A cybersecurity firm has disclosed that the flagship smartphones of Samsung from the Galaxy S3 to the latest Galaxy S6 are vulnerable to hackers. In a thorough research by NowSecure, it found out that the prediction software used by the flagship smartphones of the Korean tech giant can be tricked to accept a malicious file when the software updates.
Source: Prediction Software of Samsung Smartphones from the Galaxy S3 to the Galaxy S6 Opens Them Up to Hackers!
Yes, Google wants to be a wireless carrier. Not to take the whole world by storm (yet), but to push the limits of what wireless carriers do. The latest possible perk? Service outside the US at no additional cost.
Source: Google’s Wireless Service Could Come With Free International Roaming
SHANGHAI — As manufacturers turn almost every device into something smart and connected, Beijing-based AC000 has come up with a smart keyboard that actually makes sense. oneBoard has three versions available, one family, one office and one gaming. The game-centric model is the oneBoard Pro+, an 86-key finger tapper using Cherry MX Plum mechanical keys with either an ARM or an Intel Atom processor.
Source: oneBoard to rule them all? This smart keyboard PC runs Windows or Android – CNET
Google and its manufacturing partners have failed to protect users data on factory reset, according to research from Cambridge University. The academics were able to access all kinds of communications from devices, from the likes of Samsung and HTC, that were supposed to have been wiped.
Source: 500 Million Google Phones Fail To Wipe Data On Reset, Claim Cambridge Researchers
Now that all the latest and greatest smartphones have been announced and in my hands, it’s time to see which are the best available.
Source: The 10 best smartphones for the first half of 2015 | ZDNet
Watch the video of Google previews the new design and the new user interface features for Android L. The new mobile OS will give users a totally new look and feel with enhanced notifications and amazing new performance.
The Nokia X2 is not the first Android device Microsoft owns, being as Redmond took over Nokia’s mobile making division in April – a move which brought the original Nokia X device under its wing.
pp Annie has released a report detailing the rapid growth of Google’s Play Store and the revenues it’s producing. After surpassing a million apps last summer, Android’s app repository now has more than 1.5 million, with downloads reportedly growing by 50 percent between 2013 and 2014. Income from those apps is increasing at an even faster pace, more than doubling last year’s totals.