Travel Instagrammer @mindbodycolleen is under fire for saying many Indian people don’t have an iPhone and that they wouldn’t know how to use the latest iPhone X model.
The account is run by Colleen Grady, a model from Indianapolis, Indiana. The now-deleted post which has been widely shared on Facebook shows @mindbodycolleen, who lost her “sleek, expensive, 5-month-old iPhone X” on the streets of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, India.
Apple has a new ad for the Chinese New Year as it approaches on Friday, Feb. 16.
However, instead of producing something festive and uplifting, the Cupertino tech giant applied a more emotional approach.
In another bizarre case of faulty camera technology, a boy in Shanghai, China was able to unlock his mother’s phone through its facial recognition software.
The father of the boy, last name Liu, had purchased the iPhone X for his wife, and she had set up the facial recognition software as per the instructions provided. Much to their surprise, the family quickly discovered that their son was able to unlock his mother’s phone by using his own face.
A woman from Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China has been offered two refunds after both her iPhone X devices were unlocked by her colleague through faulty facial recognition.
The woman, who wishes to be referred to by her last name, Yan, told the Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation that she set up the facial recognition software as instructed when she purchased her new iPhone X; despite this, a colleague, when testing the feature, was able to unlock the phone by using her face.
Just days after the iPhone X hit stores on Nov. 3, Vietnamese cybersecurity company Bkav claims a $150 3D-printed mask bypassed the new Face ID, which is used to unlock the Apple device.
In a blog post and YouTube video (below) published on Friday, Bkav appears to show how they cracked an iPhone X’s Face ID using a mask made from 3D-printed plastic, silicone, makeup and cutouts for the eyes, nose and mouth.