• Assasin's Creed: Origins release date leaked
Assasin's Creed: Origins release date leaked

A leaked copy of Game Informer Magazine ended up in the hands of some subscribers a bit earlier than expected, and inside contains a report revealing how awesomely Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio runs Assassin's Creed: Origins . By collecting materials from around the game world, players can upgrade their current equipment. It'll be possibl...

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  • Apple is making the iPad into a lackluster MacBook
Apple is making the iPad into a lackluster MacBook

When users will choose the option for optimised camera settings, the new videos will be saved in h.265 (HEVC) format instead of h.264 and new images will be stored in HEIF format instead of JPG. In fact, as you can imagine, it affects every aspect of iOS use. While the phone will still work (and it's a little bit wonderful that it still does), ...

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  • Kansas Tax Cuts Rolled Back With Override of Veto
Kansas Tax Cuts Rolled Back With Override of Veto

In 2012, Brownback put in place a conservative economic agenda that the governor described as moving the state's tax policy "toward a pro-growth orientation". In February, he vetoed a bill to raise more than $ 1 billion in tax revenue, and he struck down the legislature's attempt to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act a few weeks lat...

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  • The Coolest Things You Can Do With Apple's New iOS 11
The Coolest Things You Can Do With Apple's New iOS 11

Taking a direct aim at both audio speakers and smart speakers available in the market, Apple mentioned that they are neither good at one job nor the other. But it's also possible that the HomePod could expose Siri as less capable than Amazon's Alexa , Google's Assistant and Microsoft's Cortana , Blaber said.

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  • Apple unveils HomePod speaker at WWDC 2017
Apple unveils HomePod speaker at WWDC 2017

As a home assistant, HomePod is a great way to send messages, get updates on news, sports and weather, or control smart home devices by simply asking Siri to turn on the lights, close the shades or activate a scene. More than 35 million people in the US are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than doubl...

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

The new iMac Pro features a 27 inch 5K Retina display and it comes with a choice of processors which include an 8 core, 10 core or 18 core Xeon processor and up to 128GB of RAM and up to 4TB of SSD storage. For the record, the iMac has a headset jack, an Ethernet port , a SD card reader , four USB 3.0 ports, and two USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 port...

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  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) HomePod
Apple Inc. (AAPL) HomePod "Siri Speaker" Will Battle With Amazon's Echo

Apple's entry into the market could change this. Multiple HomePods can be networked together, but that will cost a pretty sum given each speaker costs $349 (£270). Google already tries to be proactive with its Assistant on Android phones and Google Home speaker. Apple claims that the new processor offers 30% faster CPU performance and 40% f...

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  • Apple's upcoming Siri speaker may be a big problem for Sonos
Apple's upcoming Siri speaker may be a big problem for Sonos

If Apple unveils a rival to internet-connected speakers from Amazon and Google, it wouldn't be the first time that Apple hops on the bandwagon of a technology product popularized by a competitor. More recently, reports surfaced indicating that Apple's Siri speaker will boast virtual surround sound. The lack of a breakthrough device has ...

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  • Apple Introduces Echo Rival Home Pod And More At WWDC17
Apple Introduces Echo Rival Home Pod And More At WWDC17

Siri will leverage the same AI learnings and capabilities to work on the HomePod smart speaker . HomePod will be taking Amazon Echo and Google Home , which have been building momentum in the market for voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more.

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  • Amazon's Alexa better than Siri, suggests former Apple employee
Amazon's Alexa better than Siri, suggests former Apple employee

The A8 chip is the same that comes with AirPods . As much as we like to talk about who is ahead and who is behind, the reality is that the smart speaker and digital assistant market are still at the start of a long opportunity and Apple is still right in the game.

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  • Apple said to ready Siri speaker in bid to rival Google, Amazon
Apple said to ready Siri speaker in bid to rival Google, Amazon

Apple on Monday introduced a music speaker, its first hardware since Apple Watch was rolled out two years ago, at this year's annual Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ). The trend-setting company also is putting new twists on existing products as it delves deeper into virtual reality and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learnin...

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

The new Apple HomePod is a Wi-Fi six-array speaker and has Siri , Apple's virtual voice assistant , integrated, so users can ask for what songs to play or the weather. " HomePod packs powerful speaker technology, Siri intelligence and wireless access to the entire Apple Music library into a attractive speaker that is less than 17 centime...

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  • Apple Music has racked up 27 million subscribers
Apple Music has racked up 27 million subscribers

In totality, the HomePod managed to impress the first bunch of reviewers, but does it have in it what it takes to commercially take down the Google Home , Amazon Echo or Sonos Play:3? The protocol allows you to add HomePods to multiple rooms easily.

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  • MacBook 2017 vs. iPad Pro 2017 - Impressive Core Performance
MacBook 2017 vs. iPad Pro 2017 - Impressive Core Performance

The entry-level model will have a powerful Xeon processor , featuring eight cores, but there will also be more powerful versions as well. This is an officially "VR Ready" card, and Apple is offering the box for VR developers. What you need to know is that the Core i5 and Core i7 options on the skinny little MacBooks are not the more powerful...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to have dual camera, retain 18.5:9 display
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to have dual camera, retain 18.5:9 display

The smartphone could also come with a dual-rear camera, claims the latest report. 25/5/17: An alleged Galaxy Note 8 front panel (below) has surfaced online, confirming that the smartphone will feature a Galaxy S8-style "bezel-less" display likely with an 18.5:9 ratio.

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  • Apple debuts iMac Pro with beefy specs, real ports, $5K starting price
Apple debuts iMac Pro with beefy specs, real ports, $5K starting price

One wonders what kind of system they'll ultimately unveil as a replacement for the current Mac Pro , if the new iMac Pro packs this kind of firepower. Let's take a small look on the newly loaded iMacs , MacBooks and nevertheless iMac Pro. The iMac and MacBook Pro are incredibly popular with professional graphic and digital designers usi...

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  • Apple reveals voice-activated smart speaker, HomePod
Apple reveals voice-activated smart speaker, HomePod

Rumors of Apple building an Echo competitor were first reported a year ago. This comes as Google and Amazon have made headways in assisting users based on knowledge of past routines. The Homepod will launch in December 2017 in the UK, US, and Australia . Next year, it will be available worldwide. Google sells Home for US$180, pro...

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  • Michelle Obama to Developers: Make Room for Women in Tech
Michelle Obama to Developers: Make Room for Women in Tech

Obama is slated to speak about "empowering people from all walks of life", according to Apple CEO Tim Cook . The former first lady, accomplished lawyer and humanitarian touched on the business implications of excluding women - who are often heads of household spending - from decision-making.

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  • Reasons Why Apple Inc (AAPL)'s Homepod Will be Dead on Arrival
Reasons Why Apple Inc (AAPL)'s Homepod Will be Dead on Arrival

For years now Apple has built and distributed some of the world's most popular digital media players. HomePod will be available for $349 starting in December initially in Australia, the United Kingdom and the US. Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year. But the ...

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  • Apple unveils its intelligent and powerful speaker, HomePod
Apple unveils its intelligent and powerful speaker, HomePod

It comes as Apple is poised to unveil a Siri-powered internet-connected speaker to rival Amazon's Echo and Google Home . "It's the biggest brains ever in a speaker", said Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller. Apple is also updating the operating software for its Apple Watch, including new watch faces, more personalized alerts that ...

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