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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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Warriors beat Cavs 132-113, take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

Golden State improved to 14-0 this postseason and is trying to become the first group to go unbeaten all the way to a title. To go along with 32 points, 10 rebounds , and 11 assists , he also tur...

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IOS 11: Apple's Achingly Familiar Yet Wildly Futuristic OS

Cook also praised the Apple developer community which has 16 million registered developers and added three million a year ago. Amazon Prime Video will be arriving to Apple TV with tvOS later this ye...

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Apple kicks off event with new iMacs, Amazon coming to TV

Siri can do those things, too, but Apple's pitch for Siri-powered HomePod is instead focused heavily on music - the company appears to bank on consumers paying for smart speakers that deliver high...

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Apple taking on Venmo with peer-to-peer payments

The update now places Apple Pay in direct competition with PayPal ( PYPL ), Square (SQ) and Venmo . The service which will debut along with iOS 11 later this year, will be directly integr...

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Apple launches new iPad Pros with HDR screens

Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller speaks during the opening keynote address the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC ) at the San Jose Convention Center. ...

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Apple refreshes larger iPad Pro with 10.5-inch display

In fact, I wasn't even able to touch it. Apple Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) for 2017 is right around the corner. For the first time ever on a Mac, iMac Pro features 10Gb Ethernet for ...

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Apple's New HomePod Looks Fine as Hell

Onstage, Apple quickly translated a sentence from English to Chinese - at launch, the feature will include translation support in Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Live Photos are more...

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The App store is getting a redesign

Apple Pay: This is a big one - Apple Pay is now available for person-to-person payments. "AR like you've never seen it before". The iMac Pro blends the super-thin design of the standard Apple ...

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" "Apple throws an iPad Hail Mary with 10.5" and 12.9" Pro tablets

The HomePod is also a smart assistant powered by Siri that includes query support for News , Messages, Podcasts, Stocks, Weather, Sports, Reminders, Alarms & Timers, and Traffic. Files supports mos...

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New iPad-Specific Features on iOS 11 That will Boost Your Productivity

The renewed focus on curation is intriguing - it will, in theory, improve app discovery, boosting revenue and competition. Apple Inc . said it is injecting more artificial intelligence into its ...

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IOS 11 Officially Eliminates 32-Bit App Support

The Apple Watch's operating system will also undergo various upgrades and improvements. The developer preview is open today , and will roll out to all customers this fall. Wanna jam to some Apple M...

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All the big keynote announcements as they happen

Virtual reality has been described as the next big thing for decades. Refreshed Apple TV software added Amazon .com Inc.'s Prime Video service as an app. Apple said that it believes this compute...

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