3D Sonic Max
Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max fingerprint scanner is large enough to identify two fingers at once
Qualcomm unveiled, at the ongoing Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019, its next-generation fingerprint scanner, dubbed 3D Sonic Max.
Samsung to reportedly abandon Qualcomm ultrasonic fingerprint scanners
According to a recent report, Samsung could very well ditch Qualcomm’s ultrasonic fingerprint scanner for next year’s flagships.
Samsung issues Note10, Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner fix
Samsung has promised a fix for the Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner, and it looks like it’s ready to download
Fingerprint
Samsung patent describes behind-display fingerprint scanner for phones and watches
A recently uncovered Samsung patent describes all the hardware that could be added for behind-the-screen biometrics on phones and watches.
Galaxy S10 optical in-display fingerprint scanner
Samsung patent filing hints Galaxy S10 optical in-display fingerprint scanner
A recent WIPO patent filing clearly hints towards a Galaxy S10 optical in-display fingerprint scanner if you look at the pictures and description.
Chromebooks with fingerprint sensors are just a matter of time
We may soon get fingerprint sensors and facial recognition in the future Chromebooks, maybe even as soon as the new Pixelbooks arrive
Samsung Galaxy S9+ review
Samsung Galaxy S10 codename revealed, 3D sensing struggles rumored
We’re not sure this will even be called the Samsung Galaxy S10, but it’s probably codenamed “Beyond”, and it may not be able to implement 3D sensing facial recognition technology.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Note 8
No Galaxy Note 9 in-display fingerprint sensor? Not so fast, ‘industry sources’ say
Samsung probably hasn’t decided yet if the Galaxy Note 9 will adopt under-display fingerprint recognition technology or not, and insiders believe yes is still very much an option.
Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor gets official price tag and release date
We still have no idea if the Vivo X20 Plus UD will ever launch outside of China, but at least domestically, the world’s first phone with in-display fingerprint recognition is right around the corner.
Android Encryption
Security & Privacy: How to Physically Secure Your Phone
A phone that’s physically secure not only offers you an extra layer of protection in terms of privacy and security but also keeps you out of trouble.
Sony owns up to absent Xperia Z5 fingerprint scanners for US release, offers non-explanation
Sony’s confirmed news from earlier this month about the missing Xperia Z5 US fingerprint scanner, but its explanation for why is a bit less than satisfying.
LG G Pay scheduled for launch in December
The current breadth of mobile payment systems is still fairly limited. We’ve…
Samsung Pay may soon spread as promised to lower-end devices
Samsung’s pretty satisfied with its new mobile payments system that it’s worked…
LG G4 could pick up rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
Rumors of an LG G4 fingerprint scanner talk about some smart positioning.
Pocketnow Weekly 081: Lenovo buys Motorola, Galaxy S5 fingerprints, & interview with special guest Ryan Negri
The Lenovo Motorola deal kicks off our recap of a startling week in tech, and Ryan Negri tells us about the journey of starting Negri Electronics. Tune in!