Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks
Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks

TechCrunch has tested the new iPhone's relatively broad definition of "fingerprint" with its new fingerprint sensor and lock. Darrell Etherington borrowed a cat to see if paw prints were unique enough to set up and consistently access a user profile, and it turns out that they are! Etherington says that no other cats were able to unlock the profile, and that while it had a higher failure rate than a human fingerprint, when correctly positioned the cat's paw was able to gain access to the new iPhone.

Illustration for article titled Your Cat Can Unlock Your New iPhone (If They Have A Profile)

Be prepared to have all of your settings changed.

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