Seven of iOS 11's best features

Apple has not given a specific release date for iOS 11, although we are expecting them to release it some time in September along with their new iPhone 8 smartphones. The new 64-bit A10X Fusion chip provides performance that is faster than most ... More..

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Apple Plays Catch-Up With HomePod, Upgraded Macs, Amazon Prime Video

Apple is hoping a new smart home speaker will strike a chord with music lovers - the latest test of the iPhone maker's ability to redefine markets originally staked out by its rivals. The Smart Keyboard ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Ultra-powerful iMac Pro revealed, plus faster MacBooks and macOS High Sierra!

Apple made them available straight away so you can order one now from the Apple store online and in physical stores from 7 June . Although the spec bumps and slashed prices were welcome, it was the unexpecte...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple's new iMac computers get a big horsepower boost

Both the 21.5-inch iMac and the 27-inch 5K model are getting Intel Kaby Lake 7th-gen CPUs that bring support for HEVC video encoding, one of the highlight features of the upcoming High Sierra macOS update...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple iOS 11 adds 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

Alternatively, users can also choose to ask Siri to make the payments using the saved Credit or Debit cards in the Wallet. It is believed that Siri will observe user behaviour from daily activities such keyword...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Here's our first look at Apple's new HomePod smart speaker

Again, like Google Home and Amazon's Echo, you can pose general queries and commands to the HomePod too. Google Home followed in October and Microsoft's assistant, Cortana, is also finding a home in hom...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple unveils HomePod, competition for Amazon Echo

The CEO Tim Cook announced the update at Apple's annual conference for software programmers on Monday. Users will also be available to control smart home products such as connected lighting by speaking to Sir...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple's HomePod Cranks Up the Price

It brings Apple into direct competition with such offerings as Amazon's Echo and Google's Home . At the event in San Jose, Northern California, not far from Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, Cook sa...More..

Amazon giving Prime discount to people on government benefits
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Amazon giving Prime discount to people on government benefits

The move by the e-commerce behemoth takes aim at Walmart , which has always been known for its cavernous retail spaces and ultra-low prices. Walmart also has the second-largest share of online sales in the U...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The iOS App Store is being overhauled

Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180; Google's Home speaker goes for $130. One can also use TouchID to authenticate payment transfers and revenue received through the system utilizing iMe...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple expected to launch smart speaker

The Apple Watch will also be able to connect with a new wave of gym equipment rolling out from some Apple partners, and have Native Bluetooth for connecting with health monitoring devices. Attendees try out the...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple Enters The Smart Speaker Arena With The HomePod

That's OK: The company is hoping that HomePod's audio performance, its ability to suggest great music through Apple Music, and its Siri-powered voice interface will set HomePod apart from the competitio...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple debuts HomePod speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Aside from its rippity-rappin' name, the Homepod does pretty much the same stuff all those other home assistants do, but with a more streamlined design. So, to persuade existing iPad customers to buy anot...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple finally updated the Mac Pro, most powerful Mac ever

We were on site to get a look at what Apple showed onstage. The 10.5-inch model will start at $649. Apple announced updates for all of its Mac computers at today's WWDC, but carved out time to showcase its ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple introduces power-packed iOS 11, wireless home speaker

The Cupertino company described the 7in device, which comes in white and "space grey", as a "breakthrough home speaker" created to "rock the house". It's unclear how Apple's music service will integrate wit...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

Tapping Apple's Siri digital assistant, such a speaker offers a digital pipeline into homes to serve as a butler as well as an outlet for listening to music . While the new iPad Pro models are shipping in Ju...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro may be the Goldilocks of tablets

In 2015, Amazon went so far as to pull listings for the Apple TV from its online store. Safari's been improved too, and is apparently 80% faster than Chrome, and graphics performance should be better as well,...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple launches iPad Pro with new 10.5 inch display

With iOS 11 , Portrait Mode images can be taken with optical image stabilization, True Tone flash and HDR, so every shot looks even more professional. The Apple App Store is also getting a makeover, with a...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

If the speculation pans out, the speaker would be Apple's first new product since its smartwatch in 2015. A prototype of Apple's new HomePod is displayed during the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conferen...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple is bringing SteamVR and HTC Vive support to Macs

APFS arrived on iOS devices earlier this year in iOS 10.3 , and now Apple is bringing APFS to the Mac in macOS High Sierra . The browser will receive a new autoplay blocking feature, as well as intelligent t...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple announces smart speaker HomePod to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

Some of these are more cosmetic: along with an adjusted female voice, you'll be able to change Siri to a male voice. When you turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving , iOS 11 will silence alert and notifica...More..

Microsoft brings Face Swap app for Android smartphones
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Microsoft brings Face Swap app for Android smartphones

Microsoft has developed a program to "try on" faces of celebrities. All you have to do is just take a selfie and then choose an image to swap faces. There will be lighting adjustments as well as the ability ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple's New iMac Pro Is Coming in December

Apple is billing the new iMac Pro as "the most powerful Mac ever ", but at a glance it looks like something that would set you back a fraction of its wallet-melting price tag. iMac The updated iMac featur...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple's iOS 11 to restrict logging into apps using social media platforms

Siri will now be able to translate your voice and speak out the response, which seems very cool. Smart Covers: Apple has brought back leather smart covers for iPad Pro, plus an all-new sleeve that incorp...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The 11 best new features in iOS 11

The company was expected to introduce iOS 11, the next version of the software that powers the iPhone and iPad . At yesterday's Worldwide Developer's Conference the Cupertino giant unveiled a host of new u...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple's Safari To Stop Autoplay Videos

Today, Apple kicked off WWDC 2017; during the keynote, the company announced the next version of macOS, version 10.13 High Sierra . Craig Federighi , senior vice president of software engineering, said it...More..

Apple gives the MacBook and MacBook Pros a Kaby Lake refresh
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple gives the MacBook and MacBook Pros a Kaby Lake refresh

The 21.5-inch model starts at $1,099, but you can get a 4K Retina model for $1,299 for the first time. It also introduced a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and previewed the upcoming iOS 11. A customizable Dock that p...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Amazon-Apple TV deal shows tough road to cooperation for tech rivals

For iOS, 32-bit apps are now completely unsupported. The Watch will also have two-way, real time data exchange with gym equipment. There's also a new one-handed mode on iPhone . Using a platform called AR...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

My favorite from WWDC 2017: an auto-reply feature while user drives

Analysts estimate that the ascendance of Prime Video gave Amazon a better starting point for negotiations. The speaker, while expected by some industry watchers, marked Apple's first new product announcem...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

The all-new iMac Pro , with its gorgeous 27-inch Retina 5K display, up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation, is the most powerful Mac ever made. In addition to the new iMac...More..

Three police shot, man dead after 'terrorist attack' in Melbourne, Australia
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Three police shot, man dead after 'terrorist attack' in Melbourne, Australia

The Australian leader said the attack in the suburb of Brighton had "shocked all Australians". The police arrived at the spot after they responded to reports of gunshot in the building. Khayre spent 16 month...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple Debuts Homepod Speaker To Bring Siri Into The Living Room

At its annual developer conference in San Jose , California on Monday, Apple unveiled "Home-Pod". Although Siri would likely be a centerpiece of a smart speaker from Apple , Moorhead said the device's...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 set to usher in surprises

The new iMacs will run you from anywhere between $1099 for the base configuration of the 21.5 inch model up to a starting price of $1799 for the 5K 27-inch iMac . Apple is calling it the most power Mac ever....More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling a new "smart" home speaker and device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machi...More..

Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker

Though it was rumoured for months, Apple finally announced the HomePod at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ). The unit is powered by the same A8 processor as used by the iPhone 6, and wi...More..