Feel The Future With Interhaptics’ New Design & Development Tools

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Long inspired by the pivotal work of Apple as a touchstone in the assimilation of haptics experiences, he is concerned that many contemporary developers and creators are not thinking outside the box; by not doing so they miss a significant chance to connect with their users in a tangible way.

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REPORT: Apple Mixed Reality Glasses Launching Mid-2022

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This past April, Apple CEO Tim Cook stated that augmented reality (AR) technology is “ critically important ” for the future of the company. It’s obvious that Apple is working hard to build an AR ecosystem of amazing tools powered by products such as the iPhone or iPad.

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Apple Maps Update Introduces AR Navigation

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Apple kicked off its annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) earlier today with a two-hour keynote detailing several updates to its lineup of iOS products. Image Credit: Apple. Image Credit: Apple. Feature Image Credit: Apple.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: AR Is “Critically Important” For The Company’s Future

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Augmented reality will forever change the way we communicate says the Apple CEO. According to a recent report by Apple research expert Ming-Chi Kuo , Apple will be launching a mixed reality headset later this year, followed by a dedicated AR headset in 2025 and AR contact lenses in 2030.

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Apple Reportedly Working on Problematic iOS Tool to Scan for Child Abuse Photos on iPhones

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Apple is purportedly poised to announce a new tool that will help identify child abuse in photos on a user’s iPhone. The tool would supposedly use a “ neural matching function ” to detect if images on a user’s device match known child sexual abuse material (CSAM) fingerprints.

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Critics Say Apple Built a 'Backdoor' Into Your iPhone With Its New Child Abuse Detection Tools

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Apple’s plans to roll out new features aimed at combating Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) on its platforms have caused no small amount of controversy.

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Facebook Hands Off Quill PC VR Animation Tool To Creator

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Facebook handed off its PC-based VR illustration and animation tool Quill to its original creator Iñigo Quilez. New VR headsets like Quest Pro, an Apple device, and a next-generation VR system from Sony are expected to launch in the coming years.

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Google One subscribers now have enhanced photo-editing tools on iPhones

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Apple Mobile News google one Google+ Photos iPhoneGoogle has now added the formerly Android-exclusive Google Photos editing features to the iPhone for Google One subscribers.

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Walmart Adds AR Price Check Tool To iOS App

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or higher, the new AR tool allows customers to scan physical products to display up-to-date information that includes the product name, how much the item costs, customer reviews from Walmart.com, and other valuable information – all by moving your device back and forth scanning the labels on stores shelves. Using Apple’s ARKit 2.0, The minimal learning curve and easy accessebility through smartphone devices make augmented reality the perfect tool for in-store shopping.

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Epic Games says Apple is threatening its access to developer tools

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Epic Games wants you to know that Apple isn't playing nice. The gaming giant behind Fortnite cried foul Monday, highlighting supposed "retaliation" at the hands of Apple. More about Apple , Epic Games , Fortnite , Tech , and Big Tech Companies.

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How Epic Games’ Lawsuit Against Apple Could Impact The Future Of VR/AR

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Apple threatens to withhold support for ARKit and upcoming VR technology on Unreal Engine. For those who may be out of the loop, last week Epic Games filed a lawsuit against Apple after the company pulled their megapopular multiplayer game Fortnite from the iOS App Store.

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The best MacOS utility apps: 6 amazing tools and tweaks

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Apple Computing bartender BetterTouchTool Mac MacOS Service Station Slidepad swish TextSniperTake your Mac to the next level with these super-handy utility apps. Each one boosts your Mac’s capabilities -- you will wonder how you went without them.

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Adobe Launches AR Creation Tool ‘Project Aero’ For Creative Cloud

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Adobe released a preview of a powerful new AR editing & creation tool, currently named ‘Project Aero’ The key feature of Aero that sets it apart from similar projects is its direct 1st party integration with Adobe’s popular Creative Cloud suite, which millions of creators already use and love — you can request early access here. Most Android tablet manufacturers use mid-range chips and low-quality rear cameras while Apple tends to use high end components.

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Apple Finally Lets You Repair Your Own iPhone

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Once dubbed “one of right-to-repair’s most powerful villains,” Apple made the surprising announcement on Wednesday that it will begin accommodating DIY repairs by selling customers the parts and tools they need to repair their iPhones and Macs at home.

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Apple Working on Depression Detection for iPhones: Report

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It’s been widely reported that Apple is working on developing a number of advanced health tools, ranging from blood glucose monitoring to body-temperature-based fertility.

Flurry of New Apple ‘AR/VR’ Job Listings Point to New Products on the Horizon

Road to VR

A flurry of new job listings for Apple’s secretive ‘Technology Development Group’ suggests that the company has reached a new phase of turning its years of AR/VR R&D into actual upcoming products. Two of the most intriguing among the new job listings are the roles of ‘AR/VR Demo Evangelist’ and ‘Product Manager, AR/VR’ It’s no secret that Apple has been doing lots of R&D in the AR and VR space for years now.

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Rumor: Apple Reportedly Suspends Work on Consumer AR Headset

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The Cupertino-based tech giant may be pumping the brakes on its long-rumored Apple AR headset , something that was reportedly slated to see a release as early as 2020. A DigiTimes Taiwan report (via MacRumors ) now suggests that Apple has disbanded the team behind it, effectively putting its consumer AR device on hold. Apple continuously advertises a number of job positions dealing with AR software and hardware.

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Apple will now let you fix your own iPhone in win for right-to-repair campaign

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Apple takes an unprecedented step as it makes manuals, parts, and tools available to iPhone owners who want to fix their own phones. Apple Mobile News iPhone right to repair

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The 'Rain Sound' in iOS 15 Is Way More Than Just a Relaxation Tool

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Every software update Apple issues comes packed with new-and-improved features designed to help users get more out of their iPhones, and iOS 15 is no exception.

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Apple Teases New ARKit 2 Experiences At 2018 Keynote

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Science-based basketball training and oldschool Galaga with a multiplayer twist heads to iOS via Apple’s advanced augmented reality platform. Apple’s 2018 keynote event has officially come to a close and it appears as though iOS fans have much to look forward to over the coming months. Among these exciting announcements were two impressive AR-based experiences running on Apple’s powerful ARKit 2 platform. Image Credit: Apple. News Apple Keynote 2018 AR ARKit 2.0

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Apple Announces ARKit 3 with Body Tracking & Human Occlusion

Road to VR

At the company’s annual WWDC developer conference today, Apple revealed ARKit 3, its latest set of developer tools for creating AR applications on iOS. Apple also introduced Reality Composer and RealityKit to make it easier for developers to build augmented reality apps. Today during the opening keynote of WWDC in San Jose, Apple revealed ARKit 3. First introduced in 2017, ARKit is a suite of tools for building AR applications on iOS. Image courtesy Apple.

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Facebook says iOS 14’s new privacy tools could harm its ad business

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News Social Media Apple breaking twitter Facebook iOS 14The social network's CFO called it a "headwind".

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Here’s which Apple Pencil works with which iPad

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The Apple Pencil is fantastic if your iPad is a drawing or note-taking tool. But do you know which Apple Pencil you need for your iPad? Apple Buying Guides Mobile Apple Pencil iPad TabletsHere's our guide.

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The Coming Wave of Virtual Reality Creation Tools

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That was true until a few weeks ago, when I got my hands on a new class of virtual reality 3D creation tools including Google Blocks , Google Tilt Brush , Oculus Medium , Oculus Quill , et al. Even in their infancy, these tools have already inspired me to think and work and create in entirely new ways. Another option using VR creation tools would be to bring my unpainted model into another app for freehand painting with a wider array of brushes, effects and color options.

Google may add Apple-like Continuity tools to Chrome OS and Android

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Chrome OS may also soon be able to mirror your phone notifications. Computing News Android Chrome OS Google

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Apple now lets you easily move iCloud Photos content to Google Photos

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Apple has quietly launched a tool that lets you automatically transfer all of the photos and videos stored on your iCloud account to Google Photos. Android Apple Mobile Photography Apple Photos Google+ Photos icloud photos iPhone

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Google Extends AR Search Lead Over Apple with Landmark Recognition for Google Lens

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This week, Apple unveiled its own version of Google Lens in the form of Live Text.

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iOS 13 Points Towards Existence Of Apple’s Supposedly-Canceled AR Headset

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Could Apple’s long-speculated AR glasses still be in development? Earlier this year, rumors generated by patents submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office suggested that a wearable augmented reality device could potentially be in development at Apple. Apple’s rumored AR-based tracking device / Image Credit: MacRumor. ” iOS 13 / Image Credit: Apple. ” Featured Image Credit: Apple.

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Apple Embraces VR: Every Virtual Reality Announcement From Today’s WWDC Keynote

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At Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference today, the company made a major shift in their embrace of virtual reality with several new VR announcements during the event’s opening keynote. Though well loved, Apple’s computer lineup got somewhat left in the dust at the launch of the Rift and Vive, both of which had hardware requirements that exceeded what Apple had on offer. Today marks a major shift in Apple’s public support for virtual reality.

Apple Hits Pause on Controversial CSAM Detection Feature

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Early last month, Apple announced it would introduce a new set of tools to help detect known child sexual abuse material (CSAM) in photos stored on iPhones.

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Signal's CEO Just Hacked the Cops' Favorite Phone Cracking Tool and Became a Legend

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Apple Unveils ARKit For Augmented Reality

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Apple is jumping firmly into the world of augmented reality. Announced during WWDC, ARKit brings AR development tools to iOS, allowing your phone’s sensors to detect things like depth, ambient light, and motion. Apple also showed off what the new development tool would look like with the popular AR game Pokemon Go. Apple also mentioned AR apps from IKEA and Lego. Earlier during the keynote, Apple set the stage for VR with a killer Star Wars demo on the HTC Vive.

Apple Will Keep Clarifying This CSAM Mess Until Morale Improves

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Last week, Apple announced new tools to detect and report child pornography and sexually explicit materials. apple icloud iphone ios computing webmail data synchronization craig federighi technology internet apple inc technology itunes companies

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Apple Hiring AR/VR Frameworks Engineer For ‘Entirely New Application Paradigm’

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Apple posted a job listing for an ‘AR/VR Frameworks Engineer’, with the role described as “developing an entirely new application paradigm” The listing was shared by current Apple manager Hayden Lee on Twitter. AR News apple top stories

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Epic Games accuses Apple of retaliation, seeks restraining order

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Epic claims that Apple will cut off the company's accounts and access to development tools. Apple Gaming News Epic Games Fortnite

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Apple's Not Digging Itself Out of This One

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Online researchers say they have found flaws in Apple’s new child abuse detection tool that could allow bad actors to target iOS users. However, Apple has denied these claims, arguing that it has intentionally built-in safeguards against such exploitation.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.05.17): Apple Glasses are sleek, UE5 rises hype, NVIDIA releases CloudXR SDK, and more!

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Apple glasses are coming in 2021–2022 and they are incredibly sleek. Apple glasses are coming. This week, the analysts Ming-Chi Kuo has teased that Apple Glasses are coming in 2022 at the earliest (2022–2023 timeline). Apple is really good at selling stuff.

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