Apple is hoping a new smart homespeaker will strike a chord with music lovers - the latest test of the iPhone maker's ability to redefine markets originally staked out by its rivals.
CNET senior editor Ashley Esqueda joined CBSN from Burbank to discuss highlights from the first day of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. As a music-playing device, it will also be a challenger to Sonos, whose wifi-controlled speakers are used by many smartphone users for home entertainment.
The company is reportedly working on a home speaker powered by Siri that could be unveiled during the conference, which would be a rarity for an event that traditionally features software and minor updates to hardware such as its Mac laptops.
While Cook told Bloomberg that Apple (aapl) won't modify its encryption to make it easier for law enforcement to access data, he said his company can still furnish information that can help law enforcement find suspects. Apple didn't mention differential privacy this year, but they did highlight that by doing a lot of this AI/machine learning work on the device, they can keep people's information local and not have to send it up to large cloud-based datacenters. HomePod combines Apple-engineered audio technology and advanced software to deliver the highest-fidelity sound throughout the room, no matter where it's placed. Ask her to play something new or play more like what you're listening to, and Siri will happily oblige. Either way, we won't know for sure until the HomePod launches in December. Yet Apple gadgets tend to function best within the Apple ecosystem, and Apple was quiet about whether or not the HomePod would work with third-party apps like the Echo does. Yes, some songs may sound pleasing, but for true audiophiles who actually want to hear what the artist and producer intended, Apple's positioning of the HomePod as super high-quality speaker is going to be a very tough sell.
Apple said it had updated the processors in its iMac and MacBook Pro lineup to Intel's most recent "Kaby Lake" processors. It says the HomePod uses an Apple Music subscription for "deep knowledge of personal music preferences".
The top of the HomePod includes integrated touch controls and also shows the Siri waveform when voice-control is active.
So, one last thing you're probably wondering about is how much will this smart speaker cost?
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Trump received a warm welcome in Tel Aviv after becoming the first U.S. president to include Israel on his maiden overseas trip. Analysts and commentators were left Wednesday wondering what, if anything, Trump might do to resolve the decades-old conflict.
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Babies Sleeping In Their Own Room
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England rout New Zealand to book semifinal berth
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Matta out at Ohio State
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Saudi king: Trump visit a 'turning point'
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Pop star Ariana Grande visits fans at Manchester hospital
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