Tag Archive: Face


TikTok, Spotify, New York Times, and others apps face outages across the US

The issues seem to have started around 6:30 PM ET.

What you need to know The internet seems to be having some difficulties at the moment. Several apps are experiencing outages across the U.S., as well as in some parts of Europe and Australia. Those affected include Spotify, TikTok, the New York Times, Pinterest, and more.

The internet gods are angry at us — or maybe everyone staying at home and watching YouTube finally broke the internet.  [Read More…]

The Facebook Portal Mother’s Day sale lets you see mom face to face again

This Mother’s Day will be a bit different than most. With everyone practicing social distancing and staying at home, you might not be around your mother during this special day for the first time in years. Luckily, this Mother’s Day sale on Facebook Portal devices will help make sure you and mom can see each other whenever you choose. With select devices now $ 50 off, today’s sale offers some of the best discounts yet on Facebook Portal models with  [Read More…]

Here’s where to find face masks in stock online right now

Face mask or no face mask? Despite the conflicting information on how face coverings work against coronavirus, doing all you can to stay protected shouldn’t be a debate. Unfortunately, finding masks in stock is a different problem altogether. Luckily, we know where to look.

Most people touch their face over 20 times per hour on average, and when you’re running to the grocery store or another public space, having a mask on is a physical reminder not to  [Read More…]

Face unlock on the Pixel 4 just got way more secure

It took months to get here, but we finally have it.

What you need to know On April 6, Google began rolling out the April 2020 security patch to Pixel phones. It’s been discovered that this patch includes a “require eyes to be open” toggle for the Pixel 4’s face unlock. This is something that’s been missing since launch and makes face unlock much more secure.

The Pixel 4 has one of the best face unlock systems  [Read More…]

How to make your own face mask with items you already have at home

Each and every one of us has a vital role to play in stopping the rapid spread of coronavirus around the world. Considering the virus can be transmitted from person to person through a cough, sneeze, talking, or even just vapor (breath), all you really have to do is go outside to a public area to potentially contract the sickness. The American Lung Association Chief Medical Officer Albert Rizzo, M.D. stated in an email that “early reports show that the  [Read More…]

Where to buy face masks: These retailers still have stock available

I think it’s safe to say that we’re currently living in uncertain times. People are working from home, kids are out of school, and there’s a nationwide push for everyone to stay home and not go outside unless they absolutely have to, and everyone is trying to figure out where to buy face masks.

Amazon: Shop from home Lowe’s: Check your local store Ace Hardware: If you need N95 CVS: Your mileage may vary Walgreens: Press your  [Read More…]

Got a face? Now you can unlock OneDrive for Android with it.

OneDrive has embrace Android 10’s biometrics API to add face unlock support.

What you need to know OneDrive for Android now supports face unlock. The feature is available through OneDrive’s security settings. Face unlock joins fingerprint unlock among OneDrive’s supported biometric features.

Microsoft has added another biometric security feature to OneDrive for Android in its latest update. The app now supports face unlock on phones that support the feature. That’s in addition to the fingerprint unlock support  [Read More…]

Pixel 4’s face unlock is inexplicably broken for some users

Some users are seeing errors trying to login.

What you need to know Some Google Pixel 4 owners are finding themselves unable to log-in to the device using Google’s face unlock system. The problem reportedly started after the November 2019 update. User remedies like deleting face unlock and factory resetting have only had limited success rates.

The Pixel 4 family has run into another user-facing issue. This time, with the Project Soli-backed face unlock system. Reports are  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S10 5G finally has 3D face unlock like iPhones

It works using the ToF sensor on the front.

What you need to know With One UI 2,0, Samsung is enabling 3D facial recognition on the Galaxy S10 5G. It uses the ToF sensor on the front to map your face in three dimensions. The end result is a far more secure facial unlocking experience that cannot easily be fooled with a picture of your face.

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G is the most expensive, and the most  [Read More…]

Get the most out of the Pixel 4’s Face Unlock with these tricks

Face Unlock on the Pixel 4 is a big step forward for the world of biometric authentication on Android. We’ve seen face unlock on countless other devices in the past, but the implementation on the Pixel 4 is special. Not only is it incredibly fast and secure, but you can also use it for authorizing purchases and logging into apps. Want some tips on how to optimize it for the best experience possible? Here are a few tips!

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