Here's why Apple's Siri may be lagging behind Amazon Alexa and Google

Apple has announced the HomePod , a breakthrough wireless speaker for the home that delivers awesome audio quality and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio . That's not likely to be a de... More..

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Scottish Nationalists Lose Support in Vote That Split Nation

Ms Sturgeon said overnight that she could join with Labour and other left-wing parties, in an alliance to keep out the Tories. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said: "We've won the election in Scotland - I'm ...More..

Apple's iOS 11 Makes It Harder for Uber to Track Your Location
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple's iOS 11 Makes It Harder for Uber to Track Your Location

When an app developer releases a new update in the App Store , all their lovely reviews disappear in the ether. The users used to be stuck with whatever Control Center setup Apple gave them, but now th...More..

Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Pro at WWDC 2017
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Pro at WWDC 2017

If you're in it just to get iOS 11 , provide your Apple ID and some basic information about yourself, and pay the membership fee of $99 per year. Now for the question you're all here for: when can you down...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump's personal lawyer to file complaint after Comey testimony , source says

Comey , during his testimony , accused the Trump administration of "spreading "lies, plain and simple" about him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the aftermath of his abrupt firing last month, declar...More..

HomePod will be 'smartest home speaker' on offer, says Apple
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

HomePod will be 'smartest home speaker' on offer, says Apple

As a home assistant, HomePod is a great way to send messages, get updates on news , sports and weather, or control smart home devices by simply asking Siri to turn on the lights, close the shades or activate...More..

Apple's next move will destroy the 'text and drive' culture
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple's next move will destroy the 'text and drive' culture

The virtual assistant Siri will sound more humanlike in iOS 11, and users can switch to a male voice if they prefer. You can attend to the message or send an auto reply to let them know that you cannot ...More..

WWDC 2017: Apple Brings Siri-Powered Smart Speaker HomePod
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

WWDC 2017: Apple Brings Siri-Powered Smart Speaker HomePod

Rumours that Apple would offer a sneak peak of its wireless speaker for the home at the manufacturer's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC ) proved to be true this week as the company unveiled a speaker with ...More..

Reasons Why Apple Inc (AAPL)'s Homepod Will be Dead on Arrival
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Reasons Why Apple Inc (AAPL)'s Homepod Will be Dead on Arrival

This means that Apple has placed an emphasis on audio quality, packing the speaker with an array of seven tweeters and a woofer as well as "spatial awareness" that detects its location in a room and adapts ...More..

Activision Teasing Special Crash Bandicoot Announcement at E3
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Activision Teasing Special Crash Bandicoot Announcement at E3

Next, Activision , and Bungie will be offering a bunch of hands-on experiences for players to get a peek at the new story campaign, as well as both the cooperative and competitive multiplayer for Destiny 2 . ...More..

Apple launches 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple launches 'Do Not Disturb While Driving'

The official tagline for iOS 11 reads: "A giant step for iPhone". According to Business Insider, the new feature in iOS 11 works seamlessly and is simple to use. The company sometimes uses WWDC to a...More..

This year *would* give us a new Bubsy game, wouldn't it?
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

This year *would* give us a new Bubsy game, wouldn't it?

And amongst the more popular ones was Bubsy: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind , which was released by Accolade for SNES and Sega Genesis. The Bubsy series of platformers (starring a bobcat) hasn't had...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple follows Amazon and Google with smart speaker

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. It will also be possible t...More..

Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker

While Amazon Echo and Google Home began stealing some market share from the Santa Barbara-based speaker company, Sonos prided itself on the excellent audio engineering that went into its speakers as well ...More..

Apple introduces
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple introduces "Do Not Disturb" feature for drivers

According to Business Insider, the new feature in iOS 11 works seamlessly and is simple to use. Apple has announced their latest iOS version at WWDC 2017 as expected . iOS device users will no long...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Here's how Apple could kill the Amazon Echo

According to the company, the Siri-powered smart speaker is created to "reinvent home music", much in the way that the iPod did for portable music. Ten years later, as chief executive officer Tim Cook pre...More..

Apple announces iOS 11 with Better UI, Smarter Siri
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple announces iOS 11 with Better UI, Smarter Siri

Apple's new "Today View" of the App Store is created to be dynamic and ever-changing, highlighting specific apps and games on a series of of large "cards" that are set to be updated daily. Microsoft has recen...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple debuts 'HomePod' smart speaker

Of course, despite the fact that the previous five had already covered everything in the Apple spectrum, no one was expecting anything on the iPhone . Because the devices understand your natural way of speak...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple HomePod's Strengths Over Amazon Echo Show

Apple is positioning the new $349 HomePod , which goes on sale this December, as a music-first device with Siri smarts, and Microsoft is throwing its hat into the ring with a Cortana-powered speaker. There ...More..

HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

Apple played up the rich speaker quality of HomePod , and synched it with the company's music service that boasts 27 million subscribers. At the Wired Business Conference today in New York City, the exec be...More..