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WWDC 2017: Apple unveils virtual reality, browser privacy features on Macs

WWDC 2017: Apple unveils virtual reality, browser privacy features on Macs

The company used deep-learning to create a new, more expressive voices for Siri. Anything Amazon or Sonos can do, Apple's newly unveiled HomePod can do better. The assistant speaker or rather "musicologist" as Apple likes to call it will not be available for sale until December, and it is unclear if the device will ever debut in India.



A first look at the redesigned App Store in iOS 11 [Gallery]

A bunch of Siri upgrades are to be expected whenever a new iOS rolls around, but hidden away in the Accessibility menu under General in Settings for iOS 11 is a new Type to Siri option: When Siri is launched, you can type out your question rather than speaking.



AMD's new Radeon Pro 500 series powers new MacBook Pro

Apple's 2016 MacBook Pros are getting Intel's Kaby Lake processors and faster solid state drives. Apple's all-in-one iMac has gone Pro with powerful new processors and graphics created to meet the needs of professional users. "Today iMac gets a huge graphics performance increase, faster CPU performance, Thunderbolt 3 and a brighter Retina display with support for 1 billion colors".



Get Two Sonos Speakers for Price of Single Apple HomePod

By the time the first HomePods ship in December, Google Home will have had a one-year head start, and Amazon Echo three years. To play this music well, the HomePad has the hardware that other smart speakers like Google Home or Alexa lack.



What the Tech? New iOS 11 features

Now, if you're wondering why these sound so much like what desktops have been able to do for the past two decades or more, you'd be spot on! There may be some CIO's concerned about Apple's cloud-based iMessage storage system in iOS 11 .



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

Of course, despite the fact that the previous five had already covered everything in the Apple spectrum, no one was expecting anything on the iPhone . Pricing of the device is also yet to be revealed. Pricier than the Google Home at $129 and Amazon Echo at $180, but the speaker quality may justify the higher price.