Saturday, February 22, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date, Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date, Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date is confirmed, they will host an Unpacked 5 Event on February 24, 2014 Monday in Barcelona, Spain. 

It was also revealed by cover-case maker Spigen that Samsung will be sold in two variants, Standard and Prime. It was listed on their Amazon account.

Galaxy S5 is rumored to come out with a 5.25-inch screen AMOLED display for the two variants but they will have different screen resolutions. The Prime will have 2560x1440p 560 ppi display while the standard will have full HD (1920x1080p) 440 plus ppi.

The smartphone is also expected have new features like water and dust proof technology, multi-hovering technology and head-tracking gesture control and fingerprint sensor.

The device will have 2.5Ghz Snapdragon805 or 2.0Ghz Octa-core Exynos6 (64-bit). It is also suggested that Galaxy S5 will run on new the Android v4.4 KitKat OS.

Here's the 2nd official teaser video of Samsung Galaxy S5:


Saturday, February 15, 2014

Google Play malware Infecting more Gadgets

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New Malware that targets Google's app store Google Play is believe to have infected more than 300,000 gadgets according to a blog post by Pandalabs.

On their blog post it said the malware will acquire the phone number of the device without the user knowledge, it will then go to a website and will register it to a premium SMS service. The premium service will ask for a confirmation so that it can be activated meaning it will send a text message to that number with a PIN code, which needed to be sent back to active the service and start charging you money. The app will snatch the PIN code and confirm the services for the user.

On their blog post they have cited one case of this kind of malicious apps.

The security company advised users to make sure to read the permissions needed to install every application, and if it asks to read SMS and connect to the Internet but such connection is not really needed, do not install it.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Xbox Music update for Windows 8.1 App: Fixes and Parental advisory

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Microsoft's Xbox services will be updating the Xbox Music app for Windows 8.1, it's just a minor updates. The updates will fix bugs and will add a parental advisory on albums that have explicit lyrics. Also the "now playing screen" will display the current song that is playing, and songs that was played prior and the next song on the list.

Monday, February 3, 2014

A Device that Turns your Palm to a Touch Screen Pad

Wearable Tech, wearable device, Fin, Thumb transmitter turns your palm into a virtual keypad

Here's an interesting tech news, an Indian IT-start up company has developed a wearable transmitter that is based on gesture that will turn your palm to a virtual touch pad interface. The device is shaped like a ring that they called Fin. It is placed on the thumb, it transmits information and communicate with other device through Bluetooth.

The wearable device can control up to three devices like smart TVs, smartphones, smart radios, and smart appliances through swipes and taps.

Rohildev Nattukallingal, the head of Koch-based RHL Vision Technologies the company behind Fin said,

"People in today's world are becoming more busy, but still they are wasting a lot of time interacting with their smart devices. Fin removes this interaction gap by allowing users to quickly interact with those devices."