Here's our first look at Apple's new HomePod smart speaker
06 Juin, 2017, 10:29 | Author: Claudine Rigal
HomePod includes Siri voice integration and will function as a "home assistant", according to Schiller.
The trend-setting company also is putting new twists on existing products as it delves deeper into virtual reality and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.
Apple has announced its own connected smart speaker to rival Amazon's Echo and Google Home, as the Californian company throws its hat into the smart home arena. As a music-playing device, it will also be a challenger to Sonos, whose wifi-controlled speakers are used by many smartphone users for home entertainment. It will start shipping in December for $349 in white and space gray colors. Combined with Siri you'll be able to ask it to "play more from this band" or ask for more songs with the same guitarist and the like. "It will reinvent home audio", boasted Apple CEO Tim Cook.
More than 35 million people in the US are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than doubling from last year, according the research firm eMarketer. As the name suggests, like Alexa powers the Echo speakers, and Google Assistant powers Google's Home speakers, Siri would assist these speakers. Google followed with its Home speaker, featuring its plain-named Assistant, last year. The research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the USA are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than doubling from last year.
It is the first new device Apple has announced in nearly three years.
Arab rift over Qatar raises economic concerns
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), in a Twitter post, said it has cancelled all flights to Qatar from Monday morning onwards. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi urged them to restrain the countries which support terrorist organizations.
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The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will start at $1,799 and the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will go for $2,399. During a year ago WWDC , Apple is working on Siri for implementing it and using the future devices like the Airpods.
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The Met said that family liaison officers had been deployed to support the families of the victims killed in Saturday's attack. She said the U.K.'s national threat level remained at severe on Monday, which "means that a terrorist attack is highly likely".
Apple Watch has emerged as the market leader for smartwatches - but it has competition after including basic fitness trackers in the count.
The lack of a breakthrough device has periodically raised concerns that Apple has become too dependent on the iPhone and supported the theory that the company lost its knack for innovation when its co-founder Steve Jobs died of cancer in 2011. During Jobs' last decade, Apple introduced the iPod, iPhone and iPad - all huge commercial successes that both reshaped daily life and swamped previous digital music players, smartphones and tablets.
Inventec Corp., the Taipei manufacturer that already makes the AirPod wireless headphones, will add the speaker to its Apple repertoire, the people said. This overall adoption is still tiny compared to, say, the number of people using smartphones every month, but growing faster.
Here's a taste of what we can expect on Monday. New iMacs released Monday are getting better displays and graphics capabilities. Another Safari feature will stop video from automatically playing on websites. It will not block the ads themselves, though. The idea is to get outside software programmers geared up to write apps for Apple products.
Software updates are also expected for Apple's smartwatch and TV box for streaming online video. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings.
This time, however, they also cut off all travel to and from Qatar and ordered Qatari citizens to leave the countries. A sign indicating a route to the Qatar Embassy is seen in Manama, Bahrain , on June 5.
Liverpool though still need to agree a fee with the Saints, whose best players seem to move to Anfield every single season. Liverpool have won the race to land Southampton's highly sought-after defender Virgil van Dijk , according to reports.
Three-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was also in attendance, sitting next to Neymar in the prime courtside seats. And then the laugh of disbelief from both men, with a little fourth-wall breaking from the Formula One star as well.
Curry had a triple-double, with 32 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists, including this no-looker to Shaun Livingston. Sunday night's Game 2 of the NBA Finals marked an emotional return to the bench for Warriors head coach Steve Kerr .
Apple made a number of announcements at its Worldwide Developers Conference Monday, but one feature may be a true life-saver. The 10.5in iPad Pro gets a new A10x Fusion brain, which Apple reckons is more powerful than many current (non-Apple) laptops.
Ce point est particulièrement problématique car cette mesure contredit un accord sur la libre circulation au sein du CCG. Etihad, Emirates et flydubai vont suspendre leurs vols vers le Qatar " jusqu'à nouvel ordre " ce mardi 6 juin 2017.
Gale crater was selected as the landing site for Curiosity; it hosts a ~5-km-tall mountain of layered sedimentary rock. While the shallow water of the lake was richer in oxidants, the deeper water sources were less affluent.
Stocks are edging lower in midday trading as the market pulls back from its latest record highs set last week. The S&P 500 energy sector rose 0.2 percent after falling 4.3 percent over the previous two weeks.
According to the Dallas Morning News , officials identified the bounty hunters as Fidel Garcia Jr. and Gabriel Bernal. The two bounty hunters had tracked down the fugitive, Ramon Hutchinson, to a Nissan dealership in Greenville.
Comment rejoindre leur petite monarchie? En réponse, Qatar Airways a annulé tous ses vols à destination de l'Arabie saoudite. Vodafone Qatar était affecté avec une baisse de 8,9%, et la Qatar National Bank, première banque du pays, perdait 4,6%.
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His Real Madrid side played quite poorly this season and he has been dealing with large shares of the criticism himself. This is something which will only further his playing career and his first accolade may come as soon as this summer.