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South Korea’s governmental ruling mandating the installation of an application (created by the government no-less) monitoring Smartphone usage of those 19 and under is not without (major) controversy… even Orwell could not have imagined this!
Two researchers have reportedly discovered a way to capture identification data for Samsung’s S5 fingerprint recognition software via hacking the handsets’ memory… just another day in the never-ending saga of ‘the-more-humanity-becomes-tech-dependent-the-greater-the-level-of-hacking-possibilities.’
In light of criticism regarding how their televisions listen (i.e., use voice recordings) Samsung’s ‘Smart’ TV just might be a little bit too ‘smart’ due to a third-party bug that’s causing a (silent) Pepsi ad to be played several times … Continue reading
Given the current maturation within the Smartphone / Tablet-space, is yet another OS (by Samsung) actually needed (let alone welcome?)
Given that innovation is arguably not the firm’s strongest suit (look no further than Apple’s lawsuit regarding copyright infringements) it will be interesting to see how their Tizen OS differentiates itself from the current industry titans’ offerings.
Samsung’s Z1 Smartphone powered by their homegrown OS is the firm’s earnest attempt to decouple itself from being dependent on Google’s Android OS. Outside of South Korea where a strong degree of nationalism denotes allegiance the the nation’s domestically-spawned ‘Chaebols’, … Continue reading