The Reasons Apple Needs a $700 MacBook Air

appleToday, most computer experts are saying that Apple has truly retained and maintained high prices for their Mac computers. Even though their competitors already jumped into a pit of pricing, which leaves them for a very minimal profit, Apple still managed to stay away from it. However, in 2013, Mac also drooped down in their number of sales. With that in mind, most experts are saying that Apple should make a move to lower down their prices. According to Ezra Gottheil, an analyst of the Technology Business Research, Apple won’t do it across the board. For more information regarding this, go to the source.

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Apple’s Mac Pro for the Fastest Experience

appleIf you think you’ve seen it all from Apple’s Mac Pro, think again. The newest Mac Pro is all about speed. However, its speed doesn’t come cheap, making you ensure that your apps will be able to take advantage of this hardware before you go and buy it. Back in the second quarter of 2013, Apple’s Mac Pro and its future is likely in doubt. Despite all the upgrades it has seen in recent years, a lot of computer experts doubted its reliability when it comes to speed. With all the doubts lingering, CEO Tim Cook urged their engineers to work on an update that would help improve Mac Pro’s functionality. For more on this, go to the source.

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Intel Chooses Android Instead of Microsoft

compupter6Today, Intel and Microsoft are no longer joined together when it comes to establishing the tablet business. According to sources, Intel says that Android would be in about 80 – 90 percent of the tablets that it expects to ship out containing its chips within the year. Since Microsoft flunked out of it, Android is definitely what’s in demand these days. Last Tuesday, CEO Brian Krzanich stated that their company is expecting be present in more than 40 million tablets within the year. In addition, it will run on Google’s Android OS. For more information regarding this, go to the source.

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Google Launches new +Post for Social Ads

tool2Today, any internet user or business can soon start to view more ads as if it’s a post from Google+. This is all made possible without having to visit the social site itself. Google is now paving the way for new +Post ads to any internet advertiser to meet their certain requirements, making the program available for anyone even if it’s still in test mode right now. Though it may sound like sponsored contents, it’s somewhat different from it. Social ads are run by Google across the web through its ad display website. This may include blogs, news sites or similar pages. For more regarding this, go to the source.

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Microsoft Targeting a Bigger Picture

tool2Today, according to CEO Satya Nadella, says that Microsoft is targeting a bigger picture by getting their hands into the growing number of data that’s being generated by both humans and machines. Last Tuesday, Satya showed some tools that would surely help organizations that would greatly improve organizations functionality, helping them to profit more through information. A new-hosted service called the Azure Intelligent Systems Service (ISS), promises in easing a company’s goal to manage data from machines. According to them, this would all be possible through devices and sensors that are connected to the internet. ISS is now made available in a limited preview for the public. For more on this post, go to the source.

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The World of Faster Updates for MS

images-1Recently, Microsoft has encouraged all Windows 8 users to install their latest update, one of the major updates the company has been very serious about because it encourages customers to adopt a faster release strategy. According to computer experts, Microsoft wants enterprises and users to use and trust it to keep their systems up-to-date. Based from an email from Michael Gartner, Microsoft would drag users of any kind into their new world of faster updates. Earlier this week, Microsoft launched Windows 8.1U, set to gain future updates that includes fixes for any vulnerability. For more on this post, go to the source.

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Samsung-Apple Trial and Wi-Fi Problems

appleJust recently, a new sign in the door of the federal courtroom in San Jose, the home to Apple versus Samsung battle, says, “Please turn off all cell phones.” This trial focuses on smartphones as well as the technology that it uses. It’s really a little over too ironic for some. The said trial won’t also be taking place if the market for such device isn’t too big. Since the case is so important, constant connectivity problems is becoming more evident in the court due to the said sign. The problem centers on the system that displays the court’s real-time transcription led onto the monitors of Judge Lucy Koh, who is the presiding judge of the case. For more information on this news, go to the source.

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Apple $2.2 Billion Damages Claim vs Samsung

appleFor the first time, Apple has outlined the reasons it came up with a $2.2B in damages claim and why they want a California judge to award them the said amount. Based from the report, the said figure covers Samsung’s suspected massive violation of five Apple patents. Around $507 million is for compensation of all the losses because of Samsung, according to Chris Vellturo, an expert witness of Apple in the cae. Another $560 million is to compensate them for the reduction of Apple’s products. The calculation was disclosed as the court proceedings reached its second week. For more on this news, go to the source.

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Microsoft Changes Adware Policies

compupter6Recently, Microsoft launches new policies for detecting, classifying and managing all adware programs with their security software. The company gives three months to all developers to conform to their new policies to avoid being blocked by the company’s suite of products. Interestingly enough, Microsoft does make it easier and faster for all developers to include advertising into the Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 users. Check out the full version of the story from the source.

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BBM Protected for Enhanced Security

BBM pushes a new project they aim to protect end-to-end encrypted messaging service to all their users, called BBM Protected. It all target to protect all high security risks industries. The new product suite aims to give both manageability and security for their security-conscious consumers. Check more about this story from the source.

Source: Computer World