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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…

Apple Releases The Sixth Beta Of The Highly Anticipated IOS 11.3 Well Ahead Of Its Launch

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Last year Apple released its hugely anticipated iPhone X to the delight of consumers all around the world. It brought loads of amazing and never before seen features to the smartphone industry helping the company to maintain its reputation for leading the market. Now Apple has released the new iOS 11.3 beta to registered developers for testing their new software. It is estimated that Apple will be releasing the beta to public beta testers soon. As of now, most of the registered developer account users are able to update their iPhone, iPad or iPod to the latest 11.3 beta 6.


The fifth beta had been released last week with several other updates to tvOS, macOS High Sierra etc. but there were very few important changes found apart from the tvOS showing a TV Provider sign in-prompt. Though removing the need for a remote to complete the upgrade process is handy, it’s nothing to write home about. The fifth update was released for macOS High Sierra, tvOS; however, the company didn’t r…