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IPhone X: Check out funniest internet memes for Apple's US$999 smartphone

IPhone X: Check out funniest internet memes for Apple's US$999 smartphone

Customers in New Zealand can order the new phones from October 27. The iPhone X will have glass on both the front and back of the device, with Apple deeming it an "all-glass design". The screen size on the iPhone X is about the size of the current iPhone 7 plus, though the phone is smaller. The larger screen, which fills the front of the device and replaces the traditional home button, also uses OLED screen technology for the first time.


Apple watch 3 has a cellular connection

Apple watch 3 has a cellular connection

This may explain why the company is seemingly ploughing ahead with the Apple Watch Series 3 , or Watch 3 for short. "You can receive a call with just your watch", Apple's Jeff Williams told the event, where the company was set to announce a new range of iPhones.



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While Apple has always been known as a high-margin, premium product smartphone brand, there will certainly be some consumers who can not afford to plough money into the iPhone X . Regardless of the onstage mishap, Face ID will still face plenty of questions going forward. The phone will start at US$999 for the 64 GB version. The various iPhone 8 and iPhone X leaks and rumours have been confirmed: the iPhone 7s does not exist.


Apple 'explains Face ID on-stage failure'

Apple 'explains Face ID on-stage failure'

That makes biometrics attractive from a privacy and security standpoint, Avetisov said. Here's all you need to know about the all-new iPhone X . The facial recognition system, dubbed the TrueDepth camera system, includes a front-facing camera, a proximity sensor, an infrared camera and a dot projector that beams more than 30,000 invisible infrared dots onto a user's face to take measurements.


Apple Explains What Happened With 'Failed' Face ID Demo

Apple Explains What Happened With 'Failed' Face ID Demo

This means that you could change your appearance by adding glasses, changing your hat and so on, and it would still be able to recognize you. But Apple says this was not the issue at all: instead, the company said far too many people were messing around with the phone backstage.


SpaceX releases 'blooper reel' of failed rocket landings

SpaceX releases 'blooper reel' of failed rocket landings

One particularly devastating scene shot in April 2015 shows a rocket landing slightly off-kilter causing it to fall slowly to the ground before instantly exploding on impact. One sequence shows a burnt out rocket with the caption, "it's just a scratch". The September 2016 launch pad explosion , which not only destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket but also the Israeli communications satellite it was carrying, was a notable omission.