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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...

Homeland Security Claims DJI’s Drones Are Spying For China

11/30/2017, djiSeveral years ago, Chinese tech company Huawei was accused by the US government as manufacturing phones that spied on the US on China’s behalf, and claim that the company has since vehemently denied. Last year, another Chinese company ZTE was also...

Samsung Patents An In-Screen Fingerprint Scanner

11/29/2017, What is the future of mobile security? Will it be iris scanners? Facial recognition systems? Fingerprint scanners? It seems like different companies are trying different things, but it appears that for the most part, Samsung could still be interested in...

Huawei Claims To Have A Better Facial Recognition System Than Apple

11/28/2017, When Apple debuted the iPhone X with Face ID, many probably wondered when Apple’s Android competitors would start following suit with systems of their own. However analysts suggested that the TrueDepth system gave Apple a 2.5 year head start on the...

macOS High Sierra Bug Allows Full Admin Access Without Password

11/28/2017, Just like in Windows, macOS has admin controls where certain changes made to the operating system, like installing or deleting apps, can only be done by someone who knows the admin password for the computer. However it seems that developer Lemi Ergin has...

New Video Proves iPhone X’s Face ID Can Be Tricked By Masks

11/27/2017, While facial recognition tech isn’t new, many are understandably curious about the iPhone X’s Face ID and the TrueDepth camera system. During the iPhone X’s unveiling, Apple claimed to have worked with mask makers to ensure that the system could not...

Thieves Unlock A Mercedes In 60 Seconds Without Breaking Anything

11/26/2017, One of the new features we’re seeing in cars today is the ability for them to be unlocked remotely through an app, or unlocking without the need for the insertion of a key or a press of the remote, as long as the owner of the car (and the key) is within...

Uber Discloses Massive Data Breach That Occurred In 2016

11/21/2017, If your account got hacked, isn’t that something you’d like to be immediately aware of right away? Unfortunately for Uber, the company is only now disclosing a year later that back in 2016, they experienced a massive data breach that saw 57 million...

iMac Pro Could Feature Cellular Connectivity For Theft Protection

11/21/2017, In the past we have seen how Apple has filed for patents for computers, like the MacBook, that could feature cellular connectivity. The basic idea is to give it access to mobile internet, meaning that like the iPhone or iPad with cellular, it can connect...

Samsung Reportedly Order Components For Facial Recognition System

11/21/2017, Given how fast Android OEMs lept onto fingerprint scanners following the launch of the iPhone 5s, we suppose it didn’t really come as a surprise to hear that Android OEMs are now expected to start looking into facial recognition tech following the...