New iOS function will silence drivers' phones

As a result, a slew of new features have been added to the upcoming version of iOS . However, unlike its competition, Apple is not taking the additional hardware route but has rather planned a highly optimised OS to bring about an AR revolution.

Apple Reveals iPad Pro 10.5 With Productivity In Its Sights

Which means , that the new software update will be officially rolled out some time around September. Standing at just under 7 inches tall, the HomePod comes in the standard Apple white or black colourways. Money received can be used for purchasing Apple services or you can send funds to a bank account. All iPads between iPad Mini 2 and the new iPad (2017) will get the iOS update.

Google to teach school kids about online safety, etiquette

Google to teach school kids about online safety, etiquette

Google said internet safety is one of the most crucial issues the next generation will face, according to a blog post from the company's vice president of engineering. The new program, which was developed with help from teachers, YouTube videographers, internet safety and literacy organizations, and resources, includes classroom curriculum and a video game called Interland .

Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker

Apple says this dynamic image "appears on the top to indicate when Siri is engaged" and the surface offers "integrated touch controls also allow easy navigation". It will not actually block ads, though. And on the hardware side, the new $5k iMac Pro will be the most powerful ever made, with 5.5 teraflops (a real thing) of graphics processing power on its smoogletron (not a real thing).

Apple wants Siri to read your mind and take over your home

That all changes with the introduction of the HomePod . It was only a matter of time before the biggest voice in artificial intelligence joined the fight for smart speaker supremacy. Beyond just controlling music, you can control any "HomeKit" devices through HomePod - that means stuff like Phillips Hue lighting, Nest thermostats, and other smart devices.

Apple just unveiled HomePod, a $349 competitor to Amazon's Echo

HomePod , which will sell for US$350, is slightly less than 7 inches tall and is covered with a seamless 3D mesh fabric which, Schiller said, has "incredible acoustic properties". The Apple HomePod has an A8 chip along with a unique woof specially designed by the company. Apple entered the growing field of voice-controlled speakers for the home on Monday (June 5), taking on early leaders Amazon .com and Google.