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iOS Devices Can Be Hacked By Opening A JPEG

10/25/2016, There’s this misconception that seems to suggest that iOS devices are impervious to hacks. Granted there are more cases in which Android devices have shown to be vulnerable to various attacks, but by no means does this mean that iOS is an impenetrable...

Android Pay Won’t Work On Devices WIth Unlocked Bootloaders

10/21/2016, For Android users who love tinkering with their devices and customizing it on a deeper level, chances are you have unlocked your phone’s bootloader. This is pretty much the only way to go about it if you want deeper customization and to install...

New Report ‘Confirms’ Iris Scanner For The Galaxy S8

10/19/2016, It’s really anyone’s guess as to what kind of hardware Samsung could be packing into the Galaxy S8 in 2017. We have heard some rumors here and there, although if there is one rumor that is pretty consistent it would be that the phone will feature the...

Opera Max Will Now Block Ad Trackers On Your Phone

10/07/2016, Ad trackers are an unfortunate reality, but we guess that’s the price that we have to pay for using the internet. Now if you particularly hate ad trackers, you might be interested to learn that Opera has recently issued an update to its Opera Max app...

New York Wants To Implement Facial Recognition Technology

10/07/2016, We’re sure you’ve all seen the movies where individuals are picked out from a crowd thanks to the use of facial recognition technology, and this is how the bad guys are usually caught. Over in New York, governor Andrew Cuomo wants that to become a...

Fingerprint Sensors On US Xperia XZ & X Compact Can Be Re-Enabled

10/05/2016, As you might have heard, the US version of the Xperia XZ and the Xperia X Compact will apparently not have fingerprint sensors. We’re not sure why this is, but this isn’t the first time Sony has done this. However it seems that the fingerprint sensors...

Researchers Suggest Using The Human Body To Transfer Passwords

10/03/2016, Biometric security is clearly starting to find more use in consumer products. This is because unlike regular passwords, you can’t “guess” someone’s fingerprint pattern or iris, thus making it more secure. So could it be possible that in the...

Homeland Security Warns Certain Huawei Devices Vulnerable To DDoS

10/03/2016, If there is a reason to stay up to date with the latest software updates and patches, it would be for security. Granted not every patch is exciting as sometimes there are no new features, but security is important and generally speaking they should be...

Fujitsu’s Robopin Will Provide A More Humanized Interaction

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Interfacing with a computer can feel rather “cold”. Unless your focus is on 100% efficiency, you know that there’s nothing that can beat the human touch when it comes to customer service. This is particularly evident in industries like...