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Fingerprint scanner poll: Back or front?

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Fingerprint scanners are now a standard for high end smartphones. With every new release, a fingerprint scanner is almost a guaranteed part of the package. 116 more words

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2016 Top 5 smartphones under 80 USD with fingerprint sensors

Over the years, Chinese smartphones have become more affordable and competitive. A few years back, a phone with a fingerprint sensor could only be found on the very high end smartphones such as the iphone 5s. 470 more words

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Future iPhones might grab a thief’s photo and fingerprint when stolen

Apple may be working on anti-theft technology to protect iPhones that would covertly snap a photo of (what the device assumes is potentially) the thief, capture their fingerprint, shoot some video and/or record audio. 614 more words

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World's First 8GB Ram Android Smartphone Is Here

According to rumours, the LeEco Le 2s will have 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 821

Back in June, there were rumors of Chinese giant LeEco working a massive new flagship smartphone, which would be the successor to its budget smartphone Le 2. 202 more words

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Iris scanner likely for Apple's iPhone in 2018

”Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology, aiming to ramping up their market share with high-end models featured biometrics functionality, according to industry sources,” Sammi Huang and Steve Shen report for DigiTimes. 212 more words

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Police ask for 3D prints of dead man's fingers to unlock his phone

Police have requested a lab-rendered 3D set of replicated fingerprints from a dead man in order to attempt to unlock his phone and try to figure out who killed him. 879 more words

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LA judge forces woman to unlock iPhone with fingerprint

The forced use of fingerprints to unlock an iPhone is playing out again in Los Angeles.

As the Los Angeles Times reports, this case involves a seized iPhone connected with an alleged Armenian gang member. 785 more words

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