iPhone X

Face ID

Cops Told ‘Don’t Look’ at New iPhones to Avoid Face ID Lock-Out

After five failed attempts with the 'wrong' face, Apple's Face ID system will fall back to asking a passcode; a tricky situation for investigators.
Joseph Cox
10.12.18
iPhone

Someone Uploaded What Look to Be Apple’s Internal iPhone Repair Videos

What appear to be 11 Apple videos describe repair procedures, show special tools, and reference specific material.
Matthew Gault
7.23.18
iPhone

Review: A Counterfeit, $100 iPhone X

We disassembled the phone and asked security researchers to probe it to find out what it is. Verdict: It's wild.
Jason Koebler
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.19.18
Right to Repair

The First Aftermarket iPhone X Screens Use LCDs, Not OLEDs

Third-party replacement screens use a totally different technology, but they still work with the iPhone X—sort of.
Matthew Gault
5.31.18
Who Are You

Is Your Smartphone an Extension of Your Mind?

The 'extended mind thesis' suggests devices deserve the same protections as our brains and bodies.
Karina Vold
3.2.18
videos

We Flew Around the World to Watch the Annual Race to Tear Down the iPhone

"Welcome to the headquarters of the global repair movement."
Jason Koebler
2.15.18
iPhone X

iPhone X's Face ID Can Be Fooled With a 3D-Printed Mask

“It was even simpler than we ourselves had thought.”
Daniel Oberhaus
11.13.17
iPhone X

The iPhone X's Back Glass Is Fragile and an Expensive Nightmare to Repair

The glass is connected to the phone's housing with welds and a lot of glue.
Matthew Gault
Jason Koebler
11.8.17
iPhone X

How iFixit Became King of the iPhone Teardown

We went to Australia to learn how—and why—iFixit does its electronics teardowns.
Jason Koebler
11.3.17
iPhone X

iPhone X Teardown: The Logic Board Is Tiny and the Battery Is Gigantic

We're in Australia tearing down the iPhone with iFixit.
Jason Koebler
11.2.17
iPhone X

iPhone X Machina

“The future of the smartphone” is the same as it ever was. It doesn’t need reinventing, it needs interrogating.
Brian Merchant
9.15.17
Face ID

We Asked 6 Privacy and Legal Experts About Apple’s New Face ID

Here’s an answer to every question you have about Apple’s latest innovation.
Louise Matsakis
9.13.17