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Top 4 Free LiDAR apps for your iPhone12 or iPad

Fernando Herrera shows the best LiDAR applications for iPhone 12 and iPad pro with Lidar Scanners. Review the top 4 lidar apps on the app store, and gives notes on what they offer since they each have their pros and cons. LiDAR scanning technology is available for iPhone 12’s iPad Pros, and those devices that […]

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What is LiDAR and Why is It on Apple Devices All of a Sudden?

Recently, I got an iPhone 12 Max and I’m going around everywhere I go 3D scanning things with the built-in LiDAR. As to why said LiDAR sensor is there in the first place, my only explanation is augmented reality and/or VR. Here’s a review of how the technology works. With the launch of the Apple […]

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How Apple Just Changed the Entire Industry with the M1 Chip

ColdFusion TV explains why the M1 chip will have a lasting impact on the entire computing industry.

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Apple Privacy

Why Apple Will Scan All Your Photos

Here’s an interesting take on Apple’s move to scan all the photos on your device. The odd is a strange one given Apple’s efforts in the past to protect consumer privacy. Sources: https://www.theregister.com/2021/08/05/apple_csam_scanning/ https://thehackernews.com/2021/08/apple-to-scan-every-device-for-child.html https://www.ft.com/content/14440f81-d405-452f-97e2-a81458f5411f https://twitter.com/matthew_d_green/status/1423110719533371393 https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/1423469854347169798 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-fbi-icloud-exclusive-idUSKBN1ZK1CT https://www.apple.com/child-safety/pdf/CSAM_Detection_Technical_Summary.pdf https://www.apple.com/child-safety/ https://threatpost.com/affiliate-leaks-conti-ransomware-playbook/168442/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/angry-conti-ransomware-affiliate-leaks-gangs-attack-playbook/ https://therecord.media/disgruntled-ransomware-affiliate-leaks-the-conti-gangs-technical-manuals/ https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/08/ransomware-gangs-and-the-name-game-distraction/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-govt-offers-10-million-reward-for-tips-on-nation-state-hackers/

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Apple’s Machine Learning Researchers Have Developed A No-Code AI Platform Called ‘Trinity’ For Complex Spatial Datasets
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Machine Learning Researchers at Apple Have Developed A No-Code AI Platform for Complex Spatial Datasets

Apple’s machine learning research team has developed a no-code Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform called Trinity. This AI is designed to enable machine learning researchers and non-technical geospatial domain experts alike to experiment with different signals or datasets in order to solve problems on their own, such as complex issues that arise from the world around […]

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What Your Phone Sends Every 5 Minutes to Apple or Google

Apple’s push into privacy may be mostly talk as a new privacy study analyzed which data smartphones transmit to Apple and Google, even with telemetry options disabled. It turns out, iPhones and Androids not only send a number of identifiers on average every 5 minutes, some network connections even include location and nearby devices. Professor […]

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Apple Hardware

Linus Says “Don’t build a Hackintosh” Why?

I had considered building a Hackintosh, but decided to pick up a used iMac to render Apple Motion videos. I’m glad I went this route and Linus Tech Tips explains why.

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Official tailored Swift for Windows support promised in 5.3
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Swift for Windows?

I’ll file this under “Things I never thought would happen.” Of course, that seems to be the theme for 2020. The team working on the Swift programming language has said its goals for the upcoming version 5.3 will include “adding support for Windows and additional Linux distributions.” Read more www.theregister.co.uk

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Swift language targets machine learning
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Swift language targets machine learning

Swift is headed towards a decidedly heavy AI future. The core development team behind Apple’s Swift programming language has set priorities including refining the language for use in machine learning. Ambitions in the machine learning space are part of plans to invest in “user-empowering directions” for the language. Apple is not the only company with […]

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