Tag Archive: Sensor


If you need more evidence that the luxury Swiss watchmakers are as truly screwed as Jony Ive predicted, look no further than IWC’s laughable answer for keeping up with the Apple Watch. The luxury watch company is adding a smart sensor… Read more ›

Sony is planning to invest $ 376 million dollars to boost capacity for chips used in smartphone camera sensors, including the iPhone. The company announced today that this will be the second boost to capacity made this year to meet demand.… Read more ›

Touch ID is going to get a big upgrade in the next iPhone, according to a new rumor from reputable Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo. In his latest note to investors, Kuo says Apple plans to upgrade the fingerprint scanning technology in its… Read more ›

Samsung’s fingerprint scanners could be some of the worst available in today’s mobile devices; they’re so unreliable that most people don’t even bother with them. But sources familiar with the company’s plans say it is working to change that for the upcoming… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — I love basketball, but I have a weakness — I can’t jump. I’ve hit the gym. I’ve tried jumping exercises. None of it has worked, but a new fitness sensor called VERT might be the first wearable… Read more ›

Apple didn’t give the iPhone 6 camera a big update this cycle, but next year could be a revolutionary leap forward for iPhotographers, if Apple upgrades to the new sensor its camera supplier Sony just unveiled. Sony announced today that… Read more ›

The iPhone 6 has been out for less than a day and already would-be hackers are suggesting that its Touch ID fingerprint sensor can be tricked — thanks to a lifted fingerprint and some latex. The video, posted to YouTube… Read more ›

In Star Trek, the crew of the Enterprise would routinely beam down to a planet, pull out their trusty tricorders and scan the environment for a multitude of different things, like gas levels and air quality. Now you can have… Read more ›

For many users, the iPhone has long since been their default go-to camera, and that’s unlikely to change with the upcoming iPhone 6. As many smartphone camera aficionados will know, Apple has been using Sony’s Exmor sensors for its cameras… Read more ›

Photos have surfaced on French Apple website Nowhereelse.fr that purport to show the Touch ID sensor for Apple’s next-generation iPhone 6. While at first glance, the images look identical to the sensor embedded within the iPhone 5s — Apple’s first… Read more ›