Apple is giving gift cards of up to $200 back for its customers who buy some of its older iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Macs.
A multi-user Siri that recognizes the person talking to it would allow the voice assistant to become even more useful. There's a patent filed for that.
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There are two different AirPods upgrades in the pipeline, according to rock-solid tipsters, as well as "studio-quality" over-ear Apple headphones.
The digital assistant gets a bit faster and will help iPhone, iPad, HomePod and Apple Watch users get to their favorite tasks faster with just a hot phrase.
Apple is expected to focus exclusively on software announcements at its WWDC 2018 opening event in San Jose, California, and you can follow all the action live online starting at 10 a.m. PDT.
No iPhone SE 2, no iPad Pros with Face ID, no refreshed MacBooks, and certainly no Apple Watch Series 4. Still, there's plenty of exciting software stuff reportedly slated for WWDC 2018 announcements.
Apple is reportedly keen on "advancing its digital assistant ambitions" at next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, both with expanded Siri capabilities and a lower-cost Beats smart speaker.
tvOS will be able to route Apple TV sound output to compatible AirPlay 2 speakers, such as the HomePod. Speaking of, it's going to be available in three more countries soon.
Supply chain whispers claim that it would go for around half the current price of the HomePod. Will it make a dent and appeal to a younger core audience?
29 leakers were caught overall and Apple has assured all employees that these rogues will forever wear a scarlet letter if they ever wish to return to their industry.
The market expects 7 million sales in the calendar year and the best that Ming-chi Kuo, renowned Apple analyst, can muster is 2.5 million.
On this week's show, Apple continues to ruffle feathers for the way it conducts business and gets away with it. Meanwhile, another dirty secret about Android slips loose.
If it wasn't already abundantly clear, suppliers and analysts have confirmed Apple's HomePod struggles in a Bloomberg report, with sales significantly below internal expectations.
Former employees say Siri never had a way to lose because Apple never set a way forward for it. Also, Broadcom banned from acquiring Qualcomm.
The employees say that executive visions for Siri have clashed with their own and have been slow to adapt to the competition.
It's certainly not surprising to hear a (relatively) affordable new iPhone and iPad are in the pipeline, but Apple could also gear up to launch (more) budget-friendly MacBook Air and HomePod versions this year.
Unknown yet is what parts will go into the upgraded 13-inch MacBook models, but it might just be that we could see a sub-$999 MacBook Air soon.
Consider uninstalling and than reinstalling the Home app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. It might need a good refresh in its scenes and accessories.
One of these companies has been taken to the wringer by the US government and itself. The other loses an executive, a sad yearly tradition. We discuss both on our show!
If you thought the $349 HomePod was expensive, it turns out Apple spends a lot to make its first-ever smart speaker, which makes profit margins pretty thin.
The silicone ring at the bottom of Apple's smart speaker doesn't leave residue, but because it dampens vibrations, it will mess around with the oils of finished surfaces.