Taiwan's HTC says virtual reality headset will be compatible with Apple's new OS
07 June, 2017, 18:53
The company "can't afford to yield valuable real-estate in the heart of people's homes to Amazon, Google and others", said Geoff Blaber, research analyst at CCS Insight.
Driving guidance:Apple in its iOS 11 has also added new improvements to Maps which can be used while driving in a vehicle.
Users will be able to see Apple Maps, Apple's navigation application, while driving - though they will be unable to input destinations. Google already tries to be proactive with its Assistant on Android phones and Google Home speaker.
A feature which should've preceded the voice-enabled personal assistants, Siri has finally been endowed with the ability to converse via texts. Or making new voices, with a male version of Siri getting a refresh, too.
Among those commenting today, Andy Hargreaves of Pacific Crest, who just cut his rating on Apple stock yesterday, writes that the presentation "did not change our views". The smartwatch promises to learn about your routines to figure out what information to display. Well, that's no longer the case, so perhaps we will start to see Apple TV units popping up in there? The features are part of the Mac software update this fall, to be called High Sierra. And both utilize the same ports as previous iPad Pro versions: A Lightning connector and the magnetic Smart connector that is now used only by the keyboard cover.
Billed as a "breakthrough home speaker", the HomePod is attempting to differentiate itself as a premium smart speaker as opposed to current products that are generally either a premium speaker (Sonos) or smart (Echo), but not both. In addition to that, users will also be able to take notes directly from the Lock Screen via the Instant Notes feature which can be accessed simply by tapping on the display.
The "HomePod" speaker unveiled at Apple's annual developers conference is similar to rival devices that have been released during the past two years.
Apple Music now offers additional ways to discover music - the one that your friends are listening to.
Tim Cook, CEO, said this year's event would be "the best and biggest" as he prepared to unveil the tech giant's first new product range since the Apple Watch and a whole host of other treats.
Apple will roll out a brand new iMac in December called the iMac Pro: featuring 8-, 10- or 18-core Intel Xeon processors, the computer will use Radeon Vega graphics, up to 128GB ECC memory and feature for USB-C (with Thunderbolt) ports.
Hardware upgrades woo pros back and set stage for developers to use augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR).
Analysts said the smart home speaker market is ripe for Apple.
Apple is introducing a 10.5-inch iPad Pro in an attempt to revive interest in its once hot-selling line of tablets. Yet it isn't as bulky as the 12.9-inch model.
A 64GB version of the iPad Pro will cost $650; it is available to order now and will begin to be shipped next week. The performance facilitates "complex tasks like editing photos and 4K video, rendering 3D images or playing games", says Apple.
With the next version of the iOS system for mobile devices, messages will sync in the cloud.
It revealed there are more than 375 million active devices using Siri each month over 36 countries. They can use the money instantly to send to someone, make purchases using Apple Pay in stores, apps and on the web, or transfer it from Apple Pay Cash to their bank account. The 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.
The pro level camera features will allow for looping videos with new Loop and Bounce effects in Live Photos.
Up next, Apple Pay has been integrated right in to iMessage, which supports person to person payments as well.
Apple Maps has added several indoor maps for major airports and shopping centres worldwide. This highlights a broader issue for Apple as consumers' interaction with computing becomes even more fragmented; services in which Apple is weak are likely to drive the bulk of consumer value.
He reportedly has met with Comey to discuss the probe, and Comey reportedly sought his approval to testify before lawmakers. FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, May 3, 2017.
Agassi won the title in 1999 and he insists he is now helping the Serbian for free as he tries to help him regain his best form. Agassi originally planned to leave before Djokovic's third-round French Open match Friday but apparently reshuffled his plans.
The all-rounder was followed off the pitch by the rest of the players though as the heavens opened again to curtail the match . Poor performance: Smith was quite clear that he needs his bowlers to do better if they are to win their next match .
We ended up at this golf course. "I was quite an unfortunate looking kid", Sheeran joked at one point of his looks and voice. Ed Sheeran "cracked" Justin Bieber in the face during a drunken golf game. "I couldn't disagree more".
Nick Kyrgios of Australia beat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open . Prior to the tournament, Rafael Nadal said he considers Paris his second home due to the past success at Roland Garros .
Apple also released a software kit so developers could infuse augmented reality into applications for iPhones or iPads. So far, the service has limited payments to purchases of products and services from companies and other organizations.
Sir Harpal Kumar, Cancer Research UK's chief executive, said: "These results could transform the treatment of prostate cancer ". Karim Fizazi, head of cancer medicine at Gustave Roussy, University Paris-Sud in Villejiuf, France.
Kentucky, which states prosecutors must find a race-neutral reason for keeping minorities off juries with a preemptive strike. The trial will begin on June 5 in Montgomery County, as the defense unsuccessfully petitioned for it to take place elsewhere.
But Trump has apparently realized that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, much like the US health care system, is complicated. The long-standing US position is that Jerusalem's fate must be worked out through Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
It did not look good early for Rinne who, after two subpar efforts in Games 1 and 2, gave up a goal on the first shot of the game. The Penguins also have managed just four shots on goal in 13 power plays in the series with just one goal with the man advantage.
Repeatedly telling fans "I love you, I love you", Ariana wiped tears from her eyes as she gave her final performance of the night. Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Sons opened the charity concert with a minute's silence in memory of the victims of both massacres.
Snake bites baby, mom posts video to Facebook
A Sebring, Florida woman is being investigated after a video surfaced showing a red rat snake biting her one-year-old daughter. She says her child was never in any real danger and thought she did the right thing to "introduce" the snake to her baby.
Panama's feared dictator and ex-US ally Noriega dies
In 2015 Noriega issued a blanket apology "to anybody who felt offended, affected, prejudiced or humiliated by my actions". While in prison he was convicted in absentia in France of money laundering and sentenced to seven years.
Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State
He has been troubled for years by chronic back problems that sometimes prevented him from taking off his shoes after a game. Ohio State is considered one of the best coaching jobs in not only the Big Ten, but nationally as well.
New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before
First it was Amazon , then it was Google and now it's Apple's turn to have a crack at a voice-activated home assistant speaker. Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, the HomePod will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes.
Nadal into quarters, Muguruza out
In the first round, she was 0-3 down in the decider against Jennifer Brady of the United States before winning it 9-7. A tearful Garbiñe Muguruza hit out at the crowd after her title defence was ended by France's Kristina Mladenovic .
Real clinch 33rd La Liga title
As you can see in the below footage, he was pretty pissed about the freaky Spanish tradition, saying: "I know". He added that the win just sealed the fact that Real Madrid is the world's best football club.