When purchasing goods online, there are many methods of making a payment although PayPal is one of the more popular choices due to its ubiquitous nature and its security. Now if you use the app often on your phone and want to prevent others from snooping in on your activities or using it without your authorization, you will be pleased to learn that the iOS version has recently been updated.
The latest update to the iOS version of PayPal will come with support for Touch ID. What this means is that users can now use Touch ID to log into their PayPal app, thus preventing unauthorized access. We suppose this has been a long time coming especially since PayPal did announce that they would be bringing Touch ID support, but better late than never, right? Read full post →PayPal For iOS Updated With Touch ID Support
Early this year Qualcomm announced a new technology that they are working on dubbed Sense ID. It sounds a lot like Apple’s Touch ID and rightfully so since Sense ID is also a fingerprint scanning technology. However if it has one advantage over Touch ID, it is that it relies on ultrasound to scan the person’s ID, versus the 2D method which is currently being used.
Now the question is when can we start seeing OEMs incorporate Sense ID into their products? The good news is that we won’t have to wait too long as Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO has recently announced that they will be deploying Qualcomm’s Sense ID into phones that will be released on its network, which at the moment includes brands such as Sharp and Fujitsu. Read full post →NTT DOCOMO Will Be The First To Use Qualcomm’s Sense ID