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Author: 0 IPhone feature to block texts while driving

Elsewhere, the newly unveiled HomePod looks to muscle in on Google and Amazon's turf as Apple's first smart speaker, while the iMac Pro was also debuted in order to give legs to the ailing iMac family. And Apple will also provide a "lane guidance" view when you take the wheel of a auto. USA Today reports that when the feature is turned on, your iPhone can detect when you are driving and will automatically mute all notifications; so amid a flurry of texts, posts or tweets, your ...

Author: 0 Apple refreshes 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro

The device would compete with Amazon.com's Echo speakers and Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google Home device. Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year. At this year's event, it is expected iOS 11 will see improvements to Apple's voice assistant Siri. The new version of MacOS, dubbed High Sierra, includes faster browsing and new privacy features in Safari, better synchronization of pictures in the Photos app, ...

Author: 0 WWDC 2017: Apple launches iOS 11, updates to watchOS

That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthphones, he said. On the macOS side, the upcoming version of the desktop OS will be called High Sierra. And of course, there's Facebook with its push for auto-playing videos from, well, everyone.

Author: 0 The iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful computer ever

The new 13 inch MacBook Pro starts at $1299, while the one with Touch Bar starts at $1799. In AMD's press release, they explain: "It is incredibly satisfying to see the capabilities of Radeon Pro 500 series in elegant form factors and enabling incredible content creation, gaming and VR experiences".

Author: 0 Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker

Apple will compete with Google Home and Amazon Echo later this year with a new speaker called HomePod. The device is covered in black or white mesh and looks like the top of a microphone. It is aimed at automatically adjusting the audio using spatial awareness to sense its location in a room. It can do the usual list of tasks we've come to expect from smart speakers, though it appears to have minimal third-party integration.

Author: 0 11 changes coming to iPhone with Apple's iOS 11

Apple iOS 11 has a "do not disturb when you're driving" feature. iPhone will be able to sense when the user is driving and prevent them from being distracted by calls, text messages , and notifications until later. Apple updated the iPad Pro during the keynote on 6 June, and also introduced a new 10.5in model to the series. The new iPad starts at $649 and will start shipping next week.

Author: 0 Apple App Store Is Getting A New Design

At its annual World Wide Developers Conference, Apple revealed a slew of hardware and software. Leading up to WWDC, the leading rumor was that Apple was set to compete with Amazon and Google for a new in-home voice assistant. Apple is introducing a new platform for developers to help them bring high-quality AR experiences to iPhone and iPad using the built-in camera, powerful processors and motion sensors in iOS devices.

Industry Apple Introduces Power-Packed iOS 11, Wireless Home Speaker
Author: 0 Apple Introduces Power-Packed iOS 11, Wireless Home Speaker

And Apple will also provide a "lane guidance" view when you take the wheel of a auto. All old iPhone and iPad models running on the old 32-bit CPUs can not update to iOS 11 at all. Safari, Apple's web browser, is getting new features aimed at online annoyances. Apple Music subscribers will be able to follow, contribute and listen to shared playlists with friends and create profiles so they in turn can follow you.

Industry Apple's iOS 11 to restrict logging into apps using social media platforms
Author: 0 Apple's iOS 11 to restrict logging into apps using social media platforms

According to The Verge , Siri , Apple's digital assistants, is now easier to talk to. " iOS 11 gives iPad users the powerful app functionality they need to take advantage of everything iPad is capable of, and brings hundreds of new features and incredible updates to the iOS apps iPhone and iPad users enjoy every day".

Author: 0 Apple Pay is soon launching person-to-person payments

This feature will allow users to send and transfer money via text. So unless we are taking about iOS to Android or some such payments, third-party apps could well be driven to extinction unless they offer users something that Apple Pay cannot.

Author: 0 Apple's new iPhones 'Do Not Disturb' drivers with notifications

Google is spearheading an educational campaign to teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other trouble. The new Files app , which is also available on iPhone, is very similar to the All My Files feature found in macOS.

Industry New iPhone feature can block texts while driving
Author: 0 New iPhone feature can block texts while driving

It automatically syncs your New Music Mix, Favourite Mix and Most Listened Music so that you will listen to your favourite music and more of it. Watch paired with Airpod makes listening to music ideal for workouts or else. Regardless of which device you compare the new speaker to, it's clear that it sounds very good and its approach to sound will appeal to many, regardless of the music type they listen to.

Author: 0 Michelle Obama to Address Crowd at Apple Conference

This is not the first time that Obama spoke of Trump without directly addressing him; she did the same thing last summer during her powerful speech at the DNC , and again earlier this year when she delivered her final words as First Lady.

Author: 0 The iOS App Store is being overhauled

Apple's Kevin Lynch speaks about the Apple Watch announcement of new products. For instance, if you delete a message within the app on your iPhone, the change will reflect immediately on your other devices. Apple Music is going head to head with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home in the home speaker market with its new voice-controlled HomePod system.

Author: 0 Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker

As a music-playing device, it will also be a challenger to Sonos , whose wifi-controlled speakers are used by many smartphone users for home entertainment. The San Francisco-based technology giant's eagerness to cover the entire digital ecosystem through a premium eye candy product line, dovetails with sales of its iPod digital music player taking successive dives down the years, and growing margin requirements forcing it to look beyond its bread-and-butter iPhone wares.

Author: 0 Apple Announces watchOS 4 with Redesigned Workout and Music Apps

SAN JOSE-Apple announced the next iteration of its wearable software at its annual developers conference today: watchOS 4 . WWDC is now underway, and one of Apple's first orders of business was unveiling WatchOS 4. Among the other updates for workout fans, there's GymKit, which gives users the ability to tap your NFC-enabled watch against workout equipment. Previously you had the choice of either Minnie or Mickey mouse.

Author: 0 Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

A small observation while we are mentioning these swipe gestures for the dock and the task manager screens on the iOS 11 for iPads: could this be an indication of a future iPad range without the physical home button below the display? During today's WWDC in San Jose, Apple announced WatchOS 4, a major system update for its smartwatch that will add support for Siri and a revamped user interface to bring users information more efficiently.

Author: 0 Uber Fires 20 Employees Following Sexual-Harassment Investigation

The law firm of Perkins Coie is reviewing 215 sexual harassment claims. The firm checked into 215 complaints, and 57 remain under investigation . The results of the Holder probe had been expected to be shared with employees this week, but the plan has been postponed until next week, the person said .

Author: 0 AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

The 13-inch MacBook Pro packs a Kaby Lake processor with up to 3.5GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz, and the updated 15-inch MacBook Pro will be fueled by up to 3.1GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz. But there has still been some big news for fans of the company's iMac and MacBook lines. The new graphics cards are based on AMD's Polaris architecture and feature up to 5.5 TFLOPS of peak compute performance.

Industry HomePod Is Apples Unimaginative Answer To Google Home And Amazon Echo
Author: 0 HomePod Is Apples Unimaginative Answer To Google Home And Amazon Echo

As per a statement by Apple , watchOS 4 will be available this fall ( September) as a free update to Apple Watch paired with iPhone 5s and later on iOS 11 . WWDC 2017: CoreML gives developers on-device machine learning capabilities so they can easily make apps that will predict, learn and become more intelligent.

Industry New iPhone 8 leaks reveal large display, rear Touch ID
Author: 0 New iPhone 8 leaks reveal large display, rear Touch ID

In fact, it seems as if we can't even go a full 2-3 days without stumbling across a brand new iPhone 8 leak. The images, which surfaced via Chinese site iPhoneros , fit with some recent iPhone 8 rumours, but contradict others. Meantime, iPhone 9 will reportedly boast of a 5.28-inch screen that is expected to replace the 4.7-inch version, including the supersized 6.46-inch display that will be iPhone Plus' 2018 model.

Author: 0 Apple Store Down Ahead of WWDC 2017 Keynote

These are just interesting tidbits about iOS 11. The consumer technology giant on Monday showed off a new design of its popular app store for downloading Apple-sanctioned mobile games and services like ride-hailing app Uber. There's also that trippy kaleidoscope watchface that will help you relive the 70's. As with all first betas, you should proceed with caution here.

Author: 0 SteamVR is coming to Mac-and Apple says it will actually work

A new import view, as well as a side menu have been added to Photos . Apple usually has a lot of fun with their naming scheme of new generations of macOS , and since past year brought macOS Sierra , the company thought it'd be fun to call macOS 10.13 High Sierra .

Author: 0 Apple announces HomePod at WWDC17

As reported by Time , Apple confirmed the news at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) on Monday. Apple has trotted out a mid-year upgrade to its hardware line-up alongside the new HomePod Siri-powered "smart speaker" at its Worldwide Developer's Conference, held overnight in San Jose.

Industry Apple announces 'HomePod' Smart Speaker
Author: 0 Apple announces 'HomePod' Smart Speaker

Today at WWDC 2017 , Apple announced its long-rumoured smart speaker solution. The HomePod will employ Siri as a baked-in "musicologist", with the personal assistant accessing somebody's music library to fine tune the experience, provide information-"Hey Siri, who plays bass on this track"-and help discover new music".

Author: 0 Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

The company's TV app is also adding Amazon and its Prime Video service later this year for the first time. With the next version of the iOS system for mobile devices, messages will sync in the cloud. A new Long Exposure mode has also been introduced. The company is also launching new models of both the iPad and the Mac computer. To do so, it introduced a new image format to replace JPEG, meet HEIF.

Author: 0 Apple's HomePod speaker coming this year

Awe over Apple's brilliance was high on the agenda during the two-hour event. But in the midst of all these new bells and whistles, the only new product presented was the HomePod speaker , a Siri-powered device to compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home .

Industry MacOS High Sierra includes changes to Safari, Photos and the file system
Author: 0 MacOS High Sierra includes changes to Safari, Photos and the file system

The browser will also allow users to automatically block auto-play videos by detecting videos that shouldn't be playing when you open a webpage, in a bid to make users' online experience smoother and less annoying. These new features will be available with its new operating system, High Sierra. It includes a new file system , as well as big updates to numerous most popular Mac OS apps.