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November 8, 2017
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Warby Parker is using face mapping on the iPhone X to provide glasses recommendations

Apple’s new TrueDepth camera system on the iPhone X is an integral piece of Face ID, but the face mapping data it can provide is able to be used for much more. Popular glasses company Warby Parker is using the … Continue reading

November 4, 2017
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New video shows Face ID fail to properly distinguish between siblings

Apple touts that Face ID is even more secure than Touch ID was, with there being a 1 in 1,000,000 chance of a different person being able to unlock someone else’s iPhone X with Face ID. A new video posted … Continue reading

October 29, 2017
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Comments Off on Face ID, TrueDepth camera component supplies ‘stable,’ technology will span 2018 iPhone line

Face ID, TrueDepth camera component supplies ‘stable,’ technology will span 2018 iPhone line

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that the 2018 model-year iPhone will launch "on time" and with a "stable supply" sporting the existing TrueDepth system, and Face ID user authentication. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 14, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: Face ID on 2018 iPad Pro, foldable iPhones, Qualcomm looks to shut down iPhone & more

This week on AI: Face ID on 2018 iPad Pro, foldable iPhones, Qualcomm looks to shut down iPhone & more

Not content to rest for long, the rumor train steamed forward this week with hints of Face ID on the iPad Pro, a stylus-equipped iPhone, and even a foldable iPhone coming several years down the road. Qualcomm, meanwhile, fired another … Continue reading

October 13, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple predicted to ditch Touch ID for Face ID with 2018 iPhone lineup

Apple predicted to ditch Touch ID for Face ID with 2018 iPhone lineup

Apple is going all in on Face ID, according to well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes the company will completely abandon its Touch ID capacitive fingerprint recognition system in favor of the depth-sensing technology when it introduces next year’s … Continue reading

September 16, 2017
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Craig Federighi talks Face ID details ahead of iPhone X launch [Updated]

Update: When asked about the intricacies of Face ID, Apple provided the following comment: Our teams have been developing the technologies behind Face ID for several years, and our users’ privacy has been a priority since the very beginning. Face … Continue reading

September 15, 2017
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New App Store guidelines crack down on iOS ‘virus scanners’, require alternatives to Face ID for under 13’s

Apple has updated its developer app review guidelines for the iPhone and iPad App Store this week with new clauses addressing the appropriate usage of Face ID, ARKit and more. Apple says that ARKit apps must provide a rich experience; … Continue reading

September 10, 2017
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Comments Off on Further delves into the leaked iOS 11 ‘gold master’ reveal Face ID setup animation

Further delves into the leaked iOS 11 ‘gold master’ reveal Face ID setup animation

Apple has been suspected of replacing Touch ID on the iPhone X with FaceID — and looking deeper into the iOS 11 firmware has revealed details on how FaceID setup will likely work. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 6, 2017
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Are you convinced that Face ID will be a suitable replacement for Touch ID on the iPhone 8? [Poll]

Touch ID on the iPhone 8 has been one of the biggest points of contention thus far. While it was initially believed that the fingerprint technology would be embedded beneath the display itself, more recent reports have said that Apple … Continue reading

August 6, 2017
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Face ID on the iPhone 8 may work even when the device is laying flat…

Earlier today, developers uncovered the latest piece of information in the HomePod’s firmware: a potential upcoming Apple TV model with 4K support and more. Now, iHelp highlights yet another new iPhone 8 detail from the HomePod firmware, this time related … Continue reading

July 31, 2017
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HomePod firmware seemingly confirms iPhone 8 front design & support for ‘Face ID’

Last week, Apple released the first build of the upcoming HomePod’s firmware, allowing curious developers to unpack the code and learn a few additional details about the smart speaker. Now, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered code that seemingly confirms that the upcoming … Continue reading

July 10, 2017
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: iPhone 8 face recognition, lack of Touch ID, & OLED details, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, new apps & updates, & more

This week’s top stories: iPhone 8 face recognition, lack of Touch ID, & OLED details, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, new apps & updates, & more

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… 9to5Mac

April 2, 2017
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Comments Off on Workflow looks to have long future at Apple, but users face short-term changes

Workflow looks to have long future at Apple, but users face short-term changes

Despite the long-term benefits Workflow will reap from Apple’s acquisition, existing users have already seen features disappear. AppleInsider assesses the pros and cons of the buy. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Frankenphone combines (Product)Red iPhone 7 Plus with Jet Black iPhone face

Frankenphone combines (Product)Red iPhone 7 Plus with Jet Black iPhone face

A YouTube video creator took umbrage to the white bezel on the new (Product)Red iPhone 7 Plus, and swapped out parts with a Jet Black model leading to an iPhone 7 Plus with a red back case, and black front … Continue reading