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Apple's Metal to Support VR in High Sierra

Instead of asking a website to not track your activity, Safari in High Sierra will use machine learning to actively block the trackers. Spotlight now controls search within mail . Metal 2 could ...

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Apple Pay is soon launching person-to-person payments

In the past, Apple Pay has been something to use at stores both online and in-person. The feature will be integrated directly into iMessage, so users can send money directly within a conversation ...

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Apple unveils the newest version of macOS High Sierra at WWDC 2017

VR support is also a first for macOS and Macs, and it's introduced via a Thunderbolt 3 GPU , which is underpinned by an AMD Radeon RX 850, which can be hooked up to the Mac. Safari will identify t...

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Amazon-Apple TV deal shows tough road to cooperation for tech rivals

Apple will also have new tools for organizing photos and creating sharable videos. The new iPad Pros are the first iPad models to ship with Apple's second-generation Touch ID fingerprint sensor...

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WWDC 2017: Apple launches iOS 11, updates to watchOS

The new iMac will be available at the end of the year and can be configured with up to CPU 18 cores and Graphical Processing Units with performance of up to 22 Teraflops. The new iMac Pro is a Xeon-po...

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IOS 11: Apple's Familiar Yet Wildly Futuristic OS

A prototype of Apple's new HomePod is displayed during the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference ( WWDC ) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 5, 2017 in San Jose, California. It will work ...

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Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

But the product seems directly inspired by existing smart speakers from Amazon and Google. The conference is typically devoted to software updates and this year, Apple released a series of new feat...

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Apple unveils ways to squash distracted driving in iOS 11; new Maps

Apple isn't just going after Amazon. Apple is still expected to announce an Amazon rival: a Siri smart speaker. Users will be able to see Apple Maps, Apple's navigation application, while d...

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How lucrative Apple's App Store has been for developers over the years

Millennials use mobile peer-to-peer payments services and apps to split the cost of everything from a night out to more substantial costs, such as rent. Distant from today's announcement, the new F...

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Apple Introduces New Faster iMac and MacBook Pro

All of the devices will be shipping from today and in stores from June 7. The company also announced a brand new iMac model directed at high end Pro users. The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro features...

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Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

And Siri is getting a more "natural" voice and a male counterpart. Created to work with an Apple Music subscription and featuring built-in Siri technology, the nearly 7-inch HomePod will come in...

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Apple unveils updates and a world without apps

Apple's smart assistant is about to get a lot smarter. Apple has also boosted Siri through the use of deep learning to have a more natural sounding female and male voice. Notably, Apple is announcing ...

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Apple unveils 'HomePod' connected speaker at WWDC

HomePod will taking Amazon Echo and Google Home , which have been building momentum in the market for voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the i...

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Apple's new iOS update aims to make driving with your iPhone safer

Apple is also doubling the storage space on these models, and the larger model will have a version with 512 GB of storage. Apple Pay: The company also introduced a person-to-person payment feature t...

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Apple Pay takes on Venmo with personal money transfers

Apple made some major announcements at its WWDC 2017 keynote address on Monday and gave some key details about its upcoming iOS 11 platform. Recode first reported in April that Apple was wor...

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Apple battle rivals with new 'HomePod' to reinvent home audio

The HomePod will first hit the US, Australian and United Kingdom markets in December and carries a US$349 price tag - although Australian pricing has yet to be revealed, we'd peg the local stick aro...

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WatchOS 4: What we know about Apple's new Watch OS

WatchOS 4: What we know about Apple's new Watch OS

With the latter feature, you can pair your Apple Watch with gym equipment over NFC to enable two-way data sharing between the devices , which will ensure that stats like your calories burned and he...

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The 11 best new features in iOS 11

Yet it isn't as bulky as the 12.9-inch model. The control center has been redesigned and fits on a single sheet, and supports 3D Touch for a range of actions. The rear cameras are capable of 4K video ...

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WatchOS 4 Focuses on Fundamentals (And Fun)

This update also brings a stream of information from Siri - using machine learning to make the best guess at what you'll want next. Previously you had the choice of either Minnie or Mickey mouse. Yo...

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Apple Watch will sync with your treadmill to share workout data

Glanceable information on the watch face isn't a new concept-plenty of Apple Watch faces include information like date, time, and calendar events. The third face uses popular Toy Story characters ...

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Apple Unveils New IMac Pro

AMD's new Radeon Vega graphics pack up to 16GB of VRAM and promise 400GB per second memory bandwidth. Those pining for a highly competent workhorse can finally put down their pitchforks and eye off ...

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HTC Vive VR gaming arrives on Mac OS computers

Craig Federighi, the company's senior vice president of software engineering, offered the example of using AMD's Radeon RX 580 in a Thunderbolt 3 enclosure with a MacBook. With a streamlined API, pr...

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Amazon's Prime is officially coming to Apple TV this year

The developer preview is open today, and will roll out to all customers this fall. Apple has revealed the macOS High Sierra for computers. The company is also reportedly working on a home speake...

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Apple introduces 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

The pricing of Apple's device was shared at the conference in comparison to both smart home speakers as well as premium audio speakers. Pulling music from the Apple library, the speaker was presen...

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Apple announces iOS11 and other tech features at WWDC

Apple announces iOS11 and other tech features at WWDC

It will be interesting to see if Apple can convince us that sound matters this much in a home assistant. The device was previewed on stage Monday at WWDC , Apple's annual developer conference i...

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Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

At Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose , Phil Schiller , one of its marketing executives, said: "I..." The US tech firm has said the speaker will hit retailers in the US, UK and Aust...

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Apple kicks off event with virtual reality, browser privacy

Some of these are more cosmetic: along with an adjusted female voice, you'll be able to change Siri to a male voice. Besides shaving off the bezel, and thus making it impossible to grip in portrai...

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Apple is giving the iPhone a 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

Apple is giving the iPhone a 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

For passengers, this DnD feature can be disabled. Then, after I find it, I wind up stumbling around the interface, trying apply Chrome's tab behaviors to a different browser. Using new artificial inte...

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NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

Viewership for the first two games of Golden State Warriors-Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals this year is up 5% on ABC in total Nielsen viewers to 19.2 million, versus the same two games of a ye...

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IOS 11, Siri speaker, new MacBooks and everything else

New iMacs and MacBook laptops start shipping Monday. Activity notifications in watchOS 4 will be more personalized. An early glimpse at updates to iPhone and Mac software has become a tradi...

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