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Author: 0 Trump welcomes Romanian president to White House

The final line of defense was presented by Trump's personal lawyer after the hearing ended: Comey was the villain of the story for leaking "privileged" conversations with the president. On Thursday, Comey told lawmakers that he chose to tip the media off about Trump's "let this go" comment only after Trump tweeted about the possibility of a recording device inside the Oval Office.

Technology Next iPhone May Not Have Gigabit Speed
Author: 0 Next iPhone May Not Have Gigabit Speed

According to a Bloomberg report, Apple will eschew its chance to capitalise on gigabit LTE speeds soon to be offered by U.S. networks Verizon and AT&T . Apple used two modem suppliers - and the same technique to mask performance disparities - for last year's iPhone 7. When the first iPhone launched in 2007, it didn't come with 3G network support and instead, arrive with GPRS and EDGE cellular capabilities.

Technology Apple is turning iMessage into a customer support centre
Author: 0 Apple is turning iMessage into a customer support centre

This new software, launched with iOS 11 , will allow users to send fellow iOS 11 users payments through iMessage, helping eliminate the need for third-party applications, like the ones mentioned before. in October 2014 as Apple's first venture into contactless mobile payments. The Apple Pay update was unveiled at WWDC 2017, and will launch with iOS 11 later this year.

Author: 0 Apps Can No Longer Use Custom Review Prompts; Apple Mandates Standardized Method

Apps downloaded for iOS devices from Apple's App Store will no longer be able to hound users for reviews thanks to a recent policy change implemented by Apple . With the new option enabled, things will be more sane than before. This will stop apps from annoying you with consecutive messages. But the concern from developers may be the loss of control over when, or how often, that prompt is presented.

Author: 0 Verizon Opens Preorder for New iPad Pros #49869 - 06/07/17 02:27 PM

Particularly on iPad, the Files app could be perceived as bringing a bit of a Mac feel to Apple's handheld device while also addressing the needs of power users who have been calling out for such functionality. While the option to invert the colours was already available in the mobile platform, with iOS 11 , the company has introduced a new option called "Smart Invert Colors".

Technology This Is the HomePod, Apple's New Home Speaker and Amazon Echo Competitor
Author: 0 This Is the HomePod, Apple's New Home Speaker and Amazon Echo Competitor

Naturally, it's created to work seamlessly with Apple Music, but we'll have to wait and see whether it's quite as smart when playing with the likes of Spotify. Tim Cook attends Apple's Wolrdwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California on June 5, 2017. The free software, iOS 11, is expected in September, when Apple typically releases new iPhones.

Technology Hyundai to recall almost 600000 cars in U.S. market
Author: 0 Hyundai to recall almost 600000 cars in U.S. market

The Problem: The secondary hood latch actuating cable may corrode and bind, causing the latch to remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed. The second recall involves 161,000 Genesis and Sonata models built between 2015 and 2016. A hood that flies open unexpectedly is a safety hazard.

Technology Buy a New Apple iMac or Wait for iMac Pro?
Author: 0 Buy a New Apple iMac or Wait for iMac Pro?

The iMacs will be based on macOS High Sierra that will arrive this fall. John Ternus, Apple's vice president of Hardware Engineering: "We're thrilled to give developers and customers a sneak peek at iMac Pro ". The iMac Pro tops it with an 18-core Intel Xeon processor , 16GB AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64 GPU, up to 128GB of RAM, and up to 4TB SSD. The device is relatively thin at 13.1mm and weighs 900 grams approximately.

Technology Apple Finally Unveiled its Amazon Echo Rival
Author: 0 Apple Finally Unveiled its Amazon Echo Rival

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017. Other enhancements that those with an attention for detail might notice is the improved retina display which, with their new ProMotion technology, helps users with using the Apple Pencil.

Technology Apple's official video introduction of the HomePod
Author: 0 Apple's official video introduction of the HomePod

With Airplay 2 we finally get multiroom audio support, a huge upgrade that will allow homes with Apple's HomePod - as well as products from partners like Bose, Bang & Olufsen, Marantz and others - to stream audio wirelessly to different rooms and to multiple speakers.

Author: 0 Apple event highlights the rise of the smart speaker

The cylindrical speaker, known as the "HomePod", resembles the Mac Pro at 7in tall and promises to "reinvent music in the home". From there, the device will scan its environment, analyzing the acoustics so it could adjust the sound output based on where the speaker is, steering the music in the optimal direction.

Technology Apple unveils new Siri abilities as keenly awaited developers' conference kicks off
Author: 0 Apple unveils new Siri abilities as keenly awaited developers' conference kicks off

Apple , in contrast, is betting that the "smart" part of the speaker doesn't matter that much. The new iMac Pro is the most powerful Mac ever made, according to Apple . The new model will begin shipping on Monday. Apple told the developers they were overhauling the App Store, giving it a fresh look , and beginning to add the floor plans of shops and airports to its mapping program.

Technology Hello, HomePod: What you need to know about Apple's $349 smart speaker
Author: 0 Hello, HomePod: What you need to know about Apple's $349 smart speaker

HomePod , announced on Monday, will stream songs from Apple Music but also use smart assistant Siri to respond to voice commands. Apple is also updating its smartwatch to give it more "smarts" using the Siri digital assistant. Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180; Google's Home speaker goes for $130. After all, the market for such devices is growing fast, and projected to keep expanding: in a report this month, research firm eMarketer predicted almost 36 million ...

Technology How Apple's HomePod smart speaker compares to Amazon Echo and Google Home
Author: 0 How Apple's HomePod smart speaker compares to Amazon Echo and Google Home

It also combats the competitive threat from Google's and Amazon's connected speakers: Those don't support Apple services like Apple Music, which brings in US$10 in revenue per user each month. Interestingly, Apple's smart speaker doesn't only respond to your voice but also to your touch. According to technology market research firm Futuresource Consulting Ltd .

Author: 0 Can the New iPad Pro Replace My Laptop? Not Quite

Many predicted that Apple will reveal the new iOS 11 at the Worldwide Developers Conference that took place on the 5 of June in San Jose, California. It will show a blank screen and not allow messages or calls to come through. A public beta is set to launch later this month, with the full release expected this fall.

Author: 0 At WWDC 2017, Apple proved it hasn't forgotten about its pro users

The price will start there, but you can safely assume it will finish a fair distance north, especially if you tick a few of those "up to" boxes. The real rub here is that the 1.8GHz chip under the hood isn't even of the modern Kaby Lake variety, it's still the old and outdated 5th gen Broadwell part that the Air used before.

Technology Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Reportedly Lack Fingerprint Sensor Embedded In Display
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Reportedly Lack Fingerprint Sensor Embedded In Display

Samsung was reportedly working with its partner Synaptics in order to add the virtual sensor tech to the Galaxy S8 , but the duo couldn't quite figure it out in time. So, even if the Galaxy S8 was a well-received phone, Samsung still wants to erase that event from the general memory. A recent report from the South Korean media confirmed that the Note 8 will sport a dual camera.

Technology Apple HomePod Speaker Price, Release Date, and Specs Announced
Author: 0 Apple HomePod Speaker Price, Release Date, and Specs Announced

Unfortunately, Siri is tied to Apple Music, which means that Spotify and Amazon Prime Music aren't available (at least for now). Citing "former executives, close observers, and even devoted customers", the report suggests Apple has fallen behind other voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant due to a continued lack of innovation.

Technology Apple's HomePod smart speaker is official with big focus on audio quality
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod smart speaker is official with big focus on audio quality

This week, United States tech giant Apple unveiled HomePod , the firm's first voice-activated standalone speaker running on Apple's artificial intelligence software Siri . There's likely to be comparisons to the Amazon Echo and Google Home , but Homepod is different. Google released a talking home computer of its own, called Google Home , last year.

Technology AMD's new Radeon Pro 500 series powers new MacBook Pro
Author: 0 AMD's new Radeon Pro 500 series powers new MacBook Pro

Radeon Pro 500 graphics also support GPU acceleration through OpenCL across creative applications like Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop. from tomorrow. And for small laptop partisans, one of the quietest announcements might have been one of the best: you can now get the MacBook with a Core i5 or i7 processor .

Technology Michelle Obama to Developers: Make Room for Women in Tech
Author: 0 Michelle Obama to Developers: Make Room for Women in Tech

The event is also not being live streamed by Apple, in contrast to the company's two-hour on-stage presentations and product announcements by Apple executives on Monday. She said her husband, former President Barack Obama, took the duty of role-modeling very seriously when managing his staff. Cook tweeted this photo with the former first lady, thanking her for sharing her views on diversity, innovation, and encouraging developers to make the world a better place.

Technology Apple's HomePod Could Be The Smart Home's Rising Tide
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod Could Be The Smart Home's Rising Tide

Like Apple TV, the HomePod allows for remote access to any HomeKit compatible device through the Home app. Apple also assures that the speaker's data will remain encrypted for maximum security. Siri has been integrated deeply into the HomePod , with the device allowing users to use voice to ask the speaker to perform a range of tasks from controlling their HomeKit connected home automation devices to playing a song or reading out the latest news.

Technology Apple's HomePod Is a Pricey Amazon Echo Competitor
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod Is a Pricey Amazon Echo Competitor

Apple has been rumoured to be introducing a smart , standalone Siri speaker , similar in functionality to products such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home . Apple is expected to unveil new features for its Apple Watch as its Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on Monday. Its entry into digital-music sales with iTunes, and into the smartphone market with the iPhone, upended those industries and gave them mass appeal.

Technology Oppo announces the R11 smartphone in China
Author: 0 Oppo announces the R11 smartphone in China

Talking about its software front, the Oppo R11 Plus runs company's ColorOS 3.1 custom UI skin, based on Google's Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system. The Oppo R11 Plus is juiced up by a high-density 4,000mAh non-removable battery that supports VOOC Flash Charge technology for fast charging. The OPPO R11 and R11 Plus differ in terms of RAM and display sizes.

Author: 0 Best Buy is Offering a Deal on the Newest iPad Pro Models

Should iOS 11 bring a viable workaround to add and listen to FLAC files, these albums can become easily added to your library without having to convert them into compressed MP3 files. The company also updated its desktop operating system, called High Sierra, which it says sees its Safari search engine perform 80% faster than Chrome.

Technology Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night gets an E3 trailer
Author: 0 Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night gets an E3 trailer

The Bloodstained E3 trailer wasn't the only video recently released about crowdfunded action game. Abilities such as Miriam's Spear Throw, Resist Holy, and Optmizer skills are on display, as is her capacity to wield a ranged whip, a rapier, and even a katana.

Technology Apple Just Made the iMac the Best Mac
Author: 0 Apple Just Made the iMac the Best Mac

It has the same 27-inch 5K display. SSD storage options are now up to 50 percent faster. The newly announced iMac Pro , which we first covered yesterday, is a bid by Apple to change that standing, and an attempt to redefine the kind of performance consumers can expect from an AIO in general.

Author: 0 Trump's social media director admonished for political tweet

White House social media director Dan Scavino violated the law when he used an official-looking Twitter account for campaign purposes, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel has concluded, issuing Scavino a letter of admonishment. Big win for CREW! The Hatch Act prohibits most government employees from engaging in some forms of political activity, like promoting specific candidates or campaigning against them.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's lawyer to file complaint over leaked James Comey memo

But Comey only informed Trump that he was not personally being investigated at the time of their conversation-which does not rule out the possibility that Trump may now be under investigation. Kasowitz slammed Comey after the testimony , saying that he leaked sensitive information. Comey could not be reached for immediate comment. Comey said that at least some of the notes - including a memo that described a February 14 conversation in which the president allegedly talked about the ...

Author: 0 Can Apple HomePod Challenge Google Home & Amazon Echo? We Find Out!

The 7-inch tubular speaker , which runs on an Apple A8 chip, works with an Apple Music subscription with the ability to play 40 million songs , and learns about the user's music preferences to help them discover new music. As a music-playing device, it will also be a challenger to Sonos , whose wifi-controlled speakers are used by many smartphone users for home entertainment.

Author: 0 5 iOS 11 Features That Will Make Your Life Much Easier

First of all, you should have backed up your iPhone or iPad before jumping to iOS 11 . Sharing the Wi-Fi password when a friend comes over is one of the minor trials of modern life. Once the password is saved on a new device , it'll remember it. Other apps like Waze are guilty of the same thing, but in iOS 11 , Apple will put a stop to all that.

Technology ICC Champions Trophy 2017: What does India's loss to Sri Lanka mean?
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017: What does India's loss to Sri Lanka mean?

Oval cricket ground in England is generally considered as the lucky ground for Sri Lanka and that was proved beyond any doubt on Thursday with its magnificent victory over the favorite India . It was my first game against India and I'm happy to have contributed. The top edges landed in no man's land, a couple of shots flew over the boundary ropes and India could not pick up wickets in the middle overs.

Author: 0 Salmond defeated on night of disaster for SNP

Sturgeon's SNP won the election in Scotland , but its vote share fell after 10 years in power in Scotland's devolved parliament. Asked about whether it was a mistake tonight, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said she will not make "rash decisions" on the planned referendum.

Technology Apple makes Mac computers faster, targets professional users
Author: 0 Apple makes Mac computers faster, targets professional users

The most affordable 21.7-inch 4K iMac starts at $1,399 CAD and is available to order right now on Apple's Canadian website . The 13-inch MacBook Pro update will now features Kaby Lake processor with up to 3.5GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz, while the 15-inch MacBook Pro will be powered by up to 3.1GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz.

Author: 0 Trump claims victory after Comey testimony, calls fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'a leaker'

Nixon stepped down after the U.S. Supreme Court forced the release of secret Oval Office recordings , including one showing the president trying to squash an FBI investigation into the Watergate break-in. Comey said that Trump asked him specifically whether he could drop the investigation with respect to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , who Trump fired for withholding information about his contacts with foreign governments.

Author: 0 IOS 11 Lets You Stop Apps From Always Tracking Your Location

Users would still be able to use certain features of Apple's CarPlay system, which gives drivers simplified versions of navigation, music and text messages on a car's infotainment screen. This clearly depicted that Apple was ending support for 32-bit apps. This allows you to switch apps quickly while working or performing other tasks.

Author: 0 Apple launches speaker to rival Amazon Echo

HomePod is available in white or black . It starts shipping later this year in the US, United Kingdom and Australia. Apple says users will be able to take better photos in low lights thanks to image stabilization, flash and HDR. A new Siri interface on the Apple Watch will also blend users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may have booked, the company said.

Author: 0 Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo vs Google Home

The seven inch speaker will cost $349, but won't be available until December. The arrival of the HomePod also brings a second fixed smart home hub device into the lineup. Acoustic and live tracks sounded best from what we heard during the short demo - a live version of Hotel California by The Eagles, which was played using two HomePod devices paired together.

Technology Apple takes the iMac Pro with Xeons and Radeon Vega graphics
Author: 0 Apple takes the iMac Pro with Xeons and Radeon Vega graphics

So while Apple is offering its most powerful Mac ever, it is also asking buyers to make their most expensive gamble ever. And after nearly two years, Apple finally gave its iMac lineup a refresh at WWDC , adding Kaby Lake processors , more maximum memory at the top end, Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, and a brighter display .

Author: 0 Amazon exec: Alexa should be able to talk to Siri

Alexa and Siri , rival voice assistants on Amazon's Echo and Apple's iPhone, don't directly communicate with one another. "It will reinvent home audio", boasted Apple CEO Tim Cook. Eddy Cue, Apple's Senior Vice President of Internet software and services (of which Siri is constituent), believes that no voice-assistant is now producing "A+ on conversation".

Technology Nariman slams CBI for NDTV raids
Author: 0 Nariman slams CBI for NDTV raids

Beseiged with CBI raids at his home in Delhi and Dehradun, NDTV founder Prannoy Roy on Friday castigated the case as "ridiculous and a concocted set of facts" and asserted that he and his wife "never touched black money and never bribed even a single person".

Technology Apple teases iMac Pro for $5000
Author: 0 Apple teases iMac Pro for $5000

The Apple iMac Pro 2017 features a handsome 27-inch large 5K display. Updates to the 12-inch MacBook and flagship 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros also included Intel's Kaby Lake processors to make the laptops more efficient, and could result in improved battery life .

Technology Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11
Author: 0 Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

But once iOS 11 is widely available, you can filter to your heart's content without worrying if whatever app you're using has the security capability to protect your nudes. When enabled, the driver's phone will be able to detect when a user is behind the wheel. Apple Pay will be integrated into iMessage with iOS 11. All the money that you receive will be collected in your Wallet app in the form of a Cash card.