Tag Archive: Face


Google might face a $2.82 billion fine for pushing its services on Android

The European Commission is behind this.

When you get a new Android phone, you probably don’t think too much about the Google Search widget on your home screen, Chrome being set as the default browser, or all of Google’s big apps pre-installed out of the box. However, the European Commission certainly has and is planning on fining Google billions of dollars for these actions.

According to a report this week from The Wall Street Journal, it’s expected  [Read More…]

Alcatel 3V launching in the U.S. for $150 with 2K screen and face unlock

The phone is launching on Amazon next week.

Formally unveiled at MWC this past February, Alcatel’s announced that it’s bringing the Alcatel 3V to the United States next week.

The 3V is very much so a budget phone with a price tag of just $ 150, but you’re getting a lot of phone for the money.

Right on the front is a large 6-inch screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio touting a TCL-made 2K (2160 x 1080)  [Read More…]

Design a watch face for a chance to win a Ticwatch S smartwatch and a $300 cash prize

Get your creative shoes on and design a watch face for a chance to win a Ticwatch S smartwatch and a $ 300 cash prize. Contest is available until May 21.

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Honor 7A + 7C bring face unlock to the sub-£170 price point

New budget phones pack premium features.

When you’re selling a phone for less than £200, you need to be very careful about which corners you cut. This price point is rife with devices that choose the wrong compromises, and it’s this which Huawei’s Honor brand is set to counter with its new Honor 7A and 7C phones, selling for £139.99 and £169.99 respectively.

Both devices borrow heavily from the design language of the Honor 8 Pro and  [Read More…]

Hands-on with Oculus Go, the game console you wear on your face

The right fit. The right quality. The right price. This is going to be a hit.

Great standalone VR experiences are quickly defined by how comfortable the headset is, the volume and quality of available games, and the price of the headset. Oculus has been working hard to make sure its upcoming Go headset ticks all of these boxes, and at GDC 2018 the Oculus booth puts this headset front and center to demonstrate how successful that  [Read More…]

How to set up and use Face Unlock on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Face Unlock relies on the Redmi Note 5 Pro’s front 20MP camera, unlocking the phone in just 500 milliseconds.

Xiaomi announced back at the launch of the Redmi Note 5 Pro that it would roll out a face unlock feature to the device in a future software update. With the phone going on sale yesterday, Xiaomi is issuing a day-one update to MIUI 9 build 9.2.4.0 that includes the feature. This is the first time Xiaomi has  [Read More…]

Google’s Arts & Culture face matching doesn’t work in Illinois or Texas

The culprit might be privacy laws in the states.

By now, chances are you’ve heard about a new feature in Google’s Arts & Culture app that scans your face and matches it with a famous painting. It’s blown up over the past couple of days, but users in Illinois and Texas have reported that they’re unable to use it.

Google confirmed to CNN that the face matching feature doesn’t work in these two states, and while it  [Read More…]

Honor View 10 update adds face unlock, January security patch, and more

The update is rolling out now and should reach everyone by January 24.

The Honor View 10 is an incredible phone, and in case you missed Hayato’s full review, you should absolutely check it out. The View 10 packs a serious punch for its price of just £449, and a new software update that’s now rolling out to the phone makes it even better.

One of the biggest things this update brings is a new face unlock  [Read More…]

How to use face unlock (trusted face) on the Google Pixel 2

A fingerprint sensor is both secure and fast, but sometimes you want other unlocking methods.

Much was made of the OnePlus 5T‘s Face Unlock, but it’s hardly the only Android phone to have a great face-unlocking feature. Google’s own Pixel 2 actually has a great face unlock feature available as part of Smart Lock. And even though the fingerprint sensor is more secure and often faster, some of us want to have other options for unlocking. Whether  [Read More…]

ASUS Zenfone Max Plus has face unlock, big battery, it’s coming to the US this February

ASUS is also present at CES 2018 in Las Vegas this week with a few new products of its own. The company announced its Zenfone Max Plus (M1) smartphone is coming to North America this February. It’s ASUS’ first 18:9 aspect ratio smartphone to be offered on the US market. Costumes will be able to […]