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Apple Says The Important Thing Is To Be The First To Make Tech 'Fantastic'

For Apple, beating the competition to the punch of a new idea doesn't matter. What's important is being the first to make it 'fantastic,' such as the Face ID and the iPhone X notch.

Apple December 7, 2017

Why Face ID Only Supports One Face, According To Apple Exec Craig Federighi

Apple’s Face ID is secure, fast, and probably the next big thing in the world of biometric unlocking for smartphones. But why does it support only one face? Apple software engineering VP Craig Federighi explains.

Apple December 4, 2017

Android Manufacturers To Equip Smartphones With 3D-Sensing Capability: Face ID-Like Feature Heading Their Way?

Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, and other smartphone vendors are reportedly going to equip their 2018 smartphones with a 3D-sensing feature, which is expectedly similar to the iPhone X's Face ID.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 19, 2017

A 10-Year-Old Used Face ID To Unlock His Mom's iPhone X: Will All Families Have The Same Problem?

A 10-year-old boy was able to unlock his mother's iPhone X using his face. Should iPhone X owners worry that the Face ID feature of Apple is unsafe and that random people can unlock their devices?

Apple November 15, 2017

Face ID Tricked By A $150 Mask: Should iPhone X Owners Worry?

A Vietnamese security firm was able to trick Apple's Face ID security feature through an elaborate mask that cost $150 to make. Should iPhone X owners worry about this discovery?

Apple November 12, 2017

Apple Launching iPad With Nearly Bezel-Less Display, Face ID In Late 2018: No OLED This Time, Though

The next iPad will go through a major redesign that involves removing Touch ID, making the display nearly bezel-less, and equipping it with Face ID. Rumors suggest this next-generation iPad will launch later next year.

Apple November 9, 2017

Apple To Release 2 iPhone X Successors Next Year: Are You Ready For The iPhone X Plus?

Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that there will be two iPhone X successors next year, one of which is expected to be the iPhone X Plus. The smartphones will both feature OLED displays and Face ID.

Apple November 8, 2017

What Can Fool Your iPhone X's Face ID? Probably Your Brother

The iPhone X just got tricked by brothers who aren't twins, unlocking itself via Face ID with the unregistered sibling's face. That goes to show that the facial recognition technology isn't foolproof, but that doesn't mean it's not secure.

Apple November 6, 2017

Apple Will Share Face-Mapping Data To App Developers: Should iPhone X Owners Be Concerned?

Apple will allow developers to access the face-mapping data collected by the TrueDepth camera of the iPhone X. Apple has guidelines to prevent the inappropriate usage of the data, but privacy advocates have still raised concerns.

Apple November 2, 2017

The iPhone X Release Was Supposed To Be Next Year, But Apple Took The Risk

A senior Apple executive revealed that the iPhone X was originally planned to be released in 2018. However, the company took the risk of accelerating its development to be able to launch the iPhone X this year.

Apple November 2, 2017

The iPhone 9 Supply Will Not Be Dragged Down By Face ID Components: Good News For Apple

The iPhone X supply shortage has been well-chronicled, and attributed to issues with Face ID components. According to famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, next year's iPhone models will not suffer from the same problem.

Apple October 30, 2017

Apple Denies Allegations Of Face ID Accuracy Downgrade To Speed Up iPhone X Production

A report claimed that Apple quietly allowed iPhone X suppliers to downgrade the accuracy of Face ID to speed up the production of the smartphone. Apple has strongly denied the allegations, saying that they are 'completely false.'

Apple October 25, 2017

All iPhone Models Next Year Rumored To Feature OLED Display, Face ID Of iPhone X

Rumors claim that next year's iPhone models will include the most important features of the iPhone X, namely the OLED display and Face ID. The 2018 iPhones will also be cheaper than the iPhone X.

Apple October 20, 2017

2018 iPad Pro Models Could Boast An iPhone X Feature, AKA Face ID: Report

Apple recently unveiled the iPhone X, introducing the Touch ID replacement Face ID. Now a report says that the Cupertino brand may equip 2018 iPad Pro models with the facial recognition technology too.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 10, 2017

Apple Sheds More Light On iPhone X's Face ID Security Via Technical White Paper

Apple has published a six-page technical white paper that addresses some of the questions and security concerns surrounding the new iPhone X's Face ID feature.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 28, 2017

Craig Federighi Tells Everything You Need To Know About Face ID On iPhone X

Face ID is quite probably the biggest feature on iPhone X, but it has raised several security concerns. Apple exec Craig Federighi has addressed such concerns in a new interview, explaining how accurate, fast, and secure Face ID is.

Apple September 16, 2017

Did The iPhone X Face ID Feature Really Fail Onstage? Here's What May Have Happened At The Apple Event

Something went wrong during the demonstration of the iPhone X's Face ID feature at Apple's Sept. 12 event. Did the facial recognition technology fail, or is there another explanation?

Apple September 14, 2017

iOS 11 GM Leaked, ‘Confirms’ iPhone 8 Features Like True Tone Display, Face ID, And More

Seems like Apple just has to deal with facts of the modern tech era: everything gets leaked. The iPhone 8 is now practically revealed thanks to the iOS 11 GM firmware, which shows key specs of the upcoming flagship.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 9, 2017

Goodbye Touch ID, Hello Face ID For iPhone 8? Apple's Facial Recognition Tech Can Read Faces In 'Millionths Of A Second'

Will Apple replaced the Touch ID fingerprint recognition system with the Face ID facial recognition system in the iPhone 8? From what we've heard about the feature, it is definitely a possibility.

Apple August 22, 2017

iOS 11 SOS Feature Disables Touch ID So You Can't Be Forced To Unlock Your iPhone With Your Finger

The Emergency SOS feature of iOS 11 does not only give users a quick way to call 911, but it also disables Touch ID. This will prevent users from being forced to unlock their iPhones using their fingerprint.

Apple August 17, 2017

The iPhone 8 Facial Recognition System Sounds Amazing: Face ID Of Apple Rumored To Work Even At Odd Angles

More details about the iPhone 8 facial recognition system have been found in HomePod firmware code. The feature, reportedly named Face ID, could allow users to unlock the smartphone even when it is lying flat on a table.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 7, 2017

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