Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

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Apple could finally launch a Siri speaker at WWDC

The Amazon Echo rival will reportedly look like the Mac Pro with Siri and AirPlay built in.

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Apple Music in iOS 11 could put video front and center

Apple is swinging for the fences by putting music and video together in one premium streaming service.

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Apple's first original series, Carpool Karaoke, delayed to later this year

Apple is venturing into TV shows, but its first effort has been postponed.

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Vi AI Personal Trainer review: Heart rate-tracking Bluetooth earbuds with serious potential

These $250 Bluetooth earphones pack in a heart rate sensor, voice-coaching, and gorgeous Harman/Kardon sound in one lightweight package. But they're hindered by an ultra-narrow focus on one type of exercise.

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Apple still wants to sell you a skinny TV bundle

To compete with cable TV, Apple might sell you HBO, Showtime, and Starz as a package deal.

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Apple and Amazon take fight from smart home to hotel room

Siri vs. Alexa: Which voice-activated assistant is a better hotel concierge?

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Siri, Alexa, and robots could change how we talk

Sentient AI and super-smart robots are a long way off, but forgetting how to talk to other humans? That could happen soon.

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HBO brought its best shows to life at SXSW with an awesome escape room

Fans of Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Veep were delighted by HBO’s clever SXSW installation.

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Panasonic pushes buttons with smart home prototypes at SXSW

Panasonic’s home-fermenting machine, DIY dry-cleaner, and ambient media player are just concepts for now, but the company is using SXSW to figure out which one to make first.

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D-Link’s Omna, the first Home-Kit security camera, is now on sale

This smart camera can show you a live feed right on your iPhone lock screen.

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Apple’s original TV shows are almost ready for prime time

Apple Music plans to make exclusive original content a selling point for subscribers.

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Let’s go crazy: Prince’s music is back on Apple Music and Spotify

Prince is back on the major streaming services as of February 12.

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Apple snags Amazon Fire TV exec to lead Apple TV efforts

Hopefully the hire is a sign that Apple is investing more in the Apple TV.

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5 devices we saw at CES that prove the smart home is getting weirder

Your appliances are connected to the internet and controlled by voice. Welcome to the future.