The Galaxy S9 may not be unveiled in early January, as some reports had suggested, but that doesn't mean the Galaxy S9 rumors have stopped coming in. New reports reveal major details about the upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphones, including...Show More Summary
Phil Schiller recently joined Dutch website Bright.nl for a sit down interview. The Apple executive touched on topics such as the iPhone X and Face ID, as well as augmented reality and smart home technology. more…
What’s the best iPhone X features? Is it the huge OLED screen on the front? The Face ID camera? Or maybe the rear camera that’s even more potent than the iPhone 8 Plus? If you ask me, it’s the entire design. There’s no Face ID without an all-screen design. Show More Summary
Apple's second largest supplier of vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) arrays, Finisar, announced the acquisition of a 700,000-square foot plant on Thursday, a move that suggests TrueDepth and Face ID are coming to all iPhones in 2018.
Image via @MishManners Speaking at the Pivot Summit in Geelong, Victoria today, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak shared a few new tidbits about his experience with the iPhone X so far and his thoughts on Face ID vs. Touch ID. Woz also offered up a few anecdotes about his years working with Steve Jobs. Show More Summary
Texas Tribune: In Texas’ bid to keep its voter identification law intact, it was its legal foes — lawyers representing voting and civil rights groups and individual voters of color — who faced a tougher line of questioning Tuesday before … Continue reading ?
The early response to Face ID has been mostly positive, and it does seem to be hard to fool. However, some privacy advocates have expressed concern over how much access apps have to Face ID. The post Apps Might Have Too Much Access to Face ID Data on iPhone X appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Are apps allowed to collect too much data from Apple's facial-scanning TrueDepth scanning cameras? Also, how to revoke camera access.
The Korean phone giant has filed a patent that describes a way its phones could one day read the unique palm print on your hand, Engadget reports. But this isn’t Samsung just trying to claim a unique part of the body for new biometric authentication to fully unlock your phone. Show More Summary
Apple’s new iPhone X is better than its predecessors in so many ways. The design is better, the display is better, the cameras are better, Face ID is better than Touch ID, and so on. Apple improved just about everything it could possibly improve, but there’s one issue with iPhones that Apple will never do anything about. Show More Summary
Some iPhone X owners are reporting that Face ID is not working after updating to iOS 11.2, which was released this morning. The iPhone X instead shows an alert that says it is ‘unable to activate Face ID on this iPhone’. Luckily, the fix seems to be very simple – simply reboot your phone … more…
A month ago, we commented on the fact that Face ID seemed like a step backwards from Touch ID when it comes to multi-user support. Now, new comments from Craig Federighi suggest that multi-user access was never even intended for Touch ID. more…
Federighi replied to a Reddit user's query regarding whether or not more than one individual could use their face to unlock an iPhone. Now if we could just get him to reveal what he uses in his hair... Yesterday, Reddit user Steve Sheridan...Show More Summary
Gone is the home button. Gone is the fingerprint scanner. It’s time to make way for Face ID, Apple’s new method of identifying and authorizing users using facial recognition. There was a lot of concern that Apple’s Touch ID replacement would be flaky, slow, and less preferable to the at-times inconsistent fingerprint scanner. Show More Summary
Worried face tracking in ARKit will give developers access to your Face ID biometric data? Well, it can't and here's why. With iPhone X and the TrueDepth camera, Apple is introducing two very different systems: Face ID, which handles...Show More Summary
Bye-bye, notch! When the iPhone X was released, there was more talk about the notch than there was Face ID, Animoji, and the lack 'o homebutton. Lots of people either really didn't mind the look of it, while others were nit-picking the...Show More Summary
Bkav, a Vietnamese security firm, invented a $150 mask that bypassed Apple’s Face ID feature earlier this month. Due to skeptics, the security experts from Bkav decided to invent a new 3D mask. Bkav dubbed the new mask “the artificial...Show More Summary