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| September 22, 2013
Apple's Touch ID Can Be Used With 'Other' Body Parts, Too
Apple's iPhone 5s started reaching customers on Friday, and since then users around the world have been getting to know the handset's impressive Touch ID feature. Though promoted as a fingerprint sensor, however, it would seem that Touch ID can read more than just a human fingerprint. In a series of videos brought to our attention by 9to5Mac, Touch ID is shown to work with a nose, a toe, and a nipple (don't ask). Here are the videos, see what you think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1H2dyXz7HE&feature=player_embedded
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If you can't see the above video, please click this link.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bG6cjaMZx0&feature=player_embedded
If you can't see the above video, please click this link.As a reminder, Touch ID uses a fingerprint to unlock an iPhone 5s, to complete iTunes, App Store, and iBookstore purchases, and to access services such as Find My Friends. The sensor reads the living fingerprint underneath the dead, outer layer of skin on one's finger to provide an accurate reading for users. Have you been using Touch ID this past weekend? See also: Quirky iOS 7 Glitch Causes Apps To Do The Wiggle, Yahoo! Sports 4.2 Adds Read-Option, Breaking News Alerts And More, and Oops! BlackBerry Puts Off Launch Of BBM For iOS And Android Following App Leak.