Craig Federighi

‘Screen Time’ Might Just Kill Your iPhone Addiction

According to Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, iOS 12 is designed to help users understand and better manage …

iOS

Apple Delays FaceTime Group Chats From iOS 12

Group FaceTime for iPhone, iPad, and Mac appears to be delayed and won't be ready in time for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave launch in September.<p>Apple has …

iOS

macOS Mojave: A guide for IT leaders

macOS Mojave offers security and performance enhancements, as well as new features and applications. This ebook runs through the highlights and …

Operating Systems

Essential becomes first non-Google handset for day-one Android Pie update

In a piece of good news for the troubled manufacturer, Essential has announced its PH-1 phone has become the first non-Google phone to receive the latest Android operating system on the day of release.<p>Though this is a welcome development for the Android OS in general, Essential's own future is …

Wireless

Who owns Apple and who are the biggest shareholders?

Apple has just become the first company to be valued at $1 trillion, which is triumphant or depressing depending on how you look at it.<p>The company …

Tim Cook

Apple Is a Trillion-Dollar Company

Wall Street types are celebrating Apple Computer today, which crossed the threshold and has become the first company worth [<i>Dr. Evil voice</i>] one …

Tim Cook

Top 9 features coming to the iPhone in iOS 12

The next version of Apple's iPhone software — iOS 12 — is currently in beta, but we are already able to test out some of the new features coming this fall. Memoji will allow you to create your own Animoji, notifications will finally be grouped by app, and Apple is introducing several features to …

iOS

Why did Siri’s co-founder leave Apple when Google’s AI chief took over?

Apple’s AI assistant fell behind while Tom Gruber was the head of Siri Advanced Development.<p>From the Information ($):<p>Tom Gruber, one of the original …

Apple

Fortnite has hit over $1 billion in revenue with in-app purchases

Fortnite has become an insanely popular game and we heard last month that the title’s debut on iOS generated $100 million in revenue in just three months. Now, a new report says that the battle royale blockbuster has hit over $1 billion in sales across all platforms.<p>Detailed in a new analysis by …

In-App Purchases

Siri’s last remaining co-founder retires from Apple

Tom Gruber, the last Siri co-founder to have been employed at Apple, has left the company. Gruber was previously head of Siri’s Advanced Development group, but has now retired to focus on his interests in photography and ocean conservation.<p>His fellow Siri co-creators Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer …

Artificial Intelligence

Tom Gruber, Co-Founder of Siri, Retires from Apple

The Information reports that Tom Gruber, Apple’s head of the Siri Advanced Developments group, has retired to pursue personal interests including photography and ocean conservation. Gruber joined Apple as part of the company’s acquisition of Siri in 2010 along with his co-founders Dag Kittlaus and …

Tom Gruber, one of Siri's co-founders retires from Apple - PCMag India

As per a report on The Information, Tom Gruber, the last of the three co-founders of Siri has left Apple. Gruber served as head of Siri’s Advanced …

Artificial Intelligence

The last remaining Siri cofounder departs Apple, following its head of search

According to a new report from <i>The Information</i>, the last remaining Siri cofounder has departed Apple. Tom Gruber, who served as the head of Siri’s Advanced Development group, has retired in an effort to “pursue personal interests in photography and ocean conservation,” the report says…<p>In addition to …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple Adds New AI Chief John Giannandrea to Leadership Page

- Jul 10, 2018<p>Apple on Tuesday added John Giannandrea, their new Chief of Machine Learning and AI Strategy, to their Leadership page.<p>Giannandrea came …

Apple

Apple Combines Machine Learning and Siri Teams Under John Giannandrea

Matthew Panzarino, writing at TechCrunch:<p>Apple is creating a new AI/ML team that brings together its Core ML and Siri teams under one leader in John …

Machine Learning

Apple’s new AI chief, John Giannandrea, to oversee Siri

Apple Inc. is handing oversight of its Siri team to new artificial-intelligence chief John Giannandrea three months after hiring him from rival …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple shows off new 'Memoji' feature

Apple's Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi announced Memoji, customizable animoji. Kelsey Peterson, Software Engineering …

Craig Federighi

RIP Macintosh: 1984–2018

Did you notice what was missing at Apple’s 2018 WWDC? There wasn’t a single new Mac model to be seen. Not a one.True, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior …

Apple

Adobe wants to help designers build AR experiences for iOS 12

Among the more intriguing moments at Monday’s WWDC keynote was Apple software honcho Craig Federighi’s announcement that Apple, Pixar, and Adobe have been working together on USDZ, a new file format for 3D content for use in AR apps. For Apple, it’s a way to help boost iOS 12’s AR infrastructure, …

WWDC

Apple Might Not Believe the iPad Pro Is a True Computer Replacement

- Jun 6, 2018<p>Apple Senior Vice President Craig Federighi may have recently made a good (yet inadvertent) argument against the iPad Pro’s usefulness …

Apple

What will the Mac be like in 2020?

It was as absolute an answer as you could possibly get. Is Apple merging iOS and macOS? “No,” said Apple software chief Craig Federighi, with an …

Apps

iOS 12 makes closing apps on your iPhone X a lot simpler

WWDC is in full swing and Apple has already announced a number of new updates for both iOS and macOS. On the iPhone, iOS 12 will make notifications easier to ignore and attempt to curtail phone addiction, but it'll also make closing apps on the iPhone X so much simpler.<p>Right now, quitting apps on …

Apps

Craig Federighi elaborates on bringing iOS apps to Mac, says ’some aspects of app porting will be automated’

Apple’s VP of software engineering, Craig Federighi, answered the question of whether the company was working on merging iOS and macOS with a huge “No.” on stage at WWDC yesterday. However, he went on to explain that Apple is in the middle of a multi-year project to bring UIKit iOS apps to its …

Apple

New Safari privacy features on MacOS Mojave and iOS 12 crack down on nosy websites

When Apple announced a new Safari privacy feature last year called intelligent tracking protection, advertisers accustomed to tracking your behavior online squealed. Get ready for some more squealing.<p>At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, the company showed some new restrictions it's imposing …

Apple

Why Apple isn't into the idea of building MacBooks with a touchscreen

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images<p><b>In a new interview with Wired, Apple software chief Craig Federighi explained why he's against the idea of Apple making a</b> …

MacBook Pro

Why Apple isn't into the idea of building MacBooks with a touchscreen (AAPL)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images<p><b>In a new interview with Wired, Apple software chief Craig Federighi explained why he's against the idea of Apple making a</b> …

MacBook Pro

Apple Wants To Help You And Your Kids Put The iPhone Down

"Apps beg us to use our phone when we should be doing something else."<p>After years of working to make the smartphone indispensable ― some might even say addictive ― Apple said Monday that it will soon provide an app designed to help people step away from the iPhone.<p>The new feature, called Screen …

Apps

Apple Unveils New Anti-Device-Addiction Features for iPhones

Apple says it will help iPhone users fight their device addiction with a string of new features that will limit notifications and monitor screen …

Apps

iOS 12 Face ID supports second face via new 'appearance' option, report says

Add the ability to recognize a second person with Face ID authentication to the list of new features in iOS 12 that weren't announced in the WWDC 2018 keynote on Monday.<p>That's according to a report by 9to5mac, which found the option to "set up alternate appearance" in a beta of the new operating …

Apple

Apple’s New ‘macOS Mojave’ Comes With Dark Mode Inspired By Night In The Desert

Apple unraveled its redesigned macOS at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday. As recently leaked, it includes a full dark mode and …

Apple