On as of late’s Friday the 13th version of the Apple World Today News Update podcast, we use our crystal ball to have a look at a conceivable function for macOS 10.14, document at the FBI being puzzled by means of lawmakers about why they hassled Apple, and feature footage of an unreleased gold iPhone X:
- In rather less than two months, macOS 10.14 will probably be unveiled. We speculate on whether or not the preferred Workflow app for iOS will probably be launched in a model for macOS
- A bipartisan staff of lawmakers desires to understand why the FBI took Apple to court docket in regards to the unlocking of an iPhone utilized by a killer within the 2017 San Bernardino shootings…when it did not want to
- The FCC (of all puts) releases footage of a gold iPhone X, one thing that was once by no means launched
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This is Steve Sande for Apple World Today, and also you’re taking note of the AWT News Update podcast for Friday, April 13th, 2018. Watch out for guys dressed in hockey mask, OK?
I used to be doing a little bit prognostication as of late about macOS 10.14 for every other site, and one of the issues that I’m lovely sure we might see in that subsequent model isn’t just a brand new method to automate duties at the Mac, however a method to do cross-platform automation. What were given me interested by this can be a be aware on the backside of the outline for Workflow, the iOS automation app that Apple bought final 12 months. That be aware mentioned, and I quote, “Workflow opens up limitless probabilities of what you’ll be able to do along with your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. But that is just the start. Stay tuned.” That teaser made me suppose that possibly Apple is thinking about taking the outdated and moderately unsupported AppleScript language and Automator Mac app and relegating them to the trash heap. Having a not unusual automation app which may be used on each and every Apple running machine may open up much more chances. For instance, consider taking a photograph with an iPhone and giving it a particular tag, possibly with only a faucet. That tag may point out to macOS that after the picture is synced to the Mac thru appleglory Photos Library that the consumer desires the picture moved to a third-party app, possibly one thing like Luminar or Photolemur, to get some explicit post-processing. There are a ton of chances that would come about with cross-platform automation, so let’s stay our arms crossed in this thought.
A bunch of five Republicans and five Democrats desires to understand why the FBI took Apple to court docket to take a look at to get the corporate to release the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, the killer within the 2017 San Bernardino shootings. The bipartisan staff expressed issues in a letter despatched to FBI Director Christopher Wray a few contemporary document from the Office of the Inspector General that mentioned that the FBI didn’t have a look at all to be had choices earlier than difficult that Apple release the killer’s iPhone. That document mentioned that the FBI can have skipped choices as a result of they sought after to pursue a lawsuit in opposition to Apple. The FBI sought after, and possibly nonetheless desires, to power tech corporations like Apple to construct again doorways into gadgets and running techniques that might make it simple for them to listen in on criminals…and in all probability blameless voters as neatly. Recently, information has come to gentle that release equipment which are to be had from corporations like Cellebrite and GrayShift might make the FBI’s claims that it has to have a again door a complete lie.
Have you ever sought after a gold iPhone X? According to a few footage discovered that have been revealed by means of the Federal Communications Commission, Apple it seems that had plans to free up an iPhone X with a gold end. The pictures display any other variations as neatly; they seek advice from an LCD show at the software, which is bizarre for the reason that iPhone X makes use of an OLED panel. The software additionally has European markings, and the footage date from September or October of 2017, in regards to the time that the iPhone X was once receiving ultimate FCC approvals. According to provide chain reviews final fall, Apple had sought after to release a gold iPhone X however couldn’t succeed in the specified yield charges for the fairly horny software.
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