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Galaxy S5′s fingerprint sensor hacked [BGR]

Samsung has followed Apple in their footsteps and included a fingerprint sensor in their flagship Galaxy S5, however we weren’t very impressed. It was very picky in recognising fingerprints, and took much longer than having to simply dial in your PIN. Now, the news is set to get worse, with the BGR report below detailing how a loophole in the security has been found.

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The Future of Windows, Windows Phone and Truly Live Tiles

Love it or hate it, live tiles are here to stay. Yes, Microsoft’s bringing back the Start menu, but the fact is, for a unified system interface, live tiles are still going to be very much present. Still, some lament that the live tiles serve no functional purpose other than looking pretty, and providing a tad more information than your regular icons. So what can Microsoft do about live tiles to make them better?

A month back we reported that Windows Phone 8.5 would bring a live tile overhaul, and now it seems that this feature will be coming to Windows as well.
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The new touch/type covers might not work with your Surface RT/Pro

Own a first generation Surface RT/Pro and thinking of upgrading to a touch or type cover 2? Well technically speaking, you can do so as long as you have around $200 – Microsoft claims that the new covers are fully compatible with the Surface RT and Surface Pro.

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