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Comment Re:Context On the Issue (Score 3, Insightful) 392

When iOS detects that the pairing fails, touch ID, including Apple Pay, is disabled so the device remains secure.

Which is achieved by making the phone completely inoperable? Sounds like overkill, especially if the touch ID itself is configured by first entering the PIN. Sounds like it would be perfectly reasonable for it to fall back to PIN, unless of course the goal is to generate a new sale by bricking the phone.

Comment Re:Damned if you do, damned if you don't (Score 1) 392

The legitimate complaint for me, is that people were not warned. It would be trivial to put a warning on the update to the effect that if you have had a 3rd party repair, this update will brick your phone. That's genuinely not much to ask for, and doesn't make life easier for people trying to hack a phone.

Comment Re:Sure (Score 1) 295

If they are aware of human biases and try hard to question or disprove their own beliefs, there is no reason they would be dogmatic as you say. A culture that values critical thinking has never existed on this planet, so we don't have precedent for this.

Comment Re:Sure (Score 1) 295

Considering you're suggesting that he read about it, I would have thought you'd know that it isn't all about rooms and furniture. Don't get me wrong, it's all bollocks, but it has a bigger scope than that.

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