Spotify HiFi will arrive next year in “select markets,” although there’s no word on how much the new audio tier will cost yet.
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Better late than never, the third version of Amazon’s biggest smart display has a 10-inch screen that follows you around the room.
Want to have an off-the-record chat with Google Assistant on your smart speaker? Now you can, thanks to Google’s just-launched Guest Mode.
App for virtual meeting now runs natively on the M1 SoC.
The core apps of Office 365 - Excel, Outlook, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word - are now Universal apps that run natively on either Intel or Apple silicon.
Now you can ask Google Assistant to leave “Family Notes” on your Google display. Also: Google Assistant gets a “find my family” feature.
Apple’s built-in Safari browser may be the most popular among Mac users, but Google’s nearly ubiquitous Chrome is not far behind.
UI updates for Excel, Powerpoint, and Word on iPad.
Parallels claims its newly-launched Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise is the world’s first software that runs Windows directly on enterprise Chromebooks.
Optus wants Australian PC gamers to have a better experience so it’s introduced Game Path, designed to improve the gaming experience for serious PC gamers that is designed to reduce lag in video game play by 30% on average, according to the telco.
There’s a new-look Echo family for fans of the Amazon devices, featuring enhanced audio, more powerful hardware, and experiences that make Alexa smarter, more engaging, and helpful.
Safari 14 offers expanded tab management, website Touch ID authentication, a new privacy report and additional customisation options.
Motion and Compressor get a few new features, too.
You can now create instant speaker groups from your Google Nest Hub, Hub Max, or another Google Assistant-compatible display.
Yet another good reason to regularly clean your stored Alexa voice recordings.
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