Any security system can be bypassed with enough effort. Fingerprint sensors aren’t perfectly safe if someone has access to your fingerprint or even a high-res photo of your finger. And now Samsung’s iris scanner has been defeated with a photo and a contact lens. The iris scanner is a big feature on the Read More »
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a lot riding on it. After the downfall of the Galaxy Note 7, a lot of people are waiting for the Galaxy S8 to upgrade and many more are waiting for something to be wrong with it.
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The adoption of the fingerprint sensor on smartphones is huge among phone makers, but app support hasn’t quite matched that growth. While a few apps have support using your fingerprint for authentication, it’s still an an uncommon trick.
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Having a form of authentication is very important for mobile payment apps, and fingerprint sensors are a lot easier than entering a PIN over and over. Now Galaxy Note 7 owners have another authentication option for Samsung Pay.
The latest update to Samsung Pay adds iris scanner support, allowing you to approve purchases in ... Read More »
One of the main selling points of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be its iris scanner, a feature that we haven’t seen much before. However, there might be some serious usability issues with the new feature.
This video shows someone allegedly using the Note 7′s iris scanner, and it’s ridiculously fast. It ... Read More »
The latest leaked info from Evan Blass has corroborated the rumored name for the next Note device. Samsung will be skipping the Galaxy Note 6 in favor of the Galaxy Note 7, a name that lines up with its current flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S7.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (or Galaxy Note 6, if you’re distrustful of rumors) has been rumored to have an iris scanner for a while now. This rumor seems more and more legitimate, especially since The Korea Herald has named the alleged supplier of the iris sensors.
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Biometric sensors have been popping up more frequently in the past year than they ever have before, with flagship devices like the Apple iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S5 coming to market with integrated fingerprint scanners. Apparently Samsung sees this technology as a good way ... Read More »
It looks like the world isn’t quite ready for an iris scanner in a smartphone. According to reports, Samsung has dropped the rumored iris scanner from its future Galaxy S5 flagship, opting instead for a fingerprint reader. This is probably for the ... Read More »