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Be Prepared to Explore Bio-metric Purchasing Power with Android 6.0 Marshmallow

With the release of the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the ability to purchase items on Google will become as easy as touching a security sensor.



As Tech Times reports, the popular mobile operating system will now offer its users fingerprint authentication which will lead to some swift buying power. On-line shopping will become easier than ever as Android users will now be able to authorize Play Store purchases with their fingerprints.
As of right now only the new Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X will support this biometric security function. 
The time saving fingerprint reader option is disabled by default, which means that users will have to specifically activate the option in the Google Play store if they desire to authenticate their payments with their fingerprints, but once this happens a user can purchase items in the Google Play store with a finger tap on the device's fingerprint sensor.



Of course, if you are not too comfortable with this technology you can always have the option to just use your password.

As USA Today reports, the new Android Marshmallow will feature multiple new features including a complimentary setting called App Standby, which will limit the battery drain on seldom-used apps, as well as a “predictive app” which will suggestion faster alphabetic scrolling along with other refinements to make your Android experience ever easier.
Finger print scanners might be the future of security but they are not fool proof, as German hackers figured out a way to bypass the fingerprint scanner on Apple's iPhone 5S in 2013.
As reported in CNBC, Alan Goode, the managing director of a U.K.-based security consulting firm Goode Intelligence, said that fingerprint technology in security is “all about the bottom line and making it more convenient."


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