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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Muniz, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. Muniz

    Muniz Member
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    is there an app or something where i can use my fingerprint to unlock my phone. because i have an htc hero. awsome phone its just i hate the pattern thing. if someone can let me know that would be great.
     

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  2. Jim W

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    Now that I would use!! :p

    Though I'l bet it requires technology that is quite a bit beyond what the current touchscreen is capable of.
     
  3. kabbie_mcfeely

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    Back when there was only 1 Android phone, there were rumors of a eye scan thing to unlock your phone. I think it was called BioWallet or something. I dont know what happened to it though.

    I think either of those would be a really good thing to have.
     
  4. toefer

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    It's not possible for the phone to detect a fingerprint, so an app to do it will never happen (unless its just a gimmicky app that simulates scanning your finger).
     
  5. dannyby9

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    there is a progam called fingerprint scanner that claims to do exactly what you are talking about in locking your phone with your fingerprint. it cost a buck dont know if it works
     
  6. pavirotten

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    BioWallet is getting ready to release an iris scanner that would utilize the camera on your phone. I wanted to install it on my Eris, but I don't think it has been released as of yet. You can find out more here.
     

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