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Apple Unveils iOS 11 At WWDC 2017

App switching between apps on the iPad, and the iPhone . Previously, users would have to deal with double the notifications or delete conversations twice. An updated file management system should make changing directories much safer and faster. It's a risk that the Cupertino, California-based Apple needs to take because it gets most of its profits from the iPhone, whose demand has flatlined in recent years.



Apple's official video introduction of the HomePod

Apple's new iMacs are getting brighter displays and graphics capabilities, which Apple says makes the Mac a great platform for developing virtual-reality experiences. Considering all three smart speakers have similar functionality, it will be interesting to see if Apple's inclusive ecosystem will influence successful sales of the Cupertino company's newest device.



Apple WWDC 2017 highlights: Siri, HomePod, iOS 11, and more

Be warned though. There's no telling when Apple might end up thwarting this method, leaving you with a bricked device that forces you to downgrade back to iOS 10. As evidence, we present the short-lived (for now) listing of an Apple-made iOS app called "Files". This will include apps such as Shazam getting the ability to auto add discovered songs to your library.


Amazon is offering a discount on Prime for people on government assistance

Amazon is offering a discount on Prime for people on government assistance

The discounted rate is $5.99 per month. Amazon's announced Prime fee represents a steep cut to its usual price of $10.99 a month ($99 for annual memberships). The move marks a departure for Amazon Prime, which is popular with upper-income households. Almost 44 million Americans now use food stamps . If potential subscribers have a valid Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, they will qualify for the discount.



Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, refreshes 12.9-inch model

San Jose, June 6 :Apple announced the rumoured iPad Pro 10.5-inch. They support HDR video with a 120Hz refresh rate. The camera has also been improved and now both the new iPad Pros offer a 12MP rear camera and a 7MP front facing camera. Apple has introduced new hardware which includes a Siri powered speaker, and gave a glimpse of the upcoming iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch features as the company's WWDC event was kick started.



Apple's HomePod speaker will 'reinvent music'

Apple says its history of "reinventing portable music" through iTunes and the iPod means it is in a strong position to challenge its rivals. Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller filled in some, but not all , of the blanks. But the company relented, and Apple's larger phones have become hot commodities as more people have embraced having a bigger display to look at pictures and watch video on the devices.