• Apple's New HomePod Smart Speaker Promises to Reinvent Home Audio
Apple's New HomePod Smart Speaker Promises to Reinvent Home Audio

The moves announced Monday escalate Apple's technological battle of wits with Google , Amazon , Microsoft and Facebook . It is the first new device Apple has announced in nearly three years. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependen...

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  • Twitter's Apple HomePod verdict: 'It looks like a roll of toilet paper'
Twitter's Apple HomePod verdict: 'It looks like a roll of toilet paper'

The speaker, while expected by some industry watchers, marked Apple's first new product announcement since the Apple Watch in September 2014. The moves announced Monday escalate Apple's technological battle of wits with Google , Amazon , Microsoft and Facebook .

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  • IOS 11 may support higher-quality music files with FLAC lossless audio
IOS 11 may support higher-quality music files with FLAC lossless audio

Among the improvements include the ability for users to watch livestreamed Let's Play game videos directly from a title's App Store listing page, along with assorted other video content supplied by editors, developers and creators. Hence, like the all-new Files app, customizable Dock, it improved multitasking and deeper integration of Apple Penci...

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  • Apple's tvOS 11 Coming To Public Beta Program
Apple's tvOS 11 Coming To Public Beta Program

Most of the tech community and press were tipped off earlier this year that 32-bit support would not be in the next iOS version and here we are. Siri has always been better at intelligent answers than you, accept it! Take stock of your existing iOS app deployments now to ensure critical software isn't impacted by the change.

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  • HomePod: New Intelligent Home Speakers From Apple
HomePod: New Intelligent Home Speakers From Apple

Unlike Google , Facebook and Amazon , Apple makes its money with hardware and to a lesser extent, services like iTunes, App Store and Apple Music . Apple's other PCs are all getting speed and performance updates. iMac's are getting across-the-board speed improvements and more storage. This fall, that will be no more as an Amazon video app w...

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  • Apple iOS 11 Is Incompatible With 32-Bit Apps
Apple iOS 11 Is Incompatible With 32-Bit Apps

The good news is that iOS launches usually coincide with new iPhone releases, so you can snag yourself a brand-new smartphone or a reduced-price iPhone 7 and try out all that iOS 11 has to offer. In a few minutes of - by Apple's standards - blazingly fast keynoting, Apple exec Craig Federighi followed up the new iPad Pro's intro by smashing awa...

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  • Component Makers start cranking up iPhone Production for Apple's new iPhones
Component Makers start cranking up iPhone Production for Apple's new iPhones

The company is also looking to keep delays to a minimum, owing to reports of the company's latency in bringing about the iPhone 8 , which some had previously speculated to be revealed at this year's WWDC. This year is going to be special for Apple as it marks the tenth year anniversary of its first iPhone, which calls for a "Tenth Anniversary edit...

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  • House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos
House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

On "The Fox News Specialists" today, Eric Bolling said it was "appalling" that former FBI Director James Comey leaked a memo detailing one of his private meetings with President Trump. The letter came within hours of President Trump refusing to say whether the tapes existed at a news conference in the White House Rose Garden. While his ...

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  • USA intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry
USA intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

Top intelligence officials testified Wednesday to the Senate that they never felt pressured to intervene in an ongoing investigation, despite Washington Post reporting that they told associates that President Donald Trump asked them to either weigh in on the FBI Russia probe or to get the FBI to back off it entirely.

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  • Google offers another great reason to buy a Pixel or Pixel XL
Google offers another great reason to buy a Pixel or Pixel XL

Discovered by WinFuture , the benchmark says the phone will have a 5.6-inch display with 2K resolution (that's 2560 x 1312), a 2.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Google seems to have started testing the upcoming Google Pixel 2 smartphones. Google's next pair of flagships in the Pixel line aren't expect...

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  • Bloodstained Releases E3 Trailer Highlighting First Boss Battle
Bloodstained Releases E3 Trailer Highlighting First Boss Battle

Publisher 505 Games has released the Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night E3 2017 trailer , showing backers and interested gaming enthusiasts alike what the game looks like in its current stage. Players will take on the role of Miriam, an orphan scarred by an alchemist's demonic curse, which is slowly turning her skin to crystal. Igarashi himself c...

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  • Chelsea Manning accepts blame for leaks
Chelsea Manning accepts blame for leaks

She grew emotional when asked by ABC News what she would say to President Barack Obama if she were face to face with him. No one directed me to do this. " Who is Chelsea Manning? ". "I was given a chance and that's all I wanted. There's no one else", she said. She explained that while reviewing military documents as an army private she bec...

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  • Hands-on: Oppo R11 and R11 Plus in the metal
Hands-on: Oppo R11 and R11 Plus in the metal

ColorOS 3.1 is also making its debut on the device, giving additional security and encryption features through its Android 7.1 base. On the back if the handset there is a dual camera setup which is made up of a 16 megapixel and a 20 megapixel camera and on the front there is a 20 megapixel camera.

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  • Arizona State's Ewen sets new college record in the hammer
Arizona State's Ewen sets new college record in the hammer

Vaulting in cool, mostly overcast conditions after rain fell earlier on Thursday, Gruver cruised over the bar on her first two attempts. Michigan State's Justine Kiprotich, who finished second, kept pace at 54.07, but only one other runner was able to finish beneath the 55-second mark in the final splits.

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  • Sonic and Tails Zip Through Chemical Plant Zone in
Sonic and Tails Zip Through Chemical Plant Zone in "Sonic Mania" Clip

From June 13-15, E3 attendees can stop by either the SEGA/Atlus booth at West Hall #4312 or Sega of Europe booth at West Hall #4300 for hands-on opportunities to check out new content from both Sonic Mania and Sonic Forces . "I wasn't working on Sonic games back then, but as a Sega employee I was playing it". The live stream explores Sonic ...

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  • Jared Kushner to Meet with Senate Intelligence Committee Staff
Jared Kushner to Meet with Senate Intelligence Committee Staff

The ad says Kushner is the first person in the administration reported to be under investigation by the FBI over possible ties with Russian Federation. In December of 2016, Kushner allegedly met with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador to the US, while Obama was "preparing to issue more sanctions on Russia ".

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  • Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room | Pix
Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room | Pix

Apple unveiled a new version of Siri during its WWDC keynote address on Monday but failed to show the world how it's much better than competing products from Google and Amazon . First there was Amazon's Echo , introduced to the public in 2014. One might book a reservation at a restaurant using OpenTable, for example, which is approved by ...

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  • US President Donald Trump denies collusion or obstruction after James Comey testimony
US President Donald Trump denies collusion or obstruction after James Comey testimony

Comey testified he had nine one-on-one conversations with Trump - and detailed each in memos just after they met for fear that the president would subsequently lie about their interactions. Well, I remember thinking, this is a very disturbing development, really important to our work. They come after Trump bashed Comey on Twitter Friday morn...

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  • Fluent Design in Action
Fluent Design in Action

Microsoft has just released Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Insider preview build 16215, and it brings a whole bunch of key changes to Cortana , Microsoft Edge and the whole Windows 10 experience via its Fluent Design System that was announced earlier this year at the Build 2017 developer conference.

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  • Apple reinvents home music with HomePod
Apple reinvents home music with HomePod

It also includes a large Apple-designed woofer for deep bass, a selection of seven tweeters that offer high-frequency acoustics with directional control and powerful technologies. The personal voice assistants in all these three speakers differentiate them from the hundreds other Bluetooth and Wi-Fi speakers available in the market.

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  • Apple announces HomePod at WWDC17
Apple announces HomePod at WWDC17

Apple entered the growing field of voice-controlled speakers for the home on Monday (June 5), taking on early leaders Amazon .com and Google . HomePod will go on sale in December in Australia, the U.S. HomePod is created to be the user's personal "musicologist", says Apple , learning personal preferences and tastes based on genres, moods...

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  • Apple Debuts Smart Speaker Homepod
Apple Debuts Smart Speaker Homepod

During Monday's WWDC keynote, Apple spent more time playing up the speaker's music and audio capabilities and barely mentioned that it's a new way to experience Siri . HomePod is a pill shaped home speaker that is more than just a speaker, with an A8 chip and 7 beam-forming tweeters along with a thick 4inch woofer, which delivers a powe...

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  • Apple dips after report that future iPhone modems could lag rivals
Apple dips after report that future iPhone modems could lag rivals

Another supplier, Intel Corp., is working on a modem with the same capability, but it won't be ready for the iPhone's introduction, according to people familiar with Apple's decision. Apple has previously included two modem manufacturers within the same phone model launch in part to avoid reliance on one manufacturer. What this means is that...

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  • Assassin's Creed: Origins Release Date Seemingly Leaked
Assassin's Creed: Origins Release Date Seemingly Leaked

Assassin's Creed Origins promises to be the ultimate Assassin's Creed experience based on the information in the article.Towards the end of the article, Game Informer confirmed that Assassin's Creed Origins would support Project Scorpio .

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  • GST will be game changer for Indian economy: Rajnath Singh
GST will be game changer for Indian economy: Rajnath Singh

He said that the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government worked in the the direction of making India an economic power and managed to "successfully contained" inflation . Without naming anyone, he said that such people had insulted a prime ministerial candidate who has now become the "messiah" for the poor. "After the surgical strike took place, in a ...

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  • Dragon Ball Fighters Revealed by Bandai Namco
Dragon Ball Fighters Revealed by Bandai Namco

According to producer Tomoko Hiroki , this style will give the game a broader range of expression for the goal of shifting camera angles and other functions that would not be possible in a 2D style. Video game stories from other sites on the web. Called Dragon Ball Fighters , the game is being developed by Arc System Works , the studio behind th...

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  • HomePod will be 'smartest home speaker' on offer, says Apple
HomePod will be 'smartest home speaker' on offer, says Apple

Apple Inc on Monday introduced the HomePod speaker to compete with Amazon .com Inc's Alexa assistant and Echo devices for users who prefer voice-operated systems for shopping, planning and other tasks. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less ...

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  • IOS 11 allows one device to easily share WiFi with others
IOS 11 allows one device to easily share WiFi with others

Until now, the only app able to make use of the iPhone's NFC capabilities was Apple Pay. Twitter user Devon T has revealed that iOS 11 has a new volume indicator that no longer obstructs the centre of the screen, as it does now. Developers on iOS 11 get a new ARKit which they can use on the iPhone and iPad itself to create apps with au...

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  • The iMac Pro Will Be The Best Christmas Gift This…
The iMac Pro Will Be The Best Christmas Gift This…

You can expect that price to increase as you outfit the computer with more powerful processors. The company's Mac revenue fell past year, and while well received by many consumers, recent MacBook Pros have been criticised by some longtime Mac loyalists and creative professionals for not meeting some of their needs.

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  • IMac 2017 release date: Here's what's inside
IMac 2017 release date: Here's what's inside

With the addition of Thunderbolt 3, a superior display , and much better processors and graphics, the new 27-inch is very much a souped-up version of the 2015 model. The 2017 4K model (which starts at $1,299) features a seventh-generation Core i5 processor , the better screen, and most crucially, Radeon 555 discrete graphics.

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  • New iMacs bring better screens, powerful processors and graphics, and USB-C
New iMacs bring better screens, powerful processors and graphics, and USB-C

Apple has announced that the new iMac will be available to order starting Monday via apple.com, and will be available to buy in Apple Stores starting on Wednesday. New 2017 iMac Pro accessories come in space gray. And for half-precision computation, ideal for machine learning, iMac Pro delivers up to an incredible 22 Teraflops of performance.

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  • HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo
HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

But thanks to a smarter Siri integrated into this speaker , you can send messages, get updates on news, sports and weather, or control smart home devices by simply asking Siri to turn on the lights, close the shades or activate a scene. How Smart is the Music Streaming? Alexa and Assistant are the digital voice assistants of Amazon and Google,...

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  • Apple NFC support for iOS may be coming
Apple NFC support for iOS may be coming

Other handy features include an automatic login to new devices simply by bringing it close to a Mac or other iOS 11 devices. The refreshed UI will now have a Today tab to show all the top app picks and tell you the stories behind them. The voice is now more human having an ability to use different tones for the same word. The first swipe will dis...

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  • Apple's HomePod Puts Siri in a Speaker
Apple's HomePod Puts Siri in a Speaker

In a blog post Technalysis Research founder Bob O'Donnell depicted Apple's latest product news as an affirmation that the company has not fallen behind competitors and is working to take advantage of potentially exciting new technologies.

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  • Google Home gets pre-order and release date in Canada
Google Home gets pre-order and release date in Canada

It also pushed the Assistant-powered Google Home front and center of its connected ecosystem. The Home speakers replied to the fruitless prompts with responses like, "Hmm, something went wrong. The shipping time for the Google Home is listed at "2-3 weeks" for customers on Google's own online store . It's always been rumoured that Apple is pre...

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