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Samsung to Update Wide Range of Galaxy Phones to KitKat

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Feb 18, 2014, 9:08 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Samsung today announced that it plans to update a significant number of its U.S. Galaxy-branded smartphones and tablets to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The list of phones includes the Galaxy Note II and 3; the Galaxy S4, S4 mini, S4 Active, and S4 zoom; the Galaxy S III and S III mini; and the Galaxy Mega and Galaxy Light. Samsung will also update the Galaxy Note 8, Tab 3, Note 10.1, and Note 10.1 2014 Edition tablets. Samsung said the timing of the updates will vary by carrier, but they will begin today and continue to be pushed out for several months.

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Doom Wolf

Feb 18, 2014, 10:18 AM

Yaaaay?

I can't say I've been waiting for this, since I've heard about some minor glitches and changes I don't really feel that exited for.

Can someone tell me what are the greater diferences between JellyBean & Kitkat?
Does that mean the Note 2? :3

There are small differences, the most noticeable is how Google now is available from the home screen instead of having to launch the app. However, everything seemed to run smoother. I tried it on the Nexus 5. Liked it...
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Biggest difference is lower OS requirement, so phones should run more smoothly.

Plus you can try out (Depending on OEM) ART which compiles the apps farther at install, bigger app size on storage, but apps should run even more smoother because it do...
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Kitkat removes the ability to place, change, or remove files from any "Secondary External Storage" device. That is what they call any installed microSD Card.

So you won't be able to organize any folders you've created on the microSD card. No addi...
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