Apple tests iCloud.com sign-ins with your face or finger

The iCloud website is handy when you want to check info from an unfamiliar device or just prefer to use a browser, but the need to enter your password could be enough of a pain that you might just pull out your phone instead. Soon, though, it could be relatively effortless.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/07/apple-icloud-web-face-id-touch-id-sign-in/

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Aircraft lands itself truly autonomously for the first time

Many airliners can land automatically, but they don’t really land autonomously — the airport is guiding them in with a radio signal (the Instrument Landing System). And when many smaller airports don’t have this feature, it’s not even an option.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/07/autonomous-aircraft-landing/

Microsoft takes on macOS Catalina with Windows 1.0

With great fanfare, Microsoft took to Twitter the announce Windows 1.0. Wait… what? If this leaves you confused, you’re hardly alone. What this company’s plans are for an operating system that launched in 1985 is a complete mystery.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.cultofmac.com/636206/microsoft-windows-1-0-rerelease/