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by | June 10, 2017 | 18:37

Apple's Phil Schiller unveils the new look App Store for iOS 11 . App Store is redesigned: Apple has also totally redesigned the App Store . Apple's update to Metal, their programming interface for taking advantage of GPUs, will now support VR. iOS 11 itself offers a number of changes, such as an upgraded voice for Siri and better speech translation features.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:02

Robert Chesney, a Texas University law professor and writer on the Lawfare national security website, said the unmasking controversy and Section 702 shouldn't be related, but now unmasking will "hang over" the renewal of the surveillance law.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:22

Until you say that command, the speaker sends no audio or information to Apple . Based on MacRumours, on the new iOS 11 , Apple may come out with a social networking app like Facebook, Instagram with focus on video sharing and editing.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:22

In contrast to their colleagues south of the border, the Scottish Tories had a triumphant election , increasing their Scottish tally of MPs from one to 13, after a campaign in which their leader, Ruth Davidson, hammered away relentlessly at the idea that a Tory vote would stop " Indyref2 " in its tracks.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:50

Apple reportedly has also mulled the idea of including sensors that auto-adjust sound levels based on room noise, which means it might be able to lower music if you're talking, but that's not confirmed. Also, it could come with features that no other smart speakers have right now. Aside from that, it can also reproduce sound more crisply. Apart from providing a hub to automate appliances, the speaker will also establish a bulwark inside the home, which will keep intact the customers of ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:00

A survey released last month by research firm eMarketer found Echo speakers held 70.6 percent of the U.S. market , compared with 23.8 percent for Google Home . Of course, HomePod has some shiny, innovative features like scanning your room to configure the sound to the ideal frequency, but again, these are some a few features Apple rolls out in its devices to justify its outlandish prices.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:36

Apple has unveiled a smart speaker to rival the Amazon Echo and Google Home as the tech giant said it wanted to "reinvent home music". The Siri face for the Apple Watch was the first step in that direction, blending users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may have booked.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:25

An aide of Chhota Shakeel , who is a trusted lieutenant of most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim , has been arrested by the Delhi Police's Special Cell. He then subsequently reached out to Shakeel again but was dispatched to Tihar jail after his bail was cancelled. Mr Fatah is now in Canada for his health check-ups but he said that he is not scared.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:04

More than 375 million uses Siri monthly. Offload Unused Apps in iOS 11 works differently. The new iPads feature an A10X chip that is set to provide a 30% performance boost over the outgoing iPad Pros . Since it's unveiling at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference , everyone is wanting to get a hold the new version of iOS . You can hit "Download profile" and install the new iOS 11 Beta.

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:38

While many expected Apple to unveil a home smart assistant and speaker to tackle Amazon Echo and Google Home , the Cupertino-based technology firm actually took quite a different direction since its HomePod is primarily marketed as a wireless music listening device.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:01

Sinn Féin's leader Michelle O'Neill has said she is ready to resume negotiations on Monday with the aim of restoring devolved government in Northern Ireland after this "watershed election". A grim night for the SDLP and the UUP saw both parties lose all their seats in Westminster while the DUP and Sinn Féin made significant gains at their expense .

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:35

So why the rush with Apple HomePod? Then there's Siri. Independent research suggests that Siri has some catching up to do when compared to other smart assistants like Alexa ( Amazon ), Cortana ( Microsoft ) and Google Assistant . 'It will reinvent home audio, ' said Apple CEO Tim Cook. On the Amazon Echo , conversations with Alexa are also encrypted in transit and at rest from your device to Amazon's cloud servers and "securely stored", a spokeswoman said in an email.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:35

On the base end, Honda will offer a 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine - presumably a version of the one used in the Civic and CR-V. This engine is actually based on the 2.0-liter block from the Civic Type R , but with a different low-inertia turbo and a different tune that will allow the 2018 Accord to run on regular octane fuel (rather than requiring premium).

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:48

The speaker will use an array of six microphones for voice control via Siri , and seven tweeters for audio playback. HomePod is a newly released product by Apple in WWDC 2017 - a serious intelligent wireless speaker with a Hey Siri home assistant feature.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:07

But, it can be extremely annoying for users. Apple's solution certainly provides a better user experience than custom alternatives, particularly since it allows rating an app without needing to visit the App Store . Now, it's worth noting noting that some of the incentive for developers to constantly prompt for reviews has been taken away. The API could actually make it easier for users to drop some stars on their favorite apps, which could make them more likely to leave a positive ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:24

Apple made the pitch yesterday that it tried to create a speaker that is better than Sonos , yet as smart as Google Home or Amazon Echo . It's a speaker - the gadget costs $350 and will be available in December - that will bring Apple Music and voice assistant Siri to your home .

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:56

Second, it needs to be spatially aware. The light at the top activates when Siri is requested. It features six microphones so users should be able to communicate with the almost 7-inch tall speaker from across the room, whether it's asking Siri who plays a song, sending a message to a pal, or commanding different aspects of a smart home setup.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:38

At the moment NFC found inside iOS devices and the Apple Watch are primarily used for Apple Pay. Redditors combing through the iOS 11 beta have spotted what appears to be a way to access lossless FLAC files, according to The Next Web .

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:59

Tillerson also said the blockade by Qatar's neighbors was "hindering US military action in the region, and the campaign against ISIS", using an acronym for the Islamic State group. Ankara as well supports radical groups in Syria, trains the FSA militants and smuggled arms to terrorists disguising the weapons as humanitarian aid.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:28

Next generation versions of iOS and macOS will lead the way on Monday. The new operating system iOS11, set to be rolled out later this year will effectively make the device obsolete in terms of Apple's ecosystem. "You'll never see [Apple] use the argument that [the iPad Pro is] the end all and the be all". They could use another smart TV device from Amazon while using their Apple TV for everything else.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:57

HomePod will take on lower priced Amazon Echo and Google Home , which have had momentum in the arena of voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more . Apple is also bringing the ability to send money to friends or other people through its payment service, Apple Pay. But the product seems directly inspired by existing smart speakers from Amazon and Google.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:25

The iPhone 8 is expected to bag significant improvements, in terms of both design and specifications. The two new "s" variants of the iPhone 7 will feature reinforced glass chassis with aluminium frame. Of course, it means that Apple is betting on selling 80 million units when it does release its new flagship. As for the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus, the analyst predicts Apple will ship a total of 25-30 million units before the end of 2017.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:50

The smart speaker also offers you to help with Google Maps, Google Translate, Google Calendar and other Google apps. We doubt that folks at Amazon are too concerned about Siri taking over Alexa in the home assistant department in the foreseeable future.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:09

Two top USA intelligence officials told lawmakers they did not feel inappropriately pressured by President Donald Trump to publicly disavow possible Russian collusion with Trump aides in last year's election. Mike Rogers , director of the National Security Agency. Angus King repeatedly asked Rogers and Coats what was the legal basis for their refusal to answer questions.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:27

Trump's lawyer said that Comey "admitted that he leaked to friends his purported memos of these privileged conversations, one of which he testified was classified" and that Comey "also testified that immediately after he was terminated, he authorized his friends to leak the contents of these memos to the press in order to 'prompt the appointment of a special counsel'".

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:16

But it appears that this speed won't be supported in the iPhone 8 , even if the modems it contains are compatible ... "That's why Apple will stick with Qualcomm modems for some of its new iPhones while relying on Intel for others".

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:24

There won't be a minimap, replaced by a compass at the top of the screen. The NPC population will be affected by the day/night cycle, and will eat, sleep, and even "answer the call of nature". A new gear system where players can improve specific parts of gear by crafting materials is in place. There are three ability trees, which are Seer, Warrior and Hunter.

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:37

The same method was used in Arc System Works' Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-, meaning shifts in camera angels and incorporating a lot of stylistic production choices not available in 2D alone. The game is being developed by Arc System Works , known for Guilty Gear and BlazBlue , both fighting series. This exciting partnership isn't exactly out of left field, as Arc System Works has teamed up with Bandai Namco several times in the past to produce handheld fighting games (with 2015's ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:04

Sources said the two Prime Ministers exchanged pleasantries at the function, but no bilateral meeting was expected. India has consistently raised objections to China's ambitious OBOR project as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), an important component of Belt and Road initiative , passes through Gilgit and Baltistan, a region India maintains is integral to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:39

If a friend mentions needing an amount of money, the Messages app can suggest sending those funds via Apple Pay from within the chat. But once Apple's iOS 11 update lands this Autumn it'll tick off most of the things you might expect a bank to do, easily matching the feature set of Monzo's beta.

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:19

The HomePod is not expected to ship until December 2017, and it will cost $349, that is almost twice as the Echo ($179) and Google Home ($129) and is expensive. Siri will leverage the same AI learnings and capabilities to work on the HomePod smart speaker. However, Apple clearly attempts to make the device stand out by delivering excellent music-related functionality and really emphasizing the speaker aspect of this speaker (which would seem quite logical!).

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:39

Named Bloodless, you first encounter this boss as she comes out of a literal bloodbath. While this may seem like a good thing for the mildly perverted, this also makes Bloodless far more unsafe as that blood will spill onto the ceiling and floor for her to use at will.

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:21

Apple is now enforcing its official method as the only way for an app to request feedback. They have to use Apple's official API, which allows users to provided a rating from 1-5 stars without actually leaving the app. Custom, in-app prompts used by developers require the user to move over to the App Store to leave a review, a solution that may yield feedback but also pulls the user out of the app itself in order to do so.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:47

This means that, from this point, older Apple devices will not receive security or software updates. It makes sense for Apple to care so much about the display, obviously, since the display is increasingly the only thing an iPad has. Here, users can access pre-released software and have the option to provide feedback to Apple using the built-in Feedback Assistant app. Lastly, it appears AirPods users will be seeing improved functionality due to iOS 11.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:16

Inside there are 7 tweeters, six microphones and an A8 chip - the same chip inside the iPhone . Microsoft is also teaming up with firms such as Harmon Kardon on speakers that run its Cortana assistant. Given that in recent quarters, Apple has struggled with tepid iPhone sales, it may be hoping that the HomePod will help fuel its revenue growth.