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Google adding fingerprint authentication to Android OS: Report

The days of unlocking your Android device with a PIN code may soon be numbered. According to BuzzFeed News, Google will introduce native fingerprint authentication for its Android M operating system at the company’s annual… 376 more words

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Surprise! Android Fingerprint Scanner isn't Secure

When the iPhone 5s came out, Apple introduced its TouchID fingerprint scanner, a unique one touch solution for identification. Samsung scrambled to include a similar feature on their Galaxy S5, however this used older swipe-based technology, and wasn't nearly as reliable. 384 more words

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4K video, fingerprint scanners and 8 more hot phone trends

If you want to find out about the latest smartphones, tablets, and gadgets, Mobile World Congress is the place to do it. We’ve covered the show all week, live from Barcelona, and we’re walking away with a pretty good idea where mobile tech is headed. 883 more words

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You unlock this smartphone with your eyes

Some of the new phones launching at Mobile World Congress are sporting fingerprint scanners, but a new device from ZTE uses a very different biometric security measure to lock its screen. 371 more words

RBS and NatWest banks to use Apple's Touch ID fingerprint system for mobile login

Customers of RBS and NatWest will soon be able to access their online banking without having to remember a password – but only if they have an Apple device equipped with Touch ID. 665 more words

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No Fingerprint Scanner for Nexus 6 Due to Apple!

Motorola did intend to include a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor in its Android flagship Nexus 6 smartphone, the company’s then-CEO has revealed, but canceled the plan following Apple’s acquisition of would-be component supplier AuthenTec. 286 more words

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Apple is the reason the Nexus 6 doesn't have a fingerprint scanner

Since the Nexus 6 was released, it’s been evident that Google’s developer flagship came very close to having a fingerprint scanner. Thanks to ex-Motorola CEO and current Dropbox COO Dennis Woodside, we know why it was eventually axed: The available fingerprint scanners simply… 221 more words