Apple watchOS 4 unveiled, stars new Siri-powered watch face

Glanceable information on the watch face isn't a new concept-plenty of Apple Watch faces include information like date, time, and calendar events. To begin with, the watchOS 4 has been added with three new watch faces which include - Siri face, Kaleidoscope face, and Toy story face.

Apple HomePod: The smart speaker battle is on

While the Echo and Home aren't known for great sound quality, Apple engineers - presumably with some help from Beats engineers - built the HomePod for high-fidelity audio quality. Now it sells 40 million units a year . Apple needs its users to be excited enough about the product to pay a hefty premium. The device will retail at $349, come in white and space grey and will be available in the United Kingdom in December.

Apple unveils VR features on Mac, new iPhone software

Apple unveils VR features on Mac, new iPhone software

Apple Inc . has arguably perfected the art of the up-sell. "We really believe it is going to take your home music experience to the next level", Apple chief executive Tim Cook said as he unveiled it. The research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the USA are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year , more than double its estimate from last year .

Apple Shows Off iOS 11

There's likely to be comparisons to the Amazon Echo and Google Home, but Homepod is different. It is this potential that Apple will hope to tap into once they get the ARKit into the hands of more developers. And a new format called High Efficiency Image File Format can reduce the file size of the pics you take on an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. Apple's inclusion of a driving mode for the iPhone comes after a class action was launched in the United States claiming the company had ...

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It's going to be great for deep divers, but if you want to simply surf around looking at a bunch of stuff on one screen you may be left wanting. Developers can access your Cloud Library, pull your For You recommendations for music personalization, surface Featured music and charts to bubble up what's most popular and search through playlists, stations and categories.

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The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. Apple knows it is not first to the game when it comes to smart speakers, so it is using the audio quality as the game changer. Apple Pay is now available in only 15 countries and the iPhone maker has been working aggressively to bring the service to more countries and global markets.