Bottom Line The Fingerprint Reader is a convenient product that is well priced, but its lack of browser support is a significant disappointment. Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer with Fingerprint Reader The two-tone gray optical mouse in the Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer with Fingerprint Reader set is incredibly comfortable and features Microsoft’s tilt-wheel technology, which lets you scroll horizontally as well as vertically. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. The disclaimers recommend that the fingerprint reader not be used to protect sensitive information. 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.
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The Bad Works only with Internet Explorer. The Fingerprint Reader is a convenient product that is well priced, but its lack of browser support is a significant disappointment. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Unfortunately, the Fingerprint Reader does not work with any browser other than Internet Explorer, which is a major drawback for those fibgerprint prefer the popular Mozilla Firefox.
If your read is unsuccessful, a yellow question mark appears instead. Visit manufacturer site for details. This won’t be intelllimouse problem for IE users, but converts to Firefox and users of Netscape will be out of luck.
It’s coated in rubber, making it comfortable to grip and to move, and the wheel doesn’t click or make other sounds when you roll it.
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. As for the mouse half of this duo, it is flawless.
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We would get the fingerprint logon prompt, fill in the required password information, hit OK, and At the Hotmail login page, we touched the fingerprint sensor, and a window popped up. Best Computer Accessories for At any time, you can scan your finger to bring up the convenient One Touch Menu, which allows you to edit settings including sounds, prompts and taskbar options.
The plastic sides are soft and provide a smooth and comfortable resting place for the thumb and the last two fingers. This Holiday Season, protect yourself and your loved ones with the best.
The mini version of the MX Master, Logitech’s flagship wireless mouse, is almost as feature-rich The thumb buttons were largely ergonomic and convenient and if you install the software included in the package, they can be customised to work with a number of functions. We found it slightly distracting whenever it was in our eyeshot.
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The 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. Doing this takes mere seconds and enables the tilt-wheel scrolling feature.
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Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The Fingerprint Reader allows users to scan their fingerprint in the reader instead of typing in a password to access password-protected applications. Don’t ifngerprint this again.
After finger registration, pop-up menus instruct you to go to any Web site or program that is password-protected, then touch the fingerprint sensor with a registered finger to get the Create Reaeer Logon prompt. We’ve changed, we promise.
Microsoft Fingerprint Reader (with IntelliMouse Explorer)
On the back of the Reader is a green LED, which signifies that the device is connected to your PC and working correctly. The mouse runs on two standard Alkaline AA batteries.
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 Fingerprint Reader requires you to install the provided software and drivers and once this is completed it is very easy to set-up.
Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. 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.