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Apple launches the HomePod, a Siri-powered wireless speaker

It is created to work with the Apple Music subscription service and can produce rich sound while tapping into the artificial intelligence power of Siri. The l...


Pitt releases Johnson to play at UNC as graduate transfer

However, schools and conferences can have their own policies for granting a release from a year-to-year scholarship agreement. Johnson fought the mandate from...


Scratch Hainsey? Or watch him turn into Bobby Orr for a shift?

Conor Sheary and Ron Hainsey also scored in the second period as Pittsburgh put the game out of reach. Pens goaltender Matt Murray recovered from his ...


IOS 11 allows one device to easily share WiFi with others

This already looks awesome and it's a demo on an older iPhone. The new version of Apple's iOS , iOS 11 , will not work on the iPhone 5 and 5C (although it...


On the Move: Tech Giant Apple Reveals Its New Homepod Speaker

Of course, premium pricing is Apple's typical strategy, and the company attempts to justify this premium by saying that the combined cost of a Wi-Fi speaker ...


Will Apple's Second Bet on High-Fidelity Audio Pay Off?

The Siri-powered speaker also features seven beam-forming tweeters, each with an amplifier, and it also includes what Apple calls room-sensing technology that...


8 new and exciting features of iOS 11

When Apple announced its new OS, iOS 11 , at WWDC earlier this week, the company demoed several new features including Siri updates, mobile payments, a...


Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses

The SNP had been widely expected to drop some seats after its historic landslide victory in 2015, when it won 56 of Scotland's 59 constituencies, but few expe...


Apple HomePod revealed as rival to Amazon Echo & Google Home

And Apple has some real advantages that Google and Amazon lack: a long track record of excellent hardware, a customer base that's accustomed to paying mor...


New Apple iOS 11 will end support for iPhone 5 and 5c

The app will allow users to organize files - including nested folders - that are locally stored on their devices or those that are saved on their iCloud Drive, ...


Apple takes on Alexa and Google with HomePod

As if you didn't rely on Apple devices in your day-to-day life already, the Cupertino company just announced HomePod , its entry into the smart speaker arena. ...


Apple's iOS 11 Gets Do Not Disturb While Driving Feature

We've discovered a new option in the first beta of the mobile operating system to manage storage on iOS . Most importantly you can view all notifications lis...


Smarter Siri, More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

In addition to providing the self-described "biggest AR platform in the world", iOS 11-which will be available as a free update for iPhone and iPad users this...


Apple's new HomePod sounds way better than the Amazon Echo (AAPL, AMZN)

The HomePod speaker is created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs and comes with an array of six microphones, so...


Apple refreshes MacBook and MacBook Pro at WWDC 2017

The iMac has an AMD Radeon Pro 570 with 4GB of video RAM driving the new 5120 by 2880 pixel Retina screen at 60Hz refresh rate. Display: While the 2017 ...


This iOS 11 Feature Takes Distracted Driving Seriously

If the iPhone is connected to a vehicle via Bluetooth or a cable, or if the auto is moving, the " Do Not Disturb " feature can automatically mute notification...


Activision Has Revealed Their E3 Lineup, Including A "Special Crash" Announcement

It seems as if this will be Sledgehammer's way of implementing character based special abilities similar to Black Ops 3 and Infinite Warfare . In addition to...


Apple puts Siri helper at center of home-tech empire

Another key aspect is Apple's Siri software, able to give you intelligence on track titles and other information you'd like to find out. But at US$349 (S$...


Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back Announced

Black Forest Games, the developer responsible for the excellent Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams , will be bringing this brand-new Bubsy adventure together as t...


Apple Debuts HomePod with Siri

But does HomePod stand a chance against the rivals? Which is the best in-home Smart Assistant Among the three? HomePod is great for HomeKit , serving a...


Amazon Prime Video Is Headed To The Apple TV

This device is a smart speaker which is integrated with Apple's trademark artificial intelligence software, Siri . Siri can be activated using the command ...


Apple's iOS 11 release date, features you should know

The newer iPad Pro model not only sports a bigger display but also features a better screen resolution of 2,224 x 1,668 pixels vis-à-vis the 9.7-inch model, w...


Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google Assistant: Apple Struggling With Privacy Concerns

Amazon's senior vice president of devices David Limp told an audience at the Wired Business Conference, held in NY yesterday, that the firm would be open to ...


WIndows 10's controversial WiFi Sense makes an appearance in Apple's iOS 11

The new iPad Pro in both 10.5- and 12.9-inch models is said to deliver the "world's most advanced display", and improved performance thanks to its new A10X ...


WWDC 2017: Apple introduces HomePod, an Amazon Echo rival

However, Apple is focusing its HomePod efforts on its English-speaking user-base first. Apple Watch also got attention. Apple's long-rumored Amazon...


Apple confirms its rumored "Siri speaker", officially named HomePod

The Cupertino giant is emphasising on HomePod's sound quality marketing it more of a smart speaker than just an assistant. Jan Dawson, chief analyst with Ja...


Apple's New MacBook Keyboard Looks Lit

Prices will start at $1,099 for the base 21.5-inch model, at $1,499 for the 4K 21.5-inch model, and $1,799 for the iMac Retina 5K 27-inch. Apple have announ...


Apple introduces HomePod, its entry into the home assistant market

Many non-hardware companies have also announced plans to launch their own exclusive smart speakers targeting both local and worldwide markets this year, alon...


IMac Gets Major Update, New iMac Pro Is Apple's Most Powerful Mac

Apple announced a attractive new Space Gray color option for its Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad, but there's just one catch: Those accessori...


Apple adds external GPU support, now selling $599 VR development kit

High Sierra is available right now to developers willing to try the beta. Apple will make the finished version available as a free download for all Macs tha...


Minister rules out Scottish independence vote before 2022

The SNP also lost out in East Renfrewshire, this time to the Tories. Mr Mundell, who was the only Tory MP returned from Scotland in 2015, said: "If there is...


New Kaby Lake iMacs arrive from Apple

The device comes out with 3 thunderbolt 3 ports, as well as supports 10-Gigabit Ethernet. And it's especially important, given that these new iMacs are pulling ...


Apple launches 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'

There's also a huge update to Apple Pay: you can now make peer-to-peer transactions, so you can send friends money with Touch ID. iOS 11 will see the trad...


IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps

That means no matter where you put the speakers, they will sound great. You can also drag the apps on your home screen. This encryption will work across all Ap...


Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

Even as they lost their grip on a six-point lead in the final three minutes. Their situations are different - James never joined a team as strong as these ...