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Samsung Pay is coming later this year. Photo: Samsung

Samsung Pay is coming later this year. Photo: Samsung

Want to root your Galaxy S6 or S6 edge to access features and capabilities you don’t get out of the box? Think again if you want to use Samsung Pay.

Samsung’s new mobile payments service, which is similar to Apple Pay but isn’t restricted only to NFC, is disabled as soon as you gain root access on your device — and there is no way to get it back once it’s gone.


Web security training can be pricey, but that’s not so with the White Hat Hacker bundle from Cult of Android Deals. For just $49, you can learn all you need to know about protecting your network from hacking, making your WordPress blog super secure, mastering the Linux command line, and more.

The White Hat Hacker bundle comes with lifetime, unlimited access to more than 40 hours of training across six professional courses that would usually cost you $622 if you purchased them individually. But don’t wait around, because this deal ends later today!


The recent Sony Pictures hack may have been one of the biggest and most significant we’ve ever seen, but other businesses and individuals suffer similar attacks every day that leaves their data and their systems incredibly vulnerable. But preventing these doesn’t have to be difficult.

In fact, with these awesome cyber security deals from Cult of Android Deals, you can protect your data, give yourself peace of mind, and save some serious cash.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google has launched a new online tool that allows users to see all the devices that have logged into their account in the last 28 days. If you have suspicions that someone may be logging into your Google account without your permission, you can log in and quickly identify any unauthorized access from computers and mobile devices.

Don't unlock your Xperia Z3 Compact's bootloader if you don't have to. Photo: Sony

Don’t unlock your Xperia Z3 Compact’s bootloader if you don’t have to. Photo: Sony

You may want to think twice about unlocking your Xperia Z3 Compact’s bootloader if camera quality is important to you. Sony has warned developers that hacking their devices could degrade camera performance in low light, making images look noticeably worse than they did before.

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