Apple brings AR to developers, and a completely redesigned app store

Also, according to the company's announcements, the new Apple iPad Pro 10.5 inch will be available in four different color options including silver, space grey, gold, and rose gold.

Apple's "True Tone" display will dynamically adjust the white balance4 of the display to match the light around the user for a more natural viewing experience.

The connectivity continues in Apple Music, which will let you see what your friends are listening to and could, say, allow Shazam to add music to your library automatically.

Yes, Amazon got there first and Google's been doing it for some time too, but the rumoured Apple smart home speaker is indeed a reality.

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Golden State is responsible for plenty of Cleveland's struggles because of its offensive weapons and defensive pressure. Coming to a tough environment, we knew it was going to be tough, but they won the first two games.

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs, "HomePod" provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music. Siri will leverage the same AI learnings and capabilities to work on the HomePod smart speaker.

To be available on the market in December this year, the compact wireless speaker has some identical functions offered by similar products made by other companies, such as Amazon Echo, but promises to produce sound with higher quality, Xinhua reported. 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 have booked, the company said.The speaker, however, is a completely new category for the electronics giant, which wants to claim a bigger presence in its customers' living rooms.

Apple had plenty of other announcements.

Safari, Apple's web browser, is getting new features aimed at online annoyances. New iMacs and Macbook laptops will start shipping from Monday. It will not actually block ads, though. Yep, similarly to Apple Music and News the App Store is going big on curation so that it'll be easier than ever to find apps that you'll use a few times. It can handle everyday household questions and tasks. You can use TouchID to authenticate payments and money transfers, and any money you receive through Apple Pay in iMessage will go to your Apple Pay cash card. There is a Drag and Drop feature that allows moving images and text. iOS 11 includes deep integration of Apple Pencil into iPad with support for features such as inline drawing and Instant Notes that opens Notes from the lock screen by just tapping the Pencil on the display. Earlier Apple Pay transactions could be done only with businesses and institutions.

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The attacks ended after a standoff lasting several hours, during which the gunmen holed up in parliamentary office buildings. The attacks began midmorning when assailants, armed with Kalashnikov rifles and explosives, stormed the parliament building.

Most with an iPhone or iPad will be used to iOS 10, the most recent version of Apple's mobile operating system.

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling a new "smart" home speaker and device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.

Ortutay reported from NY.

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