• Apple’s ‘Siri speaker’ may debut as early as next week

    Apple’s ‘Siri speaker’ may debut as early as next week

    It seems as if we’re just a few days away from Apple unveiling a Siri-enabled speaker similar to Amazon’s range of Echo devices and Google’s Home offering.” Notably, Bloomberg’s sources claim the speaker won’t include a display, setting it apart from Amazon’s recently launched Echo Show speaker that offers extra functionality via its 7-inch color touchscreen.
  • Here’s how to watch Apple’s WWDC 2017, and what to expect

    Here’s how to watch Apple’s WWDC 2017, and what to expect

    But we wouldn’t be surprised to see new hardware, too — potentially new MacBook Pro models, a 4K-capable Apple TV, and the iPad Pro 2.That never materialized, but Apple might take the opportunity to roll it out this time around.
  • Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Arrives in December

    Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Arrives in December

    As expected, Apple on Monday introduced a Siri-backed smart speaker, dubbed HomePod, which is expected to launch in December for $349.Echo devices are intended as a way for owners to get information and tap into the Amazon store to purchase items, but Apple is positioning HomePod as, first and foremost, a music speaker.
  • Augmented, Virtual Reality Headed to Macs, iPhones

    Augmented, Virtual Reality Headed to Macs, iPhones

    Using ARKit, developers will be able to create AR apps that work with people's existing iPhones.The upshot is that Apple's entrance into the AR industry will make iOS devices the largest AR platform in the world, according to Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi.
  • Escape Your Commute With the Gorgeous Monument Valley 2

    Escape Your Commute With the Gorgeous Monument Valley 2

    Weary commuters and bored college students play some games to pass the time (ahem, Candy Crush Saga), but there are other games, like Monument Valley, that make people wish they had more time to play.The beautiful graphics and fanciful storyline of Monument Valley get a reprise in the title's sequel, which hit the App Store on Monday following its unveiling at Apple's WWDC.
  • Apple's iPhone Horizon Machines Heading to Third-Party Repair Centers

    Apple's iPhone Horizon Machines Heading to Third-Party Repair Centers

    When this happens to an iPhone, Apple can fix the display using one of its proprietary screen fixing machines called a Horizon Machine.Although Apple denies legislation is influencing this decision, it's worth pointing out any right to repair laws would impact Apple's lucrative repair service business.
  • Soon, you’ll be able to complain to businesses directly on iMessage

    Soon, you’ll be able to complain to businesses directly on iMessage

    A short post about Business Chat is already showing on the company’s website ahead of an official unveiling on Friday, June 9 at this week’s WWDC event in San Jose, California.Launching as part of iOS 11 in the fall, Apple is touting Business Chat as “a powerful new way for businesses to connect with customers directly from within Messages.
  • Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

    Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

    At the Wired Business Conference today in New York City, the exec behind Alexa—Amazon's SVP of Devices David Limp—explained how he thinks Apple's connected speaker fits into the landscape.There's plenty of talk about pitting the features, pricing, and specs of Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, and Google Home against one another.
  • Galaxy S8 Had No Major Impact On Samsung's Sales

    Galaxy S8 Had No Major Impact On Samsung's Sales

    The Galaxy S8 isn't having a huge impact on Samsung's sales, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.1 percent," Guenveur said.
  • Bigger doesn't always mean better. But for the iPad Pro, it definitely does

    Bigger doesn't always mean better. But for the iPad Pro, it definitely does

    Today, we have an iPad Pro review for you, but first let’s explain the growing confusion over the iPad lineup.7-inch iPad Pro — but it lacked “Pro” specifications and capabilities, such as support for the Apple Pencil.
  • We tested popular smartwatches to find the uncontested best

    We tested popular smartwatches to find the uncontested best

    We love the unusual, fun messaging features, such as being able to send haptic taps directly to another Apple Watch.The Sport is available in black, titanium grey, or concrete grey, and it’s one of the best-looking Android Wear 2.
  • The Best Smartwatches of 2017

    The Best Smartwatches of 2017

    The infamous calculator watch has been around since the 1970s, but smartwatches have finally reached the point that they're, well, smart.And now that the Apple Watch has catapulted the category into the mainstream, smartwatches are no longer accessories associated primarily with tech geeks.
  • Rumor: iPhone 8 Won't Support Fingerprint Recognition

    Rumor: iPhone 8 Won't Support Fingerprint Recognition

    Respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, in a new research note obtained and posted by StreetInsider, corroborated rumors that Apple's next flagship iPhone will have an all-glass front with a virtual home button, but called into question whether that button will support fingerprint recognition.So, "the new OLED iPhone won't support under-display fingerprint recognition.
  • Rumor: iPhone 8 May Come in Mirrored Finish

    Rumor: iPhone 8 May Come in Mirrored Finish

    You've probably used your iPhone's front-facing camera as a mirror at some point in your life.Word has it that Apple's next flagship smartphone — widely referred to as the iPhone 8 — will come in a mirrored finish.
  • Check Out the New Emoji Headed to Apple Devices

    Check Out the New Emoji Headed to Apple Devices

    Exciting news, Apple device users: New emoji are on the way.To celebrate World Emoji Day — which, if you weren't aware, happens to be today — Apple is sharing some of the new characters coming to iOS, macOS, and watchOS later this year.
  • How to Secure Your Kid's iPhone

    How to Secure Your Kid's iPhone

    You can install third-party parental control apps, which will handle your family's full suite of desktop and mobile devices.On the kid's iPhone, go to Settings > General > Restrictions > Enable Restrictions.
  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Made a Siri Movie

    Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Made a Siri Movie

    Yesterday, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson tweeted that he had teamed up with Apple "to make the biggest, coolest, sexiest, funnest (is that a word?Now, while The Rock may call this a movie, at under four minutes I'd call this a very well-crafted and expensive advertisement paid for by Apple.
  • Roomba Is Mapping Your House to Make IoT Gadgets Smarter

    Roomba Is Mapping Your House to Make IoT Gadgets Smarter

    In a recent interview with Reuters, iRobot co-founder and CEO Colin Angle said his company may sell maps of users' homes to third-party companies working on smart home devices.The company could reach a deal to sell this data in "the next couple of years," Angle tells Reuters.
  • Trump: Apple to Build 'Three Big Plants' in US

    Trump: Apple to Build 'Three Big Plants' in US

    The president in a Tuesday interview with The Wall Street Journal said the Cupertino tech giant is planning to build three "big," "beautiful" manufacturing plans in the US.Meanwhile, Trump has been pushing for this for a while now.