Stop Worrying About the New iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner

Last week's announcement that the new iPhone 5 will include a fancy new fingerprint scanning security system was met with a chorus of protests. What if someone lifts my prints and makes a fake finger and unlocks my phone? What if the government snoops on my phone (more than it already does) and steals my… » 9/17/13 4:23pm 9/17/13 4:23pm

Will There Be One Ring To Rule Them All Around The 5S Home Button?

There have been rumors for about a month that the iPhone 5S home button is going to be ringed in silver. Clayton Morris even told This Week In Tech that he was "unequivocally" sure about the change, and that the home button would otherwise have the same concave design. Other leaked photos have supported the rumor,… » 9/08/13 11:00am 9/08/13 11:00am

Futronic's FS88 Fingerprint Scanner Detects Difference Between Live, Dead Fingers

Say goodbye to those lousy movie plots where some girl that looks like Jennifer Garner cuts off a high-ranking execs' finger in order to gain access to some room. Futronic's latest FS88 fingerprint scanner is not only FBI approved, but it can detect the difference between live and dead fingers. As an added bonus, it… » 3/11/08 2:30pm 3/11/08 2:30pm