Electronics

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:21

The HomePod's sound was bigger and bolder than the Play:3, one of the current market leaders when it comes to home speaker systems. Apple has finally made its claim on the Bluetooth speaker market: the company introduced the " HomePod " this week to compete with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home .

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:18

It's right there in the name. However, Apple insists that its HomePod speakers won't be competing directly against the likes of the aforesaid. Here are three reasons I think HomePod is dead on arrival. But at least in the home assistant space, some companies have become increasingly willing to partner with one another.

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:09

The HomePod smart speaker, which uses Siri for assistance, will cost $349 and will ship to the U.S.in December, features wireless access to Apple Music's library. The demo shows a watered-down version of the functionality, however; instead of being able to drag files directly between apps and open folders automatically by hovering over them, aka "spring loading, Troughton-Smith was only able to select multiple files and drag them from screen to screen".

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:12

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by | June 09, 2017 | 12:11

Critics of the new feature call it a nuisance, while others think it's well worth it. "More than half of young drivers can't bring themselves to turn off their mobile phones before driving". Siri will also be able to do translation: just ask for a phrase to be translated into Chinese, Spanish, French, German or Italian and Siri will write it and say it for you.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:55

At its World Wide Developer Conference in San Jose Monday, Apple ( AAPL ) - known for arriving fashionably late - announced its presence with some authority by unveiling HomePod , which will be powered by its Siri voice assistant. Developers are being given tools to place 3-D images of objects in the iPhone camera's field of view. Airships circled above a table, an intricately rendered town below, firing weapons as they weaved.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:52

Apple introduces HomePod during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose. Apple unveiled the new iOS 11. This speaker will act like a hub for Apple's services like HomeKit and Apple Music . It will be available in home country starting December with a wider release slated for early 2018. Still, the Apple Watch hasn't been a smash hit, fueling worries that the company's ability to transfix customers had waned after the 2011 death of co-founder Steve Jobs.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:46

The iOS 10 .3, which had the aforementioned pop-up notifying of this app apocalypse, will not be released for another few weeks and the iOS 11 will probably be released in the fall. The company believes it can simply use the iPhone and iPad's increasingly efficient camera, motion sensing instruments, machine-learning software, and other parts to create a worthwhile AR experience simply presented on screen.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:30

You'll finally be able to trim Live Photos, as well as apply some other effects. You'll also need the latest iOS 10.3.2 file that's available for your device. iOS 11 has a new Automatic Setup feature which will be of great help to users with an Apple ecosystem. If the password is shared, it will immediately be filled on the iPhone.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:31

The HomePod will ship in December and is priced at $349. The HomePod has seven beam forming tweeters and an upward- facing 10.2cm woofer for improved audio output, said Apple . On the software front, Apple announced the details of two operating system updates - iOS 11 and MacOS High Sierra , as well as changes to the Apple Watch with watchOS 4.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:29

On the notebook side of things, things are a little less exciting as the Cupertino giant has simply refreshed its line of notebook to the current generation of Intel's Kaby Lake processors, while the MacBook Air gets a modest speed bump.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:15

AMD unveiled the high-performance, power-efficient Radeon Pro 500 series graphics, fueling beyond-UHD creativity in All-In-One computing. Finally, we can look forward to two new Thunderbolt 3 ports on the backside of the device. The new MacBook starts at $1,299 for the entry-level model with Core m3 and 256 GB of storage , and goes up to $1,949 for higher-end specs. Apple upgraded all the MacBook Pros it had introduced in 2016, and the 2017 versions come with Intel's 7th generation ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:15

The 21.5-inch entry-level iMac will cost $1,099, 21.5-inch iMac with 4K display takes a drop in price to $1,299, and the 27-inch iMac with 4K display will start at $1,799. Apple is also working on a completely redesigned next-generation Mac Pro, which is separate from this product. The all-new iMac Pro sports 27-inch Retina 5K display with up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:09

Another for the annals of "Android users won't get why it's taken this long", but iPhone owners may finally find out why there are small checkerboards stuck on adverts these days. Even the cheapest will most likely put a dent in your finances so it's understandable how one would want to be absolutely sure that an upgrade would help them before they commit to one.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:09

Apple is taking on Amazon's Echo and Google Home with a voice-activated $349 speaker called the HomePod . The new speaker was marketed with an emphasis on how the device sounds, and is aimed at the enthusiast audiophile who wants good audio quality and ease of use, rather than a hub for kitchen timers and news updates.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:10

The Google Home, which is a smart AI-powered speaker, has been widely adopted by families for controlling their smart home appliances. Everything is working fine again right now, but this might convince some people to pull back on the smart home devices.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:05

It is interesting to see that the iPhone 5s - a model launched in 2013 - is to be upgraded to the new OS. The newly introduced Offload Unused Apps feature, which can be turned on from the Settings menu, essentially removes apps from the device on a temporary basis but keeps the data intact so that it can revive the app again without losing the data later, as pointed out in a report by The Verge.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:02

A new Files app has just arrived and works like an improved desktop file managing system on iOS 11. The users will have to log into Facebook first in mobile Safari and then head to the third-party app and log into it using Facebook. The mode will get activated automatically when you connect your iPhone/iPad to your vehicle via Bluetooth or cable. That makes outside developers less willing to build apps using the technology.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:56

That issue has delayed efforts to boost Siri because Apple "relinquished control of data before it could be used to gauge the impact of software tweaks", employees told the Journal . However, experts believe that Google , which was a late entrant in the market, may be able to cut into Amazon's lead due to its strong artificial intelligence platform.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:55

Apple also used its annual developer meeting in San Jose, California - its largest ever with some 5,000 people attending - to offer hints about so-called augmented reality technology. Safari, Apple's web browser, seeks to make users' online experience smoother and less annoying. Apple also unveiled a 10.5-inch iPad Pro and announced Apple Pay compatibility for Messages, meaning that it will be possible to send money to friends and family.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:53

Also new with Daydream is that users will soon be able to cast their Daydream sessions onto the big screen thanks to upcoming support for Chromecast, and there's a Daydream version of the Chrome browser on the way. The story is developing, stay tuned for more updates. The Android One did not get the reception as Google expected. According to PC Advisor , the compatible smartphones or tablets that can run the Android O public beta are the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:35

By introducing the iOS 11 update that brings a lot of new features for iPhone and iPad, Apple has buried 32-bit apps. However, the report stated that most users won't have NFC reader support until Q3 2017, when iOS 11 is set for public release.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:27

One such feature is built-in screen recording . 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. The new Files app, also available for iPhone users, is a file management system that places all files on the iPad together in one place for easy organization.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:29

Apple's major annual event, the Worldwide Developers Conference , kicks off on Monday. The neglected MacBook Air is not dead, but it only got one brief mention. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, said: "Together with our incredible developer community, we've made the App Store the best app platform in the world, and more than 500 million unique customers visit it every week".

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:25

As it stands today, NFC is used on the iPhone exclusively to transmit payment requests between a mobile device and a card reader. In the long run it could even allow Apple to build processors without 32-bit backward compatibility-the space that would've been spent on those transistors could also be used for other things.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:16

Syring however assured U.S. lawmakers that America has the ability to defend itself against the North Korean threat, citing the successful test of the GMD interceptor. The US military "successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target" in a test conducted amid concerns over the North's weapons program, it said.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:08

The new app is not simply Apple's bullish dive into a field of technology that remains open, despite considerable spending by Facebook . Hopefully, Apple will be leveraging some of the AI it's been developing for Siri (and its alleged self-driving car ) to make better-educated guesses about when iPhone owners are actually driving.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:09

Stores were closed and streets empty long before dark in a usually bustling part of the capital. No details were immediately released on how or where he might have been killed . But the Supreme Court has ruled that a referendum is not necessary. The opposition and a press rights group said security forces have attacked, robbed and run over protesters and journalists.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:57

Apple Inc .'s annual Worldwide Developer Conference, as usual, offered plenty of announcements for consumers, including a Siri-enabled smart speaker ( HomePod ), the company's entry into the augmented reality space with the launch of ARkit, and the introduction of a more powerful Mac lineup focused on enhanced graphics.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:58

U.S. tech giant Apple revealed its latest gadget range on Monday, with the company launching the HomePod speaker in an effort to compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home . Apple's 'HomePod' is powered by its virtual assistant Siri and comes with the A8 microprocessor, the chip that backs the company's flagship devices- iPhone and iPad.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:54

Indian police on Thursday briefly detained leading opposition figure Rahul Gandhi as he tried to reach farmers striking in Madhya Pradesh , where five protesters were earlier killed in clashes. "They could only talk to him over phone and he promised to surely meet them after release from custody", said former Mandsaur MP and Gandhi's close confidant Meenakshi Natrajan.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:45

And finally, since working with big media files often require big storage, fast transfer speeds, and multiple displays, the iMac Pro can be configured with up to 4TB of SSD, up to 128GB of ECC memory, and up to four Thunderbolt 3 ports that "can connect to up to two high-performance RAID arrays and two 5K displays at the same time ".

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:39

OnePlus has also released invites on Wednesday and the invite image shows a tagline saying "Focus on what matters". Apart from the horizontal rear dual cameras , OnePlus 5 will also come with a LED flash, which will be placed right next to the dual rear cameras.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:42

However, what they got at The Oval was a pitch that stayed true for the 100 overs - well, 98.4 overs - and allowed Danushka Gunathilaka (76, 72b, 7x4, 2x6) and Kusal Mendis (89, 93b, 11x4, 1x6) to put on a marvellous partnership that left the India bowlers with no answer.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:39

In a move that will further reinforce Microsoft's decision to promote Windows Defender over all other security programs, the Redmond outfit has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hexadite , a cybersecurity outfit with researchers in Israel (its headquarters are in Boston).