Tag Archive: Touch


Apple is still trying to get a license for Apple Pay in China, but its new friends at Alibaba are bringing Touch ID payments to the mainstream in China today, with an update to the popular Alipay app that gives… Read more ›

This app lets you unlock your Mac with Touch ID

First introduced with the iPhone 5s, Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to unlock your iPhone and iPad. And now, thanks to a new app, it’s also one of the easiest and… Read more ›

Touch ID might have just made it to iPads, but Intel wants to go one step further: bringing enhanced biometric passwords to PCs, which it plans to do before the end of the year. “Your biometrics basically eliminate the need for you to… Read more ›

One of the big pluses of iOS 8 has been the security measures Apple has taken, meaning that the company can no longer bypass security passwords to access your data if it’s requested by law enforcement. While viewed as a… Read more ›

Dropbox gets Touch ID and iPhone 6 support

Particularly if you work with computers, Dropbox is one of the most useful tools available, and a new update for its official iOS app has just made it handier than ever. Adding support for Touch ID, iOS 8 users now… Read more ›

A young girl gets out of jail and is given back her paltry few belongings. A baseball cap, some gum, and a pin. The pin? Isn’t hers. “What if there was a place, a secret place,†says the voiceover in… Read more ›

Apple Pay is scheduled to launch sometime in October, and today’s iOS 8.1 developer beta includes the feature’s settings and references to Touch ID on the iPad. Developer Hamza Sood, who has previously uncovered hidden references in iOS betas, tweeted… Read more ›

Apple has released iOS 8.0.2 for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users running iOS 8. The update includes multiple bug fixes, including resolutions to problems introduced by the failed iOS 8.0.1 launch. Full release notes for iOS 8.0.2 are included below. Updating to iOS 8.0.2 with Over-the-Air Download The simplest way for users to … Read More

IMPORTANT: iOS 8.0.1 update has caused some users to lose cellular signal and Touch ID capabilities. Do not install the update! Apple has released iOS 8.0.1 for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices that are capable of running iOS 8.0. The update includes multiple bug fixes and improvements to iOS, and is said to … Read More

iOS 8 Update Released for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Apple has released iOS 8 for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The update offers significant improvements and many new features to prior versions of iOS and is recommended for all users to install on their devices. If you haven’t done so already, it’s a good idea to prepare for iOS 8 before … Read More