Apple Shares 'Portrait of Canada' as Latest Ad in 'Shot on iPhone' Campaign

Apple Shares 'Portrait of Canada' as Latest Ad in 'Shot on iPhone' Campaign Apple today shared a new video called “A Portrait of Canada” on its YouTube channel for Canada. The 30-second ad is part of Apple’s ongoing “Shot on iPhone” campaign, with an emphasis on Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus. Apple highlighted the […]

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 34 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 34 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced one year ago in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. Safari […]

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to Developers Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.6 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the fourth beta and over a month after releasing macOS Sierra 10.12.5, a minor bug fix update. The fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6 can be […]

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of iOS 10.3.3 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of iOS 10.3.3 to Developers Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming iOS 10.3.3 update to developers, one week after seeding the fourth beta and over a month after the release of iOS 10.3.2, which was a minor bug fix update. Registered developers can download the fifth iOS 10.3.3 […]

iPhone 8 Expected to Include Faster 10W USB-C Wall Charger

iPhone 8 Expected to Include Faster 10W USB-C Wall Charger Earlier this year, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities said the widely rumored 5.8-inch iPhone with an OLED display will feature a Lightning connector with USB-C Power Delivery that enables fast charging capabilities. “iPhone 8” mockup by Benjamin Geskin for iDrop News Lending credence […]

Brand Behind Steve Jobs' Iconic Turtleneck Plans New Edition Coming in July for $270

Brand Behind Steve Jobs' Iconic Turtleneck Plans New Edition Coming in July for 0 Steve Jobs’ iconic black turtleneck will be making a comeback of sorts this summer, with the company behind the original garment, Issey Miyake Inc., announcing a new version coming this July for $270 and called the “Semi-Dull T” (via Bloomberg). The […]

Samsung Releasing Refurbished Note 7 Devices as 'Fandom Edition' in South Korea

Samsung Releasing Refurbished Note 7 Devices as 'Fandom Edition' in South Korea About ten months after the first reported cases of Galaxy Note 7 fires began circulating online, Samsung is gearing up to re-launch the smartphone “initially” only in South Korea, according to people familiar with the company’s plans (via The Wall Street Journal). Referred […]

Messaging App Viber Overhauls Third-Party Chat Extensions in Latest Update

Messaging App Viber Overhauls Third-Party Chat Extensions in Latest Update Popular messaging platform Viber announced an update to its mobile app today that includes an overhaul of its Chat Extensions feature, offering users access to a raft of sources of third-party content right from within the chat window. Starting today, directly in their private chat […]

Developers Share First Augmented Reality Creations Using Apple's ARKit

Developers Share First Augmented Reality Creations Using Apple's ARKit Apple only announced its augmented reality developer platform ARKit last week at the Worldwide Developers Conference, but some video clips have already been posted online by developers eager to showcase the impressive potential of the software. ARKit enables iPhones and iPads running iOS 11 to superimpose […]

Qualcomm’s new chips will give rise to more smart speakers

Qualcomm’s new chips will give rise to more smart speakers The smart speaker trend started with Amazon's Echo, and now includes Google Home and Apple HomePod, but it could get a lot more crowded thanks to Qualcomm. It has just unveiled a reference "smart audio" design, including microphone, speaker and voice… Source: Engadget Link: Qualcomm’s […]

The Morning After: Wednesday, June 14th 2017

The Morning After: Wednesday, June 14th 2017 Welcome to the middle of the week. It was Nintendo's turn to dominate E3, the world's biggest gaming show. Super Mario Odyssey is coming to the Switch this October, Intel is making VR better and the Atari 2600 is back. Kind of. Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: […]

Firefox 54 Promises Faster Browsing on Macs With Limited RAM

Firefox 54 Promises Faster Browsing on Macs With Limited RAM Mozilla yesterday announced the release of Firefox 54 web browser with new multi-process architecture that promises to make browsing with multiple tabs open faster and more stable, especially on computers with 8GB of memory or less. With the latest release, Firefox uses up to four […]

TSA begins testing fingerprint check-ins at two US airports

TSA begins testing fingerprint check-ins at two US airports It's never a nice experience to stand in line at the airport for hours just to get a pat down when you get to the end. Hopefully, TSA's new biometric fingerprint tech could make air travel a more pleasant experience for most people. Starting this wee… […]

Facebook Messenger's AI 'M' can now assist you in Spanish

Facebook Messenger's AI 'M' can now assist you in Spanish It sounds like Facebook "M," the AI-powered virtual assistant for Messenger, has learned a new language. According to the social network, it can now dole out suggestions in Spanish if that's your default language in the US or if you're in Mexico. The… Source: Engadget […]

Intel’s wireless HTC Vive add-on is where VR is headed

Intel’s wireless HTC Vive add-on is where VR is headed Complexity is bad for VR. The lengthy wires you need to connect a VR headset to your gaming PC or PlayStation 4 might not be a huge deal to geeks, but they're the sort of thing mainstream consumers would never live with. We know wireless […]

Uber board member resigns after making a sexist remark

Uber board member resigns after making a sexist remark Are you familiar with David Bonderman? If not, you might now remember him as the Uber board member who resigned because he made sexist remark during a meeting meant to address the company's toxic, misogynistic culture. At the meeting, board member Ar… Source: Engadget Link: Uber […]

Sony's fantastical Toio cubes combine robotics with papercraft

Sony's fantastical Toio cubes combine robotics with papercraft Sony's made some endearingly offbeat electronic toys over the years — looking at you people who gave your Aibos funerals. The company's newest addition to its crowdfunding site, First Flight, is likely to evoke the same response. Say hello to the To… Source: Engadget Link: Sony's fantastical […]

Audi teases self-parking A8 ahead of launch

Audi teases self-parking A8 ahead of launch Audi will launch its next generation A8, which is expected to have level 3 autonomous, on July 11th. Ahead of that unveiling, the company released a video of the new vehicle parking itself. Source: Engadget Link: Audi teases self-parking A8 ahead of launch