Samsung investigates Note 3 accessory woes

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners who've seen third-party accessories stop working aren't imagining things -- there really is an issue.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Sarah Tew/CNET

Samsung is aware of a problem with its Note 3 smart phone, which sees third-party accessories not working on phones running Android 4.4 KitKat.

The arrival of the new version of Android saw some third-party accessories (cases, for example) stop working, SamMobile reports. A statement on the subject was provided in German to site AllaboutSamsung.de, but now CNET UK has been sent an English-language reaction from the South Korean tech giant, attributed to a Samsung spokesperson.

"Samsung is aware of the issue with third-party accessories", the Galaxy S4-maker says, "and is currently investigating it."

Read more of "Samsung 'investigating' Note 3 third-party accessory woes" at CNET UK.

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