Amazon Prime Video Coming to Apple TV Later This Year

As rumoured, HomePad does nearly everything that the rivals, Amazon Echo and Google Home , claim to do, be it taking voice commands to play music , send messages, get updates on news, sports and weather, or control smart home devices by simply asking Siri to turn on the lights or close the shades.

The latest from WWDC 17, Apple's conference for app developers

The HomePod is created to take on the Amazon Echo in smart functionality but also systems like Sonos in audio quality. Apple is updating its smartwatch to give it more "smarts" using the Siri digital assistant. These devices will only keep the most recent messages in local storage . So far, the service has limited payments to purchases of products and services from companies and other organizations.

Apple's Tim Cook says the company helped United Kingdom government following terror attacks

The attacks have prompted some critics to call on major technology companies, including Apple , to aid law enforcement and remove certain encryption standards that they say, makes it harder for investigators to identify bad actors. In the past, the US firm has been subjected to constant flak for its support of digital services that run on end-to-end encryption. "He didn't decide what I wanted him to decide", Cook said of the president.

Apple WWDC 2017: HomePod and iMac Pro Announced

The new GPU can fetch data at speeds of up to 400 Gbps, while being able to perform up to 11 teraflops, according to the company. The new 13 inch MacBook Pro features the latest Intel Kaby Lake Core i7 processors that clock up to 3.5 GHz and up to 4 GHz with Turbo Boost.

Apple Introduces New "Do Not Disturb while Driving" Feature for iPhone

Both developers and consumers are encouraged to play around woth and enjoy this new company focus. Apple generally refrains from making big announcements related to hardware at WWDC. As an added bonus, developers who have integrated Siri into their apps will now get support for more categories, including to-do-lists or reminders, banking and apps that use QR codes.

AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

The company announced a completely new iMac: the iMac Pro , which the company says is the most powerful Mac yet. There's also a 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K Retina display starting at $1,299 (roughly £1,005, AU$1,735). It will have a Retina 5K display and can drive external 5K displays. Recent reports suggest that the Cupertino firm might retain the current design of MacBook Pro as the upgrade will come with the internals.