Evidence of rumored wire-free Powerbeats spotted in iOS 12.2

Evidence has been discovered in the just-released iOS 12.2 software update that seems to confirm rumors of an impending launch of new wire-free Powerbeats. 9to5Mac’s Guilherme Rambo spotted images and animations hidden within the update that appear to be wire-free Powerbeats headphones, sitting in a black charging case.

Apple acquires voice app startup Pullstring

Apple has agreed to purchase voice app startup Pullstring, according to a report from Axios. The San Francisco-based company was founded by a group of former Pixar executives in 2011 and its technology has been used in everything from interactive voice apps for toys, to Amazon Echo and Google Assistant products.

Apple to preview original video content at March event

Apple is going to offer the first glimpse at its original content during its March event, reports Variety. Citing sources familiar with the company’s plans, the outlet says we could see clips of multiple shows, including the untiled drama set behind the scenes of a network news morning show starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell.

Amazon acquires mesh router firm eero

Amazon on Monday announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire eero, the firm behind the popular mesh routers. Details of the deal are scarce at this point, but the two companies say they have a shared vision that “the smart home experience can get even easier.”