Shortly before the publication of the first Neanderthal genome, a number of researchers had seen hints that there might be something strange lurking in the statistics of the human genome. The publication of the genome erased any doubts about these hints and provided a clear identity for the strangeness: a few percent of the bases in European and Asian populations came from our now-extinct relatives.
But what if we didn’t have the certainty provided by the Neanderthal genome? That’s the situation we find ourselves in now, as several studies have
Apple is seriously considering the possibility of allowing users to change the default apps for Web browsing, mail, or music on their iPhones. The company might also allow users to listen to Spotify or other music streaming services besides Apple Music via Siri on the iPhone or on the HomePod smart speaker.
These revelations were outlined in a report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman this morning, who cited multiple people familiar with Apple’s internal plans.
While Apple’s plans are not final, the changes could go into effect as soon as Apple’s iOS 14 release later this year, which means