• Conan spotlights Face ID with humorous Q&A starring a fake Craig Federighi

    8 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Conan usually has some pretty good comedy after new Apple products and events, and the iPhone X is no different. The late night host this evening debuted a brief segment featuring a question and answer session with a fake Craig Federighi .
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  • Did Apple's demo of Face ID convince you that it's a worthy Touch ID replacement?

    Did Apple's demo of Face ID convince you that it's a worthy Touch ID replacement?

    9 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    One of the most pressing questions about the iPhone X in the lead up to its announcement was whether Face ID would be a worthy replacement for Touch ID. The switch to an all-screen design means that Apple has dropped the Home button - and right along with it, Touch ID.
    Apple yesterday demoed Face ID for the first time and we're curious, were you impressed by the demo? Do you see Face ID as worthy replacement for Touch ID?
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  • U.S. Senator Raises Questions About Security and Privacy of Face ID

    U.S. Senator Raises Questions About Security and Privacy of Face ID

    9 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Just a day after Apple unveiled its new flagship iPhone X equipped with a facial recognition system, United States Senator Al Franken , who is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, sent a letter [ PDF ] to Apple CEO Tim Cook with some questions on the privacy and the security of the Face ID feature.
    Face ID is designed to take a 3D face scan that determines the structure of a person's face and transforms it into a mathematical model for device authentication and unlocking purposes. Apple has said that Face ID is protected by the same Secure Enclave...
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  • Watch media fail to cover Face ID demo glitch - so embarrassing!

    Watch media fail to cover Face ID demo glitch - so embarrassing!

    9 days ago - By iMore

    Face ID didn't fail at Apple's iPhone X event, device setup did - and then so did the media.
    During Apple's iPhone X Event, senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi had to switch to backup device after discovering the feature he was about to demonstrate, Face ID, was disabled on the primary device.
    Just like with Touch ID, Apple's existing fingerprint identity sensor, Face ID, the new facial identity sensor, requires the device passcode to be entered before it'll start working following reboot, a period of inactivity, or successive authentication attempts that don't...
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