We saw the Amazon Echo Show speaker this week for the first time. Meanwhile, production begins on the next iPhone.
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Production Begins on the Next iPhone
Over at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) production on the A11 chips likely to be found on Apple’s 2017 handsets has begun, according to a report this week. Elsewhere, new renderings for the “iPhone 8” have been published.
For the latest on the so-called “iPhone 8,” see:
WWDC Gets Closers
Apple has officially announced the June 5th keynote that begins the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. During the event, which kicks off at 10 a.m. PDT, we’ll see “iOS 11” for the first time. We could also hear more about Amazon Video’s arrival on Apple TV.
See WWDC 2017: The Latest Apple iOS 11 News and Predictions for more information.
Odds and Ends
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The AI with an attitude, Carrot, is expanding her reach on the App Store making a move to games with Artificial Superintelligence. The snarky computer stars in a number of great titles including Carrot Weather, Carrot To-Do, and Carrot Fit.
Artificial Superintelligence is part sci-fi, part comedy, in which gamers take the role of a startup founder building the world’s first sentient supercomputer. For each major decision, you will only have two choices that can be activated by sliding left or right.
It’s official. The Amazon Echo Show is now available for preorder. Priced at $229.99, the device arrives on June 28, 2017. Available in black and white, the speaker arrives just as rumors about a Siri-powered speaker heats up.
- Voice Calling, Messaging Comes to the Amazon Alexa App with an Update
- A New Report Says its Unclear if Apple’s Siri Speaker Will Have a Screen
- Phil Schiller Drops Hints About Apple’s Rumored Siri-Powered Speaker
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