The latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ update on T-Mobile seems to be blocking Bixby remapping applications, essentially disabling any possibility to make the Bixby button do mostly whatever you want it to do. For some this won’t be an issue but for other users it could certainly pose a problem, or at the very least an annoyance if they’ve been used to using these types of apps to more or less unlock the Bixby button’s potential.
This is reportedly only an issue with T-Mobile models of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, at least for now, as there doesn’t seem to be complaints from users or developers of these types of apps in regards to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ … AndroidHeadlines.com |
Privacy is a big issue these days, with our privacy quickly dwindling for many reasons (including the information we willing put out on the internet every day). If you want increased privacy during your web browsing, the latest app from Firefox can help.
Firefox Focus isn’t meant to replace your regular browser. In fact, it’s missing basic features like tabs and extensions. This is a simple and focused portal to a single web page that blocks ads and ad trackers. When you’re done with your session, you hit the ever-present trash icon to delete all history. There is also security against taking screenshots, just in case.
WWDC 2017: Apple’s unveils iOS 11, iMac Pro and Safari browser that blocks website tracking users
The 9.7-inch iPad 2017 was unveiled earlier this year, leading to speculation that a refresh of the iPad Pro line, which was first released back in November 2015, could be on the cards. The iMac Pro is a 5K desktop computer that comes in space grey. Read more on Daily Telegraph
The modularity movement has hit the music industry too, as can be seen with the Roli Blocks. Designed by Roli, the same people who made the Seaboard Rise that won the Good Design Award last year, the Blocks are a series of MIDI controllers that work on similar principles as the Seaboard, giving musicians a level of fluidity that you don’t see in key-based instruments. The touch sensitive backlit LED surface intelligently tracks taps, slides (on both X and Y axes) and even senses pressure, allowing for a … Yanko Design
EK Water Blocks Releases AM4 Monoblock for ASUS Crosshair VI Hero
EK Water Blocks, the Slovenia-based premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer is proving its market leadership once again by releasing the first ever AM4 socket based monoblock tailor made for the ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero motherboard. The EK-FB … Read more on www.techpowerup.com
Samsung blocks ability to remap Galaxy S8’s Bixby button
Samsung has blocked the ability to remap the Bixby hardware button on the Galaxy S8, a representative confirmed on Twitter. Eight reasons the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are good for business Samsung is the most popular Android smartphone maker and has … Read more on ZDNet
New Android OS blocks some ransomware
Along with new features, Google’s latest iteration of its mobile operating system for Android devices, Android O, blocks ransomware, at least malware using system-type windows, according to a post on Symantec’s Security Response blog. Most ransomware draws … Read more on SC Magazine