AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8' rumors, a rumored iPad event, and which W1 headphone...

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in General Discussion edited February 24
This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the 'iPhone 8', the iPad event coming up, AirPods vs Powerbeats3, and more.


iPhone 8 concept by iMore


AppleInsider editors Neil Hughes and Victor Marks talk about:
  • Apple reportedly snaps up Israeli facial recognition company RealFace for $2 million
  • 'iPhone 8' to include game changing 3D facial recognition tech in FaceTime camera
  • Apple's acoustic imaging technology might replace Touch ID in future iPhones
  • Apple plans $51M expansion of Reno iCloud data center, codenamed 'Project Isabel'
  • Apple rumored to eliminate 32GB tier with 'iPhone 8,' with capacity starting at 64GB
  • AirPods vs. Powerbeats3: Which Apple W1 headphones are better for working out and exercising?
  • Apple unlikely to develop an Echo-like standalone Siri speaker - report
  • Rumor: Apple to launch 'iPad Pro 2,' red iPhone 7, 128GB iPhone SE at March event
  • Harman debuts first wireless Apple CarPlay integration, launches with BMW 5 Series sedan
  • Apple Watch & ResearchKit epilepsy study concludes, gleans insight on seizure triggers
  • Federal court rules police can't force building-wide iPhone fingerprint unlocks
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Comments

  • Reply 1 of 2
    poksipoksi Posts: 480member
    Did they fix the call dropping bug on W1 yet? If not, I'll pass for now...
  • Reply 2 of 2
    cgWerkscgWerks Posts: 25member
    I've been pretty disappointed with Siri so far, and especially use in the car. I used to use an iPod touch until I got my iPhone SE last year. I was so looking forward to, what I assumed would be, a better hands-free experience. Well, I've been left pretty disappointed. With all the danger and talk about distracted driving, and texting and such, I think Apple really let society down. I don't see any reason why Siri or other hands-free options shouldn't work better in the car. My only hunch, is that they've purposely nerf'd it to push Car Play. If that's the case, that's really, really sad (actually, kind of disgusting!). I mean, you can't even answer a phone call, hands-free, for crying out loud! I certainly expected it to be able to do basic stuff, like: - properly route audio - announce who is calling - answer or hang-up a call - resume what was previously being played when the call interrupted How many years old is the iPhone now... and such basic things are missing?
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