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Netflix and Android - chromecast, downloading, profiles - close to perfection!

Netflix and Android have always had a great relationship, but over recent years the app has really gone from strength to strength. The interface is fantastic and the feature set continues to grow in meaningful ways, making it one of my must-have apps.
The first example that comes to mind is obviously Chromecast support. Now this isn’t a Netflix exclusive option, and it is supported well in many media apps, but Netflix and Chromecast work so seamlessly well together that I struggle to think about how I survived before the pairing existed!
Next is the newly integrated ‘Download’ option, which allows users to download content and watch it on the go without a data connection.  Honestly, Netflix kicked it out of the park with this one – it could not be easier to use, it includes all the right settings (save to SD, definition quality control, etc) – and best of all it is all within the existing price brackets. I almost feel they could have charged extra for this service alone – but am ext…

AppLock Face/Voice Recognition

Today's app of the day is AppLock Face/Voice Recognition.


There are quite a few great app lockers on Google Play, many of which I have tried and tested over the years. It therefore takes something quite impressive to make me consider changing up my app lock - and AppLock Face/ Voice Recognition did just that!

So whats so impressive? Well for a start, it just works. You register some unlock phrases with your voice and then do the same with a screenshot of your face and before you know it you are unlocking important apps simply by glancing at your phone. Sound unsecured? Don't worry - the app features great combinations of security, meaning both face and voice recognition are required.

I set up the app and the registration process was hassle free. The app includes some really great set up tutorials, so no deep digging in menus or settings is required. Simply install, run and follow the instructions - it could not be easier. I was skeptical how it would work at first, but after only trying it a few times I could tell the technology was legit! I even tried to trick the app using slightly different phrases, or someone else's face with my voice, but it never unlocked!

If this all sounds like a great way to get stuck out of your favourite apps, don't worry. Worst case scenario, the app features alternate unlock by pin, patterns or passwords - but to be honest, I rarely found this necessary as the app just works the way it is!

Want some more reasons to install?
  • Your face and voice are the bio-metric keys that open the app, giving you the highest level of security out there
  • AppLock allows users to customize their security per app with Convenience mode (voice OR face) and TrulySecure mode (voice AND face).
  •  For families who share devices, AppLock offers security to individually selected apps. Therefore, the children can play games while your emails/texts/photos can be kept private.

Check it out today!


 

In the words of the developer:

AppLock by Sensory, the leader in advanced face and voice biometrics technologies, makes it easy to lock the apps on your phone or tablet that you want to keep private. AppLock ensures that only you can access your personal information, social media apps, and financial accounts, or make changes to the phone’s settings. Your face and voice are the biometric keys that unlock your apps, so you (and only you) can access them.

Fast and Simple Setup: Enrollment is quick and easy. First, choose one of the three pre-selected voice unlock phrases or create your own custom unlock phrase. Then, in just a few seconds, you can enroll both your face and voice by simply looking at your phone while speaking your chosen passphrase at the prompts. Choose which apps you want to lock, which security level to use for each app and you’re done. With AppLock you can lock each app with either Convenience Mode, which requires only face OR voice to unlock or TrulySecure Mode, for your most private apps, which requires face AND voice to unlock. That’s TrulySecure!

How it works: When you try to open any of your protected apps, AppLock will open a window looking for your face while listening for your voice to say your secret unlock phrase. As soon as AppLock’s advanced face and voice biometrics verify your face or voice (or both), your locked app will open almost instantly. AppLock uses advanced, deep learning algorithms to ensure that you and only you can get in. AppLock even learns your face more accurately over time. So the more you rely on it, the more reliable it gets!

Why use AppLock?: AppLock is powered by Sensory's TrulySecure™ face and voice multimodal biometric authentication technology, which combines powerful speaker verification and face recognition algorithms to ensure a seamless and secure experience. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Sensory is the leading provider of advanced deep learning face and voice biometrics for user authentication. To learn more about Sensory and TrulySecure, please visit our website: http://www.sensory.com/products/technologies/trulysecure/
AppLock is the only applocker on the Play Store that allows you to use your face OR voice, OR both to protect your apps. It’s a face lock and a voice lock all in one app!
AppLock is 100% free and 100% ad-free! Install AppLock and keep your apps secure! It takes only seconds to protect the privacy and security of your personal information like SMS, email, social media, banking apps and more.

How to Enroll:
We hope you find AppLock to be very easy to use. Here are a few hints to help you get started:
* Upon opening AppLock for the first time, you will be guided through the steps for AppLock to learn your face and voice.
* First, choose your voice unlock phrase. You can choose one of three pre-selected phrases or any 4-5 syllable phrase that you want.
* Then, just follow the on-screen process to enroll your face and voice.
* During enrollment, make sure you are in a bright and quiet location. If you're having trouble enrolling, it might be too dark or too loud. Look for text in the upper right of the screen telling you what the problem is.
* During enrollment, look at the camera with your face clearly visible and centered in the blue box and say your chosen passphrase as instructed by the on-screen prompts (usually three times) until enrollment completes.
* You will also be asked to create a backup authentication option, which can be either a PIN, pattern or password. You can use your backup method if conditions are too extreme for face or voice.

AppLock Support:
If you have any questions about AppLock or are having problems, please visit the AppLock support page below or email us at applock.support@sensory.com. We’ll respond quickly, usually the same day.
http://www.sensory.com/applock-support/

Try another great app from Sensory:
VoiceDial - dial by voice!
Download here: https://goo.gl/MWeXD1
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