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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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Huawei P30 is out, an iPhone XR and Galaxy S10e rival with low-light hanging...

Huawei P30 is out, an iPhone XR and Galaxy S10e rival with low-light hanging fruit

Huawei just took to the stage to announce its spring flagships phones, and what handsets it had prepared for us. While the attention seeker here is undoubtedly the P30 Pro with... Read more ...

Blockbuster ruling strips Qualcomm of patent forcing ITC to side with Apple

Blockbuster ruling strips Qualcomm of patent forcing ITC to side with Apple

Earlier today, we told you about a decision made in a new case brought by Qualcomm to the U.S. International Trade Commission. Today's ruling by ITC Judge MaryJoan McNamara... Read more ...

Unknown issue prevents Samsung Galaxy S10 owners from using their phone

Unknown issue prevents Samsung Galaxy S10 owners from using their phone

The Samsung Community forum and Reddit are abuzz with complaints from those owning one of the new phones from the Samsung Galaxy S10 line. The problem is that the affected... Read more ...

Huawei P30 & P30 Pro Go On Sale Today, Starting At €799

Huawei P30 & P30 Pro Go On Sale Today, Starting At €799

Huawei announced its newest smartphones today, the P30 and P30 Pro. While they won't be coming to the US, they will be available in Europe, with the P30 priced at €799 and the... Read more ...

New Huawei phone has a 5x optical zoom, thanks to a periscope lens

New Huawei phone has a 5x optical zoom, thanks to a periscope lens

Here's the camera assembly for the Huawei P30 Pro and... wait, what? Is that a square camera lens? [credit: Huawei ] Huawei officially announced the Huawei P30 Pro smartphone... Read more ...

U.S. judge recommends iPhone import ban due to infringed Qualcomm patent

U.S. judge recommends iPhone import ban due to infringed Qualcomm patent

Following a finding that certain iPhones infringed a Qualcomm patent, a U.S. International Trade Commission judge recommended today that the United States ban Apple from... Read more ...

Huawei P30 vs Galaxy S10 vs iPhone XS: which flagship phone fits your needs?

Huawei P30 vs Galaxy S10 vs iPhone XS: which flagship phone fits your needs?

The Huawei P30 has been announced, and it's the latest attempt by Huawei to take the Western smartphone market by storm - but is it good enough to take on the top offerings... Read more ...

Huawei P30 Pro vs Galaxy S10 Plus vs iPhone XS Max: which large phone is...

Huawei P30 Pro vs Galaxy S10 Plus vs iPhone XS Max: which large phone is right for you?

Huawei has announced its Huawei P30 range, and the largest device is the P30 Pro, Huawei's competitor to the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and Apple's iPhone XS Max. Each of these... Read more ...

ITC judge finds Apple infringed Qualcomm patent, recommends US import ban on...

ITC judge finds Apple infringed Qualcomm patent, recommends US import ban on some iPhone models

The Qualcomm-Apple patent battle continues. A US judge has ruled that some iPhone models have infringed on Qualcomm patents. The ruling from the International Trade Commission... Read more ...

Apple News app crashing for many iPhone and iPad users after updating to iOS...

Apple News app crashing for many iPhone and iPad users after updating to iOS 12.2, Apple working on fix

The launch of Apple News+ is not going as smoothly as Apple had probably hoped. Many iPhone and iPad users are finding that the Apple News app is crashing repeatedly after... Read more ...