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HomePod is controlled using Siri, the company's voice-activated personal assistant, which has, according to Apple, been trained to be better at answering questions about music such as "Hey Siri, who's the drummer in this?"

The size of the HomePod is less than 7 inches, but it is packed with a seven-tweeter system at its bottom and at the top is a 4-inch woofer with auto bass EQ designed by Apple.it is equipped six microphones to recognize voice even the music is playing at high volume.

According to company, this speaker doesn't send any data to Apple until you say "Hey Siri"... and when it does, it encrypts the data being transmitted through an anonymous Siri ID so no one can listen it. "That's what they did with the iPad and the iPhone and it's no different here with this speaker, they are about two years late but what they are doing is being really distinct around the music piece of it", he said.

Apple is touting the fact that the HomePod is packed with drivers, delivering superior audio to the Amazon Echo and competitors like Alphabet Inc's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Home.

At $349, the HomePod is more expensive than the most-expensive Amazon Echo - the $230 Echo Show - and the Google Home, priced at $129.

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Chief executive Tim Cook said, ' Just like portable music, we would like to reinvent home music'.

Amazon first launched the service on Apple TV in December. In other words, Apple is positioning it to take on Sonos in audio quality, while offering the smarts of the Amazon Echo, combining the two approaches in a single product. Rs 22,500) when it begins shipping in December in the United States, Australia and Britain, the tech giant announced at its annual developers conference.

"As the iPhone reaches a point of near saturation in mature markets and replacement rates continue to slow, Apple must find new ways to lock in users".

While the world got its first preview of the HomePod at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote, what stood out was the fact that Apple touted the speaker's audio playback capabilities more than that of the artificial intelligence-assisted Siri that it also packs in.

Apple HomePod will be available starting in December, initially in Australia, the United Kingdom and the U.S. - potentially to be followed by other countries in 2018. "Hey Siri", brings the speaker to life and then you can ask it to play music.

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Another expected update came with the company's MacBook, Mac and iPad Pro lines.

And on the hardware side, the new $5k iMac Pro will be the most powerful ever made, with 5.5 teraflops (a real thing) of graphics processing power on its smoogletron (not a real thing). You can also use it relay voice commands to smart appliances that use Apple's smart-home software, HomeKit (these include a range of smart bulbs, thermostats, and so on, but excludes Google-owned Nest's smart thermostat).

Improvements to the Camera app that comes with iOS so it's able to make loops with the Live Photos video snippets that are automatically created out of each photo.

Apple also released a software kit so developers could infuse augmented reality into applications for iPhones or iPads.

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