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Apple shows off new iPads in promo video


A section of the two-hour presentation was dedicated to how Apple is turning the iPad Pro into a laptop. One of the key differences between the new model and its predecessor is that it has a larger screen, which is smoother to use than the outgoing model. Read More »

New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists

Khuram Shazad Butt, known as Abu Zaitun or "Abs", was on the radar of counter-terrorism investigators before carrying out the attack but was deemed as a "low priority", the Associated Press and the British Times report. The question remains how the men met and knew one another but police said Saturday they did not suspect a wider plot. Scotland Yard said one person is still believed to be missing, and that family liaison officers have been deployed to support the victims' loved ones. Read More »

Apple's new iOS update won't allow use of phone while driving

IOS 8 launched alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus - the first Apple smartphone with a 5.5inch display, so it would make sense for the USA technology company to design a keyboard to help those with smaller hands. Apple thought of this, and wanted to fix the problem, so iOS 11 comes with a special feature which allows you to share a Wi-Fi password remotely, without the need of typing it. Read More »

Apple announces new iMac Pro : Key Features

Apple upgraded the processors across its entire MacBook lineup for 2017, but little else changed from the 2016 lineup. "There's a lot to like about the 10.5" iPad Pro , not the least of which is its Retina display and "ProMotion" 120Hz refresh rate, something that offers a combination of better responsiveness to touch and smoother scrolling. Read More »

Apple 10.5 Inch iPad Pro Finally Here, What's New


One of the more interesting narratives to surround Apple in recent years holds that the company has either forgotten or simply doesn't care about pro users anymore. This maximises battery life and performance, when you need it. The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, which replaces the 9.7-inch model, features a display that's 20 percent larger, despite being practically the same size as the older model. Read More »

5 iOS 11 Features That Will Make Your Life Much Easier

Users weren't thrilled about the frequent tracking, especially after it was discovered that the app was sometimes requesting location data long after a ride had ended; the company eventually claimed this was due to the optional extension that lets users hail a ride with Apple's default Maps app. Read More »

Apple introduces HomePod speaker

The Amazon Echo and Google Home are under $200, but Apple folks argue that the higher price tag is worth it. Like other smart speakers, audio information isn't sent to Apple's cloud until this voice command has been issued, Apple said. Read More »

One Secret Feature Of iOS 11 You Never Know Yet

According to technology blog 9To5Mac, when an iPhone or iPad is running iOS 11 and tries to join a home W-Fi network - nearby iOS gadgets will get a pop-up asking if you'd like to share the password with the new device. In addition to this, developers will start developing apps with ARKit implementation later this year. The do not disturb feature follows hot on the heels of the UK's recent clampdown on drivers caught using a mobile phone. Read More »

Apple debuts 'HomePod' smart speaker


One can ask HomePod any question and have Siri respond. Of course, just because the Cupertino brand focused on the HomePod's speaker qualities instead of its "smart" characteristics doesn't mean Siri didn't get some time in the spotlight. Read More »

A Look Inside! Tour Nintendo's Universal Studios Theme Park Land With Mario

If you ever needed another reason to visit Japan, how about Super Nintendo World? Within those photos, we can see New Donk City and the Crazy Cap store that is believed to play an important role in the Nintendo Switch exclusive. These same sources also leaked some other games. Gamers and geeks of the world are witnessing advances in the world of theme parks: in California and Florida, fans of Star Wars are preparing themselves for the Star-Wars-themed additions, but across the ... Read More »

Lewis Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at Canadian GP

Meanwhile, Mercedes driver Hamilton , a three-time series champion who lost his title to Rosberg last season and is 25 points behind points leader Sebastian Vettel this year, just edged out his Ferrari rival in the first 90-minute session Friday morning. Read More »

Apple Homepod vs Amazon Echo vs Google Home


Can Amazon Echo data be used as evidence in murder case? In contrast, the reviewers have criticized regarding the sound quality of both, Google and Amazon speakers. The speaker comes equipped with the A8 chip, the same processor found in the iPhone 6 from 2016. It uses an advanced algorithm that continuously analyzes the music and dynamically tunes the low frequencies for distortion-free sound. Read More »

A Sneak Peek Into Apple's Home Music Speaker; The HomePod


Which makes you wonder if your conversations are staying at home. While Apple was an early entry into voice assistants with the introduction of Siri in 2011, voice assistants from Amazon and Google have largely surpassed Apple with the launch of Amazon Echo and Google Home speakers. Read More »

Apple WWDC 2017: 5 Key Takeaways and What They Mean for Government

HomePod will taking Amazon Echo and Google Home , which have been building momentum in the market for voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more. They will be able to check sports scores, set alarms, timers and reminders, and control compatible smart devices - all features that were previously debuted by Amazon and Google. Read More »

Apple, Inc. Is Threatening Facebook's Best Hopes for Messenger Monetization


This feature is only coming in the fall, when iOS 11 releases on the new flagship iPhone for 2017, so usage may actually decline further until it starts picking up again, if at all it does. A convenient feature within this new person-to-person payment is the usability of the product: Long story short, if someone texts you "You owe me $5", your phone will automatically pull up a $5 payment ready for you to send. Read More »

Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11


Confirming earlier rumors, the new device named HomePod is indeed a voice-enabled speaker, but as opposed to Amazon's Echo and Google Home , Apple's new device appears to be a wireless speaker first and a virtual assistant second. As a Home Assistant, HomePod comes with the Home app on iPhone and iPad to let users control home-based tasks remotely. Users also have the option of sending an auto reply to contacts listed in Favorites to let them know they are driving and can not ... Read More »

IOS 11 Lets You Stop Apps From Always Tracking Your Location

Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year.Soon, Apple will introduce a new iPhone feature that will do away with that annoying - and risky - urge to look at a text message while you're driving.Apple says its new feature knows when you are driving and switches your iPhone into the new "Do Not Disturb While Driving" mode. Read More »

Apple reportedly adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

Siri now comes with the male voice too and all the voices sound more humanly. To send a password to a new device, the iPhone or iPad that's already connected to the network must be nearby and unlocked . In some cities you can even use NFC devices to pay your subway fare. Multitasking has been built into iOS for a long time, but it was only with the release of iOS 9 that the iPad gained the ability to have two applications on screen at once. Read More »

Apple announces iOS 11 with Better UI, Smarter Siri

We've got the beta up and running-here are the best goodies heading your way that Apple didn't mention. Screenshooting has been available on iOS since day one - indeed, the way a niche developer tool became one of the most important OS features in the social media age is a tale in itself - but now you'll be able to do the same thing with video . Read More »

Instagram comments might act as hacker's relaying tool


Hidden within the comment was a trackable hashtag that would connect to the malware's command-and-control server. Known for targeting governments in the past, the hacker group appears to be experimenting with familiar routes of infection, although targeting rather unfamiliar victims - everyday citizens. Read More »

Apple unveils its speaker


Apple's HomePod smart speaker has been delivered in competition with rivals Amazon & Google , using Siri voice assistant to work with Apple Music. The speaker is similar to cheaper devices from Amazon and Google. Communication with Siri is encrypted and it won't start listening until it hears " Hey Siri ". Read More »

Lakers owner, LeBron James' business manager have met several times


One theory gaining tremendous steam is James will make a permanent move to Hollywood to join preferably the Los Angeles Lakers , with the Los Angeles Clippers serving as a fall back plan. No matter what happens, LeBron and company need to get George to Cleveland but also convince him to stay if that want to compete or even beat the Warriors in the next couple years. Read More »

Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, iOS 11


Apple was also expected to unveil improvements to Siri , its digital voice assistant that competes with Amazon .com Inc's Alexa and the Google Assistant helper. Demoed live on stage at the San Jose event on Monday, the HomePod showed off some pretty impressive auto-adjustment that meant sound was directed into open spaces rather than against nearby walls. Read More »

Apple's HomePod speaker coming this year


There are seven tweeters inside, too, and 6 microphones that allow you to talk to the speaker. Like Amazon's Echo , you'll speak to Siri by saying, "Hey Siri". A smart speaker is a small Wi-Fi connected speaker controlled with voice commands. Given Apple's signalling, it feels like the baked-in digital assistant is secondary to the fact that it's a speaker. Read More »

Apple's New HomePod Smart Speaker Promises to Reinvent Home Audio


But while supposedly superior sound is all well and good, at $349 HomePod will cost around twice what you'd pay for an Amazon Echo ($179), and about three times the price of Google Home ($109 at a slight discount). (Many reviewers have suggested that the current incarnation of Apple's assistant already trails competitors in key respects.) "This is the start of the AI wars", he said. Read More »

New, Improve and Exciting Features You Need to Know

It is also being touted as the biggest software release ever for iPad . Apple is set to introduce a new iPhone feature created to prevent distracted driving by blocking notifications while owners of such phones are behind the wheel. Read More »

General election 2017: Labour celebrates after capital result


Parliament , and former chief Alex Salmond , who turned the SNP into an electoral force and led the campaign to break from England and Wales in 2014. Mr Salmond reflected on the losses of the senior SNP figures. "We're proud to be part of the United Kingdom". The party's depute leader Angus Robertson was also spectacularly ousted from Parliament by the Tories. Read More »

Amazon Prime Video App Officially Heading to Apple TV Later this Year


Directly compatible with Apple Music and Siri voice assistant, Apple is relying on its superior acoustics and ease of use to woo customers away from competitors. iOS rumors were quiet this year, aside from a few interesting reports : group FaceTime video chats, significant changes to Siri, and a redesign of the Apple Music app to focus on video. Read More »