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Apple's OLED iPhone 8 May be Delayed Because of Touch ID Issues





Rrecent part leaks showed a front panel that could belong to the new iPhone 8 and have no place for the Home button. People close to the supply chain sources assume there are some issues with putting the Touch ID sensor into the display.


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Written by Nathalie

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017. 19:25

Apple to Replace Touch ID with Face Scanner



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is testing facial recognition technology that should replace the Touch ID fingerprint scanner in future iPhone models.The new biometric authentication system will be based on new 3D and eye scanners. People familiar with the matter claim it will be more secure and reliable than fingerprint recognition.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. 19:13

Hackers Bypass Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using Printed Photo



German hackers from Chaos Computer Club tricked the iris scanner on the Galaxy S8. They managed to unlock the phone with the help of a printed photo and a contact lens, which means almost anyone can bypass Samsung’s security system and get access to the phone and sensitive data stored on it.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. 18:32

Developer Hacked iPhone to Work with NFC Devices [Video]



Elias Limneos has recently shared a video showing his iPhone detecting several NFC devices. In the future the developer will release a jailbreak tweak that will add this feature to any compatible iPhone.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, May 21st, 2017. 11:45

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with the OLED iPhone 8 and its possible release date, price, and specs. There are also some articles that tell about Apple’s market cap, iPhone 7 sales, and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with thinner display bezels.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, May 14th, 2017. 13:25

FBI Paid $900,000 to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone



As it turns out, the Federal Bureau of Investigation paid over $900,000 to obtain tools required to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. The information comes from a senator Dianne Feinstein, so we can believe it for sure. The details were shared during an oversight hearing where the senator was questioning FBI director James Comey,  The Associated Press reports.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, May 8th, 2017. 19:59

Apple May Ditch Touch ID in iPhone 8 – Analyst



According to the latest report from Andy Hargreaves, equity research analyst at Pacific Crest Securities, the iPhone 8 may lack the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Apple has troubles with integrating the sensor under iPhone’s display, and this may lead either to a complete switch to 3D sensing technology that will be capable of recognizing the user with his face, or a delay in the OLED iPhone 8 production.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. 10:47

You Can Bypass Facial Recognition System on Galaxy S8 Using Photo



Earlier this week, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus that feature edge-to-edge AMOLED displays and a bunch of new sensors including the face scanner. Today, a video appeared on the Internet showing the lock screen bypassed using a photo of the registered user of the phone.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017. 10:35

Child Saves His Mother’s Life Using Touch ID and Siri



A 4-year-old boy was able to call emergency services using his mother’s iPhone after the woman lost consciousness. Touch ID and Siri helped the child to call for help and save his mother’s life.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, March 24th, 2017. 19:12

Check Out This Vintage iPhone 7 Plus Retro Edition for $1899



A firm called ColorWare has created a new custom iPhone 7 Plus model called the iPhone 7 Plus Retro Edition. The device is the unlocked 256GB iPhone 7 Plus with a colorful Apple logo on the back panel and the paint color reminiscent of old Macintosh computers from 1980s. There’re also several stripes on the sides of the device, they resemble cooling vents of old computers. The price of this custom-made iPhone is $1899.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, March 17th, 2017. 11:58

Galaxy S8 to Get Both Iris Scanner and Facial Recognition System



According to the latest report from the Korea Economic Daily, Samsung will add the support for facial recognition to the Galaxy S8. The main reasons for adding this feature are speed and readability of the iris scanner that may not be comfortable for all users. Apple's upcoming flagship, the iPhone 8, may also get both authentication systems as well as Apple is planning to either stop using the fingerprint scanner or place it under glass after removing the Home button.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 14:09

India to Purchase Cellebrite’s Technology of Unlocking Lock iPhones



According to the latest report from reliable insiders, Indian government is planning to purchase the technology developed by Israeli firm Cellebrite that was used to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter earlier this year.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, November 6th, 2016. 13:59

Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to Users Worldwide



Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to users worldwide. The update, according to Apple, contains stability, compatibility, and security enhancements for all compatible Mac computers.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016. 12:23

Watch This iPhone 7 Plus vs Google Pixel Speed Test [Video]



The iPhone 7 Plus has beaten the Google Pixel in real life speed test. While it is already known that Apple’s flagship device perform better in benchmarks, the real-life testing gives us a better idea of what we can expect from the device during the day-to-day use. Below you can watch a video showing both smartphones undergoing a series of tests posted to YouTube by SuperSaf TV.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016. 12:20

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means that it’s time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, October 9th, 2016. 14:08