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Mac Sales Remain Stagnant as Global PC Market Declines
According to the new figures shared by Gartner earlier this week, Apple’s Mac sales are still stagnant. As for the global market of personal computers, it also continues to decline.
Apple Releases First iOS 11 Beta to Public Testers
Apple has released the first iOS 11 beta to public testers. The developers have been testing the firmware since June 5, but this is the first version that is available for all those who sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program. It should be more stable than the first developer beta.
New Versions of macOS Won’t Support 32-bit Apps
According to the latest report from MacRumors, Apple will stop supporting 32-bit applications on Mac computers starting 2018. As it was mentioned yesterday at the WWDC conference, all new apps submitted to the Mac App Store have to be 64-bit in January 2018. Moreover, all existing apps and updates have to be made 64-bit by June 2018.
Check Out Videos About Apple’s New Products
During the yesterday’s WWDC keynote, Apple has posted a number of commercials and funny videos about its products. Below you can take a look at all of these short clips.
The first one tells us about a new Apple data center employee who accidentally turned off all Apple devices and turned the world into a chaotic place.
Apple Announces iOS 11, macOS 10.13, and watchOS 4
Apple has announced a bunch of updates at WWDC. These updates include iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. Each software version brings new features, bug fixes, and security improvements.
Apple Announces Siri-Based Smart Speaker – HomePod
As it turns out, we can often believe the rumors that appear on the Internet. During the WWDC keynote, Apple has unveiled a Siri-based smart speaker capable of handling voice commands and managing HomeKit devices. The new device is called HomePod . Looks like Amazon Echo and Google Home have finally met their Apple rival.
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Apple Announces New MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMacs
Just a couple of moments ago at the WWDC keynote, Apple has announced new MacBook models. The company has refreshed the entire lineup of its laptops, including the 12-inch MacBook, both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro, and even the 13-inch MacBook Air that was last updated in 2015.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the posts worth your attention.
Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone 8, its alleged specs, and release date. There are also some posts that are connected with the upcoming WWDC conference that is set for June 5. At the conference, Apple is expected to unveil new iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11. What’s even more interesting, we can see a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, new MacBooks, and something called the Siri Speaker.
What to Expect from WWDC 2017
Apple’s WWDC conference kicks off this Monday. During the opening keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook and other executives should make a number of important announcements and hopefully unveil several new products. Let’s find out what to expect from the upcoming developers conference.
Apple Starts Decorating McEnery Convention Center Ahead of WWDC [Images]
Apple has started decorating the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose for the WWDC conference. The event kicks off Monday, June 5.
During the WWDC keynote, Apple is expected to unveil iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11. Moreover, rumors suggest that the company will announce new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units, the 12-inch MacBook, and possibly the 13-inch MacBook Air. Also, we expect to see the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with thinner display bezels and the Siri Speaker. Chances are, the company will also tease the upcoming Mac Pro and iMac.
You can check out the images showing the decoration process below.
Bloomberg: Siri Speaker Enters Production
Apple has already started the production of the Siri-based smart speaker and plans to unveil the device at the upcoming WWDC conference, reports Bloomberg. Still, people familiar with the matter say that the device will hit the stores only later in the year. Apple suppliers aren’t ready to produce enough Siri Speakers to catch up with the demand before in June.
Apple Has Registered Several New Mac and iPad Models
Apple has registered five new Mac models in the Eurasian Economic Commission database, hinting at the announcement of these computers at the upcoming WWDC conference. Along with these devices, the company has also registered several gadgets running iOS 10, most likely, new 10.5-inch iPad Pro versions, as well as a new wireless keyboard.
Apple Releases iOS 10.3.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 2
Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 beta 2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 2 to developers and public testers. The updates contain a minor changes and improvements for compatible devices as well as bug fixes.
Apple Is Working on Dedicated AI Chip for Future Devices
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on a special chip that will control the artificial intelligence features on future iPhones and other devices. The chip is called the Apple Neural Engine and it is designed to offload the main processor and graphics chip of the device to improve its battery life.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting articles of the last couple of days.
Most of the posts this week deal with the next-generation iPhone lineup, 10.5-inch iPad Pro that is expected to be unveiled at the WWDC conference in June, and new versions of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra 10.12. There are also some articles about Apple Park and refreshed MacBooks that may appear in June.