FBI expert calls Apple "jerks" when it comes to unlocking phones


Remember last year when Apple refused to turn over a special version of iOS to the FBI (dubbed Govt. OS)? This special software would have allowed the G-Men to open the Apple iPhone 5c that belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook. Apple refused to hand over Govt. OS because it was worried that if it somehow was stolen from the FBI, the software would make every iPhone owner vulnerable to having the personal information inside their iPhone stolen by a hacker. Speaking yesterday in Manhattan at the International Conference on Cyber Security, FBI forensic expert Stephen Flatley called Apple …


Expert Review and Comparison of HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 UK

Both Samsung and HTC anticipated more from their latest releases or 2015 flagship Smartphone models. Samsung really worked hard to retain its market stake after getting a poor response for its earlier Galaxy S5 model. The new Galaxy S6 launched by this Korean Smartphone manufacturer has some exceptional features and a premium design. And its major competitor, HTC’s new One M9 reckons better market response as of HTC One M8.

HTC One M9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 UK:

* Build and Design – The Galaxy S6 came with all new design concepts and the S6 EDGE brought a revolution in the Smartphone designs. Metal Sides plus Gorilla glass on its both front and back faces makes it a bit classy. Since, HTC spent less time to upgrade the design and continued the identical design for M9 as of M8.

* Galaxy S6 is lighter and thinner than the M9, it is more comfortable for the users to hold and operate. Galaxy S6’s 143mm x 71mm x 6.8mm body weights only 138 grams whereas the 157 gram weighted One M9 with 145mm x 70mm x 9.6mm measurement feels bulky.

* Display – A brilliant screen adopted by Samsung for Galaxy S6’s 5.1-inch Super Amoled display. It comes with amazing 2560×1440 pixel resolutions along with incredible 577ppi feature. Again, HTC’s new One M9 has a bit lower but decent display of 1920x1080p Full HD 5-inch Super LCD3 screen with 441 pixels per inch.

* Performance – The technical specifications of both HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 UK model claims more powerful CPUs than the general notebook models. Yes, both models are powered with 64-bit octa-core processors and 3GB of RAM. On customised versions of Google’s Android Lollipop 5.0.2 OS, with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI and HTC’s Sense UI, the users are going experience seamless multitasking speed.

* Camera – A 20.7MP camera fitted at the back of HTC’s new One M9 along with a dual tone dual-LED flash. The Galaxy S6 UK model comes with a 16MP camera featuring optical image stabilisation. To beat the HTC’s Ultrapixel selfie camera, Samsung has its 5MP camera.
* Battery – Non-removable batteries are supplying power to both devices. HTC One M9 has Li-Po 2840mAh battery and Galaxy S6 has a 2550mAh Li-Ion battery. Both have the fast charge technology but Samsung brought wireless charging support to its model. There will be no such difference to gauge the performance of these two phones on their battery’s performance.

* Storage – There are three variants of Galaxy S6 are being available in the market in terms of storage capacity variations. 32GB, 64GB and 128GB models are coming with different price tags featuring same features. But HTC has launched the One M9’s 32GB variant only in the market. Users can use microSD card to expand the memory of One M9 but this feature is not available with Galaxy S6.

In terms of exclusive features, Samsung take it seriously and added a heart-rate monitor, fingerprint scanner, some more stuffs to attract more buyers. Since, HTC’s model is bit cheaper than of S6. As per general real-world use, both Smartphone models are going to offer incredible user experience.

Ross Metts is a technology expert and writes reviews about the latest gadgets and technologies. He found the Samsung Galaxy S6 UK has some unique features than other Galaxy models. He suggests consumers can also HTC One M9 for its compact design and brilliant features.