Touch ID

How to quickly and discreetly disable Face ID on the iPhone X

Face ID is at least as secure as Touch ID, but it does have its drawbacks. If you have an identical twin, for example, they will probably be able to …

Apple

What Happens to Apple's Touch ID Now?

The fate of Apple's fingerprint recognition technology remains unclear.<p><b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) only brought Touch ID to the Mac just last year in the …

iOS

10-year-old kid succeeds in unlocking his mum’s iPhone X, with...

If you have a spare thousand dollars burning a hole in your pocket you might be tempted to purchase Apple’s latest smartphone, the iPhone X.<p>The new …

iOS

Google removes passcode/Touch ID/Face ID lock from Drive, Docs, Sheets & Slides

For reasons unknown, Google has recently removed the option to protect access to the Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides mobile apps with a passcode, …

iOS

Experts split on whether police can use dead bodies to unlock an iPhone

Security and biometrics experts are said to be divided on the question of whether police —or the FBI —could have used the body of Sutherland Springs …

Face ID

The fastest way to unlock your iPhone X with Face ID

There is a lot of chatter about people disappointed with the speed of unlocking the iPhone X with Face ID versus just about anything else with Touch …

iOS

Traveling This Holiday Season? Here Are Four Ways To Keep Your Data Safe

<i>What are some tips for travel during the holiday season? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to</i> …

Identity Theft

One week with the iPhone X: is it worth the upgrade?

I’ve spent a week now with the iPhone X. As I approach the end of my return window, I have to start weighing my options. I need to decide if the …

Phones

FBI may have missed its best chance to unlock Texas shooter's phone

The FBI complained last week that it had been unable to access the smartphone of the Texas church shooter, an echo of the San Bernardino</b> …

Privacy

How Significant is the Reported Face ID Hack?

You’ve probably already heard by now that a Vietnamese “security firm” (a fancy name for a front for hackers) called Bkav has announced a successful hack of Face ID. Let the uproar begin. However, while everyone in the tech press loses their minds and attempts to pull in a boatload of easy clicks …

Face ID

Is the Face ID discussion warranted or a secret case of Apple envy?

Whenever a significant new technology is incorporated into mainstream mobile phones, such upgrade should naturally be fair game for scrutiny and …

Face ID

KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple has 6.5'' OLED, 6.1'' LCD, and 5.8'' OLED iPhones slated for late 2018 launch, all following the iPhone X form factor

OLEDs

Have you found Face ID on the iPhone X to be an adequate successor to Touch ID? [Poll]

The iPhone X has been available for over a week now, which means users have had the last week to use Face ID, Apple’s new biometric technology that replaces Touch ID.<p>Over the last week, have you found Face ID to be an adequate successor to Touch ID?<p>Take Our Poll<p>The initial response to rumors that …

Apple

Yes, a dead person can unlock an iPhone - if detectives act fast

SAN FRANCISCO - Your shiny new smartphone may unlock with only your thumbprint, eye or face. But it turns out you don't need to be alive to get past …

Devin Kelley

iPhone X Diary: One week in, and I absolutely love this phone

The executive summary of this iPhone X Diary piece – almost a week in – is that I still love it, and I have found very little more to complain about.<p>Let’s start with the look and feel. I still love it. It still feels like a single slab of glass, and it has a really great tactile feel in the hand.<p>To …

Face ID

Report: The FBI may have made a crucial mistake in its efforts to unlock the Texas shooter’s iPhone

A new report from Reuters says the FBI may have made a crucial mistake in attempting to unlock the iPhone used by the gunman responsible for Sunday’s shooting at a Texas church.<p>The report explains that the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple for help in unlocking password and …

Privacy

Apple Inc. Says It Never Planned to Include Touch ID on iPhone X

All the reports that Apple was scrambling to get Touch ID working on the iPhone X were apparently fake news.<p>Ahead of the launch of <b>Apple</b>'s …

Investing

Delight

Ever since the iPhone X rollout, I’ve been struggling to put into words that feeling the iPhone X brought to the table, something that’s been missing …

IPhone X

I used the iPhone X for a week, and I'm convinced it's the best smartphone

• <b>The iPhone X is the best smartphone you can buy.</b>• <b><br>New features like Face ID work well but force you to learn new habits.</b>• <b><br>The big new screen is the best feature, but apps still need to adapt to the new form factor.</b><p>The other day, my colleague brought an original iPhone into Business Insider's video …

Phones

KGI analyst expects two OLED iPhones; Apple offering fixed-rate bonds

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to offer two OLED iPhones with stainless steel cases next year.<p>The newly launched …

Business

How to customize the Notes app on iPhone and iPad

Manage accounts, sort notes, set passwords, and more — here's how!<p>The Notes app for iPhone and iPad is your way to jot down quick things during the …

iOS

I Hate How Much I Love the iPhone X

I’m a total gadget nerd, and it’s been five years since a new smartphone made me nod to myself with the understanding that, “Yes, I need that thing …

Apple

Comment on How easy is it to fool the iPhone X’s Face ID? by Research firm fools iPhone X’s Face ID with cheap mask - Times of News India

[…] tried unlocking the device using a mask but Apple’s system wasn’t spoofed. However, Bkav’s tests prove that with plenty of […]

iOS

iPhone X: The good, the bad, the ugly, this week on The CultCast

This week, on The CultCast: The reviews are in! We’ll tell you what people love and don’t about Apple’s very hot, very new iPhone X. Plus: how to speed up Face ID; and we’ll tell you about the clever new strategy Apple used to build massive hype for the iPhone X launch, and why it really pissed a …

iOS

The limitations of Face ID: What you need to know

Face ID can feel downright magical. But if you don't know its limitations, that magic can quickly shatter. Here's why.<p>There's been so much effusion …

iOS

iPhone X rushed from 2018 to this year

Apple’s senior vice president for hardware engineering, Dan Riccio, said that “a lot of hard work, talent, grit, and determination” was put into …

Technology

If Face ID is Apple’s future, where will we see it next?

Ahead of the iPhone X’s announcement back in September, there had been plenty of rumors about it including biometric security based on facial …

Apple

Apple’s profit soars as its new iPhone hits Asian stores

He said he had bought two of the 64GB version, costing HK$8,588 ($1,100), one for himself and one for his wife. The 256GB model costs HK$9,888. …

Business (South Africa)

iPhone X Launch: Best Deals, What The Reviews Are Saying And More

Would you pay £1,000 for a smartphone?<p>Apple’s iPhone X officially went on sale this morning and despite the initially muted queues for the iPhone 8, …

iPhone

We Don’t Need The iPhone X

Seven reasons why Apple’s phone “of the future” is anything but.<p>The iPhone X is a sham. The epitome of fluff over function. The penultimate step in Apple’s downward spiral toward replacing the Ramsian “Less is more” with the “more, more, <i>more</i>!” of a greedy kid in a cupcake shop. One more brick, at …

Phones