UK Galaxy S III owners will have universal search restored ‘within the next few days’

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After being dispossessed of universal search by a “stability update” earlier this week, the BBC reports that UK Galaxy S III owners will be getting the functionality back “within the next few days,” citing a statement from Samsung. The phone in question — model number GT-I9300 — is the unlocked, international version of Samsung’s flagship device, and is sold not just in the UK, but throughout Europe and elsewhere.

The functionality in question allows users to search both the web and local files using the same interface — a feature Apple claims infringes one of its patents, and the impetus behind the (now stayed) ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus device in the US. The company has been removing the feature from its US Galaxy S III…

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