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MacBook Pro 2021 M1 Max 14 ou 16′ et AirPods Pro 3 (video)

Source : MacBook Pro 2021 M1 Max 14 ou 16′ et AirPods Pro 3 (video) MaxiApple.com Tim Cook vient de présenter durant la keynote de ce soir les nouveaux MacBook Pro 14’ et 16′ 2021 sous processeur M1 Pro et M1 Max avec en prime des AirPods Pro 3 ainsi que des Home Pod Mini de toutes les couleurs… Nouveaux MacBook Pro 14 et 16′ 2021 avec une nouvelle puce M1 […] The post MacBook Pro 2021 M1 Max 14 ou 16′ et AirPods Pro 3 (video) appeared first on MaxiApple.com.
Tags: Mac, Seo, Macbook, Tim Cook, Macbook Pro, Keynote, AirPods, HomePod, Ecouteurs


Apple Removes References to Original HomePod From Website, Months After Discontinuation

Apple has removed all references to the original, full-sized HomePod from its website, months after officially discontinuing the smart speaker that struggled to reach mainstream adoption. The removal of references to the original ‌HomePod‌ came as a result of brand new changes to Apple's website. With the new changes, Apple now only highlights the HomePod mini, which now comes in brand new colors. Apple announced ‌HomePod‌ in 2018 as its first major home-centric product, focused around deli...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, New Zealand, Apple Music, Alexa Apple, HomePod, Austria Ireland, Siri zwnj, HomePod Don, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology, October 2021 Apple Event


Apple Releases Polishing Cloth for $19

Apple today released a microfiber Polishing Cloth accessory, designed for cleaning the screens of Apple devices, for $19. Although today's "Unleashed" Apple event focused on the Mac in terms of hardware with a screen, Apple tables an expansive "compatibility" list on the Polishing Cloth's store page, featuring iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod touch, and Apple Watch models dating back several years. Apple usually advises caution when cleaning its nano-texture glass option on the Pro Display XDR and 27...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Apple Store, HomePod


Deals: Get $25 Off HomePod Mini Today at Walmart

Walmart today has a rare deal on Apple's HomePod mini, priced at $74.17, down from $99.00. This sale is only available in the White color. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. The HomePod mini is shipped and sold directly by Walmart, and it's in stock and ready to ship today. This sale is now the lowest we've ever seen the HomePod mini go, surpassing a...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Featured, Walmart, HomePod


Deals: Get $25 Off HomePod Mini Today at Walmart [Update: Out of Stock]

Walmart today has a rare deal on Apple's HomePod mini, priced at $74.17, down from $99.00. This sale is only available in the White color. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. The HomePod mini is shipped and sold directly by Walmart, and it's in stock and ready to ship today. This sale is now the lowest we've ever seen the HomePod mini go, surpassing a...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Walmart, HomePod


HomePod 15.1 Beta Adds Lossless Audio and Dolby Atmos Support

Alongside the iOS 15.1 beta, Apple has also introduced a HomePod 15.1 beta that brings Lossless and Dolby Atmos Spatial Audio support to the ‌HomePod‌ and the HomePod mini. The ‌HomePod‌ beta software is invite only and is not provided to developers for testing purposes, but 9to5Mac was able to confirm that Lossless and Spatial Audio support are included in the beta. Apple added Dolby Atmos with Spatial Audio and Lossless support to iOS and Mac devices in May, but promised that the feature w...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Dolby Atmos, Spatial Audio, HomePod, HomePod Mini, HomePod Don, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology, Dolby Atmos Spatial Audio


Apple Releases New HomePod 15 Software With Siri Playback Support, HomePod Mini Stereo Pairs, and More

Alongside iOS 15, iPadOS 15, tvOS 15, and watchOS 8, Apple today released new software that's designed for the HomePod and the HomePod mini. The ‌HomePod‌ 15 software update introduces several new features that are designed to work in tandem with tvOS and iOS. - Select a single or pair of HomePod mini as the default speakers for your Apple TV 4K for rich room-filling sound and clear dialogue. - Media playback controls automatically appear on your iPhone’s Lock Screen when a HomePod mini pl...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Siri, HomePod, HomePod Mini, HomePod Don, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology


Apple launches a new iOS app, ‘Siri Speech Study,’ to gather feedback for Siri improvements

Apple recently began a research study designed to collect speech data from study participants. Earlier this month, the company launched a new iOS app called “Siri Speech Study” on the App Store, which allows participants who have opted in to share their voice requests and other feedback with Apple. The app is available in a number of worldwide markets but does not register on the App Store’s charts, including under the “Utilities” category where it’s published. According to data from Sensor Towe...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Apps, Japan, Mexico, France, Germany, India, Siri, Tech, Taiwan, Artificial Intelligence, Software, Itunes, Canada


Apple Engineers Reportedly Pessimistic About Apple's Living Room Hardware Strategy

Apple's living room hardware strategy remains poorly defined and lacks a coherent vision, with engineers allegedly pessimistic about the product line, according to a new report. This year the Apple TV got an iterative update with a redesigned Siri Remote, while the HomePod was discontinued. Apple is now said to be developing a combined HomePod-Apple TV device with a built-in screen and FaceTime camera. In his latest "Power On" newsletter, however, Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman says that A...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Bloomberg, Apple TV, Roku, Facetime, Mark Gurman, Hifi, Gurman, HomePod, HomePod Apple


Apple Remains 'Largely Absent' in U.S. Smart Speaker Market

Apple remains "largely absent" in the U.S. smart speaker market while Amazon and Google continue to dominate, according to data gathered by Consumer Research Intelligence Partners (CIRP). Since 2017, Amazon has been the dominant company in the smart speaker market, with over two-thirds of smart speakers in U.S. homes being Amazon devices. Google holds about a one-quarter share of smart speaker devices, while Apple and Facebook have the small remaining share. Josh Lowitz, CIRP partner and co-...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Facetime, Amazon Echo, CIRP, Josh Lowitz, Google Home, Amazon Echo Google Home, HomePod, HomePod HomePod, HomePod Mini, HomePod Don, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology, Lowitz Apple


How to set up a HomePod for stereo audio

One Apple HomePod speaker can make life easier, but two can be a game-changer. Learn how to transform your smart home by using two HomePod speakers in stereo.
Tags: Apple, Trends, How-to, Home Theater, Smart Home, HomePod, Apple HomePod, HomePod Mini, Proactive Evergreen, HomePod Stereo Audio


How to stream music to a HomePod with an Android phone

The HomePod can work with Android phones, allowing you to stream music to Apple's smart speaker. Here's exactly what you need, and how to set up the connection.
Tags: Apple, Android, Trends, How-to, Smart Home, Playing Music, HomePod, Android works with HomePod


Apple Releases HomePod 14.7 Software With Support for Managing Timers From the Home App

Apple today released a new 14.7 software update for the HomePod and the HomePod mini, which is designed to accompany the iOS 14.7 release that is now available on the iPhone. According to Apple's release notes, today's update allows users to manage timers directly from the Home app on the iPhone and the iPad. Apple says the update also includes general performance and stability improvements. There have been multiple complaints of sudden HomePod failures possibly due to overheating with the p...
Tags: Apple, Featured, HomePod, HomePod Mini, HomePod Don, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology


How to change Siri’s voice on the Apple HomePod

Siri has more voice options than ever, but it's not always clear how to change the voice on your HomePod. Here's how you can do it easily using the Home app.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Siri, How-to, Smart Home, HomePod, change Siri voice HomePod, Siri voice HomePod mini


HomePod 15 Beta Software Adds Lossless Audio Support

Apple today released a new beta version of the HomePod 15 software, and it appears that the update introduces Lossless Audio support for the ‌HomePod‌ and the HomePod mini. Back in June, Apple added higher-quality Lossless Audio and Spatial Audio support to Apple Music, but at launch, Lossless Audio was not available on the ‌HomePod‌ or the ‌HomePod mini‌. Apple in a support document clarified that Lossless Audio would come to the ‌HomePod‌ and ‌HomePod mini‌ in the future, and it appears the...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Apple Music, HomePod, Lossless Audio


Apple Releases New HomePod 15 Beta Update Following Reports of Sudden Failures

Apple today released a new version of the HomePod 15 beta software that's designed to go along with the iOS 15, iPadOS 15, tvOS 15, and macOS Monterey betas. The new software comes as multiple ‌HomePod‌ owners running the original ‌HomePod‌ 15 beta have complained of sudden failures and heat issues that have rendered their HomePods non-functional. ‌HomePod‌ beta software is distributed on an invite-only basis to select users, so there is no update that can be downloaded by developers or the ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, HomePod, HomePod Don, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology


HomePod Users Complain of Sudden Failures, Could Be Linked to 14.6 and 15 Updates

Original HomePod models appear to be mysteriously failing at an increasing rate, according to multiple MacRumors readers and complaints on Reddit and Twitter. Many of the HomePods that have suddenly stopped working were running the beta version of the ‌HomePod‌ 15 software, but some affected users had HomePods with the 14.6 software installed. MacRumors reader Jose said that his 18-month-old ‌HomePod‌ running the 14.6 update recently stopped working, and that's a common complaint across multi...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Reddit, Andre, Jose, HomePod, HomePods, HomePod Don, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology


HomePod Mini Now Available to Order in New Zealand

Apple this week made the HomePod mini available to order in New Zealand, with pricing set at $159 including tax. Available in Space Gray and White, the speaker currently faces a 2-3 weeks shipping estimate in the country. Apple confirmed the HomePod mini would be launching in additional countries during its WWDC keynote earlier this month. The speaker became available to order in Austria and Ireland last week, and it will be released in Italy later this year. The international expansion comes...
Tags: Apple, UK, Siri, Austria, United States, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Nz, HomePod, HomePod Mini, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology, HomePod Mini Now Available


HomePod mini Launches in Austria, New Zealand, and Ireland

Apple last month announced that the HomePod mini would be made available in several new countries in June. Now, less than a month later, the ‌HomePod mini‌ has officially launched in Austria, Ireland, and New Zealand. The ‌HomePod mini‌ is the follow-up to the original HomePod released in 2018. The full-sized ‌HomePod‌ failed to become a mainstream hit, leading to its discontinuation. The $99 ‌HomePod mini‌ features a significantly smaller design than the original ‌HomePod‌ but offers the sam...
Tags: Apple, UK, Siri, United States, Ireland, New Zealand, Apple Music, Austria New Zealand, HomePod, Austria Ireland, HomePod Mini, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology


HomePod Now Sold Out on Apple's US Online Store

Apple's warehouse stock of the original discontinued HomePod appears to have been exhausted in the United States. As of Monday morning, the delivery option for the full-sized ‌HomePod‌ on Apple's online store is listed as "sold out" in both black and white. Up until recently, the black model was sold out in the U.S. but the white color was available for delivery "while stocks last." That's currently no longer the case, and though Apple's white ‌HomePod‌ listing still allows customers to chec...
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HomePod Sold Out on Apple's US Online Store

Apple's warehouse stock of the original discontinued HomePod appears to have been exhausted in the United States. As of Monday morning, the delivery option for the full-sized ‌HomePod‌ on Apple's online store is listed as "sold out" in both black and white. Up until recently, the black model was sold out in the U.S. but the white color was available for delivery "while stocks last." That's currently no longer the case, and though Apple's white ‌HomePod‌ listing still allows customers to chec...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Australia, India, US, United States, Canada Apple, HomePod, Apple Online Store Apple Retail Stores, HomePod Don, HomePod HomeKit CarPlay Home Auto Technology, France Germany China Hong Kong, US Online Store


Apple is rolling out Siri to some non-Apple devices - but you might need a HomePod to use the digital assistant

A HomePod smart speaker. Olly Curtis/Future via Getty Images Apple said smart home device makers can work with Apple to integrate Siri into their devices. However, the devices need to already be compatible with HomeKit, Apple's universal remote-like app. It's unclear if customers will be able to use iPhones or will need a HomePod to make Siri requests. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple said Monday that it would start allowing customers to make requests via Siri...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, News, Trends, Siri, Retail, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Wwdc, Tom, HomeKit Apple, Tech Insider, Getty Images Apple, Google Home, HomePod


Apple Announces Range of New Home Features for HomePod Mini, Apple TV, and Apple Watch

Apple today announced a range of new smart home features for HomePod mini, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, as well as third-party Siri integration on accessories for the first time. HomePod now supports commands for ‌Apple TV‌. SharePlay now works with ‌Apple TV‌, and tvOS now features a Shared With You row. There is a new For All of You row in the TV app to recommend shows and movies suitable for all users on the device. HomeKit accessory makers can now integrate ‌Siri‌ voice control for the fir...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Siri, Rumors, Apple Watch, HomePod, Siri zwnj


Apple TV to support using HomePod Mini as speakers, among other updates

Apple didn’t announce that rumored combined Apple TV device that would combine the set-top box with a HomePod speaker during its WWDC keynote, but it did announce a few features that will improve the Apple TV experience — including one that involves a HomePod Mini. Starting this fall, Apple said you’ll be able to select the HomePod Mini as the speaker for your Apple TV 4K. It also introduced a handful of software updates for Apple TV users, including a new way to see shows everyone in the family...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Ipad, Apps, Technology, Steve Jobs, Tech, Apple TV, Computing, Tablet Computers, Facetime, Homekit, Apple Inc, Smart Speakers, HomePod, HomePod Mini


Apple Opens Up Siri to Work With Third-Party Smart Home Devices

As part of its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple announced it’s finally opening up its Siri digital assistant to work with third-party smart home devices. The news came as part of a batch of new features for the smart home, including a new ability to watch TV with friends and a way to use an Apple HomePod…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Siri, Apple TV, Software, Home Automation, Computing, Apple Watch, Homekit, Ecobee, Apple Music, Alexa, Apple Inc, Smart Speakers


HomePod Now Unavailable From Apple in Canada After Being Discontinued

In March, Apple announced that the full-sized HomePod would be discontinued once supplies run out, following years of reportedly lackluster sales. Apple said it would focus its efforts on the HomePod mini released last year. As supplies start to dwindle, the HomePod is now listed as "Currently Unavailable" for delivery on Apple's online store in Canada. This comes just days after the HomePod became unavailable at many physical Apple Store locations in select countries, and it's yet another si...
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What to expect from WWDC 2021

All things considered, Apple put together a pretty slick all-virtual WWDC last year. Where other companies like Microsoft and Google have opted for a more live (or live-style) experience, the company was parading its execs through a series of smooth drone shots and slick transitions. And with the first year under its belt, it will be fun to see how the company outdoes itself. As far as news goes, the WWDC keynote kickoff is always packed — and this year is no different. In fact, there’s a good c...
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HomePod No Longer Available for Purchase From Most U.S. Apple Stores

Almost all of Apple's stores in the United States have stopped offering the HomePod for in-store purchase and pickup, with the speaker listed as unavailable in nearly all retail locations. In the Bay Area, for example, there are no HomePods available for purchase, and the same goes for New York City, Los Angeles, and other major cities. There are a couple of stores, such as the San Diego store at UTC that still have stock available, but for the most part, Apple appears to be ceasing ‌HomePod‌...
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Top Stories: New MacBook Pro at WWDC?, iOS 14.6 Released, AirPods Rumors

WWDC is quickly approaching, and that means rumors are starting to ramp up including the possibility that we might see the long-rumored MacBook Pro redesign at the keynote. This week also saw rumors about future updates to the AirPods and AirPods Pro, as well as a redesigned Mac mini. In other news, Apple has released iOS 14.6 with new features like Apple Card Family and podcast subscriptions as it prepares to launch Apple Music support for lossless audio and Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos ne...
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Gurman: Combined HomePod/Apple TV Device Remains in Early Development

Apple's work on a new combined HomePod and Apple TV device is ongoing, according to Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman. As has been previously reported, Gurman reiterated that the new device will feature a built-in screen and a camera for FaceTime calls.As part of its broader home, audio and accessories strategy, Apple has also begun early development of a ‌HomePod‌ speaker with a built-in screen as well as a device that combines the features of a ‌HomePod‌, FaceTime camera and ‌Apple TV‌, Bloo...
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