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Sunday Debate: Which Fingerprint Scanner Placement is Best?

Fingerprint scanners are here to stay, and while not everyone agrees that it should be such a prominent authorization method, the technology and its possibilities have expanded dramatically in these past few years. Now Android has native fingerprint scanner support in Android Marshmallow, and the new Nexus phones come with a nice sensor on the back...

Fingerprint Sensors History & Uses: Do We Really Need Them?

Fingerprint sensors have changed smartphone security, even if not by much. The ability for the user to unlock their device or get authorization and make payments is something relatively new to the scene.  Till now there are over 180 devices with fingerprint sensors. In this feature, we take a look at the history of the fingerprint...

OnePlus Two Will Feature Finger Print Sensor

OnePlus announced today that the OnePlus Two will feature a fingerprint sensor with a faster response time than that of Apple's TouchID. OnePlus claims that the use of this feature brings improved security and will save time for users over methods such as pins and passwords. In their announcement, OnePlus stated that fingerprint sensors have been great ideas...