by | June 07, 2017 | 14:00

It was one of the first times that Apple had spoken at length about how the company was using machine learning in its products - and for good reason. The HomePod is Apple's first new gadget in almost three years, following its announcement of the Apple Watch in September 2014. Same seems to be happening with smart speaker market as well.

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:04

For that reason, Apple made the point that the price of both of these items would normally be more expensive than the HomePod price. It feels even odder to write this: highly profitable Apple should try to become a little more like profit-challenged Amazon in the financial strategy behind its hardware business.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:30

A prototype of Apple's new HomePod is displayed during the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 5, 2017 in San Jose, California. Although that product came out after other smartwatches hit the market, it quickly outshone competitors, according to industry research firms. In what was a rather exciting talk, we also got a preview of the upcoming iPhone , iPad, iMac Pro and Apple Watch.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:49

An updated file management system should make changing directories much safer and faster. Apple said that makes the Mac a great platform for development virtual-reality "experiences". It is somewhat reminiscent of the Mac Pro, featuring a cylindrical design . Apple's entrance into augmented reality on iPhone could jump-start the industry that's mostly been a playground for games.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:59

Kaby Lake is Intel's seventh-generation processor, and it replaces the sixth-generation Skylake processors that were in the previous MacBook Pro . The iMac Pro is targeted at heavy users who demand more from their desktops. This is also the first 12-inch Retina MacBook to feature an Intel Core i5 processor (in a way).

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:39

If you're risk-averse, wait until the fall to download the final version of iOS 11 . What do you think of the new Apple software? Apple also announced that Portrait Mode on in the new app will be able to take use HDR mode and OIS to render images with better exposure and colours.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:33

Expect to see more cool VR and AR experiences in the near future as Apple developers get involved and send this into the mainstream at last. With regards to the same, Apple has stated that macOS "High Sierra " will now support SteamVR , as well as external GPU enclosures - one of which is being made available by the Cupertino giant itself.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:02

Apple is also planning to launch some tough cases for this new generation of iPad Pro device. iPad Pro will be available with 10.5 and 12.9 Inch models. As Apple explains it, the HomePod "uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio" to enhance the quality.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:13

Jonathan Easton breaks down what happened and where Apple stands going forward. It's a mostly under-the-hood change, but users will notice a difference. HomePod to be bridge between Echo and Sonos, or another iPod Hi-Fi? The HomePod will take Siri from iPhones into more homes and turn it into more of a hub for Apple's other products and services.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:13

Users can also easily switch between apps, or simply drag an application out in split-screen. It includes new features for watchfaces, such as complications updating based on time of day or location and a new Siri-based watchface. The company also highlighted the fact that the new iPad Pro has 500x more graphics power than the original iPad. From Machine Learning to countless other improvements, everything is there to appease any diehard Apple user.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:09

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by | June 07, 2017 | 14:30

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. It's hard to say how much hype will accompany the physical arrival of the HomePod , but there's a long history of shoppers going to extreme lengths to buy new Apple devices the moment they're available.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:26

Apple also announced that Portrait Mode on in the new app will be able to take use HDR mode and OIS to render images with better exposure and colours. The new iPad Pro are getting improved camera technology. A new tab, called "Today" that shows apps, and stories about developers on a daily basis.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:00

There are six microphones in HomePod, so it can handle voice commands - even when it's playing music - through Apple's digital assistant Siri. "It will reinvent home audio", boasted Apple CEO Tim Cook . "Now the iPad is very similar in experience to the Macintosh", he added . No iPad Air, no iPad Mini, no iPhone 6 or earlier. The new iOS iteration also promises a variety of new features for existing iPhone models.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:50

Siri will be enabled with translation and personal DJ features. 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.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:45

In 1980, Stephen King's novella, The Mist , brought readers into the small town of Bridgton, Maine just as it was threatened by otherworldly mist that hid monsters and other threats. Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein and David Glasser are Executive Producers for TWC-Dimension Television with Megan Spanjian, Matthew Signer and Keith Levine as Producers.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:11

To create the special Ronaldo edition' EA used a mobile motion capture studio to Madrid where they analysed his technique on the field, acceleration, running style, skills and technique when shooting a ball. Ronaldo plays for the club Real Madrid and he has brought fame and honor to his seniors by playing the game with such agility and deftness. Alongside the regular edition, a Ronaldo Edition will be released for PS4, Xbox One and PC, granting players a three-day early access to ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:57

During this week's conference, Apple also discussed significant software upgrades for the iPhone , iPad , Mac, Apple TV , and Apple Watch and debuted new iPad and Mac computer models. It's not just about sonic power, but sonic smarts too: the Apple HomePod is spatially aware, and can adjust its sound to suit its placement in any room.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:24

Now it gets one step closer in the new iPad Pro . The HomePod lets use your voice to play music and control HomeKit devices like smart light bulbs or thermostats, as well as letting you chat with Siri . Ahhh, sweet, sweet overkill. Over the next few days, and certainly weeks, we can expect to see an avalanche of new iOS 11 tweaks and features coming down the pipeline as developers and enthusiasts continue to dissect Apple's latest mobile offering.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:22

We're broadening support for optimized Apple devices on Cisco networks. Apple also announced that watchOS 4, the next version of its smartwatch platform, will arrive in September. For photos, Apple is turning to a "high efficiency" format to replace the widely used JPEG standard. Live Photos also gets updated with editable features.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:34

New features such as a revamped Messages app, Siri enhancements, and a completely redesigned Control Center have users excited for iOS 11's upcoming release this fall. Apple is now signing off on two iOS updates, iOS 10 .3.1 and iOS 10.3.2, which means you can downgrade to either one of those if iOS 11 beta is too buggy.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:22

IPad Pro features cameras similar to iPhone 7, it sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization and f/1.8 aperture. Users will now be greeted with a landing page that highlights a new app daily, unlike the previous design where an overwhelming number of apps are presented when the App Store is opened.

by | June 07, 2017 | 14:09

The company also rolled out tools for developers to create augmented reality applications for iPhones and iPads. And Apple didn't disappoint. The HomePod speaker: a music accessory first, and a home assistant second. The new machines come in configurations of 8-, 10-, or 18-core Xeon processors, with a memory cache of up to 42 MB. All we know right now is that it'll be available sometime in December 2017.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:34

Trump fired Comey last month andappeared to say that he dismissed the FBI director because he disagreed with the direction of the bureau's probe into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:02

The unveiling of the new macOS High Sierra . Billed as a "breakthrough home speaker ", the HomePod is attempting to differentiate itself as a premium smart speaker as opposed to current products that are generally either a premium speaker (Sonos) or smart ( Echo ), but not both.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:53

New iMacs unveiled Monday at Apple's annual conference for software programmers are getting better displays and graphics capabilities. Although Apple Watch has emerged as the leader in its technological niche, it hasn't become a smash hit like the iPhone or the iPad - at least until tablet sales started declining.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:55

One caveat ... it appears you can only send money via iMessages to friends or family who own an Apple device. "With iOS 11, we're delivering the biggest AR platform in the world, and it's available today for developers to begin building AR experiences using ARKit for hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users", said Craig Federighi , Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:28

Elsewhere, the newly unveiled HomePod looks to muscle in on Google and Amazon's turf as Apple's first smart speaker, while the iMac Pro was also debuted in order to give legs to the ailing iMac family. The 9.7 inch version is being gradually phased out. Apple is introducing a 10.5-inch iPad Pro in an attempt to revive interest in its once hot-selling line of tablets.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:06

Rumors circulated last week that Apple might announce a voice-response smart speaker that uses its Siri personal assistant. Apple refreshed its 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but also ditched the older 9.7-inch iPad Pro size and stretched it out to a slightly bigger 10.5-inch iPad Pro, which replaces the 9.7-inch version.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:40

Soon after the announcement Amazon tweeted, "You asked (a lot)". 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 | June 07, 2017 | 12:27

And you can soon find Siri inside a standalone speaker for the home. Apple may be the biggest tech company in the world, but some of the biggest tech stories in recent years haven't involved Apple much at all. It's also worth mentioning that the 12.9-inch iPad Pro starts at $799 for the 64 GB Wi-Fi version and $929 for the 64 GB Wi-Fi and cellular variant.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:28

The announcement was made at that the tech giant holds each year. "These are by far the most powerful iPads we've ever created with the world's most advanced displays featuring ProMotion, the powerful new A10X Fusion chip and the advanced camera system of iPhone 7", said Greg Joswiak, Apple's vice president of Product Marketing.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:09

The point of a public beta is to find bugs developers have not yet uncovered, so if you have an older iOS device you can afford to upgrade with possibly buggy software, this is an interesting side project for iOS fans. This means you can use the iMessage apps to send stickers and other short bits of information to people faster on iOS 11. The most exciting thing added to the Photos app is a new High-Efficiency Image File Format that significantly reduces the file size of your photos.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:57

The HomePod will use its internal microphones to pick up voice commands and uses the same processor chip as the iPhone to pump out "spatially aware" sound, Apple said. Chief executive Tim Cook, referencing the company's iTunes service and iPod, said: "Just like portable music, we would like to reinvent home music".

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:58

We already know that some of the new iOS 11 features will not come to all of these devices. Passengers who are not driving can disable the feature, which will be part of apple's IOS 11 operating software. Your Siri interactions are synced across devices (and encrypted.) I don't know how much you'll appreciate the new, supposedly more natural-sounding male and female Siri voices.