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This Is the HomePod, Apple's New Home Speaker and Amazon Echo Competitor
- June 06, 2017

Customers can also use the HomePod with Apple's HomeKit system, meaning they can control smart lightbulbs, door locks and thermostats with voice commands - just as they can with the Amazon Echo and Google Home . This device rolls with a "wide range of deep, rich bass" as well as "smooth, distortion-free sound" - so says Apple . The HomePod goes on sale in the US, UK and Australia in December and will coat $329. (more...)
Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'
- June 06, 2017

Apple is touting the fact that the HomePod is packed with drivers, delivering superior audio to the Amazon Echo and competitors like Alphabet Inc's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Home . The new MacOS High Sierra will also be rolled out later this year , offering a smart photos feature to make it easier to find what you're looking for. (more...)
Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show
- June 06, 2017

The Messages app has also been given a lick of paint, with Apple adding cross-device syncing and a redesigned app drawer. At launch you'll get all of the biggest, hottest languages, including English, French, German and Chinese. If the device detects that you're in a moving vehicle, the screen will remain black without any notifications, and if you try to turn it on it will remind you not to fiddle with your phone while driving. (more...)
Amazon Prime Video to come to Apple devices
- June 06, 2017

But now Apple TV users will have a way to watch Amazon content. Apple's developer extravaganza WWDC 2017 is now underway and the Cupertino giant kicked off the keynote address with the announcement of upgrades coming to Apple TV. Amazon and Apple declined to comment on how their differences have affected customers. According to former Amazon employees, the company at times brings in tangential business concerns as leverage in negotiations. (more...)
IPhone to get a "Do Not Disturb while Driving" mode
- June 06, 2017

The iPad Pro also received some love from Apple . The wait for iOS 11 is finally over. Apple announced a new version of iOS , a new update for macOS , updates to watchOS, improvements to tvOS, updates to its MacBook Pro line, and a new iMac Pro. (more...)
Apple unveils macOS High Sierra with focus on 'refinement'
- June 06, 2017

While there's no flagship feature, the software comes with a range of improvements not only to Safari , but also the likes of the Photos app with a range of new editing tools and the introduction of Apple's new file system, APFS. Currently, all Mac machines since 1985 have been using Hierarchical File System (HFS), another proprietary Apple file system that has since been succeeded by HFS+ with support for much larger files. (more...)
Apple, Amazon to join bid for Toshiba chip business Apple, Amazon to join bid for Toshiba chip business
- June 06, 2017

Foxconn's chairman Terry Gou has said today that Apple and Amazon will be back their bid for Toshiba Corp's semiconductor business. Representatives for Apple and Amazon declined to comment. That is the first public confirmation the Apple and Amazon are joining Hon Hai in the bid. Therefore, there has been speculation that Hon Hai, with a number of plants in mainland China, was unlikely to win the bidding war. (more...)
The 6 Biggest Things Apple Announced Today
- June 06, 2017

It unveiled the Apple Watch in September 2014. Along with the new Messages features comes Apple Pay support for person-to-person payments. More advanced on-device learning will also allow Siri to understand information more contextually, providing integration of data and queries across multiple apps, such as analyzing what you're looking at in Safari to later offer references in the News app. (more...)
Sequel To Acclaimed Indie Game Monument Valley Out Now Sequel To Acclaimed Indie Game Monument Valley Out Now
- June 06, 2017

Considering Monument Valley 2 was unveiled earlier today at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, I suspect we won't be seeing it on Android all that soon. There's not much else to know about Monument Valley 2 at this time, as the App Store page is pretty barebones. "We wanted to find the flawless reason to return to Monument Valley , and the story of a mother who's not only a parent but a creator of this world is a narrative we felt compelled to tell", says Dan Gray, the head of ... (more...)
MacOS High Sierra: Everything You Need To Know
- June 06, 2017

Ever since System 8, the Mac has utilized the HFS+ file system to keep our documents and directories running smoothly, but at last year's WWDC a new Apple File System (APFS ) was announced . And if you think your photos are gallery- or album-worthy, Apple has now partnered with third-party apps to give you more publishing and printing options. (more...)
Apple brings "Do not disturb while driving" to iOS 11
- June 06, 2017

The watchface seems like a mashup between Google Now and your Facebook feed - it will show you photos of old memories from previous years - and make recommendations for you. With consumers less interested in buying new tablets, Apple has increased its focus on designing tablets for professionals to do much of the same work that they usually perform on a laptop computer. (more...)
Apple WWDC rumor round-up: what to expect
- June 06, 2017

With iOS 11 , the voice sounds more natural with better inflections. Although the format is not exclusive to Apple , it's not yet clear how well the photos will work with non-Apple software and devices, which mostly use JPEG. iOS 11 on the iPad is very much influenced by macOS, and you can now swipe up on the display to access a new multitasking menu that'll show you all the apps you currently have running. (more...)
J.Crew gets new CEO; Mickey Drexler still chairman
- June 06, 2017

Retail's old guard has officially come to an end: Mickey Drexler , the " merchant prince " of retail, is stepping down as J.Crew's CEO. Drexler and Lyons were a formidable duo, tripling J.Crew's sales from 2003 to 2013. Brett, Drexler's successor, was once an executive at Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie, but he's best known for working a successful turnaround at West Elm, where he sought to bring "personality and soul" back into the design since he became president of the company in ... (more...)
How to watch the Apple WWDC17 live stream
- June 06, 2017

Only the most recent messages will be kept on the device to save storage space. If, as indicated, Apple's smart glasses are Siri-Supportive, it could introduce a never-before attempted level of interaction between a user and the smart glass. (more...)
New Siri speaker expected as Apple takes on Amazon's Alexa
- June 06, 2017

The company followed through with these deletions, even pulling as many as 47,300 apps from its store during one month last fall. To watch, you'll need an iPhone , iPad, or iPod touch with Safari on iOS 7.0 or later; a Mac with Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X v10.8.5 or later; or a PC with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 . (more...)
Major change in iOS 11 teased ahead of WWDC 2017 keynote
- June 06, 2017

Apple is holding their WWDC 2017 Keynote later today, the company will unveil a range of new hardware and software at the event and the Apple Store has now gone offline. The technology has been rolled out for iOS, but is yet to be ported to Apple's desktops and laptop computers. " Apple has got to have this speaker, because they need Siri to not only be relevant but (to) use Siri as a place where they can add other services and capabilities", said Bob O'Donnell, president of ... (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo looks unbelievably real in the stunning new 'FIFA 18' trailer
- June 06, 2017

But Ronaldo has taken over, and you can see him star in the latest trailer above. "It's a great feeling and I am grateful to have been chosen", he said. The first trailer is expected to be posted on the company's YouTube channel , along with some gameplay that shows just what kind of refinements the developer has put into the Frostbite game engine. (more...)
Bettors still believe in underdog Cavaliers in series, Game 2
- June 06, 2017

A year ago he kept close tabs on Steph Curry on screens but he was helped by the Warriors star carrying a knock. Such as? Well, such as Green getting suspended by the league for a game after taking a swipe at LeBron James' nether regions to accumulate too many National Basketball Association demerits. (more...)
Battle of the voice assistants-Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant Battle of the voice assistants-Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant
- June 05, 2017

For Apple, its Siri voice assistant remains popular, but for the first time in a while, it's feeling the heat from the competition. The world's largest company will hold its annual developers' conference this week, an event where it often unveils software and tools for programmers. (more...)
Apple TV will receive Amazon Prime Video "later this year"
- June 05, 2017

Cook didn't provide any other updates about Apple TV. That's an unusual departure, as Apple usually reveals at least a few new tvOS software features at its developer conference. Whispers that claimed Amazon Prime Video would be coming to Apple TV began making the rounds last month , and indeed, it turns out that those anonymous sources within Apple were correct. (more...)

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