Android might have face unlock, which has been defeated previously with photos, but EyeVerify is aiming to take things a step further. At Mobile World Congress this week, the company is demonstrating its Eyeprint technology that's designed to scan a users eye veins and grant them access to a phone or application.
Global flavors of LTE bands can be a hassle for travelers and firms making multiple versions of the same device, but Qualcomm says its solved that quandary with a new radio chipset.
Dubbed the RF360, the silicon is hailed as the world's first mobile chip that packs support for global LTE, which translates to connectivity for LTE-FDD, LTE-TDD, WCDMA, EV-DO, CDMA 1x, TD-SCDMA and GSM / EDGE -- breaking down the barriers separating roughly 40 different LTE bands.
This is amazing. Not only has Google just opened up the pre-order program for Google Glass to 'creative individuals', it has also unveiled what the user interface looks like and how it works. It's... Nothing short of amazing. I'm throwing money, credit cards, my car keys, my house keys, my Surface RT, my cats, everything at my screen. I want this so bad.
Smartphones have changed the way we drive, both by adding new distractions and by helping us get where we're going with GPS-assisted directions and real-time information on traffic jams.
But what if smartphones could help eliminate some traffic jams, instead of just warning us when they exist? That's the goal of a study using cell phone records and GPS data to track drivers' movements and identify the sources of traffic.
Here at Wired, we talk a lot about the evolving relationship between technology and culture. In order to help our readers keep up with the fast-paced changes of our increasingly digital world, we’ve decided to analyze the valuable lessons about technology contained within the most educational material that we as a society have ever produced: Hollywood films. Today’s subject: 1995′s Hackers, a classic story of intense coding, romance, and the all-consuming importance of the payphone.