Is The iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Really Secure?

One of the talking points about the new iPhone 5S was the addition of a new piece of hardware – a fingerprint scanner. Apple’s new fingerprint scanner, called “Touch ID” is one of the biggest security additions to the iPhone to date. With any huge security update comes a huge supply of questions. Is the fingerprint scanner on the iPhone 5S really secure? Will Touch ID really protect your device? Could a thief still get into your phone with Touch ID enabled? Let’s take a look.  [Read more...]

How Would Apple Utilize A Fingerprint Scanner?

Among many other rumors, it’s expected that Apple will feature a fingerprint scanner with the upcoming iPhone 5S. But how exactly would Apple use this fingerprint scanner on the iPhone? What uses would it have, and why should we care about it?  [Read more...]

iPhone 5S – S for Security?


The iPhone 3GS’ major increase from the iPhone 3G was speed. The iPhone 4S’ major upgrade from the iPhone 4 was for Siri. Latest rumors are suggesting that perhaps the S in the next installment of the iPhone may stand for security, as speculation is suggesting that the iPhone 5S may feature a fingerprint scanner and near field communication technology.

[Read more...]