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Stadia announced at GDC: Google’s attempt to disrupt the gaming industry

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How stable is Android Q?

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Best Android phones (March 2019)

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These features make OnePlus, Vivo, Xiaomi’s in-display fingerprint sensors stand out

OnePlus, Vivo, and Xiaomi are making their current in-display fingerprint sensors stand out in a couple of noteworthy ways.
by Hadlee SimonsMarch 11, 2019

Ultrasonic fingerprint scanners: how do they work?

The Samsung Galaxy S10 features a 3D ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, so let's examine how this works and what's different to current scanners.
by Robert TriggsFebruary 20, 2019

Here’s how to lock files and apps with your fingerprint

Need to keep specific apps and files away from prying eyes? We show you how to hide them behind a fingerprint.
by Hadlee SimonsFebruary 10, 2019

How fingerprint scanners work: optical, capacitive, and ultrasonic variants explained

Fingerprint scanners are an increasingly common feature in the smartphone market. Here's how they work and what you need to know about them.
by Robert TriggsAugust 9, 2018
 
 

How did we miss the best place for a fingerprint scanner?

The fingerprint sensor on the side of a phone addresses all the complaints about front/rear scanners. So why is it dead?
by Tristan RaynerJuly 15, 2018

Florida police attempted to use slain man’s finger to unlock his phone

You might be surprised how few protections there are for the deceased, even when it comes to something as "ghoulish" as this.
by Williams PelegrinApril 23, 2018

Galaxy Note 9 likely won’t get in-display fingerprint scanner (Update: Actually, maybe it will)

New information surfaced today that points to Samsung "seriously considering" putting an under-glass fingerprint scanner in the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
by Duncan ElderMarch 24, 2018

Vivo smartphone with in-screen fingerprint sensor coming to CES 2018

Chinese company Vivo announced today that they will be unveiling a smartphone with an in-screen fingerprint scanner at CES this week. It will be the first of its kind and could go to ...
by C. Scott BrownJanuary 9, 2018

What’s the safest way to lock your smartphone?

Between PINs and passwords, fingerprints and iris scanners, which is the most secure method for keeping prying eyes out of your smartphone?
by Dane O'LearySeptember 5, 2017

Vivo, not Samsung, could be first to put fingerprint sensors into phone screens

Manufacturers race to integrate fingerprint sensors into phone screens and make standalone sensors obsolete. But who will be first to the finish line?
by Bogdan PetrovanJune 16, 2017
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