Omega Rom for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 released

Omega rom for Galaxy Note 3 is ready, tested and fully working

This first version is based on Samsung’s firmware XXUBMI7 Android 4.3 with build date 11/09/2013

Changelog for v1.0:
Based on firmware XXUBMI7 Android 4.3 (Date: 11/09/2013)
Kernel Stock
csc multi set to EUR
Busybox
init.d support without the need of a kernel that supports init.d
Wipe cache partition automatic before roms installation
Wipe Dalvik Cache automatic during installation
Wipe System automatic before roms installation
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Software update to enable 8-core performance on the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 unlikely to happen

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There has been a lot of reports lately saying that true octa-core performance can be enabled on current exynos 5 devices via a software update (see the full report here). But a new report says that by doing so would only be detrimental on the devices.

A chief technical expert from Samsung’s Mobile Solutions department and some if it’s engineers said that even though a software update patch to enable full octa-core performance is very possible, it will … Continue reading

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Samsung: Sim Region Lock issue doesn’t seem to end soon

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A few days ago, we informed you about Samsung Germany clarifying the “SIM Region Lock” thing (you can read this Article HERE).

But now we learn that the explanation comes from Samsung Germany which clarifies that the region lock is permanently disabled if your first device activation happens with a SIM card from the Region your device has been purchased, isn’t quite the true story.

According to this post on xda developers there are many user’s references that besides the first device activation was … Continue reading

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Samsung intentionally boosts the Galaxy Note 3’s performance to raise benchmark scores

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Samsung has been recently busted for tinkering with clock speeds to obtain higher benchmark scores for the Galaxy S4. And now that the Galaxy Note 3 is out, it’s no surprise that some people tries to find out ff the same gimmick has been done especially with the Note 3’s impressive benchmark results.

Well people over at Ars Technica has done just that. They conducted a quick benchmark comparison between the Galaxy Note 3 and LG G2 – both … Continue reading

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Samsung extends ADH warranty terms to “Premium” for Galaxy Note 3

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Samsung first introduced the ADH (Accidental Damage from Handling) warranty when Galaxy S4 was launched earlier in 2013. ADH warranty offers two (2) “no questions asked” repairs for Galaxy phones that comes with it, includes free repair from screen or liquid damage and covers the first two years of ownership.

It’s important to know that all ADH warranties have no extra cost for consumers and are offered with devices.

And now, Samsung has announced to extends the terms of ADH warranty in South … Continue reading

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Galaxy Note 3 comes with a MicroUSB 3.0 Port

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We have seen from several reports and reviews that the new Galaxy Note 3 will be sporting a USB 3.0 micro B port making the it the first smartphone to ever have that feature.

As we know the USB 3.0 adds a new transfer mode called “SuperSpeed” and it’s capable of transferring data at up to 5Gbit/s, which is more than 10 times as fast as the 480 Mbit/s top speed of USB 2.0 offers.

So there are a … Continue reading

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