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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.

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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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