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Apple unveils $349 HomePod, its answer to the Amazon Echo

Since the launch of Amazon's Echo previous year and Google Home in March, both of which have been popular with consumers, Apple had been widely expected to ...


Apple HomePod Speaker to Compete with Amazon Echo

The speaker, while expected by some industry watchers, marked Apple's first new product announcement since the Apple Watch in September 2014. The HomePod ...


Apple announces new Kaby Lake iMacs

Pricing details of the new iMac (2017 ) have also been announced . Apple has upgraded most of its Mac computers, including a powerful new offering for pro...


Apple Unveils 10.5-inch iPad Pro and Exclusive iOS 11 Features

Joining Mickey and Minnie, there are now Woody, Jessie, and Buzz Apple Watch faces. The company is casting Siri as a music connoisseur that will learn and c...


Apple's Mac Software Is Seeing Some Boosts for Privacy, Photos, and Safari

And this year was no different as Apple Senior VP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi announced the latest Mac Operating System. This comes out as an u...


Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

Let's start with how the new speaker looks: it's a Mac Pro. Other navigation apps, like Google Maps, will also work, although not quite as easily. Eventually, A...


Apple follows Amazon and Google with smart speaker

With a HomePod , a user will be able to control all HomeKit devices with verbal commands. HomePod will act as a funnel towards more than Apple Music, but o...


Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor

It looks like Apple is finally going to add one of the most requested features for any digital assistant - you'll be able to type to Siri in iOS 11 . The c...


Soon You Can Send Money to People Directly in iMessage

Soon, you'll be able to send fellow Apple users money through an app that's integrated into iMessage, the default messaging app on Apple's mobile devices. The...


Apple is bringing SteamVR and HTC Vive support to Macs

A Modern Javascript test claims the new Safari is 80 percent faster than Chrome . There's also a new full-screen split view mode. look familiar? Metal 2 ...


Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

And Apple also reserved special love for iPads that the company can only hope helps revive a sagging brand. With ARKit, developers will be able to use the bui...


The iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful computer ever

And with a new space gray enclosure and gorgeous 27-inch Retina 5K display with support for 1 billion colors, iMac Pro is as stunning as it is powerful. The c...


Apple announces new iOS 11 features for consumers and developers

Apple just kicked off its annual developer conference with a customary jumbo keynote, where it announced the next major updates for iOS and macOS . Apple'...


Apple's making an Amazon Echo competitor called 'HomePod'

Apple announced the launch of HomePod today at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. In add...


Apple watchOS 4 revealed: So what's new?

Previously you had the choice of either Minnie or Mickey mouse. Fitness activities include new milestone goals and improvements the workout interface. It wi...


These are the six big things Apple is announcing today

The iPad Pro 2 (well, technically it's still called just "iPad Pro") was announced at WWDC 2017 on 5 June 2017. That's good for consumers, who have been cau...


Siri watchface tops watchOS 4 improvements

Apart from Siri's watch face , users will also have other aesthetic watch faces such as special Toy Story themed watch-faces that feature characters from the...


The 10 Things You Need to Know From Apple's Big Event Today

Apple provided a sneak peek of the forthcoming iMac Pro , which will ship in Space Gray alongside a new set of accessories bearing the same color. "The iPad...


WWDC 2017: Apple Officially Unveils iOS 11

The first new thing you'll notice about Siri in iOS 11 is her more-natural sounding voice. In new iOS11 Siri will now translate the text. Most notably, ...


Cavaliers hope to make U-turn with return home

On January 7, the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a 20-point deficit at Golden State to defeat the Warriors for the second time this past regular season. The...


WWDC 2017: all the announcements from Apple's big developer conference

As always, the event will begin with a keynote session that generally includes new software announcements. On Monday, we'll get our first taste off numerous nif...


Apple Unveils the iMac Pro: The Most Powerful Mac Ever Made

Apple has announced that the new iMac will be available to order starting Monday via apple.com, and will be available to buy in Apple Stores starting on We...


Apple taking on Venmo with peer-to-peer payments

Apple Pay now supports person-to-person money transfers exclusively through Apple Messages, and will analyse your messages to suggest when you should pay som...


Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

In his presentation on Monday, Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice-president of worldwide marketing, said HomePod is designed for voice control with an array...


Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

The software should officially arrive to the public sometime this fall. A beta of iOS 11 is available today to all developers. The week of WWDC is usual...


Apple just unveiled an Amazon Echo competitor that's twice the price

GOOGL, +0.78% GOOG, +0.83% , with its Google Home product, and Amazon Inc.'s AMZN, +0.46% Amazon Echo . Like Amazon's ( AMZN ) $179 Echo, Apple's ...


'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11

Additionally, memories will now rely on machine learning to accurately identify objects in photos . The slide-over menu is still there, but you can also orga...


New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before

Apple demoed Siri saying "sunny" in three different ways. Focusing on the music aspect of the smart speaker device-yes, the device works best with Apple Music...


IOS 11 official with Siri translation and P2P payments support

The QuickType keyboard adopts hinted keys that can be accessed with a drag down on each key - just like how some of Google's standard keyboards for certain lang...


Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

The Siri face for the Apple Watch was the first step in that direction, blending users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets t...


Apple gears up for big announcements at WWDC

Apple is taking on Amazon and Google with its very own smart speaker, the HomePod. Amazon Echo and Google Home - the two shiny toys on which their pa...


Apple Turns Up Speakers, AR

Apple's $350 HomePod combines the rich audio quality of Sonos speakers with the smarts of Siri, Apple's virtual assistant. Chief among these new skills a...


New Smart Speaker Expected as Apple Kicks Off Worldwide Developers Conference

Amazon has a almost two-year head start with its popular Echo home speaker , which has thousands of skills and features using its Alexa virtual assistant. Par...


IOS 11 announced - All the details

Other languages include English to German, French and Spanish. A month after the rumor mill began swirling with predictions that Apple would soon unveil a pe...


Apple TV Opens Door to Amazon Prime Video

In the past, Apple users had to use AirPlay project Amazon Prime Video onto a television screen. Cook did not confirm whether the other half of the May rum...