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Apple announces workstation-class iMac Pro

Unfortunately, Apple is still holding out most of the details as the Xeon and Radeon Vega iMac Pro won't start shipping until December, with a starting price of USA $4,999. The display resolutions on the all-in-ones are staying the same, but the underlying technology is getting a boost to provide 500 nits of brightness, which should lead to a 43 percent increase in brightness over the older models.



New Apple iPad rolled out at WWDC 2017

Another watch face, dubbed Kaleidoscope, turns your cover image into a kaleidoscopic pattern that might end up distracting you on a particularly tiresome afternoon at the gym. A new QuickType keyboard on iPad delivers quick access to numbers, symbols and punctuation. You can drag certain apps to hover over other apps, put them in split screen, and even drag and drop text, links, photos, and files.



Apple unveils new iPad, iMac and MacBook at developers conference

Coming to the iMacs, the brand has upgraded the specs of the new iMacs, and it now features Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. SSD storage options are now up to 50% faster. Apple just gave a sneak peek of its new workstation PC for professional users and the shipping will commence in December, with the price starting at a whopping $4,999 in the U.S.



(Update) Dissidia Final Fantasy NT leaked for PlayStation 4

In their continued effort to bridge the gap between their Western and Japanese fans, Square Enix is bringing the Final Fantasy-themed brawler Dissidia Final Fantasy NT to the Americas and Europe. The game will reprise the "bravery combat system" in 3v3 battles and 10 different arenas. It's based on an arcade version of Dissidia that released in Japan only in 2015.



Apple Takes On Amazon

Apple has announced a voice-activated loudspeaker powered by its virtual assistant Siri . "There is so much momentum building around these speakers that it would be hard for Apple not to come out with one", said industry analyst Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy.



Siri, HomePod, Macs and more: Highlights from Apple's WWDC 2017

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality (VR), online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning. For one , both devices will be able to process augmented reality features in games and apps. The new model will begin shipping on Monday. Apple revealed two new versions of the iPad Pro: one is 10.5 inches, while the other is 12.9.