05-10-2014 11:41 AM
  1. dadathepanda's Avatar
    So it is confirmed that the s3 will get kit Kat support from Sammy. Question is, will Vz release the update and will it be in a timely manner? My bet is we'll see a poorly done update by June. What say you?

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    Rick Bell likes this.
    02-18-2014 10:00 AM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I think that is a good guess.
    02-18-2014 10:24 AM
  3. Brainfart's Avatar
    Nah they will find a way to mess it up and then finally push it by August. lol I am hoping way before by then but we are talking about Vz here.
    02-18-2014 05:48 PM
  4. ryangur's Avatar
    June?!?! That's a bit early.. I'm thinking Christmas... Of 2015...sigh
    02-18-2014 05:51 PM
  5. PJRed2008's Avatar
    What's the difference? Everybody will just ***** about how they don't have it, then will ***** about how bad it is, bricks their phone, wifi is shot, screen blanks, etc forever.Blah blah blah.
    02-19-2014 01:22 PM
  6. redcat22's Avatar
    What's the difference? Everybody will just ***** about how they don't have it, then will ***** about how bad it is, bricks their phone, wifi is shot, screen blanks, etc forever.Blah blah blah.
    Lol, might have a point or two there. It's funny, in a rather sad way, that when a phone reaches a certain age VZn will seemingly "encourage" you upgrade/buy another phone via OTAs that cause problems. I'm not a conspiracy theorist but my last phone was HTC Tbolt. Just sayin.
    cindylike24 and sroake4 like this.
    02-19-2014 02:18 PM
  7. jlost's Avatar
    Lol, might have a point or two there. It's funny, in a rather sad way, that when a phone reaches a certain age VZn will seemingly "encourage" you upgrade/buy another phone via OTAs that cause problems. I'm not a conspiracy theorist but my last phone was HTC Tbolt. Just sayin.
    That's so funny and true. My wife had the tbolt and they let her upgrade to the s3 when the s3 was a few months old.
    cindylike24 likes this.
    02-20-2014 11:07 AM
  8. thecyberguy's Avatar
    What's the difference? Everybody will just ***** about how they don't have it, then will ***** about how bad it is, bricks their phone, wifi is shot, screen blanks, etc forever.Blah blah blah.
    I personally will not be updating to KitKat as this will break my WiFi tethering.
    02-24-2014 12:33 PM
  9. jlost's Avatar
    I'm glad I pay for internet in my house and don't need to tether my computer to my phone lol
    02-24-2014 02:59 PM
  10. NoYankees44's Avatar
    Here is the real question: How long will it take the good devs to strip Knox out of the update so i can run it on my unlocked bootloader?
    02-25-2014 11:48 AM
  11. thecyberguy's Avatar
    I'm glad I pay for internet in my house and don't need to tether my computer to my phone lol
    I would get internet at home but only Fios is available at $85 a month.
    02-26-2014 11:48 AM
  12. jlost's Avatar
    I would get internet at home but only Fios is available at $85 a month.
    Yikes! Why is it so expensive? At what speeds?
    02-26-2014 12:07 PM
  13. GSDer's Avatar
    Yikes! Why is it so expensive?
    It's all about competition - my sister lives out in BFE and there's only Time Warner Cable - it's $70/month just for Internet.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk Pro
    02-26-2014 12:23 PM
  14. jlost's Avatar
    Oh I understand...
    02-26-2014 05:08 PM
  15. thecyberguy's Avatar
    Yikes! Why is it so expensive? At what speeds?
    15/5 mbps

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 via Android Central App
    02-28-2014 02:49 PM
  16. thecyberguy's Avatar
    It's all about competition - my sister lives out in BFE and there's only Time Warner Cable - it's $70/month just for Internet.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk Pro
    Time Warner offers service for $35 but not in "my area". The house in the front and both next to me have TW. I live in a duplex and cannot get service here. Arghhhhhh

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    02-28-2014 02:51 PM
  17. Bankokbob54's Avatar
    I agree. It's amazing how many problems people have after updates, or just general usage. I had the camera flash thing...did what some said here to fix it and wala no more flash. Life is just not that difficult.
    Rick Bell likes this.
    03-01-2014 12:46 AM
  18. jlost's Avatar
    I agree. It's amazing how many problems people have after updates, or just general usage. I had the camera flash thing...did what some said here to fix it and wala no more flash. Life is just not that difficult.
    True. If it were not for the nice people in these forums to help I wouldn't know much about phones. And I have helped a lot of people also and seemed like a king to them. Lol
    03-01-2014 07:09 AM
  19. lkovach's Avatar
    I think I'm eligible for an upgrade in June, therefore I will most likely have the S5 before the S3 update even comes out

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    03-02-2014 11:26 AM
  20. jlost's Avatar
    Nice. My wife has the s3 and she cracked the screen. She got a replacement and after a couple months the home button is barely working. You have to push very hard. So she is getting either the note 3 or S5
    03-02-2014 12:44 PM
  21. lkovach's Avatar
    Has anyone heard when the 4.4 update is coming for Verizon?

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    04-04-2014 11:12 AM
  22. Gbuch's Avatar
    The 4.4 update for the S3 hasn't even come out for unlocked devices yet, and there's no announcement on dates of future updates from Samsung.
    Anyway, the hope is that it will come within the next few (6 is a few, right?) months
    04-04-2014 04:10 PM
  23. Bankokbob54's Avatar
    I just got a 2nd Jellybean update a few days ago. I was looking for the Kitkat update online and I read somewhere that the Galaxy S3 might not even get it through Verizon. Who knows if that's true or not? It doesn't seem to be anything substantial anyway.....
    05-08-2014 02:53 AM
  24. lkovach's Avatar
    I just got a 2nd Jellybean update a few days ago. I was looking for the Kitkat update online and I read somewhere that the Galaxy S3 might not even get it through Verizon. Who knows if that's true or not? It doesn't seem to be anything substantial anyway.....
    The update you got was to add roaming ability on the Telus network in Canada. We're probably going to be waiting a while yet for KitKat.
    05-08-2014 09:25 AM
  25. pizza_pablo's Avatar
    I just got a 2nd Jellybean update a few days ago. I was looking for the Kitkat update online and I read somewhere that the Galaxy S3 might not even get it through Verizon. Who knows if that's true or not? It doesn't seem to be anything substantial anyway.....
    I agree! One day I can read that it is a go. The next day, canceled. The next day, a go. Yesterday, a headline read that it is canceled, bet reading the article, it states that it's canceled in other countries, but still a go, in the US. \_0_/

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-10-2014 11:41 AM

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