Samsung Galaxy S6 Touch-Feely Tech Gets an Upgrade

By Darren Orf on at

Apple's disruptive music streaming services, PS4's trip to China, and Beep for Netflix. This and more on today's BitStream.


News Round

Samsung's Galaxy S6 fingerprint sensor just got a little smarter. Now, you can choose to sign into any website that needs a password with just your finger. [SamMobile]

Music streaming is a delicate ecosystem of deals struck between record labels and streaming companies, but Apple is trying to disrupt the status quo and that could be a big deal for labels and musicians. [Billboard]

Apps and Devices

Sony has sold 20 million PS4s and now, after months of delays, it's touching down in China. But will it meet similar success? [WSJ]

A Spanish company is making the modular tech dream possible—at least for tablets. In fact, pre-orders are already available. [Click-ARM One]

Apple Watch does have 8GB of onboard storage, 2GB dedicated to music and 75MB for pictures. [9to5Mac]

Meerkat is a popular new Twitter streaming app for iOS, but not Android. But the developers are working on a solution, and now allow Android users to at least watch streams (but not make their own). [The Next Web]

Rumours!

Android Wear's next update will bring Wi-Fi connectivity as well as gesture control. Pretty nice additions if you ask me. [The Verge]

Sony will possibly release the Z4, its next big Android flagship phone, in September. The Z3 is so, so, so great, but hopefully this also comes with a Compact. [Trusted Reviews]

Beep is a clever Netflix hack so that you never stop watching Netflix...Ever! Seriously though, I'm pretty sure this was a Black Mirror episode. [YouTube]

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