Sources: Wired, Mac Rumors
quote: Otherwise someone who steals your phone can go on a spending spree. The fingerprint scanner really helps in that regard. (Yes, yes, I know they are easy to spoof.
quote: The fact that fingerprints can be lifted is not really up for debate— CSI technicians have been doing it for decades. The big question with TouchID was whether or not Apple could implement a design that would resist attacks using lifted fingerprints, or whether they would join the long line of manufacturers who had tried but failed to implement a completely secure solution.Does this mean TouchID is flawed and that it should be avoided? The answer to that isn’t as simple as you might think. Yes, TouchID has flaws, and yes, it’s possible to exploit those flaws and unlock an iPhone. But, the reality is these flaws are not something that the average consumer should worry about. Why? Because exploiting them was anything but trivial.
quote: Apple will sell well and disrupt markets because $omehow nobody pays attention to tech until Apple adopt$ it.
quote: - there will be a wave of comments along the lines of 'is that all it is!' and 'Android/Microsoft/fill-the-blanks already has that', and of course 'Apple can't innovate anymore now Jobs is gone'.
quote: already were waves of comments over those features on other platforms
quote: - Apple's new products won't look or work like any Android gear smart watch.
quote: - Apple's new products will sell extremely well.
quote: - Apple's new products will disrupt several markets
quote: - in a couple of years there will be lots of competing products that look like and work a bit like the new Apple products.