Galaxy S5: Is Samsung Ready for Users to Give It the Finger?

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There is now a little bit more concrete proof that Samsung would embed a biometric fingerprint sensor on its rumored flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone for 2014. Though the company isn’t commenting on unannounced products, famed leaker @evleaks had posted to Twitter an image file that reads “FingerprintService.apk,” saying that the file is “from [the] Samsung Galaxy […]

Lack of TouchID Hurt iPhone 5c Sales

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It looks like Apple’s slightly disappointing quarter for Wall Street was created in part by lower than anticipated sales of the mid-range iPhone 5c, a device that Apple had hoped would ignite further interest in its iOS devices by targeting a new mid-range segment. As it turns out, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the […]

BioProtect Brings TouchID Authentication to All iPhone 5s Apps

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Though Apple introduced TouchID on the latest iPhone 5s flagship, its use is mainly limited to securing your iPhone and for authenticating iTunes and App Store purchases. Thankfully, thanks to the latest iOS 7 untethered jailbreak, a third-party developer was able to bring TouchID to all iOS 7 apps on the iPhone 5s so that […]

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 […]

Why The iPhone 5s, iOS 7 Are Security Theater

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Just two weeks removed from the iPhone 5s announcement and three days after the device’s in store début, users are just now beginning their first full week with the iPhone 5s and its new security enhancements. In between Apple’s announcement and Friday’s launch, users heard about iOS 7 and the iPhone 5s’s security features from […]