Apple’s internal ‘Overton’ AI tool helps with Siri’s development

Apple has offered details of an internal development tool titled "Overton," a system for monitoring and improving machine learning applications such as how Siri determines results for queries, by handling the lower-level tasks and allowing engineers to focus more on higher-level concepts. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Qualcomm uses internal Apple documents as evidence in its FTC antitrust battle

Back in May, the FTC won its antitrust suit against Qualcomm, but Qualcomm unsurprisingly appealed the ruling. Today, the FTC objected to Qualcomm attempting to introduce internal Apple documents as part of its efforts to appeal that antitrust ruling. more… The post Qualcomm uses internal Apple documents as evidence in its FTC antitrust battle appeared […]

Apple preventing third-party iMac Pro & 2018 MacBook Pro repairs, internal document says

With the new T2 chip in the 2018 MacBook Pro and the iMac Pro, Apple is preventing third-party Mac repairs. As detailed by Motherboard, new software locks have been put in place that make the machines “inoperable” unless Apple’s proprietary System Configuration software is run after a repair. more… The post Apple preventing third-party iMac Pro […]

State of eGPU: Apple introduces official eGPU support in macOS 10.13.4, internal display acceleration opt-in

Today Apple released macOS 10.13.4 to the public, bringing official external graphics support to the Mac. Apple has published a new document to help users navigate the ins and outs of eGPU support, including a list of eligible Mac hardware, external graphics enclosures, and GPUs. If you’re considering adopting an external graphics setup, then you […]