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Features

OnePlus 6: Four years on from the OnePlus One, what will we get?

by Tristan Rayner 10 hours ago0 comments
Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus deep dive review: Best of the best

by Chris Thomas 15 hours ago0 comments
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Should you upgrade your Galaxy S8?

by Joshua Vergara 17 hours ago2 comments
Features

Fast image capture shows why single cameras are here to stay

by Hadlee Simons 12 hours ago0 comments
2 articles

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 Pelegrin9 hours ago

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

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 TriggsFebruary 9, 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

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
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