Tag: fingerprint

Evernote brings fingerprint security (but only in Beta version)

Having a device with a fingerprint sensor is not as uncommon as you would expect now, even with mid-tier devices. So having apps that...

New Vivo phone may have an embedded fingerprint sensor, teased for next week

Vivo has been making waves the past few years not only in its home country China but also in India and other emerging markets...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may not have an on-screen fingerprint sensor

A couple of days ago, we told you about the possibility that the in-screen fingerprint sensor may no longer be found on the next...

Samsung’s in-screen fingerprint sensor may cause display issues, nixed for the Note 8

The next upgrade of the fingerprint sensor is probably one that will not have an obvious sensor, but with the large screen models of...

Turn Galaxy S7’s fingerprint sensor into a capacitive home button

The fingerprint on your smartphone is useful when it comes to security. It's easier and quicker to unlock the phone once your fingerprints are...

Update to Android 7.1.2 caused fingerprint sensor issues in Nexus, Pixel devices

We told you about the update to Android 7.1.2 that rolled out to Pixel and Nexus devices a few days ago. The sad thing...
BlackBerry KeyOne

BlackBerry KeyOne takes advantage of embedded fingerprint sensor in a keyboard

BlackBerry has introduced the new KeyOne which is the "Mercury" phone that we've been talking about. The company decided to use the QWERTY keypad...
On-screen fingerprint scanning module by CrucialTec

On-screen fingerprint scanning ready from CrucialTec, coming to phones soon

Fingerprint scanning and authentication for mobile is a relatively new process. Technology is still in its early stages even if biometrics has been around...

Nougat 7.1.2 on the Nexus 5X allows swiping down on fingerprint sensor, shows notifications

We didn’t know that fingerprint sensor gestures would become a thing, really. Because screen gestures are not enough? Really? But don’t mind us, we’re...

Samsung’s Nougat build may include fingerprint gesture functionality

Samsung has to cover a lot of ground to regain the trust of its users, and one thing that may be able to do...

Synaptics finally launches an under-glass optical fingerprint sensor

A few months ago we learned that Synaptics began working on under glass fingerprint sensors. True enough, the technology is now ready as the...

Fingerprint Gestures app brings ‘Pixel only’ feature to your phone

Those new Pixel smartphones plus Android Nougat do have some pretty nice exclusive features. Trust Google to make you want to have those newfangled...