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What WWDC announcements will have the biggest financial impact for Apple?

Contacts can receive an automatic reply saying that you are driving and will get back to them once you arrive. The company was blamed for not including such a feature. The next-generation iOS 11 for the iPhone and iPad will include features like Chinese-English translation on Siri, Shanghai dialect dictation and phone number identification as Apple ID, the technology giant revealed at its Worldwide Developers' Conference in California on Monday. Read More »

Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go: James Comey

Flynn, who had just been fired . It was only the second time the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been dismissed. He later told Eyewitness News he felt they may have left out some key remarks made by Trump. (1) Did anyone on the White House senior staff or cabinet officials ask you to intervene in the FBI investigation into Mike Flynn at the behest of the president? Trump was then president-elect. Read More »

'Dissidia Final Fantasy NT' (PS4) Announced - Screens & Trailer

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Sony's PlayStation consoles and the Final Fantasy franchise have become practically synonymous due to the many excellent titles that the game unit's generations hosted. Square Enix has announced that Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will be landing on European and North American PS4s in 2018. It's a very odd hybrid that utilizes the Marvel Vs Capcom 3v3 team battle system but adds a layer of complexity to the proceedings via an increased emphasis on teamwork on and special attacks. Read More »

Shenmue 3 delayed, but it'll be worth it, says director

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It's been nearly two years since we started this incredible endeavour together. By utilising new technologies, we have been able to discover new possibilities and expressions. He added that developer Ys Net is planning to release the game 'in the second half of 2018'. Further details of the updated development schedule will be in the next Shenmue 3 backer report. Read More »

Ex-FBI director Comey hearing: 5 things to watch

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The senator adds that statements about the Russian Federation probe attributed to Trump by Comey raise the question of whether the president's actions "meet the legal standard for obstruction of justice ". Ryan Goodman, a professor at New York University School of Law, said Trump's efforts to protect Flynn provide "strong evidence" of obstruction of justice . Read More »

Sushma Swaraj is ready to help you even on Mars

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Not only Indians, Swaraj has come to the recue of a Pakistani man who had sought visa for his two and a half-month-old infant, who was suffering from a heart disease. But, not always, have people contacted her with genuine problem. On Thursday, a man wrote to her on Twitter informing that he had been stuck on Mars and needed the help from the government. Read More »

Fired FBI director Comey: 'Trump demanded loyalty'

That morning, Intelligence Committee members heard testimony from Navy Adm. Mike Rodgers, the head of the National Security Agency, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. Election. Once in the Senate , the person presiding is the Chief Justice of Supreme Court of the United States . Here's what Comey said took place. Read More »

UAE Says More Qatar Curbs Possible, Warns Against Iran Involvement

The country's neighbours have attempted to isolate Qatar by imposing a travel ban as well as a ban on the country using their sea ways and airspace. In a phone call on Wednesday with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Trump urged him to resolve the worst crisis among Persian Gulf Arab states in decades, the White House said. Read More »

United Kingdom police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

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The suspect, identified as a 30-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of "commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts", the Metropolitan Police said in a statement early Wednesday. In a statement Tuesday, authorities said they arrested a 27-year-old man Tuesday morning. Met Police said two of the 12 arrested have been released. Read More »

NASA announces 12 new astronauts for future missions

She could be assigned to any of a variety of missions, including performing research on the International Space Station , launching from American soil on spacecraft built by commercial companies , or departing for deep space missions on NASA's new Orion spacecraft . Read More »

Apple refreshes MacBook and MacBook Pro at WWDC 2017

Apple has now unveiled a raft of updates to some of its most popular product ranges, including the iPad, iMac and MacBook . The standard graphics card will be a Radeon Pro Vega 56, configurable to a Vega 64 with 16GB of HBM2 memory. The chips in these MacBooks are part of a new family of processors from Intel called Kaby Lake , which are iteratively better than their predecessor processors, called Skylake. Read More »

The Newest iPad Pro Might Be the Best One Yet

One of the major introductions was the refreshed MacBook Pro. It's a truly minor change, however, moving up from 1.6 GHz to 1.8 GHz, but it's still a fifth-generation Intel processor (Broadwell) and not the newer seventh generation ( Kaby Lake ). Read More »

Apple updates MacBook line with new Intel processors

Apple has acknowledged that it needs to do better and on Monday it addressed some of these concerns by unveiling a new iMac Pro with super-fast Intel Xeon chips, Advanced Micro Devices Inc .'s Radeon Vega graphics processor, and up to 128 GB of pre-installed RAM. Read More »

James Comey: Donald Trump told me 'I expect loyalty'

The statement offers a snapshot of a series of nine meetings or conversations he had with President Donald Trump before being sacked on May 9. Trump is widely expected to use his Twitter account , which lists 31.8 million followers, to counterpunch at Comey on Thursday - perhaps even in real time. Read More »

IOS 11 pulls the plug on iPhone 5 and 5C

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Until now, anyone hoping to have lossless, uncompressed audio on an iOS device had to use Apple's own ALAC format, which - unlike FLAC - is supported by iTunes. It also encompasses a new suite of cutting-edge machine learning and digital vision systems that can intelligently work out the location of your device in 3D space. Read More »

Two times Comey's testimony directly contradicts White House statements

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Congresswoman Jacky Rosen said the prepared remarks offered by the former FBI Director are deeply worrying. In their first post-inauguration meeting on January 27, he said, Trump asked him if he wanted to stay at his job - an assurance Comey said he had given Trump as president-elect - and later told him, "I need loyalty". Read More »

Saudi FM: 'Brother State' Qatar Must Act to End Crisis

Adel Jubeir said Iran must be punished for its interference in the region and support for terrorist organizations such as Al-Qaeda, Al Arabiya News Channel reported him as saying early Wednesday. The Pentagon announced on June 6 that the US -led forces have been effectively using Turkey's strategic İncirlik air base in the Raqqa operation. Countries across the globe re increasingly faced with the same conundrum: How much credence to give to the president's Twitter musings when they ... Read More »

20 dead, 10 injured in MP fire

With this, the death toll has climbed to 25. Officials said rescuers have retrieved all the bodies from the debris of factory. Fire had broken out in the cracker factory, located around 10 kms from the district headquarters in the Kotwali police station limits, yesterday afternoon when the workers were present there, the ADG said. Read More »

May's lead widens to 12 points

At a time when USA relations with Europe are shaky, the White House is no doubt hoping May's Conservative Party will make it through. Sterling rose by almost half a cent against the USA dollar after the ICM poll was published, easing jitters in financial markets about the possibility that Labour under its hard-left leader Jeremy Corbyn could pull off one of the biggest election shocks in modern British history. Read More »

A Closer Look at watchOS 4 for the Apple Watch

Another new face is the fun Kaleidoscope that turns images into different patterns just like the toy. Apple is adding an "inspiration" card that will tell you how much exercise you need to complete during the day to reach your goals, as well as new animations when you do complete your activity goals and monthly challenges that you can participate in as alternative ways to get in daily exercise. Read More »

WWDC 2017: Apple Brings Siri-Powered Smart Speaker HomePod

A case of less is more? Siri will also of course be baked into the speaker, letting users get quick help by saying, "Hey Siri". Combining all of these scorching hot takes into one cohesive opinion is tough, but we're going to go with: Apple's HomePod is a roll of toilet paper wrapped in thread, that costs way too much, but sounds totally wonderful. Read More »

IOS 11 Brings FLAC File Support to iPhones and iPads

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It also has no big change compare to last year's OS. Except, it turns out, unless iOS 11 is involved. There's no other reason for normal folks like us to care about techie things like the WWDC - which stands for World Wide Developers Conference . Read More »

Apple makes it tougher to text and drive

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. Back in March 2016, Apple made its first attempt to answer these queries with a new iOS update but still seem to miss the mark. Read More »