Cops In US Instructed Not To Look At iPhones To Avoid Wasting Face ID Attempts

Police around the U.S. are being told to be careful when handling a suspect’s iPhone so as to avoid triggering the device’s security features and thus disabling Face ID altogether. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

Police around the U.S. are being told to be careful when handling a suspect's iPhone so as to avoid triggering the device's security features and thus disabling Face ID altogether.


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iPhone X Minimalistic Wallpapers With Transparent Dock And Glowing Edges Updated For iPhone XS / XS Max

iPhone X minimalistic wallpapers with transparent dock and glowing edges have just been updated for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Here’s everything you need to know. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

iPhone X minimalistic wallpapers with transparent dock and glowing edges have just been updated for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Here's everything you need to know.


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Ultrasound could be the sexiest volume HUD replacement for iOS we’ve seen yet

Ultrasound just might be the sleekest volume HUD replacement you’ll ever find for iOS 11. Read the review for details.

By now, almost everyone would agree that the stock volume HUD on iOS is complete and utter garbage. There have been countless jailbreak tweak releases over the years that attempted to remedy this problem, but Ultrasound by iOS developer AppleBetas is one of the best we’ve seen thus far.

As shown above, Ultrasound is a minimalistic volume HUD replacement that appears at the top left of the display rather than smack-dab in the middle as it usually would out of the box. It’s not much larger than the iPhone X’s notch itself, so if you’re watching videos, it won’t interfere very much.

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iPhone XS / Max Faster LTE And WiFi Speeds Reaffirmed, But Web Browsing Shows Shorter Battery Life Than iPhone X

iPhone XS / XS Max faster LTE and WiFi speeds have been reaffirmed, but web browsing shows shorter battery life than the older iPhone X. Here are the details. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

iPhone XS / XS Max faster LTE and WiFi speeds have been reaffirmed, but web browsing shows shorter battery life than the older iPhone X. Here are the details.


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iPhone X Display Color Issue Being Reported On iOS 12 By Some Users

iPhone X display color issue is being reported on iOS 12 by some users who chose the update. Here are the details on it. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

iPhone X display color issue is being reported on iOS 12 by some users who chose the update. Here are the details on it.


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How to Create and Use Memoji on Your iPhone

Unlocking your iPhone isn’t the only function of the True Depth camera found on the iPhone X (and newer devices). In 2017, Apple announced animated emoji, or Animoji, would launch alongside iOS 11. This technology used the camera to bring some familiar emoji to life with expressions and movements. Now as a part of the iOS 12 update, Memoji takes this to a whole new level by allowing you to create your own animated emoji. Not only is it a chance to create a cartoony likeness of yourself, but you can bring it to life just like regular animoji. So…

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Unlocking your iPhone isn’t the only function of the True Depth camera found on the iPhone X (and newer devices). In 2017, Apple announced animated emoji, or Animoji, would launch alongside iOS 11. This technology used the camera to bring some familiar emoji to life with expressions and movements.

Now as a part of the iOS 12 update, Memoji takes this to a whole new level by allowing you to create your own animated emoji. Not only is it a chance to create a cartoony likeness of yourself, but you can bring it to life just like regular animoji.

So let’s take a look at how it works!

Which iPhones Support Memoji?

If you can use Animoji, you can also use Memoji. Any iPhone equipped with a True Depth camera, starting with the iPhone X, can use the technology. Newer iPhones that also support Memoji include the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr announced at Apple’s 2018 event.

These devices must have iOS 12 installed. Users who don’t have an iPhone with a True Depth camera can still view your Memoji, just like Animoji in iOS 11. And even though the animated messages are part of iMessage, even “green bubble friends” with Android devices can receive your recordings as a video.

iPhone X Animoji

How to Create Your Memoji

You create Memoji in the same place you can record Animoji messages: via the iMessage apps menu. Open up the Messages app, then tap the Apps icon next to the text box. Scroll through the list of icons that shows up till you find Animoji (it looks like a monkey, of course).

Activate Animoji/Memoji

To add a new Memoji, you’ll want to tap the Plus button. If it’s your first time doing this, you’ll get a pop-up pointing it out. Otherwise, simply scroll all the way to the left and tap the button. Here, you’ll be able to create your likeness.

As you make changes, you’ll see your adjustments appear in real-time. Try your new face on for size by pulling a few faces. There are 10 separate categories, some of which contain several options within them.

  • Skin: Including skin color, with a slider for fine-tuning, and freckles. You can even choose gray skin, a nice Shrek green, or red for when you’re feeling particularly angry.
  • Hairstyle: These aren’t separated by gender, which goes for every option in the Memoji creator. You can pick from natural color shades, and add highlights too if you want.
  • Head Shape: With options for aging and chin size.
  • Eyes: Basic eye color and eyelash adjustment.
  • Brows: You can adjust this separately from your hair color, with many shapes and different thicknesses to choose from.
  • Nose and Lips: Three sizes of nose, with different lip colors and shapes (though not a huge variety to choose from).
  • Ears: Three sizes of ears, with options for adding one set of earrings (only in both ears), and adjusting the color of your jewelry.
  • Facial Hair: Including sideburns, lots of beards, stubble, and mustaches, plus the option of natural or not-so-natural coloring.
  • Eyewear: You have plenty of glasses styles to choose from. You can adjust the frame color and lens color too (and adjust opacity, so you can still see your eyes underneath if you want).
  • Headwear: All manner of hats, beanies, and religious garments in the usual shades.

You can flick back and forth to tweak your creation until you’re happy, then tap Done in the top-right corner of the screen. Your Memoji will be saved to the list, under the same Animoji button you tapped prior to creating it.

Edit, Duplicate, and Create More Memojis

You can create as many Memojis as you like. Simply revisit the menu and tap the Plus button once more for another. Find an old Memoji and tap the ellipsis button in the bottom-left corner to bring up three options: Edit, Duplicate, and Delete.

Tap Duplicate to quickly clone your Memoji, then Edit it to make small adjustments. Try adding a version of yourself wearing sunglasses, or different eyewear, and other changes. Remember: there’s no need to be completely true to life here. Apple added this feature for fun, so experiment and see what you can come up with.

How to Send Animated Memoji Messages

With an arsenal of likenesses at your disposal, you can send Memoji messages in the same way you send regular Animoji. Launch Messages then tap the App button. Find the Animoji “monkey” button then choose your likeness.

Record Memoji

You can tap the Record button once to record a message of up to 30 seconds long, then tap it again to finish your recording. You can also hold down the Record button for the length of your recording if you’d rather.

Once you’ve recorded a message, you can scroll left and right and use it on other Memoji or Animoji. Keep in mind that sound is included on the recording. You can also send a single, still image of you making a particular expression.

Make a face, then simply tap on your likeness. The image adds to the text box, where you can type a comment below and hit Send. This will work with both iMessage and Android users, since the likeness sends as an image. Send Still Memoji

Another way to use your new Memoji is via the use of iMessage stickers. These will only work via iMessage, with other iPhone users. Strike a pose you’re happy with, then tap and hold your likeness. Drag your face up into the message body and release over a message or image you’d like to apply the sticker to.

You can pinch with a free finger to enlarge or shrink the sticker if you want.

Use Memoji Stickers

Memojis Are Like Animojis, But Better

Unfortunately, there’s no way to add your likeness to the regular emoji keyboard, which probably has more to do with standardization than anything. It would be nice to have a few predetermined expressions applied to your likeness for use in everyday conversation, though.

Of course, you’ll probably get a lot more use out of your Truth Depth camera if you use it to unlock your iPhone with Face ID instead.

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How To Create And Use Your Own Memoji In iOS 12

Here’s a guide on how to create your very own Memoji (custom Animoji) on your iPhone X running Apple’s latest iOS 12 software. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

Here's a guide on how to create your very own Memoji (custom Animoji) on your iPhone X running Apple's latest iOS 12 software.


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How To Get iPhone XS, XR Bokeh / Focus Adjustment Feature On X, 8, 8 Plus

Here’s how to get iPhone XS, XS Max and XR bokeh / focus adjustment feature on iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus and some other devices. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

Here's how to get iPhone XS, XS Max and XR bokeh / focus adjustment feature on iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus and some other devices.


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iPhone XS vs XS Max vs XR vs X [Specs Comparison]

Here is Apple iPhone XS Vs iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone XR Vs iPhone X side-by-side specs comparison in full detail. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

Here is Apple iPhone XS Vs iPhone XS Max Vs iPhone XR Vs iPhone X side-by-side specs comparison in full detail.


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Apple discontinues iPhone X, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, and Apple Watch Edition

Apple has said goodbye to the last iPhones with a headphone jack. At the same time, it has ended the ceramic Apple Watch Edition.

On Wednesday, Apple introduced three new iPhones and a fourth-generation Apple Watch. At the same time, it said goodbye to older products, including the last iPhones with a headphone jack. ... Read the rest of this post here


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