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Author: 0 Amazon-Apple TV deal shows tough road to cooperation for tech rivals

Google seems to have managed to attract a small amount of developers to its AR platform and given Apple's vibrant app ecosystem, it's likely the Cupertino-based company will do the same. Expect more details later during the event. Another Safari feature will stop video from automatically playing on websites. Categories, faces and favorites will be synchronized across devices.

Author: 0 Apple taking on Venmo with peer-to-peer payments

There's now no information on whether you can send or receive cash from groups of friends like you can in Facebook Messenger, nor is there any info on associated fees with sending money through Apple Pay . "Today, Apple announced that it will bring its users the ability to make and receive person to person payments quickly, easily and securely with Apple Pay this fall", a Green Dot spokesperson told Recode in a written statement.

Author: 0 MacOS High Sierra: Everything You Need To Know

Federighi absolutely slammed through the macOS updates today, but it feels to some extent like an update that is all about refinement rather than major new consumer-facing features. The browser will receive a new autoplay blocking feature, as well as intelligent tracking protection - this won't block ads, but it will prevent some trackers from working.

Author: 0 Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

Microsoft also has announced its own speaker with Samsung's Harman business; it will use Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant. tvOS and watchOS are getting some updates too. Apple will also have new tools for organizing photos and creating sharable videos. In the Photos app, Memories videos will now be viewable in portrait orientation, with the photos and videos dynamically formatted for proper presentation in each orientation.

Author: 0 Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

Apple launched a new "smart" home speaker, the first new device since the company launched its smartwatch in April 2015. This is Apple's long-awaited competitor to Amazon's popular Echo speark. The device contains six microphones to pick up voice commands. A survey released last month by research firm eMarketer found Echo speakers held 70.6 percent of the United States market, compared with 23.8 percent for Google Home and 5.6 percent for others including Lenovo, LG, Harmon Kardon and ...

Author: 0 Apple announces a new speaker, iMac Pro and iOS 11

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. The pricing of Apple's device was shared at the conference in comparison to both smart home speakers as well as premium audio speakers. As predicted , Apple has just made its latest upgrades to the iPad Pro line official at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference.

Author: 0 Radeon Pro Vega 56 graphics processor with 8GB of HBM2 memory

At any rate, plan ahead - the new Mac Pro design isn't expected until 2018 or perhaps 2019, while the iMac Pro is scheduled to ship in December of this year. In terms of visual performance, the entry-level 21.5-inch model will come with Intel Iris Plus 640 GPU, while the 21.5-inch 4K Retina display model will feature Radeon Pro 555 and 560 graphics cards with up to 4GB of VRAM.

Author: 0 Augmented Reality, Apple is here with its ARKit for iOS

Apart from Siri improvements, iOS 11 also brings a nifty feature called "Do Not Disturb While Driving". It gives developers the tools they need to develop apps with augmented reality features, and the price of entry for users is as simple as owning an iPhone or iPad.

Author: 0 6 things you need to know about the Apple HomePod

Google followed with its Home speaker, featuring its plain-named Assistant, last year . As Schiller explains, " Apple reinvented portable music with iPod and now HomePod will reinvent how we enjoy music wirelessly throughout our homes ".

Industry WWDC 2017: Apple gives Siri top billing on watchOS 4, Apple Watch
Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple gives Siri top billing on watchOS 4, Apple Watch

A developer preview of the update is now available while everyone will get the update later this year. The operating system adds a new Siri watch face, which dynamically adjusts its content according to your behaviour and schedule. And if you're the sort who can't start a run without some music, you can pick a playlist that automatically starts alongside your routine. Today, Apple also introduced new summer band colors, giving customers more options than ever to express their ...

Author: 0 Apple Introduces New iMac Pro; Finally Upgrades iPad Pro Line

But Tim Cook & Co. revealed plenty about the software that will be at the new iPhone's core when it arrives, likely in the fall. The free software update for mobile devices, iOS 11, is expected in September when Apple typically releases new iPhones.

Author: 0 Apple Unveils 10.5-inch iPad Pro and Exclusive iOS 11 Features

The iPad Pro has been made available in a third size as Apple attempts to strengthen its hold on the tablet market. While the exterior design of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro remains the same, the bezels on the new 10.5-inch model have been reduced by 40% to accommodate the larger screen while keeping the overall exterior as compact as possible.

Author: 0 Apple unveils watchOS 4, launching this fall

In watchOS 4 , watch faces will have complications of their own, allowing them to change dynamically depending on the day or the time of day. In the demonstration shown by Apple this week, the Apple Watch attained information from gym equipment using NFC.

Author: 0 WWDC: Apple Unveils WatchOS4, Features Siri Integration and New UI

This makes no sense to team INQ , but Apple tells us it's added high-intensity interval training and that new workouts can be added during a current workout with a press of the new "plus" button. And if you're the sort who can't start a run without some music, you can pick a playlist that automatically starts alongside your routine. However, the coolest feature may be that with WatchOS 4 your watch will be able to sync directly to gym equipment like treadmills and ellipticals.

Author: 0 Apple's HomePod speaker brings Siri into the living room

Apple will take on Amazon and Google with a £270 HomePod that puts its Siri smart assistant into a tabletop speaker . They may well do this, but they also want a large slice of the home digital assistant market, despite coming to the party late.

Author: 0 With ARKit, Apple Could Redefine Augmented Reality

With plenty of leaks leading up to the annual techfest, all that's to be done is share some official specs and pricing. The newest member of the iPad Pro family might finally be the right size people are looking for. The precision with which the 3D virtual objects were placed on a real table was staggering, there was hell breaking loose on what can only be assumed was a quiet refuge for survivors.

Author: 0 Do Not Disturb While Driving: Apple's New Feature Will Save Lives

Rather than hide P-to-P in the Wallet app or any other part of Apple Pay , the company built its P-to-P offering around its Messages app. It can play music from Apple Music, tell you the news, do unit conversions, send messages, schedule reminders, set timers, translate, check stocks, answer trivia questions, and tell you what the traffic is like.

Author: 0 NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

Although the NBA Finals has not been very competitive so far, TV networks are still interested in the league's two most high-profile teams - now playing in the big event for a record three years in a row. "I had two charges, that's aggression".Kerr has been sidelined by persistent back pain since April.James' averages: 27.0 points (50.0 percent from the field, 38.1 percent from deep), 11.7 rebounds , 7.0 assists and 1.0 block.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple finally joins the augmented reality space with AR Kit

Apple is yet to reveal the exact release date of iOS 11, but it should appear alongside the new iPhones later this "Fall". Passengers who are just riding, and not driving, will have the ability to disable the feature. If you hit workout goals, you'll now get fancier animations to give you a greater sense of satisfaction. The newly updated MacBook laptops are now available.

Author: 0 Durant, Curry Again Lead Warriors To Rout Of Cavs

Durant scored from every corner of the court. "You never know who will come up and show up for us". "We know this is far from over". While the Warriors are looking strong they will no doubt be keen to keep their foot on the gas. Love gave the Cavs a needed second offensive threat with 27 points but against a team filled with a pair of former MVPs in Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant , two other 2017 All-Stars in Draymond Green and Klay Thompson and several role players who ...

Author: 0 Apple Releases and Teases New Mac Hardware

The iMac Pro features 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation. The freshly updated iMac's equipped with Kaby Lake processors will be available immediately, meanwhile, the iMac Pro will be available in December 2017.

Author: 0 IOS 11 announced at WWDC 2017, promises powerful new features

Apple has used its iOS 11 update to attempt to make driving with your iPhone safer. The Verge reported that iMessage, the native text message app on iPhones, will send an automatic message to any texts that come in to say that the user is driving.

Industry Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11
Author: 0 Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

And fans were not disappointed; the late entry to the AI speaker race came at the very end of the keynote, and turned out to be running a race all of its own. ARKit is able to render alternate reality in real-time. Siri is getting a new voice, and the Mac is getting a new name. Only the most recent messages will be kept on the device to save storage space.

Author: 0 Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

Running Siri, Apple's virtual assistant, the device is clearly meant to go head to head with the current leading smart speaker, Amazon's Echo. With HomePod, only after "Hey Siri" is recognized locally on the device will any information be sent to Apple servers, encrypted and sent using an anonymous Siri identifier.

Author: 0 Apple Pay Eyes PayPal's Venmo With This New Payment Method

Apple's new payment system isn't exactly a surprise. The Verge reported money will transfer to something called an " Apple Pay Cash Card" although it remains to be seen if that card will connect directly to the user's bank account or just his or her Apple Pay account .

Author: 0 The Newest iPad Pro Might Be the Best One Yet

Pay Cash is linked with Apple Pay , a payment service that lets users shop and pay bills using the iPhone , Apple Watch-compatible devices , iPad, and Mac . It can detect when you're in you're driving in your vehicle (via Bluetooth, or via "WiFi doppler effect") and will hide your incoming alerts, and auto-respond.

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple launches augmented reality developer tools with ARKit

The speaker will respond to voice commands using Apple's voice assistant, Siri , and is closely integrated with Apple's Music services. Ahead, see some photos of the new features. Apple's entry into the market could change this. To be sure, those are all excellent improvements, but we're obsessed with two features in particular: The new file system and VR support.

Author: 0 Apple Focuses on Discovery with App Store Redesign

Apple has revealed a new voice-activated smart speaker called HomePod . Meanwhile the 12-inch Macbook has faster hard drives and now supports up to 16GB of memory, while the 13-inch Pro has a new entry-level model that comes in at $1899.