OpenAI reports ChatGPT’s availability is currently mobile on the iOS operating system which makes the AI chatbot accessible on desktop and Apple smartphones while other OS platforms wait their turn. The ChatGPT app on Apple App Store is developed with a price tag for premium users’, likewise designing the mobile app to be free of ads, yet the iOS app retains its functions to access voice input to generate results.
OpenAI announced that ChatGPT for iOS is currently available in its host country while the rest of the world, especially Africa awaits the app to be released globally like Android users. It feels like the US region where ChatGPT is currently available is a beta platform that tests the accuracy of the mobile app before releasing the AI chatbot for global use to avoid mishaps after launching the mobile app.
The ChatGPT app development for iOS did not drift from its cause as a generative AI chatbot that allows users to interact with the built-in AI system. The AI chatbot app preaches about seamless innovation whereby users do not need to access the traditional search engine to determine accuracy in resolving inquisition.
The OpenAI flagship AI chatbot is similar to the function of a search engine but does a better job with inquisition in the provision of systemic results. For context, the ChatGPT app is developed to respond to voice input and give relatable answers instantly, tips and tailored advice, educative research references, creative inspiration, aiding professional input, and many more enticing features.
The ChatGPT release on the Apple platform will impact more users to indulge in interacting with the AI chatbot since Apple’s Siri can’t serve its users than the AI chatbot is projected to function. Recall that Siri is a mere virtual assistant compared with OpenAI’s flagship AI chatbot that does more than generate human-like content.
Still, do not contradict the Siri function pared with ChatGPT’s function developed into a mobile app. For context, Siri’s domain is the entire device that is capable of locating, launching, and hiding the AI chatbot app in the device on command, while the ChatGPT domain hovers in-app without extending its functions with third-party app integration.
However, Apple remains the tech giant yet to adopt AI technology to alter its presence in the tech ecosystem. The ChatGPT penetration in the Apple system as a mobile app is expected to impact Tim Cook’s consent to join the AI technology race to innovation.
ChatGPT for iOS has a grave impact on Google which doesn’t involve its AI chatbot product but impact the search giant because Google’s search engine today benefits from being the default search engine in Safari on Apple’s devices. The mobile version of OpenAI’s chatbot is developed to sync with its users’ activities on the device whereby interacting with the device history.
ChatGPT for iOS does not retire the device’s built-in virtual assistant due to the unlimited access to the device’s operational history, yet it gives iPhone users a chance to interact with their research. ChatGPT-4 will also be available on the mobile app as a premium version that demands a $20 monthly subscription to experience altered app function.
OpenAI reported that the AI chatbot release will be available in the U.S. today but it will expand to other countries in the “coming weeks.” the AI chatbot for Android is also teased as “coming soon,” leaving Android users on its waitlist till further notice. However, we hoped the mobile app development is inclined with the previous report OpenAI announced about developing an open-source version of its AI chatbot.