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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…

Poll Results: Samsung Galaxy S6 is the phone of the year 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 is the phone of the year 2015,  elected by them - our readers. In what can only be described as a victory, the Korean flagship garnered a third of all the votes and its position was at no time in each game.

We observed a close race for the second place but, and despite the Sony Xperia Z5's Early Advantage, the Apple iPhone 6s picked up some speed later on and eventually won over. At the end they were the two split of slightly over 1%.

The LG G4 placed fourth at a considerable distance behind the podium. 1 of 10 voters took him as your phone of the year, but this is not a bad result when you think about it. We had expected more from the Microsoft Lumia 950 and its 8% will come as a bit of a surprise, because the iconic Lumia brand and its cult.

The LG Nexus 5X, Huawei P8 and HTC One M9 Supreme camera can only be for a "also-ran" badge, if such were awarded. And while the Taiwanese entry is a bit dark and Huawei is yet to be established correctly as the …