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Gadgets 360
6 months ago
Apple

Apple Vision Pro Warehouse Shipments Begin Ahead of February Launch: Report

Apple's Vision Pro mixed reality headset is confirmed to be launching in early 2024.
Limited stocks of the Vision Pro have already started shipping to US warehouses ahead of a retail launch. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
6 months ago
Apple

From Vision Pro to iPhone 16: What to expect from Apple in 2024

Apple is expected to release its Vision Pro VR headset in 2024, which will come with a new operating system called visionOS.
After not releasing any new iPads in 2023, Apple is expected to introduce several new iPad models in 2024, including an OLED iPad Pro and an updated iPad mini. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
6 months ago
Apple

We just got our first glimpse at Apple's official Vision Pro case design

Apple has filed a patent for a fabric cover for its upcoming Vision Pro headset.
The design of the cover is similar to the charging cover for Apple's AirPods Max. [ more ]
Gadgets 360
6 months ago
Apple

Apple Vision Pro Warehouse Shipments Begin Ahead of February Launch: Report

Apple's Vision Pro mixed reality headset is confirmed to be launching in early 2024.
Limited stocks of the Vision Pro have already started shipping to US warehouses ahead of a retail launch. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
6 months ago
Apple

From Vision Pro to iPhone 16: What to expect from Apple in 2024

Apple is expected to release its Vision Pro VR headset in 2024, which will come with a new operating system called visionOS.
After not releasing any new iPads in 2023, Apple is expected to introduce several new iPad models in 2024, including an OLED iPad Pro and an updated iPad mini. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
6 months ago
Apple

We just got our first glimpse at Apple's official Vision Pro case design

Apple has filed a patent for a fabric cover for its upcoming Vision Pro headset.
The design of the cover is similar to the charging cover for Apple's AirPods Max. [ more ]
morevision-pro
Engadget
6 months ago
Apple

Your payments from Apple's 'batterygate' settlement may finally be on the way

iPhone owners in the US who filed claims in Apple's battery throttling class action settlement have started receiving their payouts.
Individual payments can be as high as $92, surpassing the initial estimate of $25 per claim. [ more ]
#siri
TechRadar
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Without a Siri brain transplant, Apple will lose the AI war

Apple has an opportunity to improve Siri and make it a successful chatbot.
Apple needs to invest in NLU and contextual understanding to enhance Siri's capabilities. [ more ]
The Times of India
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Apple may launch a new gen AI-powered version of Siri at WWDC 2024: What to expect - Times of India

Apple is rumored to unveil a new, AI-powered version of Siri at WWDC 2024.
The upgraded Siri is expected to be smarter, more intuitive, and capable of natural, flowing conversations. [ more ]
TechRadar
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Without a Siri brain transplant, Apple will lose the AI war

Apple has an opportunity to improve Siri and make it a successful chatbot.
Apple needs to invest in NLU and contextual understanding to enhance Siri's capabilities. [ more ]
The Times of India
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Apple may launch a new gen AI-powered version of Siri at WWDC 2024: What to expect - Times of India

Apple is rumored to unveil a new, AI-powered version of Siri at WWDC 2024.
The upgraded Siri is expected to be smarter, more intuitive, and capable of natural, flowing conversations. [ more ]
moresiri
Engadget
6 months ago
Gadgets

The Beats Fit Pro noise canceling wireless earbuds are 20 percent off at Amazon

The Beats Fit Pro earbuds in three new colors are currently on sale on Amazon, with a 20 percent discount.
These earbuds are ideal for fitness enthusiasts, with water resistance, comfortable fit, noise canceling, and spatial audio features.
The battery life of the earbuds is up to 6 hours and can be extended to 24 hours with the charging case. They also have convenient features for Apple users. [ more ]
#gadget
The Economic Times
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

CES trade show: AI to dominate this year even without Sam Altman's presence

The CES trade show will showcase numerous gadgets incorporating AI technology, ranging from devices for the visually impaired to facial recognition software.
OpenAI's influence at the show is reminiscent of Apple and Steve Jobs, with many firms trying to display gadgets compatible with AI technology. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The AI hardware era is upon us, like or not

Generative AI is expected to become an integral part of smartphones, laptops, and other gadgets in 2024.
Google is already incorporating generative AI into its Pixel 8 line and is planning a broader AI hardware push in 2024. [ more ]
The Economic Times
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

CES trade show: AI to dominate this year even without Sam Altman's presence

The CES trade show will showcase numerous gadgets incorporating AI technology, ranging from devices for the visually impaired to facial recognition software.
OpenAI's influence at the show is reminiscent of Apple and Steve Jobs, with many firms trying to display gadgets compatible with AI technology. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The AI hardware era is upon us, like or not

Generative AI is expected to become an integral part of smartphones, laptops, and other gadgets in 2024.
Google is already incorporating generative AI into its Pixel 8 line and is planning a broader AI hardware push in 2024. [ more ]
moregadget
Creative Bloq
6 months ago
Graphic design

Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch M3 review: another big step up for the MacBook

Apple's MacBook Pro M3 is a solid laptop release with impressive performance and aesthetics.
The MacBook Pro M3 maintains the same format as previous models but offers significant upgrades in terms of processors and ports. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Tech industry

DOJ close to filing massive antitrust suit against Apple over iPhone dominance: report

The Justice Department is in the late stages of filing a massive antitrust lawsuit against Apple.
The probe is focused on whether Apple has leveraged its products to ensure a dominant hold on the smartphone market. [ more ]
#apple-watch
The Verge
6 months ago
Apple

Apple might be the next Big Tech company facing antitrust charges in the US

The US Department of Justice is reportedly in the late stages of an investigation into Apple's alleged anticompetitive practices.
The investigation is focusing on Apple's blocking of rivals from using iMessage and its preferential treatment of the Apple Watch with the iPhone. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Tech industry

U.S. Moves Closer to Filing Sweeping Antitrust Case Against Apple

The Justice Department is investigating Apple for potential antitrust violations.
The investigation is focused on Apple's control over its hardware and software, such as how the Apple Watch works with other brands and how Apple locks competitors out of its iMessage service. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Apple

Apple resumes Apple Watch sales after ban is paused

Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 will be available again in some physical Apple stores starting today, with wider availability on Saturday.
Sales were paused due to a federal appeals court ban after Apple was found to have violated patents from medical device maker Masimo. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Apple

Apple might be the next Big Tech company facing antitrust charges in the US

The US Department of Justice is reportedly in the late stages of an investigation into Apple's alleged anticompetitive practices.
The investigation is focusing on Apple's blocking of rivals from using iMessage and its preferential treatment of the Apple Watch with the iPhone. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Tech industry

U.S. Moves Closer to Filing Sweeping Antitrust Case Against Apple

The Justice Department is investigating Apple for potential antitrust violations.
The investigation is focused on Apple's control over its hardware and software, such as how the Apple Watch works with other brands and how Apple locks competitors out of its iMessage service. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Apple

Apple resumes Apple Watch sales after ban is paused

Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 will be available again in some physical Apple stores starting today, with wider availability on Saturday.
Sales were paused due to a federal appeals court ban after Apple was found to have violated patents from medical device maker Masimo. [ more ]
moreapple-watch
Gadgets 360
6 months ago
Digital life

Here's What Browsing Safari on the Apple Vision Pro Could Look Like

Apple is expected to launch its first wearable spatial computer, the Apple Vision Pro, which is a mixed reality headset.
Leaked visuals show the Safari web browser running on the Apple Vision Pro, demonstrating features like resizing and arranging browser windows and interacting with 3D objects. [ more ]
KnowYourMobile
6 months ago
Apple

The iPhone 16 and 16 Plus WILL NOT Feature 90Hz Displays

Apple's iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus will not have 90Hz refresh rate displays, sticking with 60Hz.
Apple's decision not to upgrade the displays is seen as a deliberate move to differentiate themselves from Android phones, even cheaper ones. [ more ]
#googl
The Verge
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI reportedly lowballing news partners for licensed data

OpenAI offers between $1 million and $5 million per year to license copyrighted news articles for AI training.
Apple is reportedly offering at least $50 million over a multiyear period to media companies for data. [ more ]
AdExchanger
6 months ago
Marketing tech

Apple Services Revenue Is Under Fire; Streaming Enters Its Next Battle | AdExchanger

Apple's Services revenue is heavily reliant on Google's search licensing payments, which may be at risk due to an antitrust suit against Google.
Apple's losses in Services revenue would primarily benefit developers who would avoid Apple's 30% commission fee. [ more ]
Ars Technica
6 months ago
Tech industry

2024 may be a year of reckoning for Apple's $85 billion services business

Apple's $85 billion-a-year services business is facing regulatory decisions that could determine its future.
The biggest hit to Apple could come from a US antitrust trial against Google over payments for default search placement on Apple devices.
Apple's services arm, including the App Store, is facing increasing scrutiny from US and EU regulators. [ more ]
WIRED
6 months ago
Information security

Google Fixes Nearly 100 Android Security Issues

Apple and Google released patches in December to fix serious flaws in their products
Atlassian and SAP also issued patches to fix critical bugs [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI reportedly lowballing news partners for licensed data

OpenAI offers between $1 million and $5 million per year to license copyrighted news articles for AI training.
Apple is reportedly offering at least $50 million over a multiyear period to media companies for data. [ more ]
AdExchanger
6 months ago
Marketing tech

Apple Services Revenue Is Under Fire; Streaming Enters Its Next Battle | AdExchanger

Apple's Services revenue is heavily reliant on Google's search licensing payments, which may be at risk due to an antitrust suit against Google.
Apple's losses in Services revenue would primarily benefit developers who would avoid Apple's 30% commission fee. [ more ]
Ars Technica
6 months ago
Tech industry

2024 may be a year of reckoning for Apple's $85 billion services business

Apple's $85 billion-a-year services business is facing regulatory decisions that could determine its future.
The biggest hit to Apple could come from a US antitrust trial against Google over payments for default search placement on Apple devices.
Apple's services arm, including the App Store, is facing increasing scrutiny from US and EU regulators. [ more ]
WIRED
6 months ago
Information security

Google Fixes Nearly 100 Android Security Issues

Apple and Google released patches in December to fix serious flaws in their products
Atlassian and SAP also issued patches to fix critical bugs [ more ]
moregoogl
GSMArena.com
6 months ago
Apple

Apple pulls back iOS 17.3 beta after reports of bricked iPhones

Apple suspends iOS 17.3 beta 2 update due to bricked iPhones
Bootloop issue might be related to Back Tap gesture [ more ]
#iphone-demand
New York Post
6 months ago
Apple

Apple slapped with second stock downgrade as Wall Street fears sagging iPhone demand

Piper Sandler downgraded Apple's stock to 'neutral' from 'overweight' due to concerns about weakening demand for the iPhone.
Analysts have cited signs of slowing iPhone demand and a disputed ban on the latest Apple Watch model as indicators of trouble for Apple. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Apple

Apple stock downgraded by Barclays on softening iPhone sales

Barclays analysts downgraded Apple's stock rating due to concerns about weakening sales demand for iPhones in China and developed markets.
Barclays also cut its price target for Apple, citing negative volume and mix for iPhone 15 and no compelling features or upgrades for iPhone 16. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Apple

Apple slapped with second stock downgrade as Wall Street fears sagging iPhone demand

Piper Sandler downgraded Apple's stock to 'neutral' from 'overweight' due to concerns about weakening demand for the iPhone.
Analysts have cited signs of slowing iPhone demand and a disputed ban on the latest Apple Watch model as indicators of trouble for Apple. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Apple

Apple stock downgraded by Barclays on softening iPhone sales

Barclays analysts downgraded Apple's stock rating due to concerns about weakening sales demand for iPhones in China and developed markets.
Barclays also cut its price target for Apple, citing negative volume and mix for iPhone 15 and no compelling features or upgrades for iPhone 16. [ more ]
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Creative Bloq
6 months ago
Apple

Apple has some pretty wild ideas for Vision Pro's external screen

Apple is expected to release its first entirely new product line, Apple Vision Pro, within weeks.
A patent granted to Apple suggests that the external screen of the Apple Vision Pro headset could display icons and images to indicate what the wearer is working on and may include sunglasses and cartoonishly exaggerated eyes for a less creepy interaction. [ more ]
Mail Online
6 months ago
Apple

Is this the beginning of the end for the iPhone? Apple shares slump 4%

Apple shares have fallen four percent after 'lackluster' sales of the iPhone 15, prompting concerns about the future of the company.
Competition from rivals such as Huawei and Samsung, who are offering more innovative and unique experiences, is affecting Apple's market share and sales. [ more ]
Mail Online
6 months ago
Digital life

iPhone 15 Pro users outraged after finding back edges are peeling

The iPhone 15 Pro is experiencing issues with its edges peeling just months after purchase.
Users who have experienced this issue have reported it to Apple and often need to get their devices replaced. [ more ]
9to5Mac
6 months ago
EU data protection

UK surveillance powers again opposed by Apple, via trade body

Apple opposes proposed surveillance powers in the UK
The techUK trade body, which includes Apple, has written an open letter requesting a meeting about the Investigatory Powers Act amendments. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
6 months ago
Gadgets

Why 2024 could be a huge year for the iPad

Apple Vision Pro is expected to be released in 2024
2023 was the first year without a new iPad since 2010 [ more ]
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
6 months ago
Web design

Apple Vision Pro first accessory might be a protective cover - Yanko Design

If you're one of those that are excited for the upcoming mixed reality headset from Apple called Vision Pro, you'll be pleased to know that they have won 70 more design patents that may be used as official accessories.
GSMArena.com
6 months ago
Business intelligence

Counterpoint: Premium smartphone market grew in 2023, Apple remains at the top

Counterpoint Research posted its overview of the premium smartphone market in 2023.
WSJ
6 months ago
Tech industry

The Entrepreneur Who Bet His Company on a Fight With Apple

Joe Kiani has taken on Apple in a patent dispute that has cost his company millions of dollars to pursue.So far he is winning, but the fight isn't over.
Above the Law
6 months ago
Law

How Appealing Weekly Roundup

: A weekly roundup of just a few items from Howard Bashman's How Appealing blog, the Web's first blog devoted to appellate litigation.Check out these stories and more at How Appealing.
Inverse
6 months ago
Apple

Apple's Next Vision Pro Headset Could Have One Major Upgrade

Apple is rumored to be working on a second-generation mixed reality headset called Vision Pro 2.
The next-gen headset is expected to use improved micro-OLED displays for a brighter and more efficient display. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Apple

Why Masimo thought it could take on Apple

Medical device maker Masimo previously won a lawsuit against a startup over patent infringement, similar to their current lawsuit against Apple.
Masimo alleges that Apple couldn't have developed certain technology for the Apple Watch without the help of their founder and former executive, Marcelo Lamego. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Apple

Apple is now selling Apple Watches on its website again

Apple has resumed selling the latest Apple Watches on its website after a federal appeals court paused a sales and import ban.
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Tech industry

Apple Resuming Sales of Its Newest Smartwatches, for Now

Apple was resuming sales of its newest smartwatches on Thursday, a day after a federal appeals court temporarily reversed an earlier ban on their import and sale in the United States.
GSMArena.com
6 months ago
Apple

Apple can resume selling latest watches as sales ban is temporarily paused

Apple was banned from selling Apple Watches in the US featuring SpO2 (blood oxygen level) sensors following a patent dispute with medical technology company Masimo.
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
6 months ago
Digital life

Got a new phone for Christmas? Expert reveals best time to hand in your old one for most value

According to 4gadgets' Smartphone Index, second year of owning your mobile phone would be the best time to trade it in to get the most money for it.
Washington Post
6 months ago
Privacy professionals

India targets Apple over its phone hacking notifications

Apple warns Indian journalists and politicians of potential government hacking
Indian government pressures Apple to soften political impact of warnings [ more ]
www.npr.org
6 months ago
Apple

U.S. appeals court grants Apple's request to pause smartwatch import ban

A federal appeals court temporarily halts an import ban on Apple's newest smartwatches.
Apple is appealing a decision that found some Apple Watches violated the patents of medical technology company Masimo.
Apple is taking measures to return the banned watches to customers in the U.S. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Apple

Win for Apple as US appeals court pauses Apple Watch ban

Apple scored a victory on Wednesday when a US appeals court paused a government commission's import ban on some of the company's popular Apple smartwatches following a patent dispute with a medical-technology firm, Masimo.
The Verge
6 months ago
Apple

Apple Watch ban temporarily paused

Apple has won a temporary pause of the Apple Watch ban that went into effect on Tuesday.
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Tech industry

The late-nightemail to Tim Cook that set the Apple Watch saga in motion

By Mark Gurman | Bloomberg At about 1 a.m. California time in 2013, a scientist emailed Apple Inc.
Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook with an irresistible pitch.
Engadget
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Morning After: Microsoft's big bet on AI in 2023

Microsoft, a notoriously conservative and slow-moving giant, is bringing artificial intelligence right into the heart of Windows.
Engadget
6 months ago
Web design

Apple's iPhone designer is leaving to work with Jony Ive and Sam Altman on AI hardware

Apple's designer exodus continues as product design chief Tang Tan is leaving the company and joining Jony Ive's design firm LoveFrom, according to 's Mark Gurman.
Gadgets 360
6 months ago
Apple

Apple Watch Sales Ban in the US Now Official, Company Files Appeal

The US has officially banned the import and sale of Apple Watch Series 9 and Watch Ultra 2 models after US President Biden's administration declined to veto an agency's decision to restrict the wearables.
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
6 months ago
Design

Best of Tech Design - Yanko Design Awards 2023 - Yanko Design

It's that time of year again when we take stock of the past 12 months and reflect on the ups and downs in order to get a brief glimpse of what lies ahead.
Engadget
6 months ago
Apple

Apple appeals ban on Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2

Apple has filed an appeal to the International Trade Commission (ITC) attempting to reverse a ban on US sales of the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2, according to court records.
The Verge
6 months ago
Apple

Apple appeals US ban on Apple Watch Ultra 2 and Series 9

Apple has filed an appeal to the International Trade Commission's decision to ban U.S. sales of Watch Series 9 and Watch Ultra 2 models, court records show.
Engadget
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Morning After: NASA beamed a cat video from deep space to Earth

A video of Taters the cat beamed across 19 million miles of space because NASA had to try it.
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