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1Password 5.1 adds iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support, more

1Password 5.1 adds iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support, Touch ID improvements

1Password for iPhone and iPad has been updated to version 5.1 with support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, along with other improvements and fixes. These include changes to how Touch ID works with the app, along with fixes for Dropbox syncing and more. 1Password 5.1 now combines auto-lock time...
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All the iOS 8 Touch ID apps you can put on your iPhone right now!

It's hard to keep track of what's coming from where with all of these apps getting updated for iOS 8, but we're starting to sort out which ones are getting which features. Here's a batch of the ones in the App Store that are using Touch ID. Be sure to read our deep dive into Touch ID in iOS 8 to...
Microsoft OneDrive Touch ID, iPhone 6 and 6 plus support

Microsoft OneDrive adds Touch ID, iPhone 6 and 6 plus support

Microsoft has updated its OneDrive app with a couple of small, but important features. OneDrive now supports Touch ID on devices running iOS 8. To set up Touch ID, you'll need to set up a passcode. Go into Settings in the app, the select Passcode. Switch on Require Passcode to set up a code....
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UK banks update their iPhone apps with Touch ID support

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and NatWest have announced updates to their iPhone apps, enabling the support of Touch ID authentication. Since the feature itself has been compromised in the past, unlocking the app using Touch ID will not grant access to all app features. Available to iPhone 5s...
Switch to iPhone: For Touch ID and Apple Pay

Switch to iPhone: For Touch ID and Apple Pay

There's never been a better time to switch to iPhone. Whether you're tempted for yourself or looking to help the Android user in your life, the all-new, all-better iPhone 6 and iPhone-6-plus make the move more compelling than ever — especially when you consider Touch ID and Apple Pay. First to...
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Apple foiled Motorola's plans of including a fingerprint sensor in the Nexus 6

Motorola's Nexus 6 was originally scheduled to feature a fingerprint sensor where the dimple is located at the back, but the idea was ultimately foiled by Apple. Motorola was working on fingerprint recognition with a company called AuthenTec, with devices from as far back as 2011 featuring the...
Simplenote gets Touch ID support and a dark theme in latest update

Simplenote gets Touch ID support and a dark theme in latest update

Note-taking app Simplenote has been updated today, and now allows you to secure your notes behind Touch ID and a passcode. The app has also added a dark theme. Using both of these new features is fairly straightforward. Tap the arrow in the top left corner of the app, then select Settings....
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Google Docs, Sheets and Slides updated with desktop-class features, Touch ID security

The mobile apps for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides are increasing in power with each update, and today's releases now support more desktop-class features. Google Docs gains real-time spellchecking as you type and edit, while Sheets now lets you hide specific rows and columns and Slides gains the...
Best Touch ID compatible apps for iPhone: Protection and convenience all in one!

Best Touch ID compatible apps for iPhone and iPad

When Apple first introduced Touch ID in 2013, the company initially only allowed using it for unlocking your iPhone and confirming App Store purchases. Now, thanks to iOS 8, app developers can securely take advantage of Touch ID to protect and secure purchases, notes, passwords, and other kinds...
Chinese mobile payments platform 'Alipay' adds Touch ID support

Chinese mobile payments platform 'Alipay' adds Touch ID support

While iPhone owners in China may not yet have access to Apple Pay, it looks like they can still look forward to using Touch ID with their mobile payments. Alipay, a mobile payments platform run by Alibaba in China, was updated Tuesday with support for Touch ID verification. The addition of...
Box for iOS grabs an update, brings Touch ID support

Box for iOS snags Touch ID support, automatic photo uploads in latest update

Box for iOS has grabbed an update today, bringing the cloud storage app up to version 3.5 with a ton of new features. The big hallmark of this update is Touch ID support, something that we've seen a number of apps taking advantage of now that Apple has opened the feature up in iOS 8. In addition...
Google Drive snags support for Touch ID, iOS 8

Google Drive snags support for Touch ID, iOS 8

Google announced an update to it's Google Drive app for iOS today, bringing with it a number of improvements including official support for iOS 8 and the ability to unlock Drive using Touch ID. The update, which brings the app up to version 3.3.0, also brings a number of other features and bug...
Court rules that cops can compel you to surrender your fingerprint to unlock iPhone

Court rules that cops can compel you to surrender your fingerprint to unlock iPhone

A Virginia Beach Circuit Court judge ruled that law enforcement officials can compel you to unlock your smartphone with a fingerprint, but that they can't force you to enter in your passcode or password to unlock your device. Judge Steven Frucci says that obtaining a fingerprint is like obtaining...

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