New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
Apple unveiled the iMac Pro with a 5K display on Monday which it says is the most powerful Mac
06 June, 2017, 06:45
The less broadcasted headline of the event is that Apple is increasingly thinking of Siri as more of a general AI that extends through iOS rather than simply a voice assistant. By turning it up to 11, of course, starting with a redesigned app drawer. iMessage syncs conversations across devices better than ever in iOS 11, and yes, Apple Pay supports peer-to-peer money transfers, just like Android Pay.
When it comes to Apple Pay, you can now send money to other Apple Pay users - think Venmo or Square Cash.
This evening, Apple's CEO Tim Cook and fellow executives will take to a stage at San Jose's McEnery Convention Center to reveal the biggest announcements of the week-long conference.
More than 35 million people in the USA are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than doubling from last year, according the research firm eMarketer.
Apple's voice assistant is getting a more clear, human voice in both female and male intonations alongside some new skills in iOS 11 that will improve its general performance. You can now ask for translations using Siri - Chinese, French, German, Italian and English get translation first. It will automatically send a text message to people who text you to let them know you'll text them back later.
Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens
There was no immediate Qatari reaction to the announcements, but it has denied supporting terrorism or Iran in the past. It wasn't immediately clear how that would affect Qatar Airways , one of the region's major long-haul carriers.
Police say terror attack in London, reports of fatalities
British police said they are dealing with an incident on London Bridge after reports of a van hitting multiple people there. More than one person was killed when a van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge late Saturday, British police said.
For developers, iOS 11 also brings in a wider development kit for integrating Siri deeper in third-party apps. Apple, by contrast, has been stubborn about letting outsiders tap the power of Siri, and the company has fallen behind as a result. Apple says the update will mean better low-light photos thanks to image stabilization, flash and HDR.
Live Photos: They now loop, like a GIF, or Instagram's Boomerang.
At the bottom of the App Store, you'll find five tabs: Today, Games, Apps, Updates and Search. With iOS 11, the company is adding new smart albums, including a #TBT album. Apple doesn't want you to swap as much.
A new Apple ad showed what the world could look like without apps, triggered after a hapless Apple employee unplugged something in a server room. For instance, you can adjust the brightness and pause the music on the same page. CoreML gives developers on-device machine learning capabilities so they can easily make apps that will predict, learn and become more intelligent. The new mobile OS uses an updated Maps app and uses Wifi and Bluetooth connectivity to formulate a Doppler effect to work out when an iPhone users is driving and prompt a "Do not disturb while driving" option to prevent drivers from being distracted by undesired notifications on their iPhone when behind the wheel.
Last year's champions Barcelona finished second on 90 points after coming from two goals down to beat Eibar 4-2 at home. Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. "I can't complain about our team", Luis Enrique said.
At the same time , Golden State will hope Klay Thompson will break out of his shooting slump after an unproductive series opener. These are very different teams, but we'd be silly to count out the Cavs at this point in the series . "That's what they do".
Jose Urena (3-2) is scheduled to start Friday for the Miami Marlins against Patrick Corbin (4-5) and the Arizona Diamondbacks. He's got really good stuff. "It didn't feel great after it happened, I just tried to muscle through".
He reportedly has met with Comey to discuss the probe, and Comey reportedly sought his approval to testify before lawmakers. Mueller, respected for his independence and thoroughness, has so far been silent about taking over the investigations.
Native sleep tracking software has so far been missing on the Apple Watch range, despite its popularity among rival devices. All three will get their very own watch face, complete with the character fully animated for your enjoyment.
The racial slur was covered up by property management by the time officers arrived at James' home, police said. Like what you see? Judging by his performance in Game 1, Durant is determined not to let that happen.
When Asuka retained the NXT Women's title against Bianca Blair at a show on May 14, the win improved her WWE record to 174-0. It's going to be a high-action match fought under Extreme Rules stipulations - which means that absolutely anything goes.
She appeared emotional as she performed " Be Alright " and " Break Free ". " Manchester , we're gonna be all right", she yelled. The concert is being broadcast in Britain by the BBC, which said networks in 38 other countries will also broadcast the show.
Watson's third this postseason deflected off the left skate of Anaheim defenseman Brandon Montour just 81 seconds into the game. They'll be cleaning out their lockers at Honda Center on Thursday while the Predators prepare for the Cup Final.
Others displayed posters calling for swift investigations into the Trump team, or calling on the president to release his tax returns .
Oklahoma beats OR to advance to finals against Florida
Kleist dominated from there as after Amber Serrett's single to open the fifth, she retired the final nine batters to end the game. All I wanted to do was just put the ball in play, come into the right side, and just give my team a chance to score".
Rahal wins Detroit IndyCar opening race
IndyCar will conclude its only doubleheader of races Sunday on Belle Isle . "The No. 26 vehicle was a rocket ship", Sato said. James Hinchcliffe finished third, Josef Newgarden placed fourth and Alexander Rossi finished out the top five for the race.
Competing rallies in Portland following fatal stabbings
The groups were separated by a line of heavily armed officers from local and federal police agencies in protective body armor. It does not stop with one person. "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough", he tweeted out. "Today could be a great start".
'Wonder Woman' conquers milestone with $100.5 million debut
With Wonder Woman , Patty Jenkins was looking to make a movie that was about more than just a superhero saving the day. If you were hoping an extended edition of Wonder Woman will be released in the future, you might end up disappointed.
South Korea's Kim claims 5th LPGA title
Meanwhile, Wie thrilled fans early in Sunday's final round with four birdies in her first five holes. She won in 2012 and 2014 at Stockton Seaview. "But I just feel so good and I feel all the support".
Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet
And while German politicians sided with Merkel, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel signalled it was time for cooler heads to prevail. Speaking at a CSU campaign rally, Merkel said: "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out.
Stanley Cup: Game 3 in Nashville tonight
Parenteau will make his Stanley Cup Final debut Saturday night along with Harry Zolnierczyk . "He's helped us win a lot of games". A player's willingness to put his body on the line for the better of the team is what really makes someone like Bonino stand out.