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WhatsApp iOS Update Adds New Filters & More

WhatsApp iOS Update Adds New Filters & More

To speak about the filter option, the users can add various new filters to the pictures, videos, and GIFs in this updated version of the app. Despite the fact that they're all owned by Facebook, if you compare the frequency with which Instagram and Facebook Messenger add new features to WhatsApp, well, the latter doesn't fare well at all. Read More

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Amazon adds discounted Prime option for people on government assistance programs

Amazon adds discounted Prime option for people on government assistance programs

To qualify you need to be receiving some form of government assistance which you'll prove via your Electronic Benefits Transfer ( EBT) Card . Customers can qualify every 12 months up to four times, Amazon said. Business Insider reported earlier this year that there are now roughly 80 million Amazon Prime members in the U.S., according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners estimates . Read More

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Snitker won't commit to Colon in rotation — Bartolo Colon

Snitker won't commit to Colon in rotation — Bartolo Colon

Nola spent nearly a month on the disabled list with a lower back strain before losing his three decisions in May. Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (40) is pulled from the game by Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies , Monday, June 5, 2017, in Atlanta. Read More

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AMD's new Radeon Pro 500 lives in the new Macs

Apple's Fusion Drive - Apple's take on hard drive/solid-state drive hybrid storage - is also coming standard to all 27-inch iMacs, and is an option available on 21-inch models. Apple is upgrading its MacBook range with Intel's new Kaby Lake processors, twice the memory and better graphics. Prices start at $1,099, for the regular 21.5 inched variant, while the 4K variant starts at $1,299.The 27 inched iMac begins at $1,799. Read More

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Here's our first look at Apple's new HomePod smart speaker

Apple on Monday introduced the HomePod, a voice-controlled speaker that can make music suggestions and adjust home temperatures, taking aim at Amazon.com Inc's Alexa feature and Echo devices. During Jobs' last decade, Apple introduced the iPod, iPhone and iPad - all huge commercial successes that both reshaped daily life and swamped previous digital music players, smartphones and tablets. Read More

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Hands-on with the new macOS on a Macbook Pro 13-inch model

Hands-on with the new macOS on a Macbook Pro 13-inch model

On Monday at WWDC, Apple is expected to announce an entirely new piece of hardware so it can compete with. The company just announced all-new updates to the iMac , including 7th-gen Intel Core "Kaby Lake" processors , improved display performance, and up to 32GB of memory on the 21.5-inch model, and 64GB of memory on the 27-inch model. Read More

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Apple Unveils New IMac Pro

Coming this fall, macOS will be called High Sierra. "It's all about keeping your eyes on the road", Federighi said. Analysts do not expect the headphone jack to be removed, as it was on the new iPhone 7 , and more substantial changes are expected in 2018, on following models. Read More

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The 11 best new features in iOS 11

Apple executives including CEO Tim Cook, Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller took the stage. The Homepod is a smart speaker that is poised to square off against the likes of the Amazon Echo and the Google Home. From trivia, timers, translations and news to sports, traffic, the weather and smart home tasks, Siri on the HomePod is a jack of all trades. There is also a new Files app and this is perhaps the best news yet, and something that could really make the iPad Pro an alternative to laptop ... Read More

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Apple's Macs are getting into virtual reality

Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, Apple's HomePod speaker will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes. You'll be asked if you want to convert your Mac to the Apple File System , unless you have a mid-2012 Mac Pro or iMac with a 3TB Fusion drive and BootCamp, where APFS isn't supported yet. Read More

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Apple 27-inch 5K iMac gets faster, stronger, starts at $1800

The 15-inch MacBook Pro now comes with more powerful discrete graphics in its standard configuration. All the MacBook Pros and the MacBook are getting new Kaby Lake processors. Apple says the machine is fast enough for real-time 3D rendering, code compiling and designing virtual reality content. Increasing the display size from 9.7 inch to 10.5-inch, the new iPad model reduces the borders by almost 40 percent to fit into the compact size. Read More

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Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Apple has done this by thinning out the bezels around the screen, meaning that you simply get more screen in proportion to the overall device size. Some of the products will be available immediately, others will come later this year. He said that iOS 10 had almost 96 per cent satisfaction with 86 per cent iPhone users installing the update as compared to only seven per cent Android users who installed Android Nougat - the latest version of Google's operating system. Read More

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Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

Victoria state Police Commissioner Graham Ashton said earlier Khayre had arranged to meet a female escort at a block of serviced apartments in the beachside Melbourne suburb of Brighton on Monday. The 29-year-old once spent 16 months on remand before being acquitted of a 2009 plot to attack the Holsworthy army barracks in Sydney . "He has recently done some jail time, he got out late past year and has been on parole at the time of this offending last night", he said. Read More

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Apple pushes Siri to the fore

These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. Apple said that makes the Mac a great platform for development virtual-reality "experiences". That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smartphones, he said. Read More

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MacBook 2017 release date, news and features

Apple announced an updated version of its MacBook Air laptop on Monday, the first update to the popular-yet-aging device in more than 800 days. It works more smoothly with 4K video, too, but since the MacBook's display isn't that sharp, those increases will likely go unnoticed by the majority of buyers. Read More

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WWDC 2017: Apple iMac Pro, worth the $4999

WWDC 2017: Apple iMac Pro, worth the $4999

It comes with a brightness of 500 nits, making it 43% more brighter than their previous model. Starting at US$4999, its the most expensive and powerful computer Apple has made. It has a 5K, 27-inch display , but features a new dual-centrifical fan cooling process to compensate for an eight-, ten-, or an 18-core Xeon processor with AMD's Radeon Vega graphics architecture with up to 400GB/s bandwidth. Read More

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Apple Unveils All-New App Store

For example, there are different sliders for volume up and down, and more . Apple is no fool when it comes to seeing how well received and how high usage and retain rates are on apps within its ecosystem, so Apple Pay adding in a peer-to-peer payment system seemed like an obvious next step. Read More

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Pokemon Direct To Air Tomorrow

Pokemon Direct To Air Tomorrow

According to a purported translator on 4Chan, copy pasted to NeoGAF by doop_ , that's exactly what's coming: Nintendo is going to announce a new game "which you know as codename "Pokemon Stars" . Teased in late 2013 and was released in Japan previous year in February, we haven't heard much about the odd Detective Pikachu. Rather than Pokemon Stars , maybe Nintendo and The Pokemon Company will surprise us all with a Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remake for the Nintendo Switch . Read More

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Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

Apple is expected to announce plans this week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, but initial changes were expected to add just a small number of capabilities. Google released its Home product in May 2016, and Amazon has expanded its line of Alexa-enabled speakers, which now spans five different products including the Echo Dot, the portable Tap, the soon-to-be-released Echo Show and the Echo Look, which is only available by invitation for now. Read More

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Apple Announces macOS High Sierra, Public Beta Late this Summer

Apple Announces macOS High Sierra, Public Beta Late this Summer

Apple says Safari is the world's fastest desktop browser with High Sierra; it's now 80 percent faster than Chrome , using the newest form of Javascript. Metal is also getting VR support. Apple's latest operating system, macOS High Sierra , will bring several incremental improvements to Apple's own apps as well as a significant file system overhaul behind the scenes to make Cupertino's laptops and desktops more responsive. Read More

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