Mr Flynn was forced to resign from his post in February after it was revealed that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with a Russian official. Obviously Comey leaked these memos when he handed them over to Professor Daniel Richman . "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Trump wrote , suggesting that Comey, who was under oath at the hearing, had committed perjury.
Trump also denied asking Comey for a pledge of loyalty during one of a string of private meetings. " He's a leaker . But we want to get back to running our great country", Trump said . Trump wrote earlier on Friday on Twitter that the former FBI head had vindicated him by telling the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had not been personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe.
Apple wants to deliver its smart assistant to your home, but it doesn't really want to make a big show of it. Also, while still on music, each of the speakers come backed up by their respective music ecosystem. They say that Siri can also handle advanced searches within the music library, so users can ask questions like " Hey Siri , who's the drummer in this?" or create a shared Up Next queue with everyone in the home.
Because people are generally looking for the path of least resistance, so why would you want to open and configure another app when you can send money right via Apple Pay in Messages on your iPhone or iPad. There's now no information on whether you can send or receive cash from groups of friends like you can in Facebook Messenger , nor is there any info on associated fees with sending money through Apple Pay.
Brake, a road safety charity which promoted road safety campaigns, says mobile use by drivers is a growing issue in New Zealand and Apple is playing its part in cutting back distractions. iOS 11 comes with a deeper integration with Apple Pencil with Instant Markup and inline drawing. The heart of the new iPad Pro is a new, desktop-class A10X Fusion chip with six-cores and a 12-core GPU.
Per CNET , the company's solution is simple: you can approve any smartphone or laptop via your iOS device . All you have to do then is to tap the card and "accept" the device to send the password automatically over-the-air. iOS 11 will also introduce a feature that can free up storage space automatically. Also, the iPhone 8 is said to feature a vertical dual rear camera setup, unlike the iPhone 7 Plus and the recently confirmed OnePlus 5 handset, which come with a horizontal dual ...
We've got the beta up and running-here are the best goodies heading your way that Apple didn't mention. "By blending digital objects and information with the environment around you, ARKit takes apps beyond the screen, freeing them to interact with the real world in entirely new ways", according to Apple.
If you get into a vehicle and fail to use Apple CarPlay, DNDWD will mute any notifications you get and keep the screen dark. The first new feature is a Do Not Disturb function that will be available in all iOS 11 devices. If enabled, a reply saying "Urgent" will prompt you to take a look , though. Phone distraction is a major cause of accidents when driving. "When you are driving you don't need to be responding to these kinds of messages".
The HomePod will cost $349 and will be available in December 2017 in a choice of white or space grey. "Way more hardware than I thought or (have) seen over past years". Because the HomePod boasts Siri as its smart virtual assistant , it can talk about a range of topics, from sports to news to movies and more.
Cupertino is promising eight ten or eighteen cores in whatever Xeon it puts in the box. To be clear, there are three iMac base models: a non-Retina 25-inch iMac ($1,099+), a 4k Retina iMac ($1,299+), and a 5k Retina 27-inch iMac ($1,799).
All your incoming text messages will get synchronized across all devices you own through its iCloud service. The other downside is that some apps will stop working as they will need to be optimised for iOS 11 . Behind the scenes, iOS 11 promises to be the most powerful yet, learning from the user's behaviour and using machine learning to improvise as it goes.
On Tuesday Nintendo released information about the fighting game Pokken Tournament Deluxe for the Switch console . Unfortunately, this does mean that Hori's special Pokken Tournament Controller will only work when the game is docked and not in tabletop mode.
The iMac Pro features a 27-inch Retina 5K display , 8-core Xeon processors (which can scale all the way up to 18 cores) and up to 22 Teraflops of graphics computation. Thus, apart from iOS 11 , macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11, fans can expect some hardware announcements from the Cupertino giant. It will also be available through Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Resellers ( prices may vary) in US, India and 36 other countries including Australia, China, Japan and the UK.
More than anything else, the company that made the iPod and iTunes wants its new speaker to be about music. Alongside the seven speaker array, the Apple HomePod boasts of a 4 inch upward facing woofer. You can control the speaker with Siri by telling it what to play, marking favorites, and even asking it detailed questions about the music that's playing.
With the release of iOS 11, third-party developers will be able to work with the iPhone's NFC chip for the first time. iOS screen capture has always been possible by connecting an iPhone or iPad to a Mac via USB. Working out whether you are moving in a vehicle is said to be achieved using a combination of Bluetooth and WiFi although the specifics are now unclear.
Though information about availability has not been put up, it is expected to be around mid July. At the WWDC 2017 keynote, Apple announced updates to its line of hardware and software. According to GeekBench 4 benchmarks, the new 15-inch MacBook Pro scored single-core and multi-core scores of 4,632 and 15,747 in single and multi-core tests, which is way more than the 2016 MacBook Pro's scores of 4,098 and 13,155.
In addition to its own new speaker, Apple revealed that its new iOS 11 can control all the speakers in your home from your iPhone , including any Airplay-compatible third-party speakers. The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. "I think it's a very Apple-esque product in that it seeks to stake out the high end of a market with its technology, price and positioning", said analyst Paul Erickson from IHS Markit.
WWDC 2017: Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is created to handle demanding pro workflows. The laptop will likely get new processors and may support up to 32GB of RAM , but the design will remain largely unchanged.
The crowd at the San Jose Convention Center in California was the first to meet "the fastest and most powerful Mac ever", aimed at content creators and hardcore developers. The new MacBook Air models will also get a bump in processor speed. For some reason Apple chose to skip Intel's i7 processor that are now shipping with Dell all-in-ones and towers.
Update: We've just got details of United Kingdom pricing and, well , you might want to be sitting down. Though information about availability has not been put up, it is expected to be around mid July. 87,900 (512GB). The iMac series has seen some significant upgrades over their last generation. The company has added some new butterfly switches such as the new Esc key.
The new speaker establishes a bulwark inside the home to lock customers more tightly into these services. 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.
Apple's new iOS software will include a " Do Not Disturb While Driving " feature, eliminating the urge to check for messages or updates while behind the wheel. Apple Pay works like a credit or debit card where you can instantly send or spend or transfer to your bank account. Apple's move was earlier reported on by BGR .
Defending champions Cleveland scored a finals record 86 first-half points as they won 137-116, with the Warriors now leading the best-of-seven series 3-1. The Cavaliers gave it their best on offence with their linchpins LeBron James and Kyrie Irving contributing 39 and 38 points, Kevin Love providing robust defence and other role players chipping in.
Both the Conservatives and Scottish Labour chose to make the election about a second independence referendum , despite the Scottish Parliament already voting in favour of this in March this year. Labour and the Liberal Democrats adopted the same message as the Conservatives by concentrating on opposing secession, and all did well on Thursday night.
Instead of a real keyboard, you can use the keyboard attachment for the iPad Pro that isn't as good (or as cheap ) as a real keyboard. Getting your hands on the iOS 11 public beta is fairly straightforward: You have to sign up for Apple's Beta Software Program using your Apple ID.
Speaking onstage yesterday at the event in San Jose, California, Cook said that Amazon will join the content line-up of its new TV app, which it unveiled in October. Apple is also improving the navigation experience by adding lane guidance to make sure that you don't skid off the right lane. It will further be supported on the iPod touch 6th generation.
In addition, Cook said Apple , headquartered in Cupertino, Northern California, now has 16 million registered software developers worldwide for its consumer electronics, including smartphone known as iPhone , and 3 million of them were added previous year .
Schiller announced Siri first and foremost as the Homepod's "musicologist", but he eventually listed off a variety of standard Siri-styled voice requests, such as managing home lights and answering questions about news, weather, and sports scores.
Ian Murray, who had been the only Labour MP in 2015, retained Edinburgh South with a massively increased majority as the party won a total of seven seats. "We're proud to be part of the United Kingdom". Gerard Killen claimed the seat for Jeremy Corbyn's party by winning 19,101 votes, defeating the SNP's Margaret Ferrier.
Siri, Can You Translate This? It has been reported that Siri is finally ready to enter the living room, with an Echo competitor being added to Apple's line of products. On stage in San Jose, Tim Cook said that WWDC 2017 would be the biggest and best ever, citing the fact that the Apple developer community is now 16 million strong.
It would also help make Apple's HomeKit smart home software more useful, since users now have to coordinate their devices with an AppleTV or an iPad. All of them, however, suggested that Apple will show off the smart speaker at the WWDC 2017 . And of course, the device would lean heavily on integration with Apple's ecosystem.
Google's $130 (£105) Home speaker is triggered by the phrase "Hey Google" while Amazon's Echo uses "Alexa". The tech giant confirmed the device would go on sale in December in the US, UK and Australia . While the company is happy to mention Siri , it is clear that the Apple speaker is no formidable AI assistant just yet. The speaker is now still in the works and is expected to release by December this year.
Siri also supports translations now. For the first time in the history of iOS , a new operating system release has been announced that focuses more on iPad than iPhone . The iPhone screen will also be locked to prevent drivers from using many of their apps while driving. Phil Schiller, Apple's marketing chief, announced a redesigned App Store , getting huge applause from the developers in the crowd.
After touting the work of Apple's developers, Cook announced that Amazon is coming to Apple TV with its Prime Video app. Cook said Apple was pleased about the partnership, and mentioned some original Amazon content like Transparent . We also got a new version of Metal called the "Metal 2". "The fact that Apple is claiming to marry really great and smart audio with a smart assistant and cloud music service makes this device unique in the market".
Does iOS 11 sound like the best version yet? Such a move has previously been hinted at by Apple , with users opening 32-bit software in iOS 10 .3 being met with a message saying the app will not work with future versions of iOS. Apple customers can also live stream the event via their gadgets. Do Not Disturb while driving: The new iOS 11 gives your phone the ability to know when you may be driving and automatically disable notifications, leaving only a black screen.
Delhi police special cell has arrested gangsters Chhota Shakeel who was planning to kill Pakistan born Canadian writer Tarek Fatah . He also tried to find out where Farah stays in Delhi and the timing of his last visits to TV stations and other places, police said.
HomePod is created to work with an Apple Music subscription, providing access to over 40 million songs. Apple vice president Phil Schiller said the company's Siri team had tuned the assistant into a "musicologist" that learns the tastes of listeners and gets songs from the internet cloud.
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On iPhone , it works as before, in the sense that you swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access this interface. While the WatchOS 4 updates are great, the 27 million Apple Music subscribers probably would have appreciated some fun new features in iOS 11 to play around with.
Comey did tell the Senate Intelligence Committee that he handed his memos about meetings with Trump over to Mueller's office. McCain said what he was "trying to get at was whether Mr. Jonathan Karl asked, "So if Robert Mueller wanted to speak with you about that?" For Donald Trump the good news from James Comey's testimony is that the former FBI director clearly said the president was not directly under FBI investigation at the time he was sacked.
Although there's no official release date for the iPhone 8, Apple has a history of releasing its new smartphones in September so expect to see this device launched in the autumn. It now has improved image quality, improved low light performance, optical image stabilization, True Tone flash, HDR and Depth API. If you come across any bugs, use the Feedback Assistant app to report them.
As things stand the Tories have lost 11 seats and Labour have gained 28. A grim night for the SDLP and the UUP saw both parties lose all their seats in Westminster while the DUP and Sinn Féin made significant gains at their expense . We know we can get back to power sharing. Sinn Féin's leader Michelle O'Neill has said she is ready to resume negotiations on Monday with the aim of restoring devolved government in Northern Ireland after this "watershed election".
One can ask HomePod any question and have Siri respond. So it borrows the smart assistant feature that Amazon Echo and Google Home made popular and puts it into a speaker that emits sound on a level appropriate for everyone to bump to.
Forged connecting rods, a forged crankshaft, improved cylinder head and block water pathways, and sodium-filled exhaust valves give the 2.0-liter additional durability and power capability. In the Civic , the turbo 1.5-liter 4-cylinder is rated at 174-180 horsepower depending on trim level, with torque ranging from 162 to 167 lb-ft. The all-new, completely redesigned and reengineered 2018 Honda Accord is the tenth generation of America's best-selling midsize sedan, the number one choice of ...
As well as acting a virtual home button, previous reports have suggested this non physical control will also hide a new Touch ID sensor, buried within the screen itself. It will help those who find typing on a large screen hard as they would be able to adjust the size of the keyboard layout according to the preferred size or side.
Like McLaren's Special Operations division, the in-house workshop will specialise in producing customised products. The program has become so popular that it's been turned into a standalone department: Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur . To tackle all that grunt, the 911 Turbo S Exlcusive Series will have Porsche's active sports chassis with active suspension management and the Sport Chrono package.
The Financial Times also reports that Qatar is said to have paid a massive ransom after members of the royal family were kidnapped, also contributing to the crisis. Turkey's parliament is expected to fast-track a draft bill on Wednesday that would allow its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar, Reuters reported.
A deal bringing Amazon Prime Video to Apple TV , announced on Monday at Apple Inc's developer conference after years of talk, shows how competitive tensions among Silicon Valley titans can stand in the way of serving customers. Will tvOS get a significant design change? That's us purely speculating, as it seems the iOS 11 beta only supports FLAC files in the Files app, not Apple Music proper.
Of course, it means that Apple is betting on selling 80 million units when it does release its new flagship. According to the "upstream supply chain", component production has begun for all three new iPhones expected to be announced this fall.
The secret is officially out: Apple is taking on Amazon and Google with its own smart speaker, called the HomePod . As Schiller introduced the device, he acknowledged that there are several other smart home speakers available on the market.