• Turkey President ratifies troop deployment to Qatar
Turkey President ratifies troop deployment to Qatar

Qatar hit back on Friday in a Foreign Ministry statement which described the accusations as "baseless" and "slanderous". Erdogan nearly immediately voiced support for Doha , saying on Tuesday that "we don't find sanctions against Qatar right", as quoted by Bloomberg .

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  • Apple unveils new Siri abilities as keenly awaited developers' conference kicks off
Apple unveils new Siri abilities as keenly awaited developers' conference kicks off

HomePod will take on Amazon Echo and Google Home , which have momentum in the arena of voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more. Of course, HomePod has some shiny, innovative features like scanning your room to configure the sound to the ideal frequency, but again, these are ...

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  • HomePod Is Apples Unimaginative Answer To Google Home And Amazon Echo
HomePod Is Apples Unimaginative Answer To Google Home And Amazon Echo

Spending on smart home related hardware , services and installation fees will reach US$155 billion by 2022, up from nearly US$90 billion this year, with devices accounting for about half of that, the consulting firm also estimates. The HomePod is Apple's first new gadget in almost three years, following its announcement of the Apple Watch in ...

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  • Ukip leader Paul Nuttall resigns
Ukip leader Paul Nuttall resigns

Paul Nuttall said it was clear that UKIP needed "a new focus and new ideas". Tory Matt Warman claimed the seat with 27,271 votes - a 19.8% vote share increase. The truth is the party has haemorrhaged money and membership in the past year. "But this was always going to be a hard election". Asked what next, he replied: "What now for me?" And t...

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  • Kingdom Come: Deliverance out in 2018
Kingdom Come: Deliverance out in 2018

The game will have an RRP on console of €59.99 / $59.99 / £54.99. Kingdom Come: Deliverance has certainly grabbed the attention of gamers, but for over two years we've been in the dark as to when we'll be able to get our hands on the game.

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  • Apple unveils HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home
Apple unveils HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home

No doubt the company is hoping the HomePod, which will retail at $349 starting in December, will drive that number up. HomePod will take on Amazon Echo and Google Home , which have momentum in the arena of voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more.

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  • Google Confirms Chrome Adblocker To Combat 'Annoying, Intrusive Ads'
Google Confirms Chrome Adblocker To Combat 'Annoying, Intrusive Ads'

The good news for publishers is they have reportedly been given plenty of advanced warning; the tool will be provided before Chrome's ad-blocking feature goes live. Now in beta, Funding Choices offers ad blockers a pass that removes all ads on that or other sites, sold through the new Google Contributor platform.

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  • Attorney: Oakland warehouse fire defendant in near mental breakdown
Attorney: Oakland warehouse fire defendant in near mental breakdown

She said they weren't there the night of the fire and were staying in a hotel because it was going to be a loud event. His attorneys say they will take the case to trial. Almena leased the building and Harris helped him sublet space to tenants and promoters, even though the warehouse was not licensed for housing or entertainment, prosecutors said.

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  • OlliOlli developer announces neon Tron-style arcade game Laser League
OlliOlli developer announces neon Tron-style arcade game Laser League

According to the pair, the game is a 4 vs. 4 intense online or local multiplayer game that is easy to play but hard to master, and is a throwback to the heyday of gaming's more approachable arcade action. We jumped at the chance to help Roll7 take their proven studio to the next level and realize their ambitions for Laser League . For those inte...

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  • Are there Trump tapes? Congress is asking, and it may issue subpoenas
Are there Trump tapes? Congress is asking, and it may issue subpoenas

Reps. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, and Adam Schiff, D-California, said they wrote to Comey requesting any notes or memoranda in his possession memorializing discussions Comey had with President Donald Trump . Earlier on Thursday, Comey said, " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ". Tapes which, to be clear, we still aren't even sure exist. "You're going t...

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  • Man suspected in girl's death in Illinois due in Vegas court
Man suspected in girl's death in Illinois due in Vegas court

She said Quate killed the child during a "physical altercation", Las Vegas police Lt. Raymond Spencer said in a video statement. No charges have been filed in the girl's death. It was unclear to what degree IL had investigated tips about the Quates. The woman told police her family had three separate incidents with Department of Child and Famil...

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  • IPhone 7 and 7 Plus will support NFC tags with iOS 11
IPhone 7 and 7 Plus will support NFC tags with iOS 11

Others, however - Uber chief among them - still force iPhone users to choose between always or never providing location data. But the effort is still worth the trouble, I think. The iPhone 5 and 5c have gotten support over the past 4-5 years and that's actually pretty impressive for a mobile device. This app represents a step forward in wha...

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  • Apple's making an Amazon Echo competitor called 'HomePod'
Apple's making an Amazon Echo competitor called 'HomePod'

Like Amazon's Echo and Google's Home , an Apple speaker would use always-listening technology to make Siri omnipresent in the home. Apple is playing catch up. He'll argue that integration with FaceTime and iMessage makes it the best home communicator on the market. Apple assures us it's a top notch speaker, but you'll have to decide fo...

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  • Over 200000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, region's biggest
Over 200000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, region's biggest

The annual parade featured floats and dancers with this year's theme being "Bisexuality Visibility". The parade is the penultimate event of the city's week-long Pride celebration which began June 3 and includes a variety of parties and events including Tel Aviv's International LBGT Film Festival, an international drag star competition, and an LGB...

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  • Apple Introduces The HomePod Speaker and Home Assistant
Apple Introduces The HomePod Speaker and Home Assistant

A prototype of Apple's new HomePod is displayed during the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference ( WWDC ) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 5, 2017 in San Jose, California. The watchOS 4 brings more intelligence and fitness features to Apple Watch. App Store customers have now downloaded more than 180 billion apps and Apple has paid...

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  • Apple takes on Alexa and Google with HomePod
Apple takes on Alexa and Google with HomePod

It'll also be able to control other smart home devices and be a musicologist, as Phil Schiller, Apple's VP for worldwide marketing, puts it. The price of this speaker is much more than the Amazon Echos and Google Homes . "You're dealing with one Siri ", said Apple software chief Craig Federighi. First, there's the name, HomeP...

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  • Apple's Unveils New HomePod Voice-controlled Speaker, Competing With Amazon's Echo
Apple's Unveils New HomePod Voice-controlled Speaker, Competing With Amazon's Echo

Some Apple watchers are counting on artificial intelligence . That includes the ability to add drawings to typewritten documents, mark up text files, and take handwritten notes within Apple's native Notes app. The Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) is usually where Apple previews its software updates . Apple , by contrast, has be...

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  • IOS 11 Can Automatically Delete Unused Apps To Save Space
IOS 11 Can Automatically Delete Unused Apps To Save Space

It can also send an automatic message to any texts received to let them know the user is driving and cannot respond until they arrive at their destination. iPhones will be able to detect when you're driving and switch on Do Not Disturb mode to avoid distractions. "Reinstall the app will place back your data, if the app is still available ...

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  • Apple just updated the iMac - here's what's new
Apple just updated the iMac - here's what's new

The 21.5-inch iMac will be made available for purchase at a starting price of $1,099, the 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display will cost you $1299, while the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display will go on sale at a starting price of $1799.

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  • Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker
Apple takes on Amazon Echo with Siri-powered HomePod speaker

It's powered by Apple's A8 processor, just like the iPhone. Apple Music, which hosts £9.99 a month, now offers 40 million tracks from two million artists. Security and privacy are fundamental to the design of Apple hardware, software and services. Apple has been stingy about opening Siri up to third-party developers, and the assistant h...

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