• Bubsy Gets His First Game In Over 21 Years
Bubsy Gets His First Game In Over 21 Years

The new installment in the series is being developed by Black Forest games. "What could possibly go wrong?" Bubsy: A lawyer finally moved into Liechtenstein and told the producer that he couldn't make "other peoples'" movies anymore. Bubsy the Bobcat is the platformer mascot Accolade brought into this world and subsequently left to die in th...

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  • Samsung is reportedly building a Bixby speaker to rival Apple's HomePod
Samsung is reportedly building a Bixby speaker to rival Apple's HomePod

It accounts for most of Apple's sales and dominates much of the company's focus, which former executives say has inhibited the company's ability to develop products untethered from the phone , as rivals did with their brand-new voice-activated devices.

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  • Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room | Pix
Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room | Pix

The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. That was my quick takeaway after getting to hear a quick demo of Apple's new speaker in a controlled environment versus the $180 Amazon Echo and the $299 Sonos Play:3 .

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  • Google's virtual assistant 'Home' glitch-ridden, users complain of indifferent behaviour
Google's virtual assistant 'Home' glitch-ridden, users complain of indifferent behaviour

Google announced at the I/O 2017 in May that Google Home will be sold in other countries like Australia, France, Germany and Japan. Google has provided no indication that it has been able to isolate the issue nor has it given any kind of timeline on a resolution.

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  • Google Assistant To Get Mobile Payment Support
Google Assistant To Get Mobile Payment Support

If so, you've got a new update coming your way. So if you don't have Assistant in Australia - you're not actually supposed to...yet. It has been announced by Google that this feature will be enabled to the users of its Assistant in the United States.

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  • Apple HomePod - Reinventing home music
Apple HomePod - Reinventing home music

For $99 per year, Amazon Prime members can access and stream digital movies, TV shows, and Amazon's original productions in addition to free two-day shipping and one-hour delivery on certain orders. Apple says its Safari browser will try to guard your privacy by identifying and blocking data files that track you as you move from website to website...

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  • Apple unveils its speaker
Apple unveils its speaker

Apple is trying to make augmented reality a reality with new tools for iPhones and iPads . Apple appears poised to unveil a voice-activated, internet-connected speaker that would create a new digital pipeline into people's homes. If the latest reports are to be believed, Samsung is working on its own smart home speakers. That's especially imp...

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  • New MacBook Pro: 6 Reasons to Buy, 3 Reasons Not To
New MacBook Pro: 6 Reasons to Buy, 3 Reasons Not To

The MacBook Pro 2017 is a good addition to the line-up. Laptops and desktop computers are a different story for Apple , which has copped flak for not offering the industry norm annual updates for its MacBooks, iMacs and Pro machines. Storage on the entry-level models has also been doubled to 64GB. You can also visit a retail Apple store nea...

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  • Apple NFC support for iOS may be coming
Apple NFC support for iOS may be coming

Тhe full list of iOS 11-compatible devices includes the iPhone 5s and newer iPhones, all iPad Air and iPad Pro tablets , the 2017 iPad model, the iPad mini 2 and later models, as well as the 6th generation iPod touch. iOS 11 will be available as a free update to certain iPhones and iPads this fall. On that page, you will see the option for ...

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  • Apple Downplays Echo Rivalry with its Audio-Focused HomePod Speakers
Apple Downplays Echo Rivalry with its Audio-Focused HomePod Speakers

A WSJ report cites a few Apple ex-employees and a developer who claimed that engineers at the company were dismayed at the launch of Amazon Echo , which showed Amazon had mastered a lot of things that Siri hadn't yet. Apple also introduced a new version of its business-oriented iPad Pro at an intermediate size with more storage, a better displ...

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  • Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11
Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

Limiting reviews to the most recent version made sense a few years ago. Users weren't thrilled about the frequent tracking, especially after it was discovered that the app was sometimes requesting location data long after a ride had ended; the company eventually claimed this was due to the optional extension that lets users hail a ride with Apple...

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  • HomePod will be 'smartest home speaker' on offer, says Apple
HomePod will be 'smartest home speaker' on offer, says Apple

The speaker will compete directly with Amazon's Echo and Google Home for the lucrative smart speaker market. Apple is expected to announce plans this week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, but initial changes were expected to add just a small number of capabilities.

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  • Smarter Siri, More Updates Arriving with iOS 11
Smarter Siri, More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

At the moment Apple does not allow developers to have access to NFC on the iPhone , it is now restricted to Apple Pay and Apple's Passbook, this will change with the release of iOS 11. According to Gizmodo , however, Screen Recorder was found by Reddit users while testing the iOS 11 beta for developers. Admittedly, this feature sounds like i...

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  • Apple gears up for big announcements at WWDC
Apple gears up for big announcements at WWDC

At about 7 inches tall, the HomePod is a bit squatter than the Amazon Echo , but roughly the same size as Google Home . When the speaker wakes up, multi-color LEDs light up and dance on the top of the device (much the same as the colorful graphic that pops up when you hail Siri on your phone).

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  • Apple Announces the Most Powerful Mac Workstation Ever (Plus MacBook Updates)
Apple Announces the Most Powerful Mac Workstation Ever (Plus MacBook Updates)

The Apple iPad Pro 10 .5 features a similar design to the previous iPad Pro models, only Apple has reduced the bezels around its display by 40 per cent. Both previous iPad Pro models feature Apple's 64-bit A9X chip with an integrated M9 motion coprocessor. The battery capacity remains the same as its predecessors, with Apple claiming t...

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  • North Korea fires multiple ground-to-ship cruise missiles
North Korea fires multiple ground-to-ship cruise missiles

Any North Korean tests using ballistic missile technology are banned by United Nations resolutions. " North Korea will only face further isolation from the global community and economic difficulties with its missile launches", Moon said at the meeting, according to a statement released by the presidential Blue House .

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  • HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo
HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. As for support for third-party developers, Amazon features Alexa Skills while Apple now does not offer a comparable service for the HomePod .

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  • The iOS App Store is being overhauled
The iOS App Store is being overhauled

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. Unveiled Monday at WWDC , iOS 11 will be the "biggest software release ever" for iPad users, Apple said .

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  • Trump tells evangelicals we're 'under siege' and calls Democrats 'obstructionists'
Trump tells evangelicals we're 'under siege' and calls Democrats 'obstructionists'

President Trump's nominee to replace Comey at the FBI , Christopher Wray, a Bush-administration hand, has been well received on both sides of the aisle. Nothing like that appears in Comey's statement, and nothing can be reasonably interpreted that way. Comey said he didn't believe he was being ordered to drop the probe, but he did take Trump's c...

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  • Apple adds do not disturb while driving feature to iPhones
Apple adds do not disturb while driving feature to iPhones

The new "Do Not Disturb" feature will come to the iPhone when iOS 11 arrives this fall, but it can be disabled if users prefer. If you're already set up with Apple Pay you will be able to pay your friends by either asking Siri to do it for you, or sending them a message.

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