Apple continues to work on dedicated chips to perform specific tasks and integrate seamlessly with iOS. According to Bloomberg, the company is developing a Neural Engine to handle artificial intelligence-related tasks. The custom silicon would join others such as the Apple A10 Fusion chip, M10 motion coprocessor, and the Apple W1 wireless audio chip.
Looking for a complete list of upcoming and available HomeKit accessories? Apple now tracks all of the certified HomeKit accessories on the market, which are stamped with the symbol "Works with Apple HomeKit". While Apple sells some HomeKit equipment itself, many items in the list are only available through other companies or retailers.
Apple fans may have been disappointed last year, since the company did not run its annual Black Friday event. Now it appears Apple is poised to offer special 2016 holiday discounts on its products for one day only. With the tag line "Friday can't come soon enough," Apple features an Apple Watch showing November 25 on its storefront.
Shopping for a new iPhone? Apple has started offering the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus at discounts ranging from $80 to $110 off. These savings are on Apple certified refurbished iPhones. In addition to saving 15 percent, Apple's refurbished devices come with a full one-year warranty just like new products. Currently this is the only place to find entry-level models with 16 GB of storage.