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Author: 0 Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

While Corbyn leapt to his Labour colleague's defense, Theresa May has repeatedly refused to stand up to the US president despite intense media questioning, just as she failed to rebuke him when Trump pulled out of the Paris climate accord last week .

Author: 0 Apple's iOS 11 Won't Support These iPhones

Although Apple's new Do Not Disturb function is unlikely to solve automotive fatalities or accidents stemming from cellphone distraction, the feature's introduction does show that the company is paying attention to what's happening on our roads, unlike too many drivers.

Author: 0 Apple introduces HomePod speaker

Apple says as many as 375 million iOS devices use Siri every month, globally. Back in early May , we heard that Apple may be expanding its foray into the Smart Home market with its own Amazon Echo competitor. It's powered by an Apple A8 chip and will ship later this year , priced at $349. Using the wake command "Hey Siri ", the much-rumoured device can play music as well as answer queries and control other smart home appliances.

Electronics Apple adds new MacBooks, iMacs and the 'all-powerful' iMac Pro
Author: 0 Apple adds new MacBooks, iMacs and the 'all-powerful' iMac Pro

Previously, the MacBook Pro line carried the sixth-generation Skylake processors. They are now ready to order on apple.com and will ship from June 7th. The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro features Kaby Lake processors up to 3.5GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz, and the 15-inch MacBook Pro goes up to 3.1GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz.

Electronics On the Move: Tech Giant Apple Reveals Its New Homepod Speaker
Author: 0 On the Move: Tech Giant Apple Reveals Its New Homepod Speaker

To take on its rival Echo , Apple had always been rumored to be working on a device. Despite the company's insistence that HomePod will sound awesome, it all feels like too little too late to take on the growing smart speaker market. Apple lovers already tend to be "premium product buyers", and may not flinch at paying more for what they believe is a superior quality product, said Gartner analyst Brian Blau.

Author: 0 Apple reinvents home music with HomePod

Among the most anticipated announcements was the Siri-based voice-activated home speaker, HomePod . Apple vice president Phil Schiller said the Siri team at Apple had tuned the assistant into a " musicologist " that learns the tastes of listeners and gets songs from the internet cloud.

Author: 0 New iPhone will include 'do not disturb' while driving feature

The American experts of Apple thanks to the installation of the 10.5-inch screen has been able to turn the iPad Pro into a full-fledged keyboard . This would also prevent the possibility of collecting background data in the process as well. Without the feature in place, the users will have to go for the longer route that involves logging through mobile web.

Author: 0 Apple unveils HomePod, competition for Amazon Echo

High Sierra features an updated file management system that speeds up directory cloning with native encryption. This strengthens the impression that Apple is playing catch-up with its rivals not just in the smartphone space which it now dominates.

Electronics Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series Unveiled
Author: 0 Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series Unveiled

The rear of the vehicle has been given a modest makeover as Porsche installed a new rear apron and the rear wing from the Turbo Aerokit . The brand has created a limited-edition run of cars to showcase its abilities. And by masking off two broad strips on the centre-line of the body before spraying, what you get is dramatic go-fast stripes in genuine carbon weave - not the self-adhesive faux fibre stripes beloved of boy racers but the real thing.

Author: 0 Apple leaks, insider product news and Siri

It's called the HomePod and Apple thinks it will reinvent home music . Siri will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other help around the house. The long-rumored speaker is more or less exactly what you would expect as it represents Apple's version of a speaker/digital assistant hybrid. Apple, by contrast, has been stubborn about letting outsiders tap the power of Siri, and the company has fallen behind as a result.

Electronics WatchOS 4 Brings More Intelligence & Fitness Features to Apple Watch
Author: 0 WatchOS 4 Brings More Intelligence & Fitness Features to Apple Watch

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. With iOS 11 , the voice sounds more natural with better inflections. The newest iOS will now provide something much closer to true multitasking capabilities, offering the ability to drag-and-drop assets, such as images and text, from one app to another.

Author: 0 Apple Announces 'Do Not Disturb' Mode For Drivers

But that's not the only change coming in iOS 11 . Siri can help you learn to say something in Chinese, French, Italian, German or Spanish with a simple translation. iOS 11 comes with a deeper integration with Apple Pencil with Instant Markup and inline drawing . What do you think of losing support? "Indoor maps will allow you to see which restaurants are past airport security".

Author: 0 HomePod, Apple's 1st major new product since Apple Watch, unveiled

HomePod is controlled using Siri , the company's voice-activated personal assistant, which has, according to Apple , been trained to be better at answering questions about music such as "Hey Siri , who's the drummer in this?" The HomePod is Apple's version of a smart speaker and is a direct competitor to the Amazon Echo and Google Home .

Author: 0 Apple unveils new technology at WWDC in San Jose

Virtual reality has been described as the next big thing for decades. Apple is taking aim at Amazon's Echo . Apple has revealed its voice-controlled HomePod speaker , a competitor to smart home devices Amazon Echo and Google Home .

Author: 0 Apple unveils its speaker

Apple Inc on Monday introduced the HomePod , a voice-controlled speaker that can make music suggestions and adjust home temperatures, taking aim at Amazon .com Inc's Alexa feature and Echo devices. This is the product that will measure Apple's progress and whether its stance on privacy hinders its machine learning endeavours. The HomePod speaker has six built-in microphones compared to 1 on Siri, so response rate should be much better.

Electronics Apple introduces new smart speaker - the HomePod
Author: 0 Apple introduces new smart speaker - the HomePod

The tech giant also shared scores of software updates and new features including iOS 11 for iPhones and iPads which is due for release later this year. Apple says the A8 processor chip - the one used in the iPhone - means HomePod will be the "smartest home speaker" on offer. For the last few weeks, rumors have been swirling regarding the expected announcement of an Apple Siri speaker device that was on par with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home.

Author: 0 Apple unveils HomePod, its Siri smart speaker

This according to Apple means that no matter where you place the HomePod , it will adapt to the physical environment to deliver the best sound. In addition, Cook said Apple , headquartered in Cupertino, Northern California, now has 16 million registered software developers worldwide for its consumer electronics, including smartphone known as iPhone, and 3 million of them were added a year ago.

Author: 0 Apple confirms release of HomePod - the 'smartest speaker on offer'

Apple HomePod will release in the month of December this year, and Apple might add some more features keeping the competition in mind. HomePod might also have some unique appeal to folks who've invested in Apple's burgeoning HomeKit smart home ecosystem.

Author: 0 Apple Reveals (Apple Homepod) HomePod speaker On Monday at WWDC 2017

HomePod owners will only be able to stream music from Apple Music , and will not be able to use a third party service such as Spotify as an alternative. Set to start shipping in December , the tech conglomerate aims to outdo competitors with its already established technology called Siri , the personal assistant computer program integrated on most of Apple's iPhones.

Author: 0 Apple Announces New 'Homepod' Smart Speaker

HomePod is designed for voice control with an array of six microphones , so users can interact with it from across the room, even while loud music is playing. However, Apple believes that difference serves an important objective. For one thing, Amazon's intention is to make its Echo devices cheap enough that people can put them all over their house, Limp said.

Author: 0 Is your iPhone or iPad ready for AR?

During Apple's WWDC 2017 conference , an important Apple iOS 11 announcement was made. As part of last October's release of Apple's iOS 10 .1, users that attempted to use a 32-bit app on their updated devices were given a message warning them that doing so may cause their iPhone to slow down.

Author: 0 Apple unveils HomePod, a smart speaker with Siri inside

Opinions are, as you might expect, quite varied. It's clear Apple believe the sleek design it's become synonymous with and better audio performance (and well, a product being " Apple ") means people will be willing to pay a premium. The six microphones come with noise cancellation, which Apple claims is strong for Siri to understand and respond to commands even from someone across the room issuing them with loud music in the background.

Author: 0 Apple's HomePod Pumps Up the Volume

Meanwhile, Apple TV and Google Chromecast have both been conspicuously left out of Amazon's online retail market. Despite the company's insistence that HomePod will sound fantastic, it all feels like too little too late to take on the growing smart speaker market.

Electronics Amazon Prime Video coming to Apple TV
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video coming to Apple TV

In a nod to Amazon streaming fans, Apple is also bringing Amazon Prime to its Apple TV app. But Amazon.com Inc's service, which includes hit shows like "Transparent", has been a notable absence from Apple's hardware. Apple is introducing an iPad Pro in a new size in an attempt to revive interest in its once hot-selling line of tablets. Rumors are thin for the recently renamed macOS, but fixing iTunes would be a real crowd pleaser.

Electronics Rumors Swirl Ahead of Apple Worldwide Developers Conference
Author: 0 Rumors Swirl Ahead of Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

Steve tweeted, "Ahead of iOS 11 , a " Files " app placeholder entry from Apple appears on the App Store ". Up to now, the TV app has been exclusive to US users. For its computers, Apple unveiled Mac OS High Sierra . The browser's new "intelligent tracking prevention", meanwhile, will use machine learning to identify and block digital-ad trackers in order to keep advertisers from following and profiling users.

Author: 0 Get Two Sonos Speakers for Price of Single Apple HomePod

This new breed of speaker presents a tantalizing future powered by voice, where computing is not tied to a screen. "The focus on music is smart and Apple can leverage Apple Music to compete with Google and Amazon ", he said. It includes six different in-built microphones which allow users to interact with it while standing anywhere within a room. But it's tough to try to compare them to one another because of how Apple is positioning the HomePod .

Author: 0 The iMac Pro Will Be The Best Christmas Gift This…

Each and every iMac will now also ship with Intel's latest seventh generation " Kaby Lake " processors. Seriously, it's as if the Mac Pro and the 27-inch iMac had a baby. Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is created to handle the most demanding pro workflows. It's obvious by this point that few people have opted for the expensive, severely outdated Mac Pro when they could get a fully equipped, quad-core 27-inch iMac with a built-in 5K display for ...

Electronics Apple unveils iOS 11 at WWDC
Author: 0 Apple unveils iOS 11 at WWDC

Yep, similarly to Apple Music and News the App Store is going big on curation so that it'll be easier than ever to find apps that you'll use a few times . On the MacBook Pro front, Apple is expected to announce new MacBook Pros powered by Intel's Kaby Lake processors , which are more efficient and powerful compared to the existing Skylake processors.

Author: 0 Reasons Why Apple Inc (AAPL)'s Homepod Will be Dead on Arrival

There's the Google Home , Amazon Echo , Apple's newly announced HomePod , and even Essential has their own assistant speaker . Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home , the HomePod will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes.

Author: 0 What Will the New iOS 11 Bring?

Redditors who have already installed the developer beta are reporting that Apple has purportedly included full playback support for FLAC audio files in iOS 11. The Offload Unused Apps feature works in background and automatically removes the apps but users also have the option to choose individual apps that need to be offloaded.

Author: 0 Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

Launching this December ( let's hope ), HomePod is, first and foremost, an incredible audio device. "It's definitely a premium product at $350", said Limp. The Alexa-HomePod battle suggests that the old ways are still seen as the best ways, that incompatibility marches on and that the connected home remains a pipe-dream.

Author: 0 IOS 11 will stop apps like Uber from constantly tracking your location

However, some older apps will no longer work afterward. In addition to this, as Apple has announced a new version of the App Store in iOS 11 , 32-bit apps will not be available. For instance, the phone will be able to detect if you are driving and silence the notification and darken the screen. Maps of airports and shopping arcades will also be coming, for those who use the Maps app.

Author: 0 Look forward to deepening India's ties with SCO: PM

Notably, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a Eurasian political, economic, and military organisation which was founded in 2001 in Shanghai by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia , Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. As a member, India will be invited. and in fact, will have a right to participate. The grouping started taking new members from 2014, when India applied for membership.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple announces all-new iMac all-in-one desktop range

Workstation-Class Performance in an iMac Design Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is created to handle the most demanding pro workflows. iMac delivers powerful performance for 3D graphics, video editing and gaming, and with macOS High Sierra coming this fall, iMac becomes a great platform for virtual reality content creation.

Author: 0 Apple launches new faster iMacs, updates MacBook Pro

The 15-inch MacBook Pro starts from $2,399 and is equipped with a 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz, 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory, 256GB SSD storage, Radeon Pro 555 with 2GB memory, 4 x Thunderbolt 3 ports and Touch Bar and Touch ID.

Author: 0 Meet Apple's Echo Rival, Homepod

Apple's HomePod smart speaker has been delivered in competition with rivals Amazon & Google , using Siri voice assistant to work with Apple Music. At the event, a parade of executives unveiled updates to Apple's hardware, software and mobile applications, or apps, including iMac desktop computer, MacBook laptop machine, iPad, Apple Watch, iOS software operating system and App Store.

Author: 0 Apple launches Homepod, takes aim at Amazon's Echo

This time, however, the voice-command is an improved version of Siri . All three devices can answer questions as well as control functions in the home when the device is paired with other smart home offerings. Users can ask HomePod to do simple things like play a song or an Apple's Beat 1 Radio, or even ask who is singing or playing drum on a track. Apple told the developers they were overhauling the App Store, giving it a fresh look, and beginning to add the floor plans of shops ...

Author: 0 Apple gives a sneak peek at its upcoming iMac Pro

According to MacRumors Buyer's Guide , it had been 221 days since updating the MacBook Pro , 412 days since updating the MacBook , and a staggering 601 days since updating the iMac . Featuring a stunning new space gray enclosure, iMac Pro packs incredible performance for advanced graphics editing, virtual reality content creation and real-time 3D rendering.

Electronics WWDC 2017: 5 major announcements from Apple's Keynote address
Author: 0 WWDC 2017: 5 major announcements from Apple's Keynote address

Messages will be synced across all Apple devices as well with "Messages in iCloud". The Apple A8's prowess is coupled with Siri AI which transforms HomePod into a smart speaker system. And then, in early 2015 Apple notified new requirements to developers. The new iPad starts at $649 and shipping will begin from next week. In front of thousands of developers, Apple's announcement of ARKit, a developer kit that allows mobile developers to create augmented reality apps, drew raucous ...

Author: 0 Apple just updated the iMac - here's what's new

If that's not enough for you, Apple cut the price on the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar. For GPUs, the 21-inch iMac model will move to the Radeon Pro 555 and 560, while the 27-inch version will get the 570, 575, or 580 models.

Author: 0 Apple Introduces New "Do Not Disturb while Driving" Feature for iPhone

The HomePod is expected to go on sale in December at $349. But, this minor update making the iPhone so much more user-friendly looks like something Apple would do, and the same will not be more complicated than this. The lock screen and notifications window will be merged while the App store is also getting a revamp and will be launched along with iOS 11 later this year.

Electronics IMac Pro: Apple's $4999 Mac for the pros
Author: 0 IMac Pro: Apple's $4999 Mac for the pros

The 2015 5K iMac's ($1,999) Intel Core i5-4590 processor is certainly older now, so there's no question the more recent Kaby Lake CPUs will make a big difference in speed and wait times. The announcement is one of several refreshes Apple has made to the Mac lineup during its conference, which typically focuses on hardware more than software.

Electronics Little Nightmares DLC Expansion Pass Secrets of the Maw Announced
Author: 0 Little Nightmares DLC Expansion Pass Secrets of the Maw Announced

Well, if you were looking to go back to the dark and eerie world created by Tarsier Studios I have some good news for you. Apparently, the DLC will offer a new perspective on Six's journey as well. In November, players will be taken to The Hideway, a machine-themed section where the Nomes reside. Players will follow The Runaway Kid's journey across three chapters located in The Depths, The Hideway , and a now unrevealed location.

Author: 0 Apple Downplays Echo Rivalry with its Audio-Focused HomePod Speakers

Apple also revealed Amazon will be making an app for its video service for the Apple TV device this year , filling one of the major gaps on Apple's streaming TV device. 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.

Author: 0 Draymond Green: Warriors 'understand the task ahead'

These Warriors are not even LeBron James's most recent attempt at a super team, this time with the Cleveland Cavaliers . All of that to say: The league is always shifting and as the Warriors' core ages into its 30s, and the core groups of other teams enter their primes, Golden State will still be favored, but might not sweep its way through the postseason easily.

Author: 0 Apple Unveils New 13 Inch MacBook Pro At WWDC 2017

This new model isn't just a better version of the 27-inch model-it's both the most powerful Mac ever made and one of the most expensive. The company now allows users to replace the RAM on its 27-inch 5K iMac model, but not on the 21.5-inch one.