About the same size as a standard mouse, the Fingerprint Reader simply plugs into a USB port on your PC and does not need any batteries or charging to function. Another minor annoyance is the ever-present light on the fingerprint reader. The software is very intuitive and allows you to customize the buttons with a variety of commands, including back and forward on the Internet these work with browsers other than IE. However, when we tried the exact same thing with Mozilla Firefox, we weren’t so lucky. When your fingerprint is successfully scanned a small icon is displayed in the left hand corner of the screen, which signifies that the read was successful with a green light.
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We entered a username and a password and, after clicking OK, we were prompted to touch the fingerprint sensor again and–wow–access to Hotmail. The Bad Works only with Internet Explorer. Would you buy this?
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The Fingerprint Reader is a convenient product that is well priced, but its lack of browser support is a significant disappointment. However, when we tried the exact same thing with Mozilla Firefox, we weren’t so lucky.
Microsoft suggests that the Reader should not be used to protect highly sensitive information and is for convenience, rather than high-level security. The plastic sides are soft and provide a smooth and comfortable resting place for the thumb and the last two fingers.
Micrlsoft smooth-action roll does take some getting used to, and gamers or others who like to feel the wheel click may mourn the loss of the tactile scroll, but we liked the smooth action for everyday use.
For right-handers, the mouse is ergonomic and supremely comfortable. At the Hotmail login page, we touched the fingerprint sensor, and a window popped up. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Buy now for Holiday Savings! Fingefprint Holiday Season, protect yourself and your loved ones with the best.
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Bottom Line The Fingerprint Reader is a convenient product that is well priced, but its lack of browser support is a significant disappointment. Don’t show this again.
Whether it is voice recognition, fingerprint scanners or futuristic retinal scans used in the latest Hollywood flick, consumers have always been wowed by biometric technology. The Fingerprint Reader also doesn’t prevent others from guessing your password and typing it in – the usual hazards of using passwords still apply.
Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted We’ve changed, we promise. We can’t guarantee the Logitech M mouse will boost your productivity, but at this price When your fingerprint is successfully scanned a small icon is displayed in the left hand corner of the screen, which signifies that the read was successful with a green light.
It does work with most other programs though – we used the Reader to protect log-ins for Lotus Notes and MSN Messenger, just to name a few. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. For most part the mouse is comfortable, although we didn’t like the rubber coated scroll wheel which takes is slower than most others we’ve used.
The IntelliMouse Explorer included in the package also worked well and can be used as soon as the Fingerprint reader is connected to your PC. Unfortunately, the Fingerprint Reader does not work with any browser other than Internet Explorer, which is a major drawback for those who prefer the popular Mozilla Firefox. Logitech’s smooth-tracking, comfy mouse keeps carpal tunnel at arm’s length. Doing this takes mere seconds and enables the tilt-wheel scrolling feature.
Microsoft’s Fingerprint Reader is one such biometric product aimed at capitalizing on this reaction. The Good Easy setup, comfortable, easy to use.