iOS 14.3 is out with support for Fitness+, AirPods Max and more

  • December 14, 2020
Apple has rolled out iOS 14.3 with support for Fitness+, AirPods Max, App Store privacy labels and much more. The Apple Watch-powered Fitness+ service is now live in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the US. It costs $10/mon…

Apple’s HomePod gets its new intercom feature today

  • October 20, 2020
Apple has rolled out HomePod Software 14.1, adding intercom functionality and a handful of other updates to its devices a month before the launch of the HomePod Mini. The 14.1 update allows the speakers to work as an intercom system, sending announce…

The BBC’s Beeb voice assistant is ready for testing on PC

  • June 2, 2020
Last year the BBC announced it was working on its own voice assistant, called “Beeb,” designed to help customers take advantage of voice assistant technology regardless of their accent. Existing assistants still have issues understanding accents, and…

Apple buys an AI startup to improve Siri’s data

  • May 28, 2020
Apple is continuing its string of AI startup acquisitions, this time to improve Siri’s performance. The company has confirmed to Bloomberg that it recently acquired Inductiv, a Waterloo, Ontario, Canada-based company that uses AI to correct data — wh…