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Owners of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablet who have been awaiting an upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop are in for a sweet treat if they’re customers of T-Mobile. T-Mobile updated the progress tracker for software updates on its website to reflect that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 3 was being tested by the carrier.
Samsung has announced the latest Galaxy S5 color variant headed for the US market. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular will all be stocking the gold model, while Verizon will be selling it through select indirect retailers, whatever that means.
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile have started selling the Galaxy S5, for an off-contract price of $599.99 so those Consumers looking for Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone can now choose from two more carriers in the US.
Phonearena reported yesterday that one of their loyal readers in Korea has sent them a screenshot of an LG G2 to show them that the phone is being updated to Android 4.4.2 in the country.
Galaxy S II users: are you excited about the Jelly Bean update? Samsung has kept its promise from last year and has now revealed details regarding the Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update. A release date has not been given, but we know the update will initially be available for all three local South Korean carriers. The update will reduce internal memory from 12GB to 11GB and the reduced 1GB memory part will be used for system partition.
Major Changes in the new Software Upgrade
1. Platform upgrade Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich → Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
- improved Home screens and improved scrolling performance (thanks to project Butter)
- Improved usability for some applications
2. Preloaded applications
- Add Help
- Add Google+
- Add +Talk
- Add Play Book
- Add Play Movie
3. Newly added/improved functions
- Add Easy mode, Block mode
- Improved Camera functions: function like Pause while recording and more
- Add Smart Stay
- New functions like Pop-up play and more
- Improved some functions & applications usability
With such details available we can only expect the update to get its release in the coming week or so. Naturally, we’ll let you know once it starts seeding.
Source : sammobile