Tag Archives: Apple

Apple Patents Tip Siri Multi-User Support for Personalised Responses, In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

Apple’s voice assistant Siri may soon become smarter by offering personalised responses to different users speaking to it. As of now, Siri does not have multi-user support, but if a newly granted patent for ‘user profiling for voice input processing’ is any clue, Apple may be introducing the feature. The company had already launched a ‘Personalised Hey Siri’ feature earlier this year, but the… Read More »

Apple Shines in History-Making Style, Despite Some Bruises

Despite fears of sapped inspiration, slowing sales, tariffs and suffocating regulation, Apple is now shining brighter than any other private-sector company in history, as the first with a $1 trillion (roughly Rs. 68.7 lakh crores) market value. Since starting out in a family garage in Silicon Valley more than 40 years ago, Apple weathered boardroom drama, market missteps, and even a… Read More »

2015 MacBook Pro Discontinued in the US; Removed From Apple Store, Shifts to Clearance Section

\ HIGHLIGHTS 2015 MacBook Pro does not feature a Touch Bar It was originally launched in May 2015 2018 refresh brings certain internal upgrades Apple on Thursday updated its MacBook Pro with Touch Bar lineup with faster six-core Intel processors, up to 32GB of RAM, up to 4TB in SSD storage, a new Apple T2 security chip, and True Tone displays. However, that… Read More »

Apple Orders 3-4 Million OLED, 20 Million LCD iPhone Displays From LG: Report

Reports of Apple looking for other suppliers for OLED display panels have been doing the rounds a lot recently. A fresh report reiterates that Apple has roped in LG this time to produce OLED panels for this year’s iPhone model, in order to reduce its dependency on Samsung. LG will produce 3 to 4 million OLED displays, and around 20 million LCD displays for Apple… Read More »

Apple Launches $300-Million Clean Energy Fund for China Suppliers

Apple said on Friday it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million (roughly Rs. 2,000 crores) over the next four years to connect its Chinese suppliers to renewable energy as Beijing pushes an anti-pollution drive. The US giant said it and 10 initial suppliers would jointly provide the money for the China Clean Energy Fund, aimed at… Read More »

Apple CEO Says Requested Zero Personal Data From Facebook

Apple neither requested any personal data from Facebook nor did it receive any, Apple CEO Tim Cooksaid while responding to a New York Times report that claimed that the social networking giant allowed about 60 device makers, including Apple and Samsung, to access personal information of users and their friends. “We’ve never been in the data business,” Cook told National Public Radio (NPR) on Monday… Read More »

Apple May Give iPhones More NFC-Based Capabilities With iOS 12

With Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 (WWDC)set to kick-off on June 4, Apple is likely to announce a change in near-field communication (NFC) policies when it releases its next-generation iOS 12 operating system. “The change to the near-field communication, or NFC, chip, which is expected to be announced next month, could pave the way for people to use iPhones for other security-sensitive interactions, from paying… Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 to Fix Aftermarket iPhone 8 Display Issue; macOS 10.13.4 Gets New Security Update

Apple has released iOS 11.3.1 that doesn’t bring any fresh features but addresses an issue that was making the touch functionality of some iPhone 8 devices unresponsive if they use an aftermarket display panel. The issue surfaced with the iOS 11.3 update that was released last month. The new iOS update is available for download for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. Alongside… Read More »

Apple Is Said to Develop MicroLED Screens to Replace Samsung Displays

Apple is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its California headquarters to make small numbers of the screens for testing purposes, according to people familiar with the situation. The technology giant is making a significant investment in the development of next-generation MicroLED screens, say the people, who requested… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Feature Apple Face ID-Like Tech: Report

Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship series is celebrating its tenth anniversary next year, and rumours suggest it is planning a grand upgrade much like what Apple did with the iPhone X late last year. According to reports, Samsung is pushing for a new 3D sensing camera algorithm that would reportedly be used to create a face recognition technology similar to Apple’s Face… Read More »