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T-Mobile Pushing Patch For Samsung Exynos Exploit To Galaxy Note II Devices?

Galaxy Note II owners should be on the lookout this morning as a small software update is being pushed to your device. Rumor has it the update is a patch for the Exynos software bug Samsung promised to fix back in the middle of December. While T-Mobile has yet to update their Galaxy Note II support page indicating the update weighing in at 8.74MB is on the way — … [read full article]

Samsung Will Fix Exynos Software Bug “As Quickly As Possible”

Samsung’s stepping up to the plate again this week and getting word out through a brief statement sent to Android Central their plans to fix the Exynos vulnerability “as quickly as possible.” Samsung continues to emphasize their awareness of the problem and is working to push out updates to patch the software hole on affected devices. Samsung’s also confirmed the nature of the exploit, stating that “the issue may arise only when … [read full article]

Vulnerability Said To Leave Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II Open To Malware, Samsung “Conducting Internal Review”

Thanks to XDA-Developer forum user alephzain, word is reaching the masses that a potential “severe vulnerability” exists in the Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note II along with several other Samsung devices. This vulnerability could provide a malicious way for remotely downloaded apps to read user data, brick phones and perform other malicious activities. In other words, this hole could allow a malicious app free reign … [read full article]

Samsung SGH-T889 Coming To T-Mobile As The Galaxy Note II?

Here’s something I know that will hopefully make some of you very excited, the prospect of T-Mobile getting the Galaxy Note II. Well, that’s exactly what we think is going to happen as the future-bound T889 for T-Mobile looks very much like a Galaxy Note successor on T-Mobile. In fact, there’s even “about device” build screen for you to ogle and discover with Jelly Bean. So what’s with our confidence level? Well, … [read full article]

Newest Samsung Galaxy S3 Leak Shows Conflicting Specs, Familiar Render

Things are starting to get a little nutty, or perhaps murky would be the better word when it comes to details surrounding the Galaxy S III hardware. We’ve heard several claims of what kind of specs the smartphone will run on, from what many claim are absolutely reliable sources, and yet, plenty of these leaks manage to conflict with one another. Well, get ready to add one more set of conflicting specs … [read full article]

Samsung Executive Says To Expect Snapdragon Processors In US Bound Galaxy S III

It was just last night that Samsung confirmed that the Galaxy S III will be us the company’s in-house quad-core Exynos processor. Today, things look a little different as an un-named Samsung executive told the Korea Times that US bound Galaxy S III smartphones will rely on Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor. The unnamed Samsung official states that the company will release different variants of the Galaxy S3 smartphone for different … [read full article]

Samsung Announces 1.4GHz Quad-Core Processor For “The Next Galaxy”

Samsung may be releasing their own set of teasers for its big “The Next Galaxy” announcement on May 3rd, but that isn’t stopping them from talking about the processor. Samsung has released details and a promotional video for the appropriately dubbed “Exynos 4 Quad” running at 1.4GHz per core and based on the ARM Cortex A9. Samsung is touting the 32nm High-K Metal Gate technology, power management, per-core dynamic voltage and frequency … [read full article]

T-Mobile Didn’t Show Galaxy S II Device Because Of Processor Changes?

While I expressed a great deal of disappoint that T-Mobile didn’t show off their Galaxy S II device last night at the Samsung Press Event, I clearly wasn’t alone. A number of sites have begun speculating and all seemingly agreeing on the “real” reason T-Mobile wasn’t keen to show off their own version. Both the AT&T and Sprint versions of the Galaxy S II have the Samsung Exynos 4210 processor … [read full article]