Tech companies today are rushing to develop some of the most advanced digital assistants, voice controlled, AI-enabled, intuitive, and capable of handling even the most complex of tasks. Amidst this, Apple's Siri, despite having the leverage of gracing some of the most expensive hardware in the world, is still a notch behind rivals. In a
A pair of new investor notes on Apple have been shared by famous analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. He offers new supply chain details on the upcoming iPhones of 2018, and about the AirPod demand, among other things. However, the most striking of all information is his claim that Apple is planning a more
Samsung's Bixby-enabled smart speaker is coming in the second half of this year. At Mobile World Congress, DJ Koh, President of Samsung's mobile division confirmed that the much rumored Bixby speaker will be launched in the second half of 2018. The smart speaker segment is currently led by Amazon and Google, and has suddenly caught
It has taken accessory makers just a day to come up with an elegant solution to a not-so-elegant issue with the Apple HomePod. If you are worried about Apple s smart speaker destroying your wooden furniture, you should check out these simple accessories by Pad and Quill. What the accessory maker has done is launch
Apple HomePods have reached a few, and seems like there is an issue that no one could have expected. When kept on wooden surfaces, the HomePod speakers are reportedly discoloring them, and leaving a white ring stain. https://twitter.com/CaseyNewton/status/963816940933283840 According to multiple reports, the silicone base of the HomePod leaves behind a white ring stain on
The prominence of AI and machine learning is a known trend in technology these days. Over the past couple of years, all the leading tech giants such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and several others have focused their attention towards the field of AI and machine learning. Smart assistant speakers and their learning The
Google is engaged in a battle with Amazon in a race for the best smart speaker in the market. While Amazon currently leads with around 70 percent market share in the US market, Google is fast catching up with more Google Home sold during the holiday season than ever before. In order to enhance the
Taking on Amazon and Google, Apple has announced that it will release the HomePod on February 9 and the pre-orders for the device will start from January 26 in the US, Britain and Australia. The smart speaker -- that will use Siri voice assistant -- will then arrive in France and Germany sometime this spring.
Apple HomePod smart speaker is one product we all have been waiting for. Now, Apple has officially announced it will launch the HomePod on February 9, with preorders kicking off from January 26. The smart speaker will initially go on sale in the US, UK, and Australia. It ll then arrive in France and Germany
After facing a significant delay, Apple's smart hi-fi speaker HomePod will be ready for release in the next 4-6 weeks and compete with Amazon's smart speaker Echo. "Tech analysts GBH insights say that it expects Apple's delayed HomePod smart speaker to be launched 'in the next 4-6 weeks' -- but that it will face an
In November this year, a vulnerability was discovered within macOS that allowed anyone to access a MacBook or iMac running macOS High Sierra 10.3.1. Back then, the company did express regret and apologized to its users in a statement issued to news agency Reuters. Similarly, after announcing the Apple HomePod at WWDC 2017 in June,
Samsung is planning to introduce a smart speaker powered by its Bixby digital assistant in the first half of 2018. The smart speaker will compete against similar offerings from Amazon, Apple and Google. The Samsung smart speaker will have a strong focus on audio quality and support smart home control functions allowing its users to
Apple has delayed the launch of its smart home speaker HomePod until 2018 and reportedly said that it needed more time to work on it.
Apple entered the smart speaker area this year with the unveiling of its Siri-powered HomePod. After its unveiling what was awaited was the commercial launch of the Apple HomePod. However, Apple has been seeing delays for it. Back in August, it announced that the HomePod will be available for purchase in December right in time for the holidays. However, a new statement by the company hints at a delay into early 2018.
Besides the rumored mini Google Home speaker, the company is also said to be working on a bigger variant of the Google Assistant integrated smart speaker. Dubbed as the Google Home "Max," the large variant is currently said to be under development, 9to5Google reports.
Apple is reportedly working on an advanced audio system for its video-calling service, FaceTime. This is drawn from a series of fresh Apple patents that have surfaced over the weekend, published straight out of the US Patent & Trademark Office. As inferred from the patents, Apple might be looking at the next generation of audio systems which could be similar to or an upgrade over the HomePod announced earlier this year.
Ahead of the IFA 2017 tech show in Berlin, Sony showcased its new line of products. Among these, the Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact are bound to get most attention. However, for audiophiles as well as market watches, Sony introduced wireless earbuds, which resemble the Apple Airpods, along with a HomePod clone that works with Google Assistant.
Apple's entry into the home speaker category is finally set to reach the stores this December when the HomePod will be up for purchase. The Apple HomePod, goes up against the likes of Google Home and the Amazon Echo, with far more better specs than the existing smart speakers. With a price of $349 (approximately Rs 22,400), the speaker won't be up for grabs for everyone, as per latest reports.
Key features of the iPhone 8 may have been revealed through a firmware for Apple s smart speaker, the HomePod. Apple had released firmware for its HomePod, which is set to launch in December. The firmware revealed that the HomePod runs a full iOS stack and comes with accessibility features and a possible LED matrix as well. Additionally, the firmware also hints that the iPhone 8 will feature infrared face detection that has been a rumor for quite some time.
To compete with the Amazon Echo, Apple introduced its first-ever smart speaker called HomePod. Now, to take on the HomePod, Amazon is reportedly working on a successor to its home speaker that will boast improvements in every aspect. It is speculated that the Amazon Echo successor will be launched sometime in December, around the same time when the HomePod will go on sale.