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Apple fixes the iPhone’s too-good Touch ID

When Apple released the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus last fall, it made their Touch ID sensors speedier—so speedy, it turned out, that any notifications on the lock screen disappeared before you could see them. The new “raise to wake” feature in iOS 10 will fix that: tilt your phone up to see the screen, … Continue reading “Apple fixes the iPhone’s too-good Touch ID”

When Apple released the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus last fall, it made their Touch ID sensors speedier—so speedy, it turned out, that any notifications on the lock screen disappeared before you could see them.

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The new “raise to wake” feature in iOS 10 will fix that: tilt your phone up to see the screen, and you’ll be able to peruse your lock screen without unlocking the phone.

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Harry McCracken is the technology editor for Fast Company, based in San Francisco. In past lives, he was editor at large for Time magazine, founder and editor of Technologizer, and editor of PC World.

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