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Author: 0 IOS 11 will make older iPhones, iPads, and apps obsolete

Unsurprisingly, the 10.9-inch model is more compact and lighter than the 12.9-inch version. Apple tends to impress when it comes to display tech, and the iPad Pro 2 kicks things up yet another notch. According to a screengrab by Joe Duvall, in iOS 11 , the Uber app provides a disclaimer alerting users that if they select the "While Using the App" option, some features may not work while the app is running in the background, but hey, at least they get added more privacy and hopefully ...

Industry Google Home is now available for pre-order in Canada
Author: 0 Google Home is now available for pre-order in Canada

Accounts from other users who chimed in on the help forum show that the response is usually either "Sorry, something went wrong" or "There was a glitch". At its recent I/O developers conference, Google made an even bigger push for AI and machine learning, which takes form in its Google Assistant . AI is becoming an increasingly larger part of our daily lives and routines, and that trend is only going to continue.

Author: 0 Introducing Apple's New Smart Speaker

We'll have to wait until December like everywhere else, but it's reassuring to know at least that we won't be left waiting without any release date whatsoever as we have with the Google Home and Amazon Alexa . Apple lost ground to Spotify in the early days of music streaming, and its home speaker is meant to be a booster rocket for Apple Music . It also previewed the iMac Pro, which boasts "workstation-class performance".

Author: 0 Apple is assisting the United Kingdom in terror investigations

To what extent Apple has been able to help with the investigation unknown. "We have been co-operating with the United Kingdom government not only in law enforcement kind of matters but on some of the attacks ", Cook told Bloomberg . Nonetheless, his interview also touched on President Donald Trump's latest decision of removing the USA from the Paris climate accord, which Cook said was not in the best interest of the nation.

Industry Apple Takes On Venmo With Money Transfer Service Built Into iMessage
Author: 0 Apple Takes On Venmo With Money Transfer Service Built Into iMessage

This feature is available as an iMessage app, and can be invoked from the new app drawer in Messages. Its primary role will be to enable its users to send money directly to their contacts with one tap. Messenger payments use regular debit cards to process transfers directly to and from users' bank accounts. Similar to other services, a credit card will add an extra 3% fee.

Author: 0 This Is Apple's Insanely Powerful New iMac Pro

Apple also today updated MacBook and MacBook Pro with faster processors , added faster SSDs to MacBook and introduced a new $1,299 (US) 13-inch MacBook Pro. 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 .

Author: 0 Trump nominates Christopher Wray as new FBI Director

Christie made a public pitch for Wray last week, but he recently declined to say whether or not he recommended Wray to Trump . The White House and its allies have been looking for ways to offset that potentially damaging testimony and have been working on strategies aimed at undermining Comey's credibility.

Author: 0 Apple iMac Pro computer for professionals

The 13-inch MacBook Pro TouchBar models are cheaper by Rs. 1,000 each at Rs. 1,54,900 and Rs. 1,71,900 respectively for the 256GB and 512GB SSD storage variants. Apple today also gave a sneak peek of the upcoming iMac Pro , which will ship at the end of the year with an 8-core Intel Xeon processor, with options going up to 18 cores.

Author: 0 Top IOS 11 Features We're Excited About

Apple unveils smart speaker * Apple event boring but promising * Apple updates computers for pros * What's your old iPhone worth? New features such as a revamped Messages app, Siri enhancements, and a completely redesigned Control Center have users excited for iOS 11's upcoming release this fall.

Author: 0 The 11 best new features in iOS 11

Unlike those other smart speakers, Apple is positioning the HomePod primarily as a way to listen to and discover new songs and artists. The last operating system was unveiled in June 2016, and Apple is following the same pattern this year, as iOS 11 was recently released for developers , and a beta version will be available this summer.

Industry Uber Fires at Least 20 People After Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims
Author: 0 Uber Fires at Least 20 People After Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims

The executive, Eric Alexander , was sacked after the news site approached the company about the story. Since early this year, the world's most valuable startup had come under intense scrutiny over claims of sexual harassment and sexism in the company after an explosive blog post from former Uber engineer Susan Fowler in February this year, alleging that she was sexually harassed and the management ignored multiple reports during her year-long stint at the company.

Author: 0 Apple launches HomePod speaker at developers' conference

Imagine games that sprawl over an otherwise empty table , or the chance to see how a new lamp looks in your bedroom. It features built-in Siri for voice assistance functions and Apple Music integration for access to more than 40 million songs in your living room.

Industry LeBron James Gets Snippy With Reporter Over Dumb NBA Finals Question
Author: 0 LeBron James Gets Snippy With Reporter Over Dumb NBA Finals Question

I don't remember what the final score was, but it wasn't close . "The things we can control are definitely our effort getting back as well as limiting them in transition, but more or less bringing up our physicality in the half-court and not allowing them to be as comfortable as they have been the last two games".

Author: 0 Apple wants to rock the market with HomePod, faces challenges

Apple announced more of the same for its own range of products and much the same as to what Google , Amazon and Microsoft are doing. "If we are comparing this to Apple's past successes, it doesn't fit that model", said analyst Rob Enderle of Enderle Group.

Author: 0 IPhone to add new feature that will stop texting while driving

Will you be upgrading to the latest iPhone 8? If you are now using the iOS 11 beta, you can find the Offload Unused Apps feature by opening the Settings app, and tapping on General. Apple made an terrible lot of announcements at WWDC17 this week including iOS 11 . There are plenty of used iPhone 6 devices and above that are available at decent prices and will support iOS 11 and the move to 64-bit apps.

Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video coming to Apple TV

Apple said it would make the device available in additional markets next year. Most analysts were expecting something called a Siri Speaker, that emphasized the smart capabilities of the product and even had a touch screen. It most likely is now generating a bit lower gross margins on iPhones as smartphone component prices and competition heat up, but it has made up the difference from higher margin software products such as commissions from apps and subscriptions to Apple Music.

Author: 0 Apple Introduces iOS 11, HomePod Speakers

For example, the number of security orders from United States law enforcement to Apple doubled to about 6,000 during the second half of 2016, compared with the first six months of the year, the company disclosed in late May . The trend-setting company also is putting new twists on existing products as it delves deeper into virtual reality and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.

Author: 0 Welcoming a New Generation of Speakers with the Apple HomePod

It starts shipping in the US, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Due to its small size and smooth edges, it looks more like a home interior accessory that a smart speaker . Microsoft and Harman Kardon, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, are slated to release a voice-enabled speaker that plays music and handles everyday lifestyle tasks like managing calendars and checking for traffic this fall.

Author: 0 IOS 11 removes support for 32-bit apps, renders legacy iDevices obsolete

Apple's iOS launches are a regular yearly occurrence, so nobody was surprised when Apple took to the stage with version 11 yesterday. These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades.

Author: 0 Apple WWDC 2017 Conference Revealed New iMac Models With Intel Kaby Lake

Coming to the iMacs, the brand has upgraded the specs of the new iMacs, and it now features Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. According to The Guardian , its price starts at $4,999 and will be available as soon as December of this year. Paired with the completely revamped iOS 11 , the iPad Pro will also have new features like Files app, customisable Dock, improved multitasking and deeper ...

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

In the meantime, Apple did (finally) open up Apple TV to the Amazon Prime Video app- but that just means Amazon video streaming, not shopping, on Apple TV. The ARKit will be supported in iOS 11 , using the phone's sensors and cameras to offer stabilization in motion-tracking and for ambient lighting estimation.

Industry Lyft partners with self-driving startup nuTonomy
Author: 0 Lyft partners with self-driving startup nuTonomy

Boston lift Car-sharing service Lyft is gearing up to launch its next self-driving auto trials in Boston, Mass. Lyft is working with nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle start-up, and the rides will be pretty limited: just in an industrial park near Boston's seaport-and they don't have permits yet.

Author: 0 HomePod: Apple's first new product in years

It is very easy to setup a HomePod as it only requires the user to hold the iPhone close to the HomePod and it is smart enough to detect it and start playing music. HomePod's audio performance isn't set to be bad either. It also includes a large Apple-designed woofer for deep bass, a selection of seven tweeters that offer high-frequency acoustics with directional control and powerful technologies.

Industry WWDC 2017: Apple unveils iOS 11, updates to watchOS
Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple unveils iOS 11, updates to watchOS

It's worth noting that those developers who want to take a look will be able to download a preview for the new iOS 11 here. Apple also announced that watchOS 4 , the next version of its smartwatch platform, will be arriving in September.

Author: 0 Apple Unveils The New iMac Pro

It is now easier to navigate through more than half a million games available in the App Store. At its World Wide Developer Conference in San Jose Monday, Apple ( AAPL ) - known for arriving fashionably late - announced its presence with some authority by unveiling HomePod , which will be powered by its Siri voice assistant.

Author: 0 Apple iOS 11 will automatically lock down your phone while you're driving

Music-making on iPad often relies on having multiple instruments working in tandem with routing apps such as Audiobus, and the new features should hopefully make the music-making process smoother and easier. As for the much-anticipated update to the iMessage App, it's messages, can now be stored in the iCloud. If the message senders want to alert you about is truly urgent, they can reply urgent in the message to permit it to get through to you.

Author: 0 Apple announces the rumoured iPad Pro for USD779 at WWDC 2017

Apple said it had also improved voice quality in Siri, which now offers translation services as well as suggestions according to the usage of Safari, Messages or Mail. Deliveries start next week in Apple Stores and at authorized carriers and resellers. It is also now 50 percent brighter than the last generation. One feature people are particularly excited about is Siri's new voice - the update will give Siri a more natural male and female voice, as well as a new visual interface.

Author: 0 IOS 11 vs iOS 10: What's New in iOS 11

Although the smart speaker market is dominated by Amazon and Google , Apple appears to have set its sights on other players in the speaker market. Get Data Sheet , Fortune's technology newsletter. "Most smart speakers you see today are really AI helpers first and foremost", an Engadget post explained. "With AR kit, iOS 11 becomes the world's largest augmented reality platform", Cook said .

Author: 0 Apple is launching an iMac Pro and new iPad Pro models

Like Google , Apple has been developing its own dedicated processor for AI, according to a person familiar with the plan. "It's perhaps the biggest brain ever in a speaker", Schiller said . The free software, iOS 11 , is expected in September, when Apple typically releases new iPhones. "Without a file manager, you really couldn't use it as a professional tool", he told TechNewsWorld.

Author: 0 Apple unveils new hardware, Siri, iMac Pro, iPhone, iPad and Watch

As for HomePod , Apple says that while the speaker's always listening, nothing will be sent to Apple's servers until you say, "Hey, Siri". The protection is similar to what Google Home and Amazon's Echo speakers already offer. Messengers from the texting application will now also sync to iCloud as well as any Apple product, to which a user is signed in. Apple has proven once again that it's still the most handsome blowhard in electronics, showing up late to the party, and then ...

Author: 0 Can't resist texting while driving? Apple wants to make you stop

For example, with WatchOS 4 , Apple introduced the Siri Watch Face, which Apple refers to as the "Intelligent Proactive Assistant " and features AI capabilities that automatically display data that is most relevant to the user. It also keeps with Steve Jobs' longstanding use of music as a means for launching new products and services.Come for the nice speakers, stay for the home assistant.

Industry The Mist - New Trailer Proves Something IS Out There
Author: 0 The Mist - New Trailer Proves Something IS Out There

About two weeks away from the premiere of the series based on King's novella, SpikeTV has released a new extended look at Christian Torpe's horror series. If this trailer is any indication, Spike's new show will be playing heavily on the low visibility, and terrifying fans with a villain that is not only lethal, but almost impossible to see.

Author: 0 This Parent Loves Apple's New Do Not Disturb for Drivers

When will iOS 11 be available? By using the Apple Pay app within iMessage, users will be able to select an amount from their wallet, authenticate with TouchID, and send payments instantly to other iOS users. Now, there's more to that sense of smoothness than just an improved screen . The Apple Watch's signature Activity ring feature will help you stick to your daily fitness regimen with greater rigor.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

The website's description of the HomePod reads, "We completely reimagined how a speaker should make music in the home ". However, the bass was far too punchy, nearly pulsing, with this song, and while the Sonos was more muted vocally it offered a softer bass and an arguably more pleasant sound with this song.

Author: 0 Apple WWDC showcases HomePod smart speaker and new operating system

This will also see support and security updates for any iPad 4 ending, with the updated interface and operating system only aiming to take advantage of the A7 processor that came with devices later than 2013's iPad Air and iPhone 5S. Apple's World Wide Developer Conference witnessed what we were all expecting; the shift of focus to improving productivity on iPads with iOS 11 .

Author: 0 Apple iOS 11 Is Incompatible With 32-Bit Apps

The first iPad Pro launched in late 2015 in the large 12.9-inch format, but as I noted at the time, Apple didn't do a good job of explaining why anyone would want one. Over the past year, Apple has executed a number of acquisitions of virtual and augmented reality companies, substantiating his remarks. Apple typically releases new beta software every two weeks, usually on Monday's around 10AM Pacific.

Industry Google Finally Fixes Freezing Bug In Pixel Handsets
Author: 0 Google Finally Fixes Freezing Bug In Pixel Handsets

System images and OTA files are now available, and the OTA update is rolling out. Do you have a Pixel or Pixel XL that's suffering from freezing issues? Google notes the most severe of all patched vulnerabilities is a critical vulnerability in Media Framework that could allow a remote attacker using a malicious file to cause memory corruption during media file and data processing.

Author: 0 Apple unveils iOS 11 at WWDC

No Siri Speaker . It's A HomePod Instead. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the latest operating system for Mac PCs. Update: We've just got details of United Kingdom pricing and, well, you might want to be sitting down. There are plenty of others. We're only going to cover the most interesting ones; so you can go through this list of press releases if you want the news in minute detail.

Author: 0 Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

Dubbed " HomePod " the new speaker appears to have a strong focus on music, with Apple touting it as a speaker to "reinvent home music" through features such as "Rock the house" sound, spatial awareness, and "Musicologist". Apple said that makes the Mac a great platform for development virtual-reality "experiences". Did you know? Applause's community of 300,000 real humans are ready to test your software.