When Siri for Mac was first announced at WWDC 2016 the first question I asked myself whether it would be available as a voice command. That proved not to be the case, at least not by default, so here is how you can create a dictation trigger to summon Siri on your Mac using the “Hey Siri” command. You can watch the whole video on YouTube.
The ad speaks for itself. Music, colours and happiness are omnipresent in this refreshing stop motion ad which showcases iPhone 7 Plus’ Portrait Mode.
Portrait Mode is a new feature that comes in iOS 10.1 and is available for iPhone 7 Plus. Using a custom disc blur it manages to create a depth effect, mimicking high end DSLR results, putting some elements in focus while it blurs the others. Apple says this feature is still in Beta, and although not perfect, I found it to give pretty good results. Over the past two weeks I have been putting it to some tests. Check out below the pictures I’ve taken using Portrait Mode.
Note: Although I’ve taken pictures of people, including some of my friends, I’ve decided not to put them up online, due to concerns of their privacy.
This article is a gem. Originally found this on The Loop, had a read and it looks like a pretty comprehensive list of iOS 10 new features, changes and improvements. Really cool to see them all together. Continue reading
GitHub announced at #GitUniverse the addition of new features to their platform. These include the addition of Agile tools for repos – a feature called “Projects”, improvements for code reviews, security and profile page. Probably the one I’m most excited are projects, although they all sound quite cool. Seems like they arrived just in time, and I’ll be able to implement them in my work schedule for my final year project. Continue reading