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  • Apple's 2023 CarPlay is an Apple Car preview - and is scaring Detroit

    clemynx said:
    jetpilot said:
    Has anyone yet considered the possibility that this new CarPlay IS the "apple car" project?
    Thousands of Apple employees didn’t work for 9 years just for this. 
    How do you know? You don't work for Apple. Incorporating the new Car Play into every single system of a car and designing it so it works seamlessly across vehicles from numerous manufacturers around the world would take a tremendous effort over an extended period of time from many people with expertise in various areas of the automotive industry. They didn't just cobble this together overnight. As the article states:

    "Apple needs to work hard with automakers to deliver this level of system integration. Never before has CarPlay been able to interface with a car's real-time systems, and that will likely require fine-tuning.

    CarPlay has to be perfect. The average weight of a vehicle is 4,156 pounds, according to a 2020 report from the Environmental Protection Agency. That's a lot more dangerous than rolling out an iOS update that introduces a storage bug."
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  • Apple's 2023 CarPlay is an Apple Car preview - and is scaring Detroit

    Has anyone yet considered the possibility that this new CarPlay IS the "apple car" project?
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  • Satechi X3 Slim Keyboard review: A fantastic alternative to Apple's Magic Keyboard

    jetpilot said:
    The function key on this keyboard is in the exact same location that it is on the Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, so I'm not sure why that's a complaint since the layout is identical to Apple's product. This keyboard is not intended as a replacement for the smaller Apple Magic Keyboard. If you want a Satechi product that's intended to replace the smaller Apple Magic Keyboard then get their Slim X1 Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard. Since the X1 has the same layout as the smaller Apple Magic Keyboard the function key is in the same lower-left location.
     
    Interesting the function key is your primary con and not the fact that this keyboard does not have Touch ID (nor would I expect it to...but that's at least worth a mention in the article).
    The pictures are pretty clear that it doesn't have Touch ID.

    Also, not even all of the keyboards that Apple sells has it, and there are zero third-party keyboards that do. It would be notable if it did -- and it's not notable that it doesn't.
    The pictures are also quite clear that this isn't intended to be an alternative to the Magic Keyboard, but that didn't stop the author from coming up with a reason to complain about the keyboard layout when in reality the layout of this keyboard is identical to Apple's offering.
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  • Satechi X3 Slim Keyboard review: A fantastic alternative to Apple's Magic Keyboard

    The function key on this keyboard is in the exact same location that it is on the Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, so I'm not sure why that's a complaint since the layout is identical to Apple's product. This keyboard is not intended as a replacement for the smaller Apple Magic Keyboard. If you want a Satechi product that's intended to replace the smaller Apple Magic Keyboard then get their Slim X1 Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard. Since the X1 has the same layout as the smaller Apple Magic Keyboard the function key is in the same lower-left location.
     
    Interesting the function key is your primary con and not the fact that this keyboard does not have Touch ID (nor would I expect it to...but that's at least worth a mention in the article).
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  • New Mac mini reference spotted in Studio Display firmware

    What I really hope the new Mac Mini has is more than two USB-C Thunderbolt ports (one of which goes to the monitor). Add a couple more of those ports and I can update my setup without having to jump all the way up to the Mac Studio which has far more power than I actually need (but has plenty of ports).
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