• IPhone feature to block texts while driving
IPhone feature to block texts while driving

As well as the boost in IQ, Siri has been given a new voice box. Apple also announced its HomePod speaker at WWDC. You can check out our comparison check here . Yet it isn't as bulky as the 12.9-inch model. They are joined by two new iPad models. Apple also unveiled new Macs, addressing complaints that Apple has let its Mac lineup languish i...

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  • Apple WWDC 2017 Day 1: Major things that Apple announced
Apple WWDC 2017 Day 1: Major things that Apple announced

Apple vice president Phil Schiller said the Siri team at Apple had tuned the assistant into a "musicologist" that learns the tastes of listeners and gets songs from the internet cloud. The final thing worth noting is that macOS is also getting an update this year known as "High Sierra", which will make various improvements to Safari and overall ...

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  • Apple Teases iMac Pro with Intel Xeon Processors, Crazy Specs
Apple Teases iMac Pro with Intel Xeon Processors, Crazy Specs

The latest iPad Pros will be available for pre-order as of today, and will start shipping next week, with the smaller, 10.5-inch version starting at $649, while its bigger sibling will start at $799. With thin and light designs, powerful performance, unbelievable displays and all-day battery life, Mac notebooks is said to deliver the world's best...

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  • Apple unveils new hardware, Siri, iMac Pro, iPhone, iPad and Watch
Apple unveils new hardware, Siri, iMac Pro, iPhone, iPad and Watch

According to senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi, Apple Pay is the number one contactless payment service on mobile, and by the end of 2017, Apple Pay will be available at more than 50% of retailers in the U.S.

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  • Apple unveils brand new 10.5-inch iPad Pro with this killer feature
Apple unveils brand new 10.5-inch iPad Pro with this killer feature

This might be the strongest indication yet that Apple is finally ditching the home button and the large space it takes up on the front of the handset could actually be taken over by the display, providing users with more surface area. Moreover, the new UI makes it much better at conversing and shows multiple results by default. Here is a review...

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  • WWDC 2017: With iOS 11, AirPods are even more customizable
WWDC 2017: With iOS 11, AirPods are even more customizable

The MacBook Pro is roughly as heavy as the 13-inch MacBook Air, but it's still more expensive. As it stands now, it seems as if Apple is positioning the HomePod as an fantastic speaker system first and foremost, in stark contrast to devices like Google Home and the Amazon Echo which tend to be positioned as intelligent voice assistants that j...

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  • Apple's latest iOS update will render older iPhones, iPads obsolete
Apple's latest iOS update will render older iPhones, iPads obsolete

The A8 chip is also responsible for painless pairing of your iPhone to the speaker - hold the iPhone near the HomePod and the two devices recognise each other and the speakers are ready to play music in seconds. For the last several years it seems like Android was out-innovating Apple , but the Cupertino company has come back with a vengeance,...

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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

Earlier, back in 2014, Apple launched its smart watch. It has a December release date, no exact day, for the USA, U.K and Australia. The market for Internet-connected speakers and other smart home technology may be big enough to help Apple diversify.

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  • Is the iPad Pro the future of the MacBook?
Is the iPad Pro the future of the MacBook?

You can ask it "When do the Red Sox play next?", ask it to tune into NPR, or ask it to remind you to bring snacks to an upcoming shindig. With the launch of iCloud, there was some modicum of control over the filing system Apple users could use, and there is the possibility that the Files app could just be a way of managing files in iCloud, al...

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  • Apple CEO: We Helped The U.K. Investigate Terrorist Attacks
Apple CEO: We Helped The U.K. Investigate Terrorist Attacks

Apple says its tough encryption is created to protect customer privacy. "[The encryption] doesn't mean no information". It comes after the Prime Minister Theresa May accused tech companies of creating "safe spaces" for terrorists in a hard hitting speech following the attack on Saturday night which killed seven and injured many more.

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  • Apple Unveils New 13 Inch MacBook Pro At WWDC 2017
Apple Unveils New 13 Inch MacBook Pro At WWDC 2017

This is the first refresh to the line since October 2015, which in Apple time is quite lengthy. For GPUs, the 21-inch iMac model will move to the Radeon Pro 555 and 560, while the 27-inch version will get the 570, 575, or 580 models. Apple's upgraded MacBook and MacBook Pro line are now available and shipping. All in all, it looks like even i...

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  • Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature
Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

The new male and female Siri voices sound more natural. Apple needs to get SiriKit into the conversation and to make sure Google and Amazon don't lock down voice-assistant developers, which could definitely happen in the next six months.

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  • New Kaby Lake iMacs arrive from Apple
New Kaby Lake iMacs arrive from Apple

The iMac Retina 4K 21.5-inch model also has a new lower price of $1,299, while the non-4K 21.5-inch starts at $1,099 and the 27-inch begins at $1,799. All new iMacs also get a pair of new USB-C ports, but Apple is not repeating its MacBook Pro mistake - legacy ports including USB 3.0 remain, so dongles are not needed to use existing peripherals.

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  • AMD announces the new Radeon Pro 500 series
AMD announces the new Radeon Pro 500 series

The new 10.5 inch iPad Pro starts at $650 is now available and has a shipping window of about one week. The new iMac Pro will also do all of its new graphic intensive processes thanks to AMD's new Radeon Pro Vega GPU, which is the most advanced form of graphics to ever feature on an iMac.

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  • Apple WWDC: HomePod, iOS11, iPad Pro and more
Apple WWDC: HomePod, iOS11, iPad Pro and more

Apple will retire several products from the update rotation as of iOS 11 , including the iPhone 5 and 5C and the fourth-gen iPad. With iOS 11 , users can take pictures in portrait mode with optical image stabilisation, True Tone flash and HDR.

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  • Check out Apple's official video introduction of the HomePod
Check out Apple's official video introduction of the HomePod

One of the most anticipated announcements expected from Apple was its Siri-powered home speaker, which the Cupertino-based giant finally unveiled towards the final moments of its WWDC 2017 keynote address. This is Apple's way of not only getting partners to shore up royalty fees, but ensuring that any home automation products can't be tampere...

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  • Apple's new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR
Apple's new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR

Now the company is trying to make up for their misstep with the MacPro desktop by introducing the iMac Pro . I'd say Apple announcing the iMac Pro is pretty much the nail in the coffin for the little black can design. The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro, meanwhile, features Kaby Lake processors up to 3.5GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz, a...

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  • Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system
Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system

Reality Winner - who allegedly leaked a classified intelligence report containing "Top Secret Level" defense info - likely worked at the "Sweet Tea" outpost, a 604,000-square-foot NSA post in Fort Gordon, Ga., according to The Daily Beast .

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  • Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig raises 2.35 mn euros
Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig raises 2.35 mn euros

Usher shared a photo from the epic concert, which raised money for the victims of the suicide bombing at Grande's concert in Manchester last month, explaining his absence in its caption. Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Katy Perry and the United Kingdom girl group Little Mix were just some of the artists who performed at the concert .

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  • AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac
AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac

However it also means AMD, Nvidia and partners won't find them flooding the second hand graphics card market and inflicting boom/bust upon the industry. Today AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) unveiled the high-performance, power-efficient Radeon™ Pro 500 series graphics, fueling beyond-UHD creativity in All-In-One computing.

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  • Biggest iPhone 8 leak: Eight coolest features you can expect
Biggest iPhone 8 leak: Eight coolest features you can expect

They add that the iPhone 8/iPhone X will also have wireless charging, which the refresh apparently lacks. During the AMA session, the Foxconn insiders answered questions regarding the upcoming iPhone 8 , Apple Glasses, Siri Speaker , MacBooks , and more.

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  • Apple WWDC 2017 Conference Revealed New iMac Models With Intel Kaby Lake
Apple WWDC 2017 Conference Revealed New iMac Models With Intel Kaby Lake

Among these outputs is Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), of which the iMac Pro has four ports. But there has still been some big news for fans of the company's iMac and MacBook lines. More details can be found at apple.com/imac-pro. The standard Macbook still retained its USA $1299 starting price while the Macbook Pro starts at United States $1299 for...

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  • Apple just unveiled a new version of Siri - here's what's new
Apple just unveiled a new version of Siri - here's what's new

The HomePod speaker will sell for $349, twice as much as the Amazon Echo, and will start shipping in December. The summer updates: Apple's iMac is getting a nicer display, faster processors and graphics performance - suitable for VR content creation - more memory capacity, and some new ports.

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  • How the Apple HomePod Compares to the Amazon Echo and Google Home
How the Apple HomePod Compares to the Amazon Echo and Google Home

Research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the US are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than double its estimate from last year. It's hard to say how much hype will accompany the physical arrival of the HomePod, but there's a long history of shoppers going to extreme lengths to buy new App...

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  • The Best Unannounced Feature on iOS 11 Is Screen Recording
The Best Unannounced Feature on iOS 11 Is Screen Recording

The last product announced at WWDC is Apple's Amazon Echo-rivalling HomePod smart speaker , which is due to launch in the U.S. at the end of the year. What's really cool about the new feature is that after you stop recording, you can make edits and annotations to your recording. The application will fall shy of uncovering iOS' file s...

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  • Apple reveals new 10.5 inch iPad Pro model
Apple reveals new 10.5 inch iPad Pro model

Safari, Apple's web browser, seeks to make users' online experience smoother and less annoying. HomePod will be available starting in December, initially in Australia, the United Kingdom and the US. And coupled with the new improvements in macOS High Sierra , these new machines will be at the forefront of VR content creation. Both tablets come w...

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  • Notre Dame Cathedral: Man attacks officer with hammer, police say
Notre Dame Cathedral: Man attacks officer with hammer, police say

The assault, right in front of the Paris police headquarters, comes just four days after a terrorist attack on the London Bridge in the United Kingdom capital killed seven and left dozens injured or missing. Matthew Currie Holmes, who was among those inside, tweeted that people inside had been told to stick to the centre of the cathedral and sit ...

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  • Apple's New HomePod Smart Speaker Promises to Reinvent Home Audio
Apple's New HomePod Smart Speaker Promises to Reinvent Home Audio

Google played catch-up a year ago to launch its own smart speaker called Home , powered by Google Voice Assistant. Apple's Phil Schiller said the device combines a great compact speaker with a smart speaker. However, its the smart functionality, combined with Siri voice control ("Hey Siri ") and Apple Music which, using six microphone...

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  • OnePlus 5 official launch live event happening on June 20
OnePlus 5 official launch live event happening on June 20

In addition, OnePlus will also hold the live finale of the "Best Smartphone Contest" at the launch event and 1 victor out of the 5 finalists will take home Grand prize of Rs. It is using a cryptically-worded event invite. The picture comes with the tagline which says, " Focus on what matters ". OnePlus has provided all the details on its websit...

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  • Apple's new iPhones 'Do Not Disturb' drivers with notifications
Apple's new iPhones 'Do Not Disturb' drivers with notifications

Tablets overall may be languishing, but the iPad Pro looks like it could be the best of them, hands down. There are reasons to try the iOS 11 beta and reasons to skip it . This has led to the introduction of a 120Hz refresh rate for reduced response times. It lowers the latency when using Apple Pencil and delivers smoother animations across iO...

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  • Apple Revamps The iMac Pro As Its Most Powerful Workhorse Ever
Apple Revamps The iMac Pro As Its Most Powerful Workhorse Ever

Available in the updated 21.5- and 27-inch iMac , Radeon Pro 500 series graphics enable extraordinary computing experiences, including stunning gaming, immersive VR on select models*, and fluid content creation with exceptional performance and support for GPU acceleration across a range of creative applications on the Mac platform, such as Adobe P...

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  • Apple HomePod Speaker Debuts, But Is It Too Late?
Apple HomePod Speaker Debuts, But Is It Too Late?

The HomePod , to be launched later this year, has six microphones built into it and is powered by Apple's smart assistant Siri. "You're dealing with one Siri", said Apple software chief Craig Federighi. While Apple radically redesigned the messaging experience in iOS 10, the next update will focus on improving on those core technologies and featu...

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  • Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems
Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems

But on a screenless speaker like HomePod , if Siri sucks, the whole gadget does too. The HomePod is described as a "breakthrough" device that delivers high quality audio along with spatial awareness, smart features and integration with streaming audio.

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  • Apple's New iPad Pro Takes a Stride Towards Killing Bezels Good
Apple's New iPad Pro Takes a Stride Towards Killing Bezels Good

Apple's desktop line-up isn't what it used to be. The 21.5-inch model is said to be three times faster, while the 27-inch model is reportedly 50 per cent faster. The iMacs above will no doubt be really quick and perfectly usable computers, but Apple teased the new Pro version which makes them seem a bit meh, really.

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

Apple said that makes the Mac a great platform for developing virtual-reality "experiences", although the company didn't announce any consumer VR products. After touting the work of Apple's developers, Cook announced that Amazon is coming to Apple TV with its Prime Video app. Cook said Apple was pleased about the partnership, and mentioned som...

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