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by | June 06, 2017 | 15:12

It has outperformed by 0.35% the S&P500. Boston And Management owns 83,312 shares for 2.95% of their portfolio. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.17%. Cutler Inv Counsel Llc owns 139,639 shares. It also reduced its holding in Mcdonald's Corp. Investors of record on Thursday, May 18th will be paid a $0.39 dividend.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:36

In addition, Apple's tvOS and watchOS received minor updates. If you own an iPhone or iPad there's some very good news coming your way. Apple also announced a new macOS dubbed "High Sierra" that should please Mac users on both the professional and consumer side.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:12

Soon, Apple will introduce a new iPhone feature that will do away with that annoying - and unsafe - urge to look at a text message while you're driving. Next up in tech is Apple's new version of macOS is called High Sierra which is launched with new Safari browser. These include the new iOS 11, watchOS 4, macOS High Sierra , new AppStore, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, refreshed iMacs, a new iMac Pro, new line of MacBook and MacBook Pro , and the much-anticipated intelligent speaker, the HomePod ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:23

It includes new features for watchfaces, such as complications updating based on time of day or location and a new Siri-based watchface. Think better typing suggestions or the offer of adding in a calendar entry when you book something online.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:12

Dubbed "Metal for VR", the update will include developer features such as a VR-optimized display pipeline, viewport arrays, system trace stereo timelines, GPU queue priorities and frame debugger stereoscopic visualization. This could be key to preserving battery life. All of that screen estate would mean naught if it wasn't much of a looker, but the new iPad Pro gets a new True Tone display that's 50% brighter than the old one, at 600 nits.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:54

Thus, it becomes less surprising that most infections affected device running Windows 7 , but one would hope that Microsoft paid more attention to it given its enormous popularity on the user market. The patch blocked the vulnerability exploited by WannaCry . There have been no reports that anyone who paid has had their data restored by the gang behind the attack.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:44

Thankfully, Apple devoted significant effort this year into upgrading iOS specifically for iPads. On top of these big new changes iOS 11 is also set to arrive with a whole load of smart extras, such as smaller file sizes for photos, multi-room AirPlay for your home speaker setup and the ability to send money to friends using Apple Pay and iMessage.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:47

The HomePod was the final product announcement (the classic "one more thing") for this year's WWDC , and it stands as Apple's foray into the smart speaker market, which is now dominated by Amazon's Echo and Google's Google Home. It's called the HomePod and it does most of the same things as Alexa, but it features high end speakers and Apple claims stronger privacy protection.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:27

In addition to "sources close to the matter" hinting several times that the system was in the works, Apple applied for a patent for a peer-to-peer payment network . "So now when you install iOS11 we're going to use Bluetooth to understand if you're connected to a vehicle - even if you don't have Bluetooth we're going to use WiFi doppler effect to measure that you're moving in a auto and when you finish that first drive we're going to suggest "hey, how about we activate do not disturb while ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:54

The pricing of Apple's device was shared at the conference in comparison to both smart home speakers as well as premium audio speakers. Cook also praised the Apple developer community which has 16 million registered developers and added three million past year.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:25

And Apple also reserved special love for iPads that the company can only hope helps revive a sagging brand. A specific release date for iOS 11 has not yet been announced. Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling a new "smart" home speaker and device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:23

That being the case, Apple simply didn't have enough time to cover all the brand new software feature that will become available once iOS 11 is released to the masses later this year. A set of iOS 11 features including enabling smartphone cameras to read QR codes are aimed at the China market, where Apple would like to bolster iPhone sales.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:41

The new version of iOS will sport an update to Siri which allows the assistant to translate sentences into different languages. Siri: Siri - Apple's virtual assistant - will be more useful in iOS 11, according to Apple, thanks to machine learning and artificial intelligence.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:55

Bill Tsipas was visiting a friend at the Buckingham Serviced apartments in Brighton on Monday afternoon when an armed terrorist shot a hotel clerk in the foyer. Khayre had been on parole since late past year and had a long record of serious criminal offending including offences for drugs, firearms and violence and was being investigated for possible links to terrorism.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:24

It also works more accurately with the Apple Pencil, offering an industry-leading 20 milliseconds. Apple fourth major announcement was the announcement of iOS 11 , which included the obligatory "taking it to 11" comment from Cook. The new version of Siri can translate from English to other languages such as Spanish, Chinese, French, German and Italian. "It features the same advanced front- and back-facing cameras as iPhone 7, including a 12-megapixel camera with optical image ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:31

For Apple , the HomePod is supposed to be a great speaker that'll double as a way to introduce more people to Siri in the home. Siri , a digital assistant that has been on Apple's iPhone since 2011, will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other help around the house.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:53

Speaking of which, the iMac Pro is just 8 inches thin when you consider the stand, and it weighs only 21.5 lbs. Apple also announced refreshes to the iMac, the MacBook Pro and the iMac during WWDC , its annual developer conference. This is the most powerful machine ever built by Apple. The new iMac Pro is the new workstation-level Mac we've been waiting for.it features a 27-inch Retina 5K display , up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:07

Although Siri would likely be a centerpiece of a smart speaker from Apple , Moorhead said the device's design, colors and acoustics will also likely be focal points because the company has a long history of making elegantly designed products.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:30

Other than this factor, there's not much else to go by in this regard. Apple told the developers they were overhauling the App Store, giving it a fresh look, and beginning to add the floor plans of shops and airports to its mapping program.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:04

Together with the £ 340 iPad , the new iPad Pro and the software features in iOS 11 are Apple's latest attempt to help define what the iPad can do. With ProMotion, Apple Pencil is even more responsive with an industry-best, 20-millisecond latency for even more fluid and natural drawing.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:44

Apple will begin shipping the HomePod to the United States, Britain and Australia in December. Amazon has heavily dominated the field with its home speaker called Echo, which uses the digital assistant Alexa. Apple's entry into the market could change that. Money received is paid into a new Apple Pay Cash account, which can then be used to make purchases or transferred to a bank account.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:32

Apple hopes there's no pod like home exhausted of watching Amazon Echo and Google Home claim spots on countertops and nightstands across America, Apple entered the smart speaker market Monday by unveilling its $349 HomePod . At $349, the HomePod is more expensive than the most-expensive Amazon Echo - the $230 Echo Show - and the Google Home, priced at $129. If you're into tablets, Apple has something for you.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:32

Apple kicked off their World Wide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose with CEO Tim Cook promising six major announcements . The announcement marks a detente of sorts between the two companies, which have been locked in a streaming rivalry for years.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:58

They are 43% brighter than the previous generation (up to 500 nits) and feature 10-bit dithering (so 8-bit panels simulating 1 billion colors). Meanwhile, the 13-inch MacBook Air will get a "megahertz" boost. We already knew that Apple was planning a Mac Pro redesign for 2018 , which would be preceded by an iMac refresh this year. Apple has announced that the new iMac will be available to order starting Monday via apple.com, and will be available to buy in Apple Stores starting on Wednesday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:22

Apple has revealed the macOS High Sierra for computers. Although the format is not exclusive to Apple, it's not yet clear how well the photos will work with non-Apple software and devices, which mostly use JPEG. The iPad Pro now comes in an all-new 10.5-inch variation in addition to the original 12.9-inch size. 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.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:59

Apple's Monday WWDC keynote included a quick-fire presentation about gaming content on Macs-but the biggie was VR, along with a path for underpowered Mac systems to potentially get up to speed to running it. Like the sound of High Sierra? In terms of software support, Apple has made a decision to bet on SteamVR. The Safari is undoubtedly the most frugal browsers but Apple went all the way and boldly claimed that Safari is the fastest browser across all benchmark tests including the likes ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:39

Apple also announced that watchOS 4, the next version of its smartwatch platform, will be arriving in September. Similar in function to Google Now , this new delivery mechanism is built around showing predictive information cards based on time, location and interests, to name a few.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:15

Chief executive Tim Cook, referencing the company's iTunes service and iPod, said: "Just like portable music, we would like to reinvent home music". As part of the announcement at the Worldwide Developers Conference , Apple touted upgrades for the Siri personal assistant in the fall update to the IOS mobile operating system.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:40

Announced today at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, Do Not Disturb While Driving (DNDWD) will launch this fall as part of iOS 11 for the iPhone and iPad. The iPhone control center, lock screen, and notification center are all getting major visual redesigns, with an eye toward offering more information to the user.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:03

Apple unveiled a rival to Amazon's Echo , the Siri-controlled HomePod . Apple also opened up its depth sensing dual cameras to developers with the Depth API which will allow developers to do add some magical filters to photos. Analysts said the smart home speaker market is ripe for Apple. Our pre-installation guide is aimed at new iOS beta users but some of these tips might help veteran beta users prepare for Apple's new iOS 11 beta.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:50

Apple's announcement Monday had so much information that some compared it to a data dump. The device, called HomePod , will go toe-to-toe with existing competitors such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home . It starts shipping in the U.S, United Kingdom and Australia in December and will roll out to other countries later. 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 ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:43

In addition to the new iMac Pro , Apple is working on a completely redesigned, next-generation Mac Pro® architected for pro customers who need the highest-end, high-throughput system in a modular design, as well as a new high-end pro display .

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:39

The announcement comes after Recode reported that Apple had been working on a service to rival Venmo back in April. Apple's move into the P-to-P payments landscape is somewhat late to the game and faces stiff competition. Users will have add a credit or debit card to make use of the service and these transactions will be authenticated using TouchID. And while Venmo is its own brand of fun-who would've thought money-sharing would have ever become a form of social media?-it will take ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:49

An internet-connected speaker called HomePod is coming in December for about $350. Voiced by a reportedly new and improved Siri, the particular gadget will retail for $349, which is significantly more than its rivals-the Echo now retails for $179 and Google Home for $129-but its speakers are supposedly better than the rest, thus justifying the higher price tag.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:08

Intelligent Tracking Prevention - Stops advertisers from tracking you. Photos - Like Google and Microsoft's Photos apps, Apple will now use Machine Learning with neural nets that have been trained on image recognition to automatically identify and tag your photos, so you don't have to.