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News Roundup – May 19, 2017

In case you missed anything, sink your teeth into our the top stories of the past week

1. iOS 10.3.2

Apple release the latest version of iOS with a ton of security improvements and bug fixes. There’s nothing new and flashy here, but it’s definitely worth upgrading as soon as possible. Read the story!

2. iPhone patents

Apple has been granted a whopping fifty-six new patents, making the inclusion of an edge-to-edge display with embedded Touch ID look more likely than ever for the iPhone 8. Read the story!

3. Google Assistant

Google just brought its AI assistant to iOS for the first time – critics say that despite some limitations, it gives Siri a good run for its money. Read the story!

4. Design for Everyone

To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Apple launched a series of videos showing off real-life user stories behind some of its accessibility features. Read the story!

5. Apple Park

Apple is nearly finished building its new “Spaceship” campus, and an impressive new drone video shows its development over the past year. Read the story!


Apple’s Tim Cook has been testing a glucose tracker ahead of its inclusion in a future Apple Watch – via 9to5Mac

Soggy pizza? Not anymore – Apple has designed, patented and built its own pizza box – via Engadget

Apple prepares Siri to compete with other intelligent assistants in a new wave of smart devices  – via TechCrunch