Apple says claim that it reduced accuracy of Face ID to meet demand is “completely false”

Apple says claim that it reduced accuracy of Face ID to meet demand is “completely false”

 A Bloomberg report today made claims that Apple had reduced its requirements from suppliers on the accuracy level of Face ID. Apple has issued a statement stating that the report is “completely false” and saying that it expects Face ID to be the new gold standard of...
Apple and AT&T activate provisional LTE Band 8 to give iPhone users in Puerto Rico cellular service

Apple and AT&T activate provisional LTE Band 8 to give iPhone users in Puerto Rico cellular service

 Apple has been working with AT&T to extend and activate cell service for users in Puerto Rico. To improve what is a terrible connectivity situation there, it’s going to enable a provisional band of LTE that has been recently approved, but not activated in the US...
Apple diversity head Denise Young Smith apologizes for controversial choice of words at summit

Apple diversity head Denise Young Smith apologizes for controversial choice of words at summit

 Apple’s Denise Young Smith sent an apology to team members at Apple today over comments she made at the One Young World Summit in Bogotá, Colombia. “Last week, while attending a summit in Bogota, I made some comments as part of a conversation on the many factors that...
Apple would like to remind the FCC that it can’t activate imaginary FM radios that iPhones don’t have

Apple would like to remind the FCC that it can’t activate imaginary FM radios that iPhones don’t have

 Apple responded today to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, who issued a statement that “urged” Apple to activate the FM chips that he claimed are in iPhones in the name of public safety. The recent hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were the hook for the reasoning. The only...
Apple switches from Bing to Google for Siri web search results on iOS and Spotlight on Mac

Apple switches from Bing to Google for Siri web search results on iOS and Spotlight on Mac

 Apple is switching the default provider of its web searches from Siri, Search inside iOS (formerly called Spotlight) and Spotlight in Safari on the Mac. So, for instance, if Siri falls back to a web search on iOS when you ask it a question, you’re now going to get...