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Apple-Branded Amazon Echo Rival to Feature Camera, Facial Recognition?





Earlier this week, first rumors about Apple’s plans to release an Amazon Echo and Google Home rival appeared on the Internet. Today, a new report from CNET reporters has surfaced online that suggests that the rumored device may feature a camera and facial recognition capabilities to help users perform additional tasks unavailable for rival devices. In particular, the report says the upcoming gadget will detect people in the room and use this information to improve their user experience. The report comes from sources aware of Apple’s future plans, so I guess we can believe it.


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Saturday, May 28th, 2016. 22:22

Apple Working on Amazon Echo Competitor, Plans to Release Siri SDK for Developers Soon



According to the latest report from The Information, Apple is working on a new device based on Siri’s functionality that will become the rival of the Amazon Echo and Google Home. In case you don’t know, these are personal assistant devices for home developed to control Smart Home accessories and complete other voice commands.


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Wednesday, May 25th, 2016. 16:26

Apple Releases New iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan and tvOS 9.2.2 Betas



Apple has just released several new betas. In particular, now the developers can download and test the very first pre-release version of iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan and tvOS 9.2.2.


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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016. 15:52

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.

Since the release of the next-generation iPhone is becoming closer, more and more rumors about the device appear online. Below you can find the information about the design peculiarities and possible tech specs of the upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Apart from that, there’re some posts that deal with iPhone sales, Apple’s market capitalization and Apple Music.


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Monday, May 16th, 2016. 0:16

Apple Releases New Apple Music Commercial Starring Taylor Swift



Apple has just released a new Apple Music commercial starring Taylor Swift. The ad is called “Dance Like No One's Watching”, it is available on Apple’s official YouTube channel and in this short post.


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Saturday, May 14th, 2016. 12:30

Apple to Terminate iTunes Music Downloads in 2-4 Years… Or Not?



According to the report that appeared online on Wednesday, Apple plans to terminate iTunes music downloads within the next 2-4 years. The reason for termination of digital music downloads most likely connected with weak music sales over the last couple of year and growing popularity of streaming music services like Apple Music in many countries. In fact, music industry experts claim that by 2020, the revenue from Apple Music may be 10 times larger than the revenue from iTunes music downloads.


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Thursday, May 12th, 2016. 18:41

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so looks like it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last seven days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at the articles worth your attention.


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Sunday, May 8th, 2016. 23:09

Here’s How iTunes 12.4 Will Look Like [Images]



According to the images that surfaced online earlier this week, iTunes 12.4 will feature some noticeable design changes and tweaks. The first change is a new dropdown menu for fast navigation to Music, TV Shows, Movies and other types of content. A persistent sidebar is another major change that will let users look for songs in their music library faster. Finally, there will be some changes for menus making them more intuitive and easy-to-use as well as minor enhancements for the built-in mini player.


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Saturday, May 7th, 2016. 19:56

Apple to Introduce Redesigned Apple Music Service at WWDC - Rumor



Apple may be planning to introduce some major changes to Apple Music at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June, Bloomberg analysts report. The company may completely revamp the design of its streaming music service to make it more user-friendly and add some new features and improvements to its online radio and the way users download and stream their music. The rumors about the overhaul have been shared by insiders familiar with the matter who ask not to be identified.


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Wednesday, May 4th, 2016. 22:49

Apple Updates Apple Music App for Android



Apple has recently updated the Apple Music app for Android users. The updated version now lets users play music videos on their non-Apple handsets and supports family membership plans of the streaming music service. The ability to watch videos on Apple Music was a feature requested by thousands of users, so it’s nice Apple has finally added it.


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Friday, April 29th, 2016. 17:58

Apple Watch 2 to Support Cellular Connectivity - Rumor



According to the latest report from The Wall Street Journal, the next-generation Apple Watch may get the support of cellular network and a faster processor. These improvements should make the wearable device more independent and allow people to use the smartwatch without their phone close at hand.


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Tuesday, April 26th, 2016. 18:40

iOS 9 Adoption Rate Hits 84% - Apple



According to the latest data shared by Apple, the iOS 9 adoption rate has just reached 84%. This means that 84% of all compatible devices that have regular access to the App Store are now running the most-recent version of the mobile operating system.


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Saturday, April 23rd, 2016. 0:21

Apple Releases New Apple Music Ad [Video]



Apple has just released a new Apple Music commercial starring Taylor Swift. The short video, which is available below, is entitled “Taylor vs. Treadmill"’.


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Saturday, April 2nd, 2016. 13:26

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Apple Launches New Support Account on Twitter



Yesterday, on March 3rd, Apple created an official support account on Twitter. It took one day to get 100K followers and now the number of people has increased by another 30 thousands.

Although company has separate accounts for its different services, like Apple Music or App store profile, it didn’t have a general one that can be used for basic questions.


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Friday, March 4th, 2016. 22:48

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Apple Launches Apple Music in Taiwan



Apple has recently launched its streaming music service called Apple Music as well as the Beats 1 radio in Taiwan. The launch took place nearly a week after the debut of the service in Turkey.

The Taiwanese customers can use Apple Music for three months for free. Once the trial ends, they will have to pay about $4.50 USD each month. The family plan is a bit more expensive.


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Monday, February 8th, 2016. 20:46

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