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It has been long rumored that Apple may incorporate a fingerprint sensor on the next iPhone. And while the tech giant has yet to formally confirm the existence of such feature, there may have been some truth behind these hear-says as suggested by the latest Beta release of iOS 7 which was recently made available to devs.

ios7beta4

Found among the heap of folders in the iOS 7 Beta 4 is a sub-folder referred to as BiometricKitUI.axbundle. Inside it is a string of commands (seen below) that details the process of enrolling a fingerprint to the handset’s database (or at least that

The use of optical discs to store contents may have dwindled over the years due to the rise of faster and more pocket-friendly alternative, but this doesn’t seem to bother Sony and Panasonic one bit as they announced their recent plans of developing a disc with a recording capacity of 300GB.

optical disc

Apart from having the highest storage capacity known to man, the duo is planning to include other features such dust and water resistance up to a certain degree, not mention having the ability to withstand certain humidity and temperature.

Further details about the mythical 300GB optical disc remains scarce as

Samsung Philippines just launched the rugged version of their Galaxy S4, the Galaxy S4 Active, which will hit the stores this week for Php27,990.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is almost the same as the Galaxy S4 in specs but adds protection against water and dust being IP67-certified. It can go under a meter of water for 30 minutes which is the same as that of the Sony Xperia Z. It also holds well against sand and finer particles like powder during a demo Samsung did at the launch.

Samsung-Galaxy-S4-Active

While we’re all expecting the Galaxy Note 3 to be revealed this September at the IFA in Germany, Samsung has refreshed the Galaxy Note 2 and used Qualcomm’s chipset instead of their own.

The new variant, the GT-N7108D, comes with a Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor and Adreno 320 graphics.

That also includes the penta-band LTE connectivity that was scarce in the previous variant.

Samsung Galaxy Note II N7108D

MSI recently unleashed their latest thin and light gaming laptop, the GE40 Dragon Eyes. This gaming laptop weighs less than 2 kilos and has a thickness of less than an inch made for gamers who are always moving around.

 

MSI GE40 Dragon Eyes

This 14-inch laptop sports a brush aluminum interior and exterior and uses red LEDs including two beast-like eyes on its lid hence its name.

Powering this new Dragon Eyes is a 4th Gen Intel Core i7 processor along

Corning extends its glass technology to the PC market with the announcement of the Gorilla Glass NBT – the company’s latest cover glass designed to help protect touch-enabled notebook displays from scratches and other forms of damage that come from everyday handling and use.

According to Corning, the Gorilla Glass NBT provides “enhanced scratch resistance, reduced scratch visibility, and better retained strength once a scratch occurs to help protect notebook displays from breakage that can occur with lower-performing soda-lime glass.”

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