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Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Blog discusses an alternative to password logins for laptops.

In our increasing world of personal security, there is a consistent need to protect our identity. Passwords are created for a multitude of reasons everything from computer logins to online accounts, the number of passwords one uses to protect themselves is endless.

When contemplating the features you want in a laptop for school, consider an integrated fingerprint reader. A fingerprint reader will simplify your life, secures your identity (a fingerprint can not be shared), and more importantly, the reader protects you from prying parents.

Several manufacturers offer integrated fingerprint readers on select models: Toshiba, Lenovo, Sony, HP, Dell and Fujitsu.