Linked by Adam S on Fri 5th Jun 2015 15:26 UTC
Android In June of last year, I finally decided to commit to an Android device. I had carried every flagship iPhone up through that point from the original iPhone to the 5S. To the world around me, I heaped the praise into a life transforming device, but in my tech circles, and on my blog, I frequently posted about my frustration, mostly with shackles and intentional limitations imposed. So last year, why I decided to make the jump to Android. I outlined 10 reasons why I was finally ready to make the jump to Android’s 4.4 release, KitKat. A year has passed. It's time to revisit my original assertions and complaints with some follow up and see where I stand one year later.
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Bill Shooter of Bul,

If you wanted a system that provided a greatest common denominator of security, you'd probably pick Biometrics.

I disagree, I predict this kind of "identity theft" will become more and more prevalent as biometrics becomes more common and the technology for replicating our biometrics advances too. Biometrics can be replicated without your knowledge. Biometrics can even be copied from a database.

While passwords share some of these problems, at least you have the benefit of choosing a unique password for different services, and you can always change the password. With biometrics...your security is gone for life.

If you wanted a system with the highest possible theoretical security, you'd devise a multi factor auth system that relied on more than just a password.


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