• Apple's HomePod is expensive than Google and Amazon's smart speakers

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    Amazon Prime Video may be coming to Apple TV , but I wouldn't hold your breath for Amazon Prime Music to land on HomePod any time soon. Siri can also handle advanced searches within the music library, so users can ask questions like, "Hey Siri, who's the drummer in this?" or create a shared Up Next queue with everyone in the home.
  • How does Apple's HomePod speaker sound?

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    Like Google executives they didn't talk about how it uses machine learning to identify voice of a kid from that of a grown up guy. But Apple did not announce support for third party voice skills, like Amazon and Google offer with their smart speakers .
  • List of Features you can Expect in Upcoming iOS 11

    List of Features you can Expect in Upcoming iOS 11

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    Files is a free app coming to iPhones and iPads in the fall. As explained by 9to5Mac, iOS 11 will come with a Wi-Fi-network-sharing feature. However, if your auto doesn't support USB or Bluetooth, don't fret: Apple said iPhones will be tracked via a satellite while the mode is on that will determine whether the user is driving or not.
  • Amazon Prime Shows Will Finally Be Available on Apple TV

    Amazon Prime Shows Will Finally Be Available on Apple TV

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    Apple CEO Tim Cook said that his firm has been helping the United Kingdom police with inquiries following a number of terrorist attacks in recent weeks. This was not a particular focus of either the existing Google or Amazon systems, and Apple clearly feels it can make it a unique proposition with this emphasis.
  • Apple unveils new 'HomePod' speaker

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    Toni Sacconaghi says the HomePod is a cross between Sonos Play 1 and Amazon Echo . Earlier, digital assistants were only part of smartphones and with smart homes being the drive for every major tech firm, these voice-based assistants are now coming home with smart speakers which talk and respond to requests made.
  • Yes, OneDrive is Coming to the iOS 11 Files App

    Yes, OneDrive is Coming to the iOS 11 Files App

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    With the updated MacBooks and MacBook Pros, Apple is introducing Intel's Kaby Lake processors. "We really believe it's going to take your home music experience to the next level", chief executive officer Tim Cook told attendees. "It's all about keeping your eyes on the road", Federighi said. You can also invoke the Apple Pay feature using Siri now. While the HomePod is always listening for the "Hey Siri " prompt, no information will be sent to Apple's servers until that ...
  • Amazon executive says he's open to Siri on Amazon Echo

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    Like Google Home and Amazon Echo , this is a speaker that is created to sit in any environment, be it the bedroom or the kitchen, and it's a design that works from all angles. And you can soon find Siri inside a standalone speaker for the home. In a blog post Technalysis Research founder Bob O'Donnell depicted Apple's latest product news as an affirmation that the company has not fallen behind competitors and is working to take advantage of potentially exciting new technologies.
  • Apple reinvents home music with HomePod

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    Augmented reality is the blending of the physical and virtual worlds. The speaker has the "power to rock the house ", according to Schiller, and the aim is to make HomePod a potent assistant for news, messages, weather, traffic, home controls and more.
  • IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps

    IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps

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    If you haven't filled the entire dock yourself, the permanently useful apps are stored on the left, while useful suggestions are displayed on the right. The iPhone control center, lock screen, and notification center are all getting major visual redesigns, with an eye toward offering more information to the user.
  • The iOS App Store is being overhauled

    The iOS App Store is being overhauled

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    In 2014, the past year for which there is detailed data, there were 404 deaths on U.S roads "directly linked" to the use of a phone. As Engadget spotted , with iOS 11 Apple is opening up access to the NFC chip inside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, along with (presumably) future iPhones - for users that should mean more of their iOS apps able to tap into the wonders of Near Field Communication.