Apple will begin testing an application programming interface (API) from CARIN that will allow it to integrate patient health claim data into software like its Health app, according to an announcement at the 2019 Blue Button Developers Conference, which brings together developers “to learn and share insights on how we can leverage claims data to serve the Medicare population.”
Deadline reports that Apple is working on a remake of Keshet International’s Hebrew-language TV show, False Flag, for its upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service, due this fall.
According to AppleInsider, Apple has joined the Data Transfer Project, a collaboration of organizations “committed to building a common framework with open-source code that can connect any two online service providers, enabling a seamless, direct, user initiated portability of data between the two platforms.”
Apple has announced the financial results for its fiscal 2019 third quarter that ended June 29, 2019. The company posted quarterly revenue of $53.8 billion, an increase of 1% from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.18, down 7%. International sales accounted for 59% of the quarter’s revenue.
Project Zero, Google's elite bug-hunting team, have published details and demo proof-of-concept code for five of six "interactionless" security bugs that impact the iOS operating system and can be exploited via the iMessage client, reports ZDNet.
Nearly half of people (48%) currently own a digital assistant, and the most popular brand is Amazon's Echo, according to a new survey by Clutch, a business-to-business ratings and reviews platform. Eighty-five percent of people are familiar with Amazon Echo.
LG Electronics USA says Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit are now available through a firmware update on select LG OLED and NanoCell 4K UHD TVs with ThinQ AI capability in the U.S. (excluding the SM8100 series). The remaining 4K UHD TV series in LG's lineup are expected to also receive this update later in 2019.
Apple World Today readers know that I’m a professional drone pilot, and a lot of you have asked me how to get into the hobby without spending hundreds or thousands of dollars. Here’s the answer: for just $99, you can get a Ryze Tech Tello Quadcopter powered by technology from DJI - the company that sells almost 75% of the professional and consumer drones on the market.
Apple has opened registration for a series of new art-based Today at Apple augmented reality (AR) experiences, called [AR]T, offered at Apple Stores worldwide.
Folks have hoped that the Mac would get Face ID soon. Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,366,278) for a “curvature-based face detector” that gives hope this may happen.
In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says two of the three iPhones coming in 2020 (that’s next year, not this year) will have front and back time-of-flight, vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) rangefinders.
At the beginning of July, I told Apple World Today readers about my new goal - to learn how to play electric guitar. If you read that article, you know why I’m embarking on this new musical journey. Today, I’ll describe how I’m intending to achieve my goal.
On Saturday, Aug. 10, a grand opening will be held for what will be the largest Apple store among the nine now in South Florida, according to The Miami Herald. It will be located in Aventura Mall in Aventura.
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Good news (or at least a good rumor) if you have a case for your 15-inch MacBook Pro that you really like, but plan to buy the rumored 16-incher that’s supposedly coming soon: according to Digitimes, the latter will be released in September, and feature narrower bezels on the display. The result: a laptop with pretty much the same physical dimensions as the smaller version (if you can call a 15-inch laptop small).
Apple will announce its quarterly finances tomorrow, July 30. According to the eMarketer research group, the company's share of smartphone users in the U.S. will remain basically static in 2019, accounting for a 45.2% share.
Apple has filed for a patent (number 20190228588) for “devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for system-wide behavior for 3D models” on its various devices. Interestingly, it mentions touch interfaces for computer systems — though the iPhone and iPad are certainly computer systems, as well as Macs.
In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says all of the 2020 iPhones will pack 5G wireless connectivity, not just two, as he previously predicted.
Apple continues to look for ways to make its iPhones waterproof as evidenced by a new patent filing (number 20190228927) for a “waterproof button assembly.”
On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are this week’s picks.