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The Pixel 4’s face unlock feature is supported by these apps so far (Continuously updated)

One of the things you may have noticed with the Pixel 4 and 4 XL is that Google has courageously omitted the fingerprint sensor from the handsets and gone all-in on Touch ID face unlock. This means that instead of just being used to log in on your phones’ lock screen, you’ll be able to […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro might have an easily fooled face unlock

If you’ve heard me on one of our recent podcasts, you know that I’m not a big fan of notches, especially on Android phones. The iPhone X from last year introduced this monstrosity and Android manufacturers were (VERY) quick to copy. The iPhone X’s notch at least had a purpose – it housed new facial […]

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OnePlus 5T may have violated a patent with its face unlock feature

OnePlus used their home-grown version of face unlock on the OnePlus 5T this year, giving users a quick and mostly secure way to unlock their devices. And honestly, the feature worked pretty well compared to some previous Android devices that utilized face unlock. However, one of the potential reasons for the OnePlus 5T’s successful feature may be […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 iris scanner may help users unlock financial transactions

New reports out of Korea indicate there may be some growing interest from financial firms like banks or credit card companies to incorporate iris scan security into the methods used to secure financial transactions. Iris scanning may be familiar to more users now with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ which […]

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Verizon and EE Google Pixels get a bootloader unlock trick

Google Pixel has all but replaced the Nexus line while keeping most of the same features, including the easily unlocked bootloader and ability to tinker with the phone and use it for development purposes. All models that Google sells directly can be unlocked quickly without any hurdles to jump through, but if you didn’t buy […]

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Win for Apple as NY judge rules tech firm doesn’t have to unlock iPhone for FBI

Apple’s ongoing battle with the FBI over phone privacy received a boost Monday when a New York judge said the government cannot force the tech firm to access data on a locked iPhone that may provide evidence in a drug-related criminal case.

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These next-gen hotel apps let you pick your room, unlock it, order meals and more

Hotels are evolving their mobile apps to become virtual concierges – to the point where, some day, you may never need to talk to a real person.

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