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Apple: Why Face ID had a harder start on iPhone than Touch ID

One year ago   |   By Tech Radar

Apple's switch to facial recognition to unlock the iPhone X has been a controversial topic with children unlocking their parent's phones and masks fooling the tech. Yet, Apple believes the tech can do a lot more than fingerprint scanners ever could. Phil Schiller - SVP of Worldwide Marketing at Apple - spoke to our sister site T3.com and said: "We knew what we created with the home button through the years. We knew it was no small thing to decide to replace that. "We believed we could make something that most of everybody would love, and would have the potential to be far greater over time...
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Apple has a new imitator on the block as the Leagoo S9 clones the iPhone X notch

Apple has a new imitator on the block as the Leagoo S9 clones the iPhone X notch

One year ago   |   By 9to5Mac

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and Apple's biggest flatterer to date has been Chinese brand Xiaomi , with its Mi Phone , Mi Pad , iOS-like Android skin and even website and keynote presentation cloning .
But another Chinese brand is seemingly aiming to take things one step further...
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LG G7 Could Sport Advanced Iris Scanner For Facial Recognition

LG G7 Could Sport Advanced Iris Scanner For Facial Recognition

One year ago   |   By Ubergizmo

With Apple launching the iPhone X with Face ID, the rumor mill has been churning out rumor after rumor suggesting that many Android OEMs are looking to include similar technology in their devices as well. In fact it seems that LG could be exploring something similar, thanks to a recently discovered patent by the folks at LetsGoDigital. According to the patent, it appears that LG is working on what appears to be an advanced iris scanner that could help facilitate facial recognition. It can adjust itself based on ambient light, which makes sense as our irises do get bigger/smaller depending...
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Apple shows off iPhone X Face ID and Portrait Lighting in a series of new ads

Apple shows off iPhone X Face ID and Portrait Lighting in a series of new ads

One year ago   |   By Phone Arena

Apple has uploaded three new ads to its YouTube channel, and we have a feeling we're going to see them a lot during the upcoming holiday season. These short commercials promote two of the hottest features of the iPhone X - Face ID and the Portrait Lighting mode.
The first one, "Introducing Portrait Lighting", demonstrates how the mode allows the user to add studio-quality lighting effects to their shots without the need for a professional photographer. The other two which are dubbed "Opens with a Glance" and "Adapts to Your Face" ...
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