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The iOS 11 beta is now available to developers , but the public version will not arrive until later this year when Apple refreshes the iPhone lineup. This week's Apple WWDC came with plenty of exciting announcements, including a new iPad Pro , a totally upgraded desktop iMac, and of course, Apple's Google Home/Amazon Echo competitor, the HomePod , which brings Siri to a whole new level.
  • Does Google need to launch its own version of the iPad Pro?

    Does Google need to launch its own version of the iPad Pro?

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    The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro can sport a full-size on-screen software keyboard, along with support for a physical smart keyboard . That means the 10.5-inch unit still weighs just one pound. Specs-wise, the iPad Pro features a six-core CPU, including three high-performance cores. The GPU has 12 cores, and it'll get you 40% faster graphics.
  • Apple's HomePod is coming. What to know about smart speakers

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    It's a speaker - the gadget costs $350 and will be available in December - that will bring Apple Music and voice assistant Siri to your home . The speaker will be operated on Siri , Apple's voice technology. The firm says HomePod is a breakthrough wireless speaker for the home that delivers incredible audio quality and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio.
  • Apple's HomePod speaker will 'reinvent music'

    Apple's HomePod speaker will 'reinvent music'

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    The device, which will retail at $349, can be voice-activated to play songs from Apple Music , and has a home assistant, Siri, built in, so that it can be used to send messages, check the weather or work with other smart home devices to control the lights or shades.
  • Reasons Why Fans Won't be Happy With the New BRZ STI

    Reasons Why Fans Won't be Happy With the New BRZ STI

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    The standard vehicle wasn't bad at those things, far from it, so the tS should be rather special. While Subaru didn't indicate exactly how much mass was jettisoned, we do know the Type RA features a carbon fiber roof panel and carbon fiber rear wing, loses its spare tire and rolls on lightweight BBS 19-inch forged-alloy wheels wrapped in sticky 245/35 Yokohama Advan Sports rubber.
  • Apple announces 'HomePod' Smart Speaker

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    It also (like every AI Speaker out there) boasts of a touchscreen upper-surface that can be used to trigger Siri . Speaking at the conference earlier today, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing Philip Schiller said that the device will "reinvent home music.
  • These are the biggest new features coming to the iPhone

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    Google and Amazon have been saturating the market for a while now and figuring out the whole home assistant niche. Google and Amazon's comparable offerings will make that tricky. This year marks the iPhone's 10th year in the marketplace and market analysts are expecting that Apple will have something special lined up to celebrate the flagship product in style.
  • Tuesday Apple Rumors: iOS 11 Won't Support 32-Bit Apps

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    Apple Pencil Case: A case for the iPad Pro's pencil is now available for purchase , reports BGR . Thankfully, there's a way to do that, but you'll need a Mac or Windows computer running the latest iTunes version. In fact, it's a major reason we don't switch from the iPhone to Android. Apple's Phil Schiller unveils the new look App Store for iOS 11 . That's good news and a step in the right direction for the identity and security industry, but unfortunately it doesn't appear to ...
  • The Newest iPad Pro Might Be the Best One Yet

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    Apple have announced a new, high-end iMac Pro which is due for release in December. Apple didn't slow down in announcing several new products at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ), including a 10.5-inch iPad Pro .
  • Apple's HomePod Is a Pricey Amazon Echo Competitor

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    Apple is taking Amazon head on for living room dominance. With HomePod , Apple is also offering some robust personal security features , which should work to its advantage, both Husson and Ask suggest. The HomePod goes on sale in the US, UK and Australia in December and will coat $329. Apple's music-first sales pitch may explain why Apple is pricing this device much higher than comparable home-assistant devices from Google and Amazon , which are not advertised as ...
  • Apple launches iPad Pro with new 10.5 inch display

    Apple launches iPad Pro with new 10.5 inch display

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    The 13-inch model comes in two versions, one with the Touch Bar and integrated Touch ID sensor, an OLED strip that sits at the top of the keyboard where the standard function keys normally go, the other without. The pixels are brighter as well, displaying up to 600 nits; they're more colorful, using the P3 color gamut; and they're more legible, with a screen reflectivity of only 1.8 percent.
  • Apple iOS 11 takes a stand on driving safety with CarPlay updates

    Apple iOS 11 takes a stand on driving safety with CarPlay updates

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    If there's really no sign or hope of an update for an affected app, the good news is that the App Store is huge, and in most cases there will be alternatives you can turn to instead. With the new NFC framework, Apple could let third-party developers make use of NFC chip in many ways. The Offload Unused Apps feature works in background and automatically removes the apps but users also have the option to choose individual apps that need to be offloaded.