Samsung Galaxy S3 Still Dependable In 2017!

Despite being an old device, many folks aren’t ready to give up their Galaxy S3 – some are still depending on it as a daily driver while other use it as a backup device. It became obvious that there are still many Galaxy S3 users as there is a large demand for custom ROMs of Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 Still Dependable In 2017![…]

Samsung Galaxy S3: Making The Galaxy S6, S7 Look Bad

The controversial president isn’t the only one still latched on to his Samsung Galaxy S3 despite an array of newer devices available on the market currently – many folks still stand by their Galaxy S3, either as a daily driver or a backup device. One clear sign of this is the fact that there is Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3: Making The Galaxy S6, S7 Look Bad[…]

Samsung Breaks Tradition With The Galaxy S8

Ever since the Samsung Galaxy S3, the smartphone manufacturer had standardized its button design with a big physical home button and two backlit capacitive navigation keys below the display. However, Samsung wants to break away from its tradition by allowing users to change the order of these navigation keys, which are now on-screen buttons. Most Read more about Samsung Breaks Tradition With The Galaxy S8[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Owners Can Blame The Galaxy S6 & S7

US President Donald Trump still uses a Samsung Galaxy S3 in spite of the fact that there are plenty of newer phones out in the market. But it’s not only the controversial leader who’s refusing to budge on this – there are many who are still adamant on keeping the Galaxy S3, if not as Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 Owners Can Blame The Galaxy S6 & S7[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Looks Even Worse Beside Galaxy S3

Five years back, the Samsung Galaxy was launched. During that period, folks were in the Samsung vs Apple phase and thus, talks on how the Galaxy S3 fared against the iPhone 4 was a pretty dominating topic. These days, the argument has shifted to Android vs iOS yet both these rivals remain strong competitors. Although Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Looks Even Worse Beside Galaxy S3[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6: Don’t Run From The Truth!

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and its Edge variant were frustrating devices but fortunately, the Galaxy S7/Edge that succeeded it were stellar devices. However, how bad was the failure of the Galaxy S6 duo? Could it have done worse than the ugly Galaxy S5? Well, probably not. It appears that the Galaxy S6 comes on par Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6: Don’t Run From The Truth![…]

Samsung Galaxy S6: Can’t Do Any Worse Than This

At this point it is safe to say that the Samsung Galaxy S6 (and S6 Edge) danced to a bad beat, that it’s a pretty frustrating device which has thankfully been succeeded by a winner in the Galaxy S7/Edge. But how much of a flop is it? Has it done worse than the unsightly Galaxy Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6: Can’t Do Any Worse Than This[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3: No Hope For Nougat?

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S3 could say with certainty that as long as their phones are able to take it, they would be able to handle latest software versions from Android courtesy of generous developers. They can’t be so sure anymore as CyanogenMod (CM), the base upon which new custom ROMs are mostly developed, Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3: No Hope For Nougat?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3: Goodbye Android 7.1.1 Nougat!

News of trouble in Cyanogen Inc. which has led to the killing of CyanogenMod (CM) operations has sent tremors to the Android developer community and phone owners who have been relying primarily on CM for their custom ROM needs. The silver lining here is that CM is being replaced by LineageOS, so although nightlies for Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3: Goodbye Android 7.1.1 Nougat![…]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Puts Galaxy S6 To Shame

Soon enough, the Samsung Galaxy S3 would be celebrating its fifth birthday, and one would imagine that any mobile device would have long bitten the dust after so long, let alone a smartphone which would typically have a much shorter life than any of its candy bar ancestors. Back when the smartphone market was all Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 Puts Galaxy S6 To Shame[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Also Shares Nexus 5 Bliss

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is finally joining the Nougat party along with the Nexus 5, all thanks to CyanogenMod. The CyanogenMod 14.1, based on Android 7.1, is a custom ROM that gives unfortunate users, who have been left out from the latest Android update, a chance at the Nougat experience. Initially, CyanogenMod 14.1, released on Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 Also Shares Nexus 5 Bliss[…]

Android 7.1 Nougat Sends Invite To Samsung Galaxy S3

Despite being outdated in the tech world, Samsung Galaxy S3 users are finally getting in on the Nougat experience! The latest AICP custom firmware, based on Android 7.1.0 Nougat, is now available for Galaxy S3 users which would be bringing features such as system animations, LCD density changer, brightness control, three fingers swipe for screenshot Read more about Android 7.1 Nougat Sends Invite To Samsung Galaxy S3[…]

Android 7.0 Nougat Finally Meets Samsung Galaxy S3

As long as there is demand, there would be custom ROMs for certain old but popular devices. The Samsung Galaxy S3 has been around for more than four years, but there are enough of its users to compel developers to work on Android 7.0 Nougat for them. And sure enough, developers have obliged. The Nougat Read more about Android 7.0 Nougat Finally Meets Samsung Galaxy S3[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Invited To Nougat Party!

It doesn’t really matter how old the Samsung Galaxy S3 is, it would continue to receive the latest Android software updates from developers as long as users demand for them. And there is plenty of demand, as the device remains one of the most successful and enduring from Samsung. Installing Android 7.0 Nougat into the Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 Invited To Nougat Party![…]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Finally Gets Android 7.0 Nougat!

If Android 7.0 Nougat has arrived for the Nexus 4, then it would surely be available for the Samsung Galaxy S3 as well. Of course these devices aren’t officially compatible with the latest Android version, but through the efforts of developers they’re getting the update anyway. For users of the 2012 Samsung flagship, installing the Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 Finally Gets Android 7.0 Nougat![…]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Could Get Android 7.0 Nougat Earlier

There shouldn’t be a question on whether Android 7.0 Nougat would unofficially arrive to the Samsung Galaxy S3. The answer is obvious: it will. What’s worth asking instead is when the device would be presented with the custom ROM. Unless they’ve literally been rendered unusable, there are still many Galaxy S3 units in active use Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 Could Get Android 7.0 Nougat Earlier[…]

Google Nexus 4: Helped Out Like Nexus 5

Everything that has been going on with the Nexus devices and Android 7.0 Nougat hasn’t been surprising in the least. It has been foreseen for quite some time before the update launched that the Nexus 5 would be out of the picture beyond Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. And the three-year old device being the first to Read more about Google Nexus 4: Helped Out Like Nexus 5[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3: Nougat Around The Corner!

Apparently, Google and the OEMs aren’t the only ones at fault for Android 7.0 Nougat not arriving to a lot of older but still popular devices. It seems that Qualcomm, which is responsible for all the Snapdragon chipsets, should also shoulder a lot of the blame. Whatever the case, it’s not so complicated when it Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3: Nougat Around The Corner![…]

Google Nexus 4 Users Share Nexus 5 Satisfaction

When it was announced that Google is officially dropping support for Nexus 5 software updates, folks were disappointed but hardly surprised. The device has been around for three years, plus it encourages Nexus 5 users to move on to newer models. The fact that the 5.0-inch stock Android model has been the first to receive Read more about Google Nexus 4 Users Share Nexus 5 Satisfaction[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Nexus 5: Need A Reliable Backup?

Handsets aren’t exactly getting stronger and tougher with every new release in the market. In fact, there are many examples of newer devices being more fragile and complicated than their predecessors. For some folks, this necessitates getting backup devices in case their Galaxy S7 faceplants and stops working or they accidentally broke it when attempting Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Nexus 5: Need A Reliable Backup?[…]