Apple fixes its 'ducking' autocorrect drawback

Our prayers have been answered. 

Apple’s upcoming iOS 17 iPhone software program will embrace a brand new tweak that stops the cellphone’s autocorrect perform from altering a sure curse phrase (you already know the one) to “ducking,” the corporate introduced this week at its Worldwide Builders Convention.

The change is made doable by “a state-of-the-art on-device machine studying language mannequin for phrase prediction,” Apple mentioned, which can study a person’s most-used phrases and preferences and alter its corrections accordingly, per NPR. 

“In these moments the place you simply need to kind a ducking phrase, effectively, the keyboard will study it, too,” mentioned Craig Federighi, the corporate’s senior vice chairman of software program engineering. Computerized solutions “will probably be primarily based on the phrases and phrases you utilize most and it’ll additionally apply to voice dictation,” added The Washington Submit. 

Apple additionally at WWDC unveiled its new $3,500 blended actuality headset and a 15-inch Macbook Air, amongst different improvements and merchandise.