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Technology Apple has to teach people how to use an iPhone again

09:31  05 november  2017
09:31  05 november  2017 Source:   theverge.com

Apple introduces ‘Face ID’ for iPhone X

  Apple introduces ‘Face ID’ for iPhone X Apple today confirmed the iPhone X will feature facial recognition technology dependent upon a new “true depth camera system” including an infrared camera, flood illuminator, dot projector, and proximity sensor. The Face ID feature will work in low light situations and, according to Apple, there’s only a one in a million chance another face (unless you have an evil twin) can unlock your device.Every time you look at your iPhone X it detects your face. The feature will allow users to unlock devices simply by looking at them, essentially letting iPhone owners to use their face as a password.

Remember those introduction videos that Apple made to help people familiarize themselves with the original iPhone ? It’s been a long time since Apple has had any need to teach consumers how to use the iPhone again , but the removal of the home button and debut of Face ID are definitely big

Remember those introduction videos that Apple made to help people familiarize themselves with the original iPhone ? It’s been a long time since Apple has had any need to teach consumers how to use the iPhone again , but the removal of the home button and debut of Face ID are definitely big.

a hand holding a camera © Provided by The Verge Remember those introduction videos that Apple made to help people familiarize themselves with the original iPhone? In 2007, the company’s goal was to get users comfortable with interacting with a big (at the time) touchscreen and showing them slide to unlock. It’s been a long time since Apple has had any need to teach consumers how to use the iPhone again, but the removal of the home button and debut of Face ID are definitely big enough changes to warrant some new lessons. 

Today Apple released “A Guided Tour” for the iPhone X, a video that clocks in at around 4 and a half minutes. In it, the company goes over all the basic gestures that buyers of the phone will perform daily such as swiping up to go home, swiping up and holding to launch the app switcher, quickly jumping between apps by swiping across the home indicator, and setting up Face ID.

What happened to the iPhone 9?

  What happened to the iPhone 9? Apple announced its iPhone X. It’s the new flagship iPhone that will be released in November, weeks after the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus go on sale on September 23rd. Apple says you’re supposed to pronounce the iPhone X as “iPhone ten,” and it’s designed to mark 10 years of the iPhone. While the iPhone 8 is an iPhone 7S in all but name, the number jump across all the new iPhone models means we’re now officially missing an iPhone 9.Apple’s typical S naming is gone for this year at least, which isn’t entirely surprising.

It is been a prolonged time considering the fact that Apple has experienced any require to train consumers how to use the Iphone once again , but the elimination of the residence button and debut of Face ID are definitely huge more than enough modifications to warrant some new lessons.

Remember those introduction videos that Apple made to help people familiarize themselves with the original iPhone ? It’s been a long time since Apple has had any need to teach consumers how to use the iPhone again , but the removal of the home button and debut of Face ID are definitely big.

The company is also encouraging people not to wait for Face ID to authenticate you before swiping up on the lock screen. “You can glance and swipe all in one motion.” If you do that, Face ID can often feel faster than Touch ID. 

a screenshot of a cell phone © Provided by The Verge A lot of what’s covered is stuff that you might already know by now — even if you don’t have or plan to get an iPhone X, but there are a couple useful tidbits. I wasn’t aware that you can drag up an Animoji and drop it in as a sticker over any iMessage conversation.

Separately, if video walkthroughs aren’t your thing, Apple has also added support documents to its website covering all of these same essentials for Face ID and navigation gestures. There’s also a new page that covers the Super Retina OLED display, where Apple says that slight color shift and even minor burn-in over time are “expected behaviors” of OLED.

Apple has finally caught up with iPhone X demand .
The iPhone X was an elusive unicorn on launch. If you didn't snag one of the earliest pre-orders or get lucky waiting in line, you were looking at a weeks-long wait -- more than a few people flipped their units for a tidy profit. Now, however? They're practically growing on trees. Multiple Apple online stores (including the US, UK, Canada and Japan) list the iPhone as in stock and delivering within 1-2 days if you commit to a purchase. Carriers and third-party stores are carrying the phone, too.

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