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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


I Refuse to Believe This Rumor About the iPhone With No Fingerprint Reader

The Wall Street Journal has the latest rumor on the iPhone 8—likely the last big rumor floated before the phone is announced on September 12. According to the WSJ, the anniversary iPhone will have no Touch ID, which means your fingerprint will not be used to unlock the phone.Read more...
Tags: Science, Touch ID, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Fingerprint Sensors, iPhone 8


New iOS 11 feature can temporarily disable Touch ID

Apple has added a new emergency feature to iOS 11 that lets you easily disable Touch ID. The feature makes it easier to contact emergency services if the person is in danger. iOS 11 is a game-changer for Touch ID. Press power button rapidly 5 times and it opens the 2nd screen, but it also … Continue reading "New iOS 11 feature can temporarily disable Touch ID"
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Blogging, Touch ID, iOS 11


Apple tipped to replace Touch ID with 3D facial recognition technology on iPhone 8

Fresh reports about the upcoming iPhone 8 suggests that users will be able to unlock their phone by simply looking at them. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple will replace the Touch ID fingerprint authentication in favor of a new 3D facial recognition technology. With the 3D sensor technology, users will be able to log … Continue reading "Apple tipped to replace Touch ID with 3D facial recognition technology on iPhone 8"
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Bloomberg, Blogging, Touch ID, iPhone 8


Cutting the Touch ID fingerprint sensor in the new iPhone would be a huge shift for Apple (AAPL)

The latest rumour floated by analysts about the upcoming iPhone is that Apple could remove the Touch ID fingerprint sensor entirely. That would be a big move for Apple. Touch ID has been an incredibly successful technology, and billions in revenues run through it. Apple Pay alone channels more than $10 billion through Touch ID, and that channel is growing fast. It would shift consumers to an entirely different way of unlocking their phones and making payments. The rumour started back in Februar...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Touch ID, Jpmorgan, Pacific Crest Securities, Apple AAPL, Instead Apple, Apple Touch ID, Ming Chi Kuo of KGI Securities Kuo, Rod Hall Hall, Andy Hargreaves Hargreaves


iPhone 8 schematics reveal bezel-less front, rear TouchID and more

A number of rumors and reports about the upcoming Apple iPhone 8 have already made the rounds on internet. Now, schematics of the iPhone 8 has surfaced hinting again at slimmer bezels and other design changes. The schematics that were posted on Weibo have been supposedly shared by Foxconn. As per the drawings, iPhone 8 will … Continue reading "iPhone 8 schematics reveal bezel-less front, rear TouchID and more"
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Blogging, Touch ID, Foxconn, Weibo, iPhone 8, Bezel Less


‘Master prints’ could be used to unlock nearly any phone’s fingerprint sensor

Computer scientists at New York University and Michigan State have been working on developing digital “master prints," capable of tricking a variety of fingerprint sensors. Here is how they work. The post ‘Master prints’ could be used to unlock nearly any phone’s fingerprint sensor appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Trends, Touch ID, Biometrics, New York University, Michigan State, Cool Tech, Fingerprint Sensor, Masterprints


Security News This Week: The Latest Netflix Release Is a Personal Security Check-Up

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: The Latest Netflix Release Is a Personal Security Check-Up appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Security, Netflix, Cloudflare, Touch ID, Fingerprints, McMaster, National Security Adviser


Can police compel a building full of people to apply their fingerprints to unlock phones?

A federal court in Illinois denied a warrant application that would have compelled people at a specific location to unlock phones that were suspected of containing evidence of criminality with their fingerprints. The post Can police compel a building full of people to apply their fingerprints to unlock phones? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Court, Trends, Illinois, Touch ID, Fingerprints


iPhone 8 tipped to replace Touch ID home button with “function area”

A new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities says that the next iPhone will not have the home button and instead sport ‘virtual buttons. Kuo also believes the iPhone 8 will use a 5.8-inch OLED display of which 5.15 inches will be used for screen content while the rest is being reserved for … Continue reading "iPhone 8 tipped to replace Touch ID home button with “function area”"
Tags: Iphone, Apple, News, Blogging, Touch ID, Kgi Securities, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, iPhone 8, Function Area


How to Make the iPhone's Touch ID Work With Gloves

It’s cold and with what feels like an eternity of wintery weather ahead of us, it’s most definitely glove-wearing season.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Science, Its Cold, Touch ID, Gloves, Tech Tips


Kid Hero Buys $250 in Pokémon Swag With Sleeping Mom's Thumbprint

Photo: Getty While Touch ID may feel like the most secure way to prevent others from accessing your phone, it cost Bethany Howell $250. While the Arkansas mother napped on the couch in the week before the holidays, her 6-year-old daughter Ashlynd borrowed her thumbprint to unlock her phone and opened the Amazon app.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Kids, Arkansas, Genius, Touch ID


Hedgehog-Based Authentication Is the Only Way to Be Truly Secure

Come up with a password, they’ll crack it. Program a key card, they’ll hack it. Tie your identity to a DNA sequence and Russian black hats will break into your bedroom while you’re sleeping and steal all your blood. In the end, there’s only one truly unbreakable security measure: Atelerix albiventris, the humble…Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Cybersecurity, Touch ID, Hedgehogs


These Fake Fingerprint Stickers Let You Access a Protected Phone While Wearing Gloves

Gloves that work on touchscreen devices are nothing new—they’ve existed almost as long as smartphones have. But gloves that can unlock a mobile device that’s protected with a fingerprint reader? It might be a solution to a first world problem, but it’s a problem we’re happy is solved.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Crowdfunding, Kickstarter, Touch ID, Gloves, Taps, Touchscreens


The MacBook Pro’s Most Important New Feature? Touch ID

Touch ID is going to change the way you use your MacBook---and make your digital life way more secure. The post The MacBook Pro's Most Important New Feature? Touch ID appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Apple, Security, Macbook, Touch ID, Macbook Pro, Secure Enclave


New MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Touch ID launched, prices start from Rs. 1,55,900 in India

If you haven’t heard the news yet, there’s a new Macbook Pro out. Marking the 25th anniversary of Apple’s portable computers, the new laptops integrate a brand new  multi-touch enabled Touch Bar that replaces the function key row.  Apple MacBook Pro (2017) 13-inch with Touch Bar specifications 13.3-inch (2560×1600 pixels) IPS LED-backlit display, 227 PPI, … Continue reading "New MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Touch ID launched, prices start from Rs. 1,55,900 in India"
Tags: Apple, India, Blogging, Touch ID, Macbook Pro