The 2019 iPad is rumored to retain two features Apple has been letting go these past few years. It might even launch alongside a new iPad mini model as well.
Apple March 11, 2019
The iPhone 8 will lose a key security and biometric feature that Apple helped popularize. New reports say Apple might actually ditch Touch ID and replace it with facial recognition technology.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 8, 2017
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
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
There is 'a sense of panic in the air' in Apple, according to a report by Fast Company. The iPhone 8 team is said to be encountering software problems surrounding the upcoming smartphone's wireless charging and 3D face scanning features.
Apple July 12, 2017
Apple is said to remove Touch ID from iPhones, starting with the iPhone 8. As a replacement, 3D facial recognition technology could be the new standard in iPhones, which could make them less secure.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2017
A report claims that Apple is looking to replace the Touch ID in iPhones with 3D face scanning technology. Will the new security feature be ready in time for the upcoming iPhone 8?
Apple July 4, 2017
Apple reportedly managed to successfully integrate fingerprint authentication technology into the display of its upcoming iPhone 8, according to sources at TSMC. The iPhone 8 will also have a new aspect ratio and a design overhaul.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 26, 2017
Leaked images of the iPhone 8's dummy models showed off a device with edge-to-edge display and no physical rear-mounted Touch ID sensor. The impending smartphone may instead incorporate the biometric technology underneath the display itself.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 24, 2017
Apple may be forced to drop Touch ID technology, one of the iPhone's core features, from the upcoming iPhone 8. The company is struggling to solve issues related to placing the fingerprint scanner underneath the smartphone's display.
Apple April 17, 2017
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says enhanced security features are expected in the rumored iPhone 8 and the 2017 iPhone lineup. Revamped biometric tech will come by way of better Touch ID and even facial recognition.
Apple January 22, 2017
Six-year-old Arkansas native Ashlynd Howell was able to place $250 worth of purchases on Amazon without her parents' knowledge. The little girl gained access to a smartphone by scanning her sleeping mother's fingerprint.
Apps/Software December 28, 2016
It’s not everyday that one wakes up with an Amazon bill one doesn’t remember spending. That’s is exactly what happened to a mother in Arkansas, whose daughter’s sly craftiness led to tricking the Touch ID feature on her mother’s iPhone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2016
The 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro 2016 models with the Touch Bar display feature will soon arrive to customers who preordered the variants. The order status of the said laptops has changed to the 'preparing for shipment' tag.
Apple November 11, 2016
The MacBook Pro now has Touch ID, a feature that is mostly overlooked. AgileBits seems to have taken due notice of it, though, posting a sneak peek video of how Touch ID can work with password managing software 1Password.
Apps/Software October 29, 2016
Apple announced its redesigned MacBook Pros that are available to preorder today, featuring its new OLED strip called Touch Bar and Touch ID.
Computers October 27, 2016
Apple is set to hold a press event on Oct. 27, where it's expected to unveil the new MacBook Pro. The company's soon-to-be flagship laptop is rumored to feature an OLED secondary display, Touch ID, beefed-up internals and more.
Computers October 21, 2016
Apple’s newly awarded patent means it could get rid of the Home Button in its next model, and instead feature its Touch ID fingerprint sensor underneath the display.
Apple October 5, 2016
A new report claims Apple's redesigned MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel, Touch ID and more are close to being released. The company is reportedly planning to release the new MacBook Pro in late October.
Computers October 1, 2016
Here’s how to get the Touch ID feature of iOS 9 to unlock your iPhone back after installing iOS 10.
Apple September 14, 2016
A patent application for Apple reveals a technology that will further improve the security of the iPhone. Upon meeting certain trigger conditions, the system can collect biometric information from thieves, including their fingerprints and a video of them.
Apple August 26, 2016
A source confirmed that the new Apple MacBook Pro models will feature Touch ID technology and an OLED display touch bar, replacing the physical function keys. The Touch ID will be located in the power button of the upcoming laptops.
Apple August 9, 2016
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is nearing and several hints show that a new MacBook Pro is set for release. The upcoming laptop is said to pack beefy specs and a few productivity and security features.
Apple May 23, 2016
Apple is working on a remote unlock feature for the next version of OS X, according to reports. And this might have something to do with Apple Pay.
Apps/Software May 20, 2016
Apple recently published two ads highlighting the iPhone 6s’ potential. The new commercials focus on the 4K video capture capability of the device, as well as the Touch ID potential, and one of them stars Neil Patrick Harris.
Apple April 26, 2016
Just how easy is it to use Touch ID compared to other security systems for mobile devices? Apple reveals how many times the average iPhone user is able to access his or her device easily throughout the day.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 20, 2016
The new Apple iPhone SE was spotted at AnTuTu, where the handset was revealed to come packed with 2 GB of RAM. The four-inch device seems to also feature a pixel resolution of 1136 by 640, 12 MP main camera and iOS 9.3.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 23, 2016
A new update to Microsoft Outlook brings with it support for Touch ID so that the user's emails, calendar and documents are protected.
Apps/Software March 14, 2016
Apple has issued an apology regarding the infamous Error 53 that previously plagued some iPhone owners. It has also pushed out an updated version of iOS 9.2.1 to fix the phones disabled by the error.
Apps/Software February 19, 2016
An update to iOS 9 has been turning iPhones into paperweights and its error message is becoming infamous. Error 53 roughly translates to 'Your phone has been bricked, TTYL!.'
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 6, 2016
Apple seeds the beta for iOS 9.3 to developers, which includes new Night Shift mode, and updates to apps.
Apps/Software January 11, 2016
A new rumor from the Far East claims Apple is testing various advanced new features to incorporate into the iPhone 7. Word has it that the company will test out five different prototypes.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 1, 2015
Add this one to the growing list of iPhone 7 rumors – a "panic mode" that can be initiated with a secret "panic finger." The latest Apple patent reveals Touch ID recognizing a specific fingerprint that when used would automatically put an iPhone into "panic mode" and locks down the phone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 8, 2015
Disgruntled Apple product users have turned to the company's Support Community forum to report issues regarding the latest iOS 9.1 update for both iPads and iPhones. Many of the complaints centered on the inability of gadgets to recognize user fingerprints after the software update is installed.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 7, 2015
The iPhone 7, not yet scheduled for release until a year from now, is already the subject of speculations and predictions. One analyst thinks the next Apple flagship phone will not have a home button.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 21, 2015
New iPhone 6s owners are raising complaints that their brand new smartphones have the Touch ID button heating up for no reason at all. While there’s a temporary fix to the issue, iPhone 6s owners are obviously not cool with it.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 6, 2015
Early users of the iPhone 6s note the changes on the Touch ID feature of the smartphone, saying it reads thumb impressions twice faster.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 28, 2015
Looking to cash in on a $1 million bounty, hackers have shared an exploit that offers access to contacts and photos in about 30 seconds.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 23, 2015
Apple has announced its next generation of iPhones, the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. The devices feature an upgraded camera, as well as 3D Touch, offering another level of input on the iPhone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 9, 2015
Apple is gearing up to launch a number of devices in September. These include the iPhone 6S duo, the next-gen Apple TV and the new iPad mini 4.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 11, 2015
The first reviews of the OnePlus 2 are in, and many users lucky enough to be given a review model agree that OnePlus is once again successful at making its second impressive smartphone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 1, 2015
A new report revives a long-running rumor that Apple is planning to do away with the home button on the iPhone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 23, 2015
Apple intends to deploy the six-digit passcode for unlocking Touch ID compatible iPhones and iPads that will run on the impending iOS 9.
Apps/Software June 10, 2015
Apple updated its Apple Store app for iOS to version 3.3, which brings the much-awaited support for Touch ID that will enable users to check receipts, make reservations at Apple Stores and avail of two-step authentication.
Apps/Software May 24, 2015
New leaked images of the iPad Pro case are compared with an iPad Air 2 to measure the tablet’s probable dimensions. This last release is somewhat consistent to earlier pictures posted by Sonny Dickson, a known Apple insider.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 21, 2015