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IPhone 7 and 7 Plus will support NFC tags with iOS 11

Apple is also adding support for right-to-left languages, while there are also new features to give developers more options when designing buttons and the ability to blur the entire screen. So it senses when you are driving and it turns your iPhone to the " do not disturb " mode. The AirPlay 2 update lets users set up a multi-room system in iOS. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Sketchy Press Renders Leaked

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However, as it turns out, Samsung has now reportedly ruled out the possibility of including a display-integrated fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone as well, mainly due to technical concerns regarding security. They also sport a 12-megapixel rear camera with Dual Pixel technology, and there's an 8-megapixel front camera on the front. This led to speculation that the Note 8 could "fix" the problem, and recent leaks have indicated as much. Read More »

IOS 11 means you never have to remember app passwords again

The new policy will come into effect from September, and will accompany iOS 11's roll out. "A monumental leap for iPad". Ahead of Apple's WWDC 2017 event, there were a bevy of clues that suggested the company might drop support for 32-bit apps in iOS 11 . Read More »

Apple Unveils New 13 Inch MacBook Pro At WWDC 2017

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This is required because the computer can be configured with either an 8-core, 10-core, and even an 18-core Xeon processor and will be graphically powered by AMD's latest Vega GPU. The iMac Retina 4K 21.5-inch model also has a new lower price of $1,299, while the non-4K 21.5-inch starts at $1,099 and the 27-inch begins at $1,799. Read More »

Apple Downplays Echo Rivalry with its Audio-Focused HomePod Speakers

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The speaker has the "power to rock the house", according to Schiller, and the aim is to make HomePod a potent assistant for news, messages, weather, traffic, home controls and more. HomePod combined elements of Echo and Sonos smart speakers, known for rich sound quality, according to Reticle Research principal analyst Ross Rubin. Read More »

Apple HomePod: a first listen

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First, although Prime Video content will be available on Apple TV, Apple-captive content will still not be available as an app on other streaming devices. HomePod will be available starting in December, initially in Australia , Britain and the US. The research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the US are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than double its estimate from last year. Read More »

OPPO R11 and R11 Plus with Dual Camera Setup Unveiled

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Taking care of the software department is the new Color OS 3.1 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Both carry a dual camera setup on the back that consists of a 16MP normal camera sitting behind a bright f/1.7 lens and a 20MP telephoto (or zoom) lens with a smaller f/2.6 aperture. Read More »

Apple Debuts Smart Speaker Homepod

These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. By integrating Siri, Apple has turned HomePod into a "hub for information and a control device for IoT and home automation devices", observes ZDnet. Read More »

IPhone users, get ready for Do Not Disturb - while driving

Apple also revealed new products coming later this year. However, if a recent leak is to be believed, iOS 11 could finally bring a long-anticipated feature to the iPhone also that'll make working on mobile even smoother. Say an iPad running iOS 11 is already connected to the network and a new iOS 11 device such as an iPhone needs to connect to the same network. Read More »

Trump's Official Response to Comey Doesn't Add Up

Meanwhile, Marc Kasowitz , outside counsel for Trump, disputed key points of Comey's testimony , and said in a statement that a Senate hearing established that the president was not being investigated for collusion or obstruction, according to a Reuters report . Read More »

Chelsea Manning Talks Leaks, Gender Transition in 1st Interview After Prison Release

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The former Army private and WikiLeaks leaker was released in May after a seven-year sentence at Fort Leavenworth. Manning was disturbed by numerous reports that crossed her desk: significant activity reports detailing mass civilian casualties, the use of kill lists, the "seemingly delightful bloodlust" of Apache helicopter pilots who'd gunned down journalists and shot children. Read More »

Nissan Makes Automatic Braking Standard on Most 2018 Models

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Nissan's action helps accelerate the adoption of automatic emergency braking years ahead of the 2022 deadline to make such systems standard. The Rogue , Rogue Sport , Altima , Sentra , Maxima , Leaf , Murano and Pathfinder will get the feature that was previously optional or part of an option package on certain trim levels. Read More »

Apple launches 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'

Apple intends to declutter your life and so it is starting off by organising all your files and folders and making search super easy. In newer versions of the Uber app, if you grant it permission to see your location through your iPhone, which allows the cab-hailing startup to track you whenever it wants. Read More »

Who is Lee backing to win the Champions Trophy?

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Apart from the flat deck which was an absolute paradise for batting, something else also went wrong. Dhawan was on 51 at the time, and he moved on to his 10th one-day global century, making up for the loss of captain Virat Kohli for a duck, and Yuvraj Singh for 7. Read More »

Does iMac Pro Mean the End for Mac Pro?

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Luckily, these are all easy fixes - as they're just more component upgrades - for the next rendition of the flagship Apple laptop. For the MacBook Pro to continue to keep pushing its Retina display moniker, it needs to go 4K in 2018. This largely pertains to the 13-inch MacBook Pro, which even in 2017 is still pushing Intel integrated graphics in dual-core processors. Of course, most entrepreneurs don't need the horsepower (or price tag) that comes with the new iMac Pro , which is ... Read More »

Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro replaces the 9.7-inch Pro

Whenever the phone is connected to a auto using either Bluetooth or a cable , or if the vehicle is moving, the phone will withhold any notifications for things like text messages or news updates. Should iOS 11 bring a viable workaround to add and listen to FLAC files, these albums can become easily added to your library without having to convert them into compressed MP3 files. Read More »

Trump supporter: Comey throws 'four groups under the bus,' including himself

While Mr Comey confirmed that the United States president was not personally under investigation as part of the inquiry in to Russian meddling in the 2016 election, he claimed that Mr Trump had sought to influence the investigation by asking him to "let go" the FBI inquiry into former national security adviser Michael Flynn at a meeting on February 14th. Read More »

Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo has a critical flaw

It is high time that Apple wakes up to a new era of technology disruption and make real use of its voice assistance technology Siri , considering it was amongst the first voice assistants to hit the market, but never made it big. Streaming - Both Google Home and Echo supports direct Bluetooth Streaming and on-device Wi-Fi streaming (Plus, Chromecast streaming for Google Home ). Read More »

Apple Unveils The New iMac Pro

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If you don't, Apple also refreshed the prices and specs of the regular 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac models. The iMac Pro's starting configuration will be $4,999. Apple's new MacBook Pro configured with the Core i7 and AMD Radeon Pro 555 2GB will cost $2999, and they're available right now on Apple's website, and will be in your local Apple Store on June 7. Read More »

Next iOS update will not be available to iPhone 5 owners

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The other option keeps the mode the same as the current grey-scale version. This ability appears to come as part of iOS 11's Files app - Apple's new feature for managing content on your device. A new, larger interface that will occupy more of the display, but it also comes along with every function on one page. iOS device users will no longer need to swipe back and forth between panels to access all of their device's settings . Read More »

Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

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Interestingly, Sonos was absent from the list of early speaker partners. It demonstrated Amazon had figured out how to isolate voices from background noise and have a digital assistant respond to requests from a distance-abilities Siri hadn't yet mastered. Read More »

Apple Introduces New iPad Pro, Updates iMacs and Teases iMac Pro

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There's also a 27-inch Retina 5K display, though you won't be viewing any VR through that. The desktop will run macOS High Sierra , launching this fall. Fast Storage and Advanced I/O iMac Pro also supports up to 4TB of SSD and up to 128GB of ECC memory, and with four Thunderbolt 3 ports can connect to up to two high-performance RAID arrays and two 5K displays at the same time. Read More »

Apple introduces "Do Not Disturb" feature for drivers

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Or as ZDNet's Ross Rubin puts it, with iOS 11 Apple's iPad has a grown up . For starters, the HomePod - just like the rivals it's aiming for - has one sole objective: to make life easier while you're comfy at home (probably transforming you more into a couch potato, for those who already are). Read More »

Apple launches Homepod, takes aim at Amazon's Echo

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Schiller had much less to say about HomePod's broader Siri smarts , although the product page on Apple's website hints that it can perform numerous smart-home tasks that an Amazon Echo or Google Home can do. Speakers can detect when the HomePod placed against the wall and they adjust their sound output according to it so that the sound is spread equally into the wide area of the room, instead of just muffled against the wall. Read More »

Indian police briefly detain Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi did it all on Thursday as he strove to get from Delhi to Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh where five farmers were killed earlier this week. "Farmers in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana have been protesting as they want a fair price. The farmers should be given the status of martyr", he said. Read More »

Apple iOS 11: What Did You Miss?

The users used to be stuck with whatever Control Center setup Apple gave them, but now they can hide or show items from Control Center and rearrange it to their liking without having to hack their device. Siri will also use upgraded on-device learning to take user experiences on one app to other apps. Say an iPad running iOS 11 is already connected to the network and a new iOS 11 device such as an iPhone needs to connect to the same network. Read More »

Apple's HomePod "reinventing" listening to music at home

Want directions? They're coming from Apple Maps. Except for its price, the presentation of the gadget seemed very appealing at first. That leaves HomePod in a weird place. In doing so, you can talk to Siri to control your smart home accessories. Much like with Siri , Apple is just simply doing less than its competitors here. Read More »

IOS 11 Can Automatically Delete Unused Apps To Save Space

But it appears things are finally about to change. Below is the feature that is new to iOS 11 . The big draw of the HomePod is its audio specs, which Apple touts as best in class. "We think this is going to be a real important step with safety in the auto", Apple's Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi said of the new feature. Read More »

Apple Unveils Wireless Speaker HomePod

For time being, Amazon is dominating this new category. Siri doesn't even come close to some of the skills and practical value that Echo and Home bring to the table. He told the newspaper that the HomePod is "a little different philosophically" from his own company's Amazon Echo . Members of the media photograph a prototype Apple HomePod during the annual Apple Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose , California June 5, 2017. Read More »

You'll Need At Least $15K To Score These Vintage Apple Sneakers

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Considering the wide variety of other clothing items Apple managed to sell, it's a bummer that these never made it to market, because they actually don't look that bad. A pair is being listed on eBay this weekend with a starting price of a whopping $15,000 (£11,600), and is expected to fetch as much as $30,000 (£25,000). Read More »

New 'Star Wars: Battlefront 2' Trailer Coming Tomorrow

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During the 90-minute show, Electronic Arts will offer "a first look at eight games and more surprises". FIFA 18 - Powered by Frostbite, EA SPORTS FIFA 18 blurs the line between the virtual and real worlds, bringing to life the heroes, teams, and atmospheres of the world's game. Read More »

Apple unveils HomePod, competition for Amazon Echo

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Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home , the HomePod will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes. Some industry insiders, however, note that Apple will be under more pressure to improve the computing smarts of its Siri software in the face of offerings from rivals Google and Amazon . Read More »