Jun 6, 2023

'Ducking hell' to disappear from Apple autocorrect

Apple will improve its autocorrect feature so it stops changing one of the most common swear words to "Ducking". The autocorrect can helpfully substitute a reasoned replacement for a misspelt word while texting, but it can also unintentionally change the meaning. The changes to the function will come as a result of artificial intelligence, in which autocorrect will get better at predicting your next words and phrases by learning the terms that you use regularly, which includes swearing. Elsewhere at the developers' conference, Apple unveiled an augmented reality headset, Apple Vision Pro which will retail at $3,499. Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the new headset "Seamlessly blends the real world and the virtual world".

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