The second Samsung keynote is currently underway in Las Vegas and the company already has a very interesting product to announce – one we suspected was coming – the Exynos5 Octa high-performance power-efficient big.LITTLE ARM-based SoC.
New firmware to fix Exynos vulnerability on Galaxy S3 is out, what about ‘sudden death’?
Following up from yesterday's Samsung security scare, XDA Developer Chainfire has created a fix for the root exploit affecting Exynos 4210- and 4412-based handsets. If you're running one of the afflicted devices then this is information you can't afford to miss.
Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2, other Android handsets featuring certain Samsung Exynos chips in danger, as new exploit is found
Back in July, we mentioned that Hardkernel had released its ODROID-X development board. Like the Raspberry Pi, it was essentially a small computer, albeit one that ran on what were essentially the guts of a Samsung Galaxy S3. Now Hardkernel has three more ODROID boards on the way for December and January release.
Samsung Galaxy S4 specs and features to include 5-inch display, Exynos 5450 processor?
Many developers are shying away from working their magic on Exynos-based devices due to Samsung’s reluctance to share proper documentations and sources for its chipset. Following its promise to come up with a solution, it seems Samsung is ready to open its Exynos playground – albeit partially.
Samsung acknowledges lack of documentation for its Exynos SoC, promises solution
Given Samsung’s penchant for giving away the source codes of its Android devices and making them publicly available to download, we can easily categorize Samsung as one of the more hacker-friendly Android manufacturers. But is it really the case?