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  1. U.N. report on gendered technology calls Apple’s Siri sexist

    Popular digital assistants that reply in a woman’s voice and are styled as female helpers are reinforcing sexist stereotypes…

  2. Vizio unveils all-new 4K HDR smart TVs, Apple’s HomeKit and AirPlay 2 coming later this year

    When Apple listed all the AirPlay 2-compatible TVs, there was good news for Vizio TV owners…

  3. Apple marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day with featured apps, new Siri Shortcuts

    With last fall’s release of iOS 12, Apple introduced Siri Shortcuts…

  4. Are we headed for a Mac automation schism?

    The Mac is currently at the start of a pretty dramatic transition…

  5. Super Micro ditching ‘made-in-China’ parts despite no evidence of Bloomberg Businessweek’s spy chip claims

    Super Micro Computer, the California-based server maker at the heart of spy chip allegations last autumn…

  6. Apple’s Siri could soon talk in a whisper

    Apple wants Siri, its personal digital assistant, to be able to respond to your input with a whisper…

  7. How to stop Siri’s voice from reverting to robotic on iOS

    You’ll never appreciate just how good Siri’s voice is today unless you hit this problem…

  8. Hands-on with Apple’s AirPlay 2 and HomeKit on a Vizio smart TV

    Vizio yesterday launched a beta version of its updated Smartcast software…

  9. Apple’s AirPower is dead. What’s next?

    It’s only early April and it’s already been a tough year for Apple….

  10. Apple hires top Artificial Intelligence expert Ian Goodfellow from Google

    Ian Goodfellow, one of the top minds in artificial intelligence at Google, has joined Apple…

  11. Amazon preps rival to Apple’s AirPods as its first Alexa wearable

    Amazon.com Inc. is trying a new way to take its Alexa digital assistant mobile…

  12. IDC: Apple expected to gain traction in smart home market

    The global market for smart home devices is expected to grow 26.9% year over year in 2019 to 832.7 million shipments…

  13. IDC: Lighting, security cameras to drive smart home device sales

    Sales of smart home devices will surge this year thanks to the hot categories of home monitoring and security…

  14. Apple acquires Laserlike machine learning startup

    Apple has acquired Laserlike, a small Silicon Valley-based machine learning startup…

  15. Roku has nearly finalized support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 in Roku media players and Roku-based smart TVs

    AirPlay 2 integration is expected to arrive in the form of a Roku OS software update for Roku media players…

  16. Check out these 150 custom shortcuts for Apple’s Shortcuts App

    After several months of work, I’m pleased to announce the MacStories Shortcuts Archive…

  17. Apple’s Siri Shortcuts may just be misunderstood

    Siri is paying attention to your habits and busily creating shortcuts in the background…

  18. Apple’s Siri Shortcuts help boost health and fitness routines

    Starting and maintaining health and fitness routines gets even easier as more apps offer Siri Shortcuts

  19. Apple uses Siri Shortcuts to catch up to Alexa, Google Assistant

    While Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant got busy over the past few years creating oodles of new skills and capabilities, Apple’s Siri seemed to be asleep…

  20. Apple Music may be coming to Google Home devices

    Apple Music may be soon be available as an option on Google Home devices…

  21. Apple’s HomePod sold 1.6 million units last holiday quarter

    Apple’s HomePod smart speaker experienced 45 percent growth in the holiday quarter…

  22. Apple hires ex-Microsoft exec to revamp smart home business

    Sam Jadallah, the former CEO of a smart lock company that shut down just over a year ago…

  23. Apple buys voice app startup PullString

    This could help Siri better compete with Amazon’s Alexa…

  24. Apple stealthily updates British and Australian Siri voices on HomePod

    The British (Male and Female) and Australian (Male and Female) speaking voices for Siri…

  25. Apple’s AirPods quickly went from initial mockery to millennial status symbol

    Of all the widely ridiculed tech products, Apple’s AirPods have experienced an extraordinary turnaround…