T-Mobile Strips Universal Search from Samsung GS3
T-Mobile USA is pushing a minor maintenance update to its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S III. As with similar updates provided by other carriers, the update removes the universal search function from the T-Mobile version of the device. Apple holds a patent for universal search, and Samsung previously said it was removing the feature form its devices as a preventative measure. According to T-Mobile, the update also makes some minor performance improvements.
Hands-On with the Samsung Galaxy S III
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S III, its global flagship phone for 2012. We spent a bit of time with it.
Samsung Details Premium Suite for Galaxy S III
Dec 7, 2012
Samsung today provided information about a software update for the Galaxy S III. The Premium Suite is an add-on that includes a handful of new features such as a split-screen mode similar to the one on the Galaxy Note II.
Samsung Galaxy S III Hits Major US Carriers Starting this Month
Jun 4, 2012
Samsung today announced that the Galaxy S III will become available from five major U.S. carriers starting later this month.
Galaxy S III Hits Sprint and T-Mobile USA June 21
Jun 4, 2012
Sprint and T-Mobile USA today announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be available online and in stores starting June 21. Both carriers will sell the white and blue colors in 16GB and 32GB variants for $199 and $249, respectively.
Search removal not described on the T-Mobile website
It's bad enough that T-Mobile phones are infected with T-Mobile spamware, but now they are remotely vandalizing our phones.
Clearly they want to impress Apple, which loves that sort of thing.