Siri: spotify co soon as standard streaming service possible

Apple prepares another opening of ios 14 for third-party services. In the first pre-release version of ios 14.5 if it is possible for the first time to set a standard music app for apple’s integrated language assistance system siri: if you want to start the playback of a song or playlist via voice command, siri asks for the first time the installed music app you might use dafur. Siri forwards all music control commands directly to the selected app – for example, to spotify.

Standard streaming service for siri

Three services such as spotify can have been integrated on the iphone since ios 13 in apple’s language assistance system, the user must always have any playback command "spotify" hanging as standard remains firm apple’s music app respectives apple music. Due to the free choice of another standard music service for siri, the extensive addition at each voice command.

Apple has not exploited the appropriate extension for siri so far, accordingly remains open if this as part of ios 14.5 appears. The iphone and ipad update was allowed to be published in marz. The function currently seems to be in a fruhen test phase and does not work smoothly yet. So far, there seems to be no attitude in the operating system to further otherwise to change the standard music app.

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Smart displays: amazon recalls echo show 5 and 8

Smart Displays: Amazon Recalls Echo Show 5 and 8

Amazon brings overworked versions of echo show 8 and echo show 5 in the trade. The new edition of the smart displays are available on amazon for pre-order and will be delivered from june. To the changes, according to amazon a better camera.

The echo show 8 is therefore equipped with a 13 megapixel wide-angle camera, which swings in video calls and zooms to keep users in the field of view. This is practically a purely digital adjustment of a function of the echo show 10, where the display turns motor-controlled. The new echo show 8 also uses a new octa core processor, writes amazon.In a press release – cleaner details are not out of this.

The smaller echo show 5 also gets a superior camera with double resolution compared to the previous model, dominates in contrast to the echo show 8 but no digital swivel function. The echo show 5 costs 85 euros. This is theoretically favorable than the current model, which is regular for 90 euros. In practice, amazon sells the current echo show 5 but for 80 euros. The new echo show 8 will test 130 euros, exactly as much as the current model regular.

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The speckgurtel thrives again

renewed growth of the bacon belt

New housing development in baar-ebenhausen, directly on the munich-ingolstadt rail line. Ingolstadt’s main train station can be reached in 10 minutes by train; by car it is about 15 km to ingolstadt. Images: tp

New housing construction needs a regional identity space

It is highly regrettable that the bavarian constitutional court has recently rejected a petition for a referendum against land consumption as inadmissible. Because soil is both our natural basis of life and a non-reproducible resource, it requires special protection. Decades ago, the great economist edgar salin, when pondering the prosperity and future prospects of a region, made it clear that this would not be achieved by the sprawl of the cities into the surrounding countryside, but would require vitalization from within.

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Ecg on the apple watch: alivecor levies competitive rated against apple

ECG on the Apple Watch: ALIVECOR levies competitive rated against Apple

Manufacturer alivecor has strained a new lawsuit against apple in the usa. On a patent suit and a complaint with the us trade committee, competitive rated followed: parallel to the introduction of an in-house ecg function in apple watch series 4 apple have used control over app store and watch operating system to go to third-party heart rate apps. Analysis to do, alivecor leads to the field (alivecor vs. Apple, file number 3: 21-cv-03958, united states district court – northern district of california).

Improvement: algorith music to sabotage

Apple sullen alivecors smartrhythm app succumbed to the injury "different unwritten rules" rejected, it is called in the lawsuit. After alivecor adapted the app multi-apples specifications accordingly, apple have these by undocumented changes in the watchos operating system "saboted" and made this several times in advance unused.

At the same time with the market launch of apple watch series 4, apple then went to the heart rate algorithm in watchos 5 so that third-party providers are no longer able to carry out an accurate analysis on herzerryhtmustionungen. Competition to apple’s ecg app can be practically no longer possible, you have to take the own app to bring back.

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Bmw updates its operating system os.7 “over the air”

BMW updates its operating system OS.7'over the air''over the air'

With the "aluminated over-the-air update of a european manufacturer" get more than 750 from today’s monday.000 vehicles with the equipment "bmw live cockpit professional" the latest version of the bmw operating system 7 (version 07/20). The software update for vehicles with a production date before july 2020 contains new, advanced and improved functions such as bmw maps, google android auto or edrive zones.

First, the new software version will be delivered to customers in germany. The bmw holders will be informed about the vehicle or in your bmw app via push message on the smartphone as soon as the upgrade is ready. Bmw customers in europe, usa, canada, china and other countries are served in this order after the delivery in germany is completed.

Cloud-based route calculation

The manufacturer calls some examples of improved functions. Thus, bmw maps – for the first time aims to work – work faster in its route calculation by combining real-time information with predictive models. Apple carplay should be more user-friendly with turning instructions and lane information directly on the head-up display and the info display. In addition, the new edrive zones plug-in hybrid driver should be supported. When entering environmental zones, the car automatically switches to the electric driving mode with sufficient battery capacity.

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Charlie hebdo: “if you want to defend freedom of expression, you have to stop being young”

Charlie hebdo:'wenn man die meinungsfreiheit verteidigen will, muss man aufhoren, jung zu sein'

"Because at the last verse i stab" – cyrano de bergerac vs. A jihadist. Image: actualitte/cc by-sa 2.0

Satirical magazine publishes new muhammad cartoon to mark start of trial over 2015 islamist terror attack and worries about shifting attitudes toward freedom of expression

A rough trial on the islamist terrorist attack on the editorial office of the magazine charlie hebdo began today in paris. On 7. January 2015, the brothers said and cherif kouachi killed 12 people, members of the editorial staff of the satirical magazine, a technician, a bodyguard and a man who got in their way while they were fleeing on the street. Revenge for muhammad cartoons has been cited as a central motive for the bloodbath in the newsroom. Among the murder victims were the cartoonists cabu, charb, honore, tignous and wolinski.

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Repairs by third parties: apple warns of non-original cameras

Repairs by third parties: Apple warns of non-original cameras

Apple extends the warning from foreign parts to the iphone camera: if parts of third-party manufacturers are used instead of apple original parts when replacing the iphone camera system, with compatibility and performance ies, the manufacturer said now.

With the ios version 14 shared on tuesday night.4 has apple already integrated a new warning: it assigns customers if the operating system can not verify the camera as original part; the warning is available so far for the iphone 12 model series, it remains displayed on the lock screen for four days and can then be seen in the ios settings.

Apple: risk through improper repair

Repairs by third parties: Apple warns of non-original cameras

apple message if the camera may not be a original part.

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Ford mondeo hybrid from 2019 also as a tournament

From 2019, ford will also offer the mondeo hybrid as a station wagon. The drive train will be taken over unchanged from the sedan. A two-liter naturally aspirated engine and an electric motor combine to deliver a system output of 138 kw (187 hp). The air-cooled lithium-ion battery cannot be charged externally, which would be relatively ineffective with a capacity of 1.4 kwh. It is charged via recuperation.

The electric motor in the mondeo hybrid is primarily intended to support the gasoline engine during acceleration and thus reduce fuel consumption. In the test of the mondeo hybrid sedan we came altogether on 5.3 liters, which was to be owed also to the circumstances: the car excites despite its uppigen achievement hardly to move it briskly. In addition, we drove it mainly in the city and overland.

Ford will provide details on price, performance and fuel consumption of the mondeo hybrid turnier in due course. The sedan delivers a few key data, which the station wagon will orient itself on. 9.2 seconds in the standard sprint, 187 km. The price of the hybrid sedan is currently 36.550 euros. The station wagon surcharge for the conventional engines is 1000 euros. The luggage compartment is interesting: the sedan with hybrid drive offers 383 liters, which is significantly less than a comparable mondeo with gasoline or diesel. It should fit 525 liters.

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Huygens’ minutes of truth approach

The most exciting and spectacular unmanned space mission of all time is approaching its climax: tomorrow, the esa research probe huygens will land on saturn’s mysterious moon titan

Discovered in 1655 by the dutch astronomer christiaan huygens (1629-1695), titan, with a diameter of 5120 kilometers, is coarser than mercury and pluto and, after jupiter’s moon ganymede, even the second coarser moon in the solar system altogether. But a constant, dense orange-brown carpet of clouds, consisting of methane and other hydrocarbons, envelops its face. No one knows exactly how it will happen "including" looks. Tomorrow morning, esa’s huygens lander will push this murky curtain completely aside. On its way in exobiological mission, the small robot will dive into the atmosphere of the moon, land on it and u.A. Look for amino acids. Will huygens forget the beagle disaster?? The esa researchers were told it was true.

If everything goes according to plan, huygens will emerge tomorrow at about 10 a.M..06 o’clock cet in a relatively steep angle of 65 degrees and with a speed of 6 km/s into the atmosphere of titan. The target area is over the southern hemisphere on the day side. The capsule, protected by a heat shield, will decelerate to 400 m/s within three minutes and then deploy its 2.6-meter parachute at an altitude of about 160 km. This screen will remove the rear cover of the probe after 2.5 seconds, so that the main screen with its 8.3 m diameter can come to light and stabilize the probe.

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