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This Week: After Google's I/O, Attention Turns to Apple's WWDC

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May 21, 2017

We’ve pulled out our magic 8-ball this week to see where things stand with Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, which is now just 15 days away. Here’s our look back at the week that was in technology.

Trending, May 14-20, 2017

Trending, May 14-20, 2017

WWDC: Making sense of the rumors

With just two weeks ago before the start of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), we’re getting a better idea what new products might be announced at the event.

Here’s where things stand, at least right now, courtesy of our trusted Magic 8-Ball:

WWDC begins on Monday, June 5.

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Google I/O: Lots of goodies for iOS users

At this week’s I/O conference, Google offered some big news that will benefit iOS device owners, including:

  • The Google Assistant app is finally available for iPhone.
  • Google Photos app will soon feature more sharing options.
  • The iOS Gmail app will be the Smart Reply feature already available in Inbox by Gmail and Allo.
  • You can soon use the Google Home smart speaker to connect to any mobile phone or landline in the United States or Canada for free.

Other News

App News

App News

Yes, they're the best

Each week, AppAdvice is now offering best-of lists for apps and games. You can find this week’s lists here:

  • Best games (including Beholder, Chroma Squad, and more).
  • Best apps, highlighted by Google Assistant, Things 3, and NeoBook.

Review time

The week ahead

The week ahead

The J.P. Morgan Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference (TMT) runs May 22-24 from Boston, Massachusetts.

Microsoft holds a press conference in Shanghai on May 23.