Tag Archive: Face


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 […]

OnePlus 5 now has Face Unlock with OxygenOS Open Beta 3

It’s finally here.

A few days before we closed out 2017, OnePlus announced that it’d be introducing Face Unlock to the OnePlus 5 with an OxygenOS Open Beta before rolling it out to everyone with an official OTA update. OxygenOS Beta 3 is now rolling out to the OnePlus 5, and along with a new security patch and a couple general optimizations, also included is – you guessed it – Face Unlock.

Just like on the OnePlus  [Read More…]

Face Unlock coming to OnePlus 5 with Open Beta, 3/3T might get it too

Yes, Carl, this is something we want.

Alongside the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for the OnePlus 5, Carl Pei took to Twitter to announce that the popular Face Unlock feature on the 5T would be making its way to its older brother. This came as exciting news, but we weren’t entirely sure how OnePlus would integrate the feature.

In a post that Pei shared on the OnePlus forums, we now know that Face Unlock will initially  [Read More…]

Oreo stable update now rolling out to the OnePlus 5, Face Unlock coming soon

After a month of beta testing, the Oreo stable update is now available for the OnePlus 5.

OnePlus said it’ll deliver Android 8.0 Oreo to the OnePlus 5 in early 2018, and the company is now rolling out the update ahead of schedule. The OxygenOS 5.0 update comes in at 1.5GB, and includes the December security patch along with a slew of new features and tweaks.

With the update, the OnePlus 5 is picking up features  [Read More…]

Vernee X has Face ID recognition, massive battery, costs only $249.99

Although unlocking your phone with your face was part of Android for a long time, Apple’s introduction of Face ID has prompted many Android manufacturers to focus on facial recognition once again. Most recently we talked about OnePlus including a face unlock feature in its latest OnePlus 5T, although unlike Apple’s implementation (or Samsung’s for […]

Instagram now lets you use face filters in live video

Instagram enthusiasts have a new feature to play with, as of this week. The photo-centric app just announced a new feature which allows users to add face filters while sharing live video. To add face filters to your video, tap the face icon which now lives in the bottom corner and start exploring the filters […]

Huawei’s Mate 10 shows its face in public for the first time

This is the Huawei Mate 10, and it looks familiar.

We’re nearing the end of the year — not in terms of months, but in terms of phone releases. Most companies want to get their devices into the hands of consumers by the holiday season, which only gives them until about mid- to late-October to do so. After the Pixels launch on October 4, the final flagship to look forward to (at least that we know of) is Huawei’s  [Read More…]