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Industry New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before
Author: 0 New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before

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 as the fact it played nicely with nearly every streaming music service out there.

Author: 0 IOS 11 will make older iPhones, iPads, and apps obsolete

That could frustrate users if Apple doesn't inform them that upgrading from iOS 10 to iOS 11 could result in a reduction in overall device functionality. Therefore, we weren't able to test them. Yes, Microsoft's Surface Pro lineup have seen solid sales, but many owners choose to purchase the tablet with its optional Type Cover, which means it's more of a laptop than a tablet.

Author: 0 Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11

Apple's long-awaited Siri-controlled speaker and the powerful new iMac Pro are expected to ship in December . It features a 27-inch Retina 5K display, up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 22 teraflops of graphics computation in a new space-grey enclosure.

Industry Amazon, now Alphabet with shares at $1000
Author: 0 Amazon, now Alphabet with shares at $1000

Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Alphabet during the third quarter valued at $102,000. Last week, e-commerce behemoth Amazon ( NASDAQ : AMZN ) crossed the $1,000 per share threshold, becoming the second stock in the S&P and the fifth in the US to trade over that level, according to figures from The Wall Street Journal Market Data Group.

Author: 0 Get ready for new products

Apple also unveiled new Macs, addressing complaints that Apple has let its Mac lineup languish in favor of its better-selling products, namely the iPhone . "Focusing on music is smart , main use case for smart speakers", said Ben Bajarin, of the Creative Strategies consultancy. Siri, a digital assistant that has been on Apple's iPhone since 2011, will be voice activated to respond to requests for information and other help around the house.

Industry Amazon Is Working On An Android Phone (Yes, Again)
Author: 0 Amazon Is Working On An Android Phone (Yes, Again)

Surprisingly, the Amazon's phone will not come with Fire OS, but Android 7.1.1 with Google AI Assistant and the set of Google services. Amazon's first and only stint with making a smartphone did not go so well. With smartphone manufacturers being focused on their digital assistant software, it is a downside to note that the Ice phone may not show with Amazon's Alexa built in.

Industry Apple Refreshes the Entire MacBook Line Up, and I'm Pissed
Author: 0 Apple Refreshes the Entire MacBook Line Up, and I'm Pissed

The starting price for the new iMacs ranges from $1,099 to $1,799 and they're available for order today at Apple's website. Shipping as early as today, Apple's MacBook line got a refresh with Intel's Kaby Lake processors. So how much power does this features offer? The base model includes a 5K Retina display, 8-core Xeon processor, Radeon Vega graphics, 32 GB ECC memory, a one terabyte SSD, and first time ever 10 Gb Ethernet connection.

Industry Android O Developer Preview 3 Launched; Factory Images Available
Author: 0 Android O Developer Preview 3 Launched; Factory Images Available

However, as Ruddock himself said, release dates are always subject to change due to unexpected issues. Google has just outed a new Android build for Pixel and Nexus devices. There is no need to unlock the bootloader as the users can install them if their device is working on expected version. Google announced the launch of the same today.

Industry Live from Apple's WWDC 2017 Keynote
Author: 0 Live from Apple's WWDC 2017 Keynote

We're likely to see new iOS and macOS versions, along with updates for Apple's tvOS, watchOS to be announced during the event. Apple's stock continues to set new record highs week after week this year, and the world's most valuable company seems to have plenty of backers who believe the very best is yet to come.

Industry Wallace to become first black driver in Cup race since 2006
Author: 0 Wallace to become first black driver in Cup race since 2006

There hasn't been an African American to drive in NASCAR's highest series (Monster Energy Series), since Bill Lester drove the # 23 Waste Management (Bill Davis Racing), vehicle back in 2006. "We are proud of the collaboration between RPM, Roush Fenway and Ford to make this driver transition happen, and it's a great example of the One Ford mentality we have in order to make the overall Ford NASCAR program better".

Industry What we think of Apple's
Author: 0 What we think of Apple's "Planet of the Apps" so far

For now, Apple's original entertainment strategy is geared toward reinforcing Apple Music , which starts at $10 per month. In episode one of " Planet of the Apps ", aspiring entrepreneurs present their creations to the show's four judges: Alba, Paltrow, Will.i.am and Vaynerchuk.

Industry Apple and Xiaomi trump Fitbit to become wearable kings
Author: 0 Apple and Xiaomi trump Fitbit to become wearable kings

Xiaomi and Apple tied for the top position in the smart wearable market, each shipping 3.6 million units for a 14.7% share, in the first quarter. The Chinese company shipped 3.6 million units in Q1 2017, grabbing the market share of 14.7 per cent ahead of Apple's 14.

Industry Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Updates iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Updates iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro

All of the new MacBooks will also include faster SSDs, while the 15-inch MacBook Pro will feature a faster graphics card. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced that it also updated the 13-inch MacBook Air with a 1.8 GHz processor. You can further up the power (and price) with 16GB of memory, or pair an even more expensive Core i7 processor with up to 64GB of memory, but the standard new 4K iMac loadout stands on its own.

Industry Mom, son find cocaine in toy from restaurant vending machine
Author: 0 Mom, son find cocaine in toy from restaurant vending machine

Investigators said that the boy's mother called the Bell Gardens Police Department after she noticed a powdery substance come out when her son first opened the toy. Snack Time Vending was the company responsible for the machines, police said. A woman who answered the phone at the company told the Los Angeles Times that they owned two other machines in the restaurant, but not the one that contained the cocaine.

Author: 0 Apple's new 'HomePod' speaker

The long-rumored rival to the Amazon Echo and Google Home speakers was revealed at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Monday. Amazon 's head of products says he'd allow other voice assistants , such as Apple 's Siri or Google Assistant, on the Amazon Echo .

Author: 0 Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

HomePod wants to be the best of both worlds, without being that much more expensive than some of its key competitors: The Apple-made speaker will cost consumers $349, and ship in December in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Consumer spending on smart home related products and services will reach almost $90 billion this year and reach $155 billion by 2022, according to consultant Strategy Analytics.

Author: 0 IPhone to add new feature that will stop texting while driving

But the effort is still worth the trouble, I think. To mark the release of the new iPad Pro range, Apple has released a video to show off its new devices and hopefully help rejuvenate a tablet market that has been stagnating for a while now.

Author: 0 1.5% of time on Xbox One spent on Xbox 360 games

Sony's Jim Ryan recently said that although backwards compatibility was much requested, it was barely used and these stats do seem to back him up. To be fair, Microsoft's vision for an all-in-one media center wasn't completely out of touch: since Sony's Playstation 2 shipped with a DVD player in the early 2000's, consumers have been increasingly using gaming consoles for various non-gaming purposes.

Industry Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India
Author: 0 Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India

At Barkhenda Pant village, Mandsaur Collector Swatantra Kumar Singh was heckled by relatives of one of the farmers who died and other villagers. " Madhya Pradesh could come under the grip of a violent agitation by farmers despite the state being run by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan , who has unmatchable credentials in agricultural growth", said the party leaders to attribute "criminal-political" motive to the turn of events.

Industry Google Home will arrive in Canada on June 26th
Author: 0 Google Home will arrive in Canada on June 26th

Google took to the stage at Google I/O this year to discuss new features in store for Google Home, the company's smart home device created to let you use Google Assistant for more than just smartphone capabilities. You'll know instantly if your Home is affected. Google Home was released during Google I/O event in 2016 and since then the device is competing with other competitors like Amazon Echo device.