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Apple Vision Pro features a pair of advanced, custom micro‑OLED displays deliver more pixels than a 4K TV to each eye — for stunning clarity. The Apple Vision Pro is a revolutionary spatial computer that transforms how people work, collaborate, connect, relive memories, and enjoy entertainment. Vision Pro seamlessly blends digital content with the physical world and unlocks powerful spatial experiences in visionOS, controlled by the most natural and intuitive inputs possible — a user’s eyes, hands, and voice. An all-new App Store provides users with access to more than one million compatible apps across iOS and iPadOS, as well as new experiences that take advantage of the unique capabilities of Vision Pro. Oliver Haslam for iMore: ‎ A global…
The United States, the United Kingdom, and more than a dozen other countries on Sunday unveiled what a senior U.S. official described as the first detailed international agreement on how to keep artificial intelligence safe from rogue actors, pushing for companies to create AI systems that are “secure by design.” Reuters: ‎ In a 20-page document unveiled Sunday, the 18 countries agreed that companies designing and using AI need to develop and deploy it in a way that keeps customers and the wider public safe from misuse. The agreement is non-binding and carries mostly general recommendations such as monitoring AI systems for abuse, protecting data from tampering and vetting software suppliers. The agreement is the latest in a series of…
Apple Pay Australia’s government said on Monday it would bring Apple Pay, Alphabet’s knockoff Google Pay, and other also-ran digital payment services under the same regulatory umbrella as credit cards and other payments as part of legislation set to be introduced to parliament this week. Reuters: ‎ Digital wallets from the likes of Apple, Google, and WeChat developer Tencent have exploded in popularity but are not captured by Australian payments law. The legislation, first flagged last month, will broaden the legislation that empowers the Reserve Bank of Australia to regulate payments so that it applies to new and emerging technology. “We are modernising Australia’s payments system to ensure it meets the needs of our economy now and into the future,”…
Apple Pay will soon be required to comply with rules already imposed on credit cards and EFTPOS transactions in Australia. Apple says these new rules will stifle innovation. Apple Pay Stephanie Borys for ABC News: ‎ Treasurer Jim Chalmers has argued that new payment systems, like digital wallets, should be regulated in the same way as credit cards, EFTPOS and other transactions… “As payments increasingly become digital, our payments system needs to remain fit for purpose so that it delivers for consumers and small businesses,” Jim Chalmers said in a statement. But in a submission to the federal government during the consultation process, Apple argued the regulation would harm the emerging technology. “Apple believes the proposed expansion … will increase…
The government of New South Wales in Australia today announced that the Opal ticketing system now supports Express Mode for Apple Pay payments, allowing the fare card to be added to the Wallet app on a compatible iPhone or Apple Watch for tap-and-go payments across the public transport network. Express Transit mode allows users to pay for rides without having to wake or unlock their ‌iPhone‌ or Apple Watch, or open the Opal app. The mode also bypasses the need to authenticate with Face ID, Touch ID, or a passcode. Users simply need to hold their ‌iPhone‌ or Apple Watch near the contactless payment reader until a checkmark appears on the display. Transport for NSW undertook a staggered rollout of…
Early next year, Apple is planning a retail launch of its Vision Pro headset in America with appointment-only sales and in-store promotions in its retail store chain. Apple Vision Pro: Apple’s first spatial computer Mark Gurman for Bloomberg News: The company will designate special areas in the stores with seating, headset demo units and tools to size accessories for buyers. While the device will be sold at all of Apple’s roughly 270 US locations, the company is planning the sections for the Vision Pro initially at stores in major areas — such as New York and Los Angeles — before rolling them out nationwide, according to people with knowledge of the plans. Apple said it will offer the headset in…
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