AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8' rumors, Amazon in the bedroom, a Siri competitor to ...

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This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the rumors around 'iPhone 8' wireless charging, HomeKit and a possible Siri-driven Echo competitor, the Apple Watch at 2 and more.

Source: Veniamin Geskin

AppleInsider editors Neil Hughes and Victor Marks discuss:
  • Apple still working on P2P payment transfer service to compete with Venmo
  • Apple 'finalizing' design of Amazon Echo rival based on Siri
  • Apple investigating wireless charging via Wi-Fi routers, other communications equipment
  • Apple's 'iOS 11' Music app to put more focus on Apple Music video content
  • Alleged 'iPhone 8' schematic shows wireless charging pad, no rear Touch ID
  • How Apple's 'iPhone 8' could improve battery life with 2-cell design, OLED screen
  • First look: Rigiet iPhone camera gimbal is an affordable way to stabilize video recordings
  • Apple hires NASA AR/VR expert Jeff Norris to work on future products
  • Four ex-NASA engineers on Apple's list of autonomous car software testers
  • On its 2nd anniversary, Apple Watch settling into role as fitness & notification wearable with Siri, Apple Pay
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Next Monday, AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger and Victor Marks will be appearing at Adorama's flagship store in New York City to meet with professional Apple users and discuss the current state of the company's high-end hardware. Join us for the discussion, adult refreshments, and a chance to win great prizes like a brand new 9.7-inch iPad (2017).

The event kicks off this coming Monday, May 1st at 6:00 p.m. at Adorama's Flagship NYC Retail Store in Manhattan, located at 42 West 18th Street, between 5th and 6th avenues.

Cocktails and small bites will be available for attendees as they hear an open discussion on the state of professional Apple users. Register on our official Evenbrite page to let us know you're coming.

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    GeoKahlerGeoKahler Posts: 1unconfirmed, member
    Tried listening to podcast 118 today, and had to turn it off. Really, all that bickering and cutting each other off to get your say is very unbecoming. Usually enjoy the podcast, but not today...
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