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Geek


  Reply # 733006 15-Dec-2012 23:27 Send private message

So if you installed the correct packet you could hypotheticaly(spelling) use the snapper app on any version of android??

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Master Geek


  Reply # 733659 17-Dec-2012 15:20 Send private message

So now that there's a pretty big security hole on the S3, I wonder how long it'll take to get a fix through the official update channels? The aftermarket ROMs will be all patched up by tomorrow.

 http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=35469999#post35469999

"Recently discover a way to obtain root on S3 without ODIN flashing.
The security hole is in kernel, exactly with the device /dev/exynos-mem.
This device is R/W by all users and give access to all physical memory.
This security hole is dangerous and expose phone to malicious apps.
Exploitation with native C and JNI could be easily feasible."

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  Reply # 733663 17-Dec-2012 15:29 Send private message

I'm still waiting for an official unlocked version from samsung directly, for one sold through DSE. I would have thought that that would have been released before specific networks. But to me there is nothing much to gain. However if there are security holes in ICS, then that is a worry.

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 733668 17-Dec-2012 15:35 Send private message

mattwnz: I'm still waiting for an official unlocked version from samsung directly, for one sold through DSE. I would have thought that that would have been released before specific networks. But to me there is nothing much to gain. However if there are security holes in ICS, then that is a worry.


This being such a critical security flaw, I think Samsung should pass on the update to all the handset straight away. Coz if it gets the telcos involved then 1st of all there would be a long long wait and while the long wait is going on...its leaving all the handsets that are running the official version more vulnerable..

This is more important than JB official version coming along.. whenever that comes along "via the official channel"..

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Geek


  Reply # 733715 17-Dec-2012 16:35 Send private message

mattwnz: I'm still waiting for an official unlocked version from samsung directly, for one sold through DSE. I would have thought that that would have been released before specific networks. But to me there is nothing much to gain. However if there are security holes in ICS, then that is a worry.


Red, blue or white ? And when did you buy it

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  Reply # 733756 17-Dec-2012 17:35 Send private message

jayteebee:
mattwnz: I'm still waiting for an official unlocked version from samsung directly, for one sold through DSE. I would have thought that that would have been released before specific networks. But to me there is nothing much to gain. However if there are security holes in ICS, then that is a worry.


Red, blue or white ? And when did you buy it


White, 2-3 months ago approx

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Geek


  Reply # 733781 17-Dec-2012 18:06 Send private message

mattwnz:
jayteebee:
mattwnz: I'm still waiting for an official unlocked version from samsung directly, for one sold through DSE. I would have thought that that would have been released before specific networks. But to me there is nothing much to gain. However if there are security holes in ICS, then that is a worry.


Red, blue or white ? And when did you buy it


White, 2-3 months ago approx


2degrees sourced model, unfortunately your waiting for them to calibrate jellybean to a network that it already works on....
Personally im questioning if it a commitment issue or theyve hired someone strait from kindergarden

So all in all you will get it through 2degrees

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 733843 17-Dec-2012 19:48 Send private message

Jellybean is coming down OTA now. W00t! The update is finally here!

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Geek


  Reply # 733852 17-Dec-2012 19:53 Send private message

Elpie: Jellybean is coming down OTA now. W00t! The update is finally here!


What siii model voda or 2degrees?? And whats the csc/ build number etc

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 733856 17-Dec-2012 19:57 Send private message

I'm currently downloading it now too, 337.26MB.

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Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 733857 17-Dec-2012 19:58 Send private message

The update is coming in for Vodafone and 2Degrees handsets




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Master Geek


  Reply # 733860 17-Dec-2012 20:03 Send private message

Presumably this is JB and not just a compulsory fix for the security hole revealed earlier today?

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 733863 17-Dec-2012 20:04 Send private message

Given its size, 337MB, I'd say it's JB.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 733868 17-Dec-2012 20:09 Send private message

How do I get my hands on this update?

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 733873 17-Dec-2012 20:11 Send private message

My phone just popped up a message saying there was a "required update" available. Downloading now, 40% complete.

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