An Increase In Face ID Components Are Reportedly Being Ordered

Last year Apple introduced Face ID to the iPhone X. They also ditched Touch ID in the process, and for those who still prefer Touch ID, it seems that there is some bad news because according to reports, there is now mounting evidence that Apple could ditch the feature for this year’s iPhones as well.

Early Tests Find That The iPhone X’s Face ID Is Slower Than Touch ID

With the iPhone X, Apple has truly gone all in by taking away a key and signature feature on iPhones ever since the iPhone 5s: Touch ID. Whether or not they made the right call still remains to be seen, but unfortunately it seems that some early tests of the iPhone X and Face ID don’t seem particularly positive.

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

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 seen with some Android phones, or would it be embedded into the display?

2018 iPhones May Not Have A Home Button

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 also means Touch ID will not be present on next year’s iPhones. This could pave the way for Face ID to land on handsets other than the iPhone […]


Touch ID Reportedly Contributed To iPhone X Delay

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 launching in November, with some citing production problems as one of the reasons.

Apple Patent Hints At iPhone With Under Screen Touch ID

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 fingerprint sensor, but instead it seems like Apple decided to do away with Touch ID completely.

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

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 Pay purchases. So the question is will this feature find its way to 2018’s iPhones?

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

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, which is kind of a risky move.

iPhone 8 Video Shows Rear Touch ID Sensor In Action

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 back. A new video has surfaced online which apparently shows the rear-mounted iPhone 8 fingerprint sensor in action.

Apple Patent Lets You Call 911 Using Your Fingerprint

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 Apple comes in, where it comes up with alternative ways for users to dial 911.

iPhone 8’s Touch ID Could Find Its Way Into The Power Button Instead

There has been a bit of speculation regarding the placement of Touch ID in the upcoming iPhone 8. Some rumors are saying it will be embedded in the display, while some are saying it could be placed on the back. Now a new report by Gordon Kelly at Forbes has suggested a new potential placement for the fingerprint scanner.

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

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 fingerprint sensor will be embedded under the display.

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

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 will not be the case, or will it?

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

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 a pretty funny way of bypassing the security.