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International Samsung Galaxy S III loses local search function after stability update

0. phoneArena 24 Jul 2012, 22:58 posted on

The GT-i9300, also known as the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III, is getting an OTA update being classified as a 'stability update' but the real reason for the update is to removethe local search capabilities of the phone as a precaution against Apple's lawyers...

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posted on 24 Jul 2012, 23:07 10

1. frydaexiii (Posts: 1236; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


WTF?! What does Apple being pathetic b****es in US have to do with the international customers? Apple needs to die, right now.

posted on 24 Jul 2012, 23:23 3

2. SEUL8TR (banned) (Posts: 30; Member since: 24 Jul 2012)


Agree. im just waiting for that day when Apple
shares collapse and the company becomes like
BB and Nokia... lets hope wish and pray.

posted on 24 Jul 2012, 23:58 4

3. sarb009 (Posts: 293; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


I hate apple more than my ex.

posted on 24 Jul 2012, 23:58 3

4. Elvis. (Posts: 25; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


This is so stupid.. Apple is so stupid.. Why the hell do we live in a so stupid world?

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 00:19

5. Lawliet (Posts: 160; Member since: 02 Jul 2012)


If you want you can always move on

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 01:12 4

9. spidey99 (Posts: 1; Member since: 25 Jul 2012)


Yahoo should sue Apple for "internet search" patent, so iFong will became a "local search" only device. haha iFool, do all the local search you want!

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 05:35

11. sid07desai (Posts: 262; Member since: 03 May 2012)


I hate 2 things in my life and my opinion about them will never change:
1) Apple
2) When I take a poop and water splashes back on my a$$.

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 07:45

12. SGAppleHater (banned) (Posts: 2; Member since: 25 Jul 2012)


I've just seen the UK update on Samsung Kies and luckily enough my phone didn't have enough juice to run the update. I'm tempted to not bother, not that I use the local search function, but out of sheer spite.....but would I be cutting off my nose to spite my face? I wonder what improvements are on there which I could be missing out on. I really do hate Apple. I admire their hardware and how they market their products, but I hate their software and how they probably have a legal team which is 100 times the size of their product development team. I actually hate any company which makes too much money...which I'm guessing would include Samsung despite the fact that they brought me the best phone ever made.

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