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

Although Siri would likely be a centerpiece of a smart speaker from Apple , Moorhead said the device's design, colors and acoustics will also likely be focal points because the company has a long history of making elegantly designed products. [Full Article...]

Apple's New iPad Pro Takes a Stride Towards Killing Bezels Good

The Apple Store going down is one of them. Apple's new True Tone panel is a true high-performer, featuring a wide color gamut, ultralow reflectivity, an impressive 600 nit peek brightness and HDR support. Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. We'll also probably get updates to the company's lesser platforms, like watchOS and tvOS. [Full Article...]

Apple just unveiled an iPad with a brand new screen size

The company introduced three new watch faces today. The new WatchOS will include refined workout apps , including HIIT workouts and advanced swim tracking, including the length of your swim stroke. Apple says the machine is fast enough for real-time 3D rendering, code compiling and designing virtual reality content. The new iPad Pro is displayed during the 2017 Apple Worldwide Develop... [Full Article...]

WWDC 2017: macOS High Sierra announced

Apple normally needs to restrict some features from older devices due to hardware constraints. First, Apple highlighted its ARKit tool for developers, allowing them to build AR experiences for iOS users more easily. Machine learning powers much of the OS and is responsible for the new "intelligent tracking prevention" in Safari . Refinements to the Apps Mac Users Love ● Photos: Photos in... [Full Article...]

WWDC 2017: Apple unveils virtual reality, browser privacy features on Macs

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. One-handed keyboard mode on iPhone makes typing on the go even easier and a new QuickType keyboard on iPad delivers quick access to numbers, symbols and punctuation. [Full Article...]

WWDC 2017: Apple launches iOS 11, updates to watchOS

Yes, you can finally type to Siri instead of talking. Created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs, " HomePod " provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music. [Full Article...]

The 11 best new features in iOS 11

Regarding the new keyboard option, Apple has a small write-up on the feature on its brand new iOS 11 feature page. The new model will begin shipping on Monday. The Siri watchface uses machine learning to determine what information is most useful to you at a given point in time. For example, as Siri learns topics or places a user is interested in while browsing Safari, they will be suggested wh... [Full Article...]

Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

Siri will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other help around the house. Soon, Apple will introduce a new iPhone feature that will do away with that annoying - and unsafe - urge to look at a text message while you're driving. [Full Article...]

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

In the Camera app, Portrait Mode images can now be taken with optical image stabilization, True Tone flash and HDR. All the money received will get paid to a user's Apple Pay Cash account. Apple has introduced indoor mapping to its Maps app in iOS 11. The update adds a speed limit guidance and lane navigation. With the next version of the iOS system for mobile devices, messages will sync in th... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Launches Face Swap App that Puts Your Face at Strange Places

Microsoft Launches Face Swap App that Puts Your Face at Strange Places According to the company, this app "began as an exploration of facial recognition technology " developed by the company's research division. After that 3D model is made, the face can then be applied to various images from Bing, eliminating the need to snap a secondary image with which to swap faces. [Full Article...]

Apple's iMac goes Pro in 2017 — Look out Surface

The monster machine will have an eight-core Xeon processor, an AMD Radeon Vega GPU with 16GB RAM, 10-gigabit Ethernet, up to 128GB ECC memory and 4TB 3Gbps SSDs, and a 5K Retina Display, with options for 10- and 18-core (!) Xeon processors as well. [Full Article...]

IPad Pro Gets More Professional

The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will start at $1,799 and the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will go for $2,399. The all-in-one devices will also feature up to 32GB and 64GB of RAM for the 21.5- and 27-inch devices, respectively, alongside up to 2TB of SSD storage that is 50% faster compared to the previous generation. [Full Article...]

Apple Announces 'Mac OS High Sierra'

External graphics . High Sierra now also supports external graphics docks natively, which means you can buy compatible Thunderbolt 3 docks, stick a graphics card in it and get a major graphics boost on your laptop. "But your privacy is protected". Safari's new Intelligent Tracking Prevention will remove tracking data that allows third parties to access your browsing history. [Full Article...]

Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) 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 (AMZN.O) Alexa feature and Echo devices. It will require new apps and updates submitted to the Mac App Store to support 64-bit apps in 2018 ... iOS 11 will be available in the fall . In an effort to support rea... [Full Article...]

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google Apple's iPhone 5s will also be getting the bump from iOS 10 to iOS 11 . Developers will keep an eye out for hints about new capabilities in the next iPhone, such as so-called augmented reality , in which digital information is overlaid on real-world images. [Full Article...]

Australia siege treated as 'terrorism incident', Islamic State claims responsibility

Australia siege treated as 'terrorism incident', Islamic State claims responsibility A 2009 cable from United States intelligence services released by WikiLeaks stated that Australian Federal Police counter-terrorism coordinator Damien Appleby and Victoria Police detective inspector Andrew Gutske characterised Khayre "as a "weakling" who struggled with the harsh day to day life in Somalia ..." The station, 7 News Melbourne , said that it and the police believed that the call ha... [Full Article...]

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

Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180; Google's Home speaker goes for $130. "Just like with portable music , we want to reinvent home music", Apple CEO Tim Cook said at WWDC . Siri , meanwhile, is getting a new voice. But the company is also touting its intelligence (the HomePod is powered by an Apple A8 chip), as helping to boost audio performance compared to Sonos ... [Full Article...]

Apple teases upcoming Space Gray iMac Pro, 'the most powerful Mac ever'

Fusion Drives are now standard on all 27-inch configurations and the top-end 21.5-inch iMac. Apple at its WWDC 2017 keynote, as expected, announced an update to its iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro , and MacBook Air lineup of devices. Apple showed off how powerful the new iMac hardware is via a fancy VR demonstration - showcasing the "native VR support" in High Sierra - that was pretty impressive... [Full Article...]

Soon, iPhones Will Block Texts While Driving

In October of 2015, shortly after the announcement of the fourth-generation Apple TV , Amazon said that it would no longer sell Apple TVs or Chromecasts in its stores . The iPhone screen will also be locked to prevent drivers from using many of their apps while driving. The 10.5-inch iPad Pro goes on sale today and ships next week; while iOS 11 ships to consumers in the fall. [Full Article...]

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

Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home Using the wake command "Hey Siri", the much-rumoured device can play music as well as answer queries and control other smart home appliances. The HomePod's $US349 retail price translates directly into $466 over here, but expect a slight price premium once you figure in GST and import costs and all the other extra fees we normally pay in Australia. [Full Article...]


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