Posts Tagged 'galaxy'

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Already Hacked!

It might have taken some extra time, but Samsung quickly adopted biometric security on their new S5 flagship Android phone. However, it didn’t take hackers long to figure out a way to defeat it.

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/04/15/samsung-galaxy-s5-fingerprint-scanner-hacked/#ixzz2z3mNC9XS

The Butler Dock Empties Your Pockets

Everyone needs a place to stow the stuff that fills their pockets. As for myself, I tend to leave my keys in my pockets at all times, because I’ve forgotten them before, my smartphone is near me most of the day, and I usually keep my wallet on a cupboard in my bedroom. However, the Butler looks like a good centralized location for all of your stuff so you don’t lose track of it.

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Read more @ Technabob

The 6.3″ Samsung Galaxy Mega: When 5.5″ Isn’t Big Enough

If you thought that the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note II wasn’t big enough for your needs, then you’ll be happy to learn that the Samsung Galaxy Mega takes it up a few notches with its 6.3-inch screen, begging the question – when does a phablet simply become a tablet? I guess when it doesn’t make phone calls.

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Read more @ Technabob

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Tablet: 8-Inches of Android Paradise

There are plenty of 7-inch tablets in the Android market, and just after Sony announced their Xperia Tablet Z, Samsung is throwing its hat into the ring with another tablet that’s just a little bit bigger than the others.

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Read more @ Technabob

Samsung Galaxy Grand Dual SIM Smartphone Should Hit Europe Soon

Changing SIM cards can be quite an annoyance, especially if you travel to the same places often, and don’t want to deal with international roaming fees. That’s one of the reasons why dual SIM smartphones are pretty useful. The Samsung Galaxy Grand (model i9082) is one of the latest phones to offer dual SIM slots.

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Read more @ Technabob

Samsung ESP-30B Music Dock: Docking All Your Galaxies

Even though wireless speakers have come a long way, there’s still a need for audio docks. I’m guessing that this spherical dock from Samsung will most likely be announced at CES 2013. It’s already been spotted for sale on Amazon Germany.

Samsung ESP 30B audio dock

Read more @ Technabob

Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Now Bigger Than Ever

I’ve seen a couple of people with the Samsung Galaxy Note, and they all commented on how big the device felt in their hands. Well Samsung decided that it still wasn’t large enough and has announced an even bigger Galaxy Note.

samsung galaxy note 2 smartphone tablet

Read more @ Technabob

Dark Matter Filament in Galaxy Supercluster Directly Measured

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A filament of dark matter, which works like the Universe’s backbone, and dictates where galaxies can form, was observed for the first time by astronomers using a technique that could help astrophysicists understand the structure of the Universe.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Infant Galaxy Showcases Star Systems in the Early Universe

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A rare cosmic zoom lens, which uses the gravity of a large mass to magnify light from distant objects, has allowed a team of US and European astronomers to spot a galaxy so remote that its light was emitted 490 million years after the Big Bang, which is 3.6% of the Universe’s current age.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Emerald-Cut Dwarf Galaxy Located 70 Million Light-Years Away

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LEDA 074886: a dwarf galaxy with a curious rectangular shape

This rare rectangular-shaped galaxy was located 70 million light-years away, 21 Mpc, in the Eridanus Group, in the constellation Eridanus. LEDA 074886 has been dubbed the emerald-cut galaxy, and was recently discovered by an international team of astronomers at the Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. The findings will be published in Astrophysics Journal but a preprint is available on arXiv  [PDF].

Read more @ SciTechDaily


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