How Not To Manage Email Subscriptions - Apple

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As with most tasks in life, there are two paths you can go by - the easy way, or the right way. Sadly, many of us choose the easy way which, in the long run, means more work for us all. Take, for example, the seemingly dull task of email unsubscription. A developer wants to… Continue reading →

Samsung Lock Screen Security Flaw

by @edent | # # # # | 31 comments | Read ~33,253 times.

Here's a rather nifty security flaw I discovered on Samsung's Android 4.1.2. It allows you - in limited circumstances - to run apps and dial numbers even when the device is locked. Video: This attack works against Pattern Lock, PIN, Password, and Face Unlock. There is no way to secure your phone against your home… Continue reading →

Samsung Copy & Paste Bug (AKA Never Trust Samsung)

by @edent | # # # # | 35 comments | Read ~27,760 times.

Samsung phones crash if you use copy & paste more than 20 times. http://t.co/2OnBwo86Shockingly bad engineering. — Terence Eden (@edent) February 20, 2013 Sounds crazy, doesn't it? If you copy and paste text more than 20 times, your phone will restart! Some people have reported more severe crashes than that - but for me it… Continue reading →