Tag Archives: scanner

Vivo X23 With Improved In-Display Fingerprint Scanner, Waterdrop Display Notch Goes Official

Vivo seems to be following the increasing trend of multiple successors launch within the span of one year. The Vivo X21 was made official in March this year and came to India just two months ago, and now just six months after its initial launch, it is making the successor Vivo X23 official. The company has listed the smartphone on its Chinese website, and is taking… Read More »

Apple Patents Tip Siri Multi-User Support for Personalised Responses, In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

Apple’s voice assistant Siri may soon become smarter by offering personalised responses to different users speaking to it. As of now, Siri does not have multi-user support, but if a newly granted patent for ‘user profiling for voice input processing’ is any clue, Apple may be introducing the feature. The company had already launched a ‘Personalised Hey Siri’ feature earlier this year, but the… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Do Away With Iris Scanner, In-Display Fingerprint Sensor and 3D Face Unlock Tipped

Samsung could do away with iris scanning in the Galaxy S10, only two years after debuting it with the Galaxy Note 7, the media reported. According to a report in South Korean publication The Bell, the tech giant is already developing parts for the upcoming Galaxy S10 smartphone but has no plans to include an iris scanning module like in… Read More »

Moto Z3 Play Deep Indigo Colour Variant Render Leaked, Side-Mounted Fingerprint Scanner Tipped

Moto Z3 Play is one of the highly anticipated upcoming smartphones that Motorola is expected to launch in 2018. The handset has been subjected to several leaks and rumours for a while now, and they suggest a design that is inline with the company’s Moto Z-series of handsets that come with Moto Mods. Motorola’s premium lineup is due… Read More »

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint sensor is quickly becoming a common feature in smartphones Next year, the vast majority of smartphones are expected to ship with it Chinese phone makers are bringing fingerprint sensors to low-cost phones Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next… Read More »

UC Browser Reportedly Under Government Scanner for Sending Data to China

UC Browser, the most popular mobile browser in India, is reportedly being probed by the government for sending data from Indian users out of the country. According to Business Standard, “a government lab in Hyderabad is probing how Alibaba-owned UC Browser can send user details and location data to a remote server”. Another report by ICTFlash identifies this lab as Centre… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 dummy reveals that an embedded fingerprint scanner is likely

The image of a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 dummy was spotted on Chinese micro-blogging site weibo. A video of this Galaxy Note 8 dummy also exists, showing it next to the obviously much smaller Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. Right off the bat, we can see that the new version of Samsung’s high-end phablet features a vertically placed dual-camera… Read More »

Investment in penny stocks under tax scanner

After the securities market regulator, the income tax department has clamped on individuals misusing the stock exchange platform for evading taxes and converting black money into white. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has directed officers to open cases against individual taxpayers who have booked capital gains or losses by transacting in penny stocks. These are scrips… Read More »