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iPhone X: Privacy threat?

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During the event, Apple senior vice president of marketing Phil Schiller said that the facial recognition technology can adapt as your face changes. During Tuesday's launch event, Apple's Schiller said that just holding the iPhone X up will not work if it's not properly aligned with a person's face. Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, introduces the iPhone X during a launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 12, 2017. According to The Verge, leaked source code shows the ability to opt out of Face ID, which Apple offered with Touch ID.


Apple & The Rock TEAM UP!

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Known as "The Rock x Siri Dominate The Day," the ad sees Johnson call up a Lyft car, fly a plane to Rome, appear at a fashion show and more, all using the iPhone 7. In June, it announced Siri would be part of its new HomePod speaker, slated for release later this year. As part of iOS 11, Apple is adding more functionality to Siri as well, including translating languages and finding news articles on Apple News to topics you searched for on Safari, Apple's mobile web browser. By calling it a movie (and later reversing himself), Johnson may have revealed more about Apple's plans for original content, according to analysts.


Tech Q&A

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Q: I looked up my name at a people search site. Q: I was listening to your national radio show, and you were telling a teacher how to make serious money selling lesson plans online. School systems and other teachers are often desperate for lesson plans and supplementary materials, and the internet has become a thriving marketplace for pedagogical tools, thanks to one clever website. Call my national radio show and click here to find it on your local radio station.


First look at iOS 11

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Messages made easier: Probably the biggest improvement introduced by iOS 10 was a reinvigorated Messages app . In the iOS 11 version of Messages, accessing an app like Fandango to share movie times or Google Maps to text your location is a lot more convenient. Even better, you can dig into Settings and add new controls, giving you easier access to things like turning on low-power mode, turning off notifications as you drive and launching a screen recording. News and Music still meh: The News app, which I only ever seem to launch when it's time to review Apple's latest version of iOS, adds a new Spotlight tab featuring editor-selected content.


Apple unveils the HOMEPOD

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The HomePod speaker was unveiled at a conference for software programmers on Monday, and will go head-to-head-to-head with Amazon and Google's popular digital home assistants. It's Apple's first new device since the company released the Apple Watch in April 2015. Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180 and Google sells its Home speaker for $130. The Echo, released in 2015, and Google Home, released last year, have helped plant the seeds for a promising market.


Now Siri sounds like a dude

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Apple's approach protects privacy, but might make the service less useful when switching devices. The Siri updates are expected in September with iOS 11, the next version of Apple's mobile Other features coming to iPhones and iPads include messages syncing in the cloud. Apple is also bringing the ability to pay back a friend or other individual through its payment service, Apple Pay. The free software update for mobile devices, iOS 11, is expected in September when Apple typically releases new iPhones.


iPhone new feature?

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But with the iPhone 8 display hogging the headlines, it's easy to forget that Apple's next-gen iPhone will bring a lot of compelling features to the table, including advanced 3D sensors capable of best-in-class facial recognition. And while the iPhone 8 won't be the first smartphone to feature facial recognition, there's reason to believe that Apple's implementation will be the best we've seen to date. While it's unclear how much of Realface's technology will end up on the iPhone 8, the company previously boasted that its advanced software makes use of incredibly reliable deep learning methods capable of delivering unrivaled performance almost instantly. With an edgeless OLED display and advanced facial recognition, not to mention improved battery life and support for augmented reality, it stands to reason that the iPhone 8 will anchor the most sweeping iPhone refresh Apple has seen to date.


Is President Trump racist? Google Assistant has an answer for that

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Concise, loaded questions tend to yield loaded results when querying Google Assistant, the voice-activated AI technology that comes with Google Pixel phones and Google Home – the latter a voice-activated speaker. If, for example, you ask a loaded question about President Obama, "Is [former President] Barack Obama a communist?" Pose slightly less loaded queries – posed as statements, as you would type into a Google search box – such as "President Trump scandals" or "President Obama scandals" I got results like "The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet" and "Obama Says He's Had A Scandal-Free Administration. And Siri seems to like queries posed as you would type them into a search box on Google, such as "President Obama controversies" or "President Trump controversies."


Mind-blowing tech coming?

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Amid rumors that the iPhone 8 will incorporate advanced facial recognition features, the Hebrew-language website Calcalist (via Times of Israel) is reporting that Apple recently acquired Realface, an up-and-coming Israeli startup with impressive real-time facial recognition software. As is often the case when Apple acquires a company, Realface's web presence has already been wiped from the web. If this sounds somewhat familiar, Apple last year acquired Emotient, a company with similar AI technology of its own. Consequently, Kuo relays that Apple wants to eventually replace Touch ID with a facial recognition solution.


Apple Car 7, Air revealed?

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Designers have offered up a series of ideas about how the Apple driverless iCar might look. Click Mechanic wrote: "These five cars bring Apple classics to life in a way we've never seen. Rumours have been swirling about plans for self-driving vehicles ever since it launched an electric car project, Titan, two years ago. Click Mechanic wrote: "These five cars bring Apple classics to life in a way we've never seen.