Face ID: News

Why you should not use face, thumb to unlock phones

A recent ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California has ignited a debate on the legality and privacy implications of biometric phone unlocking.

16 Jun 2022


iOS 16: Interesting features you may not have noticed yet

Apple's latest operating system for iPhones, the iOS 16, is set to arrive this fall. It was announced at the recently held Worldwide Developer Conference with several new highlights.

08 Jun 2022


Apple iOS 16 preview: Top 5 features coming to iPhones

Apple showed us a glimpse of what iPhone users are in store for when the iOS 16 hits the market later this year.

15 Mar 2022


How to use Face ID with mask feature on iPhones

With the newly-released iOS 15.4, Apple has finally introduced the ability to unlock your iPhone using Face ID while keeping a mask on—a feature users have been waiting for several months now.

15 Mar 2022


Apple releases iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, macOS 12.3: Check features

Apple has finally released the latest versions of its iOS, iPadOS, and macOS to the public worldwide, bringing a bunch of features, including Universal Control and the ability to use Face ID while wearing a mask.

31 Jan 2021


iPhone 13 could combine in-display fingerprint sensor with Face ID

Apple continues its trend of being a couple of years behind the curve. After having its Face ID gambit ruined by face masks, the iPhone maker finally seems ready to give in to consumer demand for in-display fingerprint scanning.

23 Jan 2021


#DealOfTheDay: iPhone 12 mini available with benefits worth Rs. 9,900

If you are planning to buy the latest iPhone, this might be a great deal for you. Amazon is offering an attractive discount of Rs. 5,410 on the marked price of the iPhone 12 mini.

19 Jan 2021


Flipkart 'Big Saving Days' sale: Discounts on popular smartphones

Flipkart has kicked-off its 'Big Saving Days' sale in India for Plus members starting today. However, for non-Plus members, it will go live on December 20.

30 Dec 2020


Flipkart 'Mobile's Year End Sale': Top deals on flagship smartphones

Flipkart's 'Mobile's Year End Sale' is currently live in India with attractive deals and discounts available on best-selling smartphones.

06 Dec 2020


Apple is offering free display replacement for iPhone 11 users

Apple has introduced a display module replacement program for iPhone 11 users who have been experiencing touchscreen issues.

27 Nov 2020


#DealOfTheDay: iPhone Xr is available with Rs. 8,900 discount

If you are planning to own a premium smartphone, this might be a suitable opportunity for you. Flipkart is offering a discount of Rs. 8,901 on the iPhone Xr (64GB storage model).

20 Nov 2020

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This custom iPhone 12 Pro costs over Rs. 11 lakh

Luxury smartphone maker Caviar, known for its GoT edition Galaxy Fold and Tesla Cybertruck-inspired iPhone 11 Pro, has launched a new customized iPhone 12 Pro model.

19 Nov 2020


iPhone 12 Pro Max wins DisplayMate's 'Best Smartphone Display' award

DisplayMate, a company that tests screens on phones, tablets and other consumer products, has given iPhone 12 Pro Max the 'Best Smartphone Display' award.

05 Aug 2020


Flipkart Big Saving Days sale: Top deals on best-selling smartphones

Flipkart is all set to host the Big Saving Days sale on its platform from August 6. Under the sale, which will end on August 10, the e-commerce giant will offer attractive discounts on some of the top-selling smartphones.

26 Jul 2020


Apple Glass, iPhone 12 series, ARM-based MacBooks launch details leaked

Apple has planned two special events for September and October where it will unveil a bunch of new products, according to tipster iHactu Pro.

21 Jul 2020


#DealOfTheDay: Apple iPhone 11 is available with Rs. 5,400 discount

If you are planning to own an Apple iPhone, today might be a suitable opportunity. Amazon is offering a discount of Rs. 5,400 on the flagship iPhone 11 (64GB storage model).

18 Jun 2020


Flipkart Big Saving Days sale: Top deals revealed

Flipkart is all set to kick off the Big Saving Days sale on its platform from June 23. Under the four-day sale, which will end on June 27, the e-commerce giant will offer a massive discount on some of the best-selling smartphones.

01 May 2020


iPhones will skip Face ID authentication for people wearing masks

The outbreak of coronavirus has made face masks and protective gear 'the new normal'.

16 Apr 2020


Soon, Google will protect your Drive files with Face ID

Google Drive always remains protected with a password - the same one you use for your Google account.

24 Mar 2020


Amazon Fab Phones Fest: Unmissable deals on best-selling smartphones

Amazon has kicked off a fresh round of its Fab Phones Fest in India, offering attractive deals and discounts on some of the best-selling smartphones.

26 Feb 2020


Apple's low-cost iPhone Xr was the best-selling smartphone of 2019

Apple's iPhone Xr was the best-selling smartphone of 2019, according to research firm Omida. The low-cost flagship, which was launched alongside the iPhone Xs series in 2018, recorded over 46 million shipments last year to outsell every other handset in the market.

08 Feb 2020


Your iPhone could soon be used to unlock your car

Apple has recently released the first beta version of iOS 13.4, and it comes with an unannounced feature that can you turn your iPhone or Apple Watch into a digital key for your car, according to 9to5Mac.

29 Dec 2019


2020 iPad Pro to get iPhone 11 Pro-like triple-lens camera

Apple's updated iPad Pro models, expected to launch sometime in the first half of 2020, will receive some major camera upgrades.

08 Dec 2019


Flipkart's Apple Days sale: Exciting offers on iPhones and iPads

If you're planning to buy a new iPhone or iPad, today might be a good time.

07 Dec 2019


Apple to launch a port-less iPhone in 2021: Report

Apple is working on a bunch of new devices for the next year including a much-awaited notch-less iPhone. However, it is the 2021 iPhone that might raise some eyebrows.

21 Oct 2019


Google could take months to fix Pixel 4 Face Unlock

When Google unveiled Pixel 4, we all were impressed to see Soli-powered Face Unlock and motion control capabilities.

07 Oct 2019


Apple accused of copying 'Sign in with Apple' feature

Apple has been accused of copying 'Sign in with Apple' - an iOS 13 feature that lets users sign into apps without giving away their actual email IDs.

26 Sep 2019


How to enable fingerprint authentication for WhatsApp on iOS, Android

WhatsApp is constantly adding new features to its platform, making the messaging app more functional and secure for billions of users.

09 Sep 2019


You can watch Apple's iPhone 11 launch on YouTube

In a bid to build a bigger audience for the launch of next iPhones, Apple has scheduled a live stream on YouTube.

02 Sep 2019


Apple iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro's specifications, features, price leaked

Apple is set to launch a clutch of new hardware including its most-advanced smartphones ever on September 10.

11 Aug 2019


Apple's Face ID just got hacked in most bizarre way

Apple's Face ID is said to be one of the safest available biometric locks.

10 Aug 2019


#DealOfTheDay: Buy Apple iPhone Xr at Rs. 51,999 or less

As part of its Freedom Sale, Amazon is offering an unmissable deal on the Apple iPhone Xr.

07 Aug 2019


Apple Card finally starts rolling out: Here's how to apply

Apple's first-ever credit card offering, the Apple Card, has finally started rolling out.

30 Jul 2019


Google paid people to collect their facial scans: Here's why

Over the last few days, Google employees have been spotted scanning faces in the public.

30 Jul 2019


Google confirms touch-free gestures, Face Unlock on Pixel 4

In yet another surprising move, Google has confirmed that its upcoming Pixel 4 will support Soli-based touch-free Motion Sense gestures and Face Unlock- the two new features that were rumored to come to the flagship phone.

29 Jul 2019


All three 2020 Apple iPhones to support 5G connectivity: Report

Apple plans to launch a trio of OLED iPhones in 2020 and all these models will support 5G connectivity, according to reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

22 Jul 2019


#NewsBytesExplainer: How Apple's Face ID system verifies your face

For more than a year, Apple has been serving a proprietary facial recognition system on the iPhones, a tech known as Face ID.

17 Jul 2019


Critical iOS 13 bug can compromise your online accounts

As Apple is months away from releasing the stable version of iOS 13, people have been installing the beta iteration of the platform on their iPhones.

12 Jul 2019


Apple will reportedly launch a notch-less iPhone in 2020

Apple seems to have some major plans to overhaul its 2020 iPhone line-up.

10 Jul 2019


Amazon Prime Day Sale 2019: Great deals on premium smartphones

Amazon Prime Day Sale will go live on July 15 with great discounts across all product categories.

08 Jul 2019


Apple testing new way to sign into iCloud: Details here

Apple is leveraging biometric authentication to make its cloud storage service iCloud more accessible to the users.

01 Jul 2019


'Sign In With Apple' not fully secure, says OpenID Foundation

At this year's WWDC, Apple announced 'Sign In With Apple' - a novel way of signing into apps on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

25 Jun 2019


Paytm Mall Grand Exchange Fest: Great deals on best-selling smartphones

Paytm Mall is hosting "The Grand Exchange Fest" sale with many attractive deals.

17 Jun 2019


#TechBytes: Six useful features your iPhone will get this year

Your iPhone is set to receive a big software upgrade, dubbed iOS 13, by the end of this year.

09 Jun 2019


Amazon Fab Phones Fest: Top deals on best-selling smartphones

Amazon is all set to kick off its Fab Phones Fest from tomorrow i.e June 10.

05 Jun 2019


#TechBytes: All big features coming to your iPhone this year

In a matter of months, Apple's all-new mobile operating system, the iOS 13, will be hitting your iPhones with some very impressive capabilities.

04 Jun 2019


'Sign in with Apple' hides your data from Facebook, Google

Amid global data security concerns, Apple has made privacy its calling card.

19 May 2019


Here's how Apple could incorporate in-display Touch ID into iPhones

With the launch of iPhone X and its successors, we all witnessed the departure of Apple's iconic Touch ID sensor.

05 May 2019


Amazon and Flipkart sales: Top deals on popular smartphones

Both Amazon and Flipkart are hosting their respective Summer Sales with attractive discounts on several product categories.

04 May 2019


Flipkart Summer Carnival Sale: Top deals on best selling mobiles

Flipkart's Summer Carnival Sale is now live with attractive discounts available on popular smartphones.

10 Apr 2019


WhatsApp's iPad app is finally on the way: Details here

Despite hosting over a billion active users, WhatsApp hasn't captured a particular segment of the market yet- iPad owners.

08 Apr 2019


Amazon Sale: Deals on OnePlus 6T, iPhone X, Realme U1

Amazon will host its Fab Phones Fest sale from April 11-13.

04 Apr 2019


Apple iPhone Xr prices reduced drastically, available at Rs. 59,900

In a bid to boost sales, Apple has reduced the prices of iPhone Xr in India by up to 22%.

22 Feb 2019


WhatsApp releases fix for critical iOS bug

If you haven't updated WhatsApp lately, now is the time to do so.

20 Feb 2019


Flipkart Sale: Top deals on best selling flagship smartphones

Flipkart's Mobiles Bonanza sale is currently live with attractive deals available on some of the best selling smartphones.

20 Feb 2019


How anyone can bypass WhatsApp's Face ID, Touch ID lock

Just a few weeks back, WhatsApp had introduced biometric authentication in its iOS app.