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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: next high-end iPhone model to have a software bar with new gesture controls to replace home button, an iPad-like app dock, redesigned multitasking   —  Premium device is said to come with new gesture controls to replace home button, taller screen with rounded corners.
Aug 30, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Otto debuts $699, keyless smart lock, that uses Bluetooth for automatically detecting when doors need opening, available for preorder now, shipping in fall   —  The device echoes Apple's elegant design and functionality.  Will it sell?  —  As lead engineer for Apple Inc.'s smart-home technology …
Aug 25, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to introduce a 4K-capable Apple TV and updated TV app that can highlight live TV, alongside new iPhone and Apple Watch models, in September   —  Company plans to announce new Apple TV model in September  —  New model will play 4K HDR content from movie studios, apps
Aug 24, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to release Watch with cellular connectivity this year, with LTE modems supplied by Intel   —  Intel is said to supply modem that works with cell networks  —  Apple plans to begin selling new smartwatch by end of year  —  Apple Inc. is planning to release a version …
Aug 4, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook is working on a video chat device with wide angle lens and large touchscreen, which could be announced at F8, and a standalone smart speaker   —  Product would make it seem like people are in the same room  —  Device aligns with Zuckerberg goal of bringing users closer
Aug 1, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook plans to unveil a $200 standalone wireless Oculus VR headset for 2018, which will be more compact than the Rift and lighter than Gear VR   —  The new device will work without being tethered to phone or PC  —  Company bets gadget will popularize VR as Apple did smartphone
Jul 13, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is testing using facial recognition powered by a new 3D sensor to unlock OLED iPhone and make payments; source: eye scanning also being tested   —  Company said to plan 3-D sensor for logins, approving payments  —  Technology being tested as replacement for fingerprint scanner
Jul 3, 2017, 3:42 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Airbnb plans to launch new service for luxury vacation rentals at mansions and penthouses, will start testing in some markets at the end of the year   —  ‘Airbnb Lux’ is aimed at wealthy travelers and fatter margins  —  Company previously started testing hotel-like ‘Select’ tier
Jun 29, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple's Siri-controlled speaker enters production, will feature virtual surround sound and have no screen, could debut at WWDC and ship later this year   —  Device enters overseas production ahead of annual conference  —  Company seeks differentiation with surround sound, Apple Music
May 31, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Source: Apple is working on Apple Neural Engine, a dedicated chip to power AI on devices   —  Move would follow similar announcements from Qualcomm, Google  —  Offloading tasks to dedicated chip may improve iPhone battery  —  Apple Inc. got an early start in artificial intelligence software …
May 26, 2017, 4:07 PMIn context

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