Diehard Apple fans are squealing with joy at the news of yet another iPhone model. True to their business model, the American company is set to release a modest hardware update for a hefty price tag that will fly off the shelves faster than you can say “Steve Jobs is dead.” The iPhone 5S comes bundled with a controversial feature that has people talking: a fingerprint scanner.
Here are five reasons why this seemingly minor addition could ultimately prove to be dangerous. Click “Next” to see them all:
1. Can I borrow your phone? No.
What happens if a loved one wants or needs to borrow your phone for a little bit? Unless you’re with them at every moment, you’re either going to have to go through the trouble of disabling the fingerprint scanner or just decline their request. This could lead to some moments of being downright unable to communicate, which obviously could lead to unsafe situations.