Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker

Meanwhile, at a San Jose venue in Northern California, Apple's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tim Cook opened the Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC , with announcement that Prime Video, a video streaming service that is operated by Amazon .com, will be integrated into Apple TV, a digital media player and microconsole.

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The feature will be built into iMessage as an app, and essentially lets you send and request money with your contacts in one tap. Apple's move into the P-to-P payments landscape is somewhat late to the game and faces stiff competition. Federighi claims that Apple Pay is the top contactless payment service on mobile devices nationwide. Traditional banks and Square have been pushing their own money transfer services, too.

Apple sends Mac users to the High Sierra

Apple sends Mac users to the High Sierra

Other macOS 10.13 features include a crash protection system, safe document saves, stable snapshots, and native encryption. The browser will also allow users to automatically block auto-play videos by detecting videos that shouldn't be playing when you open a webpage, in a bid to make users' online experience smoother and less annoying.

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Apple wowed developers with a new platform to make augmented reality apps, as well. At WWDC , Apple showcased a handful of new features for the virtual assistant. The tech giant revealed it will be launching a person to person payment app with iOS 11 - another feature that was previously rumored. Individual Apple Music users can share their profiles publicly, or choose to share only selected playlists.

WWDC 2017: Apple launches iOS 11, updates to watchOS

Maybe Apple realizes that the really busy people that work on the iPad Pro don't have time to go searching in their bag for a dongle whenever they want to listen to Apple executive Dr Dre's seminal album Chronic while toggling between apps.

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You'll soon be able send and receive money from your friends within Apple Pay. High Sierra is on developer beta today, there is a public beta at the end of June, and a free update this fall to everyone. The camera will also have more optimized storage, as well as improved image quality with new depth software. 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.