Roku App Available Now for Windows 10 Laptops and Tablets – The Official Roku Blog

REMOTE AND CONTROLS Navigating a Roku device from your Windows 10 laptop or tablet could not be easier. With the new Roku app, your channels are just one click away. In addition to the classic remote, we’ve also included your complete My Channels list to the app’s interface to help you quickly move from channel to channel, regardless of where you are in the Roku platform.

Source: Roku App Available Now for Windows 10 Laptops and Tablets – The Official Roku Blog

Toshiba Z20t-C2112 review: 14 hours of battery life highlights this business-class hybrid | PCWorld

Toshiba’s Z20t is one of the best tablet-laptop hybrids we’ve seen, with a whopping 14 hours of battery life and design flourishes that include a matte-finish touchscreen. But it is pricey.

Source: Toshiba Z20t-C2112 review: 14 hours of battery life highlights this business-class hybrid | PCWorld

As Summer Travel Heats Up, GigSky Expands Coverage for iPad with Apple SIM

International wireless carrier and mobile technology company GigSky, today announced it will offer cellular data plans for iPad travelers with Apple SIM in over 140 countries, including all top travel destinations, plus additions like Ecuador, Argentina, Jamaica, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Isle of Man, and The Virgin Islands – up from more than 90 countries and territories.

GigSky World Mobile Data lets you keep your iPad connected in over 140 countries and territories around the world. Convenient, affordable, short-term data plans wherever, whenever you travel.

For details on enhanced coverage and pricing, please visit: https://applesim.gigsky.com/pricing

Source: As Summer Travel Heats Up, GigSky Expands Coverage for iPad with Apple SIM

Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 get new firmware and driver updates

While both of Microsoft’s tablets run the latest Windows 10 Pro operating system, the company is constantly releasing new updates in order to improve their performance. Next month marks the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, celebrating the first anniversary of Windows 10’s launch, but until then Microsoft will continue to release builds with […]

Source: Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 get new firmware and driver updates

 

June 13, 2016

Apple World Wide Developer Conference  2016

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Highlights from Apple WWDC16

“The App Store started 8 years ago, with a little over 500 apps. Recently we passed a major milestone — we now have over 2 million apps.”

The Mac, changed personal computing. The iPhone, changed phones forever. The iPad, magically transforms a glass canvas into anything you want it to be. Our clearest vision of the future of computer. Apple Watch: Ultimate device for a healthy life. Apple TV: something something biggest canvas.

watchOS, tvOS, OS X, iOS. “We’re going to move each of these platforms forward today, and we’d like to get started with watchOS.”

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“People are actually switching between faces for different occasions, and we’ve made that really simple.” Just swipe to change faces. Another totally new UI pattern that replaces Glances.

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New feature: SOS on the Watch. Press and hold on the side button, it calls 911.

Works through your phone or on Wi-Fi. After you’re done calling 911, it pulls your locations and messages your friends. Then it shows your medical ID, which is another new feature.

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“You can actually set smart notifications to remind you to breathe.” Turn the crown to set how long you want to breathe for, close your eyes and haptic feedback will guide you.

“You can actually set smart notifications to remind you to breathe.” Turn the crown to set how long you want to breathe for, close your eyes and haptic feedback will guide you.

Free upgrade this fall. “It’ll feel like a whole new Watch.”

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“The future of TV was apps. The response to Apple TV has been incredible.”

Sling coming to Apple TV. Fox Sports Go

“Siri changed the way we interact with our television because now we just tell it what we want to watch.” Now you can search for categories of movies. Can just say “find high school comedies from the ’80s.”

“A big part of your TV experience is live channels… we’ve got a great new feature called Live Tune-In.” You can just say Watch ESPN2 and it’ll pop open.

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  OS X the name has been with us for over 15 years, and it’s served us well. We realized there’s a name that’s so much clearer, and so much simpler.” Renamed to macOS!

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When you shop online, you’ll have an Apple Pay button. When you pay, you’ll get a prompt to authenticate on your phone or watch with TouchID or a tap on the wrist.

Siri now on the macOS Desktop

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iOS 10 for iPhone

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Big Siri Updates

Messaging support for Slack and WhatsApp, WeChat. Ridebooking with Uber, Lyft, and Didi. Photo Search in Shutter, Pinterest. Pause and stop workouts in Runtastic and RunKeeper.
Send payments with Square. VoIP calling with Spark, Vonage, and Skype.

Can offer up relevant contact info, read messages to pre fill calendar events.

Apple Photos

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“We love capturing so much of our lives on our cameras… we want to give you easier ways to find and experience photos your taken.”

facial recognition on the iPhone, happening directly on the phone

All done with your privacy protected

Apple Memories

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New tab at the bottom of photos called Memories, which shows you highlights and people, a map of locations, and related memories.  This is very cool

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Apple Maps

navigation and traffic information

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Apple Music

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Apple News

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iMessage now has rich links, including in line video – Rich links open videos & images quickly and easily

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Email Voice Transcriptions

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Messages will highlight all the words that map to emoji in a message and let you tap to turn them into an emoji so you dont have to search for the right emoji

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iOS 10 developer preview today  -public beta in July at beta.apple.com

iOS 10 available to everyone this fall