This week on AI: Apple's HomePod reviewed, 'iOS 12' plans, iPhone AR & more

At long last AppleInsider finally had a chance to review the HomePod, Apple’s first entry into the smartspeaker universe. Other points of interest during the week included plans for “iOS 12,” and more hints that future iPhones will have rear-facing 3D sensors.
Source: macinsider

Presidents' Day Deals: $200-$300 off 13" Touch Bars; 15" MacBook Pros as low as $1,799; iPads from $299; plus no tax in 48 states

Holiday weekend deals are in effect now with instant savings and coupon discounts on current and closeout Macs. Save up to $1,000 on Touch Bar MacBook Pros or up to $150 on iPads with no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. Apple’s TV 4K is also free when you prepay for three months of DirecTV Now.
Source: macinsider

Mattel teases Hot Wheels racing with AR, iPhone-controlled 'Rocket League' car set

Mattel brand Hot Wheels is continuing to embrace the use of mobile apps with it’s toy cars, revealing the Augmoto track-based racing set with iPhone and iPad control and augmented reality, as well as announcing a remote controlled car soccer set based on the popular game ‘Rocket League.’
Source: macinsider

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