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Touch-based identity faces an uncertain future after Face ID

Image: Apple/CNET Five years ago, Apple bought an obscure components company called AuthenTec for more than $350 million, one of the largest purchases in its history. The acquisition enabled the launch of Touch ID, a rapid fingerprint recognition technology that would become a hallmark of iPhones. Apple’s current-generation iPhone 8 …

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My least favorite feature of the iPhone X: Control Center

Video: iPhone X review: Face ID, the notch, and a new screen It turns out, the home button isn’t the only thing missing from the iPhone X. Control Center, Apple’s one-stop shop for various toggles and app shortcuts, is also missing. Well, that’s not entirely true, but it sure feels …

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