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How to activate the Xperia XZ & X Compact fingerprint scanners in the US

by: Robert TriggsOctober 6, 2016
US Sony Xperia XZ and X Compact customers can activate the dormant fingerprint scanning hardware by installing firmware from other countries.
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Chrome OS looks to be gaining fingerprint sensor support

by: Robert TriggsSeptember 6, 2016
A new commit within the Chromium repositories shows that Google is currently experimenting with fingerprint sensors inside Chrome OS.

What’s the best location for a fingerprint sensor? [Poll of the Week]

by: Jimmy WestenbergJune 21, 2016
Every OEM does it differently, but we want to know which way you prefer. What do you think is the best location for a fingerprint sensor?
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Samsung eyeballing iris scanners: Galaxy Iris and Galaxy Eyeprint trademarked in U.S. and Korea

by: Kris CarlonJune 1, 2016
Samsung has now trademarked the names Galaxy Iris and Galaxy Eyeprint in the U.S. and Korea as well (it has already trademarked the name in the EU).
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Open sesame: Law enforcement can compel you to unlock your smartphones by fingerprint, and it’s totally legal

by: Matthew BensonMay 4, 2016
While the Fifth Amendment protects against self-incrimination, there is nothing illegal about law enforcement compelling a suspect to unlock their phone by fingerprint.
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Under the screen: LG’s new fingerprint sensor can neither be felt nor seen

by: Matthew BensonMay 2, 2016
LG Innotek - a subsidiary of LG - has just unveiled a new type of fingerprint sensor built directly into the glass that covers our device's displays. COOL!
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Chase’s mobile app gains fingerprint support

by: John DyeApril 25, 2016
Following in the recent footsteps of Bank of America, Chase has added Marshmallow-native fingerprint scanning support to their mobile app.
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Bank of America app gains Marshmallow’s fingerprint sign-in

by: John DyeApril 22, 2016
For mobile bankers looking for a quick and secure way to hop in and out of their accounts, the Bank of America has added fingerprint scanning to their app.

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

by: Joe HindyMarch 27, 2016
Welcome back to Android Apps Weekly! This week we talk about Miitomo, Pokemon GO, early April Fools jokes, and more Android apps and games news!
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A regular inkjet printer can be used to spoof smartphone fingerprint scanners

by: Kris CarlonMarch 7, 2016
Researchers at Michigan State University have shown how a regular inkjet printer using conductive inks can be used to unlock finger scanners using fingerprints printed on paper.
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