Analyst: if it’s a hit, expect to see Face ID replace Touch ID in all 2018 iPhones and iPads

Analyst: if it’s a hit, expect to see Face ID replace Touch ID in all 2018 iPhones and iPads

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that, if Face ID on the iPhone X is a hit, we’ll see it replacing Touch ID on future iPhones and iPads. If it’s not a big hit, expect to see iOS devices sporting Face ID and Touch ID. He also expects the TrueDepth camera of the iPhone X in all future iOS gadgets. 

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Belkin debuts the 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar adapter for new iPhones

Belkin debuts the 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar adapter for new iPhones

Belkin has announced the 3.5 mm Audio + Charge RockStar adapter for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus. It plugs into the Lightning connector, offering a way for users to simultaneously charge their iPhone and listen to music using 3.5 mm headphone jack devices. 

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iOS 11 is here! Install it now to take advantage of these many new features

iOS 11 is here! Install it now to take advantage of these many new features

iOS 11 just showed up! Hopefully you've prepared yourself for the upgrade and you're now watching your iPhone and/or iPad transform itself into a new, more powerful tool. If you're still on the fence about upgrading, here's an overview of some of the new or improved features of iOS 11.

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Juniper Research: 40% of iOS users leery of facial recognition

Juniper Research: 40% of iOS users leery of facial recognition

A new survey conducted by Juniper Research has found that over 40% of iOS users in the U.S. consider themselves unlikely to use facial recognition as a payment security technology. The research group says this suggests that a core use case for the iPhone X’s main security feature may struggle to gain traction amongst consumers.

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