What is Face ID and how does Face ID work?

Apple no longer wants you to unlock your iPhone with touch. With the iPhone X, it’s all about your face. Face ID was the standout feature of the iPhone X, and one that differentiates it from the iPhone 8 range and anything that’s come before. It’s Apple’s latest biometric authentication system and works using a […]

How to change your Apple Watch face

How do you switch the watch face on your Apple Watch? Easily! With just a swipe, you can change your Apple Watch from chronograph to color, modular to utility, Mickey or Minnie Mouse to simple, motion to solar, astronomy to… you get the idea. Each has a different density and character, a different capacity for […]

6 Face ID Tips for Your New iPhone XR & XS

Michael Grothaus 22/10/2018 – 3:36pm Become a master of the iPhone’s facial recognition system. When Apple originally announced Face ID for the iPhone X armchair pundits were up in arms about it. Many thought it was going to be inferior to the beloved Touch ID. Many thought there was no way Face ID could be […]

Apple Just Admitted That Face ID Isn't All That

Damien McFerran 20/12/2018 – 8:43am Could we see the return of Touch ID? When Apple launched the iPhone X last year, it made the bold move of ditching the Touch ID sensor that had been part of its phones since the iPhone 5S. In its place was Face ID, a complex 3D facing-scanning technology that […]

Apple might finally allow third-party Apple Watch face support

Ever since Apple first released the Apple Watch, it hasn’t allowed third parties developers to create and release their own custom faces for the device. That might change, according to code in the latest developer’s build, discovered by 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac uncovered code in watchOS 4.3.1, which includes some hints at what’s to come in future […]

Let’s face it: biometry is a bad idea

Why biometry is a bad idea – The iris scanner on the Samsung Galaxy S8, Face ID on the iPhone X and the fingerprint scanner on every smartphone all suffer from the same flaw: Biometry isn’t secure. You have one face, two eyes and ten fingerprints which can’t be changed if compromised, at least not as […]