Samsung’s Galaxy S8 iris scanner may help users unlock financial transactions

New reports out of Korea indicate there may be some growing interest from financial firms like banks or credit card companies to incorporate iris scan security into the methods used to secure financial transactions. Iris scanning may be familiar to more users now with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ which both make use of the technology as a way for users to unlock their devices. The latest interest shown in this technology could open the door to its use for security purposes when consumers make use of mobile payment platforms.

Software update rolling out to T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S8

Before its official release date, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 for T-Mobile is getting a software update. It’s actually a substantial one, too. T-Mobile is preparing the year’s most popular device for showtime on Friday despite a number of customers receiving their phones early. The software update rolling out tonight is merely to ensure everything is set for when the masses begin using the Galaxy S8 in the United States.

Why the Samsung Galaxy S8 is better than the Apple iPhone 7

It’s spring. It’s time for a new Galaxy. Samsung just released its 2017 flagship, the Galaxy S8, so now’s when every place you look compares this phone to the competition. Probably the most popular comparison being made is between the Galaxy S8 and Apple’s iPhone 7. People love to see how Samsung and Apple’s phones stack up against each other.

We’ll cut right to it: Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is better than the iPhone 7. Today we’re going to tell you why Apple can’t beat Samsung this time around.

Android Wear 2.0 coming soon to select Moto, Huawei, and other smartwatches

Google’s smartwatch OS, Android Wear, has come along way with its update to version 2.0, yet numerous delays led to stalled production of new wearable devices as well as increased competition from the likes of Samsung with its own Tizen OS. There are a number of smartwatches already running Android Wear 2.0, and thanks to a post on the Google Support forums we now know which wearables are next in line for the update and, more importantly, when they will get it!

Lenovo’s Flex 11 Chromebook is small, durable, and cheap

A new Chromebook was announced today by Lenovo, and it’s definitely meant for people shopping on a budget. The Flex 11 Chromebook, though extremely versatile, packs low-end specifications that probably aren’t enough for most. It’s small, durable, and cheap. This Chromebook is likely meant for schools as well as consumers who need a quick-and-easy machine for simple day-to-day tasks. If you’re looking for power, you’ll need to keep shopping.

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