Apple AirPods to get hands-free 'Hey Siri' feature, water resistance
22 February, 2018, 15:59 | Author: Darnell Taylor
The upgraded AirPods will also pack an upgraded version of its wireless chip, possibly the W2.
Since launch, AirPods have been considered one of the top-performing Apple products and have resonated with both reviewers and consumers. As for the water-resistant version, keep in mind that it's now expected out "as early as next year", so it may end up seeing daylight further down the line.
The idea for the water-resistant model is for the headphones to survive splashes of water and rain, the people said. This version of the AirPods is internally known as B288, and will include the new Apple-designed wireless chip for managing Bluetooth connections as well.
Apple's AirPods are slowly becoming a trend, mostly due to its unique, eye-catching design that was initially criticised by many.
"SHS" School Threat Prompts Nationwide Attention
Threats made through a series of Facebook posts have garnered concerns in two different school districts in Middle Tennessee. The Salem School board and superintendent were aware of this earlier this evening and have been notified by police.
The Time Warner Inc (TWX) Shares Sold by DA Davidson & CO
The media conglomerate reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.16. It increased, as 39 investors sold PX shares while 277 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 237 raised stakes.
The new AirPods coming this year will include improved Siri integration, reports Bloomberg.
Alongside the ability to take voice commands with no need for physical double-tap activation, second-generation AirPods are rumored to receive a wireless chip promotion of sorts. From Google, Sony to Bose, brands introduced similar products, but could not match the 85 percent money spent on the AirPods in the USA since they debuted.
"Wearables were the second-largest contributor to revenue growth after iPhone, which is impressive", Apple chief financial officer Luca Maestri said during a conference call with analysts earlier this month, adding that sales jumped nearly 70% a year ago.
Both pairs are going to benefit from improved wireless connectivity thanks to the inclusion of the upgraded W2 chip found in the Apple Watch 3, an improvement on the W1 chip that now powers the AirPod Bluetooth connectivity.
The Passenger Transportation Board has approved Greyhound Canada's request to eliminate passenger bus service in Northeast B.C. In its decision the board says it can't force Greyhound to incur losses indefinitely.
Maddie Rooney, 20, has started three games for the Americans in Pyeongchang and is their likely starter Thursday. Team USA can rely on the plays of Dani Cameranesi who delivered two goals against Finland in the semifinals.
Delph looked stunned, his angry team mates swarming around the official, while Guardiola seethed on the touchline. Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg , centre, fires in Wigan's victor against Manchester City at the DW Stadium.
The game was originally scheduled for December but had to be postponed due to Real's participation in the FIFA Club World Cup. Only in its second season in the first division, Leganes had a promising start to the campaign but has struggled recently.
There, more than 55,000 people have been arrested following a failed 2016 coup, including journalists, MPs and activists. A Spanish court has issued an arrest warrant for Catalonian separatist leader Anna Gabriel , who is now in Switzerland.
Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.36% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA increased its position in Bristol-Myers Squibb by 0.7% during the fourth quarter.
Canada was ideal in the preliminary round of the tournament, defeating everyone in their group - including the United States. The Americans also won the Four Nations in all three of those years, beating Canada in the finals in all of them.
And it's happened at the Winter Games, where Canada has won four straight gold medals , including three times over the US squad. Blayre Turnbull picked up the assist on the first while Meghan Agosta and Melodie Daoust picked up assists on the second.
Donald Trump has called for teachers to be armed and given special training in response to the mass school shooting in Florida. In a statement Bustos said "Often what matters most isn't what President Trump says or tweets -- it's what he does".
Goggia wins Olympic downhill, Vonn third
I'm proud to have competed with such aamzing girls. "I am just counting on some medical miracles to extend my career", she added. For four years, the women's ice hockey world has been gearing up for one thing: The Olympic Rematch.
Gold Medal Battle Royal Awaits US, Canadian Women in Hockey
Canada defeated Finland in the quarterfinal of men's hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympics and will move on to the semifinals . Though each of the games have been decided by two or fewer goals, Canada holds the advantage in goal differential (+2).
Barclays reports loss, CEO will stay on
The total Barclays group bonus pool shrank again by 2 percent to 1.5 billion pounds and is down by 57 percent in seven years. Shares in the bank reacted positively to the results, with investors likely focusing on the pre-tax profit figure.
Stock within Investors Radar: United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)
Investor speculation and demand also help increase a share's price over time. 51 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. It owns and operates coal-fired, nuclear, hydroelectric, oil and natural gas, wind, and solar power generating facilities.