April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Visidon AppLock – Face Recognition For Unlocking
There are many ways to protect your phone – entering a pin or a password but how about using face recognition? XDA forum member almaqdad has posted about Visidon AppLock, a face recognition unlock application by XDA Developers VisidonSupport.
The app provides a fast, convenient and cool way to protect your mobile with face recognition. Protect any application e.g. SMS, Gallery, Email etc on your Android device using face recognition.
Visidon AppLock lets you choose the apps to be protected with your face being the key to open them! The application uses the front facing camera on your device and verifies in real-time that the face matches the one allowed to access the private apps.
For further details, including notes and tips on using the app, head on over to the application thread. Visidon AppLock is available to download free in the Market and requires Android 2.3+.
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....