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Samsung To Offer 5 Years Of Security Updates For Some Phones

Samsung, one of the largest phone manufacturers will start offering 5 years of security updates for some of its Android phones. The supported models are the Galaxy Enterprise phones. This could (and should) be the norm for Android phones, but sadly it isn’t. The industry (like many others) has been driving customers to buy new…

Samsung’s New Stretchy Screen Can Display Your Heartbeat

The South Korean electronic manufacturer Samsung made a stretchable OLED display that can monitor and display your heartbeat. The display can be stretched by 30% and Samsung says it can monitor your heartbeat more accurately than existing wearable devices — and for longer time periods. Manufacturing electronic circuitry that can stretch significantly without damage is…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Can Be Unlocked With Invalid Fingerprints

The new Samsung Galaxy S10 phone has a faulty fingerprint sensor that approves unregistered fingerprints (meaning a thief can unlock your phone, even if they don’t have your prints). A software update will be released to fix the problem soon. The problem is exacerbated or caused by screen protectors, and users have reported that 3D…

Scan Your Smart TV For Viruses

Considering that modern smart TVs (specifically the variant that allows you to install apps) run operating systems and can execute code downloaded online, there is a considerable risk of malware (virus) infestations. Malware on such devices is often obtained from one of the following three sources: App store. Side-loaded apps. Web browsing (more specifically, visiting…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Leak Reveals Crypto Wallet, Hole-punch Screen

Images of the new Samsung Galaxy S10 have allegedly been leaked, and they reveal a hole-punch display and a cryptocurrency wallet. New #GalaxyS10 live images leak with ‘Samsung Blockchain KeyStore’ (images via @GregiPfister89) pic.twitter.com/g0FipTooe6 — Ben Geskin (@VenyaGeskin1) January 23, 2019 In this case ‘hole-punch’ display refers to a camera that is installed in the…

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Samsung Phone Processor Sports On-Chip AI

Artificial intelligence implementations often run on a powerful server and then client devices such as Alexa, Google Home, and mobile apps that utilize them send commands and requests to that server. This is done on the premise that client devices such as phones and home assistants have limited processing power, and should therefore just have…