The Kit Kat (Android 4.4) update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Verizon that was only available via PC yesterday, is now rolling out over-the-air (OTA). A handful of readers have been able to pull the update within the last few minutes, so if you held off from updating yesterday through Kies or Verizon’s Software Upgrade Assistant, now is your chance.
We are still waiting for Verizon to post the full changelog. Once we have it, this post will be updated.
To pull the update, head into Settings>About phone>Software updates>Check for updates.
Update: We finally have the full changelog from Verizon. The update is quite large, so the list of changes pushes onto to three full pages. The official build number is VRUCNC4. (more…)
The time has come, owners of the Verizon Galaxy Note 3. According to readers of ours, the Kit Kat (Android 4.4) update for your device is now available through either Kies or the Verizon Software Upgrade Assistant. (more…)
Starting today and ending on May 12, Verizon’s is hosting a Mother’s Day sale that will save you $100 off of premium smartphones priced above $199. The deal includes phones like the Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) for $99 on-contract, or the Galaxy Note 3 for as little as $199 on-contract. Those are some of the better prices you will find anywhere, just keep in mind that you will have to lock-in with Big Red for another two years in order to take advantage.
Full retail pricing has not changed. (more…)
Here is your ultimate deal of the weekend. AT&T is currently selling a “certified like-new” Galaxy Note 3 for $249 without a contract. Yes, we’re talking Note 3, not Note 2. This is the same Note 3 that typically runs $299 on-contract or $699 full retail when brand new.
Pretty tough to pass on, especially if you are in the market for a almost-new phone.
I should point out that AT&T’s website does require you to add a wireless plan in order to purchase the phone. If you are already on AT&T, though, might be worth a look.
Cheers Thomas and Scott!
An update is rolling out for the Galaxy Note 3 from Samsung to customers on Sprint, bringing the ability to make calls over WiFi. While it may not be anything too worthy of writing your mother about, this is still more than Note 3 owners on Verizon can talk about. Still no Android 4.4.2 for those poor folks. (more…)
AT&T announced this morning that its variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is finally receiving an update to Kit Kat (Android 4.4).
The update introduces an “improved user interface” with a restyled notification area, option to choose a default messaging app, cloud printing, Immersive mode, color Emoji support, and stronger security. Outside of the goodies from the Android portion of Kit Kat, Samsung has also made camera access easier from the lock screen, improved GPS performance, added new sound controls, and more. (more…)
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on T-Mobile, your Android 4.4.2 (Kit Kat) update is ready today. You can pull it over-the-air or via Kies, but understand that the file is roughly 500MB in size. It’s a big one.
The build once finished is N900TUVUCNB4 and Android 4.4.2, so you will be running the newest version of Android available.
Unfortunately, T-Mobile hasn’t listed a changelog other than “user improvements.” Once we have the list from Samsung (which could be here today), we’ll be sure to update this post. Until then, get to updating! (more…)
If you watched the Oscars last night and are at all interested in technology, then you know who the real winner was. Samsung. Not only did Samsung pay for four well-placed commercials during breaks, but their phones were everywhere throughout the show. Host Ellen Degeneres pulled out Samsung devices a handful of times on and off stage, but the most memorable involved the Galaxy Note 3 and a “selfie” that is now the most retweeted Tweet of all time. (more…)