Technology News for Saturday 15th June 2024

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Jun 15th 2024

1. Even Apple cannot explain why we need AI in our lives

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Not any more. This week's hotly anticipated unveiling of Apple Intelligence — Apple's audacious attempt to stamp its own brand on to generative artificial intelligence — was an uneven and unoriginal demonstration that seemed ...

2. Nvidia, Intel, Qualcomm and other chip giants are helping Microsoft battle Apple for AI's future

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The Ryzen AI 300 series of parts, meanwhile, is a new chip built specifically for the AI PC laptop segment, combining a new CPU architecture, upgraded graphics design, and an NPU (neural processing unit) capable of 50 TOPS (trillions of operations per ...

3. Apple's new AI-powered service is everything we'd hoped Siri, Google Assistant and Alexa would become

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By Mike Feibus. Apple's WWDC announcement is all about you and your digital life. Sometimes, when I jot down an idea or snap a picture of another birthday dinner, I get the sinking feeling that I'll never see it again. Any of it.

4. Apple announced RCS with a whimper when it should have been a bang

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Apple will finally adopt RCS in iOS 18, effectively ending a yearslong fight for feature parity between iMessage and Android. But the announcement wasn't a celebration — you could've blinked and missed it. Instead of showing how RCS will make things ...