Cover Photo Major News from WWDC 2024 featuring Apple Intelligence, Elon Musk, ChatGPT, Siri and Google Gemini

Apple Unveils Apple Intelligence at WWDC 2024

At the WWDC 2024 event on Monday, Apple introduced Apple Intelligence, its new generative AI platform. CEO Tim Cook emphasized the focus on personalization, privacy, and integration across Apple’s operating systems. SVP Craig Federighi highlighted the use of personal data and on-device processing. The update includes significant enhancements to Siri, App Intents for app integration, and multitasking improvements. Features like Genmoji for customized emojis and Image Playground for image generation were also announced. Apple Intelligence will be integrated into various apps and available on iOS, iPadOS 18, macOS Sequoia, and visionOS 2.

Apple Integrates ChatGPT into Siri and Apps

During the WWDC 2024 keynote in Cupertino on Monday, Apple announced the integration of ChatGPT, OpenAI’s AI chatbot, into Siri and first-party apps. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman expressed excitement about the partnership, emphasizing safety and innovation. Siri will leverage ChatGPT for expert advice, allowing users to ask complex questions with photos or related to documents. The integration will be available on iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia later this year. Premium features will be accessible to OpenAI subscribers, ensuring privacy with no stored requests or exposed IP addresses.

Elon Musk Threatens to Ban Apple Devices Over ChatGPT Integration

However, Elon Musk raises concerns over Apple’s integration of OpenAI’s ChatGPT into its devices. Musk threatens to ban iPhones from his companies if Apple proceeds with the OS-level integration, citing privacy issues. Apple assures user consent before sharing data with ChatGPT via Siri for expert advice. Musk advocates for a dedicated app approach for OpenAI. The integration offers system-wide access to ChatGPT for writing tools, generating content and images. Apple and OpenAI emphasize user control and privacy protection. Integration to iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia coming soon. Users can connect ChatGPT account for paid features under ChatGPT’s policies. Musk’s concerns highlight privacy debates surrounding AI integrations.

Apple Confirms Future Collaboration with Google’s Gemini

After unveiling Apple Intelligence and integrating ChatGPT into Siri through a partnership with OpenAI at WWDC 2024, SVP Craig Federighi announces plans to collaborate with other third-party models. Apple aims to work with Google Gemini in the future, as revealed in a post-keynote discussion. The integration of OpenAI’s ChatGPT will precede other third-party models later this year, offering users free access without the need for an account or premium services. Siri will prompt users before redirecting queries to external models, ensuring transparency and user control over privacy. Stay tuned for further developments in Apple’s integration with Google Gemini and other third-party models.