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Siri team head explains how it learns a new language

Siri is best known for its localization. The virtual assistant is available in 24 languages across 36 countries. Meanwhile, Google’s Assistant is only capable of five languages, and Amazon’s Alexa supporting two. iOS 10.3 introduced yet another language, Shanghainese, giving Apple yet another arm in the race. In an interview with Reuters, Apple’s…

Rumored Apple iPhone 8 to launch at a later date

Compared with what they have done in the past years, Apple is expected to launch three new iPhone models in 2017. The circulating rumors say that Apple will be releasing a couple of updates to last year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models. Many, however, are looking forward to the new radical step Apple is taking this year with the device unofficially…

Apple seeds tvOS 10.2 beta 5 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fifth beta of tvOS 10.2 beta. This comes several about a week after the last beta. tvOS 10.2 beta 5 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. As always, tvOS betas are strictly available for developers only. It is highly unrecommended to run this beta on your daily driver. However, if you find anything…

Apple seeds watchOS 3.2 beta 5 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fifth beta of watchOS 3.2 beta to developers. This comes roughly a week since the last beta. The new beta includes SiriKit support and a “Theater Mode” that prevents the Watch from waking its screen when raising the wrist. watchOS 3.2 beta 5 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is for…

Apple seeds iOS 10.3 beta 5 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fifth beta of iOS 10.3 to developers. iOS 10.3 includes new features such as support for Apple’s new file system (APFS) with other bug fixes and stability improvements. iOS 10.3 beta 5 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is currently available for developers only, with a public beta coming…

Apple to remove apps that use SDKs such as Rollout to update apps after they’ve been approved by Apple

Apple has today begun informing developers that use “hot code push” SDKs that their apps will soon be rejected by the App Store if they continue using this code. In a thread on Apple’s Developer forums, developers note that Apple has begun notifying them that their apps must remove the code otherwise it will not be approved by the App Store. Apple…

Concept video showcases expected features on iOS 11

A graphic artist recently created a new iOS 11 concept video on potential new features Apple could be adding to its latest software update. The video, created by Jacek Zięba, showcases new features that many are hoping would arrive on iOS 11. These features include group FaceTime calling, dark mode, and iPhone split screen apps. For quite some time…