A former Apple designer, as well as ex-Apple employees, have formed the start-up Syng, with their 'Cell' speaker aiming to take on the HomePod and other smart speakers with its own superior computational audio processing.
New research from Apple and Carnegie Mellon University delves into how smart devices could learn about their surroundings to better understand requests by knowing when and where they are being talked to.
A series of tweets from an anonymous Twitter account has allegedly leaked details about future products that are still being worked on by Apple, including claims of an ARM-based 12-inch MacBook and an Apple game controller.
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Apple devices including HomePod may get the ability to detect the nearby location of a user, act on their gestures, and determine which user it is — plus use this information to make health assessments.
The flood of new feature claims within iOS 14 continues, with the mobile operating system leaks allegedly confirming rumors about upcoming hardware including the iPad Pro refresh and the "iPhone SE 2," as well as a number of changes to HomeKit.
Apple posted strong HomePod sales for the fourth quarter of 2019, according to new statistics shared Thursday, but its sales growth rate trails that of other top players and the device's overall marketshare sits well behind frontrunners Amazon and Google.
Amazon's share of the U.S. smart speaker market is expected to contract slightly in 2020 and 2021, according to new research from eMarketer, but the dip is unlikely to faze the e-tailer whose popular Alexa-powered Echo devices enjoy a commanding lead over segment competitors Google and Apple.
The HomePod is now available to purchase in India for the first time, with the regional launch of Apple's smart speaker also offering the audio device at the equivalent of $280 after sales tax, and potentially even lower at some retailers.