Samsung Galaxy S III

Unlocked Galaxy S III receives Jelly Bean update in the UK

A new OTA update for unlocked Galaxy S III devices in the UK is rolling out this morning. UK carriers have been gradually rolling out Jelly Bean updates to devices, but until this morning, unlocked phones remained out in the cold. Thankfully, the wait for unlocked phones is over, and you should have already received an OTA update. If not, you should see the update any minute.

MetroPCS selling Samsung Galaxy S III at select stores this weekend and everywhere Monday

MetroPCS has just announced that they are bringing the Samsung Galaxy S III to market this weekend. Select MetroPCS stores will have the device available this weekend. Starting Monday, October 22, MetroPCS will have Samsung's monster phone available at all MetroPCS retailers and on MetroPCS.com. This is some awesome news for people looking to pick up a top of the line smartphone without getting stuck in a carrier contract.

Samsung Galaxy S III getting OTA update on Verizon and T-Mobile today

If you're a Samsung Galaxy S III owner and either a T-Mobile or Verizon customer, you should be getting an OTA today. Unfortunately, it isn't the update to Jelly Bean everyone has been waiting for, but luckily Samsung said earlier today that the Galaxy S III should be getting good ol' Android 4.1, so at least there's that. In any case, T-Mobile has announced that a particularly tiny update is going out over the air to Galaxy S III owners starting today, and it only makes some very minor changes.

Galaxy S III to get Jelly Bean “in the coming months”

Samsung has confirmed that a Jelly Bean 4.1 update is coming to all iterations of the Galaxy S III. This sounds like fantastic news, but it's coated in some less than stellar details. When asked for a time frame, Samsung only offered that it would be "in the coming months."

LG phones beat Samsung in battery life

LG is claiming battery superiority, and it has just performed tests designed to prove it. LG tested its own Optimus G against a Samsung Galaxy S III. This is an interesting move on LG's part. Going directly at one of its competitors and coming out ahead with a feature as important as battery life could be quite important for LG.