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Apple Unveils Wireless Speaker HomePod

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In its iOS security guide from March , Apple noted that Siri communications occur on servers over HTTPS, which encrypts data between an iPhone and another device. The moves announced Monday escalate Apple's technological battle of wits with Google , Amazon , Microsoft and Facebook. Apple Is Finally Bringing An Upgraded Siri Home: One of the messages from Apple this week is Siri has finally grown up. Read More »

What Is Apple's HomePod?

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It is more expensive than the Google Home voice-activated speaker with a list price of $US129 and the Amazon Echo at $US180. It failed miserably. Not only are those two speakers substantially cheaper than the $349 (about £270 or AU$460) Apple HomePod , but the HomePod feels far behind in terms of connectivity. Read More »

Apple Debuts Smart Speaker Homepod

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The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the United States, U.K. and Australia. But the best new addition for people using the iPad in a professional setting may be the operating system's new feature that allows users to mark up virtually documents that they can access on their iPads using the Apple Pencil. Read More »

Apple updates MacOS Sierra, calls it High Sierra

New technologies at the heart of the system make your Mac more reliable, capable and responsive - and lay the foundation for future innovations. macOS High Sierra also refines the features and apps you use every day. Photos got a big update past year, but Apple's dropping more improvements in High Sierra . Support for the HVEC video compression standard is coming to all Macs, and hardware acceleration will be offered on the newest models: the 27-inch Mac from late 2015, the ... Read More »

Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

Whenever the phone is connected to a vehicle using either Bluetooth or a cable, or if the auto is moving, the phone will withhold any notifications for things like text messages or news updates. - Apple previewed the new iOS 11 mobile operating system at the company's annual conference June 5-9 in San Jose, Calif. Users can also set outgoing messages beforehand to advise their contacts they're now on the road and won't be able to respond. Read More »

Apple Wants to Curb Distracted Driving with New iPhone Setting

Apple made several announcements while introducing iOS 11 at WWDC 2017 earlier this week, but as you might expect, due to the large scope of changes made to the mobile platform, some didn't make the cut to the keynote. Turn-by-turn navigation gets the speed limit overlaid, and lane suggestions to help get through complex intersections. Transferring money was never easy but thanks to Apple Pay, you can send money from the Messages apps. Read More »

What Will the New iOS 11 Bring?

Thanks to iOS 11 , this will be a thing of the past. "We should not lose sight of the fact that drivers using the iPhone are involved in thousands of crashes", Feldman told the Huffington Post.Rod Hall, an analyst at J.P. You can search for a query and Siri would translate and reply in another language. The Files app arrives alongside the iOS 11 . Changes are coming to the camera in the form of new photo and video formats. Read More »

Apple adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

That's why Apple chose to reset reviews with new versions. It is supposed to give a big boost to the multitasking capabilities of the iPad Pro and can be summoned from any screen. It also supports tags and third-party storage providers like Google Drive. According to reports, the upcoming iOS update includes a new Wi-Fi-sharing feature that should save you from digging behind your couch to find out what the password on your router actually is, The Verge says. Read More »

Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor

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The Echo , released in 2015, and Google Home , released past year , were the first entrants in a promising market. It would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google . Microsoft also has announced its own speaker with Samsung's Harman business; it will use Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant. Unfortunately, Siri is tied to Apple Music, which means that Spotify and Amazon Prime Music aren't available (at least for now). Read More »

SiriusXM invests $480 million in Pandora

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It now has access to a almost a fifth of the company at a per-share conversion price that is substantially lower than the price that wasn't good enough a year ago. Ticketfly now works with over 1,800 of the top music promoters and venues across North America, supporting 100,000 events per year which generate $600 million in gross ticket sales. Read More »

Ohio State to hire Butler's Chris Holtmann as new hoops coach

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He has amassed a record of 70-31 and made three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances. Before Kerr returned to the bench this past weekend from dealing with complications from back surgery, Brown led the Warriors to 11 straight playoff wins as the acting head coach. Read More »

HTC's squeezable U11 is now available

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HTC's latest flagship smartphone, HTC U11 was launched in two different variants with 4GB and 6GB RAM with 64GB and 128GB of store options. I know, we should have had it done earlier, but hey, we've got lots going on at the moment that you'll find out about on Tuesday. Read More »

AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

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As for the iMac and the MacBook Pro lineups, they both are moving to Intel Kaby Lake processors and the iMac's are seeing brighter screens and more powerful graphics. System RAM can now be bumped up from 8GB to 16GB for an extra $200, and Apple says the included SSD storage is now up to 50 percent faster. The base model of the iMac will have the Intel Iris Plus Graphics that is claimed to be 80% faster than the previous generation GPU. Read More »

Roman Polanski sex victim to appear in court for first time

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Polanski's attorney Harland Braun told AFP on Thursday that Samantha Geimer will appear with her husband at a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court to buttress the filmmaker's case that he had served time for the 1977 crime. Braun's aim at Friday's hearing is to unseal testimony about the 1977 plea deal and use it as evidence to get European authorities to rescind the worldwide arrest warrant against Polanski. Read More »

Apple CEO to MIT grads: Tech without values is worthless

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Technology must be infused with decency and kindness, Cook said. I can not speak in detail on that. "But in cases when we have information and they have gone through the lawful process we don't just give it but we do it very promptly". Last year, Apple was involved in a legal standoff with the Federal Bureau of Investigation over its refusal to help the government agency decrypt an iPhone 5c used by the San Bernardino shooter . Read More »

Apple Unveils HomePod to take on Amazon's Echo

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Hoping it's not too late to the crowded voice-controlled speaker party, Apple seems to be making a big bet on its own technology and software with the HomePod . For years now Apple has built and distributed some of the world's most popular digital media players. Apple Is Finally Bringing An Upgraded Siri Home: One of the messages from Apple this week is Siri has finally grown up. Read More »

Michelle Obama to Silicon Valley: Make Room for Women in Tech

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When asked about diversity in technology, Obama explained that both diversity and starting people young are important for the tech industry. - Michelle Obama is making a stop in Silicon Valley on Tuesday. "Are you ready for that?" First up is an intelligent Siri watch face that uses machine learning to automatically display information that it thinks is most relevant to you. Read More »

Siri in your living room: Apple unveils $349 HomePod

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Apple says the sound quality will be second to none and that it features six microphones , which only listen to users when they say "Hey Siri". Additionally, Siri through HomePod can get answers and provide assistance with measurements, translations, news, sports, traffic, general knowledge questions, and more. Read More »

Here Are Some Of The New Features In iOS 11

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Called " Do Not Disturb While Driving ", the feature will activate if a phone is connected to a vehicle through either Bluetooth or a cable, or potentially using speed detection to know if a user is in a auto when it is moving. Easy iOS iPhone iPad file transfer is a common concern for many people, along with fast speed and without data loss being the two essential requirements. Read More »

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

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As far as availability of Apple HomePod is concerned, it will be available in December starting with regions like the U.S, the United Kingdom and Australia. This is a new Apple product that was announced today and it is a smartspeaker. High Sierra features will include being able to stop unexpected videos from starting to play automatically when landing on web pages and "intelligent tracking prevention" that will prevent ads from following people about the internet. Read More »

Modi only interested in waiving loans of rich: Rahul

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At least 56 persons were arrested and over 100 detained in connection with the violence, police said. The association demanded the implementation of the recommendations of the Swaminathan Committee on agriculture and announcement of loan waiver by the Centre. Read More »

IMac Pro, the Most Powerful Mac Ever, Arrives This December

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The disappointing revelation about the new MacBook Pro models is that they still come capped at 16GB RAM, which Phil Schiller explained previous year that this limit was observed in order to conserve battery life . So how does the new iMac Pro stack up to the old 27-inch iMac computer which you can buy right now from the Apple Store? It also comes with 32Gb of RAM and an SSD drive that is up to 50% faster. Read More »