Stories about Electronics

Jun 08 2017

Get Two Sonos Speakers for Price of Single Apple HomePod

IDC expects worldwide smartphone shipments to rise 4.2 percent this year , which is a rebound from the record low 2.5 percent gain a year ago but well under the doub...

Jun 08 2017

Apple TV enables Amazon Video app, stalemate thaws

The market for internet-connected speakers and other smart home technology may be big enough to help Apple diversify. Priced at $349, Apple's first voice-activated ...

Jun 08 2017

UK election 2017: Voters to go to the polls

How do I vote in the election? Alternatively, you may have opted to vote by proxy - the deadline for which was 5pm on April 28. Yes. If you registered then you will b...

Jun 08 2017

Apple Unveils Wireless Speaker HomePod

Compared to the Google Assistant that powers the Google Home and the Alexa , which is inside Amazon's speaker, Siri is pathetic, especially in India where it can...

Jun 08 2017

Apple Finally Unveiled its Amazon Echo Rival

Apple has announced a lot of new stuff at the WWDC today, including a smart home speaker known as HomePod . Claiming that it will do to your home what the iPod ...

Jun 08 2017

Apple HomePod sets sights on Amazon Alexa, Google Home

Both Amazon Echo and Google Home respond to voice commands to play songs, look up stuff online, check the weather, set a reminder or control Internet-connected home ...

Jun 08 2017

WWDC 2017: Apple announces Siri-powered HomePod to take on Amazon's Echo

A survey released last month by research firm eMarketer found Echo speakers held 70.6 percent of the United States market, compared with 23.8 percent for Google Home an...

Jun 08 2017

IOS 11: we rank the 10 best features

Read on to find out everything the company announced at WWDC 2017 , its 28th annual developers' conference. The secret is officially out: Apple is taking on Amazon...

Jun 08 2017

Amazon Prime Video Is Coming to Apple TV

New indoor maps of areas like malls and airports indicated that Apple might be laying groundwork to display informationover images of those places in the future. Follow...

Jun 08 2017

Apple HomePod Speaker Price, Release Date, and Specs Announced

Consider that in Apple's latest quarterly and annual regulatory filings the terms machine learning and artificial intelligence weren't mentioned once. Apple's narrower...

Jun 08 2017

Apple shows off HomePod Siri speaker

Google and Amazon are betting that majority customers will just not care for it. This new breed of speaker presents a tantalizing future powered by voice, where comput...

Jun 08 2017

Apple puts Siri helper at center of home-tech empire

Yet even as Apple showed off HomePod-which it saved for last during the more than two-hour presentation-the company seemed to deliberately undersell the device as an al...

Jun 08 2017

Apple HomePod's Strengths Over Amazon Echo Show

There are six microphones in HomePod , so it can handle voice commands - even when it's playing music - through Apple's digital assistant Siri . But let's face it, ...

Jun 08 2017

Uber Asia business head Eric Alexander fired

According to the report, Alexander showed the medical records to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and SVP Emil Michael. When asked about whether Alexander was included among ...

Jun 08 2017

Apple Updates MacBook Lineup with Kaby Lake Processors

Introducing iMac Pro . Power to the pro. Release for the iMac Pro won't be until December in Australia, and unfortunately there's no price yet, but with a starting p...

Jun 08 2017

Amazon devices chief: HomePod and Echo ain't the same thing

HomePod , announced on Monday, will stream songs from Apple Music but also use smart assistant Siri to respond to voice commands. Apple has already signed up mo...

Jun 08 2017

Apple expected to debut new Internet-connected speaker at developers conference

With its new user-to-user payment feature, Apple Pay will be going up against competitors like Venmo in a bid to make itself more useful to users. However, there are ...

Jun 08 2017

Is Apple's New HomePod Speaker Everything You Want It to Be?

But the product seems directly inspired by existing smart speakers from Amazon and Google . Apple could eventually open the HomePod up to outside developers, muc...

Jun 08 2017

Was There Anything For Developers At WWDC?

Neither the iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c will work with Apple's new iOS 11 software, Apple announced at yesterday's unveiling of the new version of its smartphone operat...

Jun 08 2017

Apple unveils HomePod Speaker, taking on Amazon Echo and Google Home

The announcement made at the 2017 Apple , Worldwide Developer Conference , saw the Company roll out HomePod , a 7-inch tall speaker that has a retail price of $349, it...