Tag Archive: Sensor


Samsung’s fingerprint scanners could be some of the worst available in today’s mobile devices; they’re so unreliable that most people don’t even bother with them. But sources familiar with the company’s plans say it is working to change that for the upcoming… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — I love basketball, but I have a weakness — I can’t jump. I’ve hit the gym. I’ve tried jumping exercises. None of it has worked, but a new fitness sensor called VERT might be the first wearable… Read more ›

Apple didn’t give the iPhone 6 camera a big update this cycle, but next year could be a revolutionary leap forward for iPhotographers, if Apple upgrades to the new sensor its camera supplier Sony just unveiled. Sony announced today that… Read more ›

The iPhone 6 has been out for less than a day and already would-be hackers are suggesting that its Touch ID fingerprint sensor can be tricked — thanks to a lifted fingerprint and some latex. The video, posted to YouTube… Read more ›

In Star Trek, the crew of the Enterprise would routinely beam down to a planet, pull out their trusty tricorders and scan the environment for a multitude of different things, like gas levels and air quality. Now you can have… Read more ›

For many users, the iPhone has long since been their default go-to camera, and that’s unlikely to change with the upcoming iPhone 6. As many smartphone camera aficionados will know, Apple has been using Sony’s Exmor sensors for its cameras… Read more ›

Photos have surfaced on French Apple website Nowhereelse.fr that purport to show the Touch ID sensor for Apple’s next-generation iPhone 6. While at first glance, the images look identical to the sensor embedded within the iPhone 5s — Apple’s first… Read more ›

Design questions aside, the true mystery about Apple’s long-rumored iWatch lies in exactly what types of health-related sensors the wearable might include. A recent report claims the iWatch will sport an astonishing 10 different sensors, including one for sweat. While… Read more ›

Apple will release a feature packed smartwatch this October, according to a new report from Reuters. Citing sources, Reuters says the smart watch will have a 2.5″ touch screen that is “slightly rectangular” with a face that protrudes slightly from it’s band in an “arched shape”. Additionally, the watch will apparently have wireless charging capabilities, … Read More

The new Galaxy S5 boasts a ton of fancy new features, but one of the things Samsung has been pushing most since the handset was unveiled back in February is its built-in heart rate sensor. But just how revolutionary is… Read more ›