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Apple introduces new iMac Pro and updates iMac and MacBook Pro line

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This is made possible by the graphics processor's new advanced compute core and up to 16 gigabytes of high-bandwidth memory. The 4K display is also incredible and, if you've been using an older machine, you are certainly in for a treat. This price drop means you can now pick up an iMac with 4K Retina display for £1,249 - that's a saving of £200 over its predecessor . If you want more power and that insane 5K display (it's gonna cost you!) then go with one of the 27-inch models . Read More »

New MacBook Pro 2017 Range Gets Official

Available in the updated 21.5- and 27-inch iMac, Radeon Pro 500 series graphics enable extraordinary computing experiences, including stunning gaming, immersive VR on select models*, and fluid content creation with exceptional performance and support for GPU acceleration across a range of creative applications on the Mac platform, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop and the Foundry Nuke, Mari and Modo. Read More »

The Best iOS 11 Features You Probably Haven't Heard of Yet

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At the moment Apple does not allow developers to have access to NFC on the iPhone, it is now restricted to Apple Pay and Apple's Passbook, this will change with the release of iOS 11 . While the flexibility and scale of the ARKit demos far exceeded those companies' early work, it in some ways lacked the work being done on HoloLens and other systems in development such as those from Avegant . Read More »

Apple takes on distracted driving with 'do not disturb while driving' feature

It puts on a Worldwide Developers Conference each year to show outside developers the latest software so they can create new apps and services that make the company's gadgets more useful. In iOS 10 , you can swipe on a notification in the lock screen, use Touch ID to unlock the phone and go straight to the app you need. The mobile operating system will also get a new file management system that is much more closely aligned with the traditional file systems found on desktop and laptop ... Read More »

The End is Nigh confirmed for Nintendo Switch release

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Ash's ultimate quest is to make a friend by building one out of the bits and pieces of people scattered around the game world while picking up game cartridges and tumors because why not. "Within a week what we had was a completely stripped down platformer with an adventure game "open" feel where the levels were all locked into tidy little boxes but attached in a way where they could be explored", McMillen said of the prototype. Read More »

Apple's iOS 11 Hopes To Reinvent the iPad

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When an app developer releases a new update in the App Store , all their attractive reviews disappear in the ether. The public beta version will be available at the end of June and the final release is expected in September. This won't help you with games of course, so if the iOS 11 future isn't looking bright for any of them you might want to get them finished over the summer. Read More »

Apple's HomePod Cranks Up the Price

The $350 HomePod is billed as a combination of a smart speaker , like the Echo, and a wifi home speaker system, like Sonos . It will allow users to talk to Siri, Apple's digital assistant , while at home and costs US$349 - nearly double the price of most competing products. Read More »

IOS 11 Finally Makes the iPad a Capable Computer

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Apple and Google have many similar features within their ecosystems, but not every feature translates directly from iOS to Android. The company also showcased some impressive software , including support for virtual reality and an SDK enabling developers to leverage the technology. Read More »

Jay Z's Mysterious '4:44' Project Has Finally Been Revealed

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Tidal aired an ad during the National Basketball Association finals revealing the project, which has been teased around the web through enigmatic ads . After several days of social media playing the guessing game and Jay Z fans producing theories as to what the mysterious 4:44 advertisement could mean, the secret was somewhat revealed on Wednesday night. Read More »

Australia face Saudis in must-win World Cup qualifier

The top two countries in the six-team group qualify for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation, with the third-place country advancing to a playoff. A win would allow them to join the top two and put them right in the fight, with an away match against Japan and a home match against Thailand to come. Read More »

Super Nintendo World theme park trailer released

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Watch the trailer below, prepare your wallet for the travel costs and look out for collectable gold coins, green pips and Bowser's Castle. And if there aren't teenagers dressed in oversized Mario and Luigi costumes like Disney World has for its characters, you can start prepping a full refund now. Read More »

Apple iPhone 6 is cheaper than ever on Flipkart!

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This offer has been made live to commemorate Father's Day that is set for June 18. Apple has announced special Father's Day offer on the iPhone 6 (16GB) making the phone available on Flipkart at just Rs 26,000. While Amazon and Flipkart did not respond to mails from Financial Express, small online vendors agreed that they will have to incur a loss if current stock is sold post-July 1.Neeraj Johar, a Jaipur-based online seller of IT products said he would not get any input credit on ... Read More »

IOS 11 feature to curb distracted driving

The new iPad Pro with a 10.5-inch Retina display is powered by the A10X Fusion fourth-generation chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture which is said to be 2.5x times faster than the predecessor chip. The new model will begin shipping on Monday. "There is so much momentum building around these speakers that it would be hard for Apple not to come out with one", said industry analyst Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy. Read More »

Apple's iOS 11 Won't Support These iPhones

Craig Federighi , Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, first announced the new feature at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose , USA Today reported . This feature uses the various sensors on an iPhone to detect when the owner is driving. Apple unveiled a new iPhone feature this week that aims to cut down on the number of distracted drivers . Read More »

Envoy Haley says US won't let the UN 'bully' Israel anymore

Laying out her tack for her address in an opinion piece in The Washington Post on Friday, Ms Haley said the council must "end its practice of wrongly singling out Israel for criticism". The prime minister said that the American changes in discourse toward the United Nations since President Donald Trump took office have made "a world of difference, both for Israel and the U.S". Read More »

New Information Points To Assassin's Creed Origins: Gold Edition, Location

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However, a preorder card is definitive proof that the game exists and takes place in Egypt. Ubisoft hasn't announced the game officially at this point but a number of leaks have pointed to the Egyptian Setting. The Season Pass will give players access to additional missions, extra storyline and single player campaign to explore apart from the base mission. With just days to go, it won't be long before Ubisoft reveals what this DLC map will be in an action packed trailer. Read More »

Qatar's sympathisers could face up to 15 years of prison

Saudi Arabia announced plans to shut borders, halt land, sea and air contact with Qatar . On Tuesday, Trump tweeted : "So good to see Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off". We as a government of Qatar are doing our utmost in combating terrorism, along with our allies. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel expressed alarm about the sudden escalation of tensions in the Gulf after Saudi Arabia and other states abruptly broke off ties with Qatar , warning ... Read More »

#GE2017 Scottish Labour Leader casts her vote

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So, what are they? " Kezia Dugdale campaigned tirelessly against independence in the 2014 referendum". Many Labour members, in fact nearly 30% of Labour party supporters, voted Yes. May accused Sturgeon of playing "games" and said the SNP had "tunnel vision" over independence. Nicola Sturgeon has been branded a "clype" by political opponents as the general election campaign in Scotland headed towards a bitter climax. Read More »

Tesla Model Y confirmed for 2019 debut

It is expected to cost around $35,000 in the USA and is the company's first attempt at a mass market vehicle. Tesla hasn't updated the pre-order count since previous year, but Musk said Tuesday that "there are more and more deposits every week". Read More »

IOS 11: 5 new features you need to be excited about

The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by almost 40 percent to fit into an incredibly compact package that still weighs just one pound. Apple's iOS 11 is giving up more of its secrets, with developers discovering plans for a new "Core NFC" feature that was not revealed during the company's WWDC keynote earlier this week. Read More »

Shenmue 3 officially delayed to second half of 2018

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Creator Yu Suzuki and the developers of Shenmue III , Ys Net, shared a new video message regarding the delay of the upcoming title to sometime in the second half of 2018. The game had originally been scheduled to release in December this year. Now, with this weeks backer update, we've received the news nobody wanted, but everyone expected: Shenmue 3 has been delayed. Read More »

Apple unveils new technology at WWDC in San Jose

The top of the HomePod also lights up to display an LED waveform while you're talking to it, similar to the way Siri interactions animate on other Apple devices. Safari, Apple's web browser, seeks to make users' online experience smoother and less annoying. Another Safari feature will stop video from automatically playing on websites. Read More »

Hideo Kojima confirms Death Stranding will not be at E3 2017

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We're not sure what the term "Bridges" means in the context of the game, and the spiderweb imagery is also confounding - but as with any Kojima project, let the speculation begin. While we're disappointed that Death Stranding won't be present at E3, the focus on the development will ultimately be a good thing. Death Stranding was announced at E3 2016 during Sony's press conference, making waves with a cryptic teaser trailer starring Norman Reedus . Read More »

Your old iPhone is about to be obsolete. Thanks Apple

For the first time, Apple is debuting its own augmented reality ecosystem, giving iPhone and iPad developers access to computer vision technologies. The new 120Hz refresh rate is a further bonus, making for silky-smooth apps and videos. The watch will also be able to communicate better with your gym equipment. Read More »

Apple's iOS 11 Gets Do Not Disturb While Driving Feature

Apple was sued six months ago in relation to a case involving a fatal vehicle crash blamed on a teenage driver using the company's FaceTime video calling app . While the iPhone screen will be locked to prevent drivers from using apps, navigation systems like Apple Maps and Google Maps will work, but users will not be able to input destinations while driving. Read More »

Theresa May's bid for stronger Brexit hand at stake in United Kingdom election

Election expert professor John Curtice, of Strathclyde University, said unless there was a major storm which disrupted transport links, turnout was unlikely to be affected: "We live in a country where a bit of drizzle is commonplace". The Labour Party closed the gap with the ruling party post general elections . Brexit is expected to be the central factor behind voting patterns. Read More »

Apple to introduce feature to combat texting while driving

When it comes time to update to iOS 11 , you'll get a notification on your device letting you know your download is ready. Overall, the new Files app will be a very welcome addition on iOS devices and especially iPads , where it looks very similar to the Finder app on macOS (including support for Tags). Read More »

Apple Announces New 'Homepod' Smart Speaker

The news marked Apple's main piece of tvOS-related news at WWDC . Apple says Siri extends beyond voice, using on-device learning to deliver more personal experiences and offers suggestions based on personal usage of apps such as Safari, News, Mail and Messages. Read More »

The iMac Pro combines a familiar look with a dark twist

We'll see how the iMac Pro performs (and how much it'll cost in New Zealand) by December, which is a long time to wait. I mean, who wouldn't want an iMac that can have up to 18 cores of Intel Xeon processor goodness, and 128GB of memory, not to mention AMD Pro Vega graphics? But as it turns out, the Pro, though now roughly as heavy as the MacBook Air, is still more expensive, which is why Apple fans still love the MacBook Air. Read More »

Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker

Covered in what Apple calls "acoustic mesh", the speaker is seven inches tall, sporting a four-inch woofer, six microphones and a beam-forming tweeter. Amazon , for example, sold more than 11 million Echo devices from mid-2015 to December 1, 2016, according to estimates from Morgan Stanley analysts, who calculated statistics from before the latest holiday season. Read More »

Apple Music enters home speaker market with HomePod

Apple announced several tweaks for iOS 11 including an updated interface, a redesigned Control Center, an improved App Store , and more. At Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference , Apple unveiled its latest hardware: HomePod . Apple also showed off new features for its iOS mobile software and lots of other fun stuff. High Sierra launches in public beta later this month with a full, free update in autumn. Read More »

Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series Unveiled

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The Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series has been revealed as a Limited Edition of 500 units worldwide with enhancements and extra power. The wheels (don't) hide an interesting hue scheme for the PCCB (Porsche Carbon Ceramic Brakes) calipers - the hardware is finished in black, while the "PORSCHE" banding comes in Golden Yellow Metallic, thus matching the overly extrovert shade that covers the body of the vehicle. Read More »

Apple's HomePod Pumps Up the Volume

This latter market is where Apple has so far focused its marketing, as reflected by the title of its introductory press release : " HomePod reinvents music in the home ". Despite the company's delayed arrival, Apple is confident HomePod will rise to fame much like the iPhone and Apple Watch . If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Read More »

Apple unveils HomePod speaker, taking on Amazon and Google

Alongside the seven speaker array, the Apple HomePod boasts of a 4 inch upward facing woofer. You may get your hands on this for $349 which roughly translates to Rs 22,500. The HomePod will work with HomeKit as well, which is Apple's smart home platform. The gadget itself isn't particularly remarkable, but it is an Apple gadget. Read More »