by | July 11, 2017 | 03:23

If you've been waiting to get your hands on one of these smart speakers, now is definitely the time. The retailer's annual promotion doesn't kick off until this evening - before running through Tuesday for a total 30 hours of deals, albeit with some better than others - but Amazon is already teasing a price cut on Echo hardware.

by | July 07, 2017 | 20:07

Amazon is already offering a bunch of Alexa-exclusive deals for Prime Day , with more still to come, so there's truly never been a better time to join the Echo-powered future. While Amazon has claimed success, there have been grumblings that Prime Day deals have been unimpressive or involve older models. Within 3-4 days (in time for Prime Day), you'll get an email confirming that your credit has been applied.

by | June 28, 2017 | 09:00

It happened in the blink of an eye, and new games have been rolling out ever since. Some of those games have been terrific. But for the most part, they feel like something of a sweeping rough draft. Not long ago we wrote about Skull & Bones , a new pirate game coming from Ubisoft, and it’s not too hard to imagine an extension or spinoff focused on handling a pirate ship.

by | June 27, 2017 | 17:32

Before installing any beta software, it is always a good idea to make a backup of the device in iTunes as well as importing any photos into Photos. On the Guide to Public Betas page, find the Get Started section and select Enroll your iOS device . Oddly, the money will be transferred to something called an 'Apple Pay Cash Card, ' and the firm didn't say if that can then be transferred to your own bank account.

by | June 22, 2017 | 00:50

Ignore the fact that it looks very similar to an iPhone 7 Plus. The main dual camera has 16-megapixel and 20-megapixel sensors, and like the iPhone , features a Portrait Mode to give photos a "bokeh" effect, with a sharp subject and blurred background.

by | June 22, 2017 | 00:41

Samsung is reportedly planning to introduce a new Galaxy Note smartphone at a launch event in late August , Reuters reports . The Active device may have a bulkier design, but it may be for the rugged performance of the device. A 5 mega-pixel front camera is there for the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro for video calling and selfies. Rumors are piling up about the upcoming Note 8 .

by | June 19, 2017 | 09:03

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. But, all dads deserve a big "Thank You" on Father's Day . Use the quote or joke as a caption if you can't come up with something on your own. A father is often described as the stern man of solid principles who always carries an intense look (courtesy: Amitabh Bachchan in Mohobbatein and K3G) and has a tough heart.

by | June 15, 2017 | 06:20

We're getting two amiibo for Samus' big return in a remake of Metroid 2 for 3DS. This was completely at odds with the 2D side scrolling action from the SNES and NES Metroid games. A lot of familiar old features make a return in this game. Aside from a few glimpses of gameplay and some story exposition, we're also glad to see a Holiday 2017 release date.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:29

Assassin's Creed: Origins is scheduled to release in October 27, 2017 on PS4, PS4 Pro , Xbox One , Xbox One X , and PC. As expected, the next Assassin's Creed title takes place in Ancient Egypt and is called Assassin's Creed Origins .

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:17

Following a juicy CG trailer, Justin Farron, Skull and Bones' creative director, took the floor to describe the game as "the ultimate pirate experience". Sailing will take into account wind usage, how sails are set and other real-world factors. Black Flag fans may immediately notice similarities between that game and Skull & Bones - and they should.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:54

As expected , Apple announced newer versions of its iOS , macOS, and watchOS operating systems earlier today at WWDC 2017 . The big iPad Pro can be ordered now and will begin shipping next week. The iPad Pro now comes in an all-new 10.5-inch variation in addition to the original 12.9-inch size. Yes, it's fashionably late Apple with its much-rumoured smart speaker, the HomePod .

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:52

The keynote speech at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference was 2-and-a-half hours long, but they packed a world's worth of news into that time. Pricing for the two entry-level Wi-Fi 12.9-inch iPad Pro models remains unchanged, though you get double the storage . Maps is getting updates focusing on indoor mapping.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:39

A Mac with Thunderbolt 3 running the latest beta version of macOS High Sierra is also required. The Apple File System (APFS ) offers enhanced security, performance, and better data reliability. So whatever you're gawking at - amusing videos of cats; VR games; "buttery smooth" (as Apple put it) windows slurping into the Dock - High Sierra's going to make your eyes that bit happier.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:19

San Jose: After a marathon set of announcements this morning, Apple invited press into a hands-on area for a brief play with their new Macs, iPads and the much hyped HomePod , Apple's take on the multi-room speaker. The 9.7-inch is too small, the 12.9-inch is too big, but the new 10.5-inch is just right, or so logic dictates. iOS 11's new Files app offers a more traditional file finder/viewer for iPad users who need one to manage workflow.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:39

That argument implies that the Echo's sound quality is rather poor, even if it's connected and smart. In fact, during the announcement, the whole "smart" part of the " smart speaker " didn't warrant mention until near the end. It's definitely an aesthetic that feels more home-friendly. Or if someone texts you about owing money, it will ask if you want to pay using Apple Pay.

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:35

Neither one will add much of a burden to your handbag or backpack, but you don't have the option of making that burden even lighter and smaller by sacrificing some screen real estate. Somewhat lost in the shuffle is the new MacBook . iMacs have been updated with more powerful internals and brighter, more colourful screens. As of this writing, we're unsure why the iMac weighs almost a pound more , but suspect it has something to do with the higher-core-count processors and advanced ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:14

HomePod also has a 4-inch woofer that uses dynamic software modeling to eliminate distortion as the volume is cranked up. This could be a tacit admission by Apple that it's too late in the game for yet another smart speaker - at least in name.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:30

Apple has given Siri new male and female voices, described as more natural and expressive, and added abilities such as translating English phrases into Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish. Analysts said the smart home speaker market is ripe for Apple . It's also what Microsoft is targeting with the Surface Pro; a new model comes out on June 15.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:21

A few years ago Amazon, which sells its Fire Stick to connect TVs to internet-delivered programming , stopped selling the Apple TV and Google's Chromecast. This means that the app will now utilize less storage locally, freeing up room on your device for other apps and media. Apple Pay, P2P: Person-to-person payments are now part of Apple's Messages app.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:17

In early May Patently Apple posted the first report in the Apple community about Inventec having landed the first order for Apple's Home Device for Siri . The latest example is the HomePod, the company's entrance into the competitive market for home personal assistants. HomePod will be available for $349 (US) in white and space gray starting in December initially in Australia, the United Kingdom and the US.1 HomePod is compatible with iPhone 5s and later, running iOS 11 .

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:14

The last time US unemployment dropped below 4 percent was in December 2000. During the past year average hourly earnings have risen by 63 cents, or 2.5 percent. One puzzle, though, is that the recent decline in the unemployment rate has so far failed to yield better wage growth. Coal mines added 400 jobs in May.

by | May 20, 2017 | 19:04

And it's expected to cause more problems on Monday. The warning echoed that from Europe's policing agency earlier Sunday. The ransomware, which has spread globally , has been infecting computers by exploiting a Windows vulnerability involving the Server Message Block protocol, a file-sharing feature.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:50

But successive generations of the operating system have been found wanting. Some chemotherapy patients were even sent home because their records could not be accessed. He said the situation was under control. Deutsche Bahn: The German railway company told CNNMoney that due to the attack "passenger information displays in some stations were inoperative" as were "some ticket machines".

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:48

Here are some of the key players in the attack and what may - or may not - be their fault. It is believed that Microsoft rolled out the firmware only to the Windows 10 series, as the company had stopped software support for Windows Vista version last month.

by | May 19, 2017 | 13:47

But it's starting to sound like Destiny 2 might not hit PC the same day that Bungie's shooter is scheduled to arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Dubbed as the Red War campaign, Destiny 2's campaign has players regaining their powers and finding their allies before taking on Dominus Ghaul. But it's not exactly clear when the PC version of Destiny 2 will ship.

by | May 16, 2017 | 16:10

Experts fear the situation could further aggravate as a number of computers in India run on the older operating systems and have not been updated yet. There's Microsoft, whose ubiquitous Windows operating systems were compromised after attackers exploited a security hole. Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich countries were to commit on Saturday to joining forces to fight the growing threat of global cyber attacks, according to a draft statement of a meeting they are holding in ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:03

We first heard about Edge Sense feature back in September a year ago, although it was named Sense Touch then. The eye-catching new design and dual display make the phone different than nearly all the other leading smartphone models available in the market.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:47

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is warning people to remain vigilant in the wake of Friday's ransomware attack, which affected thousands of computers around the world. Microsoft distributed a patch two months ago that could have forestalled much of the attack, but in many organizations it was likely lost among the blizzard of updates and patches that large corporations and governments strain to manage.

by | May 13, 2017 | 02:10

From my perspective, it feels as if this is what smart speakers have needed all along. However, if that was Apple's plans for their smart speaker, they'll be upset that Apple has beaten them to the punch. speakers). But analysts with Morgan Stanley say the reasoning behind the so-called Echo Show is simple: It will make voice-activated shopping a lot easier.

by | May 04, 2017 | 03:31

Facebook/MarioKartENA promo image of "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" for the Nintendo Switch - showing from right to left: Princess Peach, Mario , Bowser, Link, Isabelle and Inkling Girl - as the cover photo of their official Facebook page. I played it quite a bit over the weekend myself. These options are turned on by default. The game has something called "Smart Steering" turned on by default.

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:48

And with the images, we already know that the Surface Laptop will have a USB port Type A, a port DisplayPort, and a port jack. At the #MicrosoftEDU event today, Microsoft announced a brand-new version of Windows 10, Windows 10 S, which is aimed at students and is a competitor to Chrome OS - Google's lightweight operating system for Chromebooks.

by | April 23, 2017 | 00:31

The Nintendo Switch console goes on sale today and retails for 300 dollars. Switch and Wii U owners are likely still fully immersed in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , so that should be enough to keep you occupied. The Switch's future is looking good. The question is whether these sales will continue, as the Wii U petered out fairly fast. The "Switch Mini" would be created to appeal to children specifically, with the analysts pointing out the existing console's size and weight ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 00:42

The #GalaxyS8 and #GalaxyS8Plus come with high performance earphones, AKG by Harman , as an in-box accessory. The plus sized variant would come out in Midnight Black, Coral Blue, and Maple Gold color variants, while the regular variant will not feature the coral blue color.