June 24, 2014

Play Store revenues more than doubled, almost all of it from in-app purchases

New data from App Annie shows that revenue from apps downloaded via the Google Play store more than doubled between the first quarters of 2013 and 2014 – and that a staggering 98 percent of it comes from in-app purchases in apps that were free to download. Games continue to dominate the charts, accounting for […]

April 15, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 vulnerable to same fingerprint hack as iPhone 5s

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfhLZZWBn5Q] The same German security researchers who demonstrated a hack of the iPhone 5s Touch ID fingerprint sensor have released a video showing that the same hack also works with the Samsung Galaxy S5. The hack relies on photographing a latent print from something like a glass in a bar, then using lab techniques to […]

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