Apple ordered to remove WhatsApp from the App Store in China

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The iPhone maker has removed the popular messaging application from the shop in the country Apple has announced that it has been required to remove the WhatsApp messaging application by Meta from the App Store in China in order to comply with regulations issued by Beijing. The Threads application was also required to be removed Both WhatsApp and Threads were taken down from the App Store when Apple received an order from Chinese authorities to do so.  Officials from the country cited national security concerns without any additional details regarding…

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Is Apple developing its own wearable technology ring?

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If rumors are to be believed, the iPhone maker is working on a new kind of smart gadget Smart rings are becoming the latest type of wearable technology to make their way into the spotlight, and it appears that Apple may be looking to launch its own version of the product early on. Patent filings have been spotted and show details for such a gadget Apple has filed patents for wearable technology in the form of a smart ring, including diagrams that illustrate a number of ways in which gestures…

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New EU rule might force Apple to allow Photos app to be uninstalled

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The European Union’s Digital Markets Act is becoming a thorn in the side for the iPhone maker The EU Digital Markets Act is about to become a pain for Apple in a new way, as it may require the iPhone maker to make it possible for device users to uninstall the Photos app. The rule says users must have a choice As a result of this regulation in the EU, users must not only be able to install third party apps and use them if they want, but they must…

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iOS 18’s anticipated generative AI feature might not be Apple’s

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The iPhone 16 could end up having artificial intelligence features through another tech brand Apple’s next operating system, iOS 18, is expected to be the first to come with generative AI features, but many are predicting that if this software is available, it might not be a product developed by Apple itself. Apple has been talking with other generative AI developers Apple has reportedly been in talks with OpenAI, Google, and other companies that have more established generative AI products and may be considering the integration of those features into…

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Apple Vision Pro mixed reality headset used for spinal fusion surgery in UK

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A surgical assistant swapped out the HoloLens 2 in favor of the goggles from the iPhone maker. A London surgical assistant recently chose to use the Apple Vision Pro mixed reality headset instead of the HoloLens 2 in order to complete a spinal fusion surgery. The doctor described the change as a groundbreaking one. The device was worn by a scrub nurse Unlike what certain reports had suggested, it wasn’t the surgeons who were wearing the mixed reality goggles. Instead, it was Suvi Verho, a surgical assistant and scrub nurse…

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