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iPhone X Face ID

The iPhone X’s Face ID has one real vulnerability: Your kids

November 14th, 2017

The iPhone X comes with the most secure facial recognition system available on a mobile device right now, miles ahead of the next best thing. There’s one chance in a million for someone else’s face to unlock your device, Apple said on stage and in a white paper describing Face ID. But if you’ve got …

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Stop freaking out: Face ID isn’t ‘broken’

November 13th, 2017

Late last week, a video started doing the rounds showing that Face ID can be “hacked,” if you have a detailed scan of a user’s face, a 3-D printer, and a lot of spare time. The Vietnamese security firm that pulled off the hack, Bkav, has decided that this means Face ID is “not an effective …

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This awesome tip will help Face ID on the iPhone X work flawlessly

November 13th, 2017

To borrow a phrase from the annals of Apple marketing, Face ID on the iPhone X “just works.” Though Face ID was initially received with a healthy dose of skepticism, the iPhone X’s new facial recognition software works exactly as advertised, which is to say that you don’t even really notice it’s there in the …

iPhone X Face ID

iPhone X’s Face ID will still work after you become a zombie

November 7th, 2017

The iPhone X’s signature feature is a sophisticated 3D facial recognition system that’s supposed to be incredibly fast and secure. It’s also the reason why the iPhone X’s all-screen display has a notch. From the looks of it, Face ID works just as intended. It seems to be a great Touch ID replacement that will …

iPhone X Face ID

Infrared video shows off the iPhone X’s new Face ID feature in action

November 3rd, 2017

iPhone X launch day is upon us and things seemingly couldn’t be going better for Apple. Hot off of an impressive earnings report yesterday, Apple shares are currently trading at an all-time high and early reviews of the iPhone X have been overwhelmingly positive. What’s more, iPhone X supply appears to be a tad more …

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It’s official: Face ID is slower than Touch ID, but don’t freak out yet

November 1st, 2017

The iPhone X officially hits the streets on Friday morning, but a legion of tech reviewers have already been putting the phone’s newest features through the ringer. The biggest question marks surround Face ID, Apple’s much-hyped replacement for the Touch ID fingerprint scanner introduced with the iPhone 5S. Unfortunately, the news isn’t all good. Tom’s Guide did …