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Honda to roll out all-new Accord with no V6 option

Honda to roll out all-new Accord with no V6 option

The 10th generation of Honda's venerable Accord will debut for 2018 without a V6 engine option. A step up from that will be a 2.0-liter version, with i-VTEC. That was in sport mode. Honda hasn't disclosed the power rating for the new turbo 2.0-liter, but my highly unscientific seat-of-the-pants feel says it's somewhere around the 250-260 hp mark, with similar figures for torque output.


WWDC unveils Apple's newest gadget, the HomePod

WWDC unveils Apple's newest gadget, the HomePod

You'll be able to play music (obviously), connect multiple in a single room, and use a multiroom setup too (like Sonos or Google Home ). " Apple reinvented portable music with iPod and now HomePod will reinvent how we enjoy music wirelessly throughout our homes ", said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a statement.


Here's What an Amazon Exec Says About Apple's HomePod

Here's What an Amazon Exec Says About Apple's HomePod

Apple is taking on Amazon's Echo and Google Home with a voice-activated $349 speaker called the HomePod . HomePod owners will only be able to stream music from Apple Music , and will not be able to use a third party service such as Spotify as an alternative.


Erdogan Ratifies Deployment of Turkish Troops to Qatar

Erdogan Ratifies Deployment of Turkish Troops to Qatar

The vote came just days after five Arab countries cut their ties with the gas-rich country over accusations that it supported terrorism . Qatar has angered its neighbors by supporting certain Islamist political movements in the region. The move carries some risk for Turkey , particularly if Saudi Arabia attacks or annexes Qatar. Turkey is already relatively isolated in the region and is frightened of losing its staunchest regional ally.


Apple reveals 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' for iPhone and iOS11

Apple reveals 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' for iPhone and iOS11

A year and a half later Apple checked out and discontinued the iPod Hi-Fi, telling Engadget that it "decided to focus priorities on the iPod and iPhone and will not be making more iPod Hi-Fi units". Brands will now be able to set up dedicated iMessage chatlines, letting iOS 11 users text them for help without needing to navigate through a complex phone tree or find the right form on the website.