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Apple to lock distracted drivers out of iPhones

First, those iPad changes . Now it is extending it to other apps as well. The homepage will also now highlight new apps on a daily basis, rather than every week. Apple says the feature will be able to detect when an iPhone user is moving in a auto, though users can set favourite contacts that are still able to reach them even when the feature is enabled. Read More »

Apple unveils smart home assistant HomePod

As Schiller explains, " Apple reinvented portable music with iPod and now HomePod will reinvent how we enjoy music wirelessly throughout our homes ". Just as "Alexa" and "Ok, Google" spurs the Amazon Echo and Google Home speakers into life, Apple's HomePod is awoken with "Hey, Siri ". Read More »

Apple unveils watchOS 4 with a ton of new features


The operating system adds a new Siri watch face, which dynamically adjusts its content according to your behaviour and schedule. Siri now shows an information stream quite like Google Now on your Apple Watch . The all-new watchOS 4 gets three new watch faces, enhanced apps, and improved UI for a more intuitive experience. If you're taking a rest at one end of the pool, your watch will automatically detect it and mark it as the end of one set of laps and the start of another. Read More »

Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

Apple has trotted out a mid-year upgrade to its hardware line-up alongside the new HomePod Siri-powered "smart speaker" at its Worldwide Developer's Conference , held overnight in San Jose. As for the iPad lineup, all of their screens will have brightness increased by 50%, and the smaller version of the new iPad Pro is.8 inches larger than its predecessor and 30-40% faster. Read More »

WatchOS 4: What we know about Apple's new Watch OS

This face, powered by Siri Intelligence, will update contemporaneously with new information depending on the user's needs and habits. Apple Watch-enabled gym equipment will start rolling out this fall. Also, the smartwatch can now detect when you begin your workout and will start to play your favourite workout playlist automatically. Apple's four software platforms - iOS , macOS , watchOS and tvOS - provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with ... Read More »

Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

Camera: iOS users take 1 Trillion phones a year. Amazon's Jeff Bezos previously said they couldn't come to terms, and Amazon stopped selling Apple TV devices back in 2015. The free OS upgrade will be available in the fall. Apple also launched Files, a new iOS app meant to make the iPad experience more like a traditional Mac. Read More »

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Opens Up On Future; Leads Team Past Cavs

With the win, the Warriors set an National Basketball Association record for most consecutive playoff victories at 14. "I don't really care about history too much". "But we have to be better as far as not relaxing. It was 2-0 a year ago, we lost". It's the free throw percentage that makes this stat impressive. He and Durant combined for 66 points and 18 assists in the opener, then dominated again while the supporting cast shined. Read More »

Apple gears up for big announcements at WWDC


According to sources, today we are waiting for the updates of the model range of Apple tablets. You can't come to any definitive conclusions from demos done in a setting and with music controlled by one of the manufacturers in question. Read More »

Warriors cruise past Cavs in Kerr's return

Mabanglo/Pool Photo via AP). For the second night in a row, albeit this time things developed a little later in the game, the Warriors simply ran away from the Cavaliers in another demoralizing defeat for LeBron James Cavaliers , this one by a 132-113 final. Read More »

Apple Introduces New iPad Pro, Updates iMacs and Teases iMac Pro


The new iMac Pro will be released in the United Kingdom in December 2017, starting at $4999 US. Powering the new iPad Pro is the Apple A10X processor, with a six-core CPU and 12-core GPU . HDD+SSD) with SSDs that are up to 50% faster. A new full-sized Smart Keyboard has been custom designed for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, offering a thin yet durable keyboard that never needs to be charged or paired over Bluetooth and is easily foldable into a protective Smart Cover. Read More »

Apple Pay Eyes PayPal's Venmo With This New Payment Method

Like with Venmo , you can transfer the money to your bank, or just store it in your Apple Pay Cash account for future Apple Pay purchases. Rather than getting several checks, it's become commonplace for one person to pay the bill and the rest to Venmo their portions to that user. Read More »

'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11

The speaker is similar to cheaper devices from Amazon and Google. Jan Dawson, chief analyst with Jackdaw Research, says the price is good for a high-end audio device. But so far, interest has been strongest among gamers, developers and hardware makers rather than everyday users. Apple's entry into the market could change that. Read More »

Apple kicks off event with new iMacs, Amazon coming to TV

As if you didn't rely on Apple devices in your day-to-day life already, the Cupertino company just announced HomePod , its entry into the smart speaker arena. Apple is yet to reveal what it will cost in the United Kingdom, but we expect to see it price around £300. You can activate it with a wake word - "Hey Siri" - and ask an artificially intelligent assistant, Siri, to play music. Read More »

New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before

The HomePod was the final product announcement (the classic "one more thing") for this year's WWDC, and it stands as Apple's foray into the smart speaker market, which is now dominated by Amazon's Echo and Google's Google Home. Per a recent report from eMarketer, Echo is the most popular voice-controlled speaker so far and is expected to maintain its supremacy in 2017. Drivers will still be able to use Apple CarPlay, of course, in cars that are equipped with it. Read More »

How to Install the iOS 11 Beta Now

WWDC 2017 is June 5 to 9 in San Jose, California. Apple announced a new version of watchOS , the software that powers the Apple Watch. "Together with our incredible developer community, we've made the App Store the best app platform in the world, and more than 500 million unique customers visit it every week", said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. Read More »

Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

The research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the USA are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than double its estimate from last year. It will not block the ads themselves, though. The increased size means it is still going to happily slip into a bag in the same way users of the 9.7-inch model have come to expect, and the new thinner bezel doesn't affect holding the tablet. Read More »

Trump believes 'climate is changing,' UN ambassador says

Ms Haley is one of the few Trump administration officials who appears to not be involved in the Russian Federation probe and has said in the past to MSNBC that Mr Kushner is "a very calm, stable voice" in the White House . March 27, 2017 - Kushner volunteers to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee: Kushner volunteers to testify before senators investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, because of his role in arranging meetings between top campaign ... Read More »

Apple HomePod - Reinventing home music

Apple needs great video to sell its TV player. Apple is touting the fact that the HomePod is packed with drivers, delivering superior audio to the Amazon Echo and competitors like Alphabet Inc's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Home . You can use TouchID fingerprint to authenticate any payments, and it works just like Apple Pay. Amazon and Google are betting that most customers won't care. Read More »

Behold Apple's new iPads: the 10.5-inch and 12.5-inch iPad Pro

It will also enable them to be able to highlight in-app purchases to make them more prominent and stand out. It has a December release date, no exact day, for the U.S., U.K and Australia. Safari, Apple's web browser, seeks to make users' online experience smoother and less annoying. And if you're editing video outside or in other challenging light conditions, you'll appreciate that the display can automatically adjust its white balance to compensate. Read More »

Amazon Prime Video to come to Apple devices

Viewers want to watch their favourite programs on whatever device they choose. This means that Amazon Prime Video will be joining the now more than 50 channels that are included in the TV app, giving Prime customers access to their Prime Video content through Apple's TV box at long last. Read More »

Amazon Prime Video coming to Apple TV

When will iOS 11 be available? The device was announced on stage during Apple's annual WWDC developer event in San Jose, California, and it arrives "later this year" according to Apple. iMessages also has an app drawer mow, which will make it easier to find stickers and more . On camera front, the new iPads packs in the same camera as of the iPhone 7 - a 12MP camera with optical image stabilization, along with a 7MP FaceTime HD camera . Read More »

Toshiba shares rise on report Broadcom chosen as chip unit buyer


Apple and Amazon's names have surfaced before in connection with a possible bid to buy the chip unit, which Toshiba is selling to help offset massive losses incurred by its nuclear power business in the U.S. However, Foxconn, which is based in Taiwan and has a large number of manufacturing facilities in China, is considered a longshot to land the asset because the Japanese government is wary of giving China access to Toshiba's NAND technology. Read More »

Apple WWDC 2017 - How to follow it and what to expect

Control Center is getting a major redesign with interactive controls for certain apps, like Apple Music. Apple Pencil gets much deeper integration across iOS 11, making it quicker to take new notes, and to add notes and drawings to screenshots and other images across the OS. Read More »

Apple Announces 'Monument Valley 2', Available Today for $4.99


Monument Valley 2's visual style is in line with the first game's, as is its focus on puzzles, exploration, and ambience. Ustwo says it took inspiration from sources such as mid-century illustration, theatre, toy design and even confectionery to design Monument Valley 2 . Read More »