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Users Asked to be Careful With All Galaxy Note Devices After Galaxy Note 2 Bursts Into Flames on Flight in India

Users Asked to be Careful With All Galaxy Note Devices After Galaxy Note 2 Bursts Into Flames on Flight in India

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked users to exercise caution with all Galaxy Note smartphones after a Galaxy Note 2 burst into flames on a flight from Singapore to Chennai. It comes after Samsung recalled all Galaxy Note 7 handsets due to a risk of exploding.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will not be updated to Lollipop in the U.K.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will not be updated to Lollipop in the U.K.

Samsung UK today announced through Twitter that it will not be updating the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Galaxy Note 2 to be updated to Lollipop only in certain markets of the world

Galaxy Note 2 to be updated to Lollipop only in certain markets of the world

Up until now, we have heard conflicting reports about Samsung updating the Galaxy Note 2 to Android 5.0 Lollipop. 

Samsung to update the Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

Samsung to update the Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

According to a page on Samsung’s Finland website, the Korean giant plans on updating quite a few of its older devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop, including the Galaxy Note 2 and the Galaxy S4. 

Android KitKat update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Android KitKat update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Samsung has already updated devices like the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 to the latest and greatest version of Android, and now the company seems to have finally turned its attention to its 2012 flagships. According to SamMobile, the Android 4.4 KitKat update has begun rolling out to the international variant of the Galaxy Note 2 in France, via Samsung’s desktop PC suite Kies.

Samsung USA confirms Android 4.4 updates for Galaxy S3, Note 2, S3 mini and more

Samsung USA confirms Android 4.4 updates for Galaxy S3, Note 2, S3 mini and more

Samsung has so far been peculiarly quiet about how many Galaxy devices will get the impending Android 4.4 KitKat update and when, even with the OTA already rolling out to the Note 3. But the ominous silence is now behind us, as a list of 14, that’s right, 14 smartphones and tablets due for a chocolaty software bump has gone official.

Verizon’s Galaxy Note 2 update brings the latest version of Jelly Bean and Galaxy Gear compatibility

Verizon’s Galaxy Note 2 update brings the latest version of Jelly Bean and Galaxy Gear compatibility

A couple of days ago, the Verizon’s Galaxy S3 started receiving its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. Joining it today is its bigger brother, the Galaxy Note 2. The Sprint and T-Mobile variant of the Note 2 have already received their fair share of Jelly Bean love, with the Verizon variant joining them today. 

Final Android 4.3 Jelly Bean build for Galaxy Note 2 leaks

Final Android 4.3 Jelly Bean build for Galaxy Note 2 leaks

While Google may have released Android 4.4 KitKat, some OEMs are yet to update their device to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Samsung is one such company, busy working on the Jelly Bean update for the Note 2. 

Samsung announces Premium Suite update for Galaxy Note 2, S4 and S3 with Galaxy Gear compatibility

Samsung announces Premium Suite update for Galaxy Note 2, S4 and S3 with Galaxy Gear compatibility

Samsung has just sent out a press release that confirms what a leaked update schedule suggested –  an update for its “iconic Galaxy smartphones” with Galaxy Gear support in the coming weeks. 

Samsung Galaxy Gear return rate as high as 30%; Support coming soon to S4, S3 and Note 2

Samsung Galaxy Gear return rate as high as 30%; Support coming soon to S4, S3 and Note 2

It is no secret that Samsung’s recently released smart watch – the Galaxy Gear – was a half-hearted product from the company. Apart from the poor battery life and limited functionality, the device suffers from major compatibility issues.