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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…

Android Apps win downloads, iOS apps win money

Google there are a growing number of users, Apple continues to grow sales

of the established narrative with mobile technology is that Google's Android dominates in terms of the sheer number of users and devices, but Apple iOS collects the lion's share of the profits. Nothing changed on this situation in the year 2015, after app Annie's annual report, with the trends are actually always more exaggerated. Android its flight path of amazing growth and reaches approximately twice the app downloads of the nemesis plateaued iOS, seems to have in the last few years.


The Google App Annie explains expansion as driven by the emerging countries such as India, Mexico and Turkey, which is always more access to cheaper and more powerful Android handsets. The Google games store has also shown strong in the United States says the app analytics company. Apple is still very much in the lead when it comes to the economically important metric of App revenue. In 2015, 75 percent of iOS collec…

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…