Tag Archive: Touch


Apple’s Touch ID sensor has been the best and most reliable fingerprint scanner since it made its debut in the iPhone 5s, but competing products announced at Mobile World Congress this week could give the Cupertino company some concern. Not only… Read more ›

In a U.K. industry first, two major banks in the United Kingdom are finally adding Touch ID identification to their iOS apps. RBS and NatWest customers must activate the feature using their existing security information, but can use Touch ID after… Read more ›

Touch ID has completely changed security on the iPhone, and now Apple’s finger print scanning technology could soon be coming to the Mac. Apple is planning to bring Touch ID to the upcoming 12-inch MacBook Air, according to sources at… Read more ›

Apple Watch will borrow a lot of tech from the iPhone when it ships in April, but according to a new rumor from supply chain sources in China, Apple is planning to bring one of its wearable’s coolest features to… 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 ›

Cloe is Siri with a human touch — and a life

New app Cloe is a dutiful concierge service you can text to request a good jazz club or microbrewery and get an informed, cheery response in a minute or less. Think of the mad research skills of Siri with the… Read more ›

As we use our iOS devices for more and more tasks in daily life, a big question facing Apple is exactly how to squeeze more functionality out of limited screen real estate. The iPhone 6 Plus and the rumored 12-inch… 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 — Nobody wants to get hacked like Jennifer Lawrence’s iCloud account. Everyone, including Apple, is pushing two-factor authentication in the wake of the high-profile hack that exposed dozens of celebrities nude selfies, but verifying an account login with… Read more ›

Many iPhone users have noticed that Touch ID becomes finicky in cold weather, often not working at all when the temperatures drop in winter. Or at least, that’s what it seems like, but the real culprit is quite likely to be your skin and the effects of colder climates on fingerprints, which is what Touch … Read More