Electronics

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:42

It's Apple's annual developer conference, WWDC, where they've historically announced some of their biggest products updates, before shuttling attendees to surprise shows like an advanced screening of Finding Nemo (in 2003), or a Jimmy Eat World concert (2004, obviously).

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:20

Originally spotted by Cydia Geeks , when enabled, the Offload Unused Apps feature will remove apps that you never use, while keeping their documents and data on your device. This really shouldn't come as a shock to most of us who follow technology news . iMessages continue to be one of the biggest iPhone and iPad features that Apple offers.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:41

Apple suggested that the HomePod had been 4 years in the making. Cook points out how music is embedded the company's DNA. It will work closely with your Apple Music subscription, and will have access to your playlists and a vast 40 million music library, to pull in more recommendations based on listening preferences.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:39

Both get advanced display with ProMotion technology and the new A10X Fusion chip . iPad gets even more productive with iOS 11 coming this fall, adding features like Files app, customizable Dock, improved multitasking and deeper integration of Apple Pencil.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:39

Under the hood of this device is an Apple A8 chip, processing information on a level above and beyond that of any other "smart" speaker. The firm said Siri will now better understand follow-up questions and scheduling as well as handle language translation for the first time.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:34

Apple's new operating system for iPhones and iPads , IOS 11 , also created lots of excitement. Siri is getting a new voice on the iPhone - and will come with a male option for the first time. Apple plans to begin shipments next week. 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.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:29

Apple unveiled the HomePod at its developers conference on Monday. Apple has given Siri new male and female voices, described as more natural and expressive, and added abilities such as translating English phrases into Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:30

It's no secret that the iPad has cooled off over the past couple of years. Or maybe it's because Apple wants to capitalize on a different part of the market . Apple's HomePod smart speaker revealed today at WWDC already looks better than both other options available in the market. It also features a four-inch woofer and seven beam-tweeters, while the system also utilizes spatial awareness in order to adjust the sound that it projects to the room that it has been installed in.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:32

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription and featuring built-in Siri technology, the nearly 7-inch HomePod will come in white and Space Gray. The PC market, where Apple is fourth, grew less than 1 percent in the first quarter, compared to a year earlier, according to research firm IDC.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:29

We'll also be able to look forward to faster SSDs in these new MacBooks, along with faster standard graphics in the 15-inch model. The tablets now feature what Apple calls the world's most advanced display with ProMotion technology and new A10X Fusion chip to immensely boost performance.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:22

The whole line moved to the 7th generation Intel Core processors, said John Ternus , vice president of hardware engineering at Apple. The cylindrical Mac Pro was a gorgeous feat of engineering, but that lovely design also made it tough to update the thing with new components regularly.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:18

Apple's speaker will be launching in the USA, U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year. Apple described iOS 11 as "the biggest software releases ever for iPad, with powerful multitasking features". The new thing is that it automatically displays all the important information with the same type of intelligence that is applied to iOS, and the access to Siri is very easy.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:17

Lyft also recently announced a deal with Waymo , the self-driving auto unit of Google parent company Alphabet , but details on that team-up have been even harder to come by than Lyft's deal with nuTonomy. They also announced a similar deal with Alphabet's Lyft last month . The research and development pact will focus on understanding and perfecting the "end-to-end experience" of autonomous vehicle passengers, according to a press release.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:07

All of which is nice, but what really blew us away in the WWDC 2017 demo was the app's new editing smarts. Apple also announced that watchOS 4 , the next version of its smartwatch platform, will be arriving in September. Unlike its previous editions, this new High Sierra is just a smooth update without new features. That said, however, Apple has a large and powerful user base, and the fact that it is using that power to remove certain forms of advertising-and tools that ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:00

Drag an app from the Dock to the side of the display and that triggers Slide Over, which can quickly be converted into the two-up Split View. The mode in the updated OS turns an iPhone's screen black and stops a user from replying to messages.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:58

Users can allow certain contacts to get through so "you have the peace of mind that you can get contacted", Federighi said . I've installed the iOS 11 Beta on my iPhone and iPad mini and assumed that it was extensible. Additionally, you can receive and send payments via iMessage, so no additional third-party apps are required. She's already good, but Apple insists that through machine learning and artificial intelligence, Siri will leanr more about how to please you with personal ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:59

This involves the intonation, pitch, emphasis and tempo. The Apple Watch can also be used to send money to fellow iOS users through Apple Pay. While that might work in China, it is because users are generally cleverer than Apple users in the USA who found the process of finding and installing other apps in Messages was taxing their tiny brains.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:54

This also means that if you delete a conversation it is deleted across all devices. Apple could also let the iPhone's NFC chip support transit passes or workplace keycards. This has led to the introduction of a 120Hz refresh rate for reduced response times. CHINESE consumers will enjoy localized optimization features in Apple's next-generation operating system for its iPhones in the autumn, the company said yesterday.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:47

It has a 4-inch woofer with a custom amplifier as well as seven beamform tweeters, each with individual drivers. Specifically, investors bought up shares as Apple revealed steps it is taking to improve the web browsing experience by combating annoying autoplay videos and consumer tracking software.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:46

Apple is also bringing the ability to send money to friends or other people through its payment service, Apple Pay. You just have to authenticate the transaction with your fingerprint. With the company planning as many as 10 original television series by the end of this year, the update will make video content far more prominent, Apple's music guru Jimmy Iovine told Bloomberg in April.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:45

The iMac Pro is an entirely new workstation-class product line designed for pro users with the most demanding workflows. But he saw a big negative - it is more expensive. "There's a lot of stuff that's being demoed out there by other companies, but here they're actually providing us with the tools, " said Max Goedjen, a software developer for the Walt Disney Co .

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:39

A mutilated woman and a winged man spewing moths are just two of the disturbing images in the trailer for Spike TV's new Stephen King adaptation series, The Mist , Rolling Stone said. The Mist premieres on June 22 . Family, friends and adversaries become unusual bedfellows, battling the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting to maintain morality and sanity as the rules of society break down.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:20

For the first time ever on a Mac, iMac Pro features 10Gb Ethernet for up to 10 times faster networking. The dock hides much like it does for fullscreen Mac apps, too. This will allow developers to add this type of feature easily to their apps. The company "can't afford to yield valuable real-estate in the heart of people's homes to Amazon, Google and others", said Geoff Blaber, research analyst at CCS Insight.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:20

I'm sure many customers will buy multiple speakers for their home . Apple also announced the next version of its mobile operating system - iOS 11 - which will include a new setting for people who use their iPhone in the auto. Their speakers sound wonderful, with deep bass, crisp and clean highlights and plenty of punch. On the surface, the name sounds nearly nothing like a high-fidelity music device, but under the hood the unit features a plethora of multitasking commands all natively ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:18

With this new suite, Apple came up with an updated version of Pokemon Go , that was streamed live at the conference. Apple announced on Monday a new iOS 11 featured called " Do Not Disturb While Driving " that mutes notifications and sends automatic replies if you receive a message while driving.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:13

The point of a public beta is to find bugs developers have not yet uncovered, so if you have an older iOS device you can afford to upgrade with possibly buggy software, this is an interesting side project for iOS fans. "Cook mentioned that Apple has been investing considerably in both virtual and augmented reality and that the tech giant remains committed to the field's development "for the long run" as he believes that it is" a great commercial opportunity".

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:17

The HomePod is expected to sell for $349 and be available in December in the USA, U.K., and Australia. Research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the US are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than double its estimate from last year.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:15

Apple has also confirmed that it's working on a new version of the Mac Pro, though there are no specs for this as yet. At the event, Apple also showcased the Messages app that stores your messages - all end-to-end encrypted - in iCloud , which means no more storage problem due to the tonnes of messages that you haven't deleted since forever.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:12

A post on Google's product forums confirms that the fix "should address numerous freezing issues that have been reported". "My Pixel XL 128GB react is not a coincidence", one said. The Samsung Internet Browser has been around since over a year ago but it was launched as an exclusive app for Samsung mobile devices. For Pixel C the build number is N2G47W, for Nexus 5X , Nexus 6 , Nexus 6P the build numbers are N2G47W, N6F27E, N2G47W, for Nexus Player build number is N2G47X and for ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:16

There was a time when the stylus was an ordinary accessory which nobody wanted to use, but after Samsung's continued investments in the S Pen and Microsoft betting big on the Surface Pen, several tech giants have initiated work on their own pens with increased pace.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:12

Yes, Sonos speakers will start working with Amazon Alexa later this year, but Apple has characteristically blended the two ideas - high-end speaker with voice control - in the HomePod . In contrast, reviewers have panned the sound quality of both the Google and Amazon speakers. 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 | 12:11

Comey believed Sessions should protect the Federal Bureau of Investigation from White House influence, the officials said, according tothe Times , and pulled him aside after a meeting in February to tell him that private interactions between the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and the president were inappropriate.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:12

The HomePod , Apple says, is a wireless speaker that uses "spatial awareness" to adjust its output to the shape of its surroundings. A new visual interface has also been created for Siri that will provide follow-up questions that users can trigger with simple a tap, as well as displaying multiple results.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:11

The conference is typically devoted to software updates and this year, Apple released a series of new features and updates for the iPhone , the iPad , Mac and the Apple Watch - including an augmented-reality kit for developers aimed at making the iPhone "the largest AR platform in the world".

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.