Google’s Home Mini smart speaker received an update on Friday that brings back some of the touch-based controls that the company had to disable shortly after its release back in October (via AndroidPolice).
Google was forced to turn off the built-in touch panel, which is designed to let users activate Google Assistant with a long press instead of a voice command, after a reviewer discovered that some of the devices were registering „phantom touch events“.
The issue meant that some Minis were prone to recording conversations and sounds even when no „OK Google“ voice command was spoken, immediately prompting privacy concerns. As a [...]
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Apple’s current focus with Face ID is on single-user authentication, suggesting support for multiple faces won’t be added in the near future, according to an alleged email from the company’s software engineering chief Craig Federighi.
By comparison, Touch ID can store up to five fingerprints, and each of those fingerprints can belong to a different person. This allows a married couple, for example, to be able to securely authenticate a single iPhone.
In an email to a customer, however, Federighi appears to admit that Touch ID’s multi-finger support has always been intended for a single iPhone owner to authenticate with a finger or thumb on [...]
Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo Video is offering an impressive $800 discount on the 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.
The flash Black Friday sale drops the price of last year’s base model MacBook Pro in silver to $1,599, down from Apple’s original price of $2,399 last year. That is by far the lowest price we’ve ever seen for this particular model.
The base model 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro is equipped with a 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, 256GB of SSD storage, and both dedicated AMD Radeon Pro 450 and integrated Intel HD Graphics 530 graphics.
While newer 2017 MacBook Pro models with Kaby [...]