posted on Aug, 12 2013 @ 03:17 PM
reply to post by adjensen
I'm 30 and I think that feature is dumb as hell. Talk about a waste of battery power.
"Samsung: We give you all the gimmicks, whether you use them or not!"
Most people I know that have that phone never use those features. It is like Siri and I. Yes, I played with it for a day or two, but it doesn't work
very good and it's pretentious as hell to be in public composing a text message out loud. I'm to self-conscious to walk around talking to my phone's
Anywho -- bio-metrics is big business. They already use retinal scanners in the corporate world, and they even have some that will scan a 3-d shape of
your hand/fingers and match that up to what's on file.
I was seriously considering getting a fingerprint deadbolt for my front door, they've come down in price and are quite a bit more reliable than in the
past. It would be nice to "authorize" certain family members on the door. I'd also never have to worry about being locked out.
EDIT TO ADD:
I was at Wendy's recently for one of those pretzel burgers (they actually are pretty good, I must admit). I noticed that when the cashier logged onto
the register, she had to scan her thumbprint. Usually, I thought employees just entered a personal code that identified them.
Nope, even at your local fast food joint they are using bio-metric readers!
edit on 12-8-2013 by MystikMushroom because: (no reason