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How to change Siri's voice on HomePod

Want to give Siri an Australian accent or swap its gender? It's easy!

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Apple's original TV shows and series: Carpool Karaoke is coming back for a second season

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

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How to change Siri's voice

Siri can be a "he" or a "she" and even speak with a different accent.

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HomePod, iOS 12, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 592

We've had the HomePod for a few days. What do we think? There's more news about iOS 12. We also feature your comments and questions.

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6 improvements HomePod needs to compete

HomePod sounds great, but otherwise doesn't stack up well against other smart speakers. Here's how Apple can fix that.

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15 awesome tips and tricks to master Apple's HomePod

Your HomePod can do more than kick out the jams. More than you may realize.

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How to set up HomePod

Apple's smart speaker makes it easy to get started.

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Apple HomePod review: Not yet ready to take the stage

Apple's smart speaker sounds great but feels unfinished.

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iPad 2018 rumors: Animoji and tabbed windows on tap

If you want to get a sense of where the iPad will go in 2018, look to the iPhone X.

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iOS 12: Animoji in FaceTime, deeper Siri integration, DND improvements

Axios and Bloomberg are reporting that Apple will be punting several features planned for iOS 12 to 2019 as it focuses on quality issues, security, and performance.

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Apple adds live news listings to TV app on iOS and Apple TV

You'll need each channel's respective apps to watch.

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Ahead of the Oscars, Apple offers $19.99 movie bundles and discounts

This is a good opportunity to snag some top-notch movies for less.

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HomePod early reviews, Apple Watch apps, iOS 11.3 Battery Health, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 591

The first round of HomePod reviews are out. Developers are leaving the Apple Watch. The beta of iOS 11.3 with Battery Health settings will be released soon. We also feature your comments and questions.

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iOS 11.3: Beta 2 adds Battery Health feature on some iPhone models

Apple has outlined the new features we can expect to see in iOS 11.3. Here's everything we know.

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Accessorize your AirPods

Dress up your wireless earbuds with these sleeves, tips, skins, and straps.