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Android Ice Cream Sandwich adds Face Unlock feature

Donald Melanson, @donmelanson
October 18, 2011
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There's no shortage of new features in Ice Cream Sandwich, but one sure to attract a lot of attention is Face Unlock. That, as you can probably surmise, lets you unlock your phone through facial recognition instead of a password -- hardly a new idea, but a first for Google. Unfortunately, the demo didn't go quite as planned during the keynote -- locking out Google's Matias Duarte -- but we'll be sure to give it a go ourselves and report back.

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