Next iPhone could read your fingerprints

Code hidden in iOS 7 opens a door to iPhone fingerprint scanning, Netflix will soon roll out user profiles, and not everyone is happy with Google's changes to Zagat.

CNET Update will thumb wrestle an iPhone:

In this episode of Update:

- Expect fingerprint scanning in a future iPhone after biometric reader code was found in iOS 7 .

- Don't let Dora invade dad's Netflix recommendations with new profiles rolling out in August .

- Access Comedy Central stand-up on the Xbox without paying for a cable subscription.

- Reap the benefits of the Overstock and Amazon book-pricing battle .

- See if Sprint's 4G LTE is available in your town, now that it added coverage to 41 markets .

- Check out the new free Zagat website and apps -- that is, if you live in the few cities featured.

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Bridget Carey is host of CNET Update, a daily tech news show. She's now in New York, but she started in Miami, covering tech trends, reviewing gadgets and authoring the nation's first social media etiquette column. Why journalism? She was born 150 years too early to join Starfleet.

 

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