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Twitter's Apple HomePod verdict: 'It looks like a roll of toilet paper'

Twitter's Apple HomePod verdict: 'It looks like a roll of toilet paper'

The smart speaker works by talking to an updated Siri that better understands music-related requests, Apple said during its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. That leaves Apple . Although it was the first smartphone maker to come out with a digital assistant when Siri debuted in 2011, it hasn't had a stand-alone assistant.



Apple Thinks Its Smart HomePod Will 'Reinvent' Home Audio

The 7-inch tubular speaker , which runs on an Apple A8 chip , works with an Apple Music subscription with the ability to play 40 million songs , and learns about the user's music preferences to help them discover new music. "I hope there's a day when that happens". This increases the likelihood that we will soon see a Bixby-powered smart speaker from Samsung. The company "can't afford to yield valuable real-estate in the heart of people's homes to Amazon, Google and others", said ...


Amazon Drops Unlimited Cloud Storage for Individuals

Amazon Drops Unlimited Cloud Storage for Individuals

Prime members will continue to get unlimited photo storage, so photo storage won't be counted against Prime members' storage limits. The online retail giant has killed off the unlimited cloud storage plan, which started at $11.99 per year. When your subscription ends , if you have auto-renew turned on and less than 1TB of data stored, Amazon will renew your account at the 1TB tier for $59.99.



Qatar Gulf Rift: Indonesia Looking to Replace Qatar Airways

Doha subsequently cultivated not only Islamists like America's foes Iran, Hamas and the Taliban in pursuit of leverage, but also Washington itself, hosting the largest United States air base in the Middle East, reported Reuters . Tillerson, traveling Monday in Australia with Defense Secretary James Mattis, moved quickly to try to close the regional fissure with comments that he added to on Tuesday.


Project Scorpio Xbox Developer Kit Detailed

Project Scorpio Xbox Developer Kit Detailed

Nevertheless, the conclusions that have been drawn from the hidden messages in Microsoft's teasers aren't exactly a stretch. The Xbox Scorpio is basically a refreshed version of the existing Xbox One console, and cosmetic changes are but the least of things to look forward to.


Thiem braced for Nadal test after ending Djokovic's reign

Thiem braced for Nadal test after ending Djokovic's reign

But she failed to put away Halep and the 2014 Roland Garros runner-up powered through the decider in just 20 minutes to complete a remarkable 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-0 victory. "So far I have always played way worse match the following day if I beat a top guy". The 25-year-old then broke the Frenchwoman as she served to stay in the match to clinch just her second appearance in the last four at a Grand Slam.