AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8' & delays, health care & HealthKit, headphones, and the CIAThis week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the 'iPhone 8' and delays, healthcare and HealthKit, and mostly-solved vulnerabilities in iOS.
AppleInsider editors Neil Hughes and Victor Marks discuss:
- The expected fall release of 'iPhone 8' and why it might be delayed to ship.
- How Siri learns new languages
- Headphone review: Audeze iSine 10 planar magnetic lightning earphones
- Eero review: Wi-Fi for the masses
- The Republican healthcare plan, Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Conan O'Brien, and Apple's HealthKit
- QardioArm, a new HealthKit compatible blood pressure cuff, and examples of devices that do what Conan was making fun of
- Didi, the Chinese ride-sharing company Apple invested in, has a self-driving test track in Mountain View, CA.
- What to make of the leak that the CIA was exploiting the iPhone, and Apple's statement on the vulnerabilities
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Show note links:
- Why the 'iPhone 8' may see Apple finally adopt OLED
- Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 8' might not feature full-screen OLED sans home button, to launch long after September reveal
- 3D imaging tech in Apple's 'iPhone 8' may push launch past September - report
- Apple exposes how it teaches new languages to Siri, staying ahead of competition
- Audeze's Lightning-connected iSine 10 planar magnetic headphones are the best in-ear set we've ever heard
- Conan O'Brien makes mock Apple health ad, sends up Chaffetz's healthcare comments
- QardioArm blood pressure monitor with HealthKit support comes to Apple's stores & website
- An Otoscope adapter for iPhone, that works with an app on the App Store
- A connected thermometer by Kinsa Health
- An all-day connected thermometer patch, cleared by the FDA
- Connected bathroom scales by Withings Nokia, that work with HealthKit
- Wireless thermometer by Withings Nokia, FDA cleared
- Didi opens self-driving car lab near Apple in California
- WikiLeaks documents show CIA struggling to crack Apple gear, little danger to everyday folk
- Apple says 'many' exploits revealed in CIA leak already patched in latest iOS version
- CIA responds to 'Vault 7' hack leak, WikiLeaks claims only 1% of what it holds was published
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