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Apple Patent To Catch iPhone Thieves With TouchID Fingerprint Reader
Apple has deposed a patent (USPTO link) that describes how the company’s devices could use the fingerprint information of thieves, to catch them. Called “Biometric capture for unauthorized user identification,” the patent describes how an unrecognized user’s biometric information (fingerprint) could be stored locally, or on the cloud, to be utilized at a later time for identification. A couple of years ago, it was recognized that iPhones were the most targeted […]

Touch ID Fails To Work In App Store For Select iOS 8.3 Users
Apple’s iOS 8.3 did deliver Wi-Fi calling to Sprint’s iPhones, but that is not all there is to it. Apparently, Apple’s recently released iOS 8.3 update also prevents Touch ID from being used to perform App Store purchases for select iPhone and iPad owners, at least according to complaints that were made over on Twitter, not to mention Apple’s support forums.