Apple’s loudest critics say the tech giant is playing catch up in the AI race. They blaming its underperformance last year, at least compared to its megacap tech peers like Nvidia, Amazon, Microsoft and Google, on its lack of a clear generative AI strategy. But long-term, Apple could be the dark horse to watch for, especially in the next technological shift that experts say is coming to gen AI. Its vertical integration of hardware, software, silicon and services gives it an edge. This week on TechCheck, why Apple could be playing the long game better than anyone else.