5 iOS 8 Cydia Tweaks for Touch ID

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The iOS 8 jailbreak is officially out and available for all iPhones and iPads that are capable of running iOS 8. Here are five iOS 8 Cydia tweaks that work with the latest version of iOS that are a must have for your Touch ID-enabled iOS device, like the iPhone 6 and the iPad Air […]

2015 MacBooks with Touch ID: Will We See It?

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Apple has updated its MacBook lineup for 2014, which means that we can now look forward to what the company could offer up next year when it comes to MacBook improvements and few features. Will Touch ID be one of them? The 2014 MacBook Air was launched earlier this year back in June, coming with […]

iPhone Touch ID Not Immune to Police Warrants

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A nifty feature that was first introduced on the iPhone 5s is Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, making it easier to unlock your device and purchase apps and games in the App Store. However, while the police cannot make you unlock your iPhone with a passcode, they can force you to use Touch ID to […]

iPad Air 2 Photos Leak Revealing Touch ID, Thinner Design

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The iPad Air 2 is rumored to be unveiled on October 16, which is the date that Apple is expected to host their annual iPad event. Ahead of the launch, several photos have leaked claiming to be images of the iPad Air 2. The photos come from Vietnamese website Tinhte.vn and show a clear view of […]

iOS 8.1 Beta Points to iPad Touch ID Capabilities

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Rumors have been flying all year about the possibility of new iPads getting Touch ID capabilities in the Home button, and a new hidden code that was discovered in the first iOS 8.1 beta keeps the rumor mill churning. Developer Hamza Sood discovered a line of code in the iOS 8.1 beta that refers to the […]

iOS 8.0.1 Update Breaks Cell Service, Touch ID

Do not install iOS 8.0.1 as it breaks cell service and Touch ID on many iPhones.

Apple just started the iOS 8.0.1 release, but you should not install the small update promising to fix iOS 8 problems. The iOS 8.0.1 update breaks cell service on many iPhones. After the update touch ID no longer works on some iPhones either. After installing iOS 8.0.1 on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus on […]

iPhone 6 Touch ID Home Button to Be More Durable Than Ever

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It’s well known by now that the next-generation iPhone and iPads will most likely come with Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, but a new report says that the hardware will receive a bit of an overhaul and will be more durable than the first-generation Touch ID sensors. No specifics were given as far as what […]

Apple Plays the Privacy Card to Swipe At Google at WWDC

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Since the dawn of the iPhone (and even before) Apple has always taken security and privacy seriously. So much so that it has repeatedly stated that protecting your data on its devices is one of the main reasons it sandboxes Apps from each other. Whether that bad behavior is just from a misbehaving App or […]

iOS 8 Includes Third-Party Support for Touch ID and Keyboards

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Today, during Apple’s WWDC keynote where the company announced iOS 8 and OSX 10.10 Yosemite, it also announced third-party support for its Touch ID fingerprint sensor, as well as touch screen keyboards. In the past, Touch ID was only limited to Apple’s own garden, where it’s been used only for unlocking your iPhone 5s and […]

iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 & iPhone 6 to Get Touch ID This Year

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After the iPhone 5s launched back in September with a fingerprint sensor, rumors began flying about the possibility of the iPad also getting the same treatment. Of course, we have yet to see an iPad come equipped with Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, but we’re seeing hints that the next iPads (probably the iPad Air […]

iPad Mini, iPad Air 2 & iPhone 6 with Touch ID Rumored

The new iPad mini and iPad Air 2 could include Touch ID.

Apple plans to include Touch ID fingerprint unlocking and purchasing on the new iPads for 2014 and the iPhone 6 according to a new report. This is not the first time that a report claims the new iPad mini and new iPad Air will arrive with Touch ID, nor is it the first report to […]

Touch ID for iPad Air 2 Hinted in iOS 7.1 Code

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After the iPhone 5s launched back in September with a fingerprint sensor, rumors began flying about the possibility of the iPad also getting the same technology. Of course, we have yet to see an iPad come equipped with Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, but we’re seeing hints that the next iPad (probably the iPad Air […]

Samsung’s New Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Reader Hacked

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Ah, security. Mobile device users want more of it in a world full of Heartbleed bugs,  a hacking culture that can disrupt even the best of intentions, and growing concerns about government snooping. As we move deeper into the day when users and service providers want to use mobile devices for more and more interaction […]

iPhone 5s vs Galaxy S5: Fingerprint Scanners Compared

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 was announced back in February at Mobile World Congress, but it’s not officially launching until later this week. However, one lucky YouTuber was able to get his hands on the device early and test out the built-in fingerprint scanner ahead of the phone’s release. The YouTuber, who goes by the name […]

4 Best iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks for iPhone 5s Touch ID

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The official iOS 7 jailbreak has been available for a while now, and we’ve been using that time to play around with pretty much every iOS 7 Cydia tweak imaginable to see which ones are worth your time and which ones aren’t. We’ve already discussed a handful of iOS 7 Cydia tweaks that dramatically improve […]

iOS 7.1 Release May Fix Major iPhone 5s Problem

iOS 7.1 fixes a major Touch ID problem.

Apple is working towards an iOS 7.1 release rumored for March, which could fix a major iPhone 5s  problem that is frustrating  Touch ID users. The iOS 7.1 beat is in the late stages and multiple rumors point to an iOS 7.1 release in March that will bring many fixes. The iOS 7.1 release could […]

Apple Explains iPhone 5s Touch ID Fingerprint Security Measures

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Apple has talked about the security measures it uses for its Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5s in the past, but for those who want to learn even more about the security efforts that the company is taking to make sure your fingerprints are safe, Apple has detailed its security measures even further. […]

Touch ID a No-Show for New iPads

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Call me not only disappointed but confused. Although one should never expect any wish, rumor, or hope to necessarily come true when it comes to Apple releasing products, one thing I felt reasonably certain, if not very certain, was that whatever Apple announced regarding new iPads at today’s announcement we would see the recently introduced […]

Touch ID Patent Points to iPad & New MacBook Pro Support

Touch ID could come to the iPad and new MacBook Pro models in the future according to a new patent.

Apple is going big with Touch ID and a new patent suggests the fingerprint security tech is heading to new iPads and someday to new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebooks. The Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s allows users to login to the iPhone 5s by pressing a finger on the home button, […]