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by | June 07, 2017 | 08:33

But BioWare aims to change those (and quite a few other things) with patch 1.08. The Mass Effect franchise is now on a hiatus while BioWare Montreal undergoes some internal changes, ranging from prioritizing other intellectual properties to the studio's transition from a leading development studio into a more supportive role in terms of game development.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:50

Apple® today announced HomePod™, a breakthrough wireless speaker for the home that delivers wonderful audio quality and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio . New iMacs unveiled Monday at Apple's annual conference for software programmers are getting better displays and graphics capabilities. "This will be a platform for developing Apple's services", says Gene Munster, a co-founder of Loup Ventures and former Apple analyst.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:18

Unlike earlier, the iPad Pro base variant starts with 64GB internal storage and that model costs $649 while the 256GB variant would cost $749 and Apple has also introduced the 512GB iPad Pro with the price tag of $949. The all-new iMac Pro , with its gorgeous 27-inch Retina® 5K display, up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation, is the most powerful Mac® ever made.

by | June 07, 2017 | 06:35

That's half of what the same terabytes previously cost in the US. This means that the people paying the most to Apple every month now get a sweeter deal, doubling their available storage. Just in case you're hearing about this for the first time, iCloud Family Sharing basically lets users share certain iCloud features, but at WWDC 2017 , Apple announced that customers can also now share 200GB or 2TB iCloud storage plans with family members.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:28

I'm eager to see the many ways developers might do just that, in gaming, commerce and more. Despite the shift in focus, Apple has managed to make additional improvements to one of its favorite areas. 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.

by | June 07, 2017 | 06:18

All versions of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro are available to order now from Apple Canada's website and ship within an estimated four business days. The speaker has the "power to rock the house", according to Schiller, and the aim is to make HomePod a potent assistant for news, messages , weather, traffic, home controls and more.

by | June 07, 2017 | 04:58

Because of the sacrifices that were made on D-Day - June 6, 1944 - along the beaches of Normandy, France, Allied forces were able to continue on their mission of defeating Adolph Hitler, the Nazis and the Axis forces that had brought a reign of terror and tyranny to Europe.

by | June 07, 2017 | 01:01

Amazon , Etsy , Kickstarter , Mozilla, and Vimeo all intend to protest on July 12th in opposition to plans by Ajit Pai , new head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Those rules , which were enacted by the FCC in 2015, essentially treat internet and wireless providers like public utilities, barring them from prioritizing any services on their networks.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:34

We travelled to Hamburg recently for a hands-on session with Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming expansion Stormblood and a sit-down with Naoki Yoshida himself. I mean we're hoping Final Fantasy XIV will have a very long lifespan. Having those companies understand that is part of the ongoing discussion, a discussion that Yoshida doesn't see ending anytime soon.

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:30

At the same time, however, he says there is something special about the timing. "Just over there is the House of Parliament, a building that represents democracy, something the people who carried out this attack hate". In a lighter moment, Corden also weighed in on Donald Trump's spat with London mayor Sadiq Khan, saying the United Kingdom politician's comments had been taken out of context by the USA president, before proceeding to deliberately doing the same with one of President Trump's ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 00:15

The 17-inch model on the other hand, can be spec'd out all the way up to a GTX 1070 or RX 580 . The Omen 15 features a 15.6-inch display - available in 1080p or 4K - while the Omen 17 sports a 17.3-inch screen with the same resolution options.

by | June 07, 2017 | 01:03

The company has paid out more than $70 billion to developers and given that 160 billion apps have been downloaded to date, it's clear Apple sees this as a strength of its business going forward. Apple has updated its iPad Pro range with the all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro. In addition to exciting new features incorporated into the latest flagship devices, the upcoming iOS 11 - with Apple calling it "the largest iOS release for iPad ever" - will also add new ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:09

By comparison, the HomePod costs $120 more than Amazon's ( AMZN ) latest touchscreen-sporting Echo Show, $220 more than Alphabet's ( GOOGL ) Google Home and $300 more than the no-frills Echo Dot. The new macOS is called High Sierra with newer, faster version of the Safari browser with new facial recognition features in Photos. 4. It will block videos that start playing automatically, for instance, and can also prevent ads from following and profiling users.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:30

In addition to that, users will also be able to take notes directly from the Lock Screen via the Instant Notes feature which can be accessed simply by tapping on the display. The update, for now, is available as a developer preview, and will be offered for iPhone 5s and beyond, all iPad Air and iPad Pro models, iPad 5th generation, and iPad Mini 2 later this year.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:31

The company announced a new operating system for the Apple Watch. While numerous rumored iOS 11 features we were excited about failed to make an appearance - there's no Dark Mode option, for instance - we did see a number of new features that should make the iOS user experience much more useful and intuitive.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:55

In symbolic finale, Grande brought everyone on stage for a teary performance of "One Last Time ", the last song she performed the night of the attacks in Manchester before people started leaving the arena. "I encourage you to choose love even when it's hard", said Grande, "Let no one take that away from you". It was to honor 22 people killed at Grande's Manchester concert in May .

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:12

Three days prior, Australia had been grateful to the elements as heavy showers forced a washout against New Zealand with Steve Smith's side looking set for defeat. Rarely has a bowler got through his overs quicker, but seldom at the expense of line and length. Rubel Hossain briefly stemmed the tide when the Bangladesh seamer dismissed Finch lbw with an inswinger the opener couldn't handle as he played across his pads.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:52

Apple CarPlay is a auto interface specifically created to allow drivers to hear and respond to text messages using voice commands and to safely use other iPhone features while driving.it's available from a number of automobile manufacturers, including General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, BMW and Honda, and works through a computer screen in the vehicle.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:33

While Apple's compliance with the United Kingdom government isn't surprising, it does help to clarify its stance on user privacy and surveillance. "We've been cooperating with the United Kingdom government, not only in law enforcement matters, but on some of the attacks - I can't speak in detail about that - but in cases where we have information and they've gone through the lawful process we, not just give it, but we do it very promptly", he told Bloomberg News in an interview.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:40

Lawmakers of CPN-UML, CPN-ML, Nepal Workers and Peasants Party and Nepal Pariwar Dal, among other parties had cast votes against the Nepali Congress leader. The responsibility of conducting the second phase of local elections will rest on Mr Deuba. Who is Sher Bahadur Deuba? As per parliamentary mathematics Deuba is likely to be elected with two third majority.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:56

It fell flat in terms of its player base and didn't have the success Gearbox had hoped for, but today they've announced that nearly the entire multiplayer experience is going free-to-play. Battleborn had the unique misfortune of launching at the same time as - and being compared to - Overwatch , and it didn't take long for the ensuing Overwatch frenzy to take its toll on Battleborn's concurrent player-base.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:06

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by | June 06, 2017 | 21:57

Cook also announced that Amazon's video app will come to Apple's TV streaming box later this year. While the 10.5-inch iPad Pro starts at $649 for the base 64GB Wi-Fi-only model and goes all the way to $1079 for the top-end 512GB Wi-Fi plus Cellular model; the 12.9-inch iPad Pro starts at $799 for the base 64GB Wi-Fi-only model and goes all the way to $1229 for the top-end 512GB Wi-Fi plus Cellular model.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:47

While the latter enables you to also assign AI chatbots , the former has recently started offering such services - either automated or manual - through the Direct Messaging (DM) service on its micro-blogging platform. There are also better options for portrait mode and improved photography at low light, Apple said. Business Chat is a powerful new way for businesses to connect with customers directly from within Messages .

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:25

It features improved specifications such as Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, up to 128GB of VRAM, four USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports, a 5K display, Radeon Vega graphics, up to 1TB of 3Gbps SSD storage, and even a 10Gbps Ethernet jack because God knows you'll need it.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:18

Dragon is carrying nearly 6,000 pounds of science research, crew supplies and hardware to the International Space Station in support of the Expedition 52 and 53 crew members. The mishap dealt a severe blow to SpaceX , as it was scrambling to catch up with satellite deliveries following another launch accident in 2015. "Under the CRS contracts, SpaceX has restored an American capability to deliver and return significant amounts of cargo, including live plants and animals, to and ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:59

Yet Monday's announcement, rather than being routine, was the result of a negotiation stretching back at least to 2015 when Amazon stopped selling Apple TVs on its retail site. The Apple Watch can now be paired with cardio machines at the gym. "It's time for a more modern file system", said Federighi. Apple had plenty of other announcements.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:51

Grande returned to the city to perform alongside Perry and a number of other A-list stars including, Marcus Mumford, Imogen Heap, Pharrell Williams, Niall Horan, Victoria Mónet, the Black Eyed Peas , Mac Miller and Miley Cyrus . The event, which reportedly raised a phenomenal £2million for the Manchester relief aid charity, was full of incredibly moving moments- some of which you can check out right over *here*.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:14

In November 2013, India launched a space probe that has been orbiting Mars since September 2014. "It is a great success in the maiden attempt and GSLV MkIII has successfully put in orbit GSAT-19 which is a next generation satellite". The heaviest rocket will push satellites into geostationary orbit and will be used as a launcher for an Indian crew vehicle. With this launch, ISRO will no longer have to depend on foreign launchers to blast off communications satellites that weigh more than ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:38

OnePlus will be live streaming the reveal on its company website at 5:00pm BST on the day. One such event will take place on at 7:00 pm ET on June 20th in New York City, with other events planned in cities like London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, and Helsinki.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:21

You get more, faster memory too as standard, with up to 16GB of on-package high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) crammed inside the iMac Pro . But we'll come onto them after the iMac Pro . Apple has also revealed that the iMac Pro will boast an 80 per cent increase in cooling capacity - so it's fast but still pleasingly quiet. There's a choice of new Radeon Pro graphics chips - the 570, 575 and 580 models - with up to 8GB of RAM.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:31

HomePod , powered Apple's Siri digital assistant, will be priced at $349 when it begins shipping in December in the United States, Australia and Britain, the tech giant announced at its annual developers conference. A new Siri interface on the Apple Watch will also blend users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may have booked, the company said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:53

A DGCA official said some pilots from Jet Airways , IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir created a WhatsApp group and some content shared on it was "offensive and abusive". Earlier in the day, numerous pilots, including ten from Jet Airways, were questioned at the Lodhi Colony police station here. Acting on the complaint, Delhi Police on Tuesday questioned 13 pilots.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:25

It's also hooked up to your Apple Music account, so out of the box the HomePod is smart enough to know your musical tastes and playlists. Packing a smarter Siri and some fancily-named musical talents, it's looking to simultaneously suplex Sonos and arm-wrestle Amazon's Echo family.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:10

Apple have not revealed exactly when their watchOS 4 will be released, although we suspect it will launch in September along with iOS 11 . Announcing the watchOS 4 update, Apple's Kevin Lynch stressed how the new watchOS has been developed to automatically show a selection of information users might want to see.