Apple today confirmed the iMac Pro is equipped with its custom T2 chip for enhanced security and integration. The chip is second-generation silicon, building upon the T1 chip in the latest MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar that authenticates and secures Touch ID and Apple Pay respectively.
The T2 chip integrates several previously separate components, including the system management controller, image signal processor, audio controller, and SSD controller, for expanded capabilities on the iMac Pro.
For instance, Apple says the T2 chip’s image signal processor works with the FaceTime HD camera to enable enhanced tone mapping, improved exposure control, and face [...]
Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller recently sat down with Dutch website Bright.nl, where he covered topics like Face ID and augmented reality, which he’s discussed several times in interviews over the past few months.
According to Schiller, one of Apple’s goals with Face ID is to make security easy enough „that we all want to do it.“ Apple believes its implementation of Face ID is superior to the facial recognition techniques available in Android phones, which Schiller says „all stink.“
„They don’t work in all the ways we need Face ID to work. We’re very aware that through the years the simple thing, this Home [...]
BBC’s iPlayer app received an update this morning that is fueling speculation online that Apple’s TV app will hit U.K. shores imminently.
iPlayer’s changelog for version 4.35.0 of the app simply lists „support for the new Apple TV app, available to users with devices running iOS 11.2 and above“.
Apple’s TV app – billed as an easy way to watch your favorite movies and TV shows in a single place – has been available in the United States since December of 2016, but remains absent from Apple TVs and iOS devices in the United Kingdom and across the rest of Europe.
In September, Apple released the Apple TV app in Canada and [...]
Apple’s official TV app today started showing up for some fourth- and fifth-generation Apple TV owners in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, almost a year after Apple originally announced the service in the U.S.
The TV app is billed as an easy way to watch your favorite movies and TV shows in a single place. It offers a unified experience for accessing TV shows and movies across multiple video apps, and aims to help users discover new TV and movie content by offering recommendations based on what they’ve previously watched. The service syncs content in the cloud so users can pick up where they left off on other devices via the accompanying iOS TV app, [...]