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Release date and new features

We all know that cellphones and driving can be a unsafe mix, and yet a quick glance at the sound of a ping can be irresistible to many motorists. But perhaps the biggest announcement was of the HomePod - Apple's maiden foray into the smart speaker arena with an offering that's powered by Siri .



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In an industry first, data not previously communicated between smartwatch and fitness machine will sync seamlessly - including calories, distance, speed, floors climbed, incline and pace - resulting in the most accurate measurements possible with less device management.



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It can also be used to control Apple HomeKit devices. Apple made the announcements in the opening keynote for its five-day Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose , Calif. Additionally Apple has redesigned the app product page to showcase more content. Apple wants to make an app's product more engaging by highlighting the best content.



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Google is spearheading an educational campaign to teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other trouble. The new iOS file manager was shown off during the course of WWDC 2017 by Apple Senior Vice President Craig Federighi, demonstrating the app's support for nested folders, search, tagging, and both local and cloud storage.



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You have the music world in your hands. What the HomePod really targeting sound quality over its current rivals, it's here that most of the interest will lie. HomePod users may initially be constrained by Siri's lack of capabilities as compared to Alexa, which also boasts the ability to order millions of Amazon products as well as food from restaurants like Domino's.



Michelle Obama to Silicon Valley: 'Make room' for women

Mrs. Obama also explained to the Apple crowd that dealing with fear in life means not allowing fear to consume you. When it comes to getting more women in tech, "we have to want to", Obama said , according to CNN. Obama said that looking at hiring workers in their 20s and 30s is too late. She said that while her husband was president, they weren't able to see much of the world except from freight elevators, backs of kitchens and through blinds.