• Ringleader behind London attack starred in documentary 'Jihadis Next Door'
Ringleader behind London attack starred in documentary 'Jihadis Next Door'

Hedge was one of at least 48 people who were injured in the attack carried out by three men in the London Bridge area that also left seven people dead and anxious friends and relatives frantic to find out about others still missing. "As she ran towards danger, in an effort to help people on the bridge, Kirsty sadly lost her life", said Boden's fa...

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  • With Audio Focus, Apple Side-Steps Smart Speaker Competition
With Audio Focus, Apple Side-Steps Smart Speaker Competition

Federighi showed off some of the new machine-learning capabilities of SiriKit in the iOS update , including on-device learning about topics that are pertinent to each user. "The focus looks to be more about competing with Sonos and supporting Apple's Music service than its HomeKit efforts", he told TechNewsWorld. Apple is banking on six n...

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  • Apple Updates iOS With 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Mode
Apple Updates iOS With 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Mode

It will have a new mode, Do Not Disturb While Driving, which, when used, will detect whether someone is driving and turn off all notifications and the iPhone screen. The new iOS 11 update will be available as a free update for supported iPhones and iPads in about September. It is a 7-inches tall device and covered in a " seamless 3D mesh " fabr...

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  • Amazon Prime Video Is Headed To The Apple TV
Amazon Prime Video Is Headed To The Apple TV

The cylindrical speaker coved in a mesh fabric promises to put music at the forefront of the experience. Measuring just under 7 inches, the speaker will be available in white and space grey. Although Siri would likely be a centerpiece of a smart speaker from Apple , Moorhead said the device's design , colors and acoustics will also likely b...

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  • The iMac Pro Will Be The Best Christmas Gift This…
The iMac Pro Will Be The Best Christmas Gift This…

It also gets something that Apple is calling ProMotion technology - which gives it better refresh rates of up to 120hz, double that of the usual 60hz, and which means that video playback should be smoother and crisper than ever. The screen's the same bright and vivid 12-inch Retina display with 2,304 x 1,440 resolution. Apple is rolling out a...

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  • What WWDC 2017 Has in Store
What WWDC 2017 Has in Store

Drag and drop is going to be particularly useful for the new Files app , which is also available on the iPhone. An attendee demonstrates the ARKit, augmented reality tool, on an Apple Inc . So far this year, they have reaped about $10 billion from the App Store . The feature will support only a few countries in the US at launch, but Apple ...

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  • New iPhone update blocks drivers from texting behind the wheel
New iPhone update blocks drivers from texting behind the wheel

In the video below we get to see some of the new features in iOS 11, the video features the iOS 11 beta 1, so there will be some changes before the final release of the software. However, unlike previous rumors, the tablet features a home button but will have thinner bezels all round. The Siri watchface uses machine learning to determine what...

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  • Apple's Appocalypse Short Imagines the Fallout of a World Without Apps
Apple's Appocalypse Short Imagines the Fallout of a World Without Apps

We'd make a guess that Apple will try and make the same devices suitable for iOS 11 , but there's always the chance the iPhone 5 will get cut. In this case, the real tabletop served as the background for the game. A demo of a steaming coffee cup next to a lamp on a table drew hoots and hollers from the developer audience, although the first ve...

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  • Senate Plans for Mid-Summer Health Care Vote
Senate Plans for Mid-Summer Health Care Vote

Senator John Cornyn, the No.2 Republican in the Senate, said Monday evening he thought there would be a vote on a healthcare bill in the Senate in July. "So, the GOP plan keeps over 90 percent of the Obamacare subsidies". James E. Risch, Idaho Republican, told reporters . Pressed to elaborate, a spokesperson said: "Senator Murkowski has been h...

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  • Penguins' Power Play Good for Predators
Penguins' Power Play Good for Predators

Game 5 is scheduled for Pittsburgh on Thursday, with Game 6, if necessary, set for Nashville on Sunday. Something the Penguins did more than anybody during the regular season when it led the National Hockey League in scoring. And if Rinne can keep this up - and the Predators can continue to get depth scoring from the unlikeliest sources - the...

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  • Fisker EMotion Teased Anew, Will Start At $129900
Fisker EMotion Teased Anew, Will Start At $129900

The Fisker EMotion is slowly becoming a reality - the automaker has released new teaser images with the production version that looks quite different from the prototype introduced last fall. The EMotion is also said to have a top speed of 161 miles per hour. It also has a healthy selection on onboard sensors, including LiDAR and mirror cameras that...

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  • IPhones to get 'do not disturb while driving' feature
IPhones to get 'do not disturb while driving' feature

It flaunts the 64-bit A10X Fusion chip, ProMotion-imbued Retina display with 120Hz refresh rates and enhanced energy efficiency, and the iPhone 7's camera system. The iPad Pro models also have Touch ID to lock and unlock with a fingerprint. Both models will also be available next week in Apple Stores, through select carriers and Apple Authorized ...

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  • Apple Takes On Amazon
Apple Takes On Amazon

Finally, Apple is now working with Steam, Unity and Unreal to bring new virtual reality engines to the operating system. The digital assistant is getting a brand new voice (both male and female) to make it sound less like a robotic drone and more human.

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  • This New iPhone Feature May Just Save Your Life
This New iPhone Feature May Just Save Your Life

While the iPhone screen will be locked to prevent drivers from using apps, navigation systems like Apple Maps and Google Maps will work, but users will not be able to input destinations while driving. The company also announced a new QuickType keyboard on iPad that gives quick access to numbers, symbols, and punctuation. Click to enlarg...

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  • Apple launches the HomePod, a Siri-powered wireless speaker
Apple launches the HomePod, a Siri-powered wireless speaker

Apple's new HomePod speaker may be music to the ears of its loyal fans, but how much it can crank up volume in the smart speaker market remains to be heard. HomePod is the first hardware product for the company since the Apple watch. Bob O'Donnell is the founder and chief analyst of Technalysis Research LLC , a technology consulting and...

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  • WWDC 2017: 3 Biggest announcements from Apple you shouldn't miss
WWDC 2017: 3 Biggest announcements from Apple you shouldn't miss

Considering that system-level screen recording has been possible for a few Android versions now, this is the sort of functionality that I'm surprised didn't come to iOS sooner. When iOS 11 arrives this fall, iPad users will be able to drag and drop items-ranging from photos to web addresses-between apps. It will also reply to any incoming m...

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  • Apple Unveils New iMac Pro - Its Most Powerful Yet
Apple Unveils New iMac Pro - Its Most Powerful Yet

From brand new iMacs to revamped iPads , Apple has revamped nearly every personal computer and tablet it has to offer, and also showcased its upcoming operating software for new devices. The MacBook Air is far from being exterminated. He said the new iMacs have the "best Mac displays ever made" with the faster ever processor , higher m...

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  • Apple Unveils HomePod Speaker, 10.5-inch iPad, Other Items at WWDC
Apple Unveils HomePod Speaker, 10.5-inch iPad, Other Items at WWDC

If you were taking notes while Apple CEO Tim Cook was talking at the annual developers' conference, you probably went through more than a couple of pages. And Apple is also getting its say in the matter. Amazon has dominated the connected speakers category since 2014 when it introduced its first Echo , which responds to voice commands and ...

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  • Apple's Business Chat takes on Twitter DMs for customer service messaging
Apple's Business Chat takes on Twitter DMs for customer service messaging

Apple will integrate the new feature into iMessage as an app, which will basically allow you to request payment with your contact with a single tap. "Intelligence" feature will let Siri make suggestions on what you might find interesting.

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  • IPhones will block texts while driving in new update
IPhones will block texts while driving in new update

They're going to make you fall in love with your iPhone and iPad all over again. To get iOS 11 right now, you'll need to join the Apple Developer Program . With growth in the USA smartphone market slowing to a crawl, developers of mobile apps and operating systems are increasingly looking to AI as a way to differentiate their wares.

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