A leaked metal chassis, purportedly for this fall's "iPhone 8," may suggest that Apple is indeed planning to put a Touch ID sensor on the rear of the device -- though the part conflicts with other recent rumors.
With less than two months to go before Apple is expected to take the wraps off its 2017 iPhone lineup, it's a bit peculiar that there are still so many questions that remain unanswered. By this time in years past, little if any mystery still remained. Show More Summary
Regardless of whether or not the iPhone 8 will feature Touch ID, it's all but guaranteed that the device will feature facial recognition technology. Over the past few weeks and months, word that the iPhone 8 will incorporate facial recognition...Show More Summary
An iPhone 8 rendering based on Apple's supply chain points to an oversized Home button that could double as a Touch ID sensor.
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A Bloomberg report suggests that Apple intends face-recognition to completely replace Touch ID, though it is still testing the technology and no final decision has yet been made regarding the iPhone 8, it claims. Citing multiple sources, the report also has a few more details on how Apple plans to address the challenges involved in replacing Touch ID … more…
Do you think that the iPhone 8 might be lacking Touch ID? We delve into rumors in the iMore forums and would love if you joined us! There have been plenty of rumors swirling around about the iPhone 8: what it looks like, where the camera...Show More Summary
Analysts are now questioning whether Apple will be able to meet its deadline for cracking the in-display fingerprint sensor, or if the iPhone 8 will have to go without. The post The iPhone 8 May Lack Touch ID Due to Delayed In-Display Sensor appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Touch ID isn't a feature. It's a solution to a problem that can potentially be solved in a variety of other ways. Including Face ID. There's been an incredible amount of noise and speculation over Touch ID on iPhone 8. Apple no doubt...Show More Summary
Barron’s is claiming that Apple still hasn’t finalized its authentication plans for the iPhone 8, and has ‘just weeks’ to decide whether or not to include a Touch ID module embedded into the display. “Apple continues to struggle with...Show More Summary
In a new research note, Barron’s claims Apple is down to the wire with “just weeks to fix its fingerprint problem” or be forced to either delay the iPhone 8’s launch or do away with Touch ID altogether. Problems with the speed and accuracy...Show More Summary
While the iPhone 8 rumor mill has been unusually quiet over the last several months, we’re finally starting to get some leaks. Many of them have revolved around Touch ID, the system used to unlock iPhones with your fingerprint. Currently...Show More Summary
A photograph posted to Chinese microblogging service Weibo claims to show a production glass panel back bound for Apple's rumored "iPhone 8," with the alleged part lacking a cutout for a Touch ID fingerprint reader.
A new patent supports Apple's direction to move away from Touch ID and bring on 3D face scanning. Apple details its HomePod technology, and iTunes is losing ground to Amazon and Comcast.
With the iPhone 8 all but assured of sporting an edgeless OLED display, it remains unclear what Apple plans to do with the Touch ID sensor. Originally introduced with the iPhone 5s as a clever alternative to clunky passcodes, Touch ID not only helps secure one's iPhone but also serves as the foundation for Apple Pay. Show More Summary
With each passing week, it seems as if a different iPhone 8 rumor manages to grab our attention. One week might present us with a number of varying theories as to where Apple might place the iPhone 8's Touch ID sensor, while the next week might focus on an endless stream of conflicting reports regarding the iPhone 8's alleged release date. Show More Summary
As tidbits of Apple rumors are flying around, we just got bumped with another shocker! Sources have stated that Apple might come up with face scanning technology along with iPhone 8, replacing Touch ID instead. Touch ID happens to be...Show More Summary
In this week’s top stories: New iPhone 8 face recognition and Touch ID details, our 10.5-inch iPad Pro Smart Keyboard video review, new apps and updates, and much more. more…
This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the latest Apple Watch Activity Challenge and upcoming improvements to watchOS, the curious removal of a useful 3D Touch gesture, possible ProMotion iPhone displays, fewer color options, and Touch ID...Show More Summary