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Synaptics: Get ready for more smartphones with fingerprint readers

In an interview, Synaptics CEO Rick Bergman talks about the opportunities that stem from the Internet of Things and describes his idea of the holy grail of biometric sensors.

By August 31, 2014

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Pay attention: Zwipe is a credit card with a fingerprint sensor

A new biometric bank card aims to give you peace of mind when you pay for items.

By October 17, 2014

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Synaptics aims to reinvent the Windows 8 keyboard with ThinTouch

Long a force in touch pads, Synpatics is branching out into keyboards, with the thin and touch-enabled ThinTouch. Perhaps this could emerge in a laptop someday soon, or maybe this technology is destined for a future generation of hybrid Windows 8 tablets.

By August 20, 2012

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Hands-on with the Synaptics ForcePad for Windows 8

Forget about touch pads and clickpads, the latest way to interface with your laptop is the pressure-sensitive ForcePad.

By August 20, 2012

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Hands-on with the Synaptics ForcePad for Windows 8

Forget about touchpads and clickpads, the latest way to interface with your laptop is the pressure-sensitive ForcePad.

By August 17, 2012

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Beyond Touch ID: Where mobile fingerprint scanners are headed

CNET talks to Synaptics, a provider of fingerprint recognition technology, to see how the industry will counter Apple.

By January 10, 2014

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iFixit tears down the 2013 Kindle Fire HD

Amazon's new budget tablet gets high marks for repairability.

By October 3, 2013

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Microsoft aims to fix trackpad behavior in Windows 8.1

A joint effort with Intel, Synaptics, and Elan will try to correct some of the limitations in today's trackpads for Windows 8 notebooks.

By July 3, 2013

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How supersensitive screens get touch-y (Smartphones Unlocked)

Keeping your gloves on while using your smartphone is a new capability this year. Here's how extra-tuned-in touch screens work.

By June 8, 2013

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Galaxy S4 wins high marks for repairability from iFixit

The DIY tech repair site notes that Samsung "didn't reinvent the wheel" with the Galaxy S4, but in this case, it's a good thing.

By April 26, 2013