According to Bloomberg reports, Apple's Siri smart speakers already in manufacturing to debuts at upcoming of Worldwide Developers Conference, but the shipping time may have to wait until later of this year.
According to people familiar with this matter, the new device will be different from the Amazon Echo series and Google Home smart speakers, will provide Virtual Surround Sound technology and will not feature a display!
The iPhone-maker has started manufacturing a long-in-the-works Siri-controlled smart speaker, according to people familiar with the matter. Apple could debut the speaker as soon as its annual developer conference in June, but the device will not be ready to ship until later in the year, the people said.
The device will differ from Amazon.com Inc.’s Echo and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Home speakers by offering virtual surround sound technology and deep integration with Apple’s product lineup, said the people, who requested anonymity to discuss products that aren’t yet public..
Apple launched the smart speaker has two purposes: through Apple's HomeKit system to provide a center can automatically control the furniture and lighting, to establish a user can firmly locked in their own service network in a guarantee; can help Apple against Google and Amazon The two competitors are threatening: because most of Google Home and Echo do not support Apple's services.
Apple may also allow third-party companies to build services for this smart speaker. such as send whatsApp messages or make payments. Siri Smart Speakers will also be the hub of Apple's HomeKit automation system, allowing users to control devices such as electric lights, door locks and curtains.
Amazon today announced that users can now sync their iCloud Calendar Data With Amazon Echo via the company's Alexa app. When you finish update Alexa app today, the user can ask Alexa to links the iCloud Calendars.
Amazon says if you want to sync the iCloud Calendars with Alexa, the users need to sign into their Apple ID in the Alexa iOS app's Settings option. Starting today, users in the US, UK and Germany can use this feature. After Apple iCloud Calendar links to Alexa's iOS app, users will be able to query or add Calendar information on Alexa-enabled devices.
Starting today, you can now link your Apple iCloud Calendar to Alexa. To do this, iCloud Calendar customers can simply link their account in the settings tab in the Alexa app. Once linked, just say, “Alexa, what’s on my calendar today?” or “Alexa, add lunch with Sarah at noon to my calendar.”
iCloud Calendar support has been a top requested feature from Alexa customers, and we’re thrilled to bring this to Alexa devices in US, UK and Germany today.
At present, Amazon's Echo devices that support Alexa are including Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look and the latest Echo Show etc, but also the Alexa iOS app.
It's expected that Apple will launch new MacBook and iPad Pro devices at WWDC. Now, according to French Website, Consomac in the Eurasian Economic Commission database found a number of Russian regulatory documents, the document leaked at least 5 New MacBooks that will feature with macOS Sierra System
5 new MacBook models identifiers are A1289, A1347, A1418, A1419 and A1481, these likely to be the new 13-inch, 15-inch MacBook Pro, and the new 12-inch MacBook, or upgraded MacBook Air.
In addition to New MacBooks, the site also found may be a new Apple Wireless Keyboard A1843, and 4 devices running iOS 10 (A1671, A1709, A1670, and A1701), these may be the new iPad Pro.
Earlier this week, Apple's Online Store MacBook Pro delivery time delayed to June 6-8, which means that the new MacBook Pro is coming. Apple may only upgrade the internal of the MBP, such as carrying a faster Intel Kaby Lake Processor.
Apple has announced that the first original television show, "Carpool Karaoke" will be debuting August 8th on Apple Music. Now, Apple's Eddy Cue in his Twitter to confirm that the show will launch on Apple Music on August 8th.
Apple mentioned that the new version of "Carpool Karaoke" each episode will have a different celebrity, such as John Cena with O'Neill, etc., in addition, sing songs in the car together, there are Humor, Dialogue, and other content. The Series will have 16 episodes, each episode lasts about half hour, participating stars include Will Smith, Metallica, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Ariana Grande, Blake Shelton.
Carpool Karaoke: The Series for Apple Music will welcome a different group of superstars every Tuesday, with new episodes available exclusively to Apple Music subscribers in more than 100 countries. Celebrity pairings include Will Smith and James Corden; Miley, Noah, Billy Ray and the entire Cyrus family; Shakira and Trevor Noah; Game of Thrones stars Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams; Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith; John Legend, Alicia Keysand Taraji P. Henson; LeBron James and James Corden; and many more.
Apple plans to launch "Carpool Karaoke" in April of this year, but because of unknown reasons, the series delayed to release. Apple bought the "Carpool Karaoke" copyright in July last year and plans to launch a new version.
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Apple today pushed the second beta of iOS 10.3.3 update to developers, which two weeks after seeding the first beta but also two weeks following the release of iOS 10.3.2.
Apple in iOS 10.3.3 Beta 1 to brings 3 new wallpapers to the 12.9 iPad Pro users, these wallpapers are photos of the sea coast. Registered developers can download the iOS 10.3.3 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or OTA once the configuration profile is installed.
In addition to iOS 10.3.3 Beta 2 updates, Apple today also seeded the second beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6 update to developers. We are not clear what feature or bug fixed in this version. If you are in Beta Program, you can directly use Mac App Store to update your Mac to the latest version.
For watchOS 3.2.3 and tvOS 10.2.2, user can update your Apple Watch with iPhone's Watch app, tvOS 10.2.1 can be download by using a USB-C cable to connect a computer and installing the beta version from a registered developer account using iTunes. Apple didn't provide lots info about these two OS in release notes, it mainly fixes some bugs or speed improvement