Category: Apple

Apple releases Final Cut Pro for iPad 2 and Final Cut Camera

Apple has released Final Cut Pro for iPad 2 and Final Cut Camera, the company announced on Thursday. Both apps were previously announced during the company’s iPad event in May. Apple also released updates for Final Cut Pro for Mac. The iPad version has been updated with capabilities that are designed to take advantage of […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Apple Intelligence seems to have a ChatGPT-shaped problem in China

Apple Intelligence at WWDC 2024. Apple Apple is betting its future on Apple Intelligence. The new suite of AI features are expected to breathe fresh life into iPhones. Apple may have a problem offering these services in China, its second-biggest iPhone market. If there’s one place Tim Cook could do with Apple Intelligence being a real hit, it’s China. Apple’s spin on generative AI, revealed…

Elon Musk vows to BAN iPhones from his companies and signals looming AI tech war after Apple announces ChatGPT tie-up

ELON MUSK is ready to ban iPhones and Mac computers from his company after tech rival Apple announced plans to use OpenAI. The billionaire owner of X (formerly known as Twitter) and Tesla said Apple products would not be welcomed at his company if Apple paired with OpenAI‘s ChatGPT. Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of SpaceX and Tesla and owner of X, formerly known as…

Apple Intelligence features will be available on iPhone 15 Pro and devices with M1 mac

Apple announced a ton of new AI features under the new Apple Intelligence moniker. While the features are free to use, only a limited number of devices will get access to them. These devices include on iPhone 15 Pro along with iPad and Mac with M1 or newer chips. So older iPhones or iPhone 15 […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Apple needs to focus on making AI useful, not flashy

Google and Microsoft have made their developer conferences a showcase of their generative AI chops, and now all eyes are on next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, which is expected to mark the debut of Apple Intelligence. The Cupertino-based company is facing a lot of pressure. Apple has fallen behind its peers in the AI race, […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Apple’s big summer event is days away. Here’s what the iPhone company is expected to announce.

The keynote of WWDC 2024 will be on Monday June 10 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images Apple is gearing up to deliver big announcements at WWDC on June 10. Apple is expected to reveal more about its AI strategy.  Here’s what we know about what to expect at WWDC 2024. Apple’s highly anticipated Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off next week,…

The best smartwatches of 2024: Top wearables from Google, Apple, Samsung, and more

When you buy through our links, Business Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more The best smartwatch offers a seamless extension of your phone with features that suit your needs. Rick Stella/Business Insider Smartwatches are extensions of your phone for checking notifications, making calls, and sending texts, not to mention telling the time. Ideally, the best smartwatches are also powerful tools for tracking fitness…

Why Netflix will stop working on some Apple TVs

Netflix will no longer be supported on second and third-generation Apple TVs starting in August. Netflix won’t be available on these older Apple TVs after July 31, the company wrote on its set-up website. The Verge reported that Netflix notified customers of the decision in an email, saying the move was made to “maintain the best possible Netflix experience.” It’s not clear what may have…

How Apple TV+ Space Series ‘Constellation’ Pulled Off Those Zero Gravity Scenes 

Some imperfect iPhone video shot by retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly while he was commander of the International Space Station was the primary source of inspiration behind the visual style of the space-set scenes in Apple TV+’s “Constellation.” As the sci-fi series begins, astronaut Jo, played by Noomi Rapace, survives a disaster at the ISS […] Go to Source

Apple may soon bring generative AI to emojis. Here’s what that means.

With Apple’s new generative AI software, you can create a custom emoji for each situation. Artur Charkin/Getty Apple is developing software for users to create custom emojis using generative AI. Siri will get a generative AI upgrade to improve natural speech and new task capabilities. New AI features for iOS 18 and macOS 15 include transcribing voice memos and retouching photos. They say a picture…

They were gonna text back. It’s just that iMessage went down for almost an hour.

Disney/Lucasfilm iMessage, FaceTime, and HomeKit experienced outages for nearly an hour Thursday afternoon. The outages, rare for Apple services, affected many users from 2:49 pm to 3:35 pm PT. Android users mocked the iMessage outage, highlighting the ongoing Apple-Google rivalry. You texted her and she didn’t reply. Like, for a whole 30 minutes. Don’t worry. iMessage went down for almost an hour, so it’s not…

Warren Buffett’s company reveals its mystery bet is a nearly $7 billion stake in insurance giant Chubb

Warren Buffett. Getty Images / Michael Buckner Warren Buffett’s secret stock is Chubb, an insurance giant. Berkshire Hathaway quietly built a 6.4% stake in under nine months, worth $6.7 billion as of March. Buffett and his team also slashed their biggest stock bet, Apple, by 13% last quarter. Warren Buffett has finally revealed his company’s mystery stock: Chubb. The famed investor’s Berkshire Hathaway first bought…

Apple and Google agree on standard to alert people when unknown Bluetooth devices may be tracking them

Apple and Google announced on Monday that iPhone and Android users will start seeing alerts when it’s possible that an unknown Bluetooth device is being used to track them. The two companies have developed an industry standard called “Detecting Unwanted Location Trackers.” Starting Monday, Apple is introducing the capability in iOS 17.5 and Google is […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Apple employees in Maryland vote to authorize strike

Employees at an Apple store in a Baltimore suburb voted to authorize a strike on Saturday, setting up what could be the first work stoppage at any Apple retail store in the country. The Towson, Md., employees claim the tech giant isn’t bargaining in good faith as they negotiate a union contract.  The group of about 100 employees are organized under the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace…

Why Apple’s ‘Crush’ ad is so misguided

Welcome to Week in Review: TechCrunch’s newsletter recapping the week’s biggest news. This week Apple unveiled new iPad models at its Let Loose event, including a new 13-inch display for the iPad Air, as well as Tandem OLED and a new M4 chip for the iPad Pro. But its ad for the new iPad Pro […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Apple is revamping Siri with generative AI to catch up with chatbot competitors, report says

Analysts and fans alike anticipate Apple will make generative AI announcements at WWDC in June. Tyler Le/Insider Apple plans to implement generative AI into its virtual assistant Siri, NYT reported. Apple reportedly wants the AI Siri to be able to chat, summarize texts, and do existing tasks better. The report comes amid fears that Apple is lagging behind competitors when it comes to gen AI….

Apple’s bad ad wasn’t even an original idea

A still from Apple’s ad for its new iPad, which has been catching heat from critics. Apple Apple is facing backlash for an iPad ad showing analog art tools getting crushed. It’s not even an original idea — LG used the same concept 15 years ago. It didn’t make waves at the time, perhaps when tech felt like less of a threat. Apple’s been widely…

It’s possible to spend over $3,000 now for a maxed-out iPad with all the bells and whistles

The new iPad Pro is now available to order online. Apple The new iPad Pro can get pricey when it comes to upgrades. Buyers can expect to pay over $3,000 for the fanciest model with all of the new accessories. Its the first-ever iPad to come with an OLED display. Apple’s new lineup of iPads and accessories are available to order, and the upgrades came…

Are iPhone sales growing or shrinking in China? That depends on which data points you look at, says an analyst.

Tim Cook holding up an iPhone at an Apple store. Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Tim Cook said iPhone sales grew in China, despite external research showing a decline. The discrepancy may be due to different methods of calculating revenue used by Apple and analysts. China accounted for 18% of Apple’s sales, making it a critical market for the tech giant. Apple told investors…

Apple: pay attention to emerging markets, not falling China sales

Apple’s chief financial officer Luca Maestri challenged investor worries over an 8% drop in China revenue, by noting that sales in other emerging markets are growing. “When we start looking at places like India, like Saudi, like Mexico, Turkey, Brazil…and Indonesia, the numbers are getting large, and we’re very happy because these are markets where […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…