Samsung Galaxy S3


If you are a frequent visitor of The Gadgeteer, you'll already know that I'm slightly obsessed with Qi wireless charging gadgets. I started using Qi a year ago with my Samsung Galaxy S3. I ended up testing a couple different docks and Qi patches until I ended up buying the Samsung OEM charging cover. Since [...]

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For a little more than $20 ($20.45 to be exact) you can use the Backlight Alcohol Tester - Alcohol Analyzer from to check your alcohol level. There are versions compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S4 / S3, Note and more. The device features an LCD digital display that lights up in 3 different colors [...]

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I am forever spoiled ever since I installed the Spigen tempered glass screen protector on my iPhone 5, I have determined that I will NEVER go back to plastic screen protection for my smart-devices. Sadly, Spigen's selection is rather limited at the moment, and I needed to look elsewhere for high-end screen protectors for my [...]

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Until now, it has seemed like the iPhone was the only smartphone with metal cases and rails available from different makers. That's changed with the Metallo Designer cases from V-Moda, who has been known for their headphones and amps. The Metallo cases have been designed to be used as a standalone case or to work with [...]

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While most stock Android ROMs include features that can only be considered bloatware, once and a while a manufacturer comes up with an innovative and useful feature that they include into their OEM products. Samsung released their Multi Window on the Note 2, and the Multi Window utility is included with the release of their [...]

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Seidio's OBEX case for the Samsung Galaxy S3 will keep your Android smartphone protected from dust, water and drops. The OBEX is made of durable materials that will not interfere with radio signals, Bluetooth or NFC (Near Field Communication). Its drop protection exceeds military standards and the built in screen protector protects the display without hindering [...]

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With Halloween just around the corner, here are a few spooky cases from myBat for your iPhone 4/4S and Samsung Galaxy S3 to consider. These cases have a two layer design that includes a soft rubberized base skin and then a hard plastic snap-on cover that provides the spooky details. Choose from the Spiderbite or the Skullcap [...]

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I've been busy finding useful accessories for my Samsung Galaxy S3. The first item I went searching for, was a protective cover. After trying three different ones, my favorite is the elago Breathe cover which helps protect the camera lens and adds grip without also adding a lot of bulk. The next item I looked [...]

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I normally don't use a case on my phone. But my latest phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) feels too plasticy (technical term, look it up) and slippery. I've been trying to find the thinnest back cover that adds grip without a lot of bulk. BoxWave offered to send me their GeckoGrip case, I accepted and have [...]

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SquareTrade is a company that offers extended warranties for high end electronic devices like cameras, tablets, smart phones, etc. This video from them shows the damage that happens when a shiny new Samsung Galaxy S3 and an iPhone 4s are subjected to 3 of the most common accidents: dropped to pavement from ear level, in the [...]

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Congrats on buying that brand new Samsung Galaxy S III. Now you probably want a case to protect it. I have 2 cases from Seidio for your consideration. They are the ACTIVE and SURFACE cases, which are available in multiple colors, with or without belt holsters and one even comes with a kickstand. Note: Click [...]

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We've told you about countless gadgets offered by Brando, and now we want to tell you about a cool contest at Brando.  Customers who make a purchase at Brando will receive an entry into a random drawing to win a new Samsung Galaxy S3 Android smartphone.  The contest started May 15, but it doesn't end [...]

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