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Hello, Computer: Inside Apple’s Voice Control

This year’s Worldwide Developers Conference was big. From dark mode in iOS 13 to the newly-rechristened iPadOS to the unveiling of the born-again Mac Pro and more, Apple’s annual week-long bonanza of all things software was arguably one of the most anticipated and exciting events in recent Apple history. Accessibility certainly contributed to the bigness as well. Every year Apple moves mountains to ensure accessibility’s presence ... Read More »

The problem with Apple’s plan to sell services rather than gadgets

The usual hysteria around an Apple launch event this week took on a slightly unusual flavour. Instead of new gadgets making the headlines, it was intangible services to rent rather than own that spurred breathless tweeting from the assembled tech press in Silicon Valley. Announced were streaming TV (Apple TV+), digital news subscriptions (Apple News+), gaming (Apple Arcade) and an achingly-flash titanium ... Read More »

The Computer History Museum will open source Apple’s Lisa OS in 2018

Before the first Macintosh and the first Windows PC, Apple released a desktop computer known as the Lisa which ran its own specialized operating system. Soon, enthusiasts will be able to pick apart its source code to see exactly what was going on under the hood. Al Kossow, a software curator for the Computer History Museum, took to a Google Groups discussion board ... Read More »

Apple’s 10 biggest wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2016

Apple has been doomed for decades, if the steady stream of headlines about the company, its stock price, and its product lineup are to be believed. If The Macalope has taught us anything, it’s that the Apple deathwatch business is a brisk (and bizarre) one. The truth is much more complex. But by any measure, 2016 was a particularly tough ... Read More »

Apple’s delayed AirPods now available to buy online

Apple is releasing its wire-free Bluetooth AirPods in time for Christmas, skating under the wire juuuuust barely by making them available to order online today with an initial ship date of December 21. AirPods will also be available in Apple Stores on December 21, Buzzfeedreports. Apple announced the AirPods back in September alongside the headphone jack-less iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, ... Read More »

A new $500,000 iOS bug bounty beats Apple’s offer

A security firm is offering up to $500,000 for information on zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS, surpassing Apple’s bug bounty just days after it was announced. On Tuesday, Texas-based Exodus Intelligence said it will give between $5,000 and $500,000 for zero-day vulnerabilities relating to iOS version 9.3 and higher. These zero-days are software flaws that have gone undetected by Apple, making ... Read More »

Microsoft may roll out a Surface all-in-one Laptop to mission Apple’s iMac

  Microsoft has made hardware greater of a concern in recent years, what with the Floor Seasoned line ofcapsules and Surface E book pc. But these gadgets is probably just the start of Redmond’s Computerpush. If a pair new reviews are any indication, the business enterprise is also about to jump into the laptopComputer recreation. Home windows Imperative said Friday ... Read More »

Portfolio managers count on Apple’s inventory to bear fruit

stocks of Apple are coming off of Friday’s new fifty two-week low as buyers worry approximately sluggishgrowth, in particular overseas. but a few portfolio managers say Apple is ready to bear extra fruit than the street may realize. “matters are not as bad as all people thinks,” Dan Morgan, senior portfolio manager at Synovus accept as true with advised CNBC’s ... Read More »

Apple’s iBooks store and iTunes films close down with the aid of chinese language government

A chinese regulator is said to have ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks keep and iTunes films only six months after the offerings were released within the country. The movement towards Apple in a rustic, which it costs as its 2d largest market with the aid of revenueafter the U.S., came from the kingdom administration of Press, ebook, Radio, ... Read More »

Justice Department slams Apple’s ‘corrosive’ rhetoric in its latest court filing

UPDATE: March 10, 2016, 3:46 p.m. Pacific—In a conference call Thursday afternoon, Apple’s SVP and chief legal counsel Bruce Sewell said, “The tone of the brief reads like an indictment,” and in 30 years he’s never seen a brief trying so hard “to smear” someone. “It should be deeply offensive to everyone who reads it.” “Corrosive rhetoric” could be this ... Read More »