Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

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07 June, 2017

CoreML is a new framework for machine learning that enables processing to happen on the device and help apps to predict outcomes and learn from experience.

The newest version of the Apple Watch operating system, watchOS 4, will come bundled with a new Siri watch face that integrates personalized recommendations directly within the experience.

Six microphones can pick up voice commands and Siri can learn a listener's preferences, send messages, update news and weather and act as a smart home hub.

WWDC 2017: Apple previewed iOS 11, a major update to the advanced mobile operating system.

WWDC 2017: Apple introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring ProMotion technology and incredible performance with the new A10X Fusion chip. If you receive money through iMessage it will straight go to Apple Pay Cash card. On the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, image file sizes will be reduced through High Efficiency File Format processing.

That's still many millions of devices, mind - but also many, many millions of today's still-viable iPads and iPhones without.

Joel Feldman also lost his daughter to a distracted driver in 2009 and founded the advocacy group End Distracted Driving.

New Apple Watch Sport and Classic Buckle bands became available on apple.com and will be available during the 5-11 June week at Apple Stores, selected Apple Authorized Resellers and carriers in the U.S. and over 35 countries and regions. It also blocks texts when the vehicle is moving.

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Plus, iPad users get drag-and-drop functionality, a better app switcher, and a new file manager called Files.

Other tweaks for developers include the ability for existing devices to support Apple's HomeKit smart home service, and support for to-do lists, notes, reminders, and banking with Siri. Users just have to tap Apple Pencil on the display and start scribbling away on the Note app. And, for iPad, it brings new QuickType keyboard, which offers quick access to numbers, symbols and punctuation.

With GymKit, according to Apple, customers using their favourite cardio equipment will soon be able to pair their Apple Watch directly to treadmills, ellipticals, indoor bikes or stair steppers from global manufacturers such as Life Fitness and Technogym with a simple tap.

Apple hasn't said how fast you must be going to catch DNDWD's notice.

Harsh for those companies, but iPhone users will get over it (we're sure).

Control Center has also been redesigned, as have the lock screen and Notification Center. iOS 11 is also bringing floor plans for shopping malls and airports to Apple Maps.

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