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Apple refreshes MacBook and MacBook Pro at WWDC 2017

Apple refreshes MacBook and MacBook Pro at WWDC 2017

It is the third time that Apple has used an ultra-slim chassis for the MacBook , which it had introduced back in 2015. Still, my discomfort is also good news for Apple fans, because there's an very bad lot to go through. Or if you want four, you'll need to get the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar , or the larger 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar . The graphics are workstation-grade - the upcoming Radeon Vega with up to 16GB VRAM.


Al Jazeera Says Hit by Large-scale Cyber Attack Amid Qatar Crisis

Al Jazeera Says Hit by Large-scale Cyber Attack Amid Qatar Crisis

Al Jazeera has been critical of Arab governments including Saudi Arabia's ruling family and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt. Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Network is fending off a hacker onslaught. Reporters Without Borders said the Gulf diplomatic crisis and the crackdown against Al Jazeera are having repercussions throughout the region, including in Jerusalem.


Apple Wants to Curb Distracted Driving with New iPhone Setting

Apple Wants to Curb Distracted Driving with New iPhone Setting

It has been discovered in the first beta of iOS 11 that has now been released to registered developers that the iOS 11 Camera app has native support for QR codes. Apple's next operating software will not work on the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 5C. On iPad, you sometimes have to swipe up at least twice, however.


New iPhone feature to block texting while driving

New iPhone feature to block texting while driving

If you are now using the iOS 11 beta, you can find the Offload Unused Apps feature by opening the Settings app, and tapping on General. The next mobile operating system from Apple , iOS 11, will give iPad users extensive software updates and long-awaited features, such as a file management tool and customizable app dock.


Apple Inc. (AAPL) Joins The Fight Against Terrorism

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Joins The Fight Against Terrorism

Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said the company has helped United Kingdom officials investigate terror attacks, while reiterating his dismay over US plans to quit the Paris agreement on climate change. But, the Tory leader said a "new trend in the threat we face" has emerged and called for "important" changes. Cook said he will continue to advise the president on matters that are important to him and the US, such as the Paris climate accord.



Apple Unveils the HomePod

In line with Apple's M.O. the HomePod tries to keep everything in the family which explains the lack of support for anything outside of Siri and Apple Music. But while Amazon and Google have stressed the daily practicalities of the artificial intelligence assistants that run Echo and Home, Apple framed HomePod more as a music-listening platform, with practicalities like reminders and calendar nearly an after thought.