From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?
XDA TV On Location: Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Launch
Samsung, in an attempt to offer as many tablet choices as possible to consumers, kicked off the US launch of the Galaxy Tab 8.9 in New York city on Tuesday. Chad Hughes from XDA TV was on location to get some hands-on time with the new tablet, which packs a dual-core Tegra 2 1GHz CPU with 1GB of RAM, running on Android 3.2 Honeycomb with Samsung’s Touch UX interface. According to Samsung, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 is the thinnest tablet out there right now, at just over 8mm in diameter. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 is WiFi-only at this point, and will sell for $469 for the 16GB version or $569 for the 32GB version, available from stores like Best Buy. Click on for a quick video and some pictures of the new tablet, plus some additional shots of the Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0!
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