by | June 08, 2017 | 13:02

Whole-home audio controls will become part of Apple's Home app , which lets users control smart home devices in each room of the house. The Cupertino giant is emphasising on HomePod's sound quality marketing it more of a smart speaker than just an assistant.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:02

The Cupertino company described the 7in device, which comes in white and "space grey", as a "breakthrough home speaker" created to " rock the house ". While Apple announced that Amazon Prime Video will be arriving on the platform later this year, that was the sub-total of the Apple TV-related announcements.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:34

Moreover, this HomePod is more expensive as compared to Amazon Echo and Google Home . Apple said Siri , which also competes with the Google Assistant helper, will now be able to create appointments on an iPhone after an appointment is booked on a Mac, for example, marking the first time that privacy-conscious Apple has let the assistant work across devices.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:51

The revelation came a day after Uber said it had fired more than 20 employees as part of an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations . The incident relates to the rape of an Uber passenger in Delhi by the driver in December 2014 that had led to massive protests and created a crisis for the company's operations in India.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:32

The Amazon Echo and Google Home are under $200, but Apple folks argue that the higher price tag is worth it. He mentioned wireless speaker systems such as Sonos that "sound good but are not smart" and "other smart speakers" (presumably a reference to Amazon Echo and Google Home ) that "don't sound great".

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:16

To enforce such a powerful computer has announced a new cooling system (the new location of the cooler) - dual centrifugal. Kaby Lake was the chip of the day for Apple, appearing in the latest versions of the iMac , MacBook, and MacBook Pro.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:15

Augmented reality is coming to hundreds of millions of iOS devices with a new platform for developers to build apps that let users place virtual content on top of real-world scenes. The new MacOS High Sierra will also be rolled out later this year, offering a smart photos feature to make it easier to find what you're looking for.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:30

This deal may encourage more home equipment suppliers to seek compatibility with eachothers' products burmt don't bet on it. There was no overwhelming differentiation in HomePod , according to the analyst. "Is it going to be an Echo killer?" Will we eventually see an iOS-based VR/AR headset or something along the lines of an iOS-centric version of Oculus or the phone-support for Android Daydream? Known as the " HomePod " and priced at $349, the product is a roughly 7-inch cylinder ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:13

This means apps that have not been updated since 2015 may stop working on devices that have received the update. What's more , in iOS 10.3, Apple released a tool to that names and shames apps that will be rendered obsolete by the next major update.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:48

Very much a device for consumer use, the HomePod is potentially an interesting prospect for software and online service developers, who are likely to be presented with another smart home device on which they could create apps for or more likely integrate their existing apps with.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:46

On the other hand, Google and Microsoft do work with third parties. At its World Developers Conference this week, Apple introduced the HomePod , a wireless speaker that uses Siri voice control and is created to work with Apple Music .

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:40

A new full-sized Smart Keyboard has been designed for the iPad Pro . Of course, none of this is going to happen overnight, but Apple has a ready iOS user base for nearly anything new it introduces , and this is yet another potential revenue stream that can help the company offset its heavy dependence on iPhone sales.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:42

As usual, Apple has dropped support for older - yet still popular - devices, and this time around two iPhones and an iPad are getting the axe. Apple Maps have been upgraded to facilitate better navigation in the vehicle and better depth of foot.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:25

In general terms, the iOS 11 was more of an update for iPad with a number of features that will come handy for the iPad users. The new capability was spotted by developers and reported by 9to5 Mac , and will make signing friends onto your Wi-Fi network a quick, painless process, similar to the AirPods' seamless paring experience.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:09

Apple cut the monthly price of its 2TB iCloud storage plan to $9.99, down from $19.99. So far it sounds like only Apple's camera app will shoot in this format, although it's possible third-party camera apps will also introduce the feature.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:36

SCO was formulated in 1996 with five countries- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia , China, Tajikistan. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will become the world's most populous regional bloc today when both Pakistan and India formally join at a summit in Astana.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:23

The refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro , meanwhile, packs Intel Kaby Lake processors up to Core i7 3.5 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz, and the 15-inch model packs up to Core i7 3.1 GHz with up to 4.1 GHz with Turbo Boost. Prices start at $1,099 and go up to $1,799, including a $1,299 4K model. Apple iMac Pro with 27-inch Retina 5K display: At the WWDC event, Apple has introduced the fastest and the most powerful iMac ever that features an entirely new design.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:56

Apple began assembling its iPhone SE model last month in the southern Indian technology hub of Bengaluru and a government official has said it could increase the local share of production over time. He further added that "42 mobile manufacturing units, 30 mobile component units have come up in the past three years". Samsung already had one industrial unit on an around 45-acre plot in Phase-2 industrial area in the same sector." Noida and Greater Noida have the potential to become a Singapore ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 10:25

All MacBook models now come with Intel Kaby Lake processors. The MacBook Pro gets desktop-focused Kaby Lake CPUs with higher base clock speeds of up to 3.5GHz. The newest member of the iMac family is a serious powerhouse. The iMac Pro combines the form factor of the iMac with the workstation class performance of the Mac Pro.

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:49

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:59

WWDC 2017 event kicks off on Monday. What's more interesting is that basically nothing about iOS 11 has leaked yet - similar to past year - except a "Files" placeholder app that suggests more granular access to files on iOS devices. Unfortunately, no screenshots of the app were included in the listing. Not necessarily. Apple has a well-known track record of surprising, so we can't say that WWDC keynote address will be wrapped up with announcements related to above things only.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:12

Google Home and several versions of Amazon's Echo , which utilizes the intelligent personal assistant technology called Alexa , are both substantially cheaper than the HomePod . It will be available in the retail market in December . The 7-inch tubular speaker, which runs on an Apple A8 chip, works with an Apple Music subscription with the ability to play 40 million songs, and learns about the user's music preferences to help them discover new music.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:25

In essence, the iMac Pro is meant to replace the dustbin-shaped Mac Pro that Apple launched in 2013 and quickly forgot about afterwards. The new iMac will be available at the end of the year and can be configured with up to CPU 18 cores and Graphical Processing Units with performance of up to 22 Teraflops.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:50

The speaker is powered by Apple's digital assistant Siri , which is meant to help the user find new music, as well as acting as a general home assistant. While Siri was previously available on the Apple Watch, the assistant's ability to automatically show information was limited. Apple is getting serious about competing with Amazon's and Google's infiltration of the home.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:25

The new iPad Pro also comes with a better camera - the same one found in the iPhone 7 - along with more storage, a better display and faster refreshing of moving images. Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, says iOS 11 is the biggest software release for iPad ever with several multitasking features and File app.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:50

The new machines come in configurations of 8-, 10-, or 18-core Xeon processors , with a memory cache of up to 42 MB. In conjunction with the launch of the new Apple iMac systems this week AMD have now officially launched their new Radeon PRO 500 series graphics chip which will be installed in the new range of iMac desktop computers.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:40

However, it is worth pointing out that iOS 9 had a similar feature back in 2015 - although that was only for temporarily deleting apps while upgrading to a new operating system. The Apple CarPlay interface allows people to listen and respond to text messages with voice commands, as well as other iPhone features while you're driving.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:58

Control Center packs such tools now in a single view, which you can get to with an upward swipe gesture. Tapping on the lock screen with the pencil tip takes you straight to Notes, and Markup lets you sign documents without any hassle. Yes, there's a new Today tab, which is capable of highlighting favorite apps and games. It's call, HEIF, which is based on HEVC, to produce a great image quality at the half of the size.

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:15

It was a personal feat for Grande , too. Miley Cyrus also praised Ariana - who she dueted with on " Don't Dream It's Over " - for her work on the concert. I love you with all my heart. On Sunday, Grande held a star-studded benefit in honor of the victims of the attack . Sunday night's concert helped raise more than £2.7 million for the pot, pushing the total past the £10 million mark by Monday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:01

The standard tightened emissions to 70 parts per billion down from 75 parts per billion, as was set in 2008. The Environmental Protection Agency announced last night that it is delaying implementation of the 2015 smog standard. In a May 30 statement announcing the stay, the EPA said it was responding to several petitions from industry and would prepare a revised rule that would then be open to public comment.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:47

The sales momentum supports analysts' view that Sony is in a good position to build an early lead in the high-end VR headset race with its more modest price tag and by tapping the almost 60 million users of its flagship PlayStation 4 console.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:15

Apple's HomePod smart speaker has been delivered in competition with rivals Amazon & Google , using Siri voice assistant to work with Apple Music . Siri is built in to the device, and though an integration with Apple Music you can ask it requests such as "play Sia". Siri can still be temperamental, even for native-English speakers and the official HomePod specs now list English as the only supported language .

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:57

Munster was not as enthusiastic about the HomePod , which was developed to rival Amazon's Echo ( AAPL ) and Google's Home ( GOOGL ). Apple also took the lid off a new, high-end version of the iMac - a 27-inch, darker gray iMac Pro , with up to 18 cores Intel Xeon processor and AMD Vega GPUs.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:24

That being said, it isn't really that surprising that Apple has taken this long to open up the NFC feature to third-party developers. You can stash Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and others as favourites, right in the sidebar, and a global "recents" view provides an overview of files stored in all of those places.