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iPhone Feature Request: Copy ‘Skip Lock Screen’ feature from Google’s Pixel 4

Face Unlock on Google’s Pixel 4 is less secure than the iPhone’s Face ID, but it does have one feature I’d like to see Apple copy: Skip Lock Screen.

Copying that would be perfectly fair, as Google has recently confirmed that it will be copying at least part of Face ID’s Require Attention feature…


The Pixel 4 will copy Require AttentionLike Apple’s iPhone X, XS, and 11, Google’s new flagship Pixel 4 smartphone can unlock by recognizing your face. However, the company quickly came under fire when it was revealed that the device can be unlocked even when the owner is asleep, simply by someone else holding it up to their face.

With iPhones, there is a Requires Attention toggle. When this is on, your iPhone will only unlock if your eyes are open and you are actually looking at the screen. Google has now said that it plans to copy at least the first part of this requirement.

Google this evening confirmed to The Verge that it’s “been working on an option for users to require their eyes to be ope…

5 apps to help you get through that new year's day hangover

ah, day of the new year in Australia. A time to huddle, miserably hungover, before three industrial medium fans on a breathtaking hot summer day.

Some of you may have only one or two perfectly reasonable glasses of champagne in the night before, and fresh and full of vigor on Jan 1.

For the rest of you miserable sods, leave these applications help you.
1. Deliveroo
face it: you are not out of the nest of sheets and regret that you have created for themselves. Maintenance will have to come to you.

The UK-based startup, started in Australia in November, partner with local restaurants to bring something gourmet directly in front of your door. Sydney Sierre: you work with Mary's citizens. Is there a better way to bring in the new year as by throwing all of your diet plans from the window? Of course not.

The iOS app is free in the App Store.



2. Stan
if the rising temperatures simply not let sleeping past noon, no fear - you do not need to leave your bedroom.

Fire up the stan-app on you…

How to ditch Android and join the side of Apple

Now thatApplehas abigger, betteriPhone 6and 6Plus, we suspectlotsof big screenAndroidFans candefect toiOS.(ApparentlyApplethinks so too).But while themobileexchangeis a type ofheadache,change thephoneand change theoperating systemslevelcan inducepainof migraineif youis notprepared properly.Butyou will be prepared.Sinceyou can not missyourcalendar eventsto your favorite applications, hereishow to makethe most importantin the transition fromAndroidtoiOSin top conditionmobile needs.
Mail, CalendarandContacts

If you keep yourlifein syncwiththecloud-basedGoogleecosystemtransferAndroidto iOSis relatively easy.You will need tocreatean Apple IDwhen you firststart your journeyiOS(ifnot already havean iTunes account),but youcan add yourGoogleaccountoncethe initial configuration ofyour phoneis finished.

Todo this, goto Settings>Mail, Contacts, Calendars,then tap Addaccount.There, youcan add yourGoogleaccount(orany otheremail accountyou would like tosyncto your device).Once added, you canchoose t…