• Apple reportedly manufacturing a Siri speaker to take on Google and Amazon
Apple reportedly manufacturing a Siri speaker to take on Google and Amazon

Apple hopes that more advanced technology will give the speaker an advantage over its competitors. This is something that's missing on the other two speakers. Given the success of Samsung Pay and the recent launch of LG Pay, Apple might also bring improvements in Apple Pay. ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) could release its first-generation smart speakers du...

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  • Apple Has Officially Ended 32-Bit App Support In iOS 11
Apple Has Officially Ended 32-Bit App Support In iOS 11

Its OS is comprised of numerous additional features and controls we use every day, but most of us are frequently looking past them and not realizing the extent to which we get benefitted. The " Do Not Disturb While Driving" setting will automatically silence incoming texts and notifications while an iPhone is connected to a auto via Bluetooth or...

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  • PRESS RELEASE June 5, 2017 HomePod reinvents music in the home
PRESS RELEASE June 5, 2017 HomePod reinvents music in the home

HomePod is created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs. And as The Verge mentions , the Home Pod also has a " Musicologist " feature that "works with Apple Music to stream the music you ask the speaker's built-in Siri to play".

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  • Apple's HomePod Cranks Up the Price
Apple's HomePod Cranks Up the Price

Another improvement is the addition of more "natural sounding" male and female voices. Hand-written text will also be searchable in iOS 11 , and the ability drag-and-drop pretty much anything on the screen has been added, Apple says. iOS 11 will also introduce a feature that can free up storage space automatically. "We really believe it is ...

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  • Apple announces HomePod at WWDC17
Apple announces HomePod at WWDC17

Named as the Apple HomePod , the speakers are a competition to the Sonos PLAY:3, Amazon Echo , and the Google Home speakers . By saying, "Hey Siri , I like this song", HomePod and Apple Music become the flawless musicologist, learning preferences from hundreds of genres and moods, across tens of thousands of playlists, and these music tas...

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  • 2-year-old dies after suspected tick bite
2-year-old dies after suspected tick bite

The family had said physicians suspected Kenley was suffering from Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever , but confirmation from testing could take up to two weeks to complete. "That their baby girl is gone now". A deadly bite may be to blame for a central IN toddler going from perfectly healthy to dangerously sick, IN just one week.

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  • Apple to take on Amazon and Google with its new HomePod
Apple to take on Amazon and Google with its new HomePod

That company offers a similar wireless multi-speaker system for listening to music throughout the home, similar to HomePod's ability to chain together multiple speakers. It wouldn't be the first time that Apple hopped on the bandwagon of a technology product popularized by a competitor. Google Assitant waveform is displayed at the top of ...

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  • 'Do not disturb while driving' coming to iPhones this fall
'Do not disturb while driving' coming to iPhones this fall

Users can allow certain contacts to get through so "you have the peace of mind that you can get contacted", Federighi said. Featuring a new space gray enclosure, iMac Pro packs advanced graphics editing, virtual reality content creation and real-time 3D rendering.

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  • Hands on with Apple's first Developer Beta of iOS 11
Hands on with Apple's first Developer Beta of iOS 11

The iPad 4, released in 2012, is also excluded from the list of devices that can upgrade to the new software when it is released in the Autumn. iPad-only features: The introduction of a Files app , a huge change; drag and drop support inside and between apps; new wide dock; new app switcher; improved keyboard; more .

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  • Apple unveils HomePod speaker, taking on Amazon and Google
Apple unveils HomePod speaker, taking on Amazon and Google

The HomePod will be priced at $349, more expensive than Amazon's $180 Echo or $50 Dot and Google's $129 Home . " HomePod packs powerful speaker technology, Siri intelligence and wireless access to the entire Apple Music library into a handsome speaker that is less than 7 inches tall, can rock most any room with distortion free music a...

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  • IOS 11: Apple's Familiar Yet Wildly Futuristic OS
IOS 11: Apple's Familiar Yet Wildly Futuristic OS

While numerous rumored iOS 11 features we were excited about failed to make an appearance - there's no Dark Mode option, for instance - we did see a number of new features that should make the iOS user experience much more useful and intuitive.

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  • Delhi: Gangster Chhota Shakeel's wingman Junaid Chowdhry nabbed by special cell
Delhi: Gangster Chhota Shakeel's wingman Junaid Chowdhry nabbed by special cell

Uttar Pradesh ATS Senior Superintendent of Police Umesh Kumar Srivastava had been quoted by PTI as saying back then that Fatah was targeted because "he is seen as opposing the Shariat law and advocates liberal and progressive form of Islam".

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  • Your Home: The next big thing for Apple
Your Home: The next big thing for Apple

The speaker connects to home wifi and will be controlled by the human voice. On the other hand Amazon Echo and Google Home supports nearly all smart home integrations. "It's clearly about the hardware but also making Siri more obvious to consumers so you can see where she's getting smarter", said Carolina Milanesi, an analyst at Cre...

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  • Meet Apple's Echo Rival, Homepod
Meet Apple's Echo Rival, Homepod

The HomePod is a distillation of Apple's approach to technology, seen in everything from iOS to Siri . The Amazon Echo and Google Home are under $200, but Apple folks argue that the higher price tag is worth it. The voice searching elements for finding tracks from Apple Music also seem more sophisticated even than what Amazon Echo...

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  • WWDC 2017: 5 major announcements from Apple's Keynote address
WWDC 2017: 5 major announcements from Apple's Keynote address

The company also launched a new configuration of the 13-inch MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar that starts at a cheaper $1,299. "We're building on " do not disturb " with a feature called " do not disturb while driving ", and it's all about keeping your eyes on the road", Craig Federighi, Apple's senoir vice president of software engineerin...

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

The Cupertino company described the 7in device, which comes in white and "space grey", as a "breakthrough home speaker" created to "rock the house". Apple's Siri Speaker is arriving a little late. HomePod uses the company's A8 chip, which Apple also uses for its mobile devices. This support will allow developers to create a wide range of VR e...

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  • Apple Unveils 'HomePod,' Its New Siri-Powered Home Speaker
Apple Unveils 'HomePod,' Its New Siri-Powered Home Speaker

By adding anticipatory computer features, opening it up further to developers with a year two SiriKit and creating a Siri face for Apple Watch, the company finally feels they have a virtual assistant on par with Google Assistant. Apple had plenty of other announcements. Safari, Apple's web browser, is getting new features aimed at online anno...

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  • IOS 11 will make older iPhones, iPads, and apps obsolete
IOS 11 will make older iPhones, iPads, and apps obsolete

In addition, developers can now create apps that tap into your iOS device's potential to create augmented reality experiences via the new ARKit. The hardware in the new iPad Pros will help too. Alternatively, it will be able to use your phone's WiFi to sense when you're moving at auto speeds. Other navigation apps, like Google Maps, will al...

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  • Next iOS update will not be available to iPhone 5 owners
Next iOS update will not be available to iPhone 5 owners

While many software updates have introduced subtle design changes over time, iOS 11 will completely overhaul the way you use your device and will render the popular iPhone 5 and 5C devices obsolete. In any case, this will particularly be useful to organise things in the new Files folder as well. However, iPhones will get a lot of new feat...

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

Echo is powered by Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa. Towards that, the Echo comes with a 2.5-inch woofer and a 2-inch tweeter. HomePod , infused with machine smarts by Siri digital assistant, will be priced at $349 when it begins shipping in December in the United States, Australia and Britain.

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