We actually posed this question more than a couple of weeks ago, and now in light of some recent and very relevant news, we might have to ask it again -- is Face ID safe? Of course, the news being referred to is that of a Vietnam based security software firm that reportedly was able to hack the facial recognition system, and even posted a video demo on YouTube last Friday.
Apple had actually offered to aid the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with regards to accessing an iPhone unit used by Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley. The tech giant had apparently heard that the agency was having difficulties unlocking the device. During the recent weekend, Kelley had opened fire inside a Texas church, killing 26 people and injuring 20 others before taking his own life.
Amidst talks of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus not living up to expectations sales wise, it appears that Apple is not having a bad third quarter after all. As a matter of fact, the tech giant has just released its Q3 2017 earnings report and it is actually having quite a good three month run, with revenues generally beating analysts’ projections.
Well, well, well -- Apple has recently published an official list of cars that come with built in wireless charging pads that have support for the Qi wireless charging standard developed by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC).
According to a new report recently released by Sensor Tower, Apple’s ARKit has now been installed over 3 million times around the world by way of a host of mobile apps and games powered by the augmented reality (AR) platform. Of that 3 million downloads, it turns out that majority of them are games (53 percent).
Just in time for Halloween, Apple is debuting hundreds of additional emoji that should land on iPhone and iPad tablet devices soon. According to the tech giant, some of the new emoji consist of new food pictogram representations, as well as fresh ones for mythical creatures and monsters (cutified, of course), and smiley faces that are more emotive. This latest batch of emoji is coming to Apple mobile devices by way of the upcoming roll out of iOS 11.1.
Everybody has already heard of the iPhone X (which goes on sale on November 3rd of this year), and almost certainly, of its most interesting feature, Face ID. But for those still not in the know, however, the feature is basically about using facial recognition technology in order to unlock the iPhone X.
September is always an eventful month for Apple, and of course, for its fans, especially those eager to know what new cool stuff the tech giant is announcing and will be releasing later in the year, or during the busy holiday shopping season. For this year, Apple has once again unveiled some new products that will be talked about for months, that is until rumors of the next iPhone model start to circulate. So scroll down below to find out what’s new.