IT

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:56

The "HomePod" speaker unveiled Monday is similar to devices from rivals, some of which have been on the market for years. " Apple is a company that deeply cares about music and wants to deliver an audio experience in the home", Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said in an interview with Bloomberg's Emily Chang.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:30

To be available on the market in December this year, the compact wireless speaker has some identical functions offered by similar products made by other companies, such as Amazon Echo , but promises to produce sound with higher quality, Xinhua reported.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:21

The app switcher has been redesigned too, making it easier to move between active app windows using the split view or slide over. In addition, Apple's tvOS and watchOS received minor updates. It's not always convenient to have a voice chat with our smartphones, so the text chat with Siri is a welcome update. You can ask Siri to pay someone or use Messages to send money or get paid.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:11

For instance, Apple initially resisted enlarging the size of iPhone's screen despite strong sales for larger-display phones made by Samsung and other rivals. New indoor maps of areas like malls and airports indicated that Apple might be laying groundwork to display information over images of those places in the future.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:56

The app switcher has been redesigned too, making it easier to move between active app windows using the split view or slide over. It will made available this September as a free software update to iPhone 5s and new versions, all iPad Air and iPad Pro models, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 2 and later and iPod touch 6th generation.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:27

The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) is an annual event at which the Cupertino-based company showcases its new technologies. Siri is also more intelligent now as it can understand your usage more accurately and show you relevant information according to your needs.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:46

The device has a better display, is faster, and comes with 64GB of memory. With HomePod , only after "Hey Siri" is recognised locally on the device will any information be sent to Apple servers, encrypted and sent using an anonymous Siri identifier.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:23

Apple apparently made it possible by reducing the device's borders by 40 percent. With iOS 11, Apple is bringing augmented reality to the millions of iPhone and iPad users by allowing developers to build apps with virtual content on top of real-world scenes for gaming, shopping experience and more.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:05

Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft in Europe, accusing the company of making it more hard to run Kaspersky antivirus software in Windows 10 and favoring a Microsoft-built alternative. But the main point of concern is what happens during an upgrade. The stated reason is compatibility issues, but Kaspersky claims Microsoft doesn't afford third-party antivirus developers enough time with an update's RTM release to update their software ahead of a broad rollout.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:24

Rachid Redouane - who had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan, variously gave his age as 30 or 25 and also used Elkhdar as a surname - was not on the radar of police or intelligence agencies until the attack . London Mayor Sadiq Khan's speech roused the quiet crowd of thousands into hearty applause of agreement when he spoke of his disgust of - and defiance at - the horror of Saturday's events.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:30

The price starts at $4,999. As for VR, Apple demonstrated how its new line-up of iMacs with all their computing power are ideal for developing content in the VR space with a Stars Wars demonstration that took place on Mustafar . Its fastest for tablets yet, Apple says this should be ideal for photo editing and 4K video, two things its iPhone and iPad cameras can handle, with the chipset made from a six-core CPU and a 12-core GPU, a combination which apparently offers performance ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:54

Bragg Financial Advisors Inc now owns 162,653 shares of the technology company's stock worth $4,990,000 after buying an additional 8,203 shares during the last quarter. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 34.7% compared to the same quarter a year ago. It is measuring a stock's valuation (Price to Earning) against its projected 3-5 year growth rate.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:38

Apple has an update in the works to help. What's new for Apple Maps in iOS 11? Apple (AAPL) received generally positive reviews from Wall Street analysts Tuesday for product announcements at its annual developers conference, which included a smart speaker, upgraded computers and new software for its four platforms.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:18

The iMessage feature in iCloud would also mean that if a message is deleted on one's iPhone , the same action would be reflected on the other devices as well. It has redesigned this marketplace. Many other third-party apps were not given this special treatment, meaning that by removing this feature both Facebook and Twitter will essentially be downgraded - albeit in a small way.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:24

If someone does text you while you're driving, the phone can respond with an automatic message telling them you're driving and can't respond just now. Passengers who are not driving can disable the feature, which will be part of apple's IOS 11 operating software. When the IOS 11 operating system is unveiled in the fall, it will offer a "do not disturb" option that will detect when you might be driving , USAToday.com said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:18

Apple's speaker, called HomePod , emphasizes the enjoyment of music and looks like a wide can with curved edges. Apple said the speakers have "spatial awareness" that adjusts the speaker's sound levels to the acoustic conditions of the particular room.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:31

Tapping Apple's Siri digital assistant, such a speaker is expected to serve as a butler as well as an outlet for listening to music. And it would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google . "I think it's a very Apple-esque product in that it seeks to stake out the high end of a market with its technology, price and positioning", said analyst Paul Erickson from IHS Markit.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:16

Customers will need to have a current EBT card to enroll and the card can not be used to pay the monthly membership fee. Amazon said EBT cards can't be used to pay for the Prime membership fees, and that customers can qualify every 12 months up to four times.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:59

Apple on Monday launched a bunch of refinements in all its four platforms - tvOS, watchOS, macOS and iOS - at this years annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with iOS 11, watchOS 4 and updates to its Mac line of desktops and notebooks.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:03

WWDC 2017 saw the announcement of Metal 2, which delivers a number of computational advancements to the Metal interface, allowing even higher capacity graphical acceleration across macOS , iOS, and even tvOS. GPS: Maps has a couple of updates , including indoor maps for places such as shopping malls - a cultural icon that's apparently dying, but, hey, at least it's a start.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:30

It's a smart wireless speaker powered by the Siri AI that seems created to compete with the likes of Amazon's Alexa and Google's Home speaker. HomePod users may initially be constrained by Siri's lack of capabilities as compared to Alexa, which also boasts the ability to order millions of Amazon products as well as food from restaurants like Domino's.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:56

The Do Not Disturb While Driving function is a part of the iOS 11 operating system , revealed at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California yesterday. The iPhone screen will also be locked to prevent drivers from using many of their apps while driving. Should anyone try to contact you when you're on the move, they'll be sent an automated reply, which says "I'm driving with Do Not Disturb turned on".

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:17

Other new watch faces in watchOS 4 include a kaleidoscope face with a moving graphics effect, and Toy Story watch faces featuring characters from the movie. New fitness features are coming too, with playlists in Music starting when a workout begins. You touch it and call up a pool swim measurement. Apple Watch is also gaining new monthly challenges in the Activity app with new, personalized monthly challenges and new flair on achievements.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:52

With iOS 11, the iPhone introduces a new one-sided keyboard. The release of the final version is slated for autumn alongside the new iPhone 7S and iPhone 8 smartphones. The new iPad Pro has some high refresh rate goodness tucked up its sleeve with Apple's new ProMotion technology ramping up the refresh rate on the 10.5- and 12.9-inch panels to 120Hz.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:30

An internet-connected speaker called HomePod is coming in December for about $350. In addition, Siri will offer improved support for third-party apps, letting you use it to perform tasks such as taking notes in Evernote and bring up QR codes in WeChat.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:47

The new iPad also packs Apple's A10X processor for a 30 per cent performance bump, upgraded 12MP and 7MP cameras, more built-in storage and a new feature called ProMotion that doubles the display's refresh rate to 120Hz. iOS 11 will improve driver safety by detecting when you might be driving and by then automatically silencing notifications. To let your friends and family know that you are driving, you have the option of sending an auto reply to contacts listed in Favorites to let them know ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:31

The cylindrical speaker, known as the " HomePod ", resembles the Mac Pro at 7in tall and promises to "reinvent music in the home". The HomePod is covered in cloth, which hides an array of speakers within - it plays music in all directions, but it's aware of whatever space it's in and directs sounds accordingly.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:23

The key announcement at the event was the coming of iOS 11. ProMotion also improves the Apple Pencil's latency to just 20 milliseconds and according to Apple the tech will adjust the refresh rate when needed to reduce power consumption.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:21

Even then, Apple says it won't know who you are - it'll just get an anonymous ID to help process a response. You can basically access an image from the Files application, and drag the photo to the messenger application, and drop it on the chat.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:27

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. The device will run iOS 11 , which is scheduled to release this fall. The new multitasking feature on the iPad Pro now allows users to just bring up a different app in the foreground of another app after which you can use the split-view to use both the apps.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:15

Not surprisingly, the HomePod is also Siri-enabled , and will let you ask of it a wide range of things, including news, music, weather, sports, and more. Augmented reality is a mixture of live images and virtual animations and objects placed over them. Safari, Apple's web browser, is getting new features aimed at online annoyances.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:47

There's updates to Apple Maps, the Control Center, Siri, Apple Pay, Music , and more. 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 . Apple's entry into the market could change that. After all, Apple today also took time to introduce new iMacs, revamped notebooks, a new iPad and more.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:01

Another promo video sees him facing a bunch of armed men in black uniforms. The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black (McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower , which holds the universe together.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:28

Here are the six biggest announcements from this morning. Smart Keyboard: There's a new Smart Keyboard designed for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro. The 21.5-inch 4K model is also getting discrete AMD graphics instead of integrated Intel graphics.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:14

Apple unveiled new hardware, including a Siri-powered speaker, and previewed upcoming iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch features as the company's Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off Monday. iOS 11 on iPadApple iOS 11 makes multitasking on iPad even more powerful with a new customizable Dock that provides quick access to frequently used apps and documents from any screen, and a redesigned app switcher makes it easier to move between pairs of active apps, used in Split View and now ...