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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


Touch ID Not Returning With iPhone 13, Despite Apple Testing Under-Screen Sensor

Despite having tested and worked on the technology, Apple has decided not to include an under-screen Touch ID sensor with the upcoming iPhone 13, continuing to leave customers with Face ID as the only biometric authentication option for the iPhone. Apple had been testing ‌Touch ID‌ technology that would have allowed the company to place the sensor under the display on the ‌iPhone‌, allowing users to simply put their finger on the display to authenticate. While Apple regularly tests and resear...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Touch ID, Mark Gurman, Gurman, Air Apple, iPhone 13, Power Button Apple


You Can Finally Buy Apple's Magic Keyboard with Touch ID Without Buying an iMac

Apple finally brought Touch ID to its desktop computers earlier this year with an upgraded version of its wireless Magic Keyboard featuring an added fingerprint sensor. To date, it’s been exclusively available with Apple’s new M1-powered iMac, but it now finally appears to be available as a standalone accessory…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ipad, Science, Steve Jobs, Intel, Macintosh, Computers, Macbook, Touch ID, iMac, Magic Keyboard, M1, Computer Architecture, Rene Ritchie, Apple M1, M1 Processor


Apple brings Touch ID to the Magic Keyboard

Apple has unveiled a new, colorful iMac today with an Apple-designed M1 chip. But that was just part of the story as the company used that opportunity to release new Mac accessories. In addition to a Magic Trackpad and a Magic Mouse with multiple color options, Apple is bringing Touch ID to desktop Macs with a new Magic Keyboard. Touch ID on desktop works as expected. There’s a fingerprint sensor located at the top right of the keyboard. It replaces the ‘Eject’ key that you can find on existing ...
Tags: Apple, Gadgets, Mac, Tech, Lightning, Touch ID, Magic Keyboard, Apple Spring Hardware Event 2021


How to Get In On the Lawsuit Against Apple's Terrible MacBook Keyboards

A California judge has certified a class-action lawsuit against Apple for the damage-prone butterfly keyboard design included in MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro models manufactured between 2015 and 2019. The case alleges Apple knowingly sold the fragile keyboards despite numerous complaints and repair requests…Read more...
Tags: Apple, California, Macintosh, Computers, Macbook, Computing, Lifehacks, Touch ID, Apple Inc, Magsafe, Lawsuit Against Apple, Apple Keyboard, MacBook MacBook Air, Butterfly Keyboard, Technology Internet, Law Crime


Apple Developing 'Enhanced' Under-Display Touch ID System

Apple is refining its as yet unused under-display fingerprint scanning technology, seemingly ahead of bringing Touch ID back to the iPhone, according to a newly-published patent application. The patent application, first spotted by Patently Apple and filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, is titled "Under-display fingerprint sensing based on off-axis angular light" and explains how an under-display fingerprint scanner can be made more accurate and reliable. Apple describes ...
Tags: Apple, Barclays, Touch ID, Patent, Ming Chi Kuo, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Apple Specifically Apple


iPhone 13 Models Will 'Likely' Have Touch ID Under the Display

iPhone 13 models slated for release later this year will "likely" feature a fingerprint scanner embedded under the display for authentication, in addition to Face ID, according to Barclays analyst Andrew Gardiner and three of his colleagues. In a research note shared with MacRumors today, the analysts added that iPhone 13 models will feature a smaller notch and that the LiDAR Scanner will remain limited to iPhone 13 Pro models this year, which lines up with information shared by well-known Ap...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Samsung, Bloomberg, Barclays, Touch ID, Mark Gurman, Joanna Stern, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Andrew Gardiner, iPhone 13, Barclays Touch


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


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 quickly disable Touch and Face ID on your phone

If you no longer find these features useful, we've put together an up-to-date guide on how to disable them.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Touch ID, Face Id


Could Apple Really Bring Back Touch ID on the iPhone 11?

When Apple kills a piece of tech, it’s typically gone for good. That’s how things went for the FireWire and USB Type-A ports on old MacBooks, along with the “courageous” removal of the headphone jack back on the iPhone 7. However, if a new patent obtained by Apple is any indication, it’s possible that we might see the…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Science, Smartphones, Patents, Rumors, Touch ID, Consumer Tech, The Rumor Mill, iPhone 11, The Possible Return Of Touch Id


Apple adds Confirm Subscription prompt on iOS to prevent accidental sign-ups

Apple added a Confirm Subscription prompt for in-app subscriptions. This will help prevent accidental sign-ups for iOS device owners, and will also protect them against apps that try to trick users into confirming in-app subscriptions. The post Apple adds Confirm Subscription prompt on iOS to prevent accidental sign-ups appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, News, Trends, Touch ID


Apple may take Face ID to the next level, scan retinas for increased security

Apple might take Face ID to the next level in an upcoming device update as new patent filings show the company exploring retina scanning, which might bring an additional layer of security to the platform. The post Apple may take Face ID to the next level, scan retinas for increased security appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Security, News, Trends, Computing, Touch ID, Patent, Touch Bar, Face Id


Apple to reportedly keep Touch ID, headphone jack in next iPad

Apple will keep Touch ID and the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack on the 2019 iPad. The features, which were removed from the 2018 iPad Pro, will live on in the 7th-generation iPad, though there are conflicting reports on display size. The post Apple to reportedly keep Touch ID, headphone jack in next iPad appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ipad, Mobile, Trends, Touch ID, Headphone Jack


Will Apple sell its Touch ID and Face ID technology to automakers?

Recent patent filings suggest Apple wants its Touch ID and Face ID technologies to spread across the automotive industry. The company outlined how motorists could use their finger or their face to unlock their car. The post Will Apple sell its Touch ID and Face ID technology to automakers? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Touch ID, Face Id


How to Lock WhatsApp on iOS with Touch ID or Face ID

WhatsApp just got a neat new security feature on iOS. With version 2.19.20, iPhone and iPad users can now lock the app using their devices’ biometric locks—Touch ID or Face ID, depending on your device’s capabilities. Adding the lock requires you to re-authenticate yourself every time you open the app, even if your…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Security, Whatsapp, Phones, Lifehacks, Touch ID, Face Id


Zwipe tops up with $14M to bring biometric payment cards to market this year

Biometric payment card startup Zwipe has swiped $14M to add to an earlier Series B round as it continues to work towards commercializing technology that embeds a fingerprint reader in payment plastic for an added layer of security. “We are not commercially rolled out yet, we expect that to happen in the second half of this year, starting first in Europe and potentially in the Middle East,” a spokesman told us, saying the financing will be used to scale up the company to prepare for a commercial ...
Tags: Apple, Security, Fundings & Exits, Europe, China, Tech, Philippines, Italy, Middle East, Payments, Touch ID, Biometrics, Fingerprint, Mastercard, Zwipe, Identification


So long then, iPhone home button…

… it was nice pressing you. Well, a t least some of the thousands and thousands of times. Apple has finally abandoned a feature that’s been a staple of its smartphones since the very start, over a decade ago: A physical home button. The trio of almost-all-screen iPhones unboxed today at its Cupertino HQ go all in on looks and swipes, with nothing but a sensor-housing notch up top to detract from their smoothly shining faces.  Last year Apple only ditched the button on its premium iPhone X h...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Gadgets, Mobile, Tech, Tim Cook, Cupertino, Touch ID, Biometrics, Macbook Pro, Phil Schiller, Schiller, Home Button, Face Id, Facial Biometric, Apple Hardware Event 2018


What's the Best Way to Unlock Your iPhone?

I remember all the hubbub when Apple first announced Face ID back in September of 2017. There were countless articles and thought pieces criticizing Apple for the terrible experience its new security technique was about to create. Instead of just pressing on your iPhone’s Home button, a natural task as you pull your…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Security, Ipad, Science, Smartphone, Password, Touch ID, Pin, Passcode, Face Id, Unlock Your Device


Report: Apple Probably Won't Launch iPhones With an In-Display Version of Touch ID Anytime Soon

Liked Touch ID, or just plain don’t like unlocking your phone with your face? Too bad, unless you’re an Android person.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Gadgets, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Cybersecurity, Touch ID, Biometrics, Face Id, Bye Touch Id


What's It Gonna Take For Someone to Give Me This Slick In-Display Fingerprint Reader

Synaptics’s Clear ID sensor is not the first sensor to scan your thumb print through a display. The Vivo X20 phone, available now in China, is not the first phone to read your thumb through the screen. You might not know this if you’d seen the headlines coming out of CES—where Synaptic’s Clear ID was haled as a game…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Touch ID, Qualcomm, Biometrics, Consumer Tech, Synaptics, Face Id


Texas Ranger serves Apple with a search warrant for iPhone in Texas shooting

Apple has officially been served with a warrant in the case of Texas shooting perpetrator Devin Patrick Kelley and his iPhone. The case hearkens back to the San Bernardino tragedy of 2015. The post Texas Ranger serves Apple with a search warrant for iPhone in Texas shooting appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Texas, Trends, Encryption, Fbi, Touch ID, San Bernardino, Texas Ranger, Devin Patrick Kelley


Deputy Attorney General criticizes Apple over encryption after Texas shooting

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein voiced his frustration about cell phone encryption. Using the recent Texas shooting incident as an example, Rosenstein said, “No reasonable person questions our right to access the phone.” The post Deputy Attorney General criticizes Apple over encryption after Texas shooting appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Texas, Trends, Encryption, Fbi, Touch ID, Rosenstein, Rod Rosenstein


Texas shooter’s iPhone creates latest wrinkle in Apple/FBI encryption battle

Apple is striking back after the FBI said earlier this week it was unable to access Texas shooter Devin Patrick Kelley’s iPhone. The company denies that any law enforcement agency had requested its assistance to unlock the device. The post Texas shooter’s iPhone creates latest wrinkle in Apple/FBI encryption battle appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Texas, Trends, Encryption, Fbi, Touch ID, Devin Patrick Kelley


A closer look at the capabilities and risks of iPhone X face mapping

 Face ID has already generated a lot of excitement but the switch to a facial biometric does raise privacy concerns — given that the human face is naturally an expression-rich medium which, inevitably, communicates a lot of information about its owner without them necessarily realizing it. Read More
Tags: Iphone, Ios, TC, Apps, Europe, Privacy, Developer, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Api, Touch ID, Apple Inc, Gdpr, iPhone X, iOS 11, Face Id


The iPhone X is now available for pre-order

 The iPhone X, the device TechCrunch is calling Apple’s best iPhone ever, is now available for pre-order. In case you’ve spent the last month living under a rock and missed the news — not to mention our review — the device represents quite a departure for Apple. For one thing, it priced from $1,000. Yes, that’s the entry-level cost. Design-wise there is much new… Read More
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Startups, TC, Video, Technology, Computing, Touch ID, iPhone 5c, Apple Inc, Iphone 5s, Face Id


Apple rumored to ditch Touch ID on 2018 iPhone lineup, will replace with Face ID

Next year's iPhones could possibly abandon Touch ID completely. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts the 2018 iPhone lineup may adopt Face ID for all of its next-generation devices. The post Apple rumored to ditch Touch ID on 2018 iPhone lineup, will replace with Face ID appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Touch ID, Ming Chi Kuo, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, iPhone X, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, Face Id


Apple may replace Touch ID with Face ID for its 2018 iPhone lineup

Next year's iPhones could possibly abandon Touch ID completely. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts the 2018 iPhone lineup may adopt Face ID for all of its next-generation devices. The post Apple may replace Touch ID with Face ID for its 2018 iPhone lineup appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Touch ID, Ming Chi Kuo, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, iPhone X, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, Face Id


Is face time over? New biometric tech identifies you through your ‘heartprint’

Smart new tech developed by engineers at the University at Buffalo means that future biometric security systems could work by using radar to read users' personal heart rate signatures. The post Is face time over? New biometric tech identifies you through your ‘heartprint’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Security, Mobile, Trends, Heart, Radar, Touch ID, Facial Recognition, Biometrics, Emerging Tech, University at Buffalo, Faceid