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Erasing Your Face is the Creepiest iPhone X Camera Trick So Far

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iPhone X invisible face camera app

Mapping your face for Animoji is a pretty cool use for the iPhone X front-facing TrueDepth camera, but making your face disappear completely? That’s creepy, a little cool, and exactly what app developer Kazuya Noshiro did. He made an app that cuts out your face while leaving your eyes and mouth behind. It tracks your face in real time so whatever is behind you is always visible, and it’s pretty impressive if not a little unsettling. He hasn’t released his app, but you can see it in action on his Twitter feed.

Favorite Mac Apps from 2017

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Apple iMac 2017

Just because there’s so much focus on the iPhone and iPad doesn’t mean the Mac didn’t get any cool app releases in 2017. Check out TMO’s list with a few of our favorites.

Happy Holidays from The Mac Observer

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Enjoy the holiday season!

Happy holidays from The Mac Observer! We’re taking December 25th off, but we’ll be back on Tuesday, December 26th with our usual Apple and tech world coverage.

Avoid the Passwords on this List to Reduce the Risk of Getting Hacked

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The SplashData worst 100 passwords for 2017 list is out, and the top two are 123456 and password. The list shows just how predictable many passwords are and how difficult it is to convince people they need something more unique than letmein (number 7) or football (number 9). Admin is still a painfully popular password, and starwars is pretty popular, too. You can check out the full list at the SplashData website.

Avoid the Passwords on this List to Reduce the Risk of Getting Hacked