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Apple: Touch ID For The iPhone X Was Never An Option

10/31/2017, Prior to the iPhone X being announced, there was one consistent rumor and that is Apple would be getting rid of the home button once and for all. This led to many wondering about how Touch ID would work: would it be moved to the back like what we’ve...

2018 iPhones May Not Have A Home Button

10/15/2017, It hasn’t been that long since the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were launched and already we’re hearing rumors about Apple’s 2018 iPhones. It’s now being claimed that the iPhone 8 successor is not going to have a Home button. That...

Touch ID Reportedly Contributed To iPhone X Delay

09/27/2017, Compared to the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, the iPhone X’s release has been “delayed” to November. Of course it could have been Apple’s plan all along, but there have been various reports suggesting a number of reasons as to why the iPhone X might be...

Apple Patent Hints At iPhone With Under Screen Touch ID

09/27/2017, When Apple launched the iPhone X, one of the new features of the iPhone was the introduction of Face ID which is a facial recognition system. This went against earlier rumors that suggested that Apple would be trying to implement an under screen...

2018 iPhones Could Fully Adopt Face ID If Feature Is Well-Received

09/19/2017, With the iPhone X, Apple has done away with Touch ID in favor of Face ID, a new security feature in which users have their faces instead of their fingerprints scanned to authenticate who they are before the iPhone is unlocked as well as to verify Apple...

New Report ‘Confirms’ iPhone 8 Will Not Have Touch ID

09/07/2017, Touch ID has become somewhat standard and expected from the iPhone ever since Apple introduced it on the iPhone 5s. However we have heard rumors that the upcoming iPhone 8 could skip Touch ID and introduce a new facial scanning feature as an alternative,...

iPhone 8 Video Shows Rear Touch ID Sensor In Action

08/22/2017, Apple is expected to do away with the Home button on the iPhone 8. This means that the company will either have to ditch the Touch ID fingerprint sensor or reposition it. Multiple reports have suggested that it will reposition the Touch ID sensor to the...

Apple Patent Lets You Call 911 Using Your Fingerprint

07/19/2017, Calling for emergency services is pretty straightforward and easy as dialing 3 digits (the number varies depending on where you’re from), but sometimes in certain situations, it might not be feasible. This is where a recently discovered patent filed by...

Another Report ‘Confirms’ iPhone 8 Will Have In-Screen Touch ID

06/09/2017, At the moment it is unclear if Apple’s iPhone 8 will feature Touch ID under its screen or on the back of the phone. There have been some leaked schematics that suggested that it will be on the back, but at the same time there are also claims that the...

New iPhone 8 Drawing Leak Suggests Rear-Facing Touch ID Sensor

05/22/2017, Over the past couple of months, we’ve been treated to a fair number of iPhone-related leaks. Earlier leaks have suggested that the iPhone 8 could move Touch ID to the rear of the phone, although subsequent leaks and renderings have since suggested that...

4-Year Old Saves Mom’s Life With Touch ID And Siri

03/23/2017, Touch ID is a great security measure for preventing unauthorized users from getting into your phone. However kids can be pretty creative and as we have seen in the past, putting a sleeping parent’s thumb or finger on Touch ID without their knowledge is...

iPhone 8 To Replace Touch ID With ‘Function Area’

02/15/2017, The introduction of Touch ID to the iPhone was probably one of the better ideas that Apple has had in recent years. It also kicked off a trend which saw many OEMs start to introduce similar security features as well. However it seems that Touch ID could...