9to5Mac Daily: June 19, 2019

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Apple HomePod coming to Canada, France & Germany on June 18, gets AirPlay 2 & stereo pairing with iOS 11.4

Apple’s first smartspeaker will finally be coming to Canada, France, and Germany on June 18, the company announced on Tuesday. Later today it will launch AirPlay 2 and stereo pairing for the device, through the release of iOS 11.4 and matching HomePod firmware. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock capable of connecting dual 4K displays shipping June 6 for $300

Accessory producer Elgato is preparing to release its Thunderbolt 3 Dock, one which allows users to connect two 4K displays to a Macbook at the same time, with the accessory shipping out to customers in the United States, Europe, and Australia on June 6. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple announces it will discontinue iAd App Network for developers on June 30th

On its developer news blog, Apple has announced that it is closing the iAd App Network on June 30th. Targeted at smaller publishers, the iAd App Network let developers pay reduced rates to feature advertisements for their own App Store apps across the iAd publisher network. The news follows a report from Buzzfeed that Apple is closing iAd campaign sales […]

GarageBand for Mac Gaining New Features Alongside Apple Music Launch on June 30

Apple has updated its GarageBand for Mac website to confirm that the music and podcast creation software will be updated with new features on June 30 alongside the launch of Apple Music, as noted by Macworld editor Kirk McElhearn on his personal blog Kirkville. The new features will relate to GarageBand’s built-in recording and editing […]

Apple Watch Launches in Seven More Countries on June 26

Apple today announced that the Apple Watch will be available in seven additional countries on June 26. The device will go on sale in Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan through the Apple Store, Apple Online Store and select authorized resellers. “The response to Apple Watch has surpassed our expectations in every […]

Apple announces WWDC Keynote Live Stream for June 8th, updates Apple TV channel

A week ahead of the Monday, June 8th Worldwide Developers Conference kickoff keynote, Apple has announced that it will be live streaming the event, which starts at 10 AM Pacific/ 1 PM Eastern Time. The company has updated its Apple Events application on the Apple TV to feature next week’s streaming video. Apple is yet […]