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The Radeon Pro 580 GPU included in the more powerful iMacs is capable of playing VR games and creating virtual reality content. You guys know that R9 Fury and Fury X had either 4096 cores (64 CUs) and 3584 cores (56 CUs). It also comes with a beautifully crisp 27-inch Retina 5K display, flawless working on advanced graphics editing, virtual reality content creation and real-time 3D rendering.
  • Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

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    The developer preview is open today, and will roll out to all customers this fall. Siri also got an update - the virtual assistant can translate English into five different languages. The advanced Retina display is Apple's brightest iPad display yet and features antireflective coating, making content easier to see indoors and out. When you pay someone, it'll be stored on an Apple Pay Cash account, and that money can be used for Apple Pay payments or transferred to a bank account.
  • Apple introduces a new iPad Pro with a larger 10.5-inch screen

    Apple introduces a new iPad Pro with a larger 10.5-inch screen

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    In addition, developers can now create apps that tap into your iOS device's potential to create augmented reality experiences via the new ARKit . As for the new iPad Pro, Apple executives took the stage to explain that it's going to "take everything you love about the 9.7 inch and give you a whole lot more to love".
  • Cavaliers remain winless in NBA Finals games coached by Mike Brown

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    So no matter how many times LeBron puts his head down, barrels through an entire Warriors backline, he looks up on the other side just to see two guys charging right back at him. We've been here. The guys that were here past year understand it's the hardest thing to do is to try to close out a series and we've got two more games to go.
  • Apple unveils new iMac Pro, refreshes MacBooks and iMacs

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    Apple's iPad Pro is now available in a brand new size. The all new iMac Pro is available in a 27-inch Retina 5K display and users can configure the machine up to 18-core Xeon processors, providing 22 Teraflops of graphics computation. We'll have to wait and see just how well the new seventh-gen processors perform up and down the MacBook Pro lineup, but with strong performance from the current sixth-generation chips, we can expect higher clock speeds and better all around performance.
  • The new iPad Pro packs a bigger screen into a familiar body

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    Amazon Prime will be coming to the Apple TV app. The 12-core GPU will also provide a 40 per cent bump in performance, according to Apple . Amazon is already available on rival devices such as Roku and, of course, Amazon's Fire TV. iOS 11 on iPhone has a lot of fancy new features for everyday life stuff, but iOS 11 on iPad is a whole different kind of beast. Apple is expected to roll out new operating systems during the event.
  • Apple kicks off event with virtual reality, browser privacy

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    Amazon Echo is powered by Alexa , while Google Home is powered by Google Assistant . Apple promises the Siri team has made some updates so that the AI works better for music requests. The unit is powered by the same A8 processor as used by the iPhone 6 , and will be available in Space Grey and White. It starts shipping later this year in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia.
  • Apple Pay Eyes PayPal's Venmo With This New Payment Method

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    Users can link their bank accounts, debit cards, or credit cards to their Venmo account. A recent Aite Group report investigates the current P-to-P competitive landscape, which is best described as a fragmented ecosystem of bank-based initiatives such as Zelle and Popmoney, as well as myriad alternative vendors such as Circle, PayPal , Venmo, Square, Google Wallet and Facebook .
  • Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker

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    Both Amazon's Echo and Google's Home have taken the markets by storm, but they have always been dogged with privacy concerns about who has access to users' spoken data and search queries. Instead of focusing on the voice AI element of the speaker, the HomePod is being marketed as the ultimate music listening device. This year , alongside the usual iOS and macOS updates, Apple is expected to announce a Siri smart speaker .
  • Apple is giving the iPhone a 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

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    It unveiled iOS 11 at the annual WWDC 2017 conference this evening. But it looks like the company's finally changing that by adding QR code support to, likely, the native camera app in iOS 11. Another driving-related feature introduced at WWDC is iOS 11's "Do Not Disturb While Driving" mode. Apple iOS 11 will be released to the public later in the year, but is already available in "beta" form to developers, programmers and other professionals.
  • Apple TV will receive Amazon Prime Video "later this year"

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    Amazon previously banned the Apple TV and Google Chromecast from its platform, including from third-party sellers. Viewers want to watch their favourite programs on whatever device they choose. Recode had first reported that Amazon and Apple were nearing an agreement to bring Amazon's app to Apple TV, and BuzzFeed later confirmed the news.