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August 16, 2017
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New iPhone 8 concept imagines ‘HomeBar’ for virtual Home button, dark mode, and more

A variety of concepts have taken on the task of imagining what Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 will look like, both in terms of hardware changes and iOS changes. This afternoon, a new concept from John Calkins provides an optimistic look at … Continue reading

August 10, 2017
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Comments Off on Code suggests ‘iPhone 8’ virtual home button area resizable, can be hidden

Code suggests ‘iPhone 8’ virtual home button area resizable, can be hidden

A deep dive into recently released HomePod firmware reveals a few bits of information regarding the operation of Apple’s "iPhone 8" virtual home button, specifically in relation to app and user interactions. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 19, 2017
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Comments Off on Ikea to be Apple launch partner for AR, showing virtual furniture in your own home

Ikea to be Apple launch partner for AR, showing virtual furniture in your own home

Tim Cook said in a recent interview that he was so excited about augmented reality that he wanted ‘to yell out and scream.’ He named furniture-buying as an example of something that can be completely changed by the use of … Continue reading

May 22, 2017
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Logic Pros Review: The ‘Unique’ virtual analog synth and wild vowel filter comes to iOS

In this week’s episode of Logic Pros, we are taking a look at the new Unique iOS synth from Sugar-Bytes. The company has been making some of the most wild audio effects processors and instruments for quite some time now. … Continue reading

February 20, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: WWDC 2017, virtual buttons on ‘iPhone 8,’ BeatsX review & more

This week on AI: WWDC 2017, virtual buttons on ‘iPhone 8,’ BeatsX review & more

Apple announced the dates for this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, set to return to San Jose for the first time in well over a decade. Meanwhile, yet more hints about Apple’s iPhone plans emerged, including a claim that the OLED … Continue reading

August 28, 2016
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Comments Off on How virtual and augmented reality could play a role in Apple’s future

How virtual and augmented reality could play a role in Apple’s future

Apple CEO Tim Cook suggests that the company is investigating the possibilities of virtual reality and augmented reality. Here’s an explanation of what the technology is, how Apple could adopt it, and how it could be practically implemented in a … Continue reading

August 15, 2016
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Tim Cook Discusses His Job, Apple’s Long-Term Future, AI, Virtual Reality, and More

The Washington Post today posted a lengthy new interview with Tim Cook, in which he discussed his first five years as Apple CEO and hinted at the company’s work on augmented reality products. When asked how he handled the scrutiny … Continue reading

May 5, 2016
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Comments Off on Ex-Siri team to unveil ‘Viv’ virtual assistant next week in quest for ubiquitous AI

Ex-Siri team to unveil ‘Viv’ virtual assistant next week in quest for ubiquitous AI

After years of development, Siri co-creators and former Apple employees Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer are ready to demonstrate "Viv," an advanced virtual assistant that could reinvent the way consumers interact with their devices. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 6, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple now selling a classic take on the virtual reality headset with the new View-Master

Apple now selling a classic take on the virtual reality headset with the new View-Master

Apple today has started selling the View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack on its online store. With all the news about the company building out and prototyping virtual reality tech, it’s interesting to see it offering a glimpse at what that future tech may be by selling the device on … Continue reading

June 22, 2015
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Comments Off on Report: Apple already working on putting a virtual Home button into the iPhone screen

Report: Apple already working on putting a virtual Home button into the iPhone screen

Concept image: Martin Hajek for Computer Bild The idea of replacing the iPhone’s physical Home button with a pure touch one embedded in the display has been around for quite a while now, but a report from the variably reliable DigiTimes claims … Continue reading

June 1, 2015
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Comments Off on The Logic Pros: Turning iPad into a virtual pedalboard using Logic Remote

The Logic Pros: Turning iPad into a virtual pedalboard using Logic Remote

The Logic Pros is a new regular series exploring all of the most interesting gadgets and software for making music on your Mac/iOS devices. If there is any gear you would like us to take a closer hands-on look at, let … Continue reading