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Apple Announces HomePod - The Smart Speaker for your Home

Most importantly, Apple just revealed its own version of a smart speaker this week with the Siri-powered HomePod , which is due for release this December . The new model starts at $649 and will start shipping next week. It'll act as a wireless speaker, so you'll be able to blast whatever music you want from your phone to HomePod using Apple's AirPlay technology. Read More

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Apple Unveils New IMac Pro

Cupertino is promising eight ten or eighteen cores in whatever Xeon it puts in the box. The workstation will be capable of up to 11 teraflops single precision or 22 teraflops of half precision GPU performance. It is also said to support one billion colors. One of the co-developers of Photoshop (with his brother Thomas), he's now chief creative officer at ILM - having worked on films from The Abyss to Rogue One. Read More

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Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

Meanwhile, Siri has a new voice, a new visual interface, the ability to perform task management, and a new translation feature that is still in beta. Users have the option of sending an auto reply to contacts listed in "Favorites" to let them know they are driving and can not respond while the vehicle is moving. Read More

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New iPhone will include 'do not disturb' while driving feature

Apple's latest powerful iOS tablet is available with a brighter display, a feature called Pro Motion and a new 64-bit A10X Fusion chip. Nonetheless, the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro model will replace the 9.7-inch iPad Pro . There's no other reason for normal folks like us to care about techie things like the WWDC - which stands for World Wide Developers Conference. But that is not the good news itself because that app is not reliable sometimes, especially if the size of the data ... Read More

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The Apple Pencil case won't save you from losing it

Recipients will have the money reflected in their Apple Pay account, and it can be used to make payments for purchases at shops or online using Apple Pay . One thing we know: augmented reality nearly always makes for a cool demo, even in its simplest form as when an Apple executive made a faux steaming cup of coffee appear on an otherwise barren tabletop. Read More

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Apple's HomePod Puts Siri in a Speaker

The HomePod , to be launched later this year, has six microphones built into it and is powered by Apple's smart assistant Siri . Not shy of making bold claims, Apple claim HomePod is a "breakthrough wireless speaker for the home that delivers fantastic audio quality". Read More

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Why iOS 11 makes iPad awesome all over again

Apple Music now has expanded social features , Apple Maps includes indoor maps for major airports and shopping centers, and Apple News will keep you updated with personalized Siri-powered top story suggestions. Users can set up surround sound music with the speakers they already have. It's also more expensive than Echo View ($230) and Echo Dot ($50). At the ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose , California, renowned tech giant Apple revealed a range of products ... Read More

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Apple iOS 11 Announced With Enhancements of Siri, UI, Music

It can create HDR images; live photos; and have also got some new tricks. That should help Apple reposition the iPad as a work device capable of carrying out all the usual functionality users want from their laptops. Apple Maps will get lane guidance for highways and floor plans for indoor malls and airports. Samsung and Google already have VR systems centered on their smartphones. Read More

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Developers Earn Over $70 Billion From Apple

However, with the iPhone 10th year anniversary going on, we may also expect a complete visual overhaul as part of a special iPhone update . The Silicon Valley giant is reportedly set to unveil a "smart speaker " to take on Amazon's hit Echo and Google's Home at an event later today. Read More

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Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

As is the case with these aforementioned rivals, owners will be able to control the HomePod with their voice, asking Siri to check the weather, provide traffic updates, control smart home devices, and send text messages. There are a few iPad-specific optimizations that have been made in iOS 11, including the ability to use the Files app to access both local files or files located within iCloud Drive . Read More

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Apple to showcase new features for its gadgets

Though the WWDC is primarily for developers, this year's conference seems to be more about hardware. This year's edition of the conference will be held in San Jose , California, from June 5-9. Apple's WWDC is all about developers, but for the general folks, and those who love Apple , this is a chance to glimpse at what's coming up. iOS 11 will be showcased first at WWDC 2017, and we'll get a look at the new features . Read More

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New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

You'll also see improvements to the activity app, with monthly challenges being added, while the workout app is getting a new high intensity interval training mode. Thinner bezels will mean that the display size can be increased without increasing the size of slate, which means that larger display won't be a threat to its portability. Read More

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Google I/O 2017: Google Assistant Comes to iPhone, Understands Typing, and More

Google I/O 2017: Google Assistant Comes to iPhone, Understands Typing, and More

However, sometimes the users might not even feel like speaking with the AI and then they can simply type their demands to the Google Assistant by typing on the keyboard button which will available once you open the AI. However, the version available on iPhone's will be slightly watered down compared to that on an Android device, due to a number of API restrictions. Google is also launching the Card Linked Offers API for developers so they can send targeted special offers for loyalty card ... Read More

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Android O emojis adapt to the new times

Android O emojis adapt to the new times

As it works to prepare its next mobile OS update, Google will also keep a focus on its new Android Go initiative, Burke said. Nowadays developers can use PayPal Express Checkout to accomplish something like this, but the ubiquity of people logged in to Google accounts at all times does give Google a leg up in this space. Read More

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Microsoft President Urges Nuclear-Like Limits On Cyberweapons

Microsoft President Urges Nuclear-Like Limits On Cyberweapons

The cyber criminals have demanded a fee of about $300 in crypto-currencies like Bitcoin for unlocking the device. That's why it's called ransomware. According to Microsoft itself, numerous companies that were infected with WannaCry were either using outdated Windows OS versions or were sticking with Windows XP, which is practically considered a fossil at this point. Read More

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Global ransomware attack used info stolen from NSA, says Microsoft

A ransomware attack called WannaCry that was first launched on 12 May and since spread around the world impacted a number of high-profile organisations globally , including NHS England in the UK. Microsoft eventually issued a free security patch for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8 users (these systems are no longer officially supported by the company, but in many parts of the world consumers and even businesses continue to remain on these). Read More

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Chinese universities hit by extortion attack

Chinese universities hit by extortion attack

For IT workers and security researchers , the episode highlights the challenge of fighting an ever-mutating foe whose motives are rarely clear. Wainwright said he was anxious that the ransomware attack might spread further once people return to work on Monday and log on to their computers. Read More

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New Microsoft tool helps users find best photos and videos

New Microsoft tool helps users find best photos and videos

It is the new design language from the Microsoft . Microsoft has a big task ahead of it with increasing the quantity and quality of Windows Store apps, but getting iTunes on board is a huge step in the right direction. Microsoft is working to keep up with what we are doing immediately when moving from one device to another, as well as an improved clipboard that could help share information between devices. Read More

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Apple eying to tap India's huge potential: Tim Cook

Cook, who visited India a year ago and met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said the iPhone maker is putting a "lot of energy" in India, just like Apple has in other geographies that eventually wound up producing more. Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.02 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters . The star of the show, again , was Apple's services business, which includes the likes of the App Store , Apple Pay, Apple Music, iTunes, iCloud, and similar ... Read More

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Xiaomi releases Mi 6, speeds up offline expansion

Xiaomi releases Mi 6, speeds up offline expansion

This smartphone has a handsome design 8 megapixel front camera , and the most wonderful feature of this smartphone is that it has dual rear cameras of 12 megapixel in which one is the wide angle camera and the other one is a strong zooming lens it has all basic camera features, in fact, the camera is made for capturing blur-less anti-shaking images. Read More

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Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

Those people who aren't recognized users can still ask questions of the Home device, but it won't respond to more personal queries about things like users' calendar data. In fact, Google says , it should only take milliseconds for Home to figure out who is talking. Aside from the privacy concerns, it's annoying to have to funnel everything through a single account, and multiple users is an excellent addition. Read More

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Apple vows to end mining and use only recycled materials

We have a basic idea of what the phone will look like and the features it will have, but it's all guesswork at this point and nothing has been set in stone from Apple . For example, it melted down the aluminum enclosures on the iPhone 6 to make Mac mini computers to use in its factories and it said that it is moving to 100% recycled tin solder on the main logic board of iPhone 6s. Read More

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Sony A9 Mirrorless Camera with G Master Lens

Sony A9 Mirrorless Camera with G Master Lens

Resource is now attending the Sony launch event for this gear, and will update this post with more information. With 693 focal plane phase detection AF points covering approximately 93% of the frame, the camera ensures improved precision and unfailing focus in scenes where focus might otherwise be hard to achieve. Read More

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Buy Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Stock Without Worry

Buy Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Stock Without Worry

Wesbanco Bank Inc. purchased a new position in NVIDIA Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $205,000. Finally, Columbus Circle Investors bought a new stake in NVIDIA during the first quarter valued at $8,530,000. "We believe the consensus is underappreciating a slowdown in gaming" and "investors should recognize that the market's enthusiasm for Nvidia's emerging businesses [in data centers and automotive] is historically short-lived", Nomura Instinet analyst Romit Shah wrote ... Read More

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Here's when you'll be able to get Audi's Q8 and Q4

Here's when you'll be able to get Audi's Q8 and Q4

How we've managed it this far without a gargantuan Audi crossover-SUV-sports-luxury-thingy is something mankind will probably never know, but worry not, good CTzens, because the Q8 is finally nearly here. The first of them is the Q8, which was previewed by two concepts that shared this name. Audi says the Q4 will also feature a coupe-style silhouette, and it will be positioned between the Q3 and the Q5. Read More

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Will Trump ever release his tax returns? White House won't say

Will Trump ever release his tax returns? White House won't say

Add President Donald Trump's 2016 returns to the list of tax documents the White House isn't planning to release anytime soon. A Twitter user pointed the rule out to Cuban. For more news videos visit Yahoo View, available now on iOS and Android . ‶I did what was an nearly an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College! In March, when Rachel Maddow announced that her show had obtained Trump's tax returns, the suspense was enormous. Read More

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan previewed by concept in Shanghai

Aside from subtly altered trim, bumpers, and wheel designs, every version from the lowest-level S-class to the horsepower-addled S63 and S65 AMG models to the range-topping Maybach twins receives notable changes. Mercedes didn't provide any numbers relating to the concept's wheelbase but on the CLA, it measures 2,699 mm long. Set to reach the U.S.by early 2019, the production version of the new 4-door concept has been conceived to challenge the likes of the Audi A3 and next-generation BMW ... Read More

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Religion-based reservation not in country's interest: Naidu

Religion-based reservation not in country's interest: Naidu

Kishan Reddy said the four per cent quota provided to the Muslims by the previous government in undivided Andhra Pradesh was struck down by various courts and the case was still pending in the Supreme Court. The Chief Minister emphasised that the increase in quota was not based on religion, but on social backwardness and quantifiable data of the composition of the population. Read More

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