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Next Apple iPhone to be Pressure Sensitive

Bloomberg recently reported that there’s a few rumors going around about the Apple iPhone 6. First and foremost of those rumors is that it’s going to be curved and larger than ever before, which we’ve already reported on.
On top of the shape and size changes though, the report goes on to say that Apple is toying with the idea of using touchscreens that can detect different levels of pressure intensity. It’s the way the industry is moving and it’d be bigger news to find out Apple wasn’t working on such devices. Continue reading Next Apple iPhone to be Pressure Sensitive

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iPhone 5S: The fingerprint sensor in the home button

The iPhone 5S may not be limited to some improvements in performance. The next generation-yet-through of Apple’s smartphone should integrate technology was not expected before the iPhone 6, but the competition grows stronger: it is the fingerprint recognition.

Apple acquired last year specialist AuthenTec biometrics, and to believe a rumor published on the site TechNews Taiwan, the first fruits of this acquisition may well appear from the next iPhone. This technology would allow for example to pass the lock code, or to authorize online transactions. It would then become much more difficult, if not impossible, to impersonate an iPhone user. Continue reading iPhone 5S: The fingerprint sensor in the home button

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