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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review – Next Big Thing, Finally Here!

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been official for almost exactly one month now. Our friends over at Pocketnow have had enough time to give the device a full review. Check out the in-depth 9-minute review video below. If you're considering purchasing the Galaxy Note 9, this is a great source of information to help you...

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 finally went official today (with some exciting announcements). The device was one of the worst kept secrets in the smartphone world over the last couple of months. It's still nice to tack that "official" tag on the device and get our hands on it. Thankfully, our friends over at Pocketnow got...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is official: Specs, Pricing, Availability, and Features

After months of waiting and many leaks, Samsung has finally officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.  The leaks have already unveiled the design, hardware specifications, and most of the new software features, but today, Samsung confirmed everything during its Unpacked event in New York. We also know when the phone will be available, the...

Samsung’s budget Galaxy Grand Prime Plus (2018) may have an Iris Scanner

Biometric authentication has taken on new forms in modern smartphones thanks to advancements in imaging and display technology. We now have smartphones capable of precise facial recognition like the Xiaomi Mi 8 and Apple iPhone X. We are also getting smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensors like the Vivo NEX and Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS. Meanwhile,...

Samsung Galaxy S10 Could Replace the Iris Scanner with a 3D Sensor and an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Product development takes a lot of time, especially for devices that get as complex as the smartphones in our hand. So while the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 might still be a few weeks away, Samsung is already planning forward for the Samsung Galaxy S10. And the latest reports mention the possibility of Samsung doing away...

Android P adds new Biometrics API that supports iris, face, and fingerprint scanning

Security is arguably the most important part of a mobile phone. If we can't trust that our data is kept secure on our smartphones, then we would have no reason to use our smartphones for any financial transactions. While enhanced security in Android is always welcome, Google also wants to make its security features more...

Future Android version may natively support facial recognition hardware

According to a recent commit on the AOSP Gerrit, native support for facial recognition hardware may be coming in a future version of Android. This comes off of the back of recent commits potentially enabling native support for iris scanning hardware. We've already seen iris scanning implemented by the likes of Samsung originating with the...

Qualcomm’s Second-Gen Spectra ISP Brings Massive Improvements to Smartphone Photography

At the Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii on Wednesday, Qualcomm finally took the wraps off its newest Snapdragon Mobile Platform: The Snapdragon 845. A crucial component of the new system-on-chip is the Spectra 280 Image Signal Processor (ISP), the co-processor that accelerates on-device processing. It's been redesigned from the ground up in the Snapdragon...

Qualcomm Spectra 2nd Generation Announced for 2018 Phone Cameras – Better Noise Reduction & EIS, Iris Scanning, AR

One of the most important features of a smartphone for many users is the camera, and the brain of those cameras is the Image Signal Processor (ISP). The ISP plays a critical role in image quality, autofocus speed, and almost every part of camera performance. Today, Qualcomm is announcing their next leap forward in the...

Report: Samsung Galaxy S8 may feature Fingerprint Scanner on the Back

With the initially highly anticipated Galaxy Note 7 exploding in Samsung's face, a lot of attention is being focused on Samsung's next flagship: the Samsung Galaxy S8. Earlier this week, we learned about the existence of Synaptics' new optical-based fingerprint sensor which is stated to offer high-resolution fingerprint scanning through 1mm of full cover glass. The sensor...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s Iris Scanner Demo Leaked

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is due for a launch in a few weeks, and as expected, the leaks have been flowing. Previously, some images appeared which gave us a glimpse of how the tech would work. But today, we get a short demo of how it works.https://youtu.be/AiNBpupkM2YAs is apparent from the 4-second video, the...

Next Note Device Likely to Bear “Note 7” Moniker, Specs Leaked

If you are waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 to sweep you off your feet and give you your reason to upgrade, you might me waiting indefinitely. Because as current leaks and rumors go, the Note 6 is likely to never be released. Okay, we are being a bit overtly dramatic here. The "Note 6"...