Apple is spending “a tremendous amount of time and effort” on AI, details coming “later this year”
During today’s earnings call covering the fiscal first quarter of 2024, Apple CEO Tim Cook commented on Apple’s work in artificial intelligence. He said Apple is investing a “tremendous” amount of time and effort into AI, with details to come later this year.
“As we look to the future, we will continue to invest in these and other technologies that will shape the future. This includes artificial intelligence, where we continue to spend a tremendous amount of time and effort, and we are excited to share details of our ongoing work in this area later this year.”
Rumors suggest that Apple’s upcoming iOS 18 software release could be the biggest software update in the device’s history, with rumors of multiple artificial intelligence features.
Apple is reportedly working on generative AI technology that could improve Siri, the Messages app, and more. AI can be integrated across the operating system, in apps like Apple Music, Pages, Xcode, and more.
Apple plans to integrate large language models into Siri to allow Siri to automate complex tasks, which will allow for deeper integration between Siri and the Shortcuts app.
Apple has sold approximately 200,000 Vision Pro headphones
Apple has sold more than 200,000 Vision Pro headphones, MacRumors has learned from a source familiar with Apple’s sales numbers. Apple began accepting pre-orders for the Vision Pro on January 19, so the headset has been available for purchase in the US for 10 days. Last Monday, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that Apple sold an estimated 160,000 to 180,000 Vision Pro units during…
iOS 18 will likely be the “biggest” software update in iPhone history
Apple has big plans for iOS 18, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. In the subscriber-only Q&A section of his Power On newsletter today, Gorman said iOS 18 has the potential to be the “biggest” software update in iPhone history. “I’ve been told that the new operating system is viewed within the company as one of the biggest — if not the biggest — iOS updates in the company’s history,”…
Kuo: The iPhone 16 models lack major design changes other than larger screens and a capture button
The iPhone 16 models launching later this year will not feature any “major design changes,” according to supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo also said that Apple is unlikely to introduce “more comprehensive” generative AI features until the iPhone 17 series launches next year at the earliest. “Apple is expected to not launch new iPhone models with major design changes…
Apple’s iCloud Services Are Experiencing an Outage (Update: Fixed)
Some of Apple’s iCloud services are down at the moment, with the iCloud.com website down and iCloud Mail failing to load. There are multiple reports on Twitter and other social networks, and Apple’s own System Status page indicating that some iCloud Mail users may not be able to send, receive or access their messages. Apple’s System Status page also lists an issue with iCloud web…
Apple releases new firmware for AirPods Max
Apple today introduced a new firmware update for the AirPods Max. The new firmware is 6A324, up from the 6A300 firmware released in September. Apple doesn’t provide details on what features might be included in the updated firmware, so it’s not clear what’s new. The update’s limited release notes only include “bug fixes and other improvements.” Apple also does not provide instructions on…
Apple Music’s “Replay 2024” playlist is now available
Apple today shared its “Replay 2024” playlist with Apple Music subscribers, allowing you to start tracking all the songs you’ve streamed so far this year. Just like the past few years, this playlist ranks a total of 100 songs based on how many times you’ve listened to them. “Replay 2024” will be updated every week with the latest ranking of the most listened to tracks. By 2024…
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