Face ID on the iPhone X is great for quickly unlocking your device, but there are times when you don't want it to work -- like if a friend grabs your phone, a mugger steals it, or you have to deal with the police.
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When Apple first announced Face ID for the iPhone X, it claimed the new feature was significantly more secure than Touch ID and couldn't be fooled by even the most realistic of masks. But it turns out that might not be the case.
Aside from the embarrassing gaffe that put Apple's Face ID in the spotlight when it failed to recognise Craig Federighi's smiling visage during the Apple dog-and-pony show earlier this week, Face ID is now facing questions from the US senate. But the implications are broader and the questions Tim Cook is being asked are interesting.
The iPhone X's full-screen display may be the first thing you notice about the new device, but Apple's upgraded front-facing camera deserves your attention, too. Maybe even more so.