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This Parent Loves Apple's New Do Not Disturb for Drivers

This Parent Loves Apple's New Do Not Disturb for Drivers

Watch out, Venmo, PayPal and Square. Still, the Apple Watch hasn't been a smash hit, fueling worries that the company's ability to transfix customers had waned after the 2011 death of co-founder Ste...

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Apple Fights Distracted Driving With 'Do Not Disturb' Mode

Chief among them is an improved version of Siri, which will use context from your phone to become a better virtual assistant, allowing the service to give more appropriate recommendations and so forth...

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Apple's WWDC 2017 announcements: First thoughts for the enterprise

They're going to make you fall in love with your iPhone and iPad all over again. WatchOS 4 has a new workout UI, support for two-way data exchange with workout machines and more. Under the cover of ...

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Apple Announces HomePod, its Answer to Alexa and Google Home

The 7"-tall device is covered in a "3D mesh fabric" and uses an A8 processor to process and sense various sound-related elements in a given room". The company announced a new voice-controlled speak...

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My favorite from WWDC 2017: an auto-reply feature while user drives

What's more, Apple's new ProMotion technology enables refresh rates of up to 120Hz for an incredibly smooth graphical experience. It has roughly the same footprint as the original iPad Pro 9.7-inc...

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New iMacs bring better screens, powerful processors and graphics, and USB-C

The 15-inch MacBook Pro now comes standard with more powerful discrete graphics with more video memory, and the 13-inch MacBook Pro adds a new $1,299 (US) configuration. The feature uses machine...

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Apple makes iMessage the heart of its P-to-P strategy

It's an industry that's been growing in popularity, and one Apple has been rumored to enter. The feature will be integrated directly into iMessage, so users can send money directly within a conver...

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Apple Pay Is Coming For Venmo

HomePod is deemed a more expensive competitor of Echo, which was released two years ago. Apple purchased Beats Electronics a few years ago, and is hoping to pull fans of Beats headphones and wi...

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Apple's Smart Speaker Is Finally Here

We're rather pleased to hear that the new iPad Pro come with second-gen Touch ID fingerprint scanners, rather than the first-gen version seen in previous iPads. Also in the iOS 11 update was an extens...

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How to install the first macOS 10.13 High Sierra Developer Beta build

Apple also detailed how users who are eager to add some extra muscle to their Mac will be able to use Metal alongside external graphics hardware. Mail , meanwhile, is said to require less space t...

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WWDC 2017: Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

Chief among them: a Siri-enabled speaker called HomePod , a brand new product category for Apple . Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, the HomePod will play music while also helping people to mana...

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Everything Apple announced at its WWDC keynote

Everything Apple announced at its WWDC keynote

Cook also praised the Apple developer community which has 16 million registered developers and added three million previous year. HomePod will be available to purchase in white or space grey in ...

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New Apple iMacs And MacBooks: Australian Prices & Release Dates

There are new Macs and iPads for those looking for new hardware. Apple was using the new 10.5-inch model to demo ARKit, the company's new Augmented Reality platform that will let app developers easi...

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We just checked out Apple's new augmented reality apps

An early glimpse at updates to iPhone and Mac software has become a tradition at Apple's annual conference for app developers, which begins Monday in San Jose, California. If the message senders wan...

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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 is available next week

Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC ) is here, and today's keynote saw a number of VR-specific announcements including Apple's first VR-ready computers to go along with the launch ...

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Amazon Prime Coming to Apple TV

The announcement marks a detente of sorts between the two companies, which have been locked in a streaming rivalry for years. The HomePod was the final product announcement (the classic "one more...

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Apple unveils new features, tools

Apple also unveiled new Macs, addressing complaints that Apple has let its Mac lineup languish in favor of its better-selling products, namely the iPhone . Apple said that makes the Mac a great p...

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Apple expected to launch smart speaker

However, the base model starts at $4,999 and so this machine could be out of reach for most professionals. As for VR, Apple demonstrated how its new line-up of iMacs with all their computing pow...

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Apple Shows Off iOS 11

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, announced HomePod by taking a shot at the quality of the speakers in competitors' products. But Apple is late to the game on ...

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Apple Hopes To Reinvent Home Audio With Its New Device

The speaker has the "power to rock the house", according to Schiller, who said the team worked to make HomePod an potent assistant for news , messages, weather, traffic, home controls and more. I...

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Apple brings "Do not disturb while driving" to iOS 11

It is being expected that Apple may release new features for all its software platforms as WWDC is itself a developer conference. The Updates tab will allow customers to quickly see what has c...

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WWDC 2017: Apple Officially Unveils iOS 11

WWDC 2017: Apple Officially Unveils iOS 11

Rumors leading up to Apple's WWDC 2017 announcements hinted at the end of iOS support for older devices and today Apple's made it official. And if you want more details, you can 3D touch on a ...

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Apple Announces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' for iOS During WWDC 2017

There are also more integrations into WeChat, which is popular in one of Apple's top markets -China. You can delete your Messages from your iPhone , since they'll all be stored in the cloud. Fo...

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Apple Expected to Unveil New Smart Speaker, iOS Updates at Developer Conference

Curiously absent in this copying, however, was Apple . Cook will be joined on stage by other Apple executives and possibly the disembodied voice of design chief Jony Ive, as is tradition. Apple sa...

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Highlights from WWDC 2017

As expected, Apple is introducing a smart speaker to compete with Google's Home and Amazon's Echo . Phil Schiller, Apple's marketing chief, announced a redesigned App Store , getting huge appl...

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Apple's new iOS 11 Control Center combines simplicity and depth

This was followed by the home kit upgrades and the app now also supports speakers. The speaker is similar to cheaper devices from Amazon and Google . Apple has made a few interesting changes in ...

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WWDC 2017: Apple HomePod, Siri-powered smart speaker, promises unbelievable sound quality

The device contains six microphones to pick up voice commands. Google followed with its Home speaker , featuring its plain-named Assistant, last year . Apple's new iMacs are getting brighter di...

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Here Are The Specs Powering The First VR-Ready iMac Pro

Asides from gaining Intel's Kaby Lake processors, Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar received a price reduction, now starting at $1,299.00. Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon proces...

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WWDC: Apple's iOS 11 Features Revised Apple Pay, Photos, and More

Messages will revise the App Drawer for easier integration with apps like Stickers, and iCloud will auto-sync messges between devices for smaller and faster backups. The " HomePod " speaker unveiled M...

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Apple will announce tvOS 11 on June 7

If you are a developer or have your device UDID registered by a developer, then downloading and installing the iOS 11 beta 1 to test is now an option. app stores , fuelling the rumours further. But ...

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Apple's iOS 11 Comes With New Do Not Disturb While Driving Mode

The iPad Pro can also dynamically adjust its display refresh rate to fit its native content refresh rate, like with 48Hz movies. Siri will be voice activated to respond to requests for information an...

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Apple Unveils New iPad Pro Models

It's essentially a software event, which gives the tech firm a chance to show external developers its plans about forthcoming releases. There's a new "Files" app, which can help keep files and docum...

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How lucrative Apple's App Store has been for developers over the years

Apple introduced iOS 11 , the next version of the software that powers the iPhone and iPad, and rolled out new tools for developers to create augmented reality applications for the devices. It wil...

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Apple pushes Siri to the fore

But Siri voice control is also the key to taking on the Amazon Echo . These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way pers...

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HTC Vive VR gaming arrives on Mac OS computers

HTC Vive VR gaming arrives on Mac OS computers

The SteamVR SDK will be supported alongside two of the most popular VR development engines, Unity and Unreal. You will no longer have to dual boot Windows on your iMac computers to reap the benefi...

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6 things you need to know about the Apple HomePod

Apple will compete with Google Home and Amazon Echo later this year with a new speaker called HomePod . Chief among these new skills are new translation capabilities, more natural-sounding vocal...

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Apple To Debut Peer-To-Peer Payment System This Fall

Apple's move into the P-to-P payments landscape is somewhat late to the game and faces stiff competition. The feature will be integrated directly into iMessage, so users can send money directly wit...

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What Is Apple's HomePod?

The long anticipated Apple rival to the Amazon Echo and Google Home, dubbed Home Pod , has arrived. Apple seems focused on making the very best home speaker, particularly for people who use t...

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It's Here: Apple's First Smart Speaker, the HomePod

Google and Amazon's comparable offerings will make that tricky. The company unveiled a speaker called " HomePod " on Monday at its annual developers conference. With Apple doing small things ...

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Apple unveils watchOS 4 and the future of Apple Watch

Apple unveils watchOS 4 and the future of Apple Watch

Native sleep tracking software has so far been missing on the Apple Watch range, despite its popularity among rival devices . "This new bluetooth API may seem like a small detail, but with it, App...

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