• Law Enforcement Officials Not A Fan Of Apple's Face ID Security

    3 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    Security features like passcodes, fingerprint scanners, and facial recognition systems are designed to help protect our mobile devices against thieves and those who plan to pry into our private lives. Unfortunately it seems that these security measures aren't looked upon favorably by law enforcement officials. In fact in a recent report from WTOP , it seems that police in Washington have expressed their frustration at Apple's latest security feature launched with the iPhone X : Face ID. For those unfamiliar, Face ID is Apple's take on facial recognition in which it relies on a bunch of...
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  • Apple Claims That Face ID Did Not ‘Fail' During iPhone X Demo

    Apple Claims That Face ID Did Not ‘Fail' During iPhone X Demo

    3 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    Just the other day Apple unveiled the iPhone X , the company's first iPhone with an OLED display and also the first iPhone to sport the new Face ID facial recognition technology. The feature was touted as being quick, secure, and flawless, but Craig Federighi's demo on stage was anything but, and it took a couple of tries before it worked. Now many were quick to assume that this proved that Face ID was not what Apple had initially promised, but Apple has since issued a statement to Yahoo explaining what had gone wrong. According to the statement, “People were handling the device for stage...
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  • Apple's Face ID demo on-stage fail might not have been a Face ID fail at all

    Apple's Face ID demo on-stage fail might not have been a Face ID fail at all

    3 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Probably the single most important new feature of the iPhone X, its Face ID that users will use tens or hundreds of times to unlock their phones every day, had failed.
    At least that's what most people thought when Apple's Craig Federighi went up on stage to give the first official iPhone X demo to millions of viewers.
    "Unlocking it is as easy as looking at it and swiping up," Federighi said and picked up the phone. "And, you know..."
    And viewers knew that something was wrong because suddenly ...
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