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Apple WWDC 2017 Day 1: Major things that Apple announced

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Apple's also expected to unveil a voice-activated, internet-connected speaker to rival Amazon's Echo and Google Home. Apple's first big event of the year, the World Wide Developer's Conference is upon us. Among the new features of iOS 11 is the ability to make person-to-person payments through Apple's messaging app, thanks to new integration with the Apple Pay system. Read More »

New Kaby Lake iMacs arrive from Apple

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But we're left with the feeling that Files's introduction may have left quite a few questions unanswered, so in this article, we'll give you a more in-depth overview of the new iOS file manager. Apple said it had to rethink the thermal architecture in order to get the more powerful processors into the current body. In comparison, the prices of the previous two iPad Pro models set you back a similarly high amount. Read More »

Apple's HomePod "reinventing" listening to music at home

But the computing isn't just done inside the device. Amazon recently added message and call options, so the speakers will likely be used even more for communication in the future. They make it possible to use your Facebook credentials to sign up for a new website, for instance. For the record, the others support Spotify, Pandora, and other popular music streams. Read More »

After Smart Watch, Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

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In a way, the whole thing feels like Apple's take on the Sonos, and it will be created to work with Apple Music, the buffet of 40 million tracks you can already subscribe to, though thanks to Apple HomeKit , it will likely also work as a way of controlling your home, similar to what Google is doing with its Assistant technology. Read More »

Intel Xeon Chip + AMD Radeon Vega gpu = The Best iMac ever!

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For better networking, the iMac Pro also comes with 10Gb Ethernet that will boost your network speeds by up to 10 times. Apple has updated its iMac line with up to three times more powerful graphics, faster processors, Thunderbolt 3, faster storage options and brighter Retina displays, and added a Retina Ultra HD display and discrete graphics to the US$1,299 21.5-inch iMac . Read More »

New Apple Operating System Will Include 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature

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Search Ads will still be present in the redesign as you can see in the image above showing on integrated into the top of a search. The Apple iOS 11 will not be available on the iPhone 5S and earlier versions of the handset. Tap all you want - the easy Bluetooth toggle won't turn on. Indoor guidance will gradually be rolled out to Apple Maps, so you'll spend less time scratching your head in the middle of the shopping center wondering where the Apple Store is. Read More »

Developers Will Have Access To NFC On iPhone In iOS 11

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But forcing users to rely on the home button in iOS 11 is unusual; the upcoming iPhone 8 will probably do away with that button altogether, according to new reports . In line with saving space in your devices, iOS 11 has a new addition called " Offload Unused Apps ". Apps that only run in 32-bit will not show up in search results in the new version of the App Store, or be available from the Purchased tab if they have been downloaded previously. Read More »

Apple likely to expand NFC capabilities beyond Apple Pay with iOS 11

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Apple's annual spring developers conference WWDC 2017 has just concluded at San Jose, CA, where a host of new major updates were announced by key Apple executives Craig Federighi, Phil Schiller, and big chief Tim Cook. In-app purchases will get a lot more attention in the App Store redesign in an effort to better promote the content that is now buried only on an app's main product page. Read More »

Apple Downplays Echo Rivalry with its Audio-Focused HomePod Speakers

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Speakers can detect when the HomePod placed against the wall and they adjust their sound output according to it so that the sound is spread equally into the wide area of the room, instead of just muffled against the wall. Sonos also has ambitions on integrating with every intelligent voice assistant out there. Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ) is the king of expensive - granted, the firm makes premium devices that deserve premium pricing; yet, I can't but wonder how much margin is enough margin. Read More »

Apple Revamps The iMac Pro As Its Most Powerful Workhorse Ever

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The new iMac line has the "best Mac displays ever", according to Apple , at 500 nits. But what stole the show is the sneak peek of iMac Pro , described to be the most powerful Mac ever to be made. The new announcements were made during Apple's important developer conference and as we said a MacBook Pro refresh was also included among other news. Read More »

AMD announces the new Radeon Pro 500 series

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Depending on the model you buy, the graphics card could range from Intel Iris Plus 640 (on the entry-level 21.5 inch versions) to either the Radeon Oro 555 and 560 graphics cards on the 21.5-inch iMacs to either the Radeon Pro 570, 575, and 580 cards on the larger 27-inch mmodel. Read More »

Missed Apple's WWDC 2017 press conference? Watch the recording right here

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The iMac Retina 4K 21.5-inch, meanwhile, will have a Radeon Pro 555 or 560 and up to 4GB VRAM. The 15-inch model goes up to 4.1 GHz with turbo boost. On paper at least it all certainly looks like a compelling option for users who love the form factor of a iMac and don't want to use a Mac Pro. It can also be configured to use the Radeon Pro Vega 64 graphics processor with 16GB of HBM2 memory . Read More »

IOS 11, Android O to Feature Limit on 'Always-On' Location Tracking

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On Monday, iOS 11 upgrades focused on augmented reality, with a new service called ARKit that helps outside developers integrate this technology into their apps . By default, toggling Offloading on will your iPhone to decide what apps to delete partially. The update will also include a "driving mode" which will mute notifications and can even send an automatic response to messages , informing the recipient that the iPhone owner is driving. Read More »

Apple unveils HomePod speaker, iMac upgrades

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Internally, the Apple HomePod boasts of a seven-speaker array of tweeters located to the bottom of its cylindrical enclosure. Though some pundits might say Apple is late to the game in terms of home audio, the company debuted with much fanfare its new HomePod speaker featuring Siri voice control. Read More »

Apple Wants to Curb Distracted Driving with New iPhone Setting

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Passengers who aren't driving can disable the feature. Subsequently, the iOS 10 .3 update included a tool that could detect apps that were unable to run in 64-bit mode. This could work well, especially in cases where you wish to highlight something particular in a screenshot. Trying to remember the Wi-Fi password and looking for that piece of paper you scrawled it on. Read More »

Apple Unveils the HomePod

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Recorded audio is already a topic of debate. Amazon is hardly the first big tech company to push for interoperability. Google and Amazon are both miles ahead in terms of product development, user familiarity and even basic capabilities. Read More »

Whats New In Apple's iOS 11

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Until now, the only app able to make use of the iPhone's NFC capabilities was Apple Pay. On iPhones 7 and up - no word as to why the 6 and 6S aren't supported - developers will now be able to read data from the NFC chip, and use it "to give users more information about their physical environment and the real-world objects in it". Read More »

Amazon Open To Bringing Siri Onto The Echo

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Sure, Apple has just given Siri new powers and a brand new HomePod , but it'll be a while until it beats Amazon . That leaves HomePod in a weird place. To listen to music from a library or any other services, you'll need to stream them via Airplay from an iPhone or iPad. More than that, the company touched on how the HomePod will be a hub for HomeKit devices. Read More »

Apple Introduces iOS 11, HomePod Speakers

Apple also touched on other Siri features in the speaker , although these were mentioned in a secondary manner - the company is clearly focusing on the music capabilities. Being able to listen to Apple Music is nice and all, as are the smart predictions the software can make, but it's all about being able to set that mood lighting while your jamming out. Read More »

Apple introduces Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

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Finally, Apple Pay will allow users to send and receive money to friends right inside Messages. The new iPad Pro in both 10.5- and 12.9-inch models is said to deliver the "world's most advanced display", and improved performance thanks to its new A10X Fusion chip. Read More »

"The new 10.5" iPad Pro arrives in T-Mobile stores next week

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Instead of introducing flashy new products that will change your life today, this year's WWDC conference was all about putting the pieces in place for what comes next. Siri can help you learn to say something in Chinese, French, Italian, German or Spanish with a simple translation. Siri possesses the ability to keep track of your browsing history while presenting you stuffs you might prefer to take a look at. Read More »

Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

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That leaves Apple. Although it was the first smartphone maker to come out with a digital assistant when Siri debuted in 2011, it hasn't had a stand-alone assistant. For photos, Apple is turning to a "high efficiency" format to replace the widely used JPEG standard. So far, the service has limited payments to purchases of products and services from companies and other organizations. Read More »

Apple introduces HomePod smart-speaker and variety of upgrades

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The company introduced three new watch faces today. The event has been in San Francisco in recent years . Apple's entry into the market could change that. The computer also has Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores and can display 1 billion colors. The lack of a breakthrough device has periodically raised concerns that Apple has become too dependent on the iPhone and supported the theory that the company lost its knack for innovation when its co-founder Steve Jobs died of cancer in 2011. Read More »

Old Apps at Risk with Apple iOS 11 Update

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That's right, iOS 11 will not work on your 5-year old iPhone 5 or 4-year old iPhone 5c. The new version will do a better job of recommending apps and games that you should take a look at. You might miss the squeak of a finger across a guitar string or the lower registers of a bass drum. The jury is still in session on how successful these new iPad Pro tablets will be, combined with iOS 11. Read More »