Electronics

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:19

The Reddit thread also dove deep into Apple's mysterious smart glasses project. The iPhone 7s , the refreshed version of the iPhone 7, is said to feature an aluminium body and there will be no wireless charging. The alleged insiders add that the unannounced Siri Speaker will use a modified A9 chip, first seen in the iPhone 6s. A futuristic-sounding capacitive strip on the arm would allow people to accept calls and adjust the volume.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:17

Among these outputs is Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), of which the iMac Pro has four ports. Further, the iMac Pro features a stunning new space grey enclosure that allows incredible performance for virtual reality content creation, advanced graphics editing, and real-time 3D rendering.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:12

It's never the final version of course, because iOS is updated regularly throughout the year. The smartphone industry giant said its devices will become the most powerful, personal, and intelligent technology with iOS 11 . The iOS 11 beta is now available to developers , but the public version will not arrive until later this year when Apple refreshes the iPhone lineup.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:11

Apple will compete with Google Home and Amazon Echo later this year with a new speaker called HomePod . Let us have a look at the devices that are rumored to launch at the Word Wide Developers Conference 2017 apart from the new iOS, Siri Smart speaker, and Magic keyboard.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:10

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs, "HomePod" provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music. Apple said that watch wearers will be able to link their devices with the gym equipment through NFC. The macOS Sierra's upgraded version will be called as macOS High Sierra.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:10

Fresh from its debut at the WWDC 2017 , the Homepod is Apple's Siri powered speaker, aimed at rivaling Amazon's Echo, Google's Home , and Harman Kardon's Cortana-powered Invoke speaker. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. It looks impressive, sounds impressive and as Gizmodo wrote a few weeks back: " Even if the Siri speaker sucks, you'll want it ".

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:11

Apple's iOS is still in beta form, which means it will probably come with some bugs and faults that it will take a while to fully patch. Apple hasn't provided any updated figures in this regard, but there's a good chance the new Pencil gets very close to that figure.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:07

Google recently launched its own Echo imitation, the Google Home, powered by the still-nameless Google Assistant. "It's the biggest brains ever in a speaker", said Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller. MacBook Pros will be shipped with Intel's Kaby Lake processors and faster SSDs. Siri, which was introduced in 2011 as an exclusive feature of the iPhone 4S, now works on iPhones, iPads , Apple TVs, Apple Watches , and Mac computers.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:09

However, there are many leaks and rumours about the OnePlus 5 from the last couple of months. One of the pop-up events will be held in New York City starting at 7 p.m on June 20, which will be attended by OnePlus CEO Carl Pei. The picture comes with the tagline which says, "Focus on what matters". OnePlus has provided all the details on its website. It is also confirmed that the OnePlus 5 will be rocking Qualcomm's latest and greatest, Snapdragon 835 under the hood.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:08

Siri gets the ability to translate speech, the voice gets more neutral for both genders, the interface becomes more visual, and a whole lot more. The service uses the card already registered with Apple's Wallet app and pays funds into a new Apple Pay Cash account.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:05

Commentary: Highly profitable Apple should try to become a little more like profit-challenged Amazon in the financial strategy behind its hardware business. The price is quite a jump from Google's $129 Home and Amazon's $180 full-sized Echo. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthphones, he said.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:02

Subsequent episodes will be released each Tuesday on Apple Music and available only to the streaming service's subscribers. The 10-episode show features real iOS app developers pitching their wares to a panel of celebrity judges who then tell them whether their idea rocks or reeks.

by | June 07, 2017 | 09:59

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said preliminary information indicated the attacker had acted alone. Footage shows the moment a hammer-wielding man was shot and wounded near the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris Tuesday. She tweeted a photo from inside as the events outside unfolded. Because she speaks both French and English, Soderberg said she was able to understand the French authorities' announcements.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:01

Expanding upon the popular Micky Mouse and Minnie Mouse faces available, Apple added Woody, Jessie, and Buzz Lightyear. The activity tracking has updated as well with more functionality and the Workout app has a brand new UI. The update features an enhanced Workout app and introduces GymKit, a groundbreaking technology platform that will offer customers connected workouts with cardio equipment.

by | June 07, 2017 | 09:59

In a complaint reminiscent of the battle over the default installation of Internet Explorer almost 20 years ago, Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab has filed an antitrust complaint against Microsoft Corp. Furthermore, third party software is allegedly restricted in how it delivers notifications and must instead use the Windows 10 Action Centre, a feature Kaspersky says no one uses.

by | June 07, 2017 | 09:54

The speaker, while expected by some industry watchers, marked Apple's first new product announcement since the Apple Watch in September 2014. And it would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google. Apple still has a lot to tell us about the HomePod, however from the details shared in the official press release show that the speaker can be set up very similarly to how a user pairs a set of AirPods, with Bluetooth automatically pairing the speaker to an iPhone when put in ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 09:49

The phone has 64GB of internal storage , which is expandable up to 200GB via microSD card slot. The smartphone is available in dark grey color. Recently the Nubia Z17 came with the same 5.5-inch FHD display, and there is also a dual-camera setup on the rear with a combination of 23MP and 12MP sensors.

by | June 07, 2017 | 09:46

Apple's all-in-one iMac has gone Pro with powerful new processors and graphics created to meet the needs of professional users. The basic MacBook is also in line for a faster SSD, Apple says, while the long-neglected MacBook Air will be getting a processor upgrade to an as-yet-unspecified Intel model.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:10

It has six microphones that are always listening for the trigger phrase "Hey, Siri ". It will use machine learning to turn your Live Photos into shareable looping images and select individual clips from the photo. Not coincidentally, Apple also announced AirPlay 2, which you'll be able to use to pair up speakers and play music in different rooms of your house.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:10

Apple is expected to roll out new operating systems during the event. Portrait Mode on the iPhone 7 Plus can now take advantage of the HDR mode and OIS, meaning better exposure and colours in your shots. Peer-to-peer payments are a response to the popularity of Venmo . Finally, the app will feature a new voice that is more natural sounding, and joining that will be a new interface with follow-ups and suggestions.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:02

The company said at its annual WWDC keynote on Monday that it is refreshing the ultra-thin notebook with Intel's latest " Kaby Lake " processors, which should bring slight boosts to speed and battery life. The new MacBook will also get a faster SSD. Elsewhere, the improvements to the display are said to make it 43 per cent brighter with "support for 1 billion colours".

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:53

While Google Home and Amazon Echo look like listening devices, the HomePod , which looks more like a audio speaker, could be more appealing to audio aficionados. HomePod is created to work with the Apple Music subscription service and can produce rich sound while tapping into the artificial intelligence power of Siri.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:48

With Apple Pay now baked into your SMS messenger, you can pay friends directly, rather than use an app like Venmo. Unless Apple is changing the playbook, this is the software that'll ship on the 10th-anniversary iPhone due this fall. New features coming to iPhones and iPads, meanwhile, include marginal improvements such as syncing messages to Apple servers in the cloud, saving storage space on phones and tablets.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:42

As I previously wrote, "These services have typically been money losers for the new entrants in the space, but are seen as the gateway to the next generation of payment and personal finance services that could upend traditional consumer banking relationships".

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:38

It will be able to have more conversational interaction, with follow-up answers. But the product seems directly inspired by existing smart speakers from Amazon ( AMZN , Tech30 ) and Google ( GOOGL , Tech30). With Apple doing small things to make AI more visible and powerful across more of its devices, the company appears to be acknowledging people's continued use of impressively smart apps like Google Translate and the Google App.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:37

Additional new faces includes a "Kaleidoscope" watch face that displays a symmetrical pattern throughout the day, which can be customized using a picture from the user's photo library, a swell as three new animated faces for popular Toy Story characters Woody, Jessie, and Buzz.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:29

ABC News reports that while efforts to push similar bills in states like Kansas and Arkansas have petered out, Texas is forging full steam ahead in its quest to become only the second state in the country that seeks to police the bathroom habits of transgender individuals.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:17

Although Siri would likely be a centerpiece of a smart speaker from Apple , Moorhead said the device's design, colors and acoustics will also likely be focal points because the company has a long history of making elegantly designed products.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:12

In watchOS 4, watch faces will have complications of their own, allowing them to change dynamically depending on the day or the time of day. The updated Workout app now includes auto-sets for pool swim workouts and new motion and heart rate algorithms for High Intensity Interval Training ( HIIT) workouts .

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:07

Apple Watch-enabled equipment is rolling out this fall says Apple, while the company displayed brand names like LifeFitness and StairMaster. New faces will include a Siri Watch face, a Kaleidoscope face, and to go with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will be your favorite " Toy Story " character faces.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:03

The iMac Pro also brings along four thunderbolt ports, four USB ports, and a 10 Gigabit ethernet port - a first for the said lineup. The 27-inch Retina display is not only 5K, but can also support 1 billion colours when switched on, making it ideal for video and image production.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:55

With an upcoming software update for iPhones and iPads, Siri will learn your habits based on what articles you might be reading, for instance. This can be used for further payments, or be transferred to a bank account. More powerful 21.5-inch models with 4K screens start at $1899, and 27-inch models with 5K screens start at $2699. They'll be available for sale for $649 starting today and will begin shipping next week.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:51

The speaker also will support Apple's HomeKit that will let you control compatible smart home devices. Apple has announced its long-rumored answer to the Amazon Echo and Google Home . In terms of audio quality and music curation, the Home isn't a bad performer, but audio fidelity takes a backseat to other features as with the Amazon Echo series.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:48

Sound quality is paramount with Sonos . To this extent, it pairs a 7 beam-forming tweeter array alongside a 4-inch upward-facing woofer. HomePod will integrate with your other Apple devices through iCloud to fetch appointments and reminders as well.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:46

Amazon has made incredible progress with building up an ecosystem of third-party Skills, which has helped cement Echo as one of the dominant smart home hubs now available. Once again, Apple has illustrated how they prefer to take a step back and assess where the market is moving before throwing their virtual hat in the ring and carving out their own niche.