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Apple Downplays Echo Rivalry with its Audio-Focused HomePod Speakers

Pulling music from the Apple library, the speaker was presented as being able to recognize its placement and direct rich audio sound into the room. And of c...


Nicola Sturgeon rules out 'rash decisions' on Indyref2 after major SNP losses

The result is that the new landscape of MPs in Scotland more accurately reflects the politics of the country. The sizable losses appear to have been a repud...


Apple Siri Speaker Production Underway Tips Rumor

Apple has reportedly considered adding sensors that measure a room's acoustics and can automatically adjust audio levels during use, but it's unclear if those ...


Apple Announces The HomePod

On a monthly basis, that means about 35.6 million consumers are chatting with Google Home , Amazon Echo , or a similar device. The companies said Amazon sho...


WWDC 2017: iOS 11 features Apple didn't have time to announce

Apple was also expected to unveil improvements to Siri , its digital voice assistant that competes with Amazon .com Inc's Alexa AMZN .O and the Google Ass...


Next iOS update will not be available to iPhone 5 owners

The new " Do Not Disturb While Driving " feature includes an option for passengers who can safely text and ride to their hearts' content. Then, when that ha...


Indian official says key rebel leader dies in Myanmar

MIP confirmed that SS Khaplang "passed away peacefully while resting in bed without any sickness". Shangyung Khaplang controlled the insurgency over a vas...


Apple finally made it easy to share WiFi passwords

Siri will also come with a translation support (in beta) for five languages. The Safari web browser was also updated to block auto-play videos and limit targ...


Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Goes Official At WWDC 2017

Opinions are, as you might expect, quite varied. This is the product that will measure Apple's progress and whether its stance on privacy hinders its machin...


WWDC 2017: Apple unveils virtual reality, browser privacy features on Macs

It also serves as a smart voice assistant. The HomePod is Hey Siri enabled with 6 multi-directional microphones that can interpret the way you say "...


How Is Apple's Siri More Secure Than Alexa?

Only after gabbing on and on about its sound quality and elegance did he throw up a final slide of the limited range of non-music voice assistance HomePod can...


Sampling the 2018 Honda Accord's New Powertrain

That timing shouldn't come as much of a surprise (the vehicle has been on a lockstep five-year product cadence), but two decisions break with recent tradition: ...


Some Republican lawmakers urge Trump not to reverse Cuba opening

Several sources told NBC News last week the White House's plan to reverse U.S. -Cuba policies. According to the ABC News website, they are deeply concerne...


Apple HomePod - Reinventing home music

This has been one major area in consumer electronics lacking Apple's footprint. The Google Home and Amazon Echo are both priced below that but we still ...


Apple introduces Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

Apple has hit back against recent SMS fraud attempts, introducing SMS fraud protection in iOS 11 . It gives a real and natural-seeming file management system ...


WWDC 2017: Apple lifts curtain from new iPad, iMac, Macbook line up

It's probably fair to say Google and Amazon are less interested in audio performance, though their speakers still sound decent. Sounds like, literally, a frie...


Top US Intelligence Officials Duck Tough Senate Questions On Trump FBI Probe

Rogers was referring to yesterday's Washington Post story that says Trump asked Daniel Coats , the director of national intelligence, to get former FBI...


South Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

The type of anti-ship cruise missile that North Korea tested on June 9 is created to fly at a low altitude , making it a potent weapon against ships. Now t...


Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into living room

But Apple did not announce support for third party voice skills, like Amazon and Google offer with their smart speakers. "They seem to be using it to dr...


Trump welcomes Romanian president to White House

Not only did Comey's testimony clear President Trump - admitting under oath that the President was not under any investigation - his testimony unmasked Comey'...


Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo: The similarities and differences, explained

The new HomePod works smoothly with your Apple Music subscriptions and it gives you an instant access to over 40 million individual songs. The Apple Ho...


Assassin's Creed Origins coming this October, according to leak

This all but confirms the leaked shirt from days ago which dated the setting of the game at 49 BCE. Check back for more information when Ubisoft heads to E3. ...


Dragon Ball Fighters Coming In 2018

Although it appears to be 2D animation on the surface, it is expected to have a broader range of expression, with Arc System Works utilizing a method that shi...


Apple unveils 'HomePod' connected speaker at WWDC

HomePod uses the company's A8 chip, which Apple also uses for its mobile devices. The new iMac Pro is the most powerful Mac ever made, according to Appl...


China, Kazakhstan to further integrate development strategies as ties flourish

Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with his delegation attended the meeting of the Heads of State Council of SCO. Modi is expected to flag a host ...


The 12 coolest things we learnt from WWDC 2017

Its entry into digital-music sales with iTunes, or the smartphone market with the iPhone , upended those industries and gave them mass appeal. Apple's adhe...


Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night gets an E3 trailer

You can protect yourself from the rain by hiding beneath umbrellas floating around the room, but Bloodless can also use those very umbrellas as projectiles to h...


HomePod Is Apples Unimaginative Answer To Google Home And Amazon Echo

If you're not already in the Apple ecosystem, then the other alternatives will give you the same functionality at a less price than the HomePod . The Appl...


Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac India pricing revealed

With its incredibly thin and seamless enclosure, fast processors and storage and stunning Retina display , iMac sets the gold standard for desktops. You're n...


WWDC17: Apple Unveils HomePod Powered By Siri

Analysts and investors are watching the conference this year for signs of what the company's next blockbuster product might be a decade after the introduction o...


Apple's Cook tells MIT graduates: temper technology with humanity

I can not speak in detail on that. "But in cases when we have information and they have gone through the lawful process we don't just give it but we do it very ...


Apple CEO to MIT grads: Tech without values is worthless

Tim Cook began his 2017 MIT Commencement address by saying that it takes time to find our way in life. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP ) - Apple CEO Tim Cook has urge...


HomePod: New Intelligent Home Speakers From Apple

The real victor could be Echo Show , a $229 model that comes with a seven-inch touchscreen. That ring on the Echo can also be twisted, to adjust volume lev...


Radeon Pro 500 Series for iMac: Performance for Breathtaking 5K Computing

Meanwhile, tvOS will now support Amazon Prime Video and Tim Cook has promised more developments in regards to Apple TV throughout the year. Its groundbr...


Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to redeem predecessor?

It's unclear whether the Note 8 would take the same approach, although it seems unlikely considering the device will have a large, 6.3-inch display. Samsung i...