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Galaxy Note II Gets Android 4.3 Jelly Bean in Canada
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Android 4.3 is now available for Canadian carriers such as Mobilicity and Videotron. You should get prompted on the screen with the OTA update, but the update can also be downloaded via Samsung Kies. You have below the firmware info and the download link for a manual installation.
- Model: SGH-T999V
- Country: Canada (Video Tron)
- Version: Android 4.3
- Changelist: 2159044
- Build date: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:41:46 +0000
- Product Code: VTR
- PDA: T999VVLUEMK5
- CSC: T999VYVLEMK5
- MODEM: T999VVLUEMK5
Read also: Official Android 4.3 for Galaxy Note 2
Sprint Galaxy S4 is getting a minor update: fixes sleep mode issue
A minor OTA update has been pushed on the Sprint Galaxy S4, fixing a common issue that users have reported related to sleep mode with the new Android 4.3. Other than that, the update does nothing. You can update through the Software updates setting in Settings>About device. The firmware version is MK2.
New device to be announced at MWC 2014: Galaxy Note 3 Lite (SM-N7505)
Sammobile confirms us that a low cost version of the 2013 phablet will be released next year at the MWC event. The new device will be called Galaxy Note 3 Lite, available in February/March in black and white. The device is expected to have lower specs than its greater brother, but still keep a competitive level. It will also cost less than the Note 3. There is no other official information on this, however we expect to hear more about it in the near future.
A new report confirms metal casing for future Samsung Galaxy S5
A new report in the Taiwanese media confirms the latest rumors regarding the possibility of using metal casing for the Galaxy S5. The idea has been speculated for a long while now and Samsung is somewhat in the corner with this issue. People are getting tired of plastic. However metal casings are more expensive and harder to work with, so this would be in Samsung’s disadvantage.
However according to the report, Taiwanese manufacturer Catcher will provide the first 10 to 30 million metal cases in the following month, with two other companies BYD and Ju Teng to provide the rest. Take this as it is, just speculation, for now.
Dead Trigger 2 for Android gets updated with 50 new gameplays, missions, environments and more
One of the coolest shooters right now on Google Play is enjoying its increasing popularity. Dead Trigger 2 is filled with zombies for you to kill and developers are working really well to support people’s demands. Version 0.2.5 was released and it packs a bunch of new features.
Here’s the official changelog:
- New Features
- Over 50 new gameplays
- More Helicopter & Sniper missions
- New African Environments
- Redesigned Warfare Rewards
- Zombie difficulty has been rebalanced
- Number of fast zombies decreased
- Several missions have been rebalanced
- Various tweaks across the whole game
- Pink textures on Galaxy Grand
- Next Update 0.3.0
- Chinese Environments
- New Story/Warfare Missions
- New Melee Weapons
- Special Christmas Update
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