It’s about time… for a brand new Apple Watch.
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This week on The CultCast: What does Apple have in retailer for the subsequent era of  Watch? We spherical up the present rumors and reveal our Sequence three want listing. Then: May Face ID really change Contact ID on iPhone eight? We have now considerations. Plus: Proof 4K Apple TV is true across the nook; extra unimaginable demos of ARKit; and we share our favourite new exhibits, motion pictures and board video games in an all-new What We’re Into!

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CultCast #296 – What’s subsequent for  Watch?
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Apple Plans to Launch a Mobile-Succesful Watch to Break iPhone Ties

Blurry photograph may verify iPhone eight Contact ID fears

  • An obvious iPhone eight photograph straight out of Foxconn has confirmed one in all our largest fears for Contact ID: It will likely be relocated to the again of the gadget.
  • Apple has been working to embed its fingerprint scanner into the iPhone’s show, however in line with quite a few stories, the know-how gained’t be prepared in time for this yr’s large refresh.
  • Mark Gurman at Bloomberg: Apple’s pitch come September might be that Face ID is faster, safer, and extra correct than Contact ID. Folks inside Apple say it’s.
  • Safety implications
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iPhone eight facial recognition will unlock your telephone even when it’s mendacity down

  • The brand new iPhone eight might be able to unlocking with its face recognition even when it’s mendacity flat in your desk, a brand new report from The Info suggests.
  • This data seems to again up a report revealed in Bloomberg earlier this yr. That report famous that:
    • [The facial recognition sensor’s] pace and accuracy are focal factors of the characteristic. It may possibly scan a consumer’s face and unlock the iPhone inside just a few hundred milliseconds, the individual mentioned. It’s designed to work even when the gadget is laying flat on a desk, reasonably than simply shut as much as the face.”

4K Apple TV seemingly confirmed by HomePod leak

    • Over the previous few weeks the HomePod’s software program has revealed a variety of upcoming options on unannounced merchandise. Sleuthing builders unearthed data on the iPhone eight’s facial scanning and SmartCamera options. Now there seems to be some particulars of the brand new Apple TV inside too.
    • iOS developer Guilherme Rambo found references to each Dolby Imaginative and prescient and HDR10 coloration codecs for 4K video within the HomePod’s software program.

This ARKit app teleports you into an ’80s music video

This ARKit app teleports you into an ’80s music video

  • Ever surprise what it could be prefer to stay inside an ’80s music video? Due to Apple’s new ARKit software program, you may stay that dream with a brand new app that attracts inspiration from the favored music video for A-ha’s “Take On Me.”

Measure the sq. footage of your room with ARKit

Digital instructions and tags of AR POS

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