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Apple releases new features for Chinese market

It is created to work with the Apple Music subscription service and can produce rich sound while tapping into the artificial intelligence power of Siri . Once DNDWD is activated, you'll be faced with what Federighi humorously referred to as a "new user interface" - namely a black screen. Finally, Apple is now working with Steam, Unity and Unreal to bring new virtual reality engines to the operating system. Read More »

Apple Unveils New iPad Pro Leather Sleeve Accessories

And now that Apple thinks so too, it's a question of whether slick software and a massive customer base will help the company leapfrog its competitors' considerable head starts. It is not clear how it would differentiate drivers from passengers. The Mac itself is getting a free update to its Sierra operating system that's dubbed High Sierra. Read More »

WWDC: Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro Updates at 120HZ

The all-in-one devices will also feature up to 32GB and 64GB of RAM for the 21.5- and 27-inch devices, respectively, alongside up to 2TB of SSD storage that is 50% faster compared to the previous generation. This will certainly not be a computer for casual Internet browsers, with both the specs and particularly the price tag of the iMac Pro rolling out this possibility. Read More »

Apple Showcases New iMac Pro Workstation at WWDC

The 13-inch MacBook Pro TouchBar models are cheaper by Rs. 1,000 each at Rs. 1,54,900 and Rs. 1,71,900 respectively for the 256GB and 512GB SSD storage variants. The 21.5 inch iMac , 21.5 inches iMac Retina 4k at $1,099 While, iMac Retina 5k 27-inch begins at $1,799. After unveiling the refreshed iMac desktops and MacBook Pro, AMD's Senior Vice President and Chief Architect disclosed the benchmark to the public. Read More »

The Best Unannounced Feature on iOS 11 Is Screen Recording

But Apple also introduced longer-term compelling features such peer-to-peer payment capabilities and the new augmented reality developer kit. Apple appears poised to unveil a voice-activated, internet-connected speaker that would create a new digital pipeline into people's homes. Read More »

Cape storm disturbs the dead in cemetery


We have been advised that the storm will abate by Thursday, 8 June. Our kids have just earned themselves the equivalent of a U.S. "snow day", courtesy of the "Monster Storm" that's predicted to make landfall in Cape Town late this evening, as the Western Cape Education Department has announced that all schools shall remain closed tomorrow. Read More »

Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems

Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif ., on Monday with a host of announcements. Apple today unveiled HomePod , a new wireless speaker with Siri . Following in Google's footsteps, Siri will also be able to translate and speak phrases from six languages, with more coming later, Apple said. Read More »

Apple unveils new iMac Pro, refreshes hardware of current iMacs

New Kaby Lake CPUs are the main attraction here in both iMacs, MacBook and MacBook Pro . The 12.9-inch iPad Pro still weighs in at 1.49 pounds. I tested out the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro during a demo of ARKit - which I discuss in greater detail here - the company's new augmented reality development kit. Read More »

Andromeda Patch Will Let Male Ryder Romance Jaal


Here's some news for all the Scott Ryders out there: you will soon be able to romance Jaal , the dreamy Angaran, in the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda update. We consulted with members of the LGBTQ community, both externally and within our own studios. Considering the Angara have "expressed their fluidity in how they perceive gender", Bioware said it only seemed natural for Scott to have a relationship with Jaal. Read More »

Apple Pay is soon launching person-to-person payments

Apple Pay is only available to Apple users. Apple Pay now supports person-to-person money transfers exclusively through Apple Messages, and will analyse your messages to suggest when you should pay someone if the conversation turns to how much you spent drinking at McSorley's (though come on, I think you know when someone's asking for dough). Read More »

Apple announces updated iMac models with new processors, brighter display

For GPUs, the 21-inch iMac model will move to the Radeon Pro 555 and 560, while the 27-inch version will get the 570, 575, or 580 models. There's also up to 50 percent faster SSD, and support for up to twice the memory. This likely means that these Core i5 and i7 chips are actually Core i5-Y and i7-Y CPUs that launched with the Kaby Lake generation, meant to succeed the previous Intel Core m parts while maintaining much of the same power profile as before. Read More »

Apple's making an Amazon Echo competitor called 'HomePod'

Virtual reality has been described as the next big thing for decades. Amazon and Google's existing speakers have proved popular with consumers since the Echo launched in the United Kingdom in 2016 and Home earlier this year. It is the first new device Apple has announced in nearly three years. Although that product came out after other smartwatches hit the market, it quickly outshone competitors, according to industry research firms. Read More »

Apple updates Mac line-up

A 27-inch Retina 5K iMac specced up with 32GB of 2400MHz DDR4 and a 2TB Fusion drive memory costs $4709 for instance. Inside, the iPad Pro receives an improved camera, with Apple throwing the same 12-megapixel sensor from the iPhone 7 with f/1.8 aperture into their new slate, alongside optical image stabilization and quad-LED True Tone flash. Read More »

Amazon, Apple TV deal shows tough road to co-operation for tech rivals

Beyond Amazon Prime Video, there were no direct announcement about tvOS during the presentation. The negotiations ended up with Amazon's app finally being available on the Apple TV platform. Amazon's library is not as expansive as Netflix's, to be sure, but what it has at present is pretty excellent, regardless. Apart from Apple TV announcements, Apple also unveiled hardware and software upgrades during its WWDC presentation, which is now up on its website . Read More »

Apple's HomePod Pumps Up the Volume


Besides the Today view, the App Store has separate tabs for apps and games. "We now have 5 games that will be removed from the store when Apple kills 32 bit", Pollet told Kotaku , adding that's "basically our entire catalog". CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he expects the nascent technology to open the world to a new world of apps and services. He said the same sensors and algorithms would run a pair of glasses, bolstering his belief that Apple plans to launch eyewear in the future. Read More »

59% of Americans oppose plan to withdraw from Paris accord

Failure to step up action against global warming would be "disastrous", California Governor Jerry Brown warned on Tuesday as he seeks to fill the United States leadership vacuum on climate change. The signers agree the Paris Agreement is a blueprint for job creation, stability and global prosperity and that accelerating the US transition to clean energy is an opportunity - not a liability - to create jobs, spur innovation, promote trade and ensure American competitiveness. Read More »

New iPhone feature to block texts while driving

Even though Apple has slowly and perhaps reluctantly increased the available storage tiers on the iPhone , running out of storage space remains a frustrating reality that many users still have to contend with. Apple's Pay Cash will allow users to send money to family and friends, transfer money to and from their bank account, and use it to access Apple Pay for purchases. Read More »

Real Madrid future not up to me, says Morata

It is understood that Los Blancos are holding out for a £78m offer for the Spain global. Mirabelli travelled to Wales on Friday and will attend the Champions League final clash between Madrid and Juventus at the Millennium Stadium, but the Milan director will also use the trip to negotiate for Morata. Read More »

Samsung unveils a premium J-series line-up for 2017

It uses an octa-core Exynos 7870 chipset clocked at 1.6GHz along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. "The 10.6" Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Book can be yours for £649 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, while if you need 4G LTE data connectivity you'll have to shell out £739. Read More »

WWDC 2017: Apple announces all-new iMac all-in-one desktop range

The 13-inch MacBook Pro packs a Kaby Lake processor with up to 3.5GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz, and the updated 15-inch MacBook Pro will be fueled by up to 3.1GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz. The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro, meanwhile, features Kaby Lake processors up to 3.5GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz, and the 15-inch MacBook Pro goes up to 3.1 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz. Read More »

AMD launches Polaris-powered Radeon Pro 500 series

Apple's MacBook line is getting refreshed too, but it's only a small update, with the MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air all getting faster chips and SSDs. Spotlight is being integrated into Mail and will take up 35% less space as a result, and the Apple File System is the new default in High Sierra. Apple is using the most cutting-edge graphics in Macs. Read More »

SC doesn't use reported hack-targeted election software

In late August of past year they sent emails meant to look like they came from Google to workers at an unnamed election software company. "We have multiple safeguards in place to protect against elections fraud and prevent any possible hacking attempts from being successful", Revell added. Read More »

2 charged for deadly Oakland warehouse blaze that killed 36


Harris was the doorman the night of the deadly fire and ran a tattoo shop inside the Ghost Ship . The Times reported that the two were arrested in connection to the charges on Monday. A lawyer for Almena has said he is being used as a scapegoat in the fire. CNN was attempting to reach an attorney for Harris. Danielle Boudreaux said she became fast friends with Almena and his wife Micah Allison when they met eight years ago before a falling out about a year ago over conditions at ... Read More »

How to talk about NASA's first mission to the Sun


The Parker Solar Probe has been named in honour of pioneering astrophysicist Eugene Parker , who predicted the existence of the solar wind almost 60 years ago, the U.S. The mission will fly about 3.9 million miles away from the surface of the Sun . As noted in NASA , when the device will become closer to the Sun , the star will become so hard to pull that he would develop a speed of 700 thousand km / h. Read More »