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Apple Pay: How to set it up and which stores and cards support it right now

Apple Pay: How to set it up and which stores and cards support it right now

By 3 November 2014

Apple Pay is live in the US, and more retailers and card issuers have added support for the service. It's time to start spending, whether in apps or in stores, but first you need to setup Apple Pay. If you want to know more about the new service from... >>

24 Touch ID apps that let you unlock and access accounts with a fingerprint scan

24 Touch ID apps that let you unlock and access accounts with a fingerprint scan

By 21 October 2014

Itching to use Touch ID as a passcode to unlock third-party apps? Luckily for you several popular apps have begun updating with support for Apple's fingerprint reader. With the release of iOS 8 in September, Apple opened Touch ID to third-party app... >>

Tesla Model S update to use iPhone Touch ID as key and remote start

Tesla Model S update to use iPhone Touch ID as key and remote start

By 22 August 2014

Tesla is reportedly going to allow iPhone owners to use their device's fingerprint recognition Touch ID sensor as a key. This will mean unlocking and even starting the electric car remotely from the phone. The Tesla Model S already has an iPhone app which... >>

Apple CEO Tim Cook intrigued by mobile payments, calls it 'big opportunity'

Apple CEO Tim Cook intrigued by mobile payments, calls it 'big opportunity'

By 27 January 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook has expressed interest in the mobile payments space, an area the company hasn't yet ventured into, by saying mobile payment was one of the thoughts behind the technology.  "The mobile payments area in general is one that we've been... >>

iPad 5 with Touch ID fingerprint scanner has been spotted and snapped

iPad 5 with Touch ID fingerprint scanner has been spotted and snapped

By 15 October 2013

As if tempting the rumour gods, we wrote a story yesterday about the iPad 5 coming with a new smart cover and a fingerprint scanner. And now a picture has appeared online showing the Touch ID scanner found on the iPhone 5S here on Apple's fifth-generation... >>

FIDO Alliance: Android devices with fingerprint sensors coming in 2014

FIDO Alliance: Android devices with fingerprint sensors coming in 2014

By 3 October 2013

Android devices will soon have fingerprint-scanning capabilities. Speaking to USA Today, Michael Barrett, the president of FIDO Alliance, hinted that consumers in six months will be able to buy the latest Android handsets equipped with a FIDO-based biometric... >>

Apple's new iPhones have sold nine million handsets for a record breaking first weekend

Apple's new iPhones have sold nine million handsets for a record breaking first weekend

By 23 September 2013

According to Apple it sold a record-breaking numbers of iPhones last weekend with the release of its iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C smartphones on 20 September. Nine million handsets shot off the shelves in the first three days. This puts iOS 7 users at 200... >>

Apple iPhone 5S Touch ID has been hacked with a fingerprint photocopy

Apple iPhone 5S Touch ID has been hacked with a fingerprint photocopy

By 23 September 2013

A video has appeared online showing an iPhone 5S being fooled by a photograph of a fingerprint. The Touch ID scanner, which remembers your finger at a 550 ppi resolution, adds another layer of security to your PIN - but that layer appears to be fairly... >>

Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor explained: Here's what you need to know

Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor explained: Here's what you need to know

By 21 September 2013

Apple's iPhone 5S looks nearly identical to the iPhone 5 apart from new colour options and a slim steel ring around the Home Button. But this ring isn't just for aesthetics. It detects fingerprints and alerts a new technology - called Touch ID - to scan,... >>

Is the iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint scanner just a gimmick?

Is the iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint scanner just a gimmick?

By 11 September 2013

Apple has been accused of lacking innovation of late. Last night it announced a Touch ID fingerprint scanner on its new iPhone 5S. But is this innovation or just Apple appeasing the angry mob while not really offering much more than a gimmick? The Touch... >>


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