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One of the big changes that Apple made to the iPhone X when it launched last year was to integrate Face ID rather than Touch ID into the device. A new report is going around citing sources in the supply chain that claim Apple plans to increase Face ID availability. According to this report, all the 2018 iPhone models will get Face ID when they launch. Face ID is seen by many analysts as being a significant feature for Apple when compared to the facial recognition that Android devices sport. Apple uses other sensors alongside the camera in its facial recognition technology including an infrared laser able to create a 3D depth map of the face. The idea with those additional sensors is to give greater... Read more...
Apple's Face ID facial scanning biometric security has already been defeated. The last time it was bypassed was using a complex process involving an artist, silicone, and a creepy mask. That security bypass was so elaborate that many didn’t feel as if they need to worry. Another bypass has now happened and this time out FaceID was defeated by a 10-year-old boy who happens to look a lot like his mother. The mother had warned her son that there was no way he would be able to get into her new iPhone X. The boy reportedly then picked up the smartphone, stared at it and it unlocked without issue. Apple has already said that the security could be bypassed by identical twins or even family members... Read more...