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Verizon Galaxy Note II gets Exynos security hole fix today

Verizon Galaxy Note II gets Exynos security hole fix today

This week the folks at Verizon are pushing forth a software update to their own unique hardware for the Samsung Galaxy Note II. This update is goes by the name LL4, if you're following along with that code-name, and doesn't include a whole heck of a lot of information outside the basics for what else it's all about. Make sure you check your device today - up in the notifications panel, that is - to see that you're upgraded accordingly.

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Samsung Galaxy S IV appears in benchmarks with Exynos 5 OCTA

Samsung Galaxy S IV appears in benchmarks with Exynos 5 OCTA

It's time for Exynos 5 - or at least that's what the benchmark results we're seeing today are saying - ready and willing to roll out on the Samsung Galaxy S IV this Spring. While it may be too much to hope for to see the Samsung Galaxy S IV at Mobile World Congress 2013 next month, we certainly can expect this device (Exynos 5 or no) to be appearing before the end of the Summer. Benchmark results here show the device to be working at 1.8Ghz clock speed per core with Android 4.2.1 right out the box.

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Samsung Galaxy Note III said to use Exynos 5 Octa CPU

Samsung Galaxy Note III said to use Exynos 5 Octa CPU

While we've been hearing a lot about Samsung's rumored Galaxy S IV lately, we've also been hearing quite a bit about the supposedly upcoming Galaxy Note III. The follow up to 2012's successful Galaxy Note II should be coming sometime later this year, and The Korea Times has apparently spoken to an anonymous Samsung official who claims the phablet will come equipped with a 6.3-inch screen. That's absolutely massive for a smartphone, in case you were wondering.

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Samsung 8-core Exynos 5 Octa chip revealed with two sets of four cores

Samsung 8-core Exynos 5 Octa chip revealed with two sets of four cores

CES 2013 has already brought some very exciting news about mobile processors, with NVIDIA revealing its Tegra 4 processor during its press conference earlier in the week. Not one to be outdone, Samsung today officially pulled the veil off its 8-core Exynos 5 Octa chip. Comprised of two sets of four cores, the Exynos 5 Octa is obviously geared toward keeping things moving fast and fluid, even when multiple applications are running on your mobile device.

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Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

With the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900, the company enters in the race for a real live hero phone for the whole world, here reminding us instantly of the other massive smartphone in this warring market - the Samsung Galaxy Note II. What we've got here is a real live fight for a dominant beast, a massive machine made to rule them all, starting with displays - and Lenovo takes the cake with resolution right out of the box. Samsung, on the other hand, has the physically larger display (though it is a bit less dense in its pixel distribution.)

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Samsung Galaxy S IV render leaks with no on-screen buttons

Samsung Galaxy S IV render leaks with no on-screen buttons

The next-generation Samsung Galaxy S IV has been tipped with a photo of a rendering that, while it may look professionally done, is simple enough in its aesthetic quality that it could have been mocked up rather easily. That said, this SamMobile release's attached details present an interesting prospect for the future, starting with no on-screen buttons, much like the last two Google Nexus devices and the Motorola lineup of late. After that it's all big-time upgrades.

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Samsung fixes Exynos security hole in latest Galaxy S III software update

Samsung fixes Exynos security hole in latest Galaxy S III software update

IF you're a Galaxy S III user, then we hope you heard about the Exynos 4 security hole that was discovered a few weeks back. While this flaw allows users to root their device with a single click, it also could potentially let malicious apps take full control of those devices, as it grants access to all of the phone's physical memory. So, there was a plus side, but the negatives to this security issue far outweighed that little perk.

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Samsung smartphone security exploit gets official fix “quickly”

Samsung smartphone security exploit gets official fix “quickly”

A software venerability in the Samsung Exynos processor family that resides in your Galaxy Note II and international Galaxy S III has had an official response from the manufacturer today assuring a quick fix. This software update fix will be coming down relatively soon (we hope) as the possible security exploit would allow a malicious program to access the innards of your smartphone via its RAM and either destroy the device's contents or harvest them for its very own.

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Discovered Samsung Exynos exploit opens door to major malware problems

Discovered Samsung Exynos exploit opens door to major malware problems

It isn't that often we get to write about an exploit that is both awesome and horrible at the same time, but today we're doing just that. A user over at the XDA Developers Forum has gone searching through Samsung Exynos kernels and has found one whopper of an exploit. This exploits affects a number of Samsung-made devices, along with potentially any device using an Exynos 4412 or 4210 processor and Samsung kernels, so a lot of Android users should be on the look out this evening.

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Samsung Galaxy Camera hands-on and unboxing

Samsung Galaxy Camera hands-on and unboxing

It's time to take a peek at the Samsung Galaxy Camera once again, this time in its final form straight out of the crate, the shipping materials, the box inside a box, and the wrapping. This device is essentially a two-in-one device, with all the looks and functions of a digital camera but with the ability to connect via a SIM card and use all manner of Android apps with the giant 4.8-inch HD touchscreen display on the back. Here in its final form we're ready for some sweet high definition action as well as full Android app control.

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