IPhone fingerprint recognition: 5S clues suggest home button will be able to sense fingerprints.

Signs Point to Fingerprint-Scanning Home Button on Next iPhone

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Clues include a folder called “BiometricKit,” a string of code referencing users touching the home button with their thumb, in the new iOS7, and Apple’s $356 million acquisition of AuthenTec, a firm specializing in fingerprint-scanning technology.

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