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The voice-controlled virtual assistant, named Cortana, uses the firm’s search engine Bing and data stored on the handsets to make personalised recommendations and carry out tasks.

Apple and Google offer comparable facilities on their iOS and Android platforms (Siri and Google Now). Continue reading

Apple has just released an iOS update for the iPhone and iPad. People will have access to improved, as well as new features (depending on what model they have).

The main features are:

  • Added security and features enhancements
  • Extended 4G LTE support
  • Integrated Fandango into Siri (market dependant)
  • iTunes Match improvements
  • Bluetooth support for Apple TV
  • Upgraded APIs for developers

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At the WWDC (Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference) on Monday, Tim Cook announced the new mobile operation system, iOS 6 for Apple’s mobile devices. This update will be offered in Autumn (alongside the launch of the new iPhone) to iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S along with iPad 2, the new iPad and the iPod touch 4th generation. Continue reading

In San Fransicso yesterday, Apple gave a presentation of its latest products. Amongst the announcements, the one product that people were waiting for was the follow up to the iPad 2.

Amongst the speculation preceeding the event, the name was one of the things discussed about, many people favouring either the iPad 3 or the iPad HD. What people hadn’t counted on was Apple’s announcement that it will simply be called the New iPad. This was the first surprise of the day. Others followed as the specifications of the new iPad were revealed.

The five of the main features of the iPad are: Continue reading