AppleMagazine #516

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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Ivan Castilho de Almeida
Frequency:
Weekly
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26 Issues

in this issue

6 min
boom elevate your listening experience on ios and android

In recent years, our iPhones have become much more than just our iPhones: they’re where we work, where we hang out with friends, and where we relax and unwind after a long day. It is no surprise, therefore, to learn that we’re listening to more music and engaging with more content on our devices, too, from the latest series of The Morning Show on Apple TV+ to the long-awaited DONDA album from Kayne West, there’s so much going on that we need to listen to. Add into the mix the rise of audiobooks as well as podcasts, fueled by platforms like Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, and it’s clear why millions are buying AirPods and Beats. And though those headphones offer a great listening experience, whether we’re at home or on the go,…

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4 min
magnet milestones move distant nuclear fusion dream closer

Teams working on two continents have marked similar milestones in their respective efforts to tap an energy source key to the fight against climate change: They’ve each produced very impressive magnets. Scientists at the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor in southern France took delivery of the first part of a massive magnet so strong its American manufacturer claims it can lift an aircraft carrier. Almost 60 feet (nearly 20 meters) tall and 14 feet (more than four meters) in diameter when fully assembled, the magnet is a crucial component in the attempt by 35 nations to master nuclear fusion. Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists and a private company announced separately this week that they, too, have hit a milestone with the successful test of the world’s strongest high temperature superconducting magnet that may allow…

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1 min
amazon brings palm-swiping tech to red rocks concert venue

Your palm could soon be your ticket into a concert. Amazon says it is bringing its palm-recognition technology to the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver and it will be available at other venues in the coming months. It’s the first time the technology, called Amazon One, will be used outside some of Amazon’s stores, where shoppers can pay for groceries and snacks by swiping their palms. Starting Tuesday, concertgoers at Red Rocks can sign up to connect their palm to a ticketing account by hovering their hand over a device. They only need to sign up once and then can use their palm to get into other shows and events at the venue. An Amazon account is not needed to use it. Amazon signed a deal with entertainment company AEG to bring the…

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4 min
un urges moratorium on use of ai that imperils human rights

The U.N. human rights chief is calling for a moratorium on the use of artificial intelligence technology that poses a serious risk to human rights, including face-scanning systems that track people in public spaces. Michelle Bachelet, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, also said that countries should expressly ban AI applications which don’t comply with international human rights law. Applications that should be prohibited include government“social scoring”systems that judge people based on their behavior and certain AIbased tools that categorize people into clusters such as by ethnicity or gender. AI-based technologies can be a force for good but they can also “have negative, even catastrophic, effects if they are used without sufficient regard to how they affect people’s human rights,” Bachelet said in a statement. Her comments came along with a new U.N.…

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7 min
iphone 13 breakthrough camera innovations & bigger battery

This year’s iPhone upgrades were never going to be as dramatic as last year’s when Apple overhauled the smartphone and introduced 5G connectivity for the first time, but that’s not to say the iPhone 13 series doesn’t pack its punch. With improved cameras, more storage, and a bunch of under-the-hood features, the world’s greatest smartphone just got even better. INTRODUCING THE iPHONE 13 FAMILY At a virtual event titled California Streaming, Tim Cook and Co took to the stage to show off what they had been working on over the past year. True to form, this year’s iPhone upgrades aren’t quite as dramatic as the year prior - in fact, this year’s iPhone could very much be sold under an iPhone 12S moniker - but they’re still worthy additions. Apple has tweaked…

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4 min
apple fixes security hole reportedly used to hack an iphone

Apple released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any user action. Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab said the security issue was exploited to plant spyware on a Saudi activist’s iPhone. They said they had high confidence that the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire firm, Israel’s NSO Group, was behind that attack. The previously unknown vulnerability affected all major Apple devices — iPhones, Macs and Apple Watches, the researchers said. NSO Group responded with a one-sentence statement saying it will continue providing tools for fighting“terror and crime.” It was the first time a so-called“zero-click” exploit — one that doesn’t require users to click on suspect links or open infected files — has been…

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