We’ve been putting the iPhone X through its paces since it came out and are ready to tell you what we think. Best iPhone ever, or just an expensive toy?
The iPhone X’s Face ID feature is awesome! Unless it’s not. If you’re having trouble getting yours to work properly and consistently, you can try a reset. We’ll tell you how to do just that in today’s Quick Tip!
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at a report from a security company that hacked the iPhone X Face ID, plus they discuss the DOJ’s new push for encryption back doors.
Security researchers found a way to trick Face ID in the iPhone X, but it’s premature to declare Apple’s 3D facial scanning technology a failure or unsecure.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple’s expanding original content lineup for Apple Music, and John tells us when he expects Face ID to come to the iPad.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple’s reported augmented reality goggles, plus a listener writes in about Face ID and Apple Pay.
Face ID is the bleeding edge on iPhone X. It’ll come to iPads eventually, but there are several issues to resolve before that happens.
Jeff Butts and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to ask questions from the perspective of someone who doesn’t have an iPhone X yet. They talk about the iPhone X screen, Face ID, Portrait Mode photos, Apple Pay, and more.
Dave Hamilton and Jeff Gamet share their thoughts on the iPhone X after spending a weekend with Apple’s new smartphone.
Getting started with your new iPhone X, or just want a few tips? Check out The Mac Observer’s iPhone X Starter Guide.
Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet talk share their insight on concerns about third-party app developer’s access to the iPhone X Face ID sensors, plus they have some great Live Photos tips, too.
It’s only natural that different Apple devices with different shapes and roles should introduce some UI fragmentation. But it’s getting worse, not better.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet share their reactions to iPhone X Animoji, talk about Apple product feature drift, and speculate on what could be in store for the MacBook and MacBook Pro.
Apple’s decision to make this particular emoji one of the few it animates will likely be seen as brilliant, and this early review from Steven Levy illustrates why.
Only 20 million iPhone X in 2017? Good luck getting yours this year.
John Martellaro and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple’s Face ID security white paper, and they weigh in on Amazon’s new Echo product lineup.
In thriller spy movies, like Jason Bourne, big tech companies sell out to government agencies, but reality is a bit more nuanced.
The paper notes that the probability that a random person could unlock your iPhone using Face ID is about one in a million. This is a step up from Touch ID’s 1 in 50,000.
Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering gives plenty of insight and details about the new technology, which should set many people’s minds at ease.
Conan O’Brien has the unaired footage of Craig Federighi’s Face ID Q&A session with audience members at this week’s iPhone X launch event, and by “footage” we mean “opening sketch for the Conan Show.” The questions are absolutely fantastic and exactly what you’d expect from random audience members. It’s also a great example of just how mainstream Apple, the iPhone, and Apple’s media events have become. The video is just over a minute and a half long and worth checking out.