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Apple has joined the market for voice-activated home speakers, previewing at its annual developers conference a 7-inch device powered by its virtual assistant software Siri. But while Amazon and Google have stressed the daily practicalities of the artificial intelligence assistants that run Echo and Home, Apple framed HomePod more as a music-listening platform, with practicalities like reminders and calendar nearly an after thought.
  • Some really bad news for iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPad 4 users

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    Apple added a few new features to Apple Music at its annual developer conference this year, but unless you have an Apple Watch , you won't see them. Now that you have successfully set up this new iOS 11 feature, it is time to learn how to use it. Besides, it can also now scroll through your app usages to display better tailored suggestions.
  • Apple Refreshes the Entire MacBook Line Up, and I'm Pissed

    Apple Refreshes the Entire MacBook Line Up, and I'm Pissed

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    IOS 11 will bring with it a new "Files" app that puts all documents in one folder even if they're tended by apps like Dropbox. iPads will get a new dock and easier switching between apps. Besides, the iMac Pro would come with configurations that would offer up to 16GB of VRAM and up to 4TB of SSD storage. Like the HomePod , this souped-up machine isn't due in stores until December.
  • Apple unveils HomePod speaker at WWDC 2017

    Apple unveils HomePod speaker at WWDC 2017

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    This speaker can do what you would expect a smart speaker to do, play music, set reminders, and activate Siri. The device was previewed on stage Monday at WWDC, Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose. Siri has will also become a "musicologist", learning users' music preferences and answering questions like "who is the drummer?". It also has six microphones to pick up on voice commands, which Apple says should allow users to interact with the speaker from across the room.
  • IOS 11 Automatically Deletes Unused Apps

    IOS 11 Automatically Deletes Unused Apps

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    The camera quality is upgraded by the iOS 11 , and the High-Efficiency Image Coding and the High-Efficiency Video Coding allows users to capture quality video with a smaller file size. The apps that are deleted by this feature will appear as greyed-out icons on the homescreen. Here are some features that you that makes the iPad a mini MacBook.
  • Apple's Unveils New HomePod Voice-controlled Speaker, Competing With Amazon's Echo

    Apple's Unveils New HomePod Voice-controlled Speaker, Competing With Amazon's Echo

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    Well, adding further, the company has announced that this new HomePod is basically created to work with Apple Music, which means that you will have to require a subscription to music streaming service. Only the most recent messages will be kept on the device to save storage space. Although the format is not exclusive to Apple , it's not yet clear of how well the photos will work with non-Apple software and devices, which mostly use JPEG.
  • Everything Apple Announced at WWDC, From $0 to $5000

    Everything Apple Announced at WWDC, From $0 to $5000

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    So far, here are some of the exciting Apple features (and hardware) we can expect. Apple has decided against a major update for its Mac OS, but is instead perfecting the already popular OS Sierra. Apple said that watch wearers will be able to link their devices with the gym equipment through NFC. Last but not least is translation. Apple has unveiled a smart speaker to rival the Amazon Echo and Google Home as the tech giant said it wanted to "reinvent home music".
  • Apple Siri Speaker To Take On Google And Amazon

    Apple Siri Speaker To Take On Google And Amazon

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    Like Echo and Home devices gaining traction in the market, an Apple home assistant could let people control lights or appliances and interact with the internet using voice commands. Although here's hoping the Siri Speaker isn't as plastic as the AirPods. Aside from that, it can also reproduce sound more crisply. The super cool, innovative, and cutting edge fruity tax-dodging cargo cult, Apple has once again beaten its rivals by producing an AI personal assistant.
  • Apple expected to debut new Internet-connected speaker at developers conference

    Apple expected to debut new Internet-connected speaker at developers conference

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    Ming-Chi Kuo, a famous Apple analyst at KGI Securities, said in a note obtained by Mac Rumors that there is a 50% chance of the Siri-powered smart speaker being launched at WWDC . " New indoor maps of areas like malls and airports indicated that Apple might be laying groundwork to display information over images of those places in the future".
  • Apple's iOS 11 won't play as nice with Twitter and Facebook

    Apple's iOS 11 won't play as nice with Twitter and Facebook

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    The assistant will be able to learn more about each user through their devices, including more "intelligent" suggestions based on the way that you use your device, and your location. "We really believe it is going to take your home music experience to the next level", Apple chief executive Tim Cook said as he unveiled it. iOS 11's new built-in " Screen Recording " feature lets users capture a video of anything on an iPhone's screen and automatically save it to its Camera Roll.
  • Apple HomePod Siri Speaker Promises Amazing Sound Quality

    Apple HomePod Siri Speaker Promises Amazing Sound Quality

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    The head honchos in Cupertino are more focused on giving its customers an unparalleled sound, which means the HomePod is actually competing with Sonos and Bose products. Researchers posed 5,000 questions to the voice control assistants and recorded the answers. It is endlessly convenient to ask Alexa for the time, a weather report, or to order some milk from the store.
  • Apple HomePod: The smart speaker battle is on

    Apple HomePod: The smart speaker battle is on

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    But neither can quite give you the experience promised by the (pricey) combination of a HomePod and Apple Music subscription. Called " HomePod ", the wireless speaker delivers awesome audio quality and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio.