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Apple launches speaker to rival Amazon Echo

It's also hooked up to your Apple Music account, so out of the box the HomePod is smart enough to know your musical tastes and playlists. "On stage, Schiller talked up the HomePod's acoustic q...

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Google Home gets two, like, hip ads and, like, a price cut

Google Home gets two, like, hip ads and, like, a price cut

Like, you know, Apple's biggest demographic. The company's TV app is also adding Amazon and its Prime Video service later this year for the first time. Recode first reported about the possi...

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Plot twist: the MacBook Air is still alive Featured

Plot twist: the MacBook Air is still alive Featured

The Kaby Lake chips make less of a difference in the new MacBook Pro , which was updated just eight months ago after a year-and-a-half or so of neglect. This monster of a machine will also come wit...

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Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May has

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May has "lost all authority and credibility"

Stephen Gethins clung on to his North East Fife seat by just two votes, in one of the closest battles Westminster has seen. Both the Conservatives and Scottish Labour chose to make the electio...

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WWDC: Apple Enters Internet of Things Market with HomePod

WWDC: Apple Enters Internet of Things Market with HomePod

Called out by name in the WWDC 2017 presentation were Sonos and the Amazon Echo . Here's everything you need to know about tech's hottest new gadgets. The HomePod will be priced at $349, more...

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Apple sneaks 'dark mode' into iOS 11 to help save your eyes

Apple sneaks 'dark mode' into iOS 11 to help save your eyes

You can now open a second app from the Dock and use Slide Over as well as Split View to switch between them. But once iOS 11 is widely available, you can filter to your heart's content without worry...

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Apple Siri Speaker Is Going To Outperform Google And Amazon

Apple Siri Speaker Is Going To Outperform Google And Amazon

Tipped to be unveiled during Apple's WWDC keynote conference next Monday, June 5, the new smart speaker is now said to be being pieced together. Unlike Amazon's Echo line of smart speakers and ...

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IOS 11 might bring the drag and drop feature to iPhones too

IOS 11 might bring the drag and drop feature to iPhones too

At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) on June 5, the company unveiled a series of new software and product updates . Password autofill for apps was one of the features mentioned...

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Important and Exciting New iOS 11 Features for iPhone and iPad

Important and Exciting New iOS 11 Features for iPhone and iPad

The research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the US are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than double its estimate from last year. Under t...

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Here's why Apple's Siri may be lagging behind Amazon Alexa and Google

Here's why Apple's Siri may be lagging behind Amazon Alexa and Google

After months of speculation, rumor has it that Apple at WWDC today will introduce a new Siri-based smart speaker created to compete with Amazon's Echo and Google Home . At almost double the...

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IPhone iOS11 update to include 'do not disturb while driving' mode

IPhone iOS11 update to include 'do not disturb while driving' mode

A new tool bar can help to predict which app you want to open next and there is also a new file system that can easily help to organise your files and documents from third party apps such as Goog...

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One Secret Feature Of iOS 11 You Never Know Yet

One Secret Feature Of iOS 11 You Never Know Yet

Possibly related to this, Troughton-Smith discovered that Apple's Feedback app allows users to file bug reports related to "Drag and Drop" the file transfer method that isn't now in iOS . Giv...

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21-year-old held for plotting writer Tarek Fatah's murder

21-year-old held for plotting writer Tarek Fatah's murder

According to the police, he would have targeted Mr. Fatah when he came to India. Chowdhry is said to be a history-sheeter who had been arrested just about a year ago for plotting to kill Hindu Sabha...

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Best Buy is Offering a Deal on the Newest iPad Pro Models

Pre-iOS 11, if users wanted to ensure Uber was not tracking their location, they would have to manually switch to "Never" after closing the app. What's more, in iOS 10 .3, Apple released a tool t...

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Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

Apple is alos opening SiriKit (a tool that developers can use to make their own Apple-approved tweaks to Siri ) to more developers. 9to5Mac who spotted the feature commented that: " This new...

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Apple shows off HomePod Siri speaker

Apple shows off HomePod Siri speaker

At the Wired Business Conference today in New York City, the exec behind Alexa-Amazon's SVP of Devices David Limp-explained how he thinks Apple's connected speaker fits into the landscape. Lates...

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Apple's unveils new iPhone features, products at annual showcase

Apple's unveils new iPhone features, products at annual showcase

The HomePod will cost $349, which is much more expensive than the $180 Echo and the $130 Home . Apple has finally unveiled its answer to Amazon's and Google's smart speakers slash digit...

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Apple TV update adds the one feature you've been waiting years for

With an aim to upgrade its core technologies, Apple has unveiled numerous features for the iOS 11. Another important feature that's coming to iOS 11 is the flexibility to drag and drop tex...

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Apple Spotlights Siri in Swipe at Rival Amazon's Alexa

Apple Spotlights Siri in Swipe at Rival Amazon's Alexa

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 hig...

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Comey a Leaker, His Testimony Proves 'No Collusion, No Obstruction', Says Trump

Comey a Leaker, His Testimony Proves 'No Collusion, No Obstruction', Says Trump

Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to drop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn , Trump responded: "I didn't say...

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New Apple iPhone iOS 11 feature blocks your phone when driving

New Apple iPhone iOS 11 feature blocks your phone when driving

The company sometimes uses WWDC to announce new products, as it did last night when it introduced the HomePod, (a smart home speaker introduced by Apple under the guise of "reinventing home musi...

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Apple's HomePod is coming. What to know about smart speakers

Apple's HomePod is coming. What to know about smart speakers

Third, Apple revealing the device several months ahead of the holiday season without the ability to pre-order looks too much like their hand has been forced by the popularity of Echo and Home devi...

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Amazon exec speaks on HomePod competition, Ice phone rumors

Amazon exec speaks on HomePod competition, Ice phone rumors

Apple claims the HomePod promises to mix the smart features of the above speakers with great sound quality. The smartness around music could give the HomePod a significant advantage over ...

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New Apple iPad rolled out at WWDC 2017

New Apple iPad rolled out at WWDC 2017

New features include a new Pro Motion Retina display with higher refresh rates, a new A10X Fusion processor with 6 cores and 12 GPU cores. The Camera app has been enhanced, with a simple long expos...

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You'll now get fewer annoying review prompts on your iPhone and iPad

You'll now get fewer annoying review prompts on your iPhone and iPad

If you still dislike the new way of Apple encouraging you to rate apps, you can turn them off altogether by heading into the iOS Settings app. However that's something that Apple wants to change a...

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Apple pushes Siri to the front at its annual developer conference

Apple pushes Siri to the front at its annual developer conference

Observers claim that the real competition between Apple , Google and Amazon in smart speakers may come down to the quality of their intelligent assistants . Apple doesn't log anything until the...

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Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series opens new customisation division

Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series opens new customisation division

Canadian pricing hasn't been announced just yet, but the Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Edition starts at US$258,550 south of the border. While the new model costs a good deal of money, limited-run...

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Apple just unveiled an Amazon Echo competitor that's twice the price

Apple just unveiled an Amazon Echo competitor that's twice the price

The moves announced Monday escalate Apple's technological battle of wits with Google , Amazon , Microsoft and Facebook . Apple executive Phil Schiller introduces the HomePod speaker at ...

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Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Qatar

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Qatar

Doha is believed to be Turkey's traditional ally, and it would be surprising if the Turkish authorities pledged their support to Saudi Arabia and its US -led partners. A separate terrorist group in ...

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How to Sign Up for iOS 11 Public Beta

Other devices that will get the update include- iPhones ( iPhone 7 , iPhone 7 Plus , iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE and iPhone 5s); tablets ( iPad Pro , iPad Air, iPad Air 2, i...

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