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Fingerprint-reading power buttons make securely booting up a seamless process

November 18, 2019

Via: The Verge

Biometric security on our personal devices is almost always a good thing. When it works, it’s a fast, convenient, and (largely) secure way of getting into our gadgets. And while fingerprint sensors are slowly falling to the wayside in favor of face-scanning IR arrays (like Windows Hello cameras or the iPhone’s Face ID), I’m still particularly fond of fingerprint readers — specifically, fingerprint reader buttons on laptops, which combine the idea of booting up and logging on into a seamless process.

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