You Can Now Link Your iCloud Calendar to Amazon Alexa
06 June, 2017, 06:46
"If Apple does not launch a "skills store", that would be a mistake".
The company will also introduce a new safety feature for drivers that hides incoming messages, and automatically sends a reply text to those messaging them noting that the Apple user is behind the wheel.
Apple is expected to announce plans for a speaker on Monday.
The Siri face for the Apple Watch was the first step in that direction, blending users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may have booked.
Apple says its looking to "reinvent" the way we listen to music in the home.
The research firm IDC says Apple and Xiaomi each has a worldwide market share of almost 15 percent in the first quarter. A preview of a new high-powered iMac Pro desktop, due to be released later this year, was also teased.
The company rolled out new tools for developers to create augmented reality applications for iPhones and iPads.
The next version of iOS, which powers the iPhone and iPad, as well as desktop software macOS and the Apple Watch's watchOS were also updated at the firm's Worldwide Developer Conference, WWDC. This week, this included "Minecraft: Pocket" and a new version of "Goat Simulator", an oddball game that's exactly what its name sounds like.
Later Monday, it's expected to announce an internet-connected smart speaker to compete with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home. The company "can't afford to yield valuable real-estate in the heart of people's homes to Amazon, Google and others", said Geoff Blaber, research analyst at CCS Insight.
Siri can do those things, too, but Apple's pitch for Siri-powered HomePod is instead focused heavily on music - the company appears to bank on consumers paying for smart speakers that deliver high-quality audio sound as a sort of gateway into the world of smart home assistants. 39% of smart speaker owners use them to set reminders, and 41% use them to set timers anyway, so why not make it more functional (and by more functional I mean actually functional in the first place)? Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, the HomePod will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes.
Imagine what Apple could do if it didn't mind losing money on one product like a home speaker or from potential future products like an Apple vehicle or glasses that mix the virtual world with reality like the Pokemon Go game.
I think I was correct to pick the team that started the game and after, he played a little while so I'm really happy for him. It's three in four years and not many people can say that. "I have the chance to be with this great squad".
He was on the sidewalk in the 4200 block of West Addison Street when he heard shots and realized he was hit in the lower abdomen. On Sunday at around 6:30 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed on the southwest side of the Lawndale neighborhood.
In response to the " Sketchy Dog " statue, State Street Global Advisors said it was proud of what " Fearless Girl " represented. The "crappy" dog statue - as the creator himself described it - was created to look like it's urinating on the girl's left leg.
The engine was still running and the vehicle had sustained damage on both bumpers, according to police. Woods asks what the case is about and repeatedly needs instructions to blow into the breath machine.
USA and British intelligence officials have said that the explosive had a level of sophistication that suggested a larger network. Investigators are now focussing on the terrorist network they believe the 22-year-old Manchester-born suicide bomber was part of.
As if political news couldn't get any more shocking, Ivanka Trump now finds herself in the middle of a potential scandal in China. Police say a man punched his. "They must be held either by the factory or the police to be unreachable", Li claimed.
For New Zealand's captain, Kane Williamson , who top-scored on the day with a well-paced 100, the game was not completely wasted. Starc (0/52) went wicketless in his return to global cricket post the injury he suffered in India earlier this year.
Tucker pointed out that the Kepler Space Telescope is steered by solar winds. "We have not been able to answer these questions". Boldly planning to go where no human - or spacecraft - has gone before, NASA is to send a probe 93m miles to the Sun .
Amazon keeps 30 percent of all in-app charges, and unlike sales of physical goods on Amazon, in-app purchases are nonrefundable. All refund requests will undergo strict review, and Amazon may also contact applicants if additional information is needed.
Strong to severe thunderstorms could bring damaging winds, quarter-size or large hail, and cloud-to-ground lightning. Conditions are favourable for risky thunderstorms including heavy hail and rain , said the agency on its website.
Predators eliminate Ducks to reach first Stanley Cup Final
He's been the Predators' starting goalie since the 2008-09 season and has now become their most valuable playoff performer. Gill has been a season ticket holder since the inaugural season of 1998-99 and was on the committee to design the arena.
Yankees smash Blue Jays in record-tying fashion
The Blue Jays tacked on two more runs against Pineda with a third inning sacrifice fly and fourth inning wild pitch. The young closer boasts a 2.78 ERA, 0.84 WHIP, and 29/2 K/BB ratio in 22 2/3 innings this season for the Jays.
MTV will livestream Sunday's Manchester benefit concert
Musicians including Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Coldplay , Take That and Miley Cyrus will join Grande for the concert. Who will the proceeds go to? Evie was with friend Millie in the foyer of the Manchester Arena when the bomb exploded.
Bill watch: Governor vetoes liquor bill
The governor's large vetoes were money for public schools that he vetoed as part of a budget deal he worked out with legislators. Scott said he had been having conversations with Corcoran and Negron for months and feels this process was necessary.
Osinbajo Speaks On The Ceding of Bakassi To Cameroon
Rahul Savara, MD, Chi Foods Nigeria, Dr. "Unity is absolutely important because God wants us to be united", Osinbajo said. According to him, the traditional institution had been the foundation of government.
Sampaoli takes charge of Argentina until 2022
The national side's malaise is a mystery at first glance, given their star quality with various players in top European clubs. It's a boost for us to see how excited he is with this new stage (for Argentina).
Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing
It wasn't clear if he said something to draw Christian's attention, but he stood up as Christian began shouting at him. And reportedly his last words according to one witness were, tell everybody on this train that I love them.
Intel's new CPU has a insane 18 cores
At a time where 4 cored processors on PC are considered a standard, an 18 cored processor would change the game completely. Intel's Core X processing chips are set to release soon, within the 2nd quarter of this year.
Nadal reaches 3rd round at French Open
Muguruza has endured a hard 2017 and again found herself in trouble after falling a set and a break behind against the Estonian. Nadal outclassed Dutchman Robin Haase 6-1 6-4 6-3, while Djokovic defeated Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-1 6-4 6-3 on Wednesday.
Were Analysts Bearish Ocado Group PLC (LON:OCDO) This Week?
The Company's portfolio covers a range of categories, including table service, counter service, sandwich shops, pubs and bars. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 794 ($10.33), for a total transaction of £82,059.90 ($106,751.53).
Roadhog Volleyball is Overwatch's funniest new custom game
Based on the transmissions, it looks like this teaser could be for a new gorilla hero after Winston, possibly named Hammond. The station housed gorillas as part of an experiment to determine the effects of "prolonged habitation in space".