Apple announces smart speaker HomePod to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

The new iPads are available for order immediately, and will be delivered starting in the week of June 12. The move is the first into a completely new area by Apple for more than two years as the world's most valuable technology company looks to make up for a dip in iPhone sales and new ways to get customers to use more of its money-making apps and services.

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The new iPad starts at $649 and shipping will begin from next week. Incorporating all of the capabilities of the 10.5-inch model, the 12.9-inch Pro is getting an upgrade too. While a subtle shift, I feel like multitasking in iOS 10 never really clicked for me and didn't become a feature I instinctively used frequently.

Apple just unveiled an iPad with a brand new screen size

Apple just unveiled an iPad with a brand new screen size

The 15-inch model goes up to 4.1 GHz with turbo boost. Apple unveiled a number of new devices at WWDC 2017 yesterday, one of them was the new 10.5 inch iPad Pro which replaces the 9.7 inch model. The machines are available to order today and will be in Apple Stores on Wednesday. This comes from bringing the Apple File System to Macs, after adding the technology to iOS in March.

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When users get paid, they receive the money in their new Apple Pay Cash account. For instance, Apple initially resisted enlarging the size of iPhone's screen despite strong sales for larger-display phones made by Samsung and other rivals.

Apple unveils HomePod speaker at WWDC 2017

As expected, Apple unveiled the HomePod smart speaker powered by Siri at the WWDC 2017. With the Apple Music integration, and the ability of users to move over their music library to the HomePod, it is no surprise that the introduction video is all about music.

Apple Homepod: A "breakthrough" smart speaker coming in December for £350

Apple's music-first sales pitch may explain why Apple is pricing this device much higher than comparable home-assistant devices from Google and Amazon , which are not advertised as high-fidelity music devices. Other features coming to iPhones and iPads include messages syncing in the cloud. For starters, the screens have changed, with a "ProMotion" display delivering faster refresh rates of up to 120Hz, which Apple says delivers more responsiveness and smoother motion, ideal for ...