This shouldn’t come as any surprise given that it’s already the 20th of October, but Apple has no plans to hold an event to introduce new products this month. Apple software engineering chief Craig Federighi confirmed there will be no October event in an email to MacRumors reader Luke.
„Will we see an October keynote event?“ Luke asked. „I think we’re all Keynoted out for the season! :-)“ Federighi replied.
Some people were expecting an event to take place this October because there was a Mac-centric event in October of 2016 that saw Apple unveil the Macbook Pro with Touch Bar, but there have been no rumors of a second 2017 [...]
Apple today shared a trailer for „Bang! The Bert Berns Story,“ an upcoming documentary that chronicles the life of „Twist and Shout“ songwriter and producer Bert Berns.
Berns, a well-known record producer in the 1960s responsible for hits like „Brown Eyed Girl,“ „Here Comes the Night,“ „Piece of My Heart,“ and more, started out as a songwriter before moving on to Atlantic Records where he worked with bands like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
He went on to form BANG Records and Shout Records, where he signed artists like the McCoys, the Strangeloves, and Neil Diamond.
The documentary [...]
Apple today received approval from the United States Federal Communications Commission for its upcoming iPhone X models, meaning the devices have passed all of the requisite tests and are cleared for sale.
Since the iPhone X was introduced, Apple’s iPhone X product pages have included the following footnote noting that FCC approval had yet to be obtained: iPhone X has not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. This device is not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.
The FCC must approve all radio-transmitting devices before they are able to be legally sold in [...]
On October 4, 2011, Apple held a media event in which it introduced Find My Friends, refreshed the iPod Nano and iPod touch, and revealed the iPhone 4s with its all-new Siri voice assistant. This means that today marks the sixth year anniversary of when Apple’s Siri was first introduced to the world, although the AI helper wouldn’t be available to the public until the iPhone 4s launch on October 14, 2011.
In the original press releases for Siri, Apple touted using your voice to send text messages, schedule meetings, set timers, ask about the weather, and more. Apple explained Siri’s understanding of context and non-direct questions, like presenting you with [...]