Author: 0 Apple kicks off event with virtual reality, browser privacy

The lack of a breakthrough device has periodically raised concerns that Apple has become too dependent on the iPhone and supported the theory that the company lost its knack for innovation when its co-founder Steve Jobs died of cancer in 2011.

Industry Apple's watchOS improvements focus on fitness and Siri
Author: 0 Apple's watchOS improvements focus on fitness and Siri

WatchOS 4 overhauls a series of everyday apps such as Music, Workout and brings a couple of new watch faces including one that is powered by Siri suggestions. It can now automatically play music through the AirPods based on your preference. The face dynamically updates with information and also supports third party apps.

Author: 0 Texas Legislature OKs expanded prohibitions on bestiality

The Texas Medical Board is among those hanging in the balance. Perry, now US energy secretary, appeared in the Texas Senate on Thursday for a ceremony honoring his father, James "Ray" Perry, a former longtime county commissioner who died late last month at age 92.

Industry New Smart Speaker Expected as Apple Kicks Off Worldwide Developers Conference
Author: 0 New Smart Speaker Expected as Apple Kicks Off Worldwide Developers Conference

Updates for iPhone and iPad: With the next version of the iOS system for mobile devices, messages will sync in the cloud. You can see the replay of the full two-and-a-half-hour keynote on Apple's WWDC site . The stage may have belonged to Craig Federighi , Apple's senior vice-president of software engineering, but the star of the show was, not for the first time, the iPhone.

Author: 0 Apple reveals watchOS 4: Siri-powered updates, fitness syncing, and music playlists

That basically just means that the watch faces have their own complications and can change depending on what day it is or what time of day it is. The Activity app is also getting a host of feature improvements. Apple has also prepped an updated Workout experience in watchOS 4 . Music Machine - As a music-control device , the Apple Watch has mostly been an awkward remote control for an iPhone.

Author: 0 WatchOS 4 official with Siri watchface and improved Apple Music app

Apple has announced the fourth major update to its smartwatch operating system at the annual developer conference, WWDC held in San Jose. Suggested news stories will also pop up, ostensibly based on topical subjects and your interests. A lot of visuals are changing: the Workout app has a new light gray and neon yellow color scheme with "tap and go" icons for starting exercise tracking; the Dock will be organized vertically instead of horizontally; a new News app will come on the Watch; and ...

Author: 0 HomePod will be 'smartest home speaker' on offer, says Apple

I'm sure HomePod will be great, at least for listening to music . But while consumers likely will view the device as the latest addition to a market now dominated by Amazon and Google , Apple has bigger plans for its new product. The HomePod will cost about $466 and ship out in December. Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of worldwide marketing, said on stage that the product has been in the works for "years".

Author: 0 Apple unveils its first new product in years with its 'HomePod' speaker

The cylindrical speaker , known as the " HomePod ", resembles the Mac Pro at 7in tall and promises to "reinvent music in the home". Two colours: The device will come in white and space grey. The moves announced Monday escalate Apple's technological battle of wits with Google , Amazon , Microsoft and Facebook . It will utilise Apple music and Siri to do everything from play music to control other smart home appliances.

Author: 0 Apple's new iOS update aims to make driving with your iPhone safer

Apple's inclusion of a driving mode for the iPhone comes after a class action was launched in the USA claiming the company had sat on rolling out a version of the software for several years. Today following Apple's opening keynote presentation at WWDC 2017 we got some hands-on time with the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a demo of Apple's new ARKit platform running on iOS 11 .

Industry WWDC 2017: Apple Announces ARKit API for Augmented Reality Apps
Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple Announces ARKit API for Augmented Reality Apps

For instance, tapping on the wireless options will show additional options including hotspot. The notification centre looks exactly like the lock screen when you swipe down. It now works in low light and supports OIS and the True Tone flash. You can trim and edit Live Photos on your iPhone, choosing a specific frame from the Live Photo as the main still.

Author: 0 NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

The Warriors answered by signing former Most Valuable Player Durant, adding a powerful forward to 3-point sharpshooters Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry , a two-time NBA MVP, and top rebounder Draymond Green . Curry was upset by his eight turnovers as Cleveland vowed to put more pressure on the ball and keep Durant from driving and dunking untouched as he did so many times in Game 1 .

Author: 0 Everything You Need to Know from Apple's Developers

What will likely happen is a discussion about software updates , as usually happens at their WWDC address. New iMacs and MacBook laptops start shipping Monday. Siri now syncs across all Apple devices with encryption. Apple is introducing a number of effects into the Live Photos feature. Back in 2011 when Siri first launched on the iPhone , it was an instant hit.

Author: 0 Warriors will way to win

Forward Kevin Durant led for the Warriors in the 132-113 game-two victory with 33 points and 13 rebounds at Oakland's Oracle Arena. Maybe LeBron, Irving playing his A-game and the Cleveland crowd would be enough for them to manage three wins.

Author: 0 Apple iPad Pro 10.5in Announced At WWDC 2017

Nothing to get too excited about, but Apple has been inconsistent with keeping up with the industry, so this is a good step. New iMac models will be available for order this week, start June 7th. Although the majority of Mac updates are based on performance, Apple revealed it is working to release one new device by the end of this year. They also have larger caches, which means better performance with more complex data - whether large, multi-layered Photoshop files, 4K video or 3D ...

Author: 0 Apple Pay is soon launching person-to-person payments

In addition, the company introduced another series of innovations, including: the ability to transfer money easily via text messages synchronized with the Apple Pay service; options to translate languages via Siri, which now is only available for some languages; the ability to share and receive playlists from friends using Apple Music; improvements to Apple Maps; storing text messages in the cloud, and more.

Author: 0 Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor

Under the hood of this device is an Apple A8 chip, processing information on a level above and beyond that of any other "smart" speaker. Apple Maps will get lane guidance for highways and floor plans for indoor malls and airports. But the product seems directly inspired by existing smart speakers from Amazon and Google. Particularly, Amazon, Google and Sonos have all been vying for consumers with varying makes, models and success.

Author: 0 Apple Just Added One More Way To Repay Your Friends

At WWDC , Apple's developer conference, Monday, Apple said Apple Pay is coming to Messages in iOS 11. Based on early images from Apple , it looks like your Apple Pay Cash account will appear as a card along with your credit, debit, and loyalty cards in the Wallet app, where you can check your balance.

Author: 0 Apple Unveils Huge Surprises Including "the Most Powerful Mac Ever"

The iPad will be a major focus of iOS 11 , and Apple is making its tablet a much better device for professional use. If Apple unveils a rival to internet-connected speakers from Amazon and Google , it wouldn't be the first time that Apple hops on the bandwagon of a technology product popularized by a competitor.

Author: 0 Apple's top new iOS 11 features

Apple's flagship mobile platform is getting another major update this year, and while it comes with the usual hyperbole, the iPad-specific features are indeed noteworthy. Passengers can override the function. Apple says its looking to "reinvent" the way we listen to music in the home. On the design front, the App Store is also getting a makeover.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Unveils HomePod and a Ton of "Pros"

Apple's Messages app has been given a subtle but important update. Apple also made improvements to Siri including making the assistant's voice sound more natural when responding to users. Apple also introduced a person-to-person payment feature to Apple Pay . Forty-six states, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands ban text messaging for all drivers, but many do not fully adhere to these laws and no state bans all cell phone use for all drivers .

Author: 0 The iPhone's Best New Feature Does Nothing At All

To bridge the gap, it's built a superpowered version of its all-in-one iMac that will be available in December. The new machine will come with an 8-core Xeon processor, with configurations that scale up to an 18-core Xeon processor and an all-new AMD Radeon Vega graphics GPU, up to 16GB of VRAM and up to 4TB for SSD storage.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple launches augmented reality developer tools with ARKit

Core to this new update is a focus on artificial intelligence, using machine learning to create a new version of Siri that learns all about you and tries to offer more intelligent suggestions. Some Apple watchers say HomePod's comparisons with the Amazon Echo are unfair. Apple is still expected to announce an Amazon rival: a Siri smart speaker.

Author: 0 Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker

But we did get a good sense of the HomePod speaker size, how it'll light up and if it'll be good enough to take on Google Home and Amazon Echo . Apple HomePod is the smart speaker that wants to be at the center of your home audio experience, and that's great news for iPhone and iPad users.

Author: 0 Apple HomePod sets sights on Amazon Alexa, Google Home

The speaker, in White and Space Gray, is being worked on for December shipping times in the US, UK and Australia for $349 or local equivalents. Siri updates the watch face with new information through the day - think calendar entries, flight information, or smart home controls - using " machine learning to adjust automatically based on your routine" according to Apple's vice-president of technology Kevin Lynch.

Author: 0 Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

But the firms appear to have buried the hatchet a little. Like all Apple hardware, the HomePod is modern, sleek and minimal, putting all of its focus on the sound. Apple has completely redesigned the App Store . Changes to the macOS - being renamed High Sierra from Sierra - will prevent videos that people encounter on the Safari web browser from automatically playing.

Author: 0 Apple gears up for big announcements at WWDC

Messages already supports some third-party apps, which is where Apple Pay will be located. Siri will now be able to perform translations in various languages including English, Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Apple Pay finally gets person-to-person payments with iOS 11. So, what should you expect from Apple's WWDC 2017 announcement? CarPlay will also stop you receiving messages when you're driving using a "Do Not Disturb" mode.

Author: 0 Apple pushes Siri to the fore at annual developer conference

The move ties into Apple's goal of improving Siri's machine learning functionality and its ability to understand your preferences and dislikes, as virtual assistants like Siri have struggled to understand more contextual and detailed requests.

Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video is finally coming to Apple TV

With Amazon Prime making its way to Apple TV, it may not be long before we see Apple TVs appear on Amazon's store. Amazon's streaming video service is coming to Apple's streaming media box, Apple TV, confirming rumors that have been swirling for weeks.

Author: 0 Apple WWDC 2017: How to Watch and What to Expect

Ahead of the official announcement, a new Files app have appeared in the App Store . And while both companies may be happy to see their Echos and Homes enter thousands of new homes everyday, their party may end soon - because reportedly Apple is also coming out with its own smart speaker tonight at WWDC.

Author: 0 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11

Before making the announcements, Cook said that this year "it is going to be the best and biggest WWDC ever". 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 past year.

Author: 0 Apple to announce iOS 11 today during WWDC, Files App spotted

Finally, the app will feature a new voice that is more natural sounding, and joining that will be a new interface with follow-ups and suggestions. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smartphones, he said.

Author: 0 London attacks: Two of the three killers identified

Amid all that, Muslims took to social media yet again via the hashtags #Londonattack , #prayforlondon and #notinthenameofIslam , to stand in solidarity with victims and send a powerful message of peace to the world. President Trump on Monday doubled down on his angry attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan , calling his statement about Saturday's deadly terror spree "pathetic".

Author: 0 Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

Apple is introducing a new platform for developers to help them bring high-quality AR experiences to iPhone and iPad using the built-in camera , powerful processors and motion sensors in iOS devices. At the event, held in San Jose on Monday, Apple touted a new peer-to-peer payments service and announced a deal to bring Amazon video content to Apple TV after years of tension between the two companies.

Author: 0 IOS 11 App Store Brings Changes to Names, App Previews, and Reviews

Supports Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil . The full description of an app still requires an app update in order for developers to change it. Instead, they'll probably be released in an upcoming iOS 11 beta or in an official iOS 11 release for iPhone , iPad and iPod touch this fall.

Industry Toshiba shares rise on report Broadcom chosen as chip unit buyer
Author: 0 Toshiba shares rise on report Broadcom chosen as chip unit buyer

He said that he had studied the case for a long time, and while he could not say that he would win for sure, he underscored that Hon Hai was confident and honest in its bid. Toshiba is depending on the sale of the unit, the world's second-largest NAND chip maker, to cover billions of dollars in cost overruns at its now bankrupt USA nuclear unit Westinghouse.

Author: 0 Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

A look at some new face options for Apple Watch. The Apple AR glasses supposedly featured sensors for tracking user movement, bone conduction audio, the ability to take phone calls with Siri control, a 482 x 240 resolution prism display on the lens, separate men's and women's frames, a 2019 launch date and a roughly $600 retail price.

Industry You Can Download Puzzler 'Monument Valley 2' Right Now
Author: 0 You Can Download Puzzler 'Monument Valley 2' Right Now

Occasionally you're presented with unusual mechanisms that require you tap-hold and slide to maneuver platforms that facilitate movement from one portion of the "impossible" illusion to the next. The sequel returns to the valley in the role of a mother searching for her child. Anyway, the game is available for those interested in it. Monument Valley originally came out for iOS and Android in the spring of 2014, but it was the app's guest appearance on Frank Underwood's iPad in season 3 of ...

Author: 0 Nashville leaning heavily on defense corps against Penguins

Matt Murray extended his scoreless streak to 72:54 with the Pittsburgh goalie looking ready to notch his 21st playoff win. "I thought we gave them a couple of freebies where we didn't force them to have to work for it and that's an area we've got to be better moving forward", Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan said .