While fingerprint sensors on laptops were available long before the iPhone 5S popularized the concept, their adoption never really took off on these portable computers. Sure, many flagship smartphones now come with this functionality, allowing owners of the device to gain access to the device simply using a touch of...

Windows Blue is going to revolutionize fingerprint support on computing devices, at least on the software side of things, and Microsoft seems keen to showcase this new feature of its upcoming OS. The company used the TechEd conference to show some of the features of this option. In a video posted by WinBeta,...

Now, this is an interesting new high concept development I can get behind. As the saying goes, if you are doing something, it pays to do it right. And Microsoft seems to be on the right track here. Redmond decided to implement fingerprint support for logging into Windows 8.1, and the news of this first came out a...

Microsoft has already promised that it will share more details on the Windows 8.1 upgrade leading up to the debut of the public preview set for late next month. Since little in particular has been confirmed, we have had to make do with the rumor mill and keen eye of the technology community that has analyzed the...