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Apple's Smart Speaker HomePod Finally Hits The Market

Apple's Smart Speaker HomePod Finally Hits The Market

You can also get two Sonos One speakers with built-in Alexa voice control for what the cost of one HomePod. And Google's speaker incorporates a machine learning-fueled feature called Smart Sound, which Google says dynamically tunes the audio to its new environment within seconds, similar to Apple's spatial awareness feature.


Florida Man's Apple AirPod Started Smoking, Blew Up, He Says

Florida Man's Apple AirPod Started Smoking, Blew Up, He Says

Originally brought to light via WFLA in Tampa, Colon was in the midst of his regular workout routine at a nearby gym when he first noticed "white smoke billowing out". It's not the first time a popular product has gone up in flames. Apple says it is investigating the claims, which could have resulted in serious burns had the man not quickly removed the allegedly faulty gadget, according to the Daily Mail .


Upcoming Chrome update will label HTTP sites 'not secure'

Upcoming Chrome update will label HTTP sites 'not secure'

Google Chrome omnibox will display "Not secure" for all HTTP pages. Because Chrome holds something like 56 per cent of the global browser market share across mobile and desktop platforms, Google's name-and-shame label is likely to be noticed by a great many Chrome users and by any websites those fans no longer visit due to security concerns.


Apple Source Code Leak Breaches Virtual Fort Knox Around iOS

Apple Source Code Leak Breaches Virtual Fort Knox Around iOS

The company wants its consumers to stay up to date with their iOS. The current iOS version in vogue is iOS 11, and hence all devices running the latest iOS version can be considered perfectly safe. The security implications may have been small this time, but that may not be the case with a future leak. Last year, a Reddit user named Apple_Internals posted the code, but at the time, it failed to gain the same amount of attention.


Some New Pokemon Are Flying Into Pokemon Go Very Soon

Some New Pokemon Are Flying Into Pokemon Go Very Soon

The Pokemon GO team is not done yet with all the exciting work. Niantic is releasing a large batch of Hoenn region Pokemon, aka Gen 3 Pokemon, on February 9th. Naturally, this kind of event can't just go by without special bundles in the in-game store. The special boxes will stay in the store until February 23rd.