• Apple Gets Into The Smart Speaker Market With HomePod
Apple Gets Into The Smart Speaker Market With HomePod

There's no word yet on support for third-party services, or ways for developers to adapt their services for HomePod . Apple said it is also using "on-device learning" to enable Siri to take people's tastes into account. HomePod certainly doesn't look like any other digital assistant on the market, and Apple's emphasis on its use for p...

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  • Yes, OneDrive is Coming to the iOS 11 Files App
Yes, OneDrive is Coming to the iOS 11 Files App

Apple Pay will now let you, er, pay pals... it's peer-to-peer meaning you can send money to friends easily, for example when splitting a restaurant bill - and you can even request cash from inside the Messages app. The new move will see shows such as Man in the High Castle and The Grand Tour made available on Apple TV devices for the fir...

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  • Apple iOS 11 Is Incompatible With 32-Bit Apps
Apple iOS 11 Is Incompatible With 32-Bit Apps

When Apple released iOS 10.1 in October 2016, users trying to open a 32-bit app on an updated device would receive a warning message telling them that it may slow down their iPhone. A 64-bit processor can handle vastly more data at once - four billion times as much - as a 32-bit processor, which can help make it faster in use. iMessages conti...

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  • Apple Unveils the HomePod
Apple Unveils the HomePod

ApplePromotional image for HomePod - Apple's newest home speaker. It's the individual services that really differentiate the voice assistants and the speakers. 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.

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  • IOS 11 feature to curb distracted driving
IOS 11 feature to curb distracted driving

The most significant change is that some older applications (or apps) will no longer be supported and they may stop working entirely. It's the age of multi-tasking and Apple wants you to ace at everything you do. If you're curious about whether or not you should run Apple's brand new software betas , the answer is probably just wait for no...

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  • Get Two Sonos Speakers for Price of Single Apple HomePod
Get Two Sonos Speakers for Price of Single Apple HomePod

Schiller said devices like the Amazon Echo have poor sound quality, and wifi speakers like Sonos don't have interactive voice assistants. Here are the must-know HomePod features and specs that were showcased during WWDC . And of course, being Siri-powered, it does do more than just music. The HomePod can also be used to control HomeKit-enabl...

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  • Can Apple's HomePod Compete With Amazon's Alexa?
Can Apple's HomePod Compete With Amazon's Alexa?

The HomePod is Apple's first new gadget in almost three years, following its announcement of the Apple Watch in September 2014. And it would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google . The iPhone-maker has started manufacturing a long-in-the-works Siri-controlled smart speaker, according to people familiar with the mat...

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  • Apple WWDC showcases HomePod smart speaker and new operating system
Apple WWDC showcases HomePod smart speaker and new operating system

The company announced the new feature at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. Luckily, Apple has finally redesigned the volume indicator in iOS 11 , the next major software update coming to the iPhone and iPad this fall.

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  • Apple iOS 11 adds 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature
Apple iOS 11 adds 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

Until now, third parties have not been able to use the tech on the iPhone . You can swipe from anywhere to access your Dock which you can now customize with your own favorite apps. It can also be used to control Apple HomeKit devices. You can now mark up a PDF or screenshot "faster and more easily", according to Apple . This is because,...

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  • Durant Silence Cavs; Take 3-0 Series Lead
Durant Silence Cavs; Take 3-0 Series Lead

The Cavaliers , meanwhile, were swept out of the Finals 10 years ago this month. LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love combined for 94 of Cleveland's record setting 137 points. He has also taken pressure off of Stephen Curry , who struggled in the first two Finals series against Cleveland but has been brilliant this time aro...

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  • UK Conservatives need to deliver an
UK Conservatives need to deliver an "open" Brexit - Scotland leader

The SNP lynchpin and ex-party leader was defeated by Colin Clark in Gordon. Mr Salmond, who joined the SNP in 1973 while still a student at St Andrews university, won the seat in 2015, ending decades of Lib Dem rule by deputy party leader Sir Malcolm Bruce.

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  • Welcoming a New Generation of Speakers with the Apple HomePod
Welcoming a New Generation of Speakers with the Apple HomePod

It would mark an effort by Apple to catch up with Amazon and Google . For users with Home Kit devices, home automation is also available via Siri and HomePod . For Apple , having one would further broaden the role that its software, services and gadgets play in people's lives. Of course, this is nothing unusual for Apple to charge a pr...

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  • Apple Announces Smart Home Audio Speaker HomePod
Apple Announces Smart Home Audio Speaker HomePod

As our chart illustrates, Sonos is now the clear leader in wireless audio - at least from the point of view of professional users. The most interesting announcement at the event was the launch of the Apple HomePod - Cupertino's attempt to recreate the humble speaker in much the same way that Steve Jobs iPod and iPhone.

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  • This New iPhone Feature May Just Save Your Life
This New iPhone Feature May Just Save Your Life

Perhaps of more interest to gamers is the new iMac Pro . Apple is facing stiff competition in maintaining market share and is trying to find a means to continue to grow its consumer revenue. Apple says that "only after "Hey Siri " is recognised locally on the device will any information be sent to Apple servers, encrypted and sent using ...

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  • Features of iOS 11 that makes your iPad feel like a Mac
Features of iOS 11 that makes your iPad feel like a Mac

The Storage & iCloud has been replaced with iPhone Storage in iOS 11 . That's Federighi introducing a new app called "Files". Now you can access the dock from any screen . You can search for a query and Siri would translate and reply in another language. Thankfully, Apple is giving us the ability to go into those files and not only sele...

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  • Forget Morata, Manchester United should be paying whatever it costs for Kane
Forget Morata, Manchester United should be paying whatever it costs for Kane

The 24-year-old's representative Juanma Lopez said the Spain global is keen to secure regular first-team football after struggling to dislodge Karim Benzema as Zinedine Zidane's first choice striker in Madrid. Real Madrid, however, are going to add a buy-back clause in the player's deal. It was a great season, but he wants to play more. Milan spo...

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  • Apple unveils HomePod, competition for Amazon Echo
Apple unveils HomePod, competition for Amazon Echo

Apple is marketing the HomePod as a much higher quality speaker - and it is. And even though Apple did not mention any improvements to the AI in this year's keynote, it has something with Siri that Amazon and Google wish they had: Reach.

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  • Apple unveils HomePod, a smart speaker with Siri inside
Apple unveils HomePod, a smart speaker with Siri inside

However, Apple ( AAPL ) stopped short of calling it a home assistant and thus a direct competitor to companies like Google Inc. That company offers a similar wireless multi-speaker system for listening to music throughout the home , similar to HomePod's ability to chain together multiple speakers.

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  • Apple launches new iPad Pro and iMac Pro at WWDC 2017
Apple launches new iPad Pro and iMac Pro at WWDC 2017

The Workout and Music apps will get upgraded too. Across the other axis were desktop and laptop labels. The iMac Pro will be, if the specs deliver what I expect, a screamer. GST for the 64GB with Wi-Fi model and starting at RRP A$1179 inc. GST for the 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model. The latest iPad Pros will be available for pre-order as of ...

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  • Whats New In Apple's iOS 11
Whats New In Apple's iOS 11

The change will arrive alongside iOS 11 , and will bring the game store more in line with the likes of iTunes and Apple News. "When you are driving you don't need to be responding to these kind of messages ". The AI assistant will also be able to do stuff for you proactively like suggesting you add a calendar event after you buy a Davido tick...

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