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Apple's Venmo competitor is built into iMessage

If a friend mentions needing an amount of money, the Messages app can suggest sending those funds via Apple Pay from within the chat. The update now places Apple Pay in direct competition with ...

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First beta of iOS 11 now available for developers

What do you really see? Now this is a big one . But that's just the skin-deep way of looking it. The App Store has been completely redesigned - it's first major redesign since it was introd...

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Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Siri can do those things, too, but Apple's pitch for Siri-powered HomePod is instead focused heavily on music - the company appears to bank on consumers paying for smart speakers that deliver high-q...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Launches New P2P Service to Challenge PayPal (PYPL)

That means any iPhone users will be able to open their camera, point it at a QR code, and receive a prompt to follow a URL. The Echo, released in 2015, and Google Home , released a year ago, ha...

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Apple iMac gets serious spec boost for 2017

Apple iMac gets serious spec boost for 2017

As with most of the information surrounding the rumoured MacBook Pro update, there's very little to go on here. "With major updates to iMac , and a refresh of our MacBook and MacBook Pro lines, t...

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Apple's new iMac computers get a big horsepower boost

Apple's new iMac computers get a big horsepower boost

The clue's in the same: this is mainly aimed at mobile and desktop app makers, but there are always plenty of more consumer-focused updates. For the first time ever on a Mac, iMac Pro features 10Gb ...

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What is Apple Files? New directory for iPad in iOS 11 explained

Chief executive Tim Cook said that Apple had six big announcements Monday at its annual developers conference . So what did we learn about iOS 11? 3D touching the music controller, for example, bri...

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Kerr return adds gloss to big win for unstoppable Warriors

The third quarter was huge for the Warriors . This time around he's 3-for-3 and playing with no fear, matching James' triple-double with his own 32-point, 11-assist, 10-rebound effort. The War...

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Apple announces iOS 11, watchOS4, and HomePod

Techies from all around the world flocked to Apple's Californian HQ for the Worldwide Developers' Conference (WWDC) - an annual event where the tech firm shows off its latest gadgets and software....

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Apple WWDC 2017: Expect hardware updates, not just software

The new features will be part of Apple Pay, the company's payments effort that has slowly been adding new features and partners . Users can send payments to their friends and family members with Mess...

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Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

In addition to those categories, Apple is taking massive strides towards integrating augmented reality. It brings several new features alongside improvements for core technologies that are crucial...

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WWDC 2017: Apple Just Launched A TON of New Products

Readers, what are your thoughts on iOS 11? For instance, tapping on the wireless options will show additional options including hotspot. If you're unable to contain your excitement at the host...

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Apple kicks off event with virtual reality, browser privacy

To help achieve this, the device is also able to detect and separate center vocals, direct energy (instrumentation), and ambient audio (like backing vocals and reverb) within a music track, and then...

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IOS 11 Adds Siri Translation, Overhauls App Store

The new mode will stop notifications from appearing on your screen, and when you try to unlock your phone it'll remind you that you're driving. The browser is also adding "intelligent" tracking preven...

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News, rumours, specs, features, price and release date

However, if you're using a Windows 10 PC, the door has been left ajar in recent years, and you can now also view Apple's WWDC live stream from Microsoft's Edge browser. Apple typically makes ma...

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Apple takes on Amazon with voice-activated speaker

Apple announced a $349, Siri-powered speaker, leveraging its expertise in music against rivals Amazon and Google . Siri will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other h...

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Apple unveils new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and updated 12.9-inch model

The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro , which was the subject of many rumors before its announcement, features borders reduced by almost 40 percent that allows its stunning, larger display to still fit into a s...

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Apple wants Siri to read your mind and take over your home

After all, why do websites still do this? The HomePod speaker stands just under seven inches (18 cm) tall and is covered in fabric mesh that will come in white or gray. You won't get any notificatio...

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Apple AR Kit shows it has Microsoft HoloLens in its sights

This includes commute times for upcoming appointments, relevant information from apps such as Activity, Alarms, Breathe, Calendar, Maps, Reminders and Wallet, as well as headlines from the new Apple N...

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WWDC 2017: Apple Announces iOS 11, HomePod and 10.5-inch iPad Pro

WWDC 2017: Apple Announces iOS 11, HomePod and 10.5-inch iPad Pro

This is along with a boost to the entire Mac lineup, a lot of which focused on improved graphics performance and the ability for the highest end iMacs to support VR. If Apple's developer community l...

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Apple set to unveil smart speaker at annual tech conference

And while no voice A.I. service is a true standout yet, Apple is considered a laggard behind Amazon's and Google's A.I. assistant efforts. With Amazon Echo and Google Home already on the m...

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Apple taking on Venmo with peer-to-peer payments

The announcement comes after Recode reported that Apple had been working on a service to rival Venmo back in April. Apple is integrating this peer-to-peer payments service with Apple Pay, ...

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Apple just unveiled an iPad with a brand new screen size

Other new watchfaces include a kaleidoscope and new characters such as Woody, Jesse, and Buzz from the Toy Story movie franchise. The newly updated MacBook laptops are now available. But alo...

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Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

In case you missed it, the slide in question can be viewed below. Apple is porting its Apple File System to macOS. Whenever the phone is connected to a vehicle using either Bluetooth or a cabl...

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Here's Everything Apple Just Revealed at Its Annual Conference

Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180 and Google sells its Home speaker for $130. Like the Home and Echo, the HomePod's microphones are always listening for the trigger phrase. And ...

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IOS 11's Machine Learning Turns Siri into a 'Her'-Style Assistant

Lastly, there are some remarkable improvements to Apple Pencil and its integration with the operating system. Siri is getting a new voice on the iPhone - and will come with a male option for t...

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Apple reveals powerful new iPad Pro

The Apple Pencil is to be made more powerful, and will soon be able to instantly sign and mark documents as well as launch the Notes app on a locked iPad just by tapping the display. For those dee...

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Apple's WWDC 2017 keynote: iOS, macOS and more

Apple even pulled down over 47,000 apps from the app store a year ago. The first is that Amazon Video Prime is coming to Apple TV later this year. It will be available to download in Septembe...

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Apple dives into augmented reality with new developer platform

An internet-connected speaker called HomePod is coming in December for about $350. The HomePod speaker unveiled Monday is similar to devices from rivals, some of which have been on the market for y...

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IOS 11 is compatible with these iPhones, iPads, iPod

Google followed with its Home speaker, featuring its plain-named Assistant, last year. Meanwhile, a new lock screen also brings notifications into a unified view. The new iPad starts at $649 and will ...

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Apple Announces 10.5-Inch iPad Pro

Retail pricing for the new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch models is below. The devices also feature an updated Retina display , which boasts up to 600 nits of brightness and wide colour gamut support. H...

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Apple Touts New Macs, Amazon Prime Video On Apple TV

With the company planning as many as 10 original television series by the end of this year, the update will make video content far more prominent, Apple's music guru Jimmy Iovine told Bloomberg in...

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Apple Focuses on Discovery with App Store Redesign

It's nearly certain to see the next version of iOS ahead of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s series, which will hit the markets in September. Apple said has that games, photo, video and health app...

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Apple may announce Siri Smart Speaker during Keynote Address

Breaking from tradition, Apple is hosting its 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose this year. Apple devices operating on the company's...

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WWDC 2017: What to expect from Apple's keynote

It's expected to be a big one this year, with Apple's dev-focused event set to push software to the sidelines in favour of a bunch of new hardware announcements. Apple might also allow third-party dev...

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New Smart Speaker Expected as Apple Kicks Off Worldwide Developers Conference

That's what Apple's hoping people will say about its latest iPad , the 10.5-inch iPad Pro , an newly sized tablet designed as an in-between of its hulking 12.9-inch iPad Pro (first released in 201...

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Everything You Need To Know About Apple's New Products

That success naturally provokes a competitive response, and Apple's answer is the awkwardly named HomePod , which it hopes will "reinvent" home audio. Both the 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch model are get...

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Dokpesi, Anyanwu launch new political party

Dokpesi, Anyanwu launch new political party

Nwanyanwu said the formation of the new party was borne out of patriotic desire to give Nigeria a truly progressive party. The PDP has been rocked by a leadership crisis for nearly two years with tw...

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WWDC 2017: iOS 11 Brings Dock and New Multitasking to iPad

Apple said that makes the Mac a great platform for development virtual-reality "experiences". To show the tools off, Apple invited Wingnut AR, the company formed by "Lord of the Rings" director Peter...

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Tech giant releases iPhone and Mac software of the future

Besides playing music , Apple's Siri digital assistant will also respond to requests for information and other help around the house. If the speculation pans out, the speaker would be Apples ...

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