Apple held its annual 3-day conference, presenting a new smart speaker, iMac Pro, announcing a major deal with rival company, and the first attempt to capture Venmo.
The event, which was held in San Jose on Monday, Apple showed a new service peer-to-peer payments and has announced a deal to produce Amazon video to Apple TV after years of tension between the two companies.
Worldwide developers conference (WWDC) is usually when Apple shows their software updates. But Apple also used the event to introduce new hardware and provide some basic updates to existing products.
Smart speaker - HomePod is a 7 inch speaker and looks like the top of the microphone. It is available in white and black color, the cost is $349 and is sold as a speaker with higher sound quality than that of its competitors Amazon and Google. The column is equipped with a processor A8, which makes it not only a music speaker, but a kind of home helper. Speaker feature Siri for music search.
As previously reported, during the presentation, Apple also introduced a new iPad Pro with a 10.5-inch screen, and Craig Frederighi told about the new features in iOS 11.