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Author: 0 Apple pushes Siri to the fore at annual developer conference

The Files app will presumably be more-or-less similar to the iCloud Drive app Apple added to iOS 9-it would just offer access to local apps and files instead of those stored in Apple's cloud. Apple unleashed a flurry of new hardware and software announcements at WWDC 2017-from the latest versions of iOS and MacOS to new Mac and iPad hardware and its Siri-powered Amazon Echo competitor.

Technology IOS 11 release: The 11 best features of Apple's new software
Author: 0 IOS 11 release: The 11 best features of Apple's new software

But the firms appear to have buried the hatchet a little. For starters, it now shows active apps in smaller windows which makes a lot more sense as compared to the previous interface. You favorite apps may be completely unusable, in fact. Your iPhone will use Bluetooth (if connected to CarPlay or any other in-vehicle Bluetooth system) or motion sensors to figure out if you're driving, and will automatically prevent all notifications from surfacing and causing a distraction.

Technology UK Authorities Identify Suspects in London Attack16:30
Author: 0 UK Authorities Identify Suspects in London Attack16:30

A Pakistani-origin man was among three knife-wielding militants responsible for carrying out the brutal London terror attack that killed seven people and injured 49, according to a media report. "I don't think we should roll out the red carpet to the president of the United States of America in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for", he said.

Author: 0 Apple Announces Vega-Equipped iMac Pro, Updates Existing Macs With Better Graphics

The updated iMac features faster Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. Nor is that power only evident on the inside: the new iPad Pro supports speedy USB-3.0 transfers and fast-charging for its 10-hour battery. New iPad Pro models will start with 64GB of storage .

Author: 0 Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

Apple is leaning into artificial intelligence (AI) with improved machine learning and on-device learning aimed at making Siri more predictive and proactive. That's not to say these will be enterprise kit, of course: but if you are a business seeking to get an early start in AR/VR experience creation (and why wouldn't you be, given the huge opportunity this represents across so many industries), you now know the place to go to get the tools you need in a system your creative and tech staff ...

Author: 0 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11

For example, if you're close to hitting your activity goals for the day, the watchface will tell you exactly what you need to do to achieve your goals. If someone does text you while you're driving, the phone can respond with an automatic message telling them you're driving and can't respond just now.

Author: 0 Apple unveils macOS High Sierra with focus on 'refinement'

Moving on, Apple said its biggest area of refinement in High Sierra is in photos . The company is releasing a new version of its operating system for Macs. Safari - Faster and more secure. After your Mac updates , you'll get the usual prompts when setting up a new version of macOS, such as entering your iCloud password and setting up Keychain.

Author: 0 Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

The mobile operating system will also get a new file management system that is much more closely aligned with the traditional file systems found on desktop and laptop computers. The operating system can also detect when someone is driving a vehicle, and will offer a " Do Not Disturb While Driving " mode that will disable notifications and auto-respond, letting people know the user is, well, driving.

Author: 0 Sunday Offseason Caterwaul: Florida Panthers and NHL Playoffs Open Forum

I don't always pay attention to them. Game 4: Pittsburgh at Nashville , Monday, June 5 at 8 p.m. EDT on NBC. They were not going to simply roll over and let this season come to a quiet close come Monday night. Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury swept the fish toward the bench with his stick, the first of three catfish tossed before the game started. The Penguins are still up in the series 2-1.

Author: 0 Apple adds external GPU support, now selling $599 VR development kit

To be sure, those are all excellent improvements, but we're obsessed with two features in particular: The new file system and VR support. Apple is moving over to its own Apple File System (APFS ), replacing the more traditional Hierarchical File System (HFS) that controls how drives, folders and files are displayed on an operating system.

Author: 0 Apple is giving the iPhone a 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

An internet-connected speaker called HomePod is coming in December for about $350. Before making the announcements, Cook said that this year "it is going to be the best and biggest WWDC ever". The HomePod is Apple's smart speaker and answer to Google Home and Amazon's Echo line. Either way, "Do Not Disturb While Driving" will black out your phone's screen, silence notifications, and enable an auto-response to anyone who texts you while you're driving.

Author: 0 IOS 11, Siri speaker, new MacBooks and everything else

An internet-connected speaker called HomePod is coming in December for about $350. The Cupertino, California-based company said Siri , which also competes with Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google Assistant, will now work across devices.

Author: 0 Apple gears up for big announcements at WWDC

What will likely happen is a discussion about software updates, as usually happens at their WWDC address. Apple says the machine is fast enough for real-time 3D rendering, code compiling and designing virtual reality content. iOS 11's new "Do Not Disturb While Driving" feature tells message senders that a user is driving and silences incoming alerts. Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, said: "We are going to take the world's most advanced operating system and turn it up to 11".

Author: 0 Horizon: Zero Dawn Is Still Selling Incredibly Well

Are you someone that owns both the PS4 and Switch? The company already confirmed no Halo 6 at E3 2017 , so that can't be relied upon for a spike; Cuphead looks awesome, but it's not exactly the game you'd want to see highlighted on a 4K console.

Technology Free Summer Meals Program
Author: 0 Free Summer Meals Program

Brown Ave., and West Vigo Elementary , 501 Olive St., West Terre Haute. The Altus Salvation Army offers a free meal from 11 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 1100 N. The program is open to any child 18 and under and they do not need to be now enrolled in school. Many families rely on school breakfasts and lunches for their children to get healthy meals each day.

Author: 0 Apple's 2017 product lineup leaked by Foxconn insiders on Reddit

But Apple occasionally also uses the event to introduce new devices and services and upgrades to existing products. The Siri speaker will allegedly differentiate itself from competitors by offering virtual surround sound technology and deep integration with the Apple ecosystem.

Author: 0 Apple WWDC 2017: How to Watch and What to Expect

Only the most recent messages will be kept on the device to save storage space. Apple , for its part, hasn't produced as much wow factor when it comes to showing what's next for tech. Aside from a few small leaks from this past weekend, no one outside Apple really has any idea of what to expect. During its marathon two and a half hour keynote speech, Apple repeatedly touted its AI and machine learning capabilities across all three new operating system updates .

Author: 0 Major change in iOS 11 teased ahead of WWDC 2017 keynote

Apple is holding their WWDC 2017 Keynote later today, the company will unveil a range of new hardware and software at the event and the Apple Store has now gone offline. The technology has been rolled out for iOS, but is yet to be ported to Apple's desktops and laptop computers. " Apple has got to have this speaker, because they need Siri to not only be relevant but (to) use Siri as a place where they can add other services and capabilities", said Bob O'Donnell, president of ...

Author: 0 Apple to announce iOS 11 today during WWDC, Files App spotted

As always, the event will begin with a keynote session that generally includes new software announcements . PCMag's Matthew Buzzi and Dan Costa are on the ground in San Jose, and will bring you all the news about iOS 11 , the next version of macOS, and perhaps a few hardware surprises.

Technology Nextbit Robin gets updated to Android 7.1.1
Author: 0 Nextbit Robin gets updated to Android 7.1.1

Eventually, the company released an official Android 7 .0 Nougat update back in March, and today the team has officially published a factory image of Android 7.1 for the device. It was interesting enough for it to gain a real following among Android enthusiasts, but when gaming company Razer acquired Nextbit , the future software updates for the Robin came into question.

Technology Samsung India Plans To Double Smartphone Production in the Country
Author: 0 Samsung India Plans To Double Smartphone Production in the Country

Once the factory addition is completed, it is expected to produce 10 million units of smartphone and 200,000 units of refrigerator per month, up from current monthly output of 5 million and 100,000 units, respectively. Meanwhile, Chinese manufacturers have increased their combined market share from 27 percent in Q1 2016 to 50 percent in Q1 2017. In September a year ago, Jay Y.

Technology Top Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Days Before Election
Author: 0 Top Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Days Before Election

Russian intelligence attempted to hack into USA voting systems just days before the November 2016 election, according to a top-secret National Security Agency document sent anonymously to The Intercept . While the company was not directly identified, there are numerous references in the report to the Florida-based VR Systems which sells electronic voting services and equipment used in eight U.S.

Technology Puzzle game Monument Valley 2 revealed at WWDC, available now
Author: 0 Puzzle game Monument Valley 2 revealed at WWDC, available now

Like its predecessor, Monument Valley 2 is a puzzle game about leading a woman (and now her offspring as well) through a series of peculiar planes that the player can tinker with to alter her trajectory. The game was suspected, but unannounced, and certainly not among the list of things the rumor mill predicted would pop up during Apple's annual spring showcase of software developments and inventions today.

Author: 0 NBA Finals, Game 2 - Cavs vs. Warriors

And we forced them to 20 turnovers, and they still beat us pretty good. Love gave the Cavs a needed second offensive threat with 27 points in Game 2; but against a team filled with a pair of former MVPs in Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant , two other 2017 All-Stars in Draymond Green and Klay Thompson and several role players who have made key contributions, it wasn't been almost enough.

Author: 0 Apple Store Down Ahead of WWDC 2017 Keynote

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during the developer conference a year ago. Apple are holding their WWDC 2017 Keynote today and Apple will be live streaming the event and you will be able to watch the event later today. We'll have to wait and see. But they acknowledged that companies like Amazon and Google have made smart AI-driven devices marketable - Google identifies itself as an AI first company - as Apple has mostly worked behind closed curtains.

Author: 0 Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11

The conference starts Monday in San Jose, California . The Siri face for the Apple Watch was the first step in that direction, blending users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may have booked. Those who want to watch the live stream via an Apple TV can do so via the Apple Events app that should appear on the home screen shortly before the keynote begins.

Technology The Warriors had the second '50/40/90' game in NBA Finals history
Author: 0 The Warriors had the second '50/40/90' game in NBA Finals history

The Warriors blew a 3-1 lead and lost the Finals to James and the Cleveland Cavaliers . "We're not just going to say, 'Oh, man, we really need to get Klay going.'" With the addition, this season of another potent scorer alongside Stephen Curry in Kevin Durant has made Thompson's offensive production a little less important than it has been in past years.

Technology Apple to make Siri capable of working with larger variety of apps
Author: 0 Apple to make Siri capable of working with larger variety of apps

And that's why the newest update to Amazon's voice assistant Alexa is such a big deal: The update, which rolls out Thursday in the U.S. and is coming to the United Kingdom and Germany in the coming weeks, gives Amazon Echo owners the ability to schedule reminders for the first time, as well as the ability to name any timers you set.

Technology Students Get Harvard Offer Rescinded Over Facebook Posts
Author: 0 Students Get Harvard Offer Rescinded Over Facebook Posts

Reporters for the Crimson have seen the memes shared on the page, but have not shared photos. To join the "dark" group, students reportedly had to "post provocative memes in the larger messaging group". They were asked to submit a statement to explain their postings and actions which would then be discussed with the Admissions Committee. "It is unfortunate that I have to reach out about this situation", the email continued.

Author: 0 Amazon App Coming to Apple TV

Proving the speculations right , Apple CEO Tim Cook on stage announced that Amazon is finally coming to Apple TV. The collaboration has always been delayed, but Amazon and Apple have now come to an agreement to allow compatibility.

Author: 0 Apple kicks off event with virtual reality, browser privacy

Last year, Google Assistant gave tough competition to Siri . The new features will come in a software update expected in a few months. It is being expected that Apple may release new features for all its software platforms as WWDC is itself a developer conference.

Author: 0 MacOS is now fully baked with macOS High Sierra

On Monday, Apple announced at the firm's annual Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose, Calif. a long-awaited update to macOS, High Sierra. Other macOS 10.13 features include a crash protection system, safe document saves, stable snapshots, and native encryption. The newest Macs will even offer hardware acceleration for this codec.

Author: 0 Apple Teases iMac Pro with Intel Xeon Processors, Crazy Specs

Apple has detailed new iMac hardware at WWDC 2017 . iMac also comes with the best Mac® display ever, now 43 percent brighter at 500 nits and with support for 1 billion colors, delivering an even more vivid and true-to-life viewing experience.

Author: 0 MacOS 10.13 Release Date, News And Rumors

We've had Amazon's Alexa-powered Echo steal the show at CES and then Google's comeback with Google Home and Assistant at MWC , but now Apple is joining the voice assistant wars. Bearing in mind that no such feature now exists in iOS, the assumption is that it is something Apple will unveil in iOS 11. Finally, the leak also said that Apple's iMac and MacBook Pro lines would be getting some spec bumps during the course of 2017, but planned improvements to the design of both ranges won't ...

Author: 0 Apple WWDC 2017 On 5th June: Things Apple May Announce

New MacBooksThis is where things get really exciting for consumers as this looks to be the first WWDC in years with hardware announcements from Apple . There is even speculation that a new iPad Pro could be unveiled fulfilling the appetite of anyone hungry for a shiny new Apple device. Here's a taste of what we can expect on Monday.

Author: 0 Apple Announces watchOS 4 for Apple Watch with Siri Smart Watchface, More

Just like iOS , the Siri watch face uses machine learning based on your routines and apps you use and when you use them in order to present the relevant information right there at your wrist. Called Gym Connect, the new feature will work by pairing your watch via an NFC sensor on the equipment. This is a feature many heart rate monitoring chest straps have, but not many modern smartwatches or fitness trackers.

Author: 0 Cavaliers bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals

He tied Magic Johnson for first place all-time with 8 triple-doubles in the Finals, and has 18 playoff triple doubles overall, trailing only Johnson (30). By game time nothing had changed and Mike Brown coached the first of 11 consecutive playoff wins prior to Sunday night's Game 2 of the National Basketball Association finals.

Technology Reliance Jio Stood 1st in 4G Downloading Speed Chart in April
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Stood 1st in 4G Downloading Speed Chart in April

Leaving behind the rest of the operators, Reliance notched a download speed of 19.12mbps during April, bettering its own performance of 18.48mbps demonstrated in the previous month, according to the report. The report further suggests telecom giant Airtel logged speed of 10.15 Mbps in the month of April. Vodafone and Idea, which are marching towards a $23 billion merger and a 35 percent market share together, witnessed a much better improvement as compared to Airtel.

Author: 0 PSVR Sales Top 1 Million Units Worldwide

However, it is still behind the Samsung Gear VR, which has reportedly sold over 5 million units since it launched in late 2o15. "It's still just a million units", he said . Resident Evil 7: Biohazard does support the VR headset and is certainly one such game that will encourage gamers to embrace the technology. " Farpoint is the lead of that, and we'll be talking about a number of other titles at E3".

Author: 0 Warriors go up 2-0 in another blowout win over Cavs

James was everything and more for three quarters sitting down with 1:03 to go in that third frame already with a triple double but looking absolutely gassed. That's been quite evident through two games. It's not hyperbole that has folks comparing them to the best teams in National Basketball Association history and wondering what sort of dynasty this team could form moving forward with this talented, unselfish core able to be secured in place for years to come.

Author: 0 "Trump Slammed For 'Ill-Advised" Tweet About London's Mayor After Terror Attack

Londoners fought back with whatever came to hand, including hurling chairs and tables, when three men armed with a van and knives went on the attack in a bustling area of the British capital on Saturday night. Another 36 men and women are now in hospital, 21 of whom are in a critical condition, according to NHS England. They say she was 30 years old. London police's Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley told a press conference the white Renault van used in the attack was recently rented by ...

Author: 0 Qatar calls measures by Arab nations to cut ties 'unjustified'

Qatar said it was facing a campaign of lies and fabrications aimed at putting the Gulf Arab state under guardianship. They also say its authorities have supported both ISIS and al Qaeda, and Egypt has led the way in faulting Qatar for giving a safe haven to leading figures of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 First Look: Where to Watch and What to Expect

Due to this, they did not provide a release time for the trailer. The FIFA 18 release date has been revealed, along with the introduction of a special Ronaldo Edition of the game. FIFA's main rival, PES 2018, was announced a few weeks ago by Konami and will be releasing on PS4, Xbox One and PC on September 14th, although it has been common for the past few years for PES to launch two weeks before Federation Internationale de Football Association.

Author: 0 Apple to showcase new features for its gadgets

Siri should also get some spotlight time during the event, and we can't wait to see what new capabilities Apple has been busy giving her. And if you have been following the news, then you might already be knowing this since it was hinted earlier as well.

Author: 0 Fight Breaks Out In The Stands After Game 2

Kevin Durant has proved to be the dynamic, dominant player Golden State expected when he signed last summer. Translation: Do anything and everything possible to stop Kevin Durant from driving through the paint and dunking at will with nobody even around him.

Technology Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Launches Exclusive To Vodafone
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Launches Exclusive To Vodafone

Separately, Sony has got bundle offers with this smartphone. "We're excited to introduce the new Xperia XA1 Ultra in the Australian market, particularly its impressive 16MP front camera and 23mm wide-angle lens to help users capture the ideal spontaneous selfie, or indeed groupie", said John Featherstone, Manager Director of Sony Mobile Communications Oceania.

Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench, coaching Game 2

That's two more than the Warriors had as a team in Game 1. Kevin Durant was expected to be the difference maker in Game 1 and that turned out to be the case. Lakers) in 1969, Portland (over Philadelphia) in 1977, Miami (over Dallas) in 2006. and of course, Cleveland over the Warriors last season. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue says he wasn't even aware of the team's uniform scheme for Game 2, though noted, "they love those jerseys".

Technology Call of Duty: WW2 Zombies Mode Will Be 'Based On Real Events'
Author: 0 Call of Duty: WW2 Zombies Mode Will Be 'Based On Real Events'

Schofield made these comments in an EDGE feature that talks at length about the upcoming game. Of course there's a lot of history surrounding odd experiments and journeys into the occult surrounding the Nazis regime; attempts to create Nietszche's Ubermensch or real life "Superman".