When the name Boeing is mentioned, chances are you probably think of planes, but recently the company has decided to venture into the smartphone market with the release of the Boeing Black smartphone, a smartphone aimed at users who prioritize privacy and security above all else.
These are also features which BlackBerry used to be known for back in the day, which is why the idea of both companies coming together doesn’t seem particularly surprising. This partnership was recently announced by BlackBerry’s CEO John Chen during an interview with Bloomberg. Read full post →BlackBerry And Boeing Team Up For Self-Destructing Phone
Touch ID is a feature Apple introduced in the iPhone 5s that allowed users to unlock their phone and enter their Apple ID password without having to type anything as it uses fingerprint recognition. While it does seem to be pretty secure enough, could it be even more secure? Well an Apple patent discovered by AppleInsider seems to suggest so.
According to the patent filed by Apple, it seems that they are considering combining the use of Touch ID along with pattern unlocking as you can see in the image above. From what we can tell, basically you can draw out the pattern via Touch ID meaning that there would be a double layer of security (your fingerprint and the correct unlock pattern). Read full post →Apple Patent Hints At More Secure Touch ID Unlocking