A new maintenance update is rolling out to select owners of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus and fixes a Bluetooth bug which would cause the device to automatically reboot.
We have a love-hate relationship with biometric ID. After all, it looks so cool when the hero in a sci-fi movie enters the restricted-access area after having his hand and iris scanned. But that’s about the best you can say about biometric security. Show More Summary
Samsung’s new 360-degree camera, the latest version of the Gear 360 shown off at the Galaxy S8 unveiling, goes on sale tomorrow, May 25 in the US. It’s priced at $229, but Samsung will kickoff a promotion first thing in the morning that could get you the camera for $49 if you buy a Galaxy […] Samsung’s New Gear 360 Arrives Tomorrow for $229 is a post from: Droid Life
We're going hands-on with ICONIC's 5,000mAh battery case for the Galaxy S8. Is it worth the low $32 asking price? Find out in the post.
Smartphone cases must outnumber smartphones 10 or 20 to 1. Finding the right combination of style, usability, protection, and price takes more than just a few moments thought. If you're exploring less expensive alternatives to what's available in most carrier stores, VRS Design has a wide variety of cases to protect your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+. Show More Summary
Secure Folder makes it easy to keep your stuff where only you can get to it. Secure Folder is a component of Samsung Knox that gives you a "compartment" to hold apps and files that is separate from the rest of the phone. You don't need...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Samsung not only lifted the curtain off the Galaxy S8, but also a brand new Gear 360. Samsung didn’t go into detail about when the new Gear 360 would launch or how much it would cost at the time. Instead, it detailed the camera’s features, like 4K video recording, capabilities live [...]
BIOMETRIC INSECURITY: Hackers Can Unlock Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Using Fake Irises. The CCC describes how this particular hack works. First, you need a camera with a night vision mode or with the infrared filter removed. A good digital camera with a 200mm lens was able to take successful images at up to five meters, or […]
Turns out the sophisticated tech can't tell the difference between your eye and a picture with a contact lens over the iris, a hacking club says.
You may have heard about this thing called a gigabit phone recently. The term was thrown around a lot during the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S8, since that's the first commercially available handset to support the technology. But gigabit...Show More Summary
With the Samsung Galaxy S8 now on the market, it makes perfect sense that we’d start hearing about the company’s flagship phone to replace it, even if it is about a year away. According to a report from South Korean publication The Bell, Samsung has chosen the codename “Star” for [...]
Thanks to the XDA Developers Forums, you can now change the on-screen navigation buttons on your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus just by installing an application.
The Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, and Huawei P10 are some of the best camera phones on the market. How do they compare to a $550 mirrorless camera?
Back when the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus were first released, there was some concern that people who chose to utilize the phones' iris scanners for security might be at risk. While the S8 line also includes a more conventional fingerprint scanner, Samsung gives users the option to unlock their phones using a quick iris scan as well. Show More Summary
The 2017 edition of the Samsung Gear 360 camera will go on sale on May 25 for $299, or for just $49 if you buy it with the Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus.
The OnePlus 5 has been making rounds in the rumor mill for quite some time now, and though the device’s release date remains a mystery for now, the specs and features of the device have begun leaking in a steady stream. Interestingly, a slate of new rumors and statements from OnePlus itself has brought some new light on the upcoming flagship killer. Show More Summary
After being announced during the Galaxy S8 unveiling, the new Samsung Gear 360 will be available to purchase tomorrow, May 25th, for $229.
Hackers have found a way to break Samsung's biometric authentication systems, and it's not particularly hard to do. Iris authentication isn't the solution it's been sold as. The post Hackers Can Unlock Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Using Fake Irises appeared first on ExtremeTech.
This isn’t the first time we've heard that the Galaxy S9 is already in development several months earlier than expected, but a new report from Korea shares some new details surrounding next year’s flagship Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. According...Show More Summary
Update, May 2017: Article changed to better reflect a listing of phones costing over $700, rather than under $900. Galaxy S8 moves to the top spot, dropping the Pixel XL one position. The LG V20 and Galaxy S7 edge are replaced on the...Show More Summary