Using TouchID to Authenticate Against Websites

Published November 9, 2014 • Updated January 10, 2019


When Apple introduced TouchID with the iPhone 5s I knew it would slowly become a game changer. I say slowly because Apple did not open up the TouchID API to third-party Apps until recently with iOS 8.

Before iOS 8, TouchID could only be used to unlock the phone and authenticate against iTunes. Now, with the TouchID API open to third-party developers, it is only a matter of time until third-party iOS Apps begin using TouchID everywhere. 1Password, LastPass, Dropbox, and Scanner Pro, just to name a few, already have TouchID built-in to unlock the App.

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The Best and Only iPhone Case I Have Ever Bought

Published March 23, 2014 • Updated June 3, 2018


I have used an iPhone ever since they were revealed to the world in 2007. Since then I have never used a case (or as I like to call it “rolling naked”).

Whether you agree or not, the iPhone (especially the 4 and 5) are fantastically designed devices, and I never wanted a case to cover that up. In addition, I think most of the cases on the market are down right ugly or simply too big.

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