera, which can capture up to 41 megapixels of digital information and output incredibly detailed images at 5, 8, and yes, even 41 megapixels if that's what you really want.
The secret to the camera's performance is the extra-large sensor, which is physically much larger than usual 5-megapixel and 8-megapixel sensors (see the difference here.) Still, the camera's software has to render the image correctly as well.
If I can't share with you -- right now -- that I'm about to weep/gnash/gurn/smile/eat, then what kind of modern human am I?
This is the essence that has been injected into us by Facebook and one that is fomented by Samsung's new Galaxy S3 ads.
In a series of three new opuses -- which Business Insider espied over its lunch -- Samsung is trying to make our hearts leap and our pockets flutter with the idea of being able to share images and files instantly.
It's a deeply modern and persuasive … Read more
The Android-packing Samsung Galaxy S III will be arriving in stores in a few days with plenty of fanfare to welcome it. The Galaxy Nexus is expected to change into new clothes and reappear wearing the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.
All these hot Android developments mean the ball is now lobbed onto Apple's side of the smartphone court. The iPhone 5 is shrouded in both secrecy and juicy rumors. It may be bigger. It may have NFC. It may be a true world phone.
The biggest problem is you may have to wait until September for the official iPhone 5 announcement. With some enticing Android options showing up sooner, how antsy are you for a fresh, new phone?… Read more
Break out the bubbly. Verizon will begin shipping its CDMA, LTE-ready version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 (reviewed here for T-Mobile) on July 10.
The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich stunner will sell in blue and white shades, and in 16GB and 32GB storage capacities -- for $199.99 and $249.99, respectively. You'll be able to buy the 32GB version online on July 10, but it won't show up in stores for a few weeks.
The Galaxy S3 features a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED screen, Qualcomm's fastest processor to date, a great 8-megapixel camera, … Read more
It's going to be pretty hard for Apple to top the Samsung Galaxy S III and the latest release of Android 4.1 that will be running on the Galaxy Nexus later this summer.
In this edition of Ask Maggie I offer some advice on whether it's worth it to wait for the new iPhone expected in the fall. I also explain why Samsung is releasing the new Galaxy S III on different carrier networks on different dates.
iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III vs. Samsung Nexus
Dear Maggie, I have an iPhone 3G (yes it's … Read more
AT&T is hoping to set off its own fireworks this Independence Day with the sale of its version of the Samsung Galaxy S III (S3), which goes on sale Friday for $199.99 after a new two-year contract.
Samsung's latest superphone earned a CNET Editors' Choice Award for its 4G LTE speeds, 4.8-inch screen, silky smooth design, excellent camera, and software extras.
AT&T will sell the Galaxy S3 in blue and white colors, and at some point, in an exclusive red shade. AT&T is the only carrier to sell just the 16GB … Read more
Samsung and Verizon continue their line of QWERTY keyboard phones in the Samsung Intensity III, a horizontal slider that this time has an edge of the rugged. The durable Intensity III passes military specification (8010F) for withstanding the elements, like heat and cold, fog, humidity, dust, and solar radiation.
On the features front, the Intensity III is a feature phone that comes with a 2.4 inch QVGA screen (240x320 pixel-resolution), text and multimedia messaging and social networking, and a 2-megapixel camera. You'll also find voice commands on the intensity III, VZ Navigator, and a microSD card slot that … Read more