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Recapping Rumors About Under-Screen Face ID and Touch ID on Future iPhones

Earlier this week, display industry consultant Ross Young claimed that iPhone 14 Pro models will feature both hole-punch and pill-shaped cutouts that replace the notch. If this design proves to be accurate, it rules out Face ID fully under the display this year. In light of this latest rumor, we have put together a recap of everything that we have heard so far about Face ID and Touch ID on future iPhones. Face ID Under the Display Young claimed that the infrared camera built into the iPho...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Touch ID, Mark Gurman, Joanna Stern, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Face Id, Ross Young, 2023 iPhones, iPhone 14, Kuo Touch

How to unlock your iPhone with an Apple Watch

Use the "Unlock with Apple Watch" feature to unlock your iPhone with the accompanying gadget.Getty Images You can unlock your iPhone with an Apple Watch, which is useful if you're wearing a mask or Face ID can't identify you. You need to make sure your watch has WiFi, Bluetooth, a passcode, and wrist detection all configured. When you turn on Unlock with Apple Watch on the iPhone, it'll automatically unlock when you raise your wrist or tap the screen. Visit Insider's Tech Refe...
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Apple relents to make iPhone 13 display repairs easier

Apple has promised to end a restriction that made it difficult for a third-party repair service to replace the display on an iPhone 13.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Phones, Face Id, iPhone 13

Apple yields to demands to make iPhone 13 display repairs easier

Apple has promised to end a restriction that made it difficult for a third-party repair service to replace the display on an iPhone 13.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Phones, Face Id, iPhone 13

7 ways to troubleshoot if Face ID isn't working on your iPhone or iPad

There could be one or several issues preventing your Face ID from working. Getty Images If Face ID doesn't appear to be working on your Apple device, start by making sure it's enabled in Settings for any features you want it to unlock. You can create a second appearance in Face ID so it has an easier time recognizing you. Ensure the camera isn't blocked, but if your face is blocked (with a mask, for example), you might need to unlock your device with a different technique. Vis...
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The iPhone 14 may keep its distinctive notch for yet another year despite rumors

Countering rumors of a notch-less iPhone 14, a new report claims that Apple plans to shrink the notch further rather than opting for a hole-punch display.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Face Id, iPhone 14

iPhone 13 May Feature Upgraded Face ID That Works With Masks and Foggy Glasses

Apple is currently testing new Face ID hardware that could allow users to unlock their iPhone while wearing a mask or foggy glasses, according to leaker Jon Prosser. Render of the upgraded Face ID prototype case. Via his website, Prosser explained that Apple is testing more advanced Face ID hardware using a case that fits snugly around an iPhone 12. The case allows the ‌iPhone‌ to bypass its built-in Face ID system to use that of the case instead. Prosser believes that t...
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'Master Face': Researchers Say They've Found a Wildly Successful Bypass for Face Recognition Tech

In addition to helping police arrest the wrong person or monitor how often you visit the Gap store, facial recognition is increasingly used by companies as a routine security procedure: it’s a way to unlock your phone or social media account, for instance. This practice comes with an exchange of some privacy for the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Learning, Face, Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Computer Graphics, Face Id, Deepfake, Face Recognition Tech, StyleGAN, Facial recognition system, Applications Of Computer Vision, Technology Internet, Artificial Intelligence Applications

Despite controversies and bans, facial recognition startups are flush with VC cash

If efforts by states and cities to pass privacy regulations curbing the use of facial recognition are anything to go by, you might fear the worst for the companies building the technology. But a recent influx of investor cash suggests the facial recognition startup sector is thriving, not suffering. Facial recognition is one of the most controversial and complex policy areas in play. The technology can be used to track where you go and what you do. It’s used by public authorities and in private ...
Tags: Security, New York, Microsoft, Privacy, Minneapolis, Eric Holder, China, Softbank, Funding, New York City, Israel, US, Tech, European Union, Surveillance, New York Times

Gurman: Face ID on the Mac Coming Within a 'Couple of Years'

Apple plans to bring Face ID to the Mac within the next "couple of years," respected Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman said today in the latest edition of his Power On newsletter. In the newsletter, Gurman says that he believes Apple's ultimate goal is to shift all of its products to Face ID, including the lower-end iPhones such as the iPhone SE and the iPad Air, which feature Touch ID. Gurman says ‌Touch ID‌ remains an important part of Apple's product lineup, especially for lower-end models,...
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Black Teen Kicked Out of Roller Rink Because Its Face Recognition Tech Screwed Up, Predictably

A small but face recognition-equipped Detroit roller rink kicked out a Black teen last Saturday after misidentifying her as a person who’d allegedly gotten into a fight there in March. The girl, Lamya Robinson, says that security scanned her face upon entry and barred her from going inside, despite her claim that…Read more...
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AI Tracks Lawmakers Using Their Phones on the Job so We Can Properly Mock Them

Politicians are hereby busted for using their cell phones during sessions, thanks to software written by Belgium artist Dries Depoorter. His artificial intelligence program “The Flemish Scrollers” reviews YouTube live streams of Flemish government meetings and identifies who’s on their phone along with their face and…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Learning, Articles, Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Social Issues, Ted Cruz, Belgium, Biden, American Civil Liberties Union, Klobuchar, Facial Recognition Software, Matt Gaetz, Depoorter, Amazon Rekognition

Issues With Face Recognition Software Used to Verify Unemployment Recipients Is Costing People Benefits

The facial recognition program used by 22 U.S. states to reduce unemployment fraud has been failing to correctly identify recipients, causing dozens of people to be denied benefits or have their applications put on hold, Motherboard reports. Read more...
Tags: Science, Learning, Identity Management, Labor, Articles, ID, Surveillance, Unemployment, Video Surveillance, Blake Hall, Face Id, Facial recognition system, Automatic Identification And Data Capture, Idme

7 new security features Apple quietly announced at WWDC

Apple went big on privacy during its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote this week, showcasing features from on-device Siri audio processing to a new privacy dashboard for iOS that makes it easier than ever to see which apps are collecting your data and when. While typically vocal about security during the Memoji-filled, two-hour-long(!) keynote, the company also quietly introduced several new security and privacy-focused features during its WWDC developer sessions. We’ve rounded up so...
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How to reset an iPad to its factory settings if a simple restart doesn't solve your technical issues

You can reset your iPad if you're facing a serious issue with it; otherwise, there's always the option to restart your iPad instead. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You can reset an iPad to its factory settings if you're experiencing significant problems with it or are planning to sell it or give it away. You can restart your iPad with the push of a few button combinations. A restart should clear your iPad's memory and solve the majority of technical problems. Visit Insid...
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The Apple Watch and iOS 14.5 cure annoying Face ID problems when masked-up

Apple has created a neat workaround so you can still unlock your iPhone when wearing a mask, even with Face ID active. You need iOS 14.5 and an Apple Watch.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Masks, Trends, Apple Watch, Face Id, iOS 14.5

Dallas Police Used Face Recognition Software Without Authorization, Installed on Personal Phones

Dallas police officers used unauthorized facial recognition software to conduct between 500 and 1,000 searches in attempts to identify people based on photographs. A Dallas Police spokesperson says the searches were never authorized by the department, and that in some cases, officers had installed facial recognition…Read more...
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How Making a Funny Face Could Boost the Security of Face Unlock Features

Securing a device using your face is much easier than remembering a PIN or password, but the technology is not infallible. There are many tricks that can be used to circumvent various facial recognition security systems (including just a static photo of your face), but researchers have developed a new algorithm that…Read more...
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Facebook's Making a Good Case Why You Should Never Wear Its Smart Glasses

Everyone and their mother is supposedly building a pair of smart glasses now, Facebook included. However, a BuzzFeed News report notes that apparently, Facebook is thinking about building facial recognition into its forthcoming pair of AR glasses. Um, no thank you.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Technology, Buzzfeed, Surveillance, Eyewear, Computing, Augmented Reality, Andrew Bosworth, BuzzFeed News, Display technology, Smartglasses, Face Id, Biometric Information Privacy Act, Wearable Computers

Apple is redesigning the iMac. Here’s what it must get right

With a huge iMac overhaul on the horizon, Apple needs to focus on getting the little things right, too. That means it cannot overlook these two vital elements.
Tags: Apple, Keyboards, Trends, Computing, Mice, Touch ID, iMac, Macs, Macbooks, Face Id

Pairing Touch ID with Face ID would be the smartest addition to the iPhone 13

Apple is rumored to be bringing back Touch ID for the iPhone 13, making it easier to get into your iPhone with a mask. I hope the rumors turn out to be true.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Touch ID, Face Id, iPhone 13

CBP Facial Recognition Scanners Failed to Find a Single Imposter At Airports in 2020

Customs and Border Protection used facial recognition tools to scan over 23 million travelers’ faces at 30-plus points of entry in 2020, and failed to turn up a single example of an individual impersonating someone else at an airport, per a Wednesday report by OneZero.Read more...
Tags: Science, Government, Surveillance, Customs, Biometrics, Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, Business Finance, Video Surveillance, IRIS Recognition, Access Control, Face Id, Facial recognition system, Automatic Identification And Data Capture, Customs Services, CBP Facial Recognition Scanners

Unlock Your iPhone With Your Apple Watch When Wearing a Face Mask

Apple’s iOS 13.5 update made your iPhone jump to your secondary method of authentication more quickly when you’re trying to use Face ID while wearing a face mask, but it’s still an arduous process you have to go through each time you want to unlock your iPhone. iOS 14.5 fixes this by adding in a new auto-unlock option…Read more...
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Mask-wearers will be able to unlock their iPhone with the Apple Watch

In addition to AirPlay support for Fitness+, today’s iOS 14.5 developer beta is bringing some key new features to mobile operating system. At the top of the list is undoubtedly Apple Watch unlock for users wearing face coverings. The long-awaited feature arrives a year or so into a pandemic that has made face masks a reality in parts of the world that previously had not seen wide scale adoption. The Apple Watch has, of course, long had the ability to unlock Macs, so this integration seems like a...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Apps, Wearables, Siri, Tech, Apple Watch, Face Id

Bloomberg: Face ID for iMac Likely Pushed Back to Second Iteration of Upcoming Redesign

Apple is believed to be working on redesigned versions of the iMac that feature the biggest design overhaul to the ‌iMac‌ line since 2012. However, Apple's Face ID facial recognition authentication system, which debuted in 2018's iPhone X, is likely to feature in the second iteration of the redesign rather than the first, according to a new report today by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The tidbit came at the end of a report today about a forthcoming redesign of the MacBook Air. In addition, the re...
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Apple brings Health Records to iPhone in the UK and Canada

Apple has added support for the Health Records feature of its Health app on iPhones in two new markets – the UK and Canada. The electronic medical records feature originally debuted in the U.S. in 2018, and the company says that it’s now supported by over 500 institutions across that country. At its debut in its two new markets, it’ll be supported by three hospitals in Canada and two in the UK, but obviously the plan is to expand support to more over time. Apple’s EHR feature was created w...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Health, TC, UK, Tech, Smartphones, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Healthcare, Health Records, Biotech, Touch ID, Operating Systems

How to set up Face ID on your iPhone to increase the security of your device and data

Enable Face ID on your iPhone for added security. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images You can set up Face ID on an iPhone in just a few seconds in the "Face ID & Passcode" section of your phone's Settings app.Face ID is a biometric security feature that uses your face as a substitute for entering a password or passcode.  To set up Face ID, you need to let the iPhone scan your face twice. You'll move your head in a small, gentle circle so the camera can see different aspects of the sides, top, and bo...
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MTA: If Only Masked iPhone Users Could Unlock Their Phones Some Other Way

New York’s public transportation agency would like Apple to come up with some way of unlocking phones that doesn’t involve passengers lowering their masks to use Face ID, according to ABC News.Read more...
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Oh God, Please Let Me Unlock My Mac With My Face

Look, OK, some of you are going to blast me as a chump who’s willing to give up her face to Big Tech for convenience, but I really hope this rumor that Face ID may be coming to Macs is true. Read more...
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How to Lock Your Facebook Messenger Chats Using Face ID

If you’ve ever been hesitant to hand your phone to a friend for fear they’ll read your DMs, you can now at least lock your Facebook Messenger chats behind a separate Face (or Touch) ID on your iPhone or iPad.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Facebook, Privacy, Facebook Messenger, Lifehacks, Face Id