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Huawei thinks all-screen fingerprint unlock is the future

What if your entire phone screen is a giant fingerprint scanner? Huawei has a few ideas on how to use it.
Hadlee SimonsAugust 11, 2020
 

WhatsApp now supports fingerprint lock on Android

Today, WhatsApp announced it officially supports fingerprint lock on Android devices.
Phillip PradoOctober 31, 2019
 

Can police force you to unlock your phone?

Here's what to do if police ask you to unlock your phone.
Eric ZemanJune 14, 2019
 

New PalmID tech lets you unlock devices with a wave of your hand

This new tech can “read" your palm using just about any camera. Just wave and you're signed in.
Bogdan PetrovanOctober 25, 2017
 

Facebook may roll out facial recognition account recovery options

Facebook may soon ask to scan your face. A new facial recognition account recovery is now being tested to recover accounts.
Matt AdamsOctober 2, 2017
 

Synaptics has a new finger scanner with force sensing and swipe recognition

Synaptics has a new series of fingerprint scanners that can sense force, recognize swipe gestures, support soft keys and live under various materials.
Kris CarlonMarch 30, 2017
 

Galaxy S8 rumored to feature optical fingerprint recognition

A new rumor claims the Galaxy S8 will incorporate an optical fingerprint scanner, but we don't see this one panning out. Here's why.
Kris CarlonOctober 26, 2016
 

This is how the Galaxy Note 7 iris scanner will work (updated)

A new patent application has surfaced showing how Samsung's upcoming triple-camera iris scanner in the Galaxy Note 7 might work.
Kris CarlonJuly 14, 2016
 

Samsung eyeballing iris scanners: Galaxy Iris and Galaxy Eyeprint trademarked in U.S. and Korea

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).
Kris CarlonJune 1, 2016
 

Open sesame: Law enforcement can compel you to unlock your smartphones by fingerprint, and it’s totally legal

While the Fifth Amendment protects against self-incrimination, there is nothing illegal about law enforcement compelling a suspect to unlock their phone by fingerprint.
Matthew BensonMay 4, 2016
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