OPINION - Airpods, iPhone 15, and perhaps more expected at Apple Event 2023: Tech and Science Daily podcast


Ahead of Tuesday’s Apple Event 2023, Tech Reporter Saqib Shah explains why the iPhone 15 is expected to represent a series of incremental upgrades, rather than dramatic changes.

Saqib tells Tech & Science Daily what he’s expecting from the event, whether Apple will ever consider making a folding device, and reveals the one Apple product he’s really hoping for an update on.

Meta is apparently stocking up on microchips capable of training up its own AI chatbot.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the social media giant has been buying Nvidia H100 AI-training chips, and has set GPT-4 as the bar for its next AI model.

In the UK, September has smashed the record for the most consecutive days with highs above 30 degrees celsius.

Senior Meteorologist at the Met Office Alex Burkill explains what caused the heatwave, and whether it’s yet another indication of global warming.

Britain’s maritime industry wants an extra £2-billion from the government to help it decarbonise the sector.

Maritime UK said the money would help the industry develop green fuels, improve port infrastructure and create new types of technology to reduce carbon emissions.

Also in this episode:

BMW is set to announce it’ll make the new electric Mini in the UK, engineers from the University of Exeter are working on ways to switch diesel vehicles to greener alternatives, and Tim Burton hits out at AI-generated art.

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