Tag Archives: Touch

All iPhone 2018 Models to Abandon Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner: Ming-Chi Kuo

HIGHLIGHTS Apple may never launch another iPhone with Touch ID again The prediction comes from KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Rest of the industry is sticking with fingerprint scanner for now If you were planning to ditch Apple’s iPhone X model in hopes that perhaps next year its successor will have a fingerprint scanner embedded into the display, you’re up for some ... Read More »

iOS 11 Beta Allows Users to Quickly Disable Touch ID Easily to Improve Privacy

HIGHLIGHTS Tapping five times also presents emergency call option Apple tipped to include face detection feature on upcoming iPhone New feature has been discovered by users on iOS 11 public beta User privacy is an important issue for Apple and the company has previously gone to great lengths to prove this thing. With iOS 11, the Cupertino-based company has introduced a new feature ... Read More »

Oculus drops Rift and Touch prices, selling a $399 bundle for the ‘Summer of Rift’

When Oculus announced the Rift would launch at $599—or $799 with the motion-tracked Touch controllers—the Internet-at-large rioted. Years of Palmer Luckey’s promises to hit a $350-400 price sticker with the first consumer model were undercut in an instant. But it’s put up or shut up time for the holdouts now. Oculus announced the “Summer of Rift” this morning, slashing $200 ... Read More »

Sony outs launch details for its Xperia XZ Premium flagship and futuristic Touch projector

  Since we last heard about the Xperia XZ Premium at Mobile World Congress, the Samsung Galaxy S8, the HTC U Ultra, and the LG G6 have all begun shipping. But over the past few months, Sony has been putting the finishing touches on its own flagship phone, as well as its touch-based projector (which will still can’t believe is a ... Read More »

Oculus Touch controller review: Putting virtual worlds at your fingertips, with caveats

Oculus’s motion-tracked Touch controllers are about as close as you can get to using your hands in virtual reality, but it’s hard to take advantage of their full potential due to endemic platform problems. Before we talk about Oculus’s motion-tracked Touch controllers, I want to take a moment to discuss how badly the company miscalculated. Back in April when the ... Read More »

Apple called out for copyright infringement with 3D Touch

When you’re as big as Apple, you get used to staffing a strong legal department pretty quick. Copyright claims and lawsuits have become such a mundane part of the tech business that we honestly can’t even remember a time when Cupertino and Samsung weren’t at each other’s throats over some legal claim. Plus, suing a gigantic corporation is often a ... Read More »