OpenAI board shake-up: Microsoft out, Apple backs away amid AI partnership scrutiny

Microsoft gives up non-voting observer board role; Apple rethinks a planned similar position. Enlarge (credit: Benj Edwards / OpenAI / Microsoft) Microsoft has withdrawn from its non-voting observer role on OpenAI's boar.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJul 10th, 2024

Want to try iOS 18 beta? Here’s what changes from developer to public beta

Apple on Monday released the first public beta of iOS 18, macOS 15, watchOS 11, and tvOS 18. However, these software were already available in a beta preview since last month for developers. If you want to try iOS 18 or any other beta software from A.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Man uses Apple Watch to call emergency after being swept away by water in Australia

Apple devices have a lot of features to help users easily contact emergency services. This time, Rick Shearman found himself in trouble after being swept away by water in rough seas in Byron Bay, Australia. Luckily, he was able to call for help using.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Apple"s M3 MacBook Air drops to $849 as Best Buy, Amazon battle for your business

Amazon has dropped the 13-inch MacBook Air M3 to just $849.99 as it prepares for Prime Day. And at Best Buy, you can pick up the same laptop for $849 if you're a Plus member.Grab the lowest price on record for Apple's M3 MacBook Air.An early Prime Da.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Apple offers the first public betas of iOS 18 and the other fall operating systems

After a few rounds of developer betas, Apple has brought out its first public betas for iOS 18, iPadOS 18, tvOS 18, watchOS 11, and macOS Sequoia.Public betas are now availablePublic betas are considered to be beta builds that are somewhat safer for.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

iOS 18 review: expansive customization with a pinch of AI

Apple did something unexpected with iOS 18 across nearly every feature outside of the anticipated Apple Intelligence — it listened by offering more customization and control.iOS 18 reviewIt is no secret that investors and pundits were clamoring to.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

iOS 18 features a new way to recover lost or corrupted photos and videos in Photos app

Soon, users will be able to recover lost or damaged photos thanks to a new feature Apple will be rolling out in this fall's operating system updates — here's how beta participants can try it out now.Apple adds a new way to recover lost or corrupt m.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

AliveCor suffers another loss in Apple Watch ECG patent battle

The U.S. Customs have found that the redesigned ECG in Apple Watch doesn't violate AliveCor patents, thus making AliveCor's legal battles even more challenging.Apple Watch Series 9Apple is tangled in multiple lawsuits around Apple Watch technologies......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Apple releases public betas of all next-gen OS updates, except for VisionOS

Apple's public betas are usually stable enough for daily use, but be careful. Enlarge (credit: Apple) Apple's next-generation operating systems are taking their next step toward release today: Apple is issuing the first.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

How Honda’s new Twitch partnership marks a shift in its gaming strategy

Auto brand will sponsor tournament series Twitch Rivals and reach gamers in the chat feature......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 49 min. ago

Apple is tackling one of the most frustrating aspects with AI today

The company wants to keep users comfortable as their AI models continually upgrade......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 21 min. ago

The iOS 18 public beta should be released any day now

Apple just released an updated build of the third developer beta for iOS 18, bringing us ever so closer to the first public beta......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 21 min. ago

Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott thinks LLM “scaling laws” will hold despite criticism

Will LLMs keep improving if we throw more compute at them? OpenAI dealmaker thinks so. Enlarge / Kevin Scott, CTO and EVP of AI at Microsoft speaks onstage during Vox Media's 2023 Code Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Nigue.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

Weather satellite passes bake and shake tests with flying colors

As climate change drives more frequent and severe weather events, the need for accurate and timely forecasting has never been more critical. And now, the next Meteosat Third Generation weather satellite has passed its environmental test campaign with.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

The Apple Watch SE 2 has a surprise early Prime Day deal today

Improve your health with a new Apple Watch SE 2 for just $189 this Amazon Prime Day......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

Apple lags behind global smartphone market, but AI expected to drive Q3 demand

Both Counterpoint Research and IDC have published their latest estimates of the global smartphone market, each showing that Apple is lagging behind. The worldwide smartphone market as a whole grew by around 6% in Q2, while iPhone shipments were ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

What time will Apple release the iOS 18 public beta? [U]

Want to install iOS 18 this summer but not ready to spring for the developer beta? Apple previously shared the iOS 18 public beta will arrive in July, but when exactly? Here’s when to expect the iOS 18 public beta release date and time. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

Apple releases new midnight color for HomePod mini, replacing space gray

In a bizarre mid-July announcement, Apple has today updated the HomePod mini. Not with any new features or upgrades, however, but with a new (or more precisely, different) choice of color. You can now order the HomePod mini in a new Midnight color.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

Soon you’ll be able to control your iPad using Elgato’s Stream Deck

iPad users, there’s a new accessory coming soon that promises to unlock new possibilities for power users of Apple’s tablet. is coming to iPadOS later this year from Elgato, enabling you to control your iPad in a whole new way. Here’s how.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

Deals: M3 MacBook Air best prices ever from $899, MacBook Pro $500 off, Apple Watch $100 off, M3 iMac, much more

We might still be a little over 12 hours away from the , but the Apple deals are already here in a major way. First of all, we have the best prices ever on Apple’s new 13 and 15-inch M3 MacBook Air configurations with entry-level models down at $89.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

9to5Mac Daily: July 15, 2024 – iPhone emulators, ‘new’ HomePod mini

On today’s episode of 9to5Mac Daily, we discuss Apple’s approval of the first PC emulator for iPhone and iPad. We also cover a report suggesting that Apple’s confidence in AI is leading Android makers to prioritize AI features. Lastly, we talk.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago