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KitKat coming soon to Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 says Rogers

KitKat coming soon to Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 says Rogers

posted: 07 Feb 2014, 21:49

Canadian carrier Rogers has updated its OS Upgrade support page on its website, and guess what? It's good news for those who use the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in Rogers' neighborhood....

Custom ROM for Samsung ATIV S leaks

Custom ROM for Samsung ATIV S leaks

posted: 13 Oct 2013, 13:07

Looking to customize your Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone? Over at XDA Developers, a custom ROM authored by a developer named the WOLF unlocks the device and adds a number of new features; for example, flashing this ROM will remove the volume limit on the handset,...

Unlocked Samsung ATIV S units are receiving the GDR2 update

Unlocked Samsung ATIV S units are receiving the GDR2 update

posted: 16 Jul 2013, 22:46

Judging from a screenshot of an unlocked Samsung ATIV S handset, it appears as though the unlocked version of the Sammy bred Windows Phone 8 flavored handset is receiving the GDR2 Windows Phone update on Tuesday; the update brings...

Windows Phone powered Samsung ATIV S is getting a firmware update

Windows Phone powered Samsung ATIV S is getting a firmware update

posted: 27 May 2013, 12:51

Korean based manufacturer Samsung is preparing a firmware update for the Samsung ATIV S and the Windows Phone powered handset will go from its current software version of 2424.12.12.3 to 2424.13.13.1; the version now running...

Nokia Lumia 925 is the thinnest Windows Phone 8 smartphone to date (size comparison)

Nokia Lumia 925 is the thinnest Windows Phone 8 smartphone to date (size comparison)

posted: 14 May 2013, 06:28

After all the leaks and speculations, the Lumia 925 is now official, meaning that we finally have a high-end Windows Phone 8 smartphone from Nokia that doesn't weigh 16 tons. Okay, we know that we're...

Samsung SPH-I800 may be the ATIV S variant for Sprint

Samsung SPH-I800 may be the ATIV S variant for Sprint

posted: 07 May 2013, 04:05

Earlier this year, Sprint confirmed that it was willing to give Windows Phone another chance and promised to launch handsets running Microsoft's platform this summer. What the carrier has yet to clarify, however, is which phones exactly...

Sprint could be the first U.S. carrier with the Samsung Ativ S and HTC Tiara

Sprint could be the first U.S. carrier with the Samsung Ativ S and HTC Tiara

posted: 26 Mar 2013, 19:39

Back in January, Sprint announced that it would be offering two Windows Phone 8 handsets sometimes this summer and while no particular models have been named, the rumor mill has been working overtine to produce...

A hat trick of Canadian carriers are offering the Samsung ATIV S

A hat trick of Canadian carriers are offering the Samsung ATIV S

posted: 15 Dec 2012, 13:03

The Windows Phone 8 powered Samsung ATIV S is now available from three major Canadian carriers, Rogers, Bell and TELUS although quantities are limited; if you can imagine a Samsung Galaxy S III running Windows Phone 8 ,...

Samsung ATIV S to launch December 13th-14th in U.K. and Canada

Samsung ATIV S to launch December 13th-14th in U.K. and Canada

posted: 13 Dec 2012, 02:12

After quietly getting released in Austria, free on contract with T-Mobile in the country, the Samsung ATIV S appears ready to be shipped or delivered on Friday in the U.K. via a trio of retailers; in Canada, a number of carriers...

Samsung ATIV S pops up at long last, free with contract at T-Mobile Austria

Samsung ATIV S pops up at long last, free with contract at T-Mobile Austria

posted: 11 Dec 2012, 02:36

The ATIV S will be free with contract there, and that's the deal for the 16 GB version. Just a reminder, the phone carries the same 4.8" Super AMOLED HD display and 8 MP camera that you can find in the Galaxy...

Samsung shows off the Samsung ATIV S in two new videos

Samsung shows off the Samsung ATIV S in two new videos

posted: 07 Dec 2012, 21:09

Set to be released later this month, Samsung's entrant in the Windows Phone 8 sweepstakes, the Samsung ATIV S, is the subject of a couple of videos produced by the Korean based manufacturer; one video focuses on design and software...

Samsung ATIV S delayed until February? Not according to Samsung

Samsung ATIV S delayed until February? Not according to Samsung

posted: 06 Dec 2012, 11:31

Already delayed to the end of the year, there are some reports that the Windows Phone 8 powered Samsung ATIV S might not see the light of day until February at the earliest; this comes as a surprise since we saw dummy units...

Samsung ATIV S dummy units arriving in stores

Samsung ATIV S dummy units arriving in stores

posted: 04 Dec 2012, 03:52

Those who are still waiting patiently for the Samsung ATIV S to arrive might be able to get one very soon. An anonymous tipster reports that Bell retail stores in Canada have received ATIV S dummy units...

Samsung Ativ S delayed again, coming in the last week of 2012

Samsung Ativ S delayed again, coming in the last week of 2012

posted: 27 Nov 2012, 07:07

The Windows Phone 8 platform already has its two poster children - the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Nokia Lumia 920, but the third one has been delayed over and over…

Samsung Ativ S launch pushed to December in some markets

Samsung Ativ S launch pushed to December in some markets

posted: 09 Nov 2012, 06:04

The Samsung Ativ S is the third option in the Windows Phone 8 ecosystem, but now it has been delayed and won’t launch until December…

Report: OEMs expect weak Windows Phone 8 sales

Report: OEMs expect weak Windows Phone 8 sales

posted: 31 Oct 2012, 09:56

Could it be that after the fanfare of introducing Windows Phone 8, the manufacturers producing the devices running the mobile OS are not expecting sales to be good?; that is what industry sources are saying, according to Digitimes...

Commercial shows off Samsung's Windows powered ATIV devices

Commercial shows off Samsung's Windows powered ATIV devices

posted: 31 Oct 2012, 00:01

A commercial by Samsung shows the Korean based manufacturer's Windows Phone 8 flavored smartphone, and Windows 8 powered tablet and laptop; the Samsung ATIV smartphones replace the OEM's Focus line as Sammy's Windows Phone brand...

Windows Phone 8 hits Europe this weekend, US later in November

Windows Phone 8 hits Europe this weekend, US later in November

posted: 29 Oct 2012, 13:39

No good event can end without some release dates or at least release windows, and Microsoft hasn't disappointed on that front with its Windows Phone 8 event. The lucky region this time is Europe, which will see the first Windows...

Clove outs its own road map showing the U.K. arrival date for new models

Clove outs its own road map showing the U.K. arrival date for new models

posted: 29 Oct 2012, 11:05

U.K. retailer Clove has posted a schedule of when it expects to offer some of the latest handsets that some of you might be desperately waiting for; the list offers a combination of Android and Windows Phone 8...

Samsung ATIV S gets its 3 minutes of Windows Phone 8 fame at last in a hands-on video

Samsung ATIV S gets its 3 minutes of Windows Phone 8 fame at last in a hands-on video

posted: 09 Oct 2012, 02:40

Yesterday we saw the Lumia 920 handled and its interface demonstrated thoroughly for 12 minutes, and today is the Samsung ATIV S turn for 15 minutes of WP8 fame. Have a look at Samsung's Windows...

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