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

It's unclear whether this will work with existing speakers or require new ones. Last year, Google announced the Google Home equipped with the Google Assistant and the latest entrant to the segment is Apple with the HomePod . So far, the service has limited payments to purchases of products and services from companies and other organization...

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

New app switcher. Similarly, swiping up opens up a new multitasking menu that reveals all active apps. The voluntary guidelines ask manufacturers to adopt a dedicated "driving mode", a "simplified user interface" that strips out distracting information while you're behind the wheel.

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  • Ultra-powerful iMac Pro revealed, plus faster MacBooks and macOS High Sierra!
Ultra-powerful iMac Pro revealed, plus faster MacBooks and macOS High Sierra!

Apple unveiled the iMac Pro on Monday, saying it's the most powerful Mac ever made. There's a new, ultra-powerful 27-inch iMac Pro featuring a procesor line-up with up to 18 cores and up to 16GB of video memory . (The top model Radeon Pro 580 is roughly equivalent to an Nvidia 1060) Those new GPUs, along with updates in macOS High Sierra ,...

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  • The new Radeon Pro 500 Series for iMac
The new Radeon Pro 500 Series for iMac

The new 21.5-inch iMac Retina 4K will come with AMD Radeon Pro 555 and Radeon Pro 560 graphics. The iMac Pro comes in a special Space Gray finish complete with a Space Gray keyboard and mouse. Graphics are driven by the new AMD Radeon Vega GPU with up to 16 GB of on-package HBM2 memory and performance of up to 11 teraflops (single precision...

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

Users will have the option to permit such apps to collect data from them. On iPad , the new Control Center is laid out differently for no good reason. Apple Pay now supports iMessage. Other additions to the operating system include the introduction of indoor maps to Apple Maps , AirPlay 2 offering multi-room audio and a redesigned A...

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  • Having problems with your Google Home? You're not alone
Having problems with your Google Home? You're not alone

Control your smart home: If you have smart devices in your home, you can use your Assistant to control your lights and switches from brands including Nest, Philips Hue or Samsung SmartThings and more. As Android Police reports, some Google Home devices are essentially completely broken today, with "a almost 100% failure rate". It's pretty annoyi...

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  • HomePod, Echo, Google Home: How secure are your speakers?
HomePod, Echo, Google Home: How secure are your speakers?

Amazon's ( AMZN ) record-breaking Echo speaker , which it can't make fast enough, and Google's ( GOOGL ) Home speaker were top dogs in a new category. The HomePod speaker pricing starts at around $349. HomePod can be paired up with your iPhone 5s or later running the new iOS 11 and the connectivity works just like the AirPods, all you ha...

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  • Soon you will be able to send money form Google Assistant
Soon you will be able to send money form Google Assistant

At the Google I/O, the Google Assistant has received an array of new features. The big news of Google I/O for many people was the direct call out to Australians on the expansion of Google Home to Australia. This is obvious in the proactive assistance alerts that Google announced during the keynote. However, the company's new "Project Treble" ...

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  • Whats New In Apple's iOS 11
Whats New In Apple's iOS 11

This feature has already gained attention for being able to capture Snapchat posts without the user being notified. The feature, called "Offloading" by Apple , was first spotted by Cydia Geeks . Although this will delete the unused apps, your data and documents will be saved. This might not be a huge step, but it will certainly encourage Ap...

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  • Indian police briefly detain Rahul Gandhi
Indian police briefly detain Rahul Gandhi

The police had put barricades at Nayagaon in Neemuch bordering Rajasthan to stop him from entering Mandsaur , where curfew remained in force for the third consecutive day on Thursday. Breaking his silence, Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh termed the agitation "unfortunate" and said those "politicising" the incident were not concerned...

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  • Apple Updates MacBook Lineup with Kaby Lake Processors
Apple Updates MacBook Lineup with Kaby Lake Processors

Graphics on iMac are much more powerful across the line with the new Radeon Pro 500-series graphics with up to 8GB of vRAM. The company's Mac revenue fell previous year, and while well received by many consumers, recent MacBook Pros have been criticised by some longtime Mac loyalists and creative professionals for not meeting some of their ne...

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  • Sri Lanka's epic run chase stuns India
Sri Lanka's epic run chase stuns India

But just as Sri Lanka's hopes were rising their task became more hard, two run-outs spelling the end for each of their established batsmen. Dhanushka Gunathilaka (76, 72b, 7×4, 2×6), Kusal Mendis (89, 93b, 11×4, 1×6), Kusal Perera (47 retd hurt, 44b, 5×4), Angelo Mathews (52 n o, 45b, 6×4) and Asela Gunaratne (34 n o, 21b, 2×4, 2×6) all...

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  • Apple's WWDC 2017 is underway, here's the latest from San Jose
Apple's WWDC 2017 is underway, here's the latest from San Jose

The new setting option, seen below with Uber as the example, is most definitely a positive development for user privacy. Even though it is very tempting, Apple's new iOS 11 feature could put an end to the distraction. The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by almost 40 percent to fit into an incredibly compact package that still weighs j...

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  • Developers Will Have Access To NFC On iPhone In iOS 11
Developers Will Have Access To NFC On iPhone In iOS 11

Though everything that the Cupertino giant announced was analysed deeply by experts one thing that missed much attention was new "Core NFC" framework that could expand near-field communication features for Apple devices beyond just its mobile payments support.

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  • WWDC 2017 - What's new? from @LittleMsMobile
WWDC 2017 - What's new? from @LittleMsMobile

Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing said, "Apple reinvented portable music with iPod and now HomePod will reinvent how we enjoy music wirelessly throughout our homes ". The speaker will sell for about $350 in December . It also has a " Musicologist " feature for streaming Apple Music through commands ...

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  • Payday 2 Is Now Free On Steam For 5 Million Users
Payday 2 Is Now Free On Steam For 5 Million Users

That should be plenty for most people who have yet to try out or purchase an older game. The multiplayer shooter will be available from now until June 21 or when 5 million users claim their copy. Which is an alarmingly high number of free copies of a game to giveaway. Fans have no excuse to not get it until now. In order to download the free ...

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  • Buy a New Apple iMac or Wait for iMac Pro?
Buy a New Apple iMac or Wait for iMac Pro?

But the headline is the 21.5-inch iMac includes a 4K Display for $200 less than the previous generation. Besides, the model is also integrated with Intel HD Graphics 630, 2GB Radeon Pro 555 and four Thunderbolts 3 with touch bar . Apple today also updated the 13-inch MacBook Air® with a 1.8 GHz processor . Finally, Apple will be releasin...

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  • Apple is assisting the United Kingdom in terror investigations
Apple is assisting the United Kingdom in terror investigations

The government has recently arrested several people, who are suspected to have been involved in the recent attacks including a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester Arena in May. In the past, the US firm has been subjected to constant flak for its support of digital services that run on end-to-end encryption. Cook said on Monday...

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  • Apple Releases and Teases New Mac Hardware
Apple Releases and Teases New Mac Hardware

Apple's new iMac Pro features a Space Gray variant, a unique design that the tech firm is rare to take. "We're thrilled to give developers and customers a sneak peek at iMac Pro". Apple also said during the WWDC keynote that all of its laptops now have solid state drives that feature a 50% speed improvement. So, the lucky old iMac Pro get...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Could Launch In August
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Could Launch In August

When it comes to unveiling the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung is expected to do it in late August. In addition, the screen size of the Galaxy Note 8 is likely to be 0.6 inch larger than the Galaxy Note 7 and 0.1 inch than the Galaxy S8 Plus , according to reports .

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  • Apple shows off new iPads in promo video
Apple shows off new iPads in promo video

To mark the release of the new iPad Pro range, Apple has released a video to show off its new devices and hopefully help rejuvenate a tablet market that has been stagnating for a while now. Or rather, if. Applications that do not go into 64 bits will eventually disappear. Developers of those apps should take note of the situation and update t...

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  • Fired FBI Director Comey faces Senate and rebuts Trump
Fired FBI Director Comey faces Senate and rebuts Trump

As previously reported , highlights of the former FBI director's seven-page testimony affirm what the press has reported for the last several months: That, during Comey's tenure, President Trump was not a subject of investigation for the Russian Federation affair; members of Trump's campaign and transition team, however, were.

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  • The new 12-inch MacBook has 3 stealth upgrades
The new 12-inch MacBook has 3 stealth upgrades

On the inside, all of the new iMacs including the 21.5 inch and 27-inch models come with 7th gen Intel Core Kaby Lake processors, which boasts of a higher base and turbo frequencies. They also have heftier discrete graphics: either a 2GB Radeon Pro 555 or a 4GB Radeon Pro 560, which are an upgrade from the 2GB Radeon Pro 450 and 455 and the 4GB...

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  • Morrowind Launch Day Arrives, Welcome Back to Vvardenfell
Morrowind Launch Day Arrives, Welcome Back to Vvardenfell

If you've been longing to return to the picturesque climes of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind , the wait is over: The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind is out today, and to celebrate, Bethesda has released a launch trailer for the expansion.

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  • Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo has a critical flaw
Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo has a critical flaw

Again, Apple isn't the first to tout the wonders of machine learning to developers, but they say they're trying to make it easier to work with than their competitors. Bits of code and assets for such a mode have surfaced in the past, and if Apple is indeed planning a new iPhone that can display darker blacks, then it would make sense to introdu...

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  • Look out Surface: Apple's iMac goes Pro in 2017
Look out Surface: Apple's iMac goes Pro in 2017

The Apple iMac Pro 2017 will be coming out this December and the price starts at 4.999 United States dollars. We also learned that the machine won't have user accessible RAM , but Apple will be offering some of its usual upgrade options at the time of purchase.

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  • Apple HomePod Joins Amazon Echo, Google Home In Smart Speaker Arms Race
Apple HomePod Joins Amazon Echo, Google Home In Smart Speaker Arms Race

The HomePod speaker is the centre of attention at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference . I, like others who I chatted with, feel like " Siri Speaker " is a more fitting title. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthpho...

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  • Apple HomePod wireless music speaker
Apple HomePod wireless music speaker

Once you've said that command, it sends an anonymous Siri ID and encrypted communications to and from Apple's servers. It looks like a home assistant and it acts like a home assistant, but Apple Inc . Apple is taking Amazon head on for living room dominance. Will Apple exclusively market the HomePod to the United States like Amazon ...

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  • Apple announces Siri-based speaker, to take on Amazon, Google
Apple announces Siri-based speaker, to take on Amazon, Google

AAPL says it can essentially act as a virtual surround sound system; set up two HomePods and they automatically work together. Siri, meanwhile, is getting a new voice. It will be priced at $349 in the United States, with local pricing announced later in the year. Google, meanwhile, previewed new speaker features such as hands-free phone calling d...

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  • Apple HomePod Is A Smart Speaker With Siri And Apple Music Built
Apple HomePod Is A Smart Speaker With Siri And Apple Music Built

In many ways, HomePod will be able to do the same things as an Amazon Echo or Google Home , including playing back podcasts, setting reminders, checking sports scores, translation and controlling internet-connected devices. Following in Google's footsteps, Siri will also be able to translate and speak phrases from six languages, with more co...

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  • Apple's New iMac Pro Is Coming in December
Apple's New iMac Pro Is Coming in December

Connectivity wise the Apple iMacs would come with two USB Type-C connectors with Thunderbolt 3. And with a new space grey enclosure and gorgeous 27-inch Retina 5K display with support for 1 billion colours, iMac Pro is as stunning as it is powerful.

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  • Microsoft signs accord to buy cyber firm Hexadite
Microsoft signs accord to buy cyber firm Hexadite

Today, Microsoft confirmed the acquisition of cybersecurity company Hexadite . Microsoft did not release terms of the deal, but TechCrunch is reporting the sale price at $100 million . According to Microsoft, it intends to use Hexadite technology to expand its threat protection and detection services in order to more quickly respond to attack...

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  • Vampyr E3 2017 Trailer With Release Date
Vampyr E3 2017 Trailer With Release Date

Still, at least we have confirmation of a release window and the game hasn't suddenly shifted to being an exclusive of any sort. Vampyr is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One in November of 2017. You'll then use those powers to survive, fighting vampire hunters, the undead, and other monstrosities through London's foggy streets. You're going to h...

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  • The Best iOS 11 Features You Probably Haven't Heard of Yet
The Best iOS 11 Features You Probably Haven't Heard of Yet

NFC, or Near Field Communications, is the tech used to make payments on your phone via Apple Pay and to check in using virtual boarding passes at the airport. The podcast app in iOS is not great. "Apple took out a series of patents more than three years ago created to address the issue of driver safety, so while this new feature has been ra...

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  • New iMacs bring better screens, powerful processors and graphics, and USB-C
New iMacs bring better screens, powerful processors and graphics, and USB-C

Apple finally unveiled its new MacBook Pro family that comes equipped with Intel's Kaby Lake processors . From Siri-powered HomePod and 12.9-inch iPad Pro to iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra , everything Apple announced at its developer conference on Monday was nothing short of impressive.

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