However, the same type of ultrasonic sensor is fitted to the Note 10. It allows the phone to be unlocked by anyone's fingerprint.
Samsung is once again in hot water for a shoddy biometrics implementation.
The issue came to light when a British user named Lisa complained that her S10 unlocked from her left hand, even though she never registered the fingerprints of her left hand. Worse, a buyer recently discovered that if you install a third-party screen protector, a non-registered user could unlock the phone.
Samsung Electronics has acknowledged a security flaw in its Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 devices where the fingerprint reader can be bypassed by using silicon screen protectors, and has promised a software update to fix the problem.
"We are investigating the issue and will be deploying a software patch soon", a Samsung spokesperson told ZDNet. "We recommend all customers to use Samsung authorised accessories, specifically designed for Samsung products". Due to higher production costs, lower yield, and fragility compared to transparent PI, Samsung may decide to stick with transparent PI at least one more time for its next foldable phone.
Fossbytes advises readers to refrain from using third-party screen protectors. This happens because gel-based screen protectors leave a small gap between the display and the scanner which ends up interfering with the scanning process. The newest tidbit claims that the next Samsung foldable, which we're tentatively calling the "Fold 2", will utilize a different screen cover technology called ultra-thin glass (UTG) and be released with at least three different color choices.
Spence released from hospital, charged with DWI
Authorities said Spence was intoxicated when he was thrown out of a Ferrari at a high rate of speed in an accident on October 10. Spence was rushed to a nearby Dallas hospital but fortunately didn't suffer any broken bones and only some facial lacerations.
Google Stadia to Launch November 19 for Founder's Edition
You wouldn't know the Stadia Controller was limited in such a way by looking at its product page on the Google Store website . Stadia Founder's Edition and Premiere Edition both include three months of Stadia Pro, a controller and a Chromecast Ultra.