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How to Unlock Your Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung’s next flagship is rumored to appear sooner than in previous years. The Galaxy Note 5 has generated a lot of buzz, due to the fact that the smartphone manufacturing mogul usually waits until September to announce the new model in the Note series at the IFA press conference in Berlin, but now it has been moved up at an August event in New York, according to TechRadar.

Could be a tactic to boost sales, after the numbers for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge haven’t reached the record made by the Galaxy S4 in 2014? At the moment, out of 10 million units that Samsung has shipped to stores in April, only 6 million units have been sold.

Still, Samsung is standing firmly in the smartphone market, we have the numbers to prove it. This is a record from Statista showing Samsung’s sales and market share from 2014.

Unlocking Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Unlocking Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Removing The Annoying Windows 10 Upgrade Notification Popup On Every Boot

Microsoft desperately wants to defragment the Windows Eco-system and is pushing hard to get users upgraded to Windows 10. To get the "free upgrade" message across Microsoft pushed an popup notification down Windows users desktop's, since past few days this got really annoying for me with this blank popup which auto-opens and needs to be closed manually on every boot as shown below. Here is how to remove/hide the notification if you are not yet decided to take the plunge into Windows 10 like me.

Windows 10 Upgrade Popup

Batteriser : Revolutionary Technology Brings Back Dead Batteries To Life

It would sound impossible if someone claims to have a technology which can instantly tap more energy from dead/discarded batteries and extending their life by up to 8x. A new crowd-funded project claims to do exactly that and has already gone funded 777% on Indiegogo, Batteriser is a micro-thin, stainless steel sleeve that extends your battery's life by up to 8x. The already patented technology extends the life of batteries and taps into the 80% that was previously unused. Batterisers are reusable on new and most “used” batteries and will be available in AA, AAA, C, & D. Sounds too good to be true, just have a look at various scientific tests done in videos shared below to believe it for yourself.

Batteriser 2015

Batteriser is an intelligent voltage management and delivery mechanism device made of thin stainless steel that slips over your battery and fits neatly back into your device's battery compartment.

Significant number of batteries thrown away still has a lot of energy left in them. Using proprietary circuitry to maintain an optimal output voltage, Batteriser allows the end device to access the untapped energy in the battery and makes it last longer.

Microsoft Can Disable Pirated Games And Unauthorized Hardware In Windows 10

Windows 10 is finally out now and has already started to raise quite a lot of privacy concerns, the latest one is the updated "Services Terms Agreement" which states that Microsoft can prevent the user from playing counterfeit games and even disable unauthorized hardware. The agreement is applicable to all Microsoft services like Office 365,, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive, Bing and MSN. Also software using a Microsoft account is covered by the terms meaning the terms also affect most Windows 10 users.

While Microsoft could have done this with existing setup on older Windows OS's by delivering the kill-switch via "Windows Update" and which they have already done in the past with KB971033 to disable 70+ Windows Activation Hacks, but they have now made it explicitly clear and include other software's and games which could have some serious consequences. In the terms the company states it might, “download software updates or configuration changes, including those that prevent you from accessing the Services, playing counterfeit games, or using unauthorized hardware peripheral devices.” It should also be noted that no longer Windows 10 updates are optional.

[Video] Apple iPhone 6s With Force Touch Will Work Something Like This...

"Force Touch" is one of the most anticipated feature of upcoming Apple iPhone 6s, here is an concept video on how the Force Touch technology can do wonders to capabilities of Apple iOS.

[Video] Apple Fans Loved Android 5.0 On Apple iPhone 6 Labelled As iOS 9

World's First Smartphone Wireless Charging Monitor

The Very Real Dangers of Virtualization

Virtualization servers have been around for well over a decade — nearly two, if you virtual-lovers out there can believe it — but to countless users in the industry, the technology still seems alien and new. However, with the growing reliance on the cloud and utilization of servers by businesses and personal uses alike, virtualization is becoming an unavoidable issue in IT departments around the world. As with any new tech, the most pressing conversation regarding virtual environments is undoubtedly one of security.

Most IT professionals agree that virtual servers aren’t necessarily less secure than traditional servers; in fact, many of them are more secure, considering their isolation and dependence on a single host. But, misunderstandings and laziness can easily put any server — virtual or physical — at risk of a dangerous breach. New adopters may have several misconceptions about what it takes to maintain a virtual server to prevent disasters. Here are the real security threats any virtual server may face and what to do to about them before they become a problem.

[Video] Windows 10 Runs Surprisingly Good On A 7 Year Old Laptop

In an effort to unite the Windows Eco-system across a variety of hardware Microsoft has made many changes to make "Windows 10" work on the majority of devices out there, even ones with age-old hardware specification. To see exactly how well the new operating-system goes on with old hardware, Softpedia performed a quick test of installing and using Windows 10 on a 7-year-old Acer Aspire One powered by Intel Atom N450 processor clocked at 1.66 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, and a 320 GB hard disk. The results were quite surprising, the total installation took just 15 minutes from a USB drive and Windows 10 installed all the device drivers automatically. After installation Windows 10 performed flawlessly without any lags as shown in the video below.

[Video] Ford's New Smart Headlights Track Objects At Night

Yesterday, we shared the story on how increased inclusion of technology in automotive sector arises the danger of security - and today we have more automotive technology for you. Adding another Smart feature to a variety of new functionality dependent on technology, Ford has re-thought the headlights and has made it smarter allowing it to locate and track objects in night. The new Camera-Based Advanced Front Lighting System utilizes standard and infrared camera to detect objects near the road and even widen the beam at junctions and roundabouts.

Improving upon the Ford's Adaptive Front Lighting System and Traffic Sign Recognition, the system interprets traffic signs to better illuminate hazards that are not in the direction of travel, and uses GPS information for enhanced lighting when encountering bends and dips on a chosen route. Where GPS information is not available, a video camera detects lane markings and predicts the road’s curvature. When next the driver uses the same road again, the headlights adapt to the course of the road automatically. The new technology can locate, track and mark eight people or animals up to 12 meters, the system also spotlights the hazards for the driver with a spot and a stripe on the road surface and highlighted objects are displayed on the screen inside the car. Do watch this exciting new technology in action on the video shared below.

Ford's New Smart Headlights
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