MANILA, Philippines - Are you a Samsung user? Watch this video as a guy found a microchip installed on his Samsung which could lead to data privacy.
[WATCH] : Hidden Microchip On Samsung Batteries Steals Data Privacy?
Jun 21, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Posted by : Pinoy Secret Writer
Filed Under : Gadgets & Technology
So this "techie guy" discovered a microchip on his Samsung battery in which according to him, is Samsung's way of stealing user information. Watch how this techie guy removed the so-called "microchip" and warned users to remove it as well.
So we conducted a research about this microchip on Samsung batteries and found out that it is used for NFC. So basically, what is NFC? NFC stands for Near Field Communication.
NFC is a method of wirelessly transferring data in close proximity without the need for an internet connection. It is mostly used for transferring files and even used for payments such as credit cards. Still not convinced? You may check out a more detailed explanation from Wikipedia and TechRadar here.
So there you have it guys! That microchip on your Samsung battery is not a chip to steal data according to that techie guy on the video. It is for NFC! Next time you found something unusual on your device, try to research first before speculating.