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Apple lets Siri interact with third-party streaming apps in iOS 12

Apple lets Siri interact with third-party streaming apps in iOS 12

Alexa and Google "are setting a furious pace of innovation and making it harder for Apple to catch up as each month passes", said Bret Kinsella, the publisher of the voicebot.ai website. It also comes with new parental controls that let parents view how their child is spending their time in apps and set time limits. It's a gentle, limited way of prodding us into a more wholesome, balanced approach to using our phones.


Putin: Trump and I 'regularly talk over the phone'

Putin: Trump and I 'regularly talk over the phone'

President Vladimir Putin ridiculed the US indictment of 13 Russians in a television interview broadcast Monday, scoffing at the notion that a person described as his chef could interfere with a USA presidential election. "Well, here it's Mr. Prigozhin's private business". It is his first bilateral trip to a West European country for nearly a year. In a particularly heated exchange on the annexation of Crimea and the shooting down of MH17 over eastern Ukraine , an irate Putin ...


Anime Souls-like Code Vein launches this September

Anime Souls-like Code Vein launches this September

The studio has also released a new trailer. Should you wish to pre-order, there are some in-game goodies to be had as a reward, including some God Eater crossover weapons. It remains to be seen if the studio can live up to its more famous published property, but many will be more than willing to give Code Vein a fair shake upon its release towards the end of the year.


Microsoft Deploys Project Natick Self-Sustaining Underwater Data Center Off Scottish Coast

Microsoft Deploys Project Natick Self-Sustaining Underwater Data Center Off Scottish Coast

The software giant was able to cram 12 server racks into the data center, but those racks have enough storage for five million movies. Orkney was chosen because it is a major centre for renewable energy research. Project Natick is now in its second phase, with the initial part of the program having determined that underwater data centres are feasible through the deployment of a submerged facility off the coast of California in 2016.


Android June Security bulletin is out: here’s what got fixed

Android June Security bulletin is out: here’s what got fixed

Those currently on Essential's Android P Developer Preview should see an OTA available on their phone's, and those who haven't yet made the switch can download and flash the Developer Preview, though it's possible Essential may introduce an easier method for that transition now that they consider this release "Beta" quality.


Apple launches macOS Mojave with Dark Mode, support for some iOS apps

Apple launches macOS Mojave with Dark Mode, support for some iOS apps

One of the exciting features for MacOS' latest update was the addition of a lot of key iOS tools, which users have been practically begging for in their desktops. Recently the market was up with the news of Apple issue regarding Valve's Steam . You can follow your favorite publications from one app, control your HomeKit-enabled accessories via Home , and record Voice Memos for personal notes, interviews, meetings, and more , then access applicable files from your iOS devices.