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Apple unveils smart home assistant HomePod

The research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the USA are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than double its estimate from last year. ...

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IPhone feature to block texts while driving

New screenshots published by AppleInsider from the latest iOS 11 software show four different windows running on the iPad's screen at once. Apple has announced a new feature for iPhones...

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Special Porsche 911 Is The Most Powerful Turbo Ever

Special Porsche 911 Is The Most Powerful Turbo Ever

Both of those stats are identical to the regular Turbo S. UPDATE: The special-edition 911 costs $590,700 in Australia, well more than the $456,200 of a standard 911 Turbo S . Alcantara is used for ...

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Apple unveils "breakthrough home speaker" to rival Amazon and Google

Is it too late for Apple's speaker to be successful? To date, Apple has paid out more than US$70bil to app developers, including US$10bil since January. The speaker may help keep users loyal to Apple...

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Apple is giving the iPhone a 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

Apple is giving the iPhone a 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

As was widely rumoured, Apple has finally announced its long-awaited competitor to the Amazon Echo and Google Home. The Echo, released in 2015, and Google Home, released previous year , have he...

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Apple to introduce 'Do Not Disturb while driving' for iOS 11

The update, which is set to launch in the fall, will include several major updates for iPhone and iPad users, including a " Do Not Disturb while Driving" feature. Texting while driving is increasin...

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Apple unveils HomePod speaker, taking on Amazon and Google

Apple unveils HomePod speaker, taking on Amazon and Google

For example, "Hey Siri , turn up the temperature".A new Siri interface on the Apple Watch will also blend users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may ha...

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Apple unveils HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home

Schiller had much less to say about HomePod's broader Siri smarts, although the product page on Apple's website hints that it can perform numerous smart-home tasks that an Amazon Echo or Google...

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Apple Just Revealed A Brand New Device For Your Apartment

Apple's app store has been around for nine years. "What we tried to do is build something that is a breakthrough speaker first", Apple CEO Tim Cook told Bloomberg . These devices will only k...

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Apple announces smart speaker HomePod to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

The company also exposed a new iMac Pro, as well as upgraded iMacs and MacBook's. In addition to playing music, HomePod can provide news, general knowledge, reminders, podcasts, translation, weather...

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Apple's new 'HomePod' speaker

A new Siri interface on the Apple Watch will also blend users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may have booked, the company said. Apple did use WWDC to...

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How Does The Price Of Apple's New HomePod Compare To Its Peers?

Hence, if you are looking for a top-notch home audio device, the new Apple HomePod is the way to go. By saying "hey Siri " users will be able to select songs, control volume and ask questions a...

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IOS 11 removes support for 32-bit apps, renders legacy iDevices obsolete

You'd nearly think it was January 2009 at the Macworld Expo, when Apple used to give the keynote and announce new hardware to keep the fan-boys excited. But a new feature is not going to...

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Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

HomePod will taking Amazon Echo and Google Home , which have been building momentum in the market for voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the ...

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Apple's WWDC 2017: what to expect from the keynote

Apple's WWDC 2017: what to expect from the keynote

Apple has announced that its popular iOS App Store will get a significant redesign later this year. It can, and probably will, cause problems on your iPhone , iPad or iPod touch. The tech gi...

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HomePod Reinvents Music in the Home

HomePod Reinvents Music in the Home

Leading up to it, Apple says those outside app developers have earned more than $70 billion since Apple's app store launched in 2008. Amazon previously banned the Apple TV and Google Chromecast from...

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Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo has a critical flaw

At $350 a speaker, HomePod is almost double the price of Amazon Echo , which retails for $180. Apple made the pitch yesterday that it tried to create a speaker that is better than Sonos , yet ...

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WWDC 2017: Apple unveils new MacBooks, iPad Pro and more

On the mobile Mac side of the aisle, the MacBook's infusion of Kaby Lake lets Apple's thinnest and lightest laptop hold low-power CPUs up to a Core i7 with 1.3 GHz base and 3.6 GHz boost speeds. F...

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Apple's HomePod Pumps Up the Volume

Other smart home hubs like the Echo - and many similarly priced home priced home speaker systems - can't hold a candle to what the HomePod is able to replicate sonically. Amazon's David Limp sp...

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Apple and Texas Want to Make You a Safer Driver

It's not an app, rather if you own an iPhone, your next iOS 11 update will automatically install the "Do Not Disturb " feature. The next mobile operating system from Apple , iOS 11, will give ...

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