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Cat unlocks iPhone 5S with Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor!

When Apple unveiled its fingerprint scanner equipped iPhone 5S last week, as expected it went at length to discuss how its implementation called Touch ID is the best that anyone has ever seen on a con

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When Apple unveiled its fingerprint scanner equipped iPhone 5S last week, as expected it went at length to discuss how its implementation called Touch ID is the best that anyone has ever seen on a consumer device. The initial reviews agreed with Apple with most reviewers saying Touch ID worked almost flawlessly for them. TechCrunch’s Darrell Etherington, however wasn’t satisfied with unlocking the iPhone 5S with his thumb. So he decided to register the paw of his colleague’s cat and it worked! Also Read - Apple iOS 14 reveals iPhone 9, new iPad Pro and AirTags details: Everything you need to know

Though not as accurate as his thumb he was successfully able to unlock the iPhone 5S by placing the cat’s paw in a precise way to get it to work. Just for the record, Etherington also successfully registered different parts of his body with Touch ID and the system remain accurate, not letting him substitute one limb for another. Also Read - Apple MacBook Pro with 16-inch display, better keyboard, up to 64GB RAM, 8TB storage launched

A blink-and-you-miss-it video of the cat unlocking the iPhone 5S follows. Also Read - Next-gen Apple Watch may come with Touch ID support


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  • Published Date: September 19, 2013 4:57 PM IST



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