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5 ways phones can still be unique in the bezel-less age

by Robert Triggs 2 days ago0 comments
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After Assistant dominated CES, what’s next for Bixby?

by Robert Triggs 2 days ago0 comments
Android Development

Let's make a simple Star Wars quiz!

by Adam Sinicki 2 days ago0 comments
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Best of CES 2018: the most impressive products from the show

by Jimmy Westenberg 2 weeks ago0 comments
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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 Brown2 weeks ago

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

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.
by Kris CarlonMarch 30, 2017
 
 

Why the Galaxy S8 finger scanner location is …

Leaked renders again suggest that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature a new rear fingerprint scanner placement, but is this a good or bad design choice?
by Robert TriggsFebruary 7, 2017

How to add fingerprint authentication to your Android app

Enhance your Android apps with single-touch identification, by making use of Marshmallow's new fingerprint recognition feature.
by Jessica ThornsbyFebruary 6, 2017

Synaptics combines fingerprint and facial recognition for smartphone security

Synaptics has revealed its "multi-factor biometric fusion engine" that can combine fingerprint and facial recognition on smartphones for security.
by John CallahamJanuary 3, 2017

Synaptics announces what sounds a lot like the Galaxy S8 optical fingerprint scanner

Synaptics has today unveiled its Natural ID optical finger sensors, designed to be placed under the display glass, much like recent Galaxy S8 rumors.
by Kris CarlonDecember 13, 2016

Samsung may be building its own fingerprint scanners

According to reports from Korea, Samsung is gearing up to release its own fingerprint scanner components in early 2017, which could end its dependence on Synaptics.
by Robert TriggsNovember 10, 2016

Googler explains why Nexus phones won’t get Pixel fingerprint gestures

A Googler has explained the reason why the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X won't get the fingerprint scanner gesture features found on the Google Pixel: priorities.
by Kris CarlonNovember 1, 2016
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