Apple World Today News Update: May 8, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: May 8, 2018

Just a short podcast for you today, with a heartwarming FaceTime story, news from Google's tech conference this week, and an upcoming security update in iOS 11.4 that will make it even more difficult for law enforcement officers to get personal data off of iOS devices:

  • A soldier thought he was going to miss out on the birth of his daughter due to an early delivery and a flight delay. FaceTime saved the day

  • Google announces ML Kit, a machine learning software development kit that allows developers for iOS and Android to build machine learning enabled apps

  • iOS 11.4 will apparently have a new feature called USB Restricted Mode that will disable data transfer over USB if a device isn't unlocked after a week

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AWT News Update: October 18, 2017

AWT News Update: October 18, 2017

Hump Day! And it's a slow news day as well. That didn't keep us from getting three stories put together for the Apple World Today News Update podcast:

  • We ❤️ Live Home 3D from BeLight Software, our sponsor for this week. Be sure to give it a free trial and see how easy it is to design and envision your own home or interior. 🏡
  • A new paper published on Apple's Machine Learning Journal website talks about how "Hey, Siri" works
  • Apple's Project Titan test cars have new gear mounted on top, which could very well house all of the computing hardware being used in addition to the obvious sensors
  • The new Chicago Michigan Avenue flagship Apple retail store has been sold...but don't worry, it's still opening on Friday, October 20
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AWT News Update: December 26, 2016

AWT News Update: December 26, 2016

Apple is on a break this week, so it's like to be a very slow week for news. We'll have plenty of reviews and feature articles for you, though, and of course we'll scour what little news does appear in order to bring you the News Update:

  • Apple's AI team publishes its first public paper regarding the subject of Generative Adversarial Networks to improve synthetic training images
  • Apple may not have "lucky bags" at Japanese Apple Stores this year, but they will have sales of some sort on January 2nd, 2017
  • The Nokia vs. Apple war escalates, with connected-self manufacturer Withings becoming an unwilling casualty
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