Electronics

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:09

Keeping the storage constraints in mind, Apple also introduced a new technology called High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF) that reduces the file size of every photo taken with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The moves announced Monday escalate Apple's technological battle of wits with Google, Amazon , Microsoft and Facebook. "Siri understands context, your interests, and how you use your device", Mashable quoted Craig Federighi as saying.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:02

To get Apple's latest mobile OS, you have three options: become an Apple developer and try the beta; wait for the public beta in July; or wait for the final, stable version that arrives in the fall. This major update from Apple's mobile operating system brings a lot of new features. "Together with iOS 11 these new iPad Pro models will radically change what users can do with iPad".

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:00

With school out and summer break giving kids more time to spend on the Internet, it's a great time to introduce Be Internet Awesome: a new way to encourage digital safety and citizenship. According to Google , Be Internet Awesome will focus on topics that are relevant to all ages, despite being a programed designed for kids. My team and I will continue Google's work to make the Internet a safer, more positive place for kids, and this is an exciting new chapter in our ongoing efforts.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:59

He says Amazon video will soon be available on Apple TV. Apple has announced a new feature for iPhones to encourage safer driving by blocking notifications. Apple was sued six months ago in relation to a case involving a fatal auto crash blamed on a teenage driver using the company's FaceTime video calling app.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:56

Tapping Apple's Siri digital assistant, such a speaker is expected to serve as a butler as well as an outlet for listening to music. It's a smart wireless speaker powered by the Siri AI that seems created to compete with the likes of Amazon's Alexa and Google's Home speaker.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:53

Apple also made improvements to Siri including making the assistant's voice sound more natural when responding to users. But more importantly, the security remains encrypted. On-device learning will be more proactive and offer suggestions based upon your usage of Messages, Safari, News and Mail. One thing we know: augmented reality nearly always makes for a cool demo, even in its simplest form as when an Apple executive made a faux steaming cup of coffee appear on an otherwise barren ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:53

The new iMac Pro is a Xeon-powered workstation class computer that's created to compete with workstations now available from HP and Dell. The iMac is getting a refresh. Weighing just two pounds and measuring 13.1mm thin, MacBook is the thinnest and lightest notebook for all-day, on-the-go computing. The iPad Pro has been made available in a third size as Apple attempts to strengthen its hold on the tablet market.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:49

Apple lost ground to Spotify in the early days of music streaming, and its home speaker is meant to be a booster rocket for Apple Music. Apple appears poised to unveil a voice-activated, internet-connected speaker that would create a new digital pipeline into people's homes.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:49

Besides playing music, Apple's Siri digital assistant will also respond to requests for information and other help around the house. The protection is similar to what Google Home and Amazon's Echo speakers already offer. Only the most recent messages will be kept on the device to save storage space. The iPhone screen will also be locked to prevent drivers from using many of their apps while driving.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:45

Apple's Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi announced the new feature as part of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose. Ok. This is the biggie for existing iPhone and iPad users. And, there's the new and weird looking iOS Control Center . The new OS features a proactive Siri watch face that displays the information users need most throughout the day, personalised Activity coaching and an entirely new music experience.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:43

This might be the strongest indication yet that Apple is finally ditching the home button and the large space it takes up on the front of the handset could actually be taken over by the display, providing users with more surface area. Joswiak said that, together with iOS 11, the new iPad Pro "will radically change what users can do with iPad". The new iPad Pro 10 .5 will replace the 9.7-inch tablet , lining up alongside the company's remaining 12.9-inch tablet.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:39

Siri will be able to perform translations in various languages including English, Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish. If users could ask Alexa to conduct shopping searches for them and show options through Fire TV, the TV would serve as a good visual addition to the smart assistant.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:38

The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. It's a smart wireless speaker powered by the Siri AI that seems created to compete with the likes of Amazon's Alexa and Google's Home speaker. So far, the service has limited payments to purchases of products and services from companies and other organizations. In addition to exciting new features incorporated into the latest flagship devices, the upcoming iOS 11 - with Apple calling it "the ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:34

The page also includes a list of installed apps sorted by size. The design features more bold headers - a theme throughout iOS 11 , actually - and reviews are highlighted much higher up. Apple Pay- Apple Pay has added a feature of person to person payments and is also integrated with iMessage app. Make sure you're comfortable with that before signing up.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:31

Google is preparing to release Android O to Android users, and, as per the custom, Google's very own devices get the update before everyone else (even carrier models like the Verizon Pixels). After Nougat, Marshmallow is evidently the second-largest version running across Android devices. The data didn't show Android versions with less than 0.1 percent distribution.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:24

Google is spearheading an educational campaign to teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other trouble. The feature , which is called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", will come as part of Apple's upcoming iOS 11 software.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:20

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. The feature, called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", will be part of Apple's iOS 11, a new version of the operating software for Apple mobile devices.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:20

On the topic of iPads, we discuss some of the new additions to the iPad Pro 10.5-inch such as a 120Hz screen and OS-specific functionality like drag and drop. When you say "Hey Siri", it starts listening for your command or question. Apple is expected to reveal some iOS 11 secrets and awesome new features, set to hit our iPhones later this year.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:11

It's also a helpful home assistant, and can be integrated with Apple's HomeKit . Apple has also considered including sensors that measure a room's acoustics and automatically adjust audio levels during use, one of the people said. Apple also may introduce its next Mac computer, along with the next operating system powering the machine. Jump to 3 months later... we get that feeling of deja-vu looking at Apple's latest release.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:09

Joel Feldman also lost his daughter to a distracted driver in 2009 and founded the advocacy group End Distracted Driving. The new feature has been welcomed by road safety groups who praised the move to reduce distraction at the wheel. It uses Bluetooth or WiFi to detect that you are moving in a auto, and will suggest turning on the feature. In fact, it's a major reason we don't switch from the iPhone to Android .

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:05

Apple says the machine is fast enough for real-time 3D rendering, code compiling and designing virtual reality content. As for the A1670 (Wi-Fi only) and A1671 (cellular), the two could be the new iPad Pro 2. During today's WWDC in San Jose, Apple announced WatchOS 4, a major system update for its smartwatch that will add support for Siri and a revamped user interface to bring users information more efficiently.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:53

The 15-inch MacBook Pro now comes with more powerful discrete graphics in its standard configuration. Apple also confirmed that the entry level iMac models will have the Intel Iris Plus Graphics which is up to 80 percent faster graphics than the previous generation.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:52

The arrival of Amazon Prime Video later this year will introduce Apple TV users to Amazon's growing library of original programming, which includes hits like Transparent , American Gods , Catastrophe and The Grand Tour , the new motoring show launched last year by Amazon, starring former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:54

The number of users of iMacs will surely goes high after this new iMac Pro as this new update brings a number of improvements to the design and other features of the device. Accordingly, all GPUs utilized in the MacBook Pro and new iMac feature AMD's "asynchronous compute technology, updated shader engines, enhanced memory compression and new geometry capabilities".

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:52

While the Echo and Home aren't known for great sound quality, Apple engineers - presumably with some help from Beats engineers - built the HomePod for high-fidelity audio quality. It can give you the news and weather updates as well as controlling devices attached to your Apple HomeKit , such as Philips Hue light bulbs and smart thermostats, with simple commands, such as "Turn off the lights in the bedroom", or "Turn the heat up a few degrees".

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:36

It will automatically give them a prompt to follow the URL. Apple is partnering with LifeFitness, StairMaster, Schwinn, and a few other makers of cardio equipment to add the technology into their machines, but it likely won't start showing up in gyms until this fall .

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:37

Apple Music is getting more social - Apple must really miss Ping! - and Apple is making it easier for developers to embed Apple Music into other apps and services. There are new workout updates, like one that can tell when you're swimming and reach the end of the lane. Apple also has some big new tools for developers, including AR Kit for augmented-reality apps, which Apple is calling the "largest AR platform in the world".

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:37

Meanwhile, the 27-inch iMac gets upgraded to Radeon Pro 570/575/580 graphics, which are being touted as ideal for VR content creation. macOS Sierra is getting support for Valve VR and Unreal Engine's VR Editor. Will you be placing your order for the most powerful machine that Apple has made to date? Coming to the hardware specifications, the new machine will have a base model that will feature an Intel 8-core Xeon processor.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:29

The 10.5in iPad Pro gets a new A10x Fusion brain, which Apple reckons is more powerful than many current (non-Apple) laptops. The iMac Pro is created to be Apple's flagship desktop machine. The device comes out with 3 thunderbolt 3 ports, as well as supports 10-Gigabit Ethernet. Apple just overhauled their entire iMac lineup with better graphics , faster processors , and a killer new display .

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:25

This new feature extends the use of the existing "do not disturb" option that can be accessed by the settings screen. Here's how Apple's HomePod compares to Amazon Echo. "It's time for a more modern file system", said Federighi. New iMacs released Monday are getting better displays and graphics capabilities. Safari is adding autoplay blocking, so loud videos don't start playing without your approval.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:24

Going head-to-head with Google Home's speech recognition or Amazon Echo's voice command developer ecosystem could have been disastrous. Critics have accused Apple of being behind the curve on smart speakers, which are powered by artificial intelligence systems, leading to fears that it could miss out on the generation of gadgets that could follow the smartphone.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:24

Apple said is the "most modern desktop for pro customers". The iMac Pro won't be the only Apple device getting discrete graphics. All models receive upgrades to Intel's 7th Generation Kaby Lake processors. "We're thrilled to give developers and customers a sneak peek at iMac Pro". In a surprise move, Apple also took the wraps off what it's calling the iMac Pro , the first-ever iMac to bear that moniker.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:23

Victor had apparently provided a federal report published barely a month ago to The Intercept , an online news portal focused on national security issues, which published a detailed report on a hacking operation tied closely to Moscow's GRU intelligence directorate that targeted private United States companies providing voter registration services and equipment to local governments.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:22

Ariana Grande isn't done raising money just yet. More than $A17 million has been raised for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund so far, with over $A3 million raised within three hours of the benefit concert . The singer had been named in promotion for the charity gig on Sunday but never took to the stage, leaving confused fans fuming that he hadn't attended the event.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:19

Bridgeway Cap Mngmt reported 221,600 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. The stock of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) registered an increase of 20.61% in short interest. It has outperformed by 45.74% the S&P500. Finally, Macquarie upgraded Caesars Entertainment Corp from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $10.00 to $13.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 20th.