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3 big problems with Apple Watch Series 3

Search results for: three big problems<p>The Apple Watch has come a long way from the first model. With each update, Apple adds important missing ingredients, like GPS, a faster processor, cellular and an altimeter.<p>So has Apple Watch finally reached its true potential? Cupertino certainly thinks so. …

Apple Watch

Report: Apple Inc. iPhone X Production Delayed Even Further

Apple's most exciting iPhone has reportedly seen multiple production delays.<p>When <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone …

Investing

9 reasons you should buy an iPhone 8 instead of an iPhone X

Apple announced three new iPhones this month: the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus, and the high-end iPhone X.<p>Those three phones start at $699, $799, and $999, respectively.<p>Based on the relatively diminutive launch-day lines for the iPhone 8, it seems likely that most people are waiting for the release …

Phones

Set Up iOS 11's Emergency SOS Now When You Don't Need It

Emergency SOS in iOS 11 is one of those features you probably will never use, but it is a good idea to go ahead and set it up now just in case you do …

iOS

How to Discreetly Disable Touch ID and Face ID on an iPhone in iOS 11

There's an Emergency SOS feature built into iOS 11 that has hidden functionality - it automatically disables Touch ID and makes it so your passcode has to be entered to unlock your iPhone.<p>Because it essentially shuts down the biometrics on your device, you can't be compelled by a police officer or …

iOS

How Apple Will Stop Companies Abusing Facial Recognition on New iPhone X

When Apple's new iPhone X arrives next month, its Face ID technology will introduce a new era of convenience—but also new risks of broad face-based …

Privacy

11 Amazing Ways to Increase iPhone 8 & iOS 11 Security — Block Hackers

Is your iPhone or iPad as secure as it could be? It probably isn’t and here are the top methods to increase the security and privacy of your iPhone. …

IOS 11

15 Essential iPhone 8 Tips for Getting Started

iPhone 8 Setup Guide<p>The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have hit stores, with phones arriving in the hands of anyone who preordered them. After you ogle the …

iOS

Apple premieres new promo video, '8 things to love about iPhone 8'

Apple on Friday released a new video ad, "8 things to love about iPhone 8," looking to hook viewers on its latest smartphone, shipping today.<p>The …

IPhone 8

Adjust these iOS 11 settings to make your iPhone as secure as possible

Apple’s introduction of Face ID on the iPhone X dragged the conversation about iOS security back into the spotlight — and that’s always a good thing. …

iOS

Face ID can protect iPhone X from thieves, but not the law

For the police, unlocking your iPhone X could be the same as taking your mugshot, thanks to Face ID.<p>One of the marquee features of Apple's latest flagship phone, Face ID uses multiple scanners for facial recognition. That's great for preventing people from snooping, but as its Touch ID counterpart …

Privacy

Hackers respond to Face ID on the iPhone X

Everyone is still coming to grips with the implications of iPhone X users having to rely on their face to unlock the device once Apple’s new …

iOS

Apple’s latest how-to videos highlight tips and tricks for setting up Apple Pay

Apple this evening has shared a pair of new videos to its YouTube channel as part of its ongoing how-to series. These videos focus on Apple Pay and the process of setting up a card and subsequently paying in store using your iPhone.<p>The first video runs users through the process of adding a card to …

Technology

As shoppers start paying by fingerprint, what other changes lie ahead for banking and spending?

While some rural towns in Britain are still getting to grips with contactless card machines, a Costcutter store in Uxbridge has become the first supermarket in the world to let shoppers pay for groceries using just the veins in their fingertips.<p>The store, at Brunel University in London, enables …

Banking

How to set up Apple Pay and make payments with your iPhone

Apple Pay has been around for a few years now, but for those just getting into the system it is a great way to easily make contactless payments on public transport, in hundreds of shops, and even send money to friends instantly.<p>With more banks now supporting the service and changes coming on …

Banking

Face ID to be seen on all Apple iPhones from 2018, predicts KGI Securities

Apple has announced a new way for biometric login called Face ID which will be seen on the iPhone X. But if it catches on in popularity, KGI …

iOS

How to Set up and Use Face ID on iPhone X

iPhone X has undergone major changes and one highlighting new feature is Face ID, which allows you to unlock your iPhone using your face. Touch ID is …

iOS

Apple forgot to mention one of the best things about the iPhone X

Last week’s Apple event was historic for several reasons. It was the first Apple press conference to be held at Apple’s new campus in the Steve Jobs …

Apple

The Surprise, The Disappointment And The Head Scratcher From The Apple Event

The highlights of the Apple event from my point of view.<p>Was there anything from the event that would make investors reconsider their position in …

Business

Maybe Apple Inc. Didn't Suffer a Touch ID Fail After All -- The Motley Fool

Two respected sources tell the world that Face ID was slated to replace Touch ID in the iPhone X all along.<p>Leading up to the launch of the new …

Investing

How Apple's New Facial Recognition Technology Will Change Enterprise Security

Expect a trickle-down effect, as tech similar to Face ID becomes offered outside of Apple.<p>Apple's new Face ID technology promises a security …

Security

Beware Of Apple's New Face ID

Face recognition technology creates serious legal, cultural and philosophical problems, writes Kade Crockford. Turn it off.

Privacy

Take these steps to secure your phone before letting anyone—even your friends—borrow it

Keep your secrets safe.<p>When somebody asks to borrow your phone—perhaps a stranger asks to make a call, or a friend wants to scroll through your vacation photos—the thought can give you heart palpitations. We keep so much data and personal information on our little pocket computers that handing them …

iOS Apps

No, Apple's Face ID Is Not A 'Secure Password'

Apple has announced its new smartphone, iPhone X. The device is extremely expensive, starting at $999 (or $1331 in the UK), so potential buyers are asking themselves: Is it really worth it?<p>One factor that might influence your decision is the fact Apple seems to want more money for fewer features. …

Phil Schiller

Apple’s clever strategy for forcing partners to use Face ID

When Apple announced the iPhone X last week, the most sophisticated (and widely predicted) feature revealed was the facial recognition approach, …

Business Technology

Dear Apple, The iPhone X and Face ID are Orwellian and Creepy

Who the hell actually asked for Face ID?<p>For the company that famously used 1984 in its advertising to usher in a new era of personal computing, it is …

MacBook Pro

Apple assures us that Face ID on the iPhone X is as reliable and secure as Touch ID

Since making its debut on the iPhone 5s a few years ago, Touch ID quickly became an indispensable and reliable part of the iPhone user experience. …

iOS

iPhone X Vs iPhone 8: What's The Difference?

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now on sale (and there are important differences between them), but you will have to wait longer for the iPhone X which is <i>by far</i> the most interesting of Apple’s new iPhones. But the iPhone X is also over 40% more expensive than the iPhone 8, so is it worth the …

Phones

Face ID has upsides and downsides and isn't less secure than PIN or Touch ID in practice

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Apple's New Toys and Why the Hottest Tech Is Only Going to Get Creepier

To give consumers the experiences they're demanding, tech companies need to know everything about them.<p>Once upon a time, the buzzy new consumer technologies du jour involved digital reproductions of analog tools like the typewriter and the camera. Now, it's human abilities the engineers and …