Galaxy S III is far from the newest device on the market, but at the same time, it isn't one that Samsung and the carriers are done with just yet. In fact, T-Mobile has just begun rolling out an update. The update is heading to those carrying the Galaxy S III LTE (t999L) and is arriving as Android 4.3 with baseband version T999LUVUBMK4. And along with the change in version numbers, there are some new features.
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T-Mobile has yet to formally announce, however according to some users reports, it looks as if they have begun rolling out an update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II. The update is coming over-the-air and arriving as Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with baseband version T889UVUCMK7. Perhaps the key here, this update means T-Mobile Galaxy Note II users will be able to leave behind Android 4.1, which originally arrived back in June as v4.1.2.
C Spire Wireless launched the Galaxy S 4 back in July. The handset arrived with Android 4.2.2 and while an update to 4.3 was expected in time, the specific timeframe remained a mystery. But, it looks like the update has begun rolling out over-the-air. Otherwise, given Samsung had previously detailed the update, there wasn't much in the way of surprise.
reached an important milestone recently. Android uses will now get the ability to control the $30 device from their phones, a feature once limited to iOS devices. The functionality is currently for Android 4.3 devices, though we expect that KitKat will be supported as well.
A vulnerability has been discovered in Nexus phones, which could render them useless. By sending a particular type of SMS message, the phone is forced to reboot and, in some instances, reconnect to the mobile data service. With that, users may not know their device hasn’t reconnected, essentially making it useless for a period of time.
Android 4.3 update has been rolling out for those with a US Cellular and AT&T branded Galaxy S 4. And as of today, it looks like the same Jelly Bean update has begun for T-Mobile users. The carrier has the update detailed on the support pages and it looks like it will be available over-the-air and by way of Kies.
Android 4.3 update to many of Samsung's flagship devices is experiencing a rather tumultuous and uncertain ride. But while the update for the international model of the Samsung Galaxy S III has been put on hold indefinitely, AT&T is pushing through with the roll out for its customers.
HTC's high-end smartphones are probably getting a tad anxious with the lack of news about their devices. In a series of tweets, HTC USA is assuring its customers that the much awaited Android 4.4 update, and even the delayed Android 4.3, will be coming to their devices before January 2014 is over.