Our friend @evleaks just posted a little teaser for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5. Really, it’s not much in terms of hard evidence, just a Android app from the upcoming device titled “FingerprintService.apk.” If true, this implies that recent rumors of Samsung ditching their “eye-scanning” security software in favor of a more traditional fingerprint scanning were true. Not much to go on, but something to consider. What do y’all think?
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While smart TV makers are keen on wowing you with the promise of “Netflix and Chill” at the click of a button, we’re going to buck the trend and take the stance that you shouldn’t buy an Android TV with Chromecast built-in.
A scary new WiFi vulnerability is being reported this morning, and it affects pretty much every WiFi device out there.
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Today, Samsung and Google announced a partnership to bring ARCore to Galaxy smartphones. This is a huge step in ARCore being a viable competitor to Apple’s ARKit.
more_vertGoogle Search custom widget
The latest beta of the Google app (7.14.15) get some cool customization tools for the Search widget.
If you’re looking for a good deal on a microSD card or a dual drive for your USB-C device, SanDisk products are part of Amazon’s Deal of the Day.
Andy Rubin’s Essential has been sued by a startup that specializes in wireless data transmission for allegedly cutting them out of the supply chain for Essential phones.