Biometrics

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner foiled, device hacked

Like the iPhone 5S, the Galaxy S5 has a fingerprint sensor. Like the iPhone 5S, the Galaxy S5’s fingerprint sensor has been hacked to allow access. The part responsible for the hack is -- as you may have guessed -- the same person who found the  vulnerability on the iPhone 5S when it was launched.

HTC One Max appears again in a series of photos

If all goes well, we might see HTC finally pull off the veil from the HTC One Max this week, which should finally put to rest all rumors of what the phablet will or will not have. But in the meantime, there's still plenty of room for some leaks like these bunch of photos showing off HTC's giant of a smartphone.

FIDO hopes to bring biometric scanning to Android in 6 months’ time

With the iPhone 5S, much of the Android world openly marvelled at the biometric sensor craftily surrounding the lone hardware button. Called Touch ID, the newest innovation in biometric sensor technology has the mobile world buzzing. In spite of crafty hacks and workarounds, the utility for biometrics remains solid, and we wonder when it’s coming to Android.