• Apple explains what exactly happened when Face ID ‘failed' during iPhone X demo

    5 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple has officially clarified what happened on stage when the first demo of Face ID didn't go as planned . While many were quick to call it a “fail,” that's not what happened in the slightest. Apple confirmed the situation in a statement to Yahoo this evening...
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  • Apple Says Face ID Didn't Fail Onstage During iPhone X Keynote

    Apple Says Face ID Didn't Fail Onstage During iPhone X Keynote

    5 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    During an iPhone X demo conducted by Craig Federighi in yesterday's keynote, Face ID appeared to fail to recognize his face , leading to doubts about the feature's reliability and accuracy.
    There was a lot of speculation about just what went wrong on stage, ranging from a Face ID failure to a passcode lock, and according to Apple, it was the latter issue that caused the device not to work properly on stage. In a statement provided to Yahoo 's David Pogue, Apple says the device locked after several people interacted with it ahead of Federighi, causing it to require a passcode to unlock...
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  • Conan O'Brien Pokes Fun at Face ID in Skit With Fake Craig Federighi

    5 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Conan O'Brien, host of late night talk show Conan , last night did a skit covering Apple's keynote and the new Face ID feature designed to unlock the iPhone X with a facial scan.
    A fake Craig Federighi takes the stage to answer inane Face ID questions from the audience. "Does it work with the butt?" asks one person. "What's the maximum number of faces that the phone can recognize?" asks another man. "That's a good question. Just one," says fake Federighi. "I have six," says the audience member, holding up a garbage bag.
    Face ID is a new technology, so naturally there are a lot of questions...
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  • How the iPhone X camera works

    How the iPhone X camera works

    6 days ago - By iMore

    The front and back cameras on the iPhone X are extraordinary. No wonder more people take pictures with their iPhone than any other camera.
    Apple's latest flagship iPhone, the iPhone X has a lot of new features, but none so spectacular as the TrueDepth front-facing camera, which was built for practically-perfect facial recognition, but whose technology benefits all other aspects of photography. The backside camera ain't no slouch, either.
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    iPhone X preorders begin at 12:01 AM PT on Sept. 15.
    TrueDepth is truly deep
    The front-facing TrueDepth camera is where other model...
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