Tag: fingerprint

Android Phone, Products

This Pixel 7 and Pixel 6 fingerprint fix seems weird, but people say it works

May 24, 2023

Via: BGR

If you’re one of the unlucky Pixel phone owners who has run into fingerprint sensor issues when unlocking your phone, you should know there’s a way to fix it. If this fingerprint-scanning technique works, you won’t have to send your […]

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These brand new Nokia phones may have leaked early

February 16, 2018


The Nokia phone lineup might get a bit longer. Renders have recently surfaced of what is rumored to be the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 1. While the two phones are still unconfirmed, they may become a reality soon if […]

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On-screen fingerprint scanning solutions coming to smartphones in 2017

February 23, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Fingerprint sensors have become the norm in the smartphone industry, but there’s one thing that manufacturers of such security solutions did not get right yet, on-screen fingerprint scanning. As more handset makers are starting to remove the Home button and […]


Should touchscreen fingerprint recognition replace the home button?

November 9, 2015

Via: Adam Doud

Apple and Samsung current sit solidly in the number one and two spots in the smartphone race. It’s interesting then that both are attempting to develop technology which would allow something pretty neat. Specifically, both Apple and Samsung are looking […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Could Have Leaked Your Fingerprints to Hackers

April 23, 2015

Via: Jamie Condliffe

Your fingerprint is a more valuable security resource than your password—you can change a password, after all. So it’s worrying to hear that Samsung’s Galaxy S5 contains a vulnerability that could leave your fingerprint wide open for hackers to clone. […]


Windows 10 Could Mean Never Typing a Password Again

March 17, 2015

Via: Darren Orf

Biometric security is a feature already found on lots of mobile phones and tablets and it’s getting better and better, but Microsoft wants to bring the tech front and center on Windows 10, using fingerprint, faces, and even your irises […]


Fujitsu’s iris scanner for smartphones: Hands-on

March 4, 2015

Via: itCurated

If you’re looking for a way to secure your device but aren’t a fan of current generation fingerprint sensor implementations, Fujitsu’s new iris scanner, demoed at MWC 2015, might be just what you’ve been looking for. What the Japanese company […]

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Smartphones with fingerprint scanner embedded in the display to be unveiled in H1

February 26, 2015

Via: itCurated

The Korean biometric juggernaut CrucialTek recently scored a patent approval of its embedded fingerprint sensing technology that can be installed in an area on the display panel itself, instead of wasting space as scanner or touch-based fingerprint reader in the […]