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Seems like the Galaxy SIII will recieve the Jelly Bean update for simlock-free phones between August and September! biggrin.gif

Or any debranded rooted phone.. biggrin.gif
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Or any debranded rooted phone.. biggrin.gif

Mine's simlock-free (Didn't expect it from my company but they don't lock their phones biggrin.gif) but I'm still rooted. wheee.gif
    
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Stuck with stock for about a week and a half after I got it. Now I use Nova Launcher instead of TouchWiz, Widget Locker instead of the default lock screen, DoubleTwist instead of the default music player (love the lock screen functionality on it as well as everything else), SwiftKey instead of the default Samsung kb, etc. Rooted it about a week ago, simple as anything. Now just waiting on a good rom, most likely CM10 when it's ready.

Anyway, screenshots time! First 3 are my main pages, last one is lock screen.

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Edited by Marafice Eye - 7/24/12 at 7:30am
 
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post #284 of 2113
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post

Mine's simlock-free (Didn't expect it from my company but they don't lock their phones biggrin.gif) but I'm still rooted. wheee.gif

Sim unlocking was easy enough biggrin.gif There's a tool that backs up the efs/nv_data.bin, recompiles with an unlock code, flashes it back. Took a few mins biggrin.gif
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Stuck with stock for about a week and a half after I got it. Now I use Nova Launcher instead of TouchWiz, Widget Locker instead of the default lock screen, DoubleTwist instead of the default music player (love the lock screen functionality on it as well as everything else), SwiftKey instead of the default Samsung kb, etc. Rooted it about a week ago, simple as anything. Now just waiting on a good rom, most likely CM10 when it's ready.
Anyway, screenshots time! First 3 are my main pages, last one is lock screen.

Nice biggrin.gif

I like TouchWiz thus far, but +1 on SwiftKey. Been using that now since November 2010. Although the stock Samsung one isn't half bad!

The Chrome for Android browser is pretty awesome, btw. I've never been able to use FF until now since it sucked on my HTC Desire and now I've got Chrome I'm struggling to get chance.
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Can anyone point to me a solid, clear and up-to-date method to rooting my Verizon GS3? ^-^

There isn't a unified Galaxy forum like the droidforums page has for the Droid that I've seen. So I'd love to know where I can find the latest information on this phone's rooting, romming and other hacks as they pop up. Thx in advance. <3
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Can anyone point to me a solid, clear and up-to-date method to rooting my Verizon GS3? ^-^
There isn't a unified Galaxy forum like the droidforums page has for the Droid that I've seen. So I'd love to know where I can find the latest information on this phone's rooting, romming and other hacks as they pop up. Thx in advance. <3

Check out xda-developers.com - it has everything you could ever want to know. They have a separate forum for each carrier version of the GS3 and there are plenty of tutorials for rooting and such.
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Can anyone point to me a solid, clear and up-to-date method to rooting my Verizon GS3? ^-^
There isn't a unified Galaxy forum like the droidforums page has for the Droid that I've seen. So I'd love to know where I can find the latest information on this phone's rooting, romming and other hacks as they pop up. Thx in advance. <3

Try here

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I don't understand. I just installed Samsung Apps on my phone and my wife's and we've both downloaded Smart Office 2 for free from it. However, it's not listed on Play Store in "My Apps" so how do we get updates?
Are updates done through Samsung Apps like they would through Play Store?
Would a Titanium Backup backup and restore allow it to be listed on Play Store?
Just wondering how Samsung Apps links in with Play Store, that's all! biggrin.gif

Also, I'm happy about Samsung's fast progress with Jelly Bean!!!
This means Omega ROM will soon see a massive update with Jelly Bean extremely soon after Samsung unleash their stock firmware. I will wait for Omega ROM rather than flashing Samsung's stock.
    
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Just found these yesterday... They actually look really nice. Thinking about one of the darker wood ones or the Brushed Gun Metal.
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post #290 of 2113
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Nice biggrin.gif

I like TouchWiz thus far, but +1 on SwiftKey. Been using that now since November 2010. Although the stock Samsung one isn't half bad!

The Chrome for Android browser is pretty awesome, btw. I've never been able to use FF until now since it sucked on my HTC Desire and now I've got Chrome I'm struggling to get chance.

I find that the Samsung Keyboard tries to autocorrect too frequently. I'm really tempted to get SwiftKey for a change of pace, I'm just hoping (since I know nothing about it) that it has swiping functionality like the stock keyboard.
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