When Apple announced the HomePod at WWDC earlier this year, it felt like a “me too” moment in response to Amazon launching the Echo series of speakers, and Google launching the Google Home. However a recent report from Bloomberg has suggested that the HomePod is actually something that Apple has been working on since 2012.
Apple sells out of External Graphics Development Kit allotment, Sonnet offers eGFX Box + GPU at reduced cost
Apple launched its External Graphics Development Kit during WWDC 2017 as a way to assist developers with demanding graphics-intensive apps and VR content creation. The unit included the developer edition of Sonnet’s external eGFX GPU chassis, along with Sapphire’s AMD RX 580 8GB graphics card, and Belkin’s USB-C to 4-port USB-A hub.
The HomePod (originally rumored to be called Siri Speaker) is a smart speaker with Wi-Fi capabilities intended to compete against Amazon Echo devices and Google Home—although it will be significantly more expensive. Revealed during Apple’s WWDC keynote, Apple’s senior VP of marketing Phil Schiller boasted about the HomePod’s audio quality, its built-in room sensors, and the integration with Apple Music.
HomePod, Apple’s entry in the emerging smart home speaker market, was announced at WWDC 2017 and scheduled to arrive in time for the lucrative holiday buying season. That timeline, as you may have heard, is no longer accurate as Apple recently pushed the launch back to early 2018.
iMac Pro will reportedly have an A10 Fusion coprocessor for ‘Hey, Siri’ support and more secure booting
There haven’t been many updates on Apple’s iMac Pro since it was first announced back at WWDC in June. However, over the weekend, news broke from the internet’s favorite Apple firmware gurus Steven Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo that the upcoming pro desktop computer will feature an A10 Fusion coprocessor.
Back at its annual WWDC event in June, Apple revealed that a new iMac Pro model would arrive this December. We were told that “the most powerful Mac” it’s ever built would come in 8-Core, 10-Core, and up to 18-Core Xeon CPU configurations, but it seems Apple left out another...
Announced at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this year, the cylindrical smart speaker features a seven-speaker array of tweeters, a four-inch subwoofer and a six-microphone array. "We'll start shipping in the US, UK, and Australia in early ...
Apple has decided to push back one of the products originally revealed nearly 6 months ago in WWDC. The smart speaker, dubbed HomePod, has been delayed further and won't be seen in stores this holiday season. Apple has not given a direct reason to delays, but it seems fairly obvious that the company would've liked to release it to the public before Christmas
Apple updated its WWDC iOS app for supported devices with support for its latest iOS 11 mobile operating system and the 10th anniversary iPhone.
Apple may be missing the holiday shopping season by delaying its HomePod until 2018, but that decision could pay dividends if it makes Siri a better assistant. The smart speaker was due to launch in the US, UK, and Australia in December 2017, having been announced back in June alongside the iMac Pro at WWDC. Today, it conceded it will … Continue reading
Back in June at WWDC, Apple officially announced the HomePod, otherwise known as the ‘Siri Speaker’. The speaker is designed as a competitor to the Amazon Echo, which has been dominating Smart Home sales lately. Originally, the HomePod was supposed to hit shelves in December, just in time for the Christmas rush. However, Apple has …
Apple used its keynote at WWDC in June 2017 to announce a range of updates and evolutions, but the most exciting product to be unveiled at the time was the HomePod.Apple HomePod sees Apple looking to change how you listen to music, again, jumping on...