Category - Windows Hello

Category: Windows Hello

Samsung Flow Will Soon Be Able To Unlock All Windows 10 PCs

This is sort of big for Samsung Flow. The South Korean giant has confirmed that it plans to extend support for its Android app for all Windows 10 devices, with a target rollout of this feature in April. Alongside the Creators Update, so to say. As of this writing, Samsung Flow only supports the Galaxy TabPro …

Logitech BRIO Webcam Brings 4K, HDR, Windows Hello

All for the sweet, sweet price of $200. It’s not often that we get to talk about webcams, but the Logitech BRIO is no ordinary webcam. It’s a sophisticated beast that offers support for some neat features. Like being the first 4K webcam in the world. The company describes this as the most sophisticated webcam yet, …

Windows 10 Will Allow You To Lock Your PC When Stepping Away

Proximity locks are the new thing! Microsoft is apparently working on a new feature for the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update that it simply calls Dynamic Lock. It is actually already available in build 15002 that was very recently released. Even though the company did not really provide provided any documentation on how this feature is …

Windows Hello Authentication Now A Lot Quicker

A fair notch quicker. Microsoft seems to be paying due attention to the speed and reliability of the upcoming Creators Update for Windows 10 Mobile, and some new details are now with us. Those related to Windows Hello feature in the mobile OS. A new report has it on good authority that Redmond is looking to …

Windows Hello Adoption Expected To Skyrocket In 2017

Well, not usage, exactly, but the Windows Hello security feature is expected to become more widely adopted in 2017, with OEMs showing strong interest in this biometric system for Windows. Microsoft has bet big on this feature ever since it debuted. But it is only now that the PC market is embracing Windows Hello, with more …

Synaptics Unveils Fingerprint Reader For Windows Hello

Bringing the feature to systems not supporting this biometric authentication technology in Windows 10. In fact, this now seems to be the focus of peripheral makers. It was just last week did we hear of a similar accessory from MouseComputer. And now another manufacturer is now working on a small USB module that comes with fingerprint …

MouseComputer Accessory Brings Windows Hello To Old PCs

One of the many new features that Microsoft introduced with the Windows 10 operating system is Windows Hello, which is essentially the name for biometric authentication in the platform. This is an attempt to make computers and devices more secure. However, it requires new hardware, including infrared cameras, to be properly set up and used. And …

Windows Hello Improved In Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586.107

Notably improved, be the word here. Significantly. Windows Hello needed a look, and Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.107 amps up the biometric authentication capabilities of the platform. Making it more accurate on both the Lumia 950 and 950 XL. Redmond rolled out this version recently for phones that are not enrolled in the Windows Insider Program, …

Acer’s V Nitro Black Updated At CES

Acer’s new range of laptops for CES 2016 has just been unveiled. The star of the Taiwanese gadget maker’s show is the latest V Nitro Black model, with the cool backlit keyboard. They stand out alongside new more affordable models, a new Windows 10 phone and other Acer attractions. But they don’t just look slim and sexy …

Windows 10 Is A Step Towards A World Without Passwords

Words of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, these. Windows 10, the company’s latest OS comes with several new technologies, one of which is Windows Hello, a biometric authentication feature. That Redmond has designed to add a new security layer on PCs and mobile device, which the company believes making hacking more difficult. This is because Microsoft is …

Windows Hello Is Powerful Enough To Identify Twins Apart

Windows Hello may be slowly picking up pace as more hardware vendors include the technology on their devices, but in terms of power, Microsoft seems to have covered all bases. The authentication technology takes full advantage of the latest facial recognition technologies around. In fact, the upgraded camera technology is advanced enough to properly scan a …