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Author: 0 Sturgeon appeals for tactical votes to stop Tory gains

Labour and Liberal Democrats have also made gains in Scotland, in a swing some pundits are describing as a rejection of Scottish independence. The SNP also lost Mike Weir, who had been the MP for Angus since 2001, and culture spokesman John Nicolson in East Dunbartonshire.

Technology Apple's Surface Pro killer might not launch until 2018
Author: 0 Apple's Surface Pro killer might not launch until 2018

To that end Apple announced upgrades to almost every single product in its computer line up, and thoroughly fucked over every single person who bought a MacBook Pro back in November. Apple- A new feature Apple calls "ProMotion" that wll refresh its display at a 120Hz rate, which is twice as fast as normal. The machines are powered by next-generation 18-core Intel Xeon processors.

Technology AMD launches Polaris-powered Radeon Pro 500 series
Author: 0 AMD launches Polaris-powered Radeon Pro 500 series

Speaking of the non-pro laptop, Apple says, "With thin and light designs, powerful performance, unbelievable displays and all-day battery life, Mac notebooks deliver the world's best portable computing experience". Apple turned from the standard software and operating system to introduce new products, including the iMac Pro . Thus, it is looking to provide you with the option to start off with an eight-core Xeon processor, with configuration available up to 18-core Xeon chips.

Technology Apple introduces Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11
Author: 0 Apple introduces Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

But at least you have a couple of months to get a new phone - the new OS is expected to arrive in September (when Apple releases new iPhones), and will only work on devices with 64-bit chips aka iPhone 5S and later. -based Apple said. Geskin also posted schematic images that purport to show the design of the new iPhone. While it is a feature most users will need only a few times, it is still very handy given that one will not need to check the router for the password each time they need to ...

Technology Features of iOS 11 that makes your iPad feel like a Mac
Author: 0 Features of iOS 11 that makes your iPad feel like a Mac

Apple says that major airports will all be covered by the new Maps feature, great if you need quick directions to your terminal. When you bring a new device in proximity to a device that is already connected to the Wi-Fi network, the connected device will see a notification that informs about the new device trying to connect to the network.

Technology Apple unveils Siri-controlled speaker at annual conference
Author: 0 Apple unveils Siri-controlled speaker at annual conference

Using this newly augmented Siri technology, the HomePod speaker will also be able to be used as a digital assistant. Rod Hall , an analyst at J.P. Is Apple confused about what the Watch is? The Echo , released in 2015, and Google Home , released a year ago, were the first entrants in a promising market.

Technology The new Radeon Pro 500 Series for iMac
Author: 0 The new Radeon Pro 500 Series for iMac

Its 27-inch Retina 5K display is gorgeous and will allow users to enjoy the ideal visual experience. Apple also yesterday updated MacBook and MacBook Pro with faster processors, added faster SSDs to MacBook and introduced a new US$1,299 13-inch MacBook Pro.

Technology Apple is making the iPad into a lackluster MacBook
Author: 0 Apple is making the iPad into a lackluster MacBook

All the new iMacs come with Thunderbolt 3 ports . Another thing that's stayed the same is price: The MacBook will still start at $1,299 - which will get you a model with a entry-level Core m3 chip and 256 GB of storage - and reach up to $1,949 as you go up the specs ladder.

Technology Check out the first new iPad Pro promo video
Author: 0 Check out the first new iPad Pro promo video

Apple has introduced the new interface for the control center . In addition to this, while newer devices will be eligible for the upgrade, some of the older apps available on the App Store will no longer work. Though everything that the Cupertino giant announced was analysed deeply by experts one thing that missed much attention was new "Core NFC" framework that could expand near-field communication features for Apple devices beyond just its mobile payments support.

Technology Apple unveils Indian prices of new iPads and Macs
Author: 0 Apple unveils Indian prices of new iPads and Macs

It'll make it easier to organize items stored on your iPhone and iPad - everything from music and movies, to documents and presentations. Apple , at the Word Wide Developers Conference 2017, introduced a bunch of devices. All in all, the new storage features above are highly welcome, if not long overdue. Hanke also used the stage to announce several Pokemon Go festivals coming this summer, including one in Chicago and another in Yokohama, Japan.

Technology Apple's New 'Do Not Disturb' Feature Could Help Prevent Distracted Driving
Author: 0 Apple's New 'Do Not Disturb' Feature Could Help Prevent Distracted Driving

A 64-bit processor can handle vastly more data at once - four billion times as much - as a 32-bit processor, which can help make it faster in use. It puts on a Worldwide Developers Conference each year to show outside developers the latest software so they can create new apps and services that make the company's gadgets more useful.

Technology Infosys co-founders may sell stake for Rs 28K crore
Author: 0 Infosys co-founders may sell stake for Rs 28K crore

Earlier this year, Infosys' founders had expressed concerns about the manner in which the company was being run by its current management and board. Any stake sale is most likely to take place through stock market block deals, and in tranches.

Technology New Apple iMac Range Launches At WWDC 2017
Author: 0 New Apple iMac Range Launches At WWDC 2017

The discrete graphics will also be updated; the 2017 MacBook will have a 2GB Radeon Pro 555 or a 4GB Radeon Pro 560 replacing the 2GB Radeon Pro 450/455 or 4GB Radeon Pro 460 on its predecessor. Interestingly, Now the duo of laptops come with the 7th-gen Intel Kaby Lake processors . Apple's MacBook Pro with 13-inch display will start at Rs 109,900 with Intel Core i5 processor , which is clocked at 2.3GHz and this is a dual-core one.

Technology Apple's new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR
Author: 0 Apple's new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR

Perhaps most notably, however, the company teased the iMac Pro: an ultra-powerful model coming later this year . "We're also increasing CPU and SSD speed on MacBook , adding faster processors and making faster graphics standard on our 15-inch MacBook Pro and introducing a new $1,299 13-inch MacBook Pro".

Technology Can the new iPad Pro replace a laptop?
Author: 0 Can the new iPad Pro replace a laptop?

There's an all-new Control Center , which on the iPad , comes with a new multitasking screen. But while you obviously still can't pair an iPhone with a Smart Keyboard or Pencil, the Files app and (partial) Drag and Drop functionality should be available soon in the palm of your hand.

Technology Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up volume on tech rivals
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up volume on tech rivals

With an image of Amazon Echo behind him, he exclaimed, "Others have worked to make smart speakers that you can talk to, but they don't sound so great when you listen to music". Amazon has made incredible progress with building up an ecosystem of third-party Skills, which has helped cement Echo as one of the dominant smart home hubs now available.

Technology Google Home Smart Speaker Users Reporting Outages
Author: 0 Google Home Smart Speaker Users Reporting Outages

Google Home has suffered a catastrophic outage over the last week, leaving many owners of the intelligent speakers unable to use them to access information or stream music, according to a BGR report . This may possibly be restricting the Google Assistant from picking up commands and has resulted in the Google Home not responding. Google Home can also be integrated with smart devices in a home to do things like control lights or the thermostat .

Technology Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod
Author: 0 Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

Finally, Apple's reluctance to share Siri access is also one reason why the assistant failed to evolve at the same pace of Amazon's Alexa. The idea of HomePod isn't new. Better hope you're using Apple's calendar application. Sure, there are a few new tricks when it comes to musical queries, but that's a drop in a bucket compared to the limitless sea of potential that Amazon and Google are opening up.

Author: 0 Apple launched the Siri Speaker today…but they named it something odd

Although that product came out after other smartwatches hit the market, it quickly outshone competitors, according to industry research firms. It will block videos that start playing automatically, for instance, and can also prevent ads from following and profiling users.

Author: 0 IOS 11 on iPad - First impressions

For this to work, you need a lot of apps to speak a common language, and Apple is only specifying a format for very generic assets. It is interesting that Apple has opted to include such a feature after the backlash Microsoft had to deal with for having the Wi-Fi Sense feature in Windows Phone and Windows.

Technology Congress condemns detention of Rahul on way to Mandsaur
Author: 0 Congress condemns detention of Rahul on way to Mandsaur

Farm protests have spread like wildfire across India's food bowl states in recent weeks with a slew of suicides in neighbouring Maharashtra and simmering discontent in Rajasthan . A two-hour relaxation period in the curfew from 4 p.m.to 6 p.m in the four police station areas of Mandsur city and Pipliamandi in the district passed off peacefully and Collector O P Srivastava said that it can be eased further tomorrow.

Technology Apple Unveils Kaby Lake-Equipped iMacs, $5K iMac Pro at WWDC
Author: 0 Apple Unveils Kaby Lake-Equipped iMacs, $5K iMac Pro at WWDC

IFixit scores devices on a scale of 1 to 10, 1 is the most hard to fix and 10 is the easiest and Apple's devices usually score low as they are fairly hard to fix. But Apple is updatings its laptop lineup, too, with 7th-generation Intel Kaby Lake processors inside. The 27in machine has the 5K display from the existing 5K iMac , but has four Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports and is capable of pushing up to 44m pixels across three screens.

Technology Who is Lee backing to win the Champions Trophy?
Author: 0 Who is Lee backing to win the Champions Trophy?

The Lankan legend was sure around the ground, doing commentary, but the islanders unearthed heroes in Danushka Gunathilaka (76), Kusal Mendis (89), Kushal Perera (47 retired hurt) and in Mathews (52 not out) himself as the underdogs humbled the mighty Indians to stay alive in the Champions Trophy .

Technology Messages app in iOS 11 now includes some snazzy new screen effects
Author: 0 Messages app in iOS 11 now includes some snazzy new screen effects

During its presentation of the new App Store at WWDC for developers, the company noted that Search Ads have been performing well with an average 50% tap-to-conversion rate and a $1 CPA. iOS 11 has a new Automatic Setup feature which will be of great help to users with an Apple ecosystem. Over the past few days, we've highlighted a number of the more prominent iOS 11 features Apple didn't have time to mention, including a customizable Control Center , a nifty one-handed keyboard feature ...

Technology Comey: White House Lied 'Plain and Simple' About Firing
Author: 0 Comey: White House Lied 'Plain and Simple' About Firing

Mic confirmed this account. "There was a massive effort to target government and near-governmental agencies, like nonprofits", Comey said. He had not done that with two previous presidents. "Maybe if I were stronger, I would have", Comey said. The ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director also said his first indication of Russian efforts to interfere with the electoral process in the USA started as early as the summer of 2015.

Technology Payday 2 Is Now Free On Steam For 5 Million Users
Author: 0 Payday 2 Is Now Free On Steam For 5 Million Users

If you're intrigued by this offer and want to download it, there's probably never going to be a better time, especially since Payday 3 will hopefully be coming within the next few years. The studio announced last month that Payday 2 and its great abundance of DLC would be consolidated into a single " Ultimate Edition " package. So while that all grinds through the system, Overkill has made the base game temporarily free for the taking.

Technology PRESS RELEASE June 5, 2017 HomePod reinvents music in the home
Author: 0 PRESS RELEASE June 5, 2017 HomePod reinvents music in the home

The announcement was the most notable from the event, which packed in a lot of hardware and software updates. 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 be focal points because the company has a long history of making elegantly designed products.

Technology Apple unveils 18-core, Radeon Pro Vega-powered iMac Pro
Author: 0 Apple unveils 18-core, Radeon Pro Vega-powered iMac Pro

The more interesting move here, however, is that the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar now offers Radeon discrete graphics in both its iterations, a shift from last year's model. "We reengineered the whole system and designed an entirely new thermal architecture to pack extraordinary performance into the elegant, quiet iMac enclosure our customers love.

Technology Apple announces its 'most powerful' Mac yet: the iMac Pro
Author: 0 Apple announces its 'most powerful' Mac yet: the iMac Pro

The iMac range now starts at Rs. 90,900 for the 21.5-inch non-Retina model, a price drop of Rs. 1,000, though you do get newer internals. Kaby Lake isn't a massive jump from the generation of Intel chips that came between (Skylake), but it is faster, stronger, and more efficient with battery life than what the MacBook Air is using.

Technology Apple helped United Kingdom investigate terrorist attacks, says CEO Tim Cook
Author: 0 Apple helped United Kingdom investigate terrorist attacks, says CEO Tim Cook

It started off with a lone attacker in Westminster, followed by the antics of the suicide bomber in Ariana Grande's Manchester tour stop and the most recent London van and knives blast - which has caused the death of around 34 citizens. The Apple CEO stated that although there is end-to-end encryption in apps such as iMessage and WhatsApp, there is a lot of information that information technology companies can share in the form of metadata.

Technology Apple Announces New iMacs, Updated MacBooks
Author: 0 Apple Announces New iMacs, Updated MacBooks

The Fusion Drive will now be standard on all 27 inch configurations as well as the high-end 21.5 inch iMac . Apple has just announced their new all-in-one desktop, the iMac Pro , and boy does it have some hefty specs. iMac Pro comes with the new Radeon Pro Vega GPU, the most advanced graphics ever in a Mac . The Radeon Pro 500 Series graphics are enabling new generations of makers with compute-accelerated creative tools and new APIs, bringing their imaginations to life in ways ...

Technology Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set to launch in late August
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set to launch in late August

Recently Samsung launched a special edition of its latest Galaxy S8 flagship. In a recent research note published by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the prominent smartphone soothsayer has predicted details about the camera. Coming to the specifications , the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017 ) runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and supports a dual-SIM slot. It's also possible to make out in the leaked video that the handset features a black finish.

Technology Apple Downplays Echo Rivalry with its Audio-Focused HomePod Speakers
Author: 0 Apple Downplays Echo Rivalry with its Audio-Focused HomePod Speakers

HomePod will take on lower priced Amazon Echo and Google Home , which have had momentum in the arena of voice-controlled speakers capable of controlling smart appliances, fetching content from the internet and more. Tim Cook , Apple's CEO, confirmed that Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV will roll out "later this year", which is also around the time the company plans to release more information about tvOS.

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

The HomePod will cost $349, which is much more expensive than the $180 Echo and the $130 Home. That's fair, given that you can use Siri to control certain smart home gadgets, tell you random info, and control your music . And, like the other smart speakers, the HomePod can link up with smart devices in the home, such as connected light bulbs, so a user can control them with a spoken command, like switching them on or off.

Technology WWDC 2017: An enterprise perspective on Apple's iOS 11
Author: 0 WWDC 2017: An enterprise perspective on Apple's iOS 11

What's more? You can even customise it to add your favourite apps. According to a screengrab by Joe Duvall, in iOS 11, the Uber app provides a disclaimer alerting users that if they select the "While Using the App" option, some features may not work while the app is running in the background, but hey, at least they get added more privacy and hopefully save some battery life, too.

Technology AMD unveils Radeon Pro 500 Series graphics cards
Author: 0 AMD unveils Radeon Pro 500 Series graphics cards

Apple says they don't tinker with the look of a product just for the sake of it and that's why the iMac hasn't had a design refresh. The iMac has gone from a candy-coloured entry-level machine to one of the most powerful all-in-ones money can buy, but it's never quite been the best machine for professionals .

Technology The Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind is Awaiting Adventurers
Author: 0 The Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind is Awaiting Adventurers

With ESO: Morrowind , we are introducing the Warden, a brand new PvP game mode with Battlegrounds, and a new, challenging Trial with the Halls of Fabrication. BECOME THE WARDEN - Harness the nature-based magic of an all-new class with a War Bear battle companion at your side. New PvP Mode - Battlegrounds: The Elder Scrolls Online is renowned for open world PvP battles, pitting hundreds of players in a massive battle for supremacy in Cyrodiil.

Author: 0 Apple reveals HomePod smart speaker

Apple is hoping a new smart home speaker will strike a chord with music lovers - the latest test of the iPhone maker's ability to redefine markets originally staked out by its rivals. Although the format is not exclusive to Apple , it's not yet clear how well the photos will work with non-Apple software and devices, which mostly use JPEG.

Technology Apple updates Mac line-up
Author: 0 Apple updates Mac line-up

Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is created to handle the most demanding pro workflows. MacBook prices start at $1,299 while the non-Touch Bar version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro will also start at $1,299.

Author: 0 Apple Unveils 'HomePod,' Its New Siri-Powered Home Speaker

Apple says that the speaker can adapt to the environment in which it is placed, playing music in all directions when placed in the center of a room while directing sound to the away from walls if placed in a corner. Apple is expected to announce plans for a speaker on Monday. The HomePod speaker has six built-in microphones compared to 1 on Siri , so response rate should be much better.

Author: 0 Egalet Corporation (EGLT) How Do the Technical Vary?

Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Egalet Corp from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 14th. Analysts' mean recommendation for Egalet Corporation (EGLT ) stands at 2.00. Blackrock accumulated 3,694 shares or 0% of the stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.04, for a total value of $43,409.52. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 29,480 shares of the company's stock, valued at ...

Technology WWDC 2017 - What's new? from @LittleMsMobile
Author: 0 WWDC 2017 - What's new? from @LittleMsMobile

Yep, similarly to Apple Music and News the App Store is going big on curation so that it'll be easier than ever to find apps that you'll use a few times. It would be Apple's first new product since its smartwatch in 2015. Apple is getting serious about competing with Amazon's and Google's infiltration of the home.

Technology Apple Unveils Its Most Powerful Mac Ever, the iMac Pro
Author: 0 Apple Unveils Its Most Powerful Mac Ever, the iMac Pro

These include the base iMac 21.5 inch, iMac Retina 4K 21.5 inch and a top of the line iMac Retina 5K 27 inches. The new iMac lineup now starts at $1299 for the 4K model (and $1099 for the updated 21.5-inch model). Apple, at the same time, reiterated its commitment to Mac Pro fans confirming that it is indeed "working on a completely redesigned, next-generation Mac Pro architected for pro customers who need the highest-end, high-throughput system in a modular design, as well as a new ...

Author: 0 Google Home gets two, like, hip ads and, like, a price cut

HomePod uses the company's A8 chip, which Apple also uses for its mobile devices. According to Tim Cook , Apple CEO, the focus will be on music in the first instance: "Just like we did with portable music we want to reinvent home music".