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Synaptics: We can do iPhone-like fingerprint sensors, but better

The input provider says iPhone-like fingerprint sensors can be built directly behind the glass of Android and Windows phones.

Hack of iPhone 5s fingerprint authentication is irrelevant

Touch ID is still the best thing to happen to iPhone security. Here's why.

Apple's Touch ID may not be bulletproof, but it's still useful

Apple's new fingerprint technology may have been hacked, but that doesn't mean you should just give up on it.

How to use Touch ID on the iPhone 5s (and when it won't work)

We examine the new iPhone 5s's Touch ID feature in Q&A format, and consider situations where you'll have to depend on your passcode instead.

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iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner could be mobile security game changer

Apple isn't the first to introduce fingerprint authentication on a mobile device, but it could be the one to make it mainstream.

The iPhone 5s fingerprint reader: what you need to know

Does Apple's new Touch ID technology mean the end of passcodes on your iPhone? Is it truly secure? Rich Mogull answers those and other questions.

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Developer Craig Hockenberry has some interesting ideas about what an iPhone fingerprint scanner could do.

Why would Apple add a fingerprint sensor to the iPhone?

Incorporating a fingerprint sensor on the iPhone could change the way we access everything from Twitter to our bank accounts. And it could make our devices a lot less interesting to would-be thieves.

Remains of the Day: What about Bob?

What's going on with Apple's Bob Mansfield? Will the new iPhone know you--I mean, really know you? And when is it okay for Apple to search its employees belongings?

Review: Apricorn's Aegis Bio makes securing your data finger-swipe simple

This 1TB USB hard drive secures your data with an onboard biometric finger scanner.

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