iPhone X: Apple's facial recognition software didn't fail on stage, company says, despite very awkward moment

There are many burning questions that many have about the new Face ID security feature found on Apple’s new iPhone X. Many of these questions will most likely be answered when the phone is released and people have had more time to play around with it, but there is one question that some are asking and that is how do we prevent our faces from being scanned?This is an interesting question because if you were to be mugged, the robber could hold your face up to the phone and have it unlock even if you were unwilling, or the cops could do the same as well. However in a recent interview with TechCrunch, Apple’s Craig Federighi revealed that users could quickly disable Face ID in such situations.According to Federighi, “On older phones the sequence was to click 5 times [on the power button], but on newer phones like iPhone 8 and iPhone X, if you grip the side buttons on either side and hold them a little while — we’ll take you to the power down [screen]. But that also has the effect of disabling Face ID. So, if you

iPhone X: Apple's facial recognition software didn't fail on stage, company says, despite very awkward moment

The slip-up has prompted worries that the 'Face ID' software doesn't actually work

Thu 14 Sep 17 from The Independent

Tim Cook defends Apple's FaceID on GMA

Cook told Good Morning America host Robin Roberts 'We want to protect your data, because we know its yours, not ours.' and saisd $999 was a 'value price' for the iPhone X

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

Tim Cook on iPhone X: $999 is a 'value price' - CNET

Commentary: In an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America," Apple's CEO insists the new phone is a bargain.

Tue 19 Sep 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Apple exec dismisses safety concerns about Face ID

In a new interview, Craig Federighi, Cupertino-based Apple's software engineering chief, has reassured users that they can easily disable Face ID, should they be concerned about it. ...

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

Apple says Face ID didn’t actually fail during its iPhone X event

The iPhone maker says its new face unlocking tech worked as intended.

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Arstechnica

Apple: Face ID didn't fail during iPhone X demo - CNET

The security feature worked "as it was designed to," said the company.

Thu 14 Sep 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Apple says too many faces ruined its Face ID stage demo

When Apple OS chief Craig Federighi tried to demo Face ID on stage during Cupertini's annual iPhone event, it didn't quite work as he expected. "Your passcode is required ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Engadget

Apple says onstage Face ID fail showed the feature working correctly

What was your highlight of Apple’s iPhone event? Perhaps it was Jony Ive’s voice coming out of a poop animoji, or Craig Federighi enthusiastically clucking like a chicken. For many ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Techspot

Apple explains why Face ID didn't work in demonstration

During Apple's launch event in Cupertino, vice president, Craig Federighi (pictured) was unable to use FaceID first time. He says this is because other people had also used the device. ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Daily Mail


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