Apple dropping iTunes Store support on Windows XP/Vista & first-gen Apple TV in May

Apple has published a new support document explaining that starting on May 25th, it will drop support for the iTunes Store on Windows machines running XP and Vista, as well as the first-generation Apple TV. The company says the change is due to security updates…

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Google Assistant to get support for 30 languages, location-based reminders and more

Google ahead of the MWC 2018 is making some major announcements to its products including the ARCore, Lens, RCS Message and now it is the Assistant. The company says that it is aiming to improve Assistant with some key features like more than 30 languages support, multilingual support, location-based reminders, Routines and more throughout the year.  After teasing with Android One and Go phones that are coming at MWC in a couple of days, Google today mentioned that by the end of this year Assistant will be available in more than 30 languages, reaching 95% of all eligible Android phones worldwide. In the next few weeks, Assistant will be available in Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish and Thai on Android phones and iPhones. Furthermore, it also said that it is making the Assistant multilingual later this year, so families or individuals that speak more than one language can speak naturally to the Assistant. This move is to make Assistant understand you in multiple languages fluently. Multilingual support will first be available in English, French, and German and more languages to join soon. Next up is the expansion of Assistant capabilities by allowing it to perform various actions on the phone and inside your apps. Google is said …
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AirPods with “Hey Siri” support reportedly due in 2018, water resistant model in the works too

Those who have been waiting to pick up a pair of AirPods should consider waiting a tad longer as it looks like we could see an upgraded version sometime this year.

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30 languages and multilingual support, routines, and location-based reminders are coming to Google Assistant

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It hasn’t been 2 months since Google Assistant dominated half the conversation at CES (with Alexa taking the other half) and now it’s back again with more announcements and new things for MWC. After Google’s teaser that new Android One and Go phones are coming at MWC next week, now we have a new announcement from the Google Assistant team and it’s a big one. Some would call it a worldwide one.

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Xiaomi signs MoU with Microsoft for cloud support, artificial intelligence and laptops

Xiaomi today announced that it has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to collaborate in cloud computing, artificial intelligence and the development of equipment for use with notebook computers. The companies will also collaborate in personal assistants using their own existing devices, including Microsoft’s Cortana. [HTML1] Partnership with Microsoft is not new for Xiaomi. In 2015 Microsoft tied up with Xiaomi to offer Windows 10 ROM for the Xioami Mi 4. In 2016 Xiaomi acquired 1,500 patents from Microsoft and said that it will pre-load Microsoft Office and Skype apps on its Android smartphones and tablets. The same year it also introduced Mi Notebook running Windows 10. With the latest partnership Xiaomi expects to bring more new products and services to its users and also allow Microsoft to reach more users using Xiaomi products. Commenting on the partnership, Xiaomi Senior Vice President Wang Xiang, said: We’ve been very happy in our collaboration with Microsoft, and we’re very happy to continue deepening the relationship with the signing of this strategic memorandum of understanding. Xiaomi’s mission is to let everyone in the world enjoy technology. This collaboration with Microsoft in many areas of technology will help us to more quickly deliver more outstanding products and services to our users. Source
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