iPhone 13 in-display Touch ID could have mask mandates to thank

The iPhone 13 could see the return of fingerprint security, a new report suggests, with work underway at Apple to reboot Touch ID for the upcoming 2021 iPhone range. The technology was effectively superseded in most iPhone models with the launch of the iPhone X back in 2017, when Apple added Face ID facial recognition.

The switch from Touch ID to Face ID was never met with universal approval.

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With iPhone 13 in hand, I miss Touch ID more than ever
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I’ve been traveling this past week, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max has been my trusty sidekick. Whether it’s boarding Read more

Forget tinkering with Face ID, iPhone 13 needed in-display Touch ID
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iPad Mini 6 Coming Soon With A14 Processor and USB Type-C Port
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The iPad mini 6 is expected to launch this fall and a new leak has revealed some more important features Read more

There will be no Touch ID on the iPhone 13
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As September approaches all eyes are on the likely release of the iPhone 13 – however it looks like one Read more

They’ll be no Touch ID on the iPhone 13
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As September approaches all eyes are on the likely release of the iPhone 13 – however it looks like one Read more

Will iPhone 13 be enough of an upgrade?
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120Hz refresh rate. Always-on. Smaller notch. A15 chipset. X60 modem. Wi-Fi 6E. Bigger batteries. Bigger cameras. Better cameras. Better video. Read more

iPhone 14 rumors: Titanium, Touch ID, and a cheaper ‘Max’ model
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The iPhone 14 is a long way away, but the rumor mill is already grinding. The iPhone 13 isn’t out Read more

The new iPhone feature I’ve been waiting for could finally be coming
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I really want to see Touch ID make a comeback with the iPhone 13 or iPhone 14 Picture the scene: Read more

watchOS 7.6.1 update is available with a security fix
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ECG app support expanded to 30 additional regions. In addition to releasing iOS 14.7, Apple on Monday released watchOS 7.6, an Read more

The next iPad Air could get a second camera and a Pro-like design
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The iPad Air 5 will sport a similar design to the 3rd generation iPad Pro, according to a recent report Read more

Under-display Touch ID and Face ID just got closer – is it iPhone 14 bound?
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Apple has moved a step closer to the first full-screen iPhone, potentially consigning the unloved notch to smartphone history. Or Read more

iPhone 13 will reportedly skip Touch ID — and that would be bad
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Face ID is great in normal times, but the world has changed and the iPhone might need to as well Read more