It’s undeniable that the long-rumored Apple car was over-hyped, seemingly from the get-go. What reportedly started out as a clean-sheet approach to the car of the future is now probably just Apple’s attempt at getting in on the tech side of the self-driving wave, and now its car may have been spotted.
Holy heck, everyone, Apple just announced new iPhones, and for the first time in years, they actually look new and different. The big headliner is the iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone Ten”) while the appearance of the iPhone 8 surprised some fans. Less surprising were upgrades to Apple TV and the Apple Watch. But…
It’s official. Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone is finally here and it’s called the iPhone X. The phone’s bezels have been basically eliminated, and its screen is bigger. And returning to a design element from years past, the new phone has a glass back, something we haven’t seen since the iPhone 4s.
It’s iPhone day!
Apple, a company you may be aware of from their Pippin game console, until fairly recently had some very ambitious autonomous car plans. Ambitious in the sense that they were planning to build a whole car. Last year, those plans were drastically scaled back, and a recent New York Times article gives some interesting…
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Former Apple guru and Tesla’s Vice President of Autopilot Software Chris Lattner left the company Tuesday after only six months with the automaker. Lattner is the third key member of Tesla’s self-driving team to leave the company in the last six months.
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Apple has been under fire before for not stopping its users from texting while driving. It is a little ridiculous to expect Apple to take responsibility for what is clearly a user error, but such is the way of our times. And now Apple will add a Do Not Disturb feature to the iPhone to stop people from becoming…
Back in December, Ford announced that all 2017 models will include both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity through its SYNC 3 infotainment system. Now, Ford has some decent news for 2016 model year owners: CarPlay and Android Auto is now available by way of a free update via Wi-Fi, a USB drive, or by visiting…
Controversial Uber CEO Travis Kalanick received a career retrospective profile in the New York Times today that covers his awkward early years and his propensity to invite conflict. Among the new information that it reveals, there’s an enlightening story about the time Tim Cook had to summon Kalanick after discovering…
AirPods aren’t the only headphones with Apple’s impressive—hell, magical—W1 chip for easy pairing and switching between devices; they added it to the latest line of Beats headphones as well, and all three models are cheaper than ever right now.
Apple’s secretive car program came grinding to a halt last year, but the tech giant never gave up on the self-driving car race. And now it’s taking a step forward, with California regulators announcing Friday that Apple has received a permit to test autonomous vehicles on state roads.
Besides bad hair, pleated jeans, and 21 Jump Street, the ‘80s brought us a remarkable technological revolution. Nintendo changed the living room forever with the introduction of the NES in 1985. IBM, Apple, and the Commodore 64 ushered the personal PC into our lives. Even the internet breathed a few gasps of air with…
Apple could face a potential class action lawsuit in California for not using its technology to prevent iPhone users from texting while driving. Apparently since no one can put their phones down when they’re driving, it’s on Apple to make them.
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A spate of top engineers have left Apple for Tesla and other companies over the last few months. What’s going on?
Just days after Tesla announced 1,000 owners can use the latest version of the automaker’s Autopilot feature, the company said Wednesday that it poached an Apple veteran to head the Autopilot engineering team, and he’s tasked with “accelerat[ing] the future of autonomous driving.”
A lawsuit filed in California this week claims Apple is responsible for a fatal crash because the tech giant had a patent to prevent drivers from using the FaceTime app, but failed to install it.