• Will Apple's Second Bet on High-Fidelity Audio Pay Off?
Will Apple's Second Bet on High-Fidelity Audio Pay Off?

The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the US, United Kingdom and Australia. Google Home is also slowly improving and playing catch-up. Google followed in 2016 with Google Home , and Microsoft is now working with Harman Kardon on the Invoke smart speaker, which uses voice-assistant Cortana.

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  • First boss battle footage from Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
First boss battle footage from Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

In keeping with the vampiric themes of the forthcoming release, the boss is named Bloodless, and she has the ability to manipulate blood with her mind. This imaginative, side-scrolling game is the latest opus from the renowned Koji Igarashi, godfather of the "Igavania" genre of gothic, exploration-focused action platformers.

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  • Apple announces upgrades across all its Macs at WWDC 2017
Apple announces upgrades across all its Macs at WWDC 2017

However, there's a noisy market segment for Apple, the people who use computers for demanding tasks, and who can never have enough power. Another demo of F1 2016 looked gorgeous, thanks in part to the iMac's seventh-generation Kaby Lake processor and a display that manages 500 nits of brightness.

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  • Here's all the iOS 11 screenshots you've been waiting for
Here's all the iOS 11 screenshots you've been waiting for

Apple also upgraded most of its Mac computers , including a powerful new offering for professional users, showing renewed commitment to a product line that critics say it neglected amid lacklustre growth. To use iOS 11's new Wi-Fi sharing feature, just pull up the Wi-Fi login screen on the "foreign" device for which you'll be granting access an...

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  • Google Home gets two, like, hip ads and, like, a price cut
Google Home gets two, like, hip ads and, like, a price cut

Much of Apple's presentation was centered around this music-first approach, highlighting things like beamforming audio created to tune music to the space the speaker is in. You'll generally be able to do the same stuff you'd do with Siri now on your phone, but via a home speaker. Why can't software developers do the same? The Echo has only two ...

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  • CBI raids on NDTV promoters: Journalists claim 'Emergency-like situation'
CBI raids on NDTV promoters: Journalists claim 'Emergency-like situation'

Questioning as to why CBI was in haste to raid and not ask Sanjay Dutt to file a criminal case as it was a private complainant, he said, "This is undoubtedly an attack on freedom of press". "Please make it a time bound process and a deadline", he added. The CBI is awaiting a response from the ICICI Bank from which it had sought the list of offici...

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  • Apple announces updated iMac models with new processors, brighter display
Apple announces updated iMac models with new processors, brighter display

The upgraded variants of the iMac powerful desktop are created to offer improved performance. As for the iMac and the MacBook Pro lineups, they both are moving to Intel Kaby Lake processors and the iMac's are seeing brighter screens and more powerful graphics.

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  • IOS 11 might bring the drag and drop feature to iPhones too
IOS 11 might bring the drag and drop feature to iPhones too

He took to Twitter to announce , "All apps have While Using the App option for location access in iOS 11! ". Twitter user Devon T has revealed that iOS 11 has a new volume indicator that no longer obstructs the centre of the screen, as it does now.

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  • UP may face Mandsaur-like situation, warn farmer bodies
UP may face Mandsaur-like situation, warn farmer bodies

India has almost 260 million farmers and farm labourers, and agriculture accounts for 17 per cent of the gross domestic product. The confirmation that the five farmers were killed in police firing bears significance as the MP Government had initially claimed that the police did not fire at the agitating farmers.

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  • Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo vs Google Home
Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo vs Google Home

Meant to be Apple's extension into your home, and working with your iPhone and iPad, the device brings Siri's voice-activation features to home automation. "If Apple or Google want to come calling, my phone number is out there, they can call.I don't know if I can envision it but I hope that will happen on behalf of customers", Limp told...

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  • WWDC 2017: Apple announces iOS 11; Focuses on iPad productivity
WWDC 2017: Apple announces iOS 11; Focuses on iPad productivity

That could frustrate users if Apple doesn't inform them that upgrading from iOS 10 to iOS 11 could result in a reduction in overall device functionality. These include Shanghainese dictation, the ability to use a phone number as Apple ID, and SMS fraud extension - a service that warns users of potentially fraudulent text messages .

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  • This Android malware features a 'dangerous' new attack
This Android malware features a 'dangerous' new attack

Kaspersky describes Dvmap's code injection capability as "a risky new development in mobile malware", primarily because it means that any security tools or banking apps with root-detection features installed after infection are unlikely to detect the malware.

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  • Amazon Sees Apple's Siri Talking With Alexa Virtual Assistant, Report Says
Amazon Sees Apple's Siri Talking With Alexa Virtual Assistant, Report Says

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the device will "reinvent home audio". Apple's Home Kit has garnered many influential partners and a dedicated device is expected very soon. HomePod , like Echo , is mains only. Most other devices on the market today are either smart, voice-enabled speakers with limited sound quality (think Amazon Echo and Googl...

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  • Prime Ministers Modi and Sharif Meet in Kazakhstan Ahead of Summit
Prime Ministers Modi and Sharif Meet in Kazakhstan Ahead of Summit

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . The Prime Minister will hold a number of bilateral meetings today with leaders of SCO member countries. The Chinese President said his country is willing to cooperate with India within the SCO framework and contribute to the healthy and sustained development of the organisation.

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  • Will Theresa May fight back extremism after election shambles — War on TERROR
Will Theresa May fight back extremism after election shambles — War on TERROR

After going into the June 8 poll on the back of opinion polls suggesting she was heading for a substantially increased majority, Mrs May has lost two ministers, including the author of her manifesto, among a string of Conservative casualties.

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  • Where does the smart home fit into Apple's HomePod?
Where does the smart home fit into Apple's HomePod?

It's here that a lot of attention naturally remains too because of the high profile success of the Amazon Echo and Google Home . In fact, if we learned anything this week it's that Apple plans to leverage the hundreds of millions of Siri-powered iPhones, iPads and Apple Watchs in the market as it does battle with Alexa.

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  • Apple Enters The Home Market With Its Own Connected Voice Assistant
Apple Enters The Home Market With Its Own Connected Voice Assistant

Users can ask HomePod to do simple things like play a song or a Apple's Beat 1 Radio, or even ask who is singing or playing drum on a track. The speaker works in Canada now, of course, but not completely. In contrast, the reviewers have criticized regarding the sound quality of both, Google and Amazon speakers. The HomePod speaker loo...

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  • Major Improvements for iPhone, iPad Users
Major Improvements for iPhone, iPad Users

The document , which was originally spotted by Engadget , mentions a "Core NFC " framework that allows for access to certain high-level aspects of NFC hardware where developers will be able to build apps that can take advantage of it. Siri is way more intelligent in iOS 11 with added features like translation. Also, Live Photos will receive t...

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  • Apple MacBook Pro (2017) vs MacBook Pro (2015): What's the difference?
Apple MacBook Pro (2017) vs MacBook Pro (2015): What's the difference?

The two laptops haven't changed from their 2016 physical specs, aside from a slight weight gain. Moreover, the A10X likely consumes a fraction of the power that a high-end Core i7 inside of a 15-inch MacBook Pro does. Apple pulled this off by reducing the tablet's bezel by 40 percent. "We have also made significant performance improvements" ...

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  • WWDC 2017: New Hardware Updates, Releases & More!
WWDC 2017: New Hardware Updates, Releases & More!

Apple has announced its own connected smart speaker to rival Amazon's Echo and Google Home , as the Californian company throws its hat into the smart home arena. CEO Tim Cook led off his keynote address at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday with surprise news that users will now be able to stream their Amazon ( AMZN ) P...

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