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Soon, iPhones Will Be Able to Block Texts While Driving

It does not get a massive overhaul in terms of the visual appeal or the features, but there seem to be enough changes under the hood to make a difference. Cook also launched iOS 11 with over 10 new features. The new model will begin shipping on Monday. The latest update adds the ability to know what your friends are listening to.

Russian hackers 'attacked at least one US voting software supplier'

An FBI affidavit claimed that Reality Winner printed out the classified report on May 9 and mailed it to the news outlet, which was not explicitly named in the affidavit but fit the description of The Intercept . The Department of Homeland Security "assesses that the types of systems Russian actors targeted or compromised were not involved in vote tallying". Asked about her arrest, Intercept spokeswoman Vivian Siu said the NSA document came to them anonymously.

IOS 11 will not support 32-bit apps

These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. Although Apple is late to the game, CCS Insight analyst Geoff Blaber says the new tools come "as the technology hits an inflection point". That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent ...

Apple releases Do Not Disturb While Driving for iOS 11

She's also smarter than ever, with the ability to translate directly from English to Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish, and will serve up better suggestions too, thanks to new "on-device learning". But special contacts can be allowed to pass through so "you have the piece of mind that you can get contacted ... and that message will go through", Federighi said.

Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

The gunman began firing at police as he attempted to leave the building just before 6pm and was shot dead. Australian police are treating as a "terrorist incident" a Melbourne siege in which a gunman was killed. Mr Ashton said there was no indication at this stage that Khayre's actions were planned in concert with others. Police said he made statements "around Al-Qaeda" and called a local television station making similar comments, reportedly: "This is for IS, this is for Al-Qaeda".

Apple iMac 2017 won't be unveiled at WWDC; Only new MacBooks expected

Based on the foremost rumor regarding the very existence of such an Apple laptop, Bloomberg expected to see the 2017 MacBook during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) keynote on June 5. Apple for a long time did not bring significant changes in the lineup of laptops, which, according to analysts, many users prefer to do only the most necessary purchases a Mac, postponing the update before the release of really new models.

Twitch Prime members getting some new Playerunknown's Battlegrounds skins

Flawless for laying on the ground motionless as you failed once again to be the last-man standing. Subscribers can look forward to Twitch-themed jeans, a t-shirt and balaclava. These skins will be unlocked for Twitch Prime members beginning June 9. However, it's only been available in a handful of countries so far. Twitch Prime gives members free digital games, free in-game content, ad-free Twitch viewing, an expanded set of chat emotes, and a new channel subscription every 30 days.

Woman accused of texting boyfriend instructions to kill himself begins trial

Jury selection was expected to start Monday and was expected to take about a week, according to court officials. "The theme of those text messages can be summed up in the phrase used by the defendant four times between July 11 and July 12, 2014: 'You just [have] to do it, '" the state's court said in a ruling a year ago.

Hands-on with Apple's augmented reality demo of Star Wars Holochess

Thrilled about Amazon Prime Video finally heading over to the Apple TV later this year? It remains to be seen how (or if) third-party developers like government agencies will be able to integrate service delivery into this new experience - but it does provide another example of the growing trend toward predictive information delivery.

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The update will now automatically display the information most important to you, there is even a cool new "kalidescope page". The company is casting Siri as a music connoisseur that will learn and cater to the tastes of the HomePod's owners, as well as answer questions about the songs as they are played.

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 preview: A new iPad brings new tricks

Check. Groan-worthy dad jokes from Craig Federighi? — A new version of Apple Pay now allows person-to-person payments. Every year we sit through keynotes like this, waiting with bated breath for the tech giant to surprise and delight us.

Apple Just Announced A Bunch Of New Products and Software Enhancements

Been trying to be a safer driver and not look at your phone while behind the wheel? Siri, meanwhile, is getting a new voice. It's also got something called ProMotion that's supposed to "increase the refresh rate and make motion smoother in video content", although if it's anything like the motion-smoothing technology on HDTVs that produces the dreaded " soap opera effect ", that may or may not be a good thing.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Launches New P2P Service to Challenge PayPal (PYPL)

Apple is doing some interesting things with the way it deals with photos in iOS 11 . Apple Pay will soon be incorporated into Messages on the iPhone, meaning that paying your friend back for lunch is as simple as punching in a dollar amount and pressing send.

IOS 11 official with Siri translation and P2P payments support

Now, conversations are automatically synchronized with iCloud. Siri is now more intelligent and will learn from your behaviour and show you news stories or other content it thinks you might like. It should let you shoot better quality video with a smaller file size. You won't get any notifications while in the vehicle, and if you look at your phone, you'll see an alert reminding you that you won't receive notifications while on the road.

External GPU Support Coming To Macs With 'High Sierra' Update

The ILM demo was from Star Wars set on the planet of Mustafar. Metal 2 brings with it support for Valve's Steam VR SDK as well as support for VR development through both Unreal and Unity, essentially opening up VR to both Mac-owning developers and players all at once.

Apple's HomePod Cranks Up the Price

Samsung doubled the number of wearable devices shipped compared with the previous year , but it's still at fourth overall, at less than 5 percent, just ahead of Garmin. This provides the depth to the music, with Apple saying that it uses real-time software modelling to ensure that distortion is minimalised, so you should be able to turn it up loud without it losing quality.

Apple Unveils Huge Surprises Including "the Most Powerful Mac Ever"

While Siri was previously available on the Apple Watch , the assistant's ability to automatically show information was limited. The developer preview is open today, and will roll out to all customers this fall. Apple started allowing developers to offer third-party keyboards with iOS 8 . When you pay someone, it'll be stored on an Apple Pay Cash account, and that money can be used for Apple Pay payments or transferred to a bank account.

Apple's Macs are getting into virtual reality

That's a contrast to Google's approach. Siri now syncs across all Apple devices with encryption. Apple always introduces iOS updates before new iPhones, and usually they're full of tantalizing hints about the future of the world's most popular phone.

Apple updates MacBooks with processor and SSD improvements

At yesterday's Worldwide Developer's Conference the Cupertino giant unveiled a host of new upgrades and hardware to its computing lineup which includes the most powerful Mac ever. A preview of new iOS features could also give us a hint of what to expect with this fall's iPhone announcement. The Smart Keyboard accessory for the 10.5-inch is also full size, making it more comfortable to type on with large hands.

Apple Introduces iOS 11, HomePod Speakers

Google already tries to be proactive with its Assistant on Android phones and Google Home speaker. Another big new Siri feature is the ability to offer you new suggestions based on what you're using in your app. The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro comes with a screen almost 20 per cent larger than the 9.7-inch model. Besides shaving off the bezel, and thus making it impossible to grip in portrait mode, Apple claims the new iPad is 30 percent faster with an A10X CPU and 12-core GPU, and a display ...

London held a vigil near the epicentre of Saturday's terrorist attacks

He is expected to survive. Several Londoners, taxi drivers and hotels opened their doors to offer shelter and comfort to people stranded after the attack by sharing offers on social media with the hashtag #SofaForLondon, days after Manchester residents helped out in a similar manner after the concert bombing.

Apple introduces iOS 11

The speaker will be powered by Siri with Apple spending a lot of time focusing on its music capabilities. Apple's voice assistant is getting a more clear, human voice in both female and male intonations alongside some new skills in iOS 11 that will improve its general performance.

MacOS High Sierra Release Date, Features & Details

As a further sign that Apple is buying into the rest of Silicon Valley's VR obsession, it also announced support for the three main VR development platforms from Unity, Unreal, and Steam. Last September, the previous version of macOS went live under the "Sierra" moniker. The new Photos app in High Sierra features new pro-level editing tools.

What To Expect At Apple WWDC 2017?

It's bound to be a spectacular showcase of new hardware and software as usual, but the affair is reportedly going to miss out on a few highly anticipated products, including the iMac 2017 model and a revamped Mac Mini. We have not heard much about the upgrade but we have heard an upgrade to the MacBook family of products. There have been speculations that iOS 11, which is to be unveiled by Apple today at WWDC 2017 , will only support 64- bit software.

Apple AR Kit shows it has Microsoft HoloLens in its sights

CEO Tim Cook kicked off Apple's annual conference for software programmers on Monday. Apple is also expected to announce a new wireless keyboard with a touch bar built in.A 10.5-inch iPad ProAn update to the iPad Pro is expected. It also enhanced its workout app to, for instance, support high intensity interval training. MusicKit gives Apple Music a competing developer platform to Spotify's range of APIs and SDKs that similarly let paid subscribers bring their music collection and ...

Bethesda Game Studios is working on a "bleeding-edge AAA freemium game"

The rumour comes at the same time Bethesda Game Studios has posted a job listing for a "bleeding-edge AAA fremium game" . The listing itself states that, "In this role, you will work with game team to envision, evolve, and operate monetization strategies, targeting the intersection of revenue generation goals and quality player experience".

Apple Store down ahead of MacBook, iPad Pro announcements at WWDC 2017

Calling it the Apple home speaker, the tipsters added that its availability will be delayed until late-2017. For instance, Apple initially resisted enlarging the size of iPhone's screen despite strong sales for larger-display phones made by Samsung and other rivals.

In progress Apple WWDC 2017: focus on Siri and ios11

While it is pointless speculating hours before an Apple event, what we can rest assured is that there will be updates announced for all software platforms from Apple - iOS , macOS, tvOS and watchOS. The update will be available in the fall. Apple is arguably behind Google , Amazon and Microsoft when it comes to a virtual assistant, but with iOS 11, Siri might just be catching up at a rapid pace.

Libya's internationally backed government cuts relations with Qatar

Diplomatic relations between Maldives and Qatar began in 1984. The countries all ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation, whose only land border is with Saudi Arabia.

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Shares Bought by Jolley Asset Management LLC

Intl Business Machines Corp now has $142.27B valuation. (IBM) traded up 0.24% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $152.41. Telemus Capital LLC reduced its position in shares of International Business Machines Corp . were worth $11,246,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, July 19 report. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Wednesday, October 28 by RBC Capital Markets.

Apple Store Is Offline Ahead Of WWDC 2017

We will be sharing Apple's announcements from WWDC as they happen, details on how you can try iOS 11 early and buying advice for new hardware. It's time for some long-awaited Apple updates. Certainly, as it will have a 10.5-inch display, the new iPad Pro will be a bit larger than the current 9.7-inch one. This year that's rumoured to be the premiere of its Siri speaker , alongside updated versions of the iPad and Mac.

Unstoppable Warriors beat stunned Cavaliers in Game 2

Considering the Cavs looked more overpowered in Games 1 and 2 last year then won the series, does that mean they're in good shape this year? "He's a great defender", Curry said. If Kevin Love said it, you'd be able to find corroborating evidence in the way he's played. It was a great moment for him and for the crowd and everybody showing their appreciation for all he's been through.

Deltec Asset Management LLC Boosts Stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

Strategic Fincl Svcs invested in 1.09% or 35,534 shares. UNH comes in with a P/S ratio of 0.92 that's below 1, potentially implying that it could be cheap relative to the overall sector (5.22) and its peers (0.78). Coho Prtn Limited accumulated 798,200 shares. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno owns 9,900 shares. UnitedHealth Group Inc has a 12-month low of $132.39 and a 12-month high of $180.24.

Microsoft has developed a new useful program

The new app, unlike any other face swapping app, allows you to swap faces alongside changing the background entirely. Explaining how the whole idea of face swapping app materialised into an app, the team wrote, "Face Swap was developed from conception to app store over 5 months by the small incubation team within the Bing organisation".

Amazon App Coming to Apple TV

Prime Video's arrival on Apple TV signals the end of a years-long squabble between Apple and Amazon. In 2015, Amazon pulled Apple TVs and Chromecasts from its store, and there is still no Prime Video app for Chromecast or Android TV.