Apple halts Siri ‘grading’ program, promises opt-out in upcoming software update

Apple has announced that it will be suspending its Siri grading program following backlash around employees who were listening to customers' recordings.

macworld.com 2 weeks ago

LumaFusion 2.0 review: More tracks, streamlined UI beef up mobile video editor

A powerful desktop-class video editor app for iPhone or iPad, featuring a comprehensive set of tools to add titles, effects, transitions, color correction, mix audio, and more.

macworld.com 1 day ago

Siri accidentally overhears more than we realize

It’s been widely reported that voice control systems like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri use people in their quality-improvement process, not just algorithms. But Siri and others might be accidentally overhearing to what we say more than we realize, and humans in the loop are getting an earful.

cultofmac.com 3 weeks ago

Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation

One of the earliest members of the Apple Health team has now departed Apple to join the Gates Foundation. As detailedly

9to5mac.com 1 week ago

iMessage is never coming to Android, so please stop asking

iMessage for Android might be on the wishlist of tech journalists and pundits, but it wouldn’t make much sense for Apple.

macworld.com 1 day ago

Hands-on: HyperDrive 9-port USB-C hub for iPad/MacBook + $30 off launch price [Video]

Today Hyper is launching its latest USB-C hub, the

9to5mac.com 3 weeks ago

Apple-Amazon deal may be illegal, is being investigated by the FTC

Apple and Amazon

9to5mac.com 2 weeks ago

Parental controls for Spotify Premium Family rolling out, matching Apple Music

Parental controls for

9to5mac.com 1 day ago

How to set up Plex on a Synology NAS drive

Using a dedicated device like a

9to5mac.com 3 weeks ago

Apple’s reseller deal with Amazon draws FTC scrutiny

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating a business deal between Amazon and Apple that may have hurt several independent sellers of refurbished Apple products.

cultofmac.com 2 weeks ago