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Apple announces all-new iMac, MacBook updates

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The regular 21.5 inched variant gets the Iris Plus 640 GPU, and the 21.5-inched 4K variant gets Radeon Pro 555 & 560 GPUs. That's a big jump over the older model, which offered a maximum setup of a 2TB Fusion Drive (configurable to 3GB), or up to a 1TB SSD. Read More »

NASA to launch first mission to the sun in 2018

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In the latest news, NASA has renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft - humanity's first mission to a star, which will launch in 2018 - as the Parker Solar Probe in honor of astrophysicist Eugene Parker . "Parker Solar Probe is going to answer questions about solar physics that we have puzzled over for more than six decades", said Parker Solar Probe Project Scientist Nicola Fox, of the Johns Hopkins University. Read More »

Android Pay is now live in Canada

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For a company that got where it is today thanks to Google Search, this is somewhat weird and disappointing. Rewards vary wildly depending on the nature of the vulnerability discovered, but Google says the average compensation paid to individuals is $2,150 for every valid claim they make, and dozens of researchers have received payments of $10,000 or more over the last two years. Read More »

WWDC 2017: Major announcements from Apple's big developer conference

Apple said Siri will now be able to create appointments on an iPhone after an appointment is booked on a Mac , for example, marking the first time that privacy-conscious Apple has let the assistant work across devices . Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, the HomePod will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes. It wouldn't be the first time that Apple hopped on the bandwagon of a technology product popularized by a competitor. Read More »

Apple introduces a new iPad Pro with a larger 10.5-inch screen

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The protection is similar to what Google Home and Amazon's Echo speakers already offer. The idea is to get outside software programmers geared up to write apps for Apple products. It will use machine learning to turn your Live Photos into shareable looping images and select individual clips from the photo. Where Apple may have the advantage is if it can, in fact, provide superior sound quality, given its stated focus on music. Read More »

WWDC 2017: Privacy features coming to Safari browser

HEVC (H.265) support. High Sierra supports the most common 4K video standard, for efficient decoding of ultra-high-resolution video content. We don't have all the details yet, and we will update here if we learn more. Safari comes with solid improvements too, being touted as the fastest browser that you can get today (at least on a Mac). The browser also features autoplay blocking: It detects sites that shouldn't be playing video and pauses them. Read More »

Apple revs up MacBook line, debuts 10.5 inch iPad Pro

At its annual conference for developers on Monday, Apple unveiled new augmented reality (AR) software that can display virtual objects onto the real world. If you don't want your Mac or Macbook crashing at random times while you're working, we'd strongly recommend waiting until the final stable release of macOS 10 .13 High Sierra later this year. Read More »

Apple takes on Amazon Echo with $350 Siri-powered HomePod

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Keep it anywhere in the room and it senses its location, matches it with the music its playing, and automatically equalizes it to make your music sound good no matter where you are. The iPhone 8 will likely be released with iOS 11 installed. Apple said that it is the fastest browser ever with features like autoplay blocking, intelligent tracking prevention that uses machine learning to block irritating content. Read More »

London Bridge attack: What we know about the attackers

The police statement noted that "Butt, 27....was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan ". Another attacker, 30-year-old Rachid Redouane , went by the alias Rachid Elkhdar and claimed to be Moroccan or Libyan, police said . "The investigation into this horrific attack is fast moving and complex as we piece together a fuller picture of what occurred", the Metropolitan Police said in a news release Monday. Read More »

The iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful computer ever

Along with that, Apple also mentioned the notebook would get up to a 50% bump in performance in its solid-state drive storage . The new 12.9in and 10.5in iPad Pro models also get the newer True Tone display that was featured on the 9.7in Pro but was denied to the 12.9. Read More »

What Iwobi Told Me About Arsenal - Henry Onyekuru

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The Sun on Sunday quotes the Nigerian who has never hidden his support for the Frenchman who has been widely criticised for the lack of Premier League title wins since 2004 albeit he has overseen seven FA Cup triumphs out of the 13 the club has won overall. Read More »

Apple WWDC 2017 Keynote Address Today

The announcement marks what could be a truce between the two tech giants and their TV ambitions. Apple has released a new Siri-enabled speaker to compete with the Amazon Echo . A refresh of Macbook product line is also expected at WWDC. Per sources, a new MacBook and a MacBook Pro might debut at WWDC . It's also adding a feature to block notifications while the phone is in Car Play mode. Read More »

Daughter from 'The Cosby Show' stands by comedian at trial

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Whether or not Cosby testifies in court ( likely not ), Feden suggested that Cosby himself has already provided her with the damning evidence she needs to convict him: a recorded interview with police, a deposition and a phone recording during which he admits to drugging Constand. Read More »

Is Apple Jumping Into The Ad Blocking Fray … Again?

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Metal 2 includes support for VR. Described as "the heart and soul of Apple " by Tim Cook himself, of course macOS is getting a brand-new update at "the best and biggest WWDC ever". During Apple's WWDC 2017 keynote, the company announced that its file system was going to be running on default as soon as macOS High Sierra is officially available for your systems. Read More »

Virgin flight evacuated over note in loo

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New South Wales police arrested the man. The details of the note also remain unknown. NSW Police say emergency services were called after a note written on a sick bag was discovered in the plane's toilet by another passenger as it approached Albury . Read More »

India Hopes New Rocket Can Carry Humans into Space

And when that happens, India will become the fourth nation - after Russian Federation, the United States and China - to put astronauts into orbit. On June 5, it launched a satellite weighing 3,136 kg (6,914 lb) - the heaviest India has tried to put in orbit. Read More »

Apple Just Overhauled the App Store

Both make Apple's baked-in map app a rival for many navigation systems that have included both features for several years. Moreover, Apple is pushing the new Apple Events channel so that audience can watch the event online. You can mark up screenshots and draw in emails using the Apple Pencil. There's also an update for Apple Pay , in which you can send money from person to person, instead of just from person to business. Read More »

Apple pushes Siri to the fore at annual developer conference

Apple's iOS 11 will give Venmo a run for its money with person-to-person payments within Messages , the company announced at WWDC today. You can then send funds to friends, who have three options: add it to an Apple Pay cash card, which you can use to buy apps and other Apple services; send it to someone else; or withdraw it and add it to your bank account. Read More »

NASA spacecraft will aim straight for the sun next year

May 31, 2017. "This is the first time NASA has named a spacecraft for a living individual", said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. Illustration of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun. - On May 31, NASA announced the details of a mission that will take us directly into the sun's corona . Read More »

'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11

And it would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google . But it's one that focuses on music, while providing access to what Apple says are the most commonly-wanted non-music features. Apple also showed off an iMac Pro that won't ship until the end of the year. The previously available 9.7-inch Pro appears to have been put out to pasture, presumably to avoid confusion with the standard non-Pro iPad, which is the same size. Read More »

My E3 2017 wish list - Reader's Feature

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However, It's also been suggested that the Xbox Scorpio could launch with a higher price in the UK. After the announcement was made, a Japanese publication speculated that the PlayStation 5 might be released sooner than expected. Microsoft will likely push its new livestreaming service Mixer , and could potentially talk about how its Windows Mixed Reality headsets will work with Xbox One. Read More »

Here's how to watch Apple's WWDC 2017 livestream

In this new app, the owners will be able to easily manage and store the files on their phone. These guidelines were also later translated into solid promises where Apple said it would remove outdated and abandoned apps from the App Store as part of a larger purge. Read More »

WWDC 2017: watchOS 4 Brings Updates and New Faces to Apple Watch

Other watch faces will be as playful as they are informative, such as ones modeled after Toy Story characters and a kaleidoscope. The workout app for the watch is also going to be enhanced to be more powerful. The watch will also renew one of Apple's strong points of the past. This makes no sense to team INQ , but Apple tells us it's added high-intensity interval training and that new workouts can be added during a current workout with a press of the new "plus" button. Read More »

NASA's 1st mission to touch the sun to launch in 2018

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May 31, 2017. Temperatures in that layer of the atmosphere, called the corona , reach 900,000 degrees Fahrenheit, almost 300 times hotter than the surface of the sun. And why does the atmosphere become so energized that it escapes the sun, turning into solar wind? "You can learn so much from looking out the window", Fox said. Read More »

Cellphone Video Catches Wild Fight At McDonald's

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Another customer recorded the fight through the drive thru. "Automatically, just because of how irate she was, I took out my camera and recorded her - just to see how far it would go just in case", Gravely said. " Grab her hair", one of the men who accompanied the woman is heard saying in the video. The two men hold employees back as the woman pulls the manager's hair and knees her in the chest. Read More »

Apple teases iMac Pro for $5000

They include new seventh-generation Intel "Kaby Lake" processors , and the 27-inch version also gets a raised memory ceiling of 64GB. Apple has even updated the 13 inch MacBook Air with a 1.8 GHz processor . SSD storage options are now up to 50 percent faster, and iMac comes with Thunderbolt 3 , the most powerful and versatile port ever . For those whose computing needs aren't quite that demanding, though, Apple also updated the rest of its Mac lineup . Read More »

'Multiple fatalities' after shooting at business near Orlando

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A man fired from his warehouse job in April returned to his old workplace near Orlando, Florida this afternoon and shot five people dead before killing himself, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said this evening. The victim of that incident was not among the dead Monday, Demings said. "If people see something that seems abnormal, they need to say something", the mayor said. Read More »

'Breaking Bad' Virtual Reality Project in the Works From Vince Gilligan

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Virtual reality can let you experience anything, from extreme sports to flight, but soon you might have a much more grimy world to immerse yourself in. Additionally, it's vital that VR games and experiences are released regularly so that those who do choose to pick up a VR headset do not find themselves with a content drought. Read More »

Dan Aykroyd slams director over 'Ghostbusters' remake costs

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Aykroyd, who wrote the original movie alongside Harold Ramis and Rick Moranis, claims that Fieg spent way too much money on the project, making it nearly impossible for it to recoup any of its outgoings. Aykroyd claims that Feig's over-spending and refusal to shoot additional scenes directly led to the film's failure, ensuring that the Ghostbusters franchise will not continue. Read More »

Space station welcomes 1st returning vehicle since shuttle

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There is a United States law in place, known as the Wolf amendment, that bans cooperation between the USA space agency NASA and Chinese government entities, but this deal is purely commercial and therefore considered legal. Until their retirement in 2011, NASA's shuttles made multiple flights to the space station. This same capsule dropped off a shipment in 2014. The Falcon 9 rocket, topped with SpaceX's first refurbished Dragon cargo craft , took to the skies at 5:07 pm EDT (2107 GMT). Read More »

Top US court to take up privacy case on cell phone data

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The American Civil Liberties Union, which represents Carpenter , said in a statement that the records in this case demonstrate how location data "can reveal extraordinarily private details about people's lives, from where they sleep to where they pray". Read More »