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July 3, 2017
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Supply chain remains skeptical Apple can embed Touch ID fingerprint sensor into ‘iPhone 8’ OLED display

A list of 10 features that the "iPhone 8" will have — or lack — has been published by noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes Apple will not embed a Touch ID sensor under the screen. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 3, 2017
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KGI: No clear release for Qualcomm’s in-screen fingerprint technology

Last week, Qualcomm demoed its working in-screen fingerprint sensing technology, lending confidence to iPhone 8 hopes. A new report from reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, however, says Qualcomm’s solution isn’t close to shipping… more… 9to5Mac

June 18, 2017
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Comments Off on Microsoft is shipping a $129 Bluetooth keyboard with a fingerprint reader

Microsoft is shipping a $129 Bluetooth keyboard with a fingerprint reader

Apple finally brought Touch ID to the Mac with the new MacBook Pros last fall, but there’s still no official way to log in to a desktop Mac with your fingerprint. Microsoft is introducing a new macOS-compatible Modern Keyboard with what … Continue reading

June 14, 2017
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Consumer Reports: Galaxy S8 bests iPhone 7 despite ‘awkwardly placed’ rear fingerprint sensor & more

Consumer Reports today is out with its latest smartphone ratings, highlighting recent releases from Samsung. The iPhone 7 is also in the mix, even though it’s nearing 9 months on the market at this point. Given the iPhone 7’s age, … Continue reading

January 22, 2017
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Apple expected to replace Touch ID with two-step facial, fingerprint bio-recognition tech

Apple is developing advanced biometric security technologies, including facial recognition and optical fingerprint sensing designs, to replace the vaunted Touch ID module implemented in all iPhones and iPads since the release of iPhone 5s. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 4, 2016
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Apple patents fingerprint sensor that works through displays, hints at ‘iPhone 8’ tech

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent that, if recent rumors are to be believed, might make its way into next year’s iPhone model. Specifically, the company now owns IP covering a fingerprint sensor capable of gathering accurate readings through … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
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Comments Off on ASE taps into Apple supply chain with iPhone 7 fingerprint sensor, Apple Watch S2 chip orders

ASE taps into Apple supply chain with iPhone 7 fingerprint sensor, Apple Watch S2 chip orders

Apple’s fall of 2016 product lineup has proven to be a major boon for supplier Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, as the Taiwan-based company is reportedly providing key silicon for both the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading