Galaxy S3 to enter local smartphone ecosystem this month

Galaxy S3 to enter local smartphone ecosystem this month

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Galaxy S3 to enter local smartphone ecosystem this month

Samsung Electronics' highly anticipated Galaxy S3 flagship smartphone is set to arrive in Korea soon, several weeks after it was released in 28 markets overseas.SK Telecom and KT, the nation's leading mobile carriers, said yesterday that they will start taking off- and online preorders for the latest Galaxy S handset starting this morning. The 4.8-inch handset comes in two models depending on connectivity - 3G and 4G long-term evolution (LTE), which carriers claim offers five times faster data-processing. While the 3G-enabled Galaxy S3 will be released this month exclusively through SK Telecom, the LTE version will be available next month via both carriers. The exact release dates were not disclosed. A Galaxy S3 with 3G connection can be ordered online at Tworld shop (tworldshop.co.kr), but SK Telecom has limited preorder volume to 5,000 units, it said. There won¡¯t be any quantity restrictions on LTE-enabled Galaxy S3s. KT said it will accept applications at preorder.olleh.com as well as at its Olleh stores nationwide. Customers will receive the handsets on a first-come, first-served basis from both mobile service providers. Existing subscribers who submit their old handsets to their carrier to trade in for the new smartphone will get additional discounts. The news of the Galaxy S3's launch in Korea came out on the same day that Apple, Samsung's top competitor in the global smartphone market, kicks off its 2012 Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco.The annual conference, one of the most important tech events of the year, often serves as a platform for Apple to make key announcements. This year, it is expected to present the future of its operating systems, as well as new Mac computers, TVs and next-generation iPhone. By Seo Jieun

Girls' Generation's Tiffany Looks Fashionable In The California Desert For InStyle

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Girls' Generation's Tiffany Looks Fashionable In The California Desert For InStyle

Girls” Generation”s Tiffany returned to her native California for a special desert photoshoot in the April issue of InStyle. For the pictorial, the star lounged on the hood of an old car, posed in front of a gas station, had drinks in a 70s themed home filled with vintage décor, and sunbathed out in the porch. . ... Read more

Eye Candy: Female idols who look mighty fine in suits

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Eye Candy: Female idols who look mighty fine in suits

Who says men have to be the only ones rocking fine suits? Women can pull them off just as well, either choosing to have them fitted to show off their slim, womanly figures or to go for a more mannish look with loose box frames and wide pants. Either way, they look good and stand out in handsome suits. . ... Read more

Tiffany follows Baekhyun on Instagram, fans flip out

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Tiffany follows Baekhyun on Instagram, fans flip out

You know you”re popular when even something as simple as following someone”s Instagram causes a riot.

Back on March 25, fans were rejoicing when EXO”s Baekhyun finally posted on his Instagram after a long hiatus from the SNS platform. Looks like Girls” Generation”s Tiffany was just as excited since on March 31, she followed her fellow SM labelmate. . ... Read more

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Star Empire apologizes on Yewon"s behalf + Lee Tae Im"s agency responds

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Get That K-Pop Look: NS Yoon-G's Modern Take On An Old-School Look

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Get That K-Pop Look: NS Yoon-G's Modern Take On An Old-School Look

Welcome to this week”s Get That K-pop Look, where we showcase an original K-Pop outfit and give you tips on putting together your own similarly styled, affordable outfit.

An outfit NS Yoon-G wears in her new “Wifey” video is a just-tough-enough embellished jean and tank top combo that could be worn anywhere from a rock concert to a low-key Saturday night at a friend”s. “Wifey” has a modern sound amidst an old-school hip hop vibe, and that”s exactly the realness this outfit serves up. . ... Read more