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Face ID Will Reportedly Be Present On All 2018 iPhones

02/07/2018, Apple launches new iPhones in the fall every year and already we’re hearing rumors and reports about what we can expect from the 2018 iPhones. If a new report out of South Korea is to be believed, all 2018 iPhones will have the Face ID feature that...

iOS 11.3 Will Allow Face ID To Approve Family Purchases

01/31/2018, While the removal of Touch ID on the iPhone X was a gamble, it sort of paid off as Face ID certainly does work as advertised, at least for the most part. However it also created some inconveniences, such as not being able to approve family purchases which...

‘Modern iPad’ Most Likely iPad With Face ID

01/28/2018, According to the rumors, Apple is said to be working on an iPad with Face ID. Recently it was discovered that in the iOS 11.3 beta that there are references made to a “modern iPad”, but it is unclear as to what this means. Now it seems that there is...


2019 iPhone X Notch Might Be Slimmer

01/16/2018, The iPhone X is the first smartphone from Apple to feature an OLED display. It’s also the first to feature a notch which houses the components for its Face ID facial recognition system. There are different schools of thought on the notch and if...

LG Will Reportedly Supply Face ID To 2018’s iPhones & iPads

01/09/2018, If you were worried about the iPhone X being constrained in supply this year due to issues with Face ID, you might be pleased to learn that Face ID production might not be an issue this year. In a report from The Investor (via MacRumors) out of Korea, it...

2018’s iPhone X Could Sport Improved Face ID, Updated Design

01/02/2018, Apple’s iPhone X certainly works as advertised, but even the staunchest Apple supporter has to admit that there are some issues that definitely need to be ironed out. In Apple’s defense, Face ID is a new piece of technology that they are introducing...

The iPhone X’s Face ID Can’t Authorize Family Purchases

12/24/2017, We have heard various horror stories of how kids have knowingly/unknowingly abused their parents’ credit cards by purchasing apps or in-app purchases for games or apps and racking up a massive bill. One of the ways that Apple has tried to fix this is...

The iPhone X’s Face ID Is The Feature Consumers Like The Most

12/22/2017, Apple made waves when they announced that the iPhone X would not feature a fingerprint scanner, but would instead feature facial recognition in the form of Face ID. Understandably many were skeptical, but save for a few instances which one could chalk up...

Apple’s Face ID Accused Of Being ‘Racist’

12/21/2017, Apple’s Face ID is the heralded new feature of the iPhone X and is expected to be applied to future iPhones moving forwards, and possibly iPads as well (we wouldn’t rule out the possibility of its arriving on Macs either). However it seems that the...

Rainbrow Is An iPhone X Game That Leverages The TrueDepth Camera

12/17/2017, In order for Face ID to work on the iPhone X, Apple had to create a pretty complex setup that they are calling TrueDepth, which is basically an array of cameras and sensors that effectively help to map the user’s face properly in order to authenticate...

Apple Doubles Down On Face ID With $390M Investment In Finisar

12/14/2017, With the iPhone X, Apple has opted to introduce a new form of security with Face ID. However it seems that with the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus still relying on Touch ID, it seems that Apple isn’t quite ready to make the full transition just yet, or are they?...

Apple Supplier Suggests That Face ID Could Come To 2018’s iPhones

12/10/2017, For the most part based on various reviews, Face ID works as advertised, although from time to time, we do hear stories about the feature hiccuping in terms of functionality, but nothing too major. So the question is, is Face ID good enough to the point...

Face ID Not Working For Some iPhone X Users After iOS 11.2 Update

12/03/2017, Face ID is Apple’s latest security feature that debuted with the iPhone X, and with Apple removing Touch ID from the iPhone X, it means that for the most part, it has become the main method of authenticating users. Unfortunately it seems that with the...

Apple Says Face ID Was Never Meant To Support Multiple Users

12/03/2017, While Touch ID is meant to secure a phone against unwanted users gaining access to your phone, the way Touch ID was designed allowed users to create multiple fingerprint IDs. The idea presumably is to allow users to use different fingers to unlock their...