More than a year after adding support for Face ID on WhatsApp for iOS, Facebook is finally close to bringing Face Unlock on WhatsApp for Android along with an option to join missed calls.
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Microsoft's OneDrive for Android has been updated to support face unlock for biometric authentication. The feature lets users select between either face unlock, fingerprint, or a pin.
Google is working on adding a new option to the Pixel 4's face unlock feature that will require users to keep their eyes open for the device to unlock itself. This will make face unlock more secure.
Over the last couple of months, a handful of Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL owners have been complaining about the face unlock feature not working on their device despite re-enrolling their facial data.
Google Pay now supports face unlock for authorizing money transfer to friends and family via the Pixel 4 and 4 XL. The feature is turned off by default, though, so you'll need to manually activate it.
Google says it will be rolling out a fix for the face unlock system of the Pixel 4, which currently unlocks the device even with your eyes closed. The fix will arrive in the coming months.
Google's new face unlock feature doesn't require for the user's eyes to be open to unlock the device, something that potential customers will want to be aware of when purchasing it.
WhatsApp for iOS has received a new update today that allows users to implement the Face ID or Touch ID biometric security on the app. The tool is expected to bolster WhatsApp's security for users.
In an interview that confirmed that Face Unlock would also be ported to the OnePlus 3 and 3T after its recent appearance on the 5, Pete Lau mentioned that the company's next handset will land in Q2.
OnePlus has announced that the rollout of OxygenOS 5.0 based on Android Oreo for the OnePlus 5 has been cancelled due to a bug, and a partial release of version 5.0.1 is said to be coming out soon.
OnePlus is now rolling out another OxygenOS beta for the OnePlus 5. Along with the usual bug fixes and enhancements, the update brings Face Unlock feature and December security patch for the device.
Despite the crowning feature of the OnePlus 5T being its 18:9 AMOLED display, it still has a few other things to offer that makes it stand apart, with Face Unlock being one such example.
OnePlus CEO, Carl Pei, has confirmed via Twitter that the OnePlus 5 smartphone will be getting the Face Unlock feature that recently debuted on the company's OnePlus 5T flagship device.
OnePlus stated that the Face Unlock feature from the 5T wouldn't be arriving on the OnePlus 5. But, a leaked Android 8.0 beta for the phone shows the feature and it has been confirmed to be working.
The upcoming iPhone 8 launch has gained its fair share of hype with plenty of leaks and rumors. Now more reports are shedding light on Apple's rumored 3D facial recognition system for the device.
Apple is testing a new 3D sensor that will allow users to authenticate themselves by scanning their face. The system is considered more secure than Touch ID and might replace it in the future.
I heard reports previously that the Android 4.0 face unlock feature could easily be broken using a photo of the person, but I didn't fully believe it: so I attempted to fool the system myself
The facial recognition technology in Android 4.0, used to unlock smartphones, could possibly be beaten by simply by placing a photo of the smartphone's owner over the front camera.