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In the evening, for example, the Siri watch face might pull up smart home controls you frequently use at night. The Activity app is also getting an overhaul with watchOS 4. If that wasn't enough to whet your appetite, there's also a new flashlight application coming. And it will give you a "trippy effect" with kaleidoscope faces.
  • New 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' iPhone feature

    New 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' iPhone feature

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    Apple's App Store walkthrough focused on games and apps, but developers had to be thinking better economics. The 2017 event opened on Monday and featured the company's top executives making announcements about iPhones, MacBooks, and new Apple products.
  • How to Get iOS 11

    How to Get iOS 11

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    The personal assistant is also about to get a little more involved in daily life. A key focus of the WWDC 2017 presentation was the upcoming iOS 11 , which will see Apple making significant improvements to its mobile operating system, along with broadening its ecosystem.
  • Google Home smart speaker coming to Canada within weeks

    Google Home smart speaker coming to Canada within weeks

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    Many Google Home users have now reported that their units are consistently responding with error messages whenever they try to interact with them. Try again in a few seconds." and "There was a glitch. For its part, Google has told users in support forums that it's aware of the problems and was working on a fix. Today, Google updated the forum with a message saying that issue has been fixed - "We want to thank everyone for all the input, feedback and patience while we worked on this issue".
  • Apple's new HomePod to compete with Amazon, Google

    Apple's new HomePod to compete with Amazon, Google

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    But Apple is promising easier one-handed typing, with easy access to numbers, symbols and punctuation. Plenty of people still rely on old apps - even we use some old 32-bit apps on a fairly regular basis - so this will undoubtedly ruffle some feathers since many of these apps won't be updated to 64-bit by their developers.
  • Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room | Pix

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    In terms of design, the HomePod looks nothing like Google Home or Amazon Echo , although it does resemble a stump covered with a mesh fabric for the speakers, akin to the base of Google Home or the exterior of Amazon Tap. iOS 11 was officially unveiled onstage at WWDC by none other than Apple CEO Tim Cook . Apple is clearly trying to position its desktop and laptop computers to appeal more to creative professionals, including game developers .
  • Apple Just Made the iMac the Best Mac

    Apple Just Made the iMac the Best Mac

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    Even years after the resurrected Mac Pro - the trash-can Mac with powerful innards - it still feels like most of the attention for Apple's desktops is on the iMac , the surprisingly powerful thin computer behind a massive screen. It comes out with Intel's latest Kaby Lake processors of the seventh generation, along with 32GB of RAM for the 21.5 inched variant and 64GB of RAM for the 27 inched variant.
  • Apple presented a new version of iOS

    Apple presented a new version of iOS

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    Apple iOS 11 brings a much deeper file system to the OS via a new app called Files. With all the improvements and updates coming our way, it looks like Apple "cranked it up to 11" with the next iOS . The extra space on the 10.5-inch iPad Pro allows the display of a full size onscreen keyboard, as well as support for a full-size Smart Keyboard layout, something that Apple is expected to offer in 30 more languages.
  • Apple halves cost of 2TB iCloud plan to $9.99 a month

    Apple halves cost of 2TB iCloud plan to $9.99 a month

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    The slash in price for iCloud's 2TB subscription stacks well against competitors such as Google Drive and Dropbox , both of whom offer 1TB of storage for $9.99 per month. Soon after announcing an array of new devices and software upgrades for its existing products in the Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 , San Jose, Apple has slashed the prices of its iCloud storage by 50%.
  • Apple Showcases New iMac Pro Workstation at WWDC

    Apple Showcases New iMac Pro Workstation at WWDC

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    That includes four Thunderbolt 3 ports, allowing users to connect up to two separate 5K monitors while connecting two RAIDs. The iMac Pro looks unbelievable. The newest member of the iMac family is a serious powerhouse. All of which should make it the most powerful Apple tablet yet. In addition, Apple says that all updated notebooks feature new SSD storage modules which are "up to 50% faster" than previous models.
  • Apple makes the iPad Pro its most relevant tablet

    Apple makes the iPad Pro its most relevant tablet

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    T-Mobile dropped us a line today to tell us that starting next week, it will be carrying the two new Apple iPad Pro models. This is what allows digital content to be overlaid on the real world. With that in mind, iOS 11 will include a do-not-disturb mode that people can turn on when they are driving. After years of requests, Apple has added peer-to-peer payments to ApplePay.
  • Apple iPad Pro Gets Bigger and Better this WWDC 2017

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    Also included in the upgrade are an upgraded FaceTime camera, 500W power supply, and other refinements. The new iPad starts at $649 and will start shipping next week. It will also use 3D Touch to access more specific controls. HomePod will include AirPlay 2 and also allow two of the speakers to sync with one another.