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Your next iPhone — coming in 2021 — could be notchless, return to TouchID

Your next iPhone — coming in 2021 — could be notchless, return to TouchID

The next Apple product will likely be completely notchless, do away with charging ports, and re-integrate TouchID while eliminating FaceID, despite lingering questions about that technology.

Defeating Apple's Faceid's proof-of-life by putting tape over glasses' lenses

Apple's Faceid -- a facial recognition tool that unlocks mobile devices -- has a countermeasure that is designed to prevent attackers from scanning an sleeping/unconscious (or dead) person's face to
Heavy sleepers, beware: Researchers bypass Apple FaceID using glasses with tape

Heavy sleepers, beware: Researchers bypass Apple FaceID using glasses with tape

Researchers demonstrated a new method at Black Hat USA 2019 that bypassed Apple's FaceID security system. The attack used an ordinary pair of glasses and tape in two colors to trick the facial

WhatsApp update lets you hide chats using Face ID and Touch ID

Instagram and Messenger could soon follow WhatsApp in introducing encrypted messaging as part of Facebook's plan to unify its app empire. In the meantime, WhatsApp is adding an extra layer of privacy

Cops can’t force you to unlock phone with face or fingerprint scan

Being forced by police to unlock your smartphone with your face or fingerprint is illegal, a California judge recently ruled. Previous U.S. judges had ruled that cops could use biometric data to make

iOS 12.1.1 is out with improvements for FaceTime and Face ID

Apple has come out with a big new update for iOS 12 today that brings a host of new features and bug fixes to the iPhone and iPad. iOS 12.1.1 is available now as an over-the-air update, adding

Netflix hack day project uses eye tracking to navigate its iOS app

Netflix's hack days frequently produce fanciful results, but its latest might be key to making its streaming service more accessible. The company's engineers have developed an experimental "Eye Nav"
Here's Apple's Revamped iPad Pro with FaceID

Here's Apple's Revamped iPad Pro with FaceID

When Apple announced a bunch of new iPhones back in September without mentioning any other devices, things sort of felt incomplete. So now, nearly two months later, Apple is coming back around to

Apple made the iPhone it should’ve made last year

Last year, I bought a piece of what Apple was calling the future. It felt half-baked. Apple announced the iPhone X in grand style last…

The first 2019 iPhone rumors are already here

The full 2018 iPhone lineup isn’t even on sale yet but new rumors are already coming out about next years models. One of the best Apple analysts, Ming-Chi Kuo, just sent out a new report to investors

Police told to avoid looking at recent iPhones to avoid lockouts

Police have yet to completely wrap their heads around modern iPhones like the X and XS, and that's clearer than ever thanks to a leak. Motherboard has obtained a presentation slide from forensics
New iPad Pros will reportedly get Face ID and lose the home button

New iPad Pros will reportedly get Face ID and lose the home button

Apple's iOS 12.1 release back in September hinted at a new iPad launch before the year is out, and now new details have emerged on exactly what the device might look like. According to 9to5mac,
Facebook wants to own your face. Here’s why that’s a privacy disaster

Facebook wants to own your face. Here’s why that’s a privacy disaster

(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity. Scanning your face is easier than remembering a password, that’s for sure. But while facial recognition
Apple releases new iPad, FaceID ads

Apple releases new iPad, FaceID ads

Apple has released a handful of new ads promoting the iPad’s portability and convenience over both laptops and traditional paper solutions. The 15-second ads focus on how the iPad can make even the

New Macs are finally incoming. We’ll tell you what we know on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: Finally — new evidence shows that a Mac refresh is right around the corner. Plus: MacBook Pro is about to get the feature we’ve all been wanting; Apple is rebuilding its
iOS 12 code hints at iPad with Face ID

iOS 12 code hints at iPad with Face ID

Apple's iOS 12 has hinted from the outset that an iPad with a notched display was in the works (the status bar conspicuously made room for it). If you were wondering whether or not that meant an

All the iOS 12 features Apple didn’t mention

iOS 12 is shaping up to be one biggest software updates Apple’s ever released and it’s so stuffed with major and minor new additions there wasn’t time to go over a lot of them at the WWDC 2018
iOS 12 will support Face ID for two people

iOS 12 will support Face ID for two people

Ever since the iPhone X arrived, Face ID has only ever supported one person -- unlike Touch ID, there was no way to register someone else you trust with your device. That won't be a problem with iOS
OnePlus 6 face unlock can be fooled by a simple printout

OnePlus 6 face unlock can be fooled by a simple printout

For smartphones without home buttons, face unlocking has become a necessary and ostensibly more secure method for preventing unauthorized access. The iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9 have adopted the
There Sure Are a Lot of New iPhone Rumors Today

There Sure Are a Lot of New iPhone Rumors Today

While we’re not expecting any major phone news to come out of WWDC (aside from the possible appearance of the iPhone SE 2), all sorts of iPhone rumors are hitting the street as Apple’s annual