The Apple HomePod has to be one of the more interesting Apple products to come out in the past couple of years. It neither a phone nor a computer, it’s a smart speaker that sounds good but can’t do a lot partially because it’s locked in the Apple ecosystem.
Apple made a few announcements during their WWDC 2018 keynote include updates to iOS, macOS and more.
Google has announced their experimental augmented reality app, Just a Line, now allows users to draw with a friend on both Android and now iOS.
Lego has announced new lineup called Powered Up, which is a series of Lego sets that can be controlled and programmed via your smartphone.
NPR along with WNYC Studios, WBEZ Chicago and This American Life has announced that they’ve acquired the popular podcast app, Pocket Casts from Australian developer, Shifty Jelly.
Netflix has introduced a new feature they’re calling mobile previews. Essentially, they’re short video trailers that are around 30 seconds in length.
Even since the introduction of the iPad back in 2010, Apple touted the device as a great device for consumption. Whether it was apps or games to watching movies and TV shows, the iPad was great for all of that.
Apple has updated their 9.7-inch iPad, now with support for the Apple Pencil and improved specs. The company also announced what they’re doing to “spark student creativity” in the classroom.
When it comes to styluses, I’ve been a big fan of them, whether it’s the S-Pen with the Galaxy Note8, the Apple Pencil with the iPad Pro, the Surface Pen with the Surface Pro or even the Pixelbook Pen with Google Pixelbook. But if you don’t own of those devices (partially because they’re a bit pricey), you may be in the market for a device like the Wacom Bamboo Tip.
Google and Nintendo have teamed up to bring Mario to Google Maps, just in time for MAR10 day, which is tomorrow (March 10th).