Many thanked Apple for finally listening to users who had been complaining for years that they wanted the freedom to use profanity without having to tweak their messages to feature tiny waterfowl. . Some praise Apple’s fix “Ducking problem‘, while others argued that ‘we have finally been freed from the tyranny of the ducks’.
“The moment you want to type a ducking word, the keyboard learns it,” Craig Federighi, Apple’s head of software, said during an event in Cupertino, Calif., explaining that the keyboard fills in the characters you type. Using the same technology that powers ChatGPT, Blank will make your suggestions even more personalized. So, as The Post reported, auto-suggestions will be based on the words and phrases you use most often, and will also apply to voice dictation.
Apple’s feature has led to jokes about technology censoring profanity, such as products containing the phrase “Dear Autocorrect, it’s never a duck.” T-shirt and mug.
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Apple didn’t specifically mention artificial intelligence at its annual software showcase, but its newly announced keyboard update is one way its impact was felt during the high-profile event.
Federighi said the software brings “a big update to the intelligence” of the iPhone keyboard, making its features “more accurate than ever”, resulting in more relevant text based on frequently used words and phrases. Suggestions can now be provided to users.
Apple announced several other features and products on Monday, including a new MacBook and a $3,499 mixed reality headset known as the Vision Pro.
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Tatum Hunter, Chris Velazco, Geoffrey A. Fowler, and Heather Kelly contributed to this report.