• Apple's Unveils New HomePod Voice-controlled Speaker, Competing With Amazon's Echo
Apple's Unveils New HomePod Voice-controlled Speaker, Competing With Amazon's Echo

HomePod will retail at $349 when it starts shipping in December in the UK, US, and Australia. The protection is similar to what Google Home and Amazon's Echo speakers already offer. The Mac will also get improved photo management, including new editing tools and better face recognition to help you search your photo library. Safari is adding au...

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  • Here Is What The App Store Looks Like In iOS 11
Here Is What The App Store Looks Like In iOS 11

Apple's next iPhone, set to come out later this year, is expected to feature a wide range of new capabilities, thanks to a update coming to the iOS mobile operating system. The description of the feature reads, "This will free up storage used by the app, but keep its documents and data". iOS 11 has a new Automatic Setup feature which will be of g...

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  • Developers Will Have Access To NFC On iPhone In iOS 11
Developers Will Have Access To NFC On iPhone In iOS 11

Various leaks indicate the latest flagship device, which might be named something other than iPhone 8 , and two other new iPhones could be delayed due to OLED screen supply constraints and other issues. In some cities you can even use NFC devices to pay your subway fare. You need to find out which of your apps are affected. I've been using iOS11...

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  • Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11
Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

But the announcement we're most excited about is iOS 11 - which will totally change the way we use our iPhones (and hopefully, our new iPhone 8 come fall). Check out the timeline below for more news! Two big changes noted were the change in the volume indicator which no longer takes the centre space on your iPhone screen, and a drag and drop feat...

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  • IOS 11 removes support for 32-bit apps, renders legacy iDevices obsolete
IOS 11 removes support for 32-bit apps, renders legacy iDevices obsolete

But Apple Pay integration in the Messages app will be largely responsible for popularizing this type of service. 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.

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  • Apple Unveils the HomePod
Apple Unveils the HomePod

Apple and Amazon's virtual assistants , Siri and Alexa, could work together in the future , David Limp, Amazon's senior vice president of devices, suggested recently. "There are too many people ambivalent about needing great sound quality and too many affordable options". Much like with Siri, Apple is just simply doing less than its competi...

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  • IOS 11 Brings Drag And Drop Support To iPhone
IOS 11 Brings Drag And Drop Support To iPhone

The public beta version will be available at the end of June and the final release is expected in September. Will you be picking up a new iPad Pro? iOS 11 arrives in fall. Up until now, Apple had deliberately opted to ignore offering playback support for FLAC files in both iTunes and iOS - though there are numerous third-party apps to do...

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  • Apple adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11
Apple adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

The feature shows a blank interface, turns off notifications while driving and also sends an auto-reply message when people send you texts, saying you'll answer later. Apple is no stranger to deleting thousands of apps, as it routinely deletes over 10,000 apps per month and launched a November purge which removed over 47,000 apps .

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  • Need for Speed Payback Gameplay Reveal Trailer
Need for Speed Payback Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Quite whether it'll capture the imagination of Need For Speed fans remains to be seen. Pull yourself back into the racing scene by building out a new crew and winning the hardest race you'll ever face. In the trailer down below, players will get a look at how the game looks, plays, and a look at a mission where the player must steal a high-end ve...

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  • EA Offers Free Access To Select Titles Until June 18
EA Offers Free Access To Select Titles Until June 18

But, there are some caveats. The trial for Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 will be limited to 10 hours, access to the Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 Journey mode will be limited to 2 hours, the Titanfall 2 trial will be limited to Gauntlet and the Beacon single-player content as well as multiplayer features, and the...

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  • Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series
Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series

The new Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series is priced from £186,916 in the United Kingdom - significantly more than the regular Turbo S's £145,773 asking price. Carbon fiber trim features throughout, including on the door sill guards that play backdrop to the illuminated "Exclusive Series" designations. Other standard equipment includes an act...

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  • India pricing for new Apple iPad Pro and Mac lineup revealed
India pricing for new Apple iPad Pro and Mac lineup revealed

This iMac supports Turbo boost of up to 4.2Ghz, and comes with 8GB RAM option. With a vast increase in the processing department, users now will have the ability to edit 4K video directly from the devices with no issues on performance.

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  • Hands on with Apple's first Developer Beta of iOS 11
Hands on with Apple's first Developer Beta of iOS 11

The smart speaker works by talking to an updated Siri that better understands music-related requests, Apple said during its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose , Calif. With iOS 11 , Apple saw it fit to bring this option for every app out there. Apple is also wise to be leveraging its Music service, said Thomas Husson, a...

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  • Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker
Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker

Their battery charge should last for 10 hours, and Apple has included a new technology it called ProMotion, which will deliver higher refresh rates for the display. It will block videos that start playing automatically, for instance, and can also prevent ads from following and profiling users. Smorgasbord is a good term to describe Apple's event,...

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  • New iPhone feature to block texting while driving
New iPhone feature to block texting while driving

More good news for developers, as Apple will allow them to reset their app ratings when they release new updates . " Apple has been warning of this migration to its 64-bit hardware for a number of years , but this news will still undoubtedly blindside a number of its customers, " Ernest Doku, a telecoms expert at uSwitch.com told the BBC.

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  • Apple's latest iOS update will render older iPhones, iPads obsolete
Apple's latest iOS update will render older iPhones, iPads obsolete

If the password is shared, it will immediately be filled on the iPhone . Whereas Wi-Fi Sense automatically shares the Wi-Fi credentials with all your contacts, the Wi-Fi sharing feature in iOS 11 requires you to manually accept each iPhone and iPad that wants to connect to your network.

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  • Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo has a critical flaw
Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo has a critical flaw

Or have we? With the almost three years old and the now available in the U.S. and the United Kingdom as well , Apple has some stiff competition in the smart speaker space. Meanwhile, despite the bittersweet sentiments from those in the know , Apple has staunchly defended the Siri platform, saying that no voice-assistants on the market today is ab...

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  • Apple is finally turning the iPad into a computer
Apple is finally turning the iPad into a computer

Coming out this autumn as a free software update in the Mac App Store, macOS High Sierra offers an all-new file system, support for high-efficiency video coding (HEVC) and an update to Metal, Apple's advanced graphics technology. While these unannounced changes are welcome and can prove to be useful, we are anxious that a few may open privacy...

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  • WWDC 2017: Apple introduces HomePod, an Amazon Echo rival
WWDC 2017: Apple introduces HomePod, an Amazon Echo rival

Shipping of the HomePod will begin in December, to the United States, Britain and Australia. The device will also help Apple get users locked into its ecosystem more tightly. "The fact that Apple is claiming to marry really great and smart audio with a smart assistant and cloud music service makes this device unique in the market so far".

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  • Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump
Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump

Trump said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never asked FBI to stop investigating. "I think he abused power", said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. "Absolutely, the president has confidence in all of his cabinet and if he didn't, they wouldn'...

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  • Apple's Newest Home Speaker; Automatically Adjusts Sound Based on Where It's Placed
Apple's Newest Home Speaker; Automatically Adjusts Sound Based on Where It's Placed

The announcement was made at the tech giant's Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose, California. But while Amazon and Google have stressed the daily practicalities of the artificial intelligence assistants that run Echo and Home, Apple framed HomePod more as a music-listening platform, with practicalities like reminders and cal...

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  • How to Get iOS 11
How to Get iOS 11

Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year. To get iOS 11 right now, you'll need to join the Apple Developer Program . The function reportedly works simply: if a device running iOS 11 tries to join your Wi-Fi network, your nearby iOS devices will get a pop-up ...

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  • DUP and Sinn Fein make gains as SDLP and Alliance falter
DUP and Sinn Fein make gains as SDLP and Alliance falter

Although Sinn Fein has made clear it will not drop its abstentionist policy regardless of the final shake down in parliament, the DUP has indicated its willingness to talk with the Conservatives if they require support to form a government.

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  • IPhones will block texting while driving with new feature
IPhones will block texting while driving with new feature

For iPhone users the introduction of the Do Not Disturb While Driving option will be a big change for drivers, while the new Apple Pay function will be handy for a number of users to easily transfer cash. Many updates found in the Photos app in iOS 11 correlates to the Google Photos platform, which is separate from its Android operating s...

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  • Apple's new HomePod to compete with Amazon, Google
Apple's new HomePod to compete with Amazon, Google

Expect a new Siri face that will proactively give you information, a flashlight that can be used as a safety light if you're running at night, and new high intensity interval training workouts, among other features. Microsoft also has announced its own speaker with Samsung's Harman business; it will use Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant. On...

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  • This is how smart home devices like the Apple HomePod work
This is how smart home devices like the Apple HomePod work

Apple also used its annual developer meeting - its largest ever with some 5,000-people attending - to announce the next version of its mobile operating system - iOS 11 - which will include a new setting for people who use their iPhone in the vehicle.

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  • Apple WWDC 2017 Announcement Round-up: The HomePod, Augmented Reality and iOS 11
Apple WWDC 2017 Announcement Round-up: The HomePod, Augmented Reality and iOS 11

When Apple unveiled iOS 11 earlier this week on the WWDC stage , one of our most thirsted-after features appeared to be simultaneously confirmed and debunked, depending on your device of choice. Drivers using the app for directions will be able to see the route but won't be able to interact with the phone or update the journey while they're mo...

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  • Honda to roll out all-new Accord with no V6 option
Honda to roll out all-new Accord with no V6 option

The Japanese automaker has released powertrain details for the upcoming 2018 Honda Accord , along with an official shot of the test mule. Honda's new turbocharged 2.0-liter direct-injected DOHC inline-four with i-VTEC. Because the prototype was an early build, however, its suspension tune, interior, and technology features were still just plac...

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  • How Does The Price Of Apple's New HomePod Compare To Its Peers?
How Does The Price Of Apple's New HomePod Compare To Its Peers?

Further, the HomePod can control your HomeKit devices. You're supposed to be able to just speak to them and get instant results - no phone required. Because, like so many of Apple's best ideas, someone else thought of them first. Amazon has started to bring Alexa to smartphones, too. As rumoured, HomePad does nearly everything that the riva...

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  • WWDC17: Apple Unveils HomePod Powered By Siri
WWDC17: Apple Unveils HomePod Powered By Siri

Positioning the HomePod as a music-focused smart speaker is no surprise, as Apple knows one thing or two about music indeed. Prospero said the HomePod is worthy of your attention. Here's hoping they at least realize not everyone uses Apple Music . It can even process advanced queries when the user says something along the lines...

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  • Apple HomePod VS Amazon Echo: Which One Should You Buy
Apple HomePod VS Amazon Echo: Which One Should You Buy

Apple announced its first ever smart speaker, HomePod , on Monday. Apple kicked off the grand unveiling of the HomePod by showing a Sonos Play:3 and Amazon Echo , with Philip Schiller saying Apple wants to combine the two to create a "breakthrough home speaker", claiming that the company has been hard at work for many years creating ...

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  • New iPhone feature will block texts while driving
New iPhone feature will block texts while driving

Apple's online store, home to millions of apps, has been redesigned from the ground up. It announced the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, TvOS, WatchOS 4 , MacBook & iMac, MacOS 10, HomePod , iMac Pro , and iOS 11 , and it was just impossible to include all the details of the new products and its software in its keynote presentation.

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  • Apple HomePod - Reinventing home music
Apple HomePod - Reinventing home music

With Siri , the HomePod doubles up as a home speaker . Amazon has heavily dominated the field with its home speaker called Echo , which uses the digital assistant Alexa. Both of the items mentioned above are now available from the Apple Store . Apple had plenty of other announcements. Aimed at high-end design professionals rather ...

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  • Can Apple's (AAPL) HomePod Outmuscle Amazon and Google?
Can Apple's (AAPL) HomePod Outmuscle Amazon and Google?

The Apple HomePod was unveiled at the company's WWDC held 2 days back, which would now add the HomePod to the likes of Smart Virtual Assistant Speakers already available in the market ( Amazon Echo and Google Home ). Schiller said the HomePod will be deeply integrated with the Apple Music streaming music service. Turn on or off lights...

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  • Turkish parliament approves troop deployment embattled Qatar
Turkish parliament approves troop deployment embattled Qatar

Zarif was scheduled to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu for talks on bilateral and regional issues, Turkish officials said. In December 2015, Turkey reached a long-term deal to buy liquefied natural gas from Qatar. Qatar's foreign minister says that sanctions imposed upon his country violate glo...

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