HTC M8 Leak Points to Fingerprint Tech on Back

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Following up the successful flagship HTC One smartphone of 2013, HTC is planning to release a new device that for now, is being called the HTC M8. Leaks and rumors have suggested multiple different names from the HTC Two, HTC One+, and more, but it’s all just rumors. Another thing we’ve yet to officially learn […]

Will Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Come with TouchID Rival for Easy Log-In?

Samsung is reportedly chasing Apple’s iPhone 5s’ TouchID biometric authentication sensor with its own version, which is said to debut in 2014. As Samsung makes two flagship lines of smartphones–a Galaxy S debut in the sprint and a Galaxy Note refresh in the fall–it’s still too early to know if the TouchID fingerprint sensor rival […]

HTC One Max Fingerprint Sensor Detailed in Leaked Illustrations

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Illustrations of the HTC One Max’s rumored fingerprint sensor have leaked out, revealing how the mechanism will work. According to the graphics, the sensor will be square-shaped and be located on the back of the device just under the camera module in the center. Furthermore, it also appears that users will be able to register […]

Galaxy Note 3 Fingerprint Sensor Pulled After Failed Quality Tests

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Fingerprint scanners in smartphones is a big topic of discussion lately. With Apple reintroducing the idea to mobile devices with the iPhone 5S, and the HTC One Max looking to do the same for Android. Samsung was also prepared to offer something similar, and today we’re getting reports from GforGames that the Galaxy Note 3 […]

iPhone 5s Touch ID Stores Biometric Data, Not Fingerprint

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Given government-sanctioned NSA spying, breaches in security through hacking and malware, and privacy concerns in recent years, there have concerns about the Touch ID technology that Apple had introduced alongside the iPhone 5s earlier this week. Touch ID allows the iPhone 5s to authenticate users to quickly unlock the iPhone and authorize purchase transactions on […]

WSJ Reaffirms Fingerprint Security Tech Ahead of iPhone 5S Debut

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Ahead of Apple’s Tuesday media event to unveil the latest flagship iPhone, a report on the Wall Street Journal reaffirms the most anticipated feature of the iPhone 5S–the biometric fingerprint reader. “Placing a finger on a computer or smartphone has long been proposed as a way to avoid the need for passwords to authenticate users of computers […]

iPhone 5S to Have Fingerprint Scanner and NFC on the Home Button

Apple's fingerprint reader could be a powerful security feature.

A patent application filed by Apple in Europe may have given us the clearest functionality of the iPhone 5S‘s home button. The forthcoming flagship smartphone expected to be unveiled Tuesday at a confirmed private event at Apple’s Cupertino, California campus will be an evolution of the iPhone 5, but with a home button that may […]