Electronics

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:41

Apple also launched a beta of a new build system for Xcode 9 that's supposed to make building apps up to 2.5 times faster. Going by the recent rumors, the new iPad tablets will sport a new design with reduced side bezels and will come with stereo speakers.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:21

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:08

Just by uttering, "Hey Siri , I like this song", HomePod and Apple Music become the "musicologist", recognising preferences from hundreds of genres and moods, across various playlists, and shares them across devices. Apple also assures that the speaker's data will remain encrypted for maximum security. In a nod to Amazon streaming fans, Apple is also bringing Amazon Prime to its Apple TV app.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:53

Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has stressed the importance of Apple's services business, predicting it will double in size by 2021. "A big question mark for the new speaker, though, is whether Siri is good enough to power its own dedicated device".

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:37

During its marathon 2½-hour keynote speech, Apple repeatedly touted its AI and machine learning capabilities across all three new operating system updates . The HomePod, as Apple is calling its new speaker in a throwback to the good ol' iPod days, is apparently that. Corroborating the rumours, the company also launched the Siri-based speaker dubbed as HomePod.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:38

Be sure to follow along with TMO's coverage from the event. Available in the updated 21.5- and 27-inch iMac , Radeon Pro 500 series graphics enable extraordinary computing experiences, including stunning gaming, immersive VR on select models*, and fluid content creation with exceptional performance and support for GPU acceleration across a range of creative applications on the Mac platform, such as Adobe Premiere® Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop® and the Foundry Nuke, Mari and Modo.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:26

Apple's been fairly quiet lately when it comes to the news cycle, unless you count CEO Tim Cook's recent admonishment of the POTUS-along with just about every other Silicon Valley company-for pulling the USA out of the Paris Climate Accord.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:24

And Apple also reserved special love for iPads that the company can only hope helps revive a sagging brand. Apple announced the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro 2 model at the WWDC 2017 event. When users get paid, they receive money in their Apple Pay Cash account. A clever new " Do Not Disturb " mode that understands when you're driving and will block incoming distractions is also baked into iOS 11 .

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:22

The concert featured performances by Ariana Grande , Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Take That and Niall Horan , with added acts including Little Mix , Robbie Williams and Black Eyed Peas .

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:22

Schneiderman, leading a coalition of seven state Attorneys General, announced a challenge to President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for violating federal law regarding toxic pesticides. But shortly after taking over as the agency's administrator earlier this year, Scott Pruitt announced, with no explanation, a reversal of this recommendation and allowed the continued use of the pesticide.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:06

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 08, 2017 | 04:55

In addition, Cook said Apple , headquartered in Cupertino, Northern California, now has 16 million registered software developers worldwide for its consumer electronics, including smartphone known as iPhone , and 3 million of them were added a year ago.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:53

An iPhone might be a good place to start. Neither the iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c will work with Apple's new iOS 11 software, Apple announced at yesterday's unveiling of the new version of its smartphone operating system. If you will want to purchase the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro , then you will need to pay $649 for the 64GB of internal storage variant, $749 for the 256GB of internal storage variant or $949 for the 512GB of internal storage variant.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:46

Another thing that was mentioned with the leaked description is that the Surface Mobile device will have its own Surface Pen. Beijing was once romanised as Peking. The Surface Mobile will have an exclusive Surface Pen with a dedicated key that brings up OneNote. On the other hand, we've also heard rumors of a Snapdragon 835-equipped Surface Phone , so nothing is for sure.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:18

The boy's mom called the police, who tested the powder. Latest details on search for the culprits at 3pm on ABC7Bell Gardens police say the putty-ball toy was purchased on Monday from a 25-cent machine at the Taqueria Los Altos at 6939 Eastern Ave.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:02

The second episode, The Hideaway, will transpire in an engine room with shifting terrain, and the final chapter will take place in "another secret location within The Maw". In The Depths, the first chapter to be released in July, the Runaway Kid will explore a decayed and flooded basement where he must try to escape from an insidious threat that lurks underwater.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:01

So as we await the new system's appearance sometime later this year, here's 11 of the best features in iOS 11 . Siri - iOS's assistant - will sound less robotic, with different pronunciation inflections for the same word, and will also be smarter as it learns from your behaviour, across iOS and iWatch or other devices.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:59

As the child climbed on a play structure, Thomas allegedly grabbed him and shoved something into his mouth. Police say Thomas put meth into a little boy's mouth as he played at the People's Park Playground. She said she was raped at gunpoint at age 12 when she lived in a group home in East Oakland. She runs around talking to herself. She called police and reported the incident.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:54

Just previous year , Apple caught grief for talking about differential privacy and the ability to do machine learning on an iPhone because the general thinking then was that you could only do that kind of work by collecting massive amounts of data and performing that work in large data centers.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:45

However, we are yet to know the Indian pricing and availability, as of now. The 13-inch MacBook will start at $1,300. Those machines relied on Intel's Skylake processors instead of the higher-boosting, more-responsive Kaby Lake mobile chips that launched about two months later.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:44

The overall look is how much it makes an iPad look like a laptop computer - which should tie in nicely with the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro . By which I mean, it shares its UI with previous apps like Apple News and Apple Music , and some other apps.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:33

Interestingly enough, none of the other backwards compatible games is even among the top 100 most popular Xbox One apps with regards to unique users. Last year, the new Xbox One S was clearly advertised as "the ultimate games and entertainment system", being the first gaming console with 4K video streaming, High Dynamic Range support for games and video and a 4K Blu-ray player (something that Sony was heavily criticized for not including in its latest Playstation 4 models).

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:31

Although the company has been intending to explore the market for connected homes recently via iOS 10 Home app and Home Kit, all that it needs is an ideal hardware to string everything together. Apple's updates to its text and communication features include a redesign to the iMessages app drawer to make apps and stickers more accessible to users.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:17

James and the Cavs reconvened at practice Tuesday in search of answers. The Cavaliers forced 20 turnovers compared to a finals record-tying four in game one, for all the good it did them. They are facing a historically great Golden State Warriors offense stacked high with weaponry. This lets Curry strike when the Cavs are vulnerable.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:17

Apple has now introduced iMac (2017 ) devices, as well as the iMac Pro. The source said the new Pro model might even have a new in-house chip that would improve low-power performance when the device is sleeping. The 27-inch iMac will be outfitted with Radeon Pro 570, 575 and 580 with support for up to 8GB VRAM. All of these will be available starting today itself.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:03

They received responses like "Hmm, something went wrong". According to a report by Android Authority, Google responded saying that it is aware of the issue and is working on a fix. The company representatives are trying to resolve the glitch caused to the Google Home device but Google has not yet found an effective way to solve the problem with device response.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:00

This new breed of speaker presents a tantalizing future powered by voice, where computing is not tied to a screen. Still, the HomePod is a big step up from Apple's last speaker product (remember 2006's Apple Hi-Fi?). Siri ® can also handle advanced searches within the music library, so users can ask questions like "Hey Siri , who's the drummer in this?" or create a shared Up Next queue with everyone in the home.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:46

Instead, Apple is piecing together services on your smartphone, like paying in shops, sending money to your friends and hanging on to spare cash, which will gradually undermine the need for "banks". Providing U.S. consumers another payment option, Pay Cash will allow one user to pay another user through their smartphone. They can use the digital cash instantly to send to someone, make purchases using Apple Pay in stores, apps and on the web, or transfer it from Apple Pay Cash to their ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:41

The 21.5-inch iMac will start at $1,100 and the 4K 21.5-inch model will be available at $1,300. The company also teased a new Mac Pro , which will be available by the end of this year. Keep in mind that with the exception of the MacBook Air, all of the new Macs are powered by Intel's most powerful new processors . The iMac Pro is classic Apple.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:36

The announcement comes ahead of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on the circumstances that he was sacked by Trump amid the ongoing probe into alleged Russian meddling into the United States election last November.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:37

The standard Macbook still retained its U.S. $1299 starting price while the Macbook Pro starts at United States $1299 for the 13-inch (with 128GB SSD) while the 15-inch MacBook Pro starts at USA $2399. The MacBook too has received Kaby Lake processors, 50 percent faster SSDs, and the same keyboard that shipped in the MacBook Pros a year ago. The 21.5-inch model will have Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 for a graphics speed boost of up to 80 percent.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:33

But unfortunately, it's not all good news. The special keyboard is similar to other one-handed typing features - when enabled, it compresses the keyboard to one side of your screen so that you can better type while you are pre-occupied. If you own an iPhone 5c , an iPhone 5 , or a 4th-generation iPad, your device has reached the end of the road. September may also see the company release the long awaited iPhone SE 2 , which may suit you well if you're looking to upgrade from an iPhone ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:25

The tech giant, Apple will do away with the ability to directly sign into the two social media platforms from iOS . Cook also announced that Amazon's video app will come to Apple's TV streaming box later this year. Apple is taking on Venmo and Square Cash with peer-to-peer payments. Siri will also do English voice translations for a number of languages including Chinese, Spanish, German, French and Italian.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:13

The executive, Eric Alexander , was sacked after the news site approached the company about the story. Uber Technologies said on Tuesday it fired 20 employees and was improving management training following an investigation by a law firm into sexual harassment allegations and other claims at the ride-hailing company.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:07

Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, the HomePod will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes. Another key aspect is Apple's Siri software, able to give you intelligence on track titles and other information you'd like to find out.