News tagged ‘Microsoft’
Siri on HomePod Performs Worse than Alexa and Google Assistant
As Apple’s HomePod is now available for public, it is undergoing different tests. The research firm Loup Ventures tested Apple’s smart speaker and shared the results of the tests compared to other smart speakers.
How to Watch Apple Special Event Online
Apple is going to broadcast the most awaited event on its website. The company has dedicated a special page on its website for this purpose.
Apple to Unveil New MacBooks at WWDC – Rumor
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to unveil several new MacBook models at the upcoming WWDC conference in June. People familiar with the matter claim that we’ll see a new 12-inch MacBook, new MacBook Pro units, and even the updated 13-inch MacBook Air.
Apple to Bring iTunes to Windows Store This Year
Microsoft is working with Apple to bring iTunes to Windows Store by the end of this year. This will allow the company to make its new platform called Windows 10 S more popular and lure the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. Microsoft made the announcement during the annual Build conference for developers.
Several New iMacs Are Coming This Year – DigiTimes
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Apple will release two new iMac models in the third quarter of 2017. The production is set to start in May and the supplier is Quanta Computer. Moreover, the company is working on a completely revamped model that will hit the store shelves at the end of 2017.
Check Out Windows XP Working on iPhone 7 [Video]
Looks like Apple’s iPhone is capable of running not only iOS. Hacking Jules has recently shared a video showing Microsoft’s Windows XP running on Apple’s 2016 flagship device. You can take a look at the hilarious clip below.
Microsoft to Release Windows 10 Creators Update on April 11
Microsoft will start the rollout of the long-awaited Windows 10 Creators Update on April 11. MSPowerUser reporters believe the company will officially announce the major update and release a final build for testers by the end of March. After that, PC users will begin receiving this version. Still, as of now, there is no indication of Microsoft plans to start seeding Creators Update in April.
Fortune Calls Apple World's Most Admired Company Again
For the tenth year in a row, Apple has become the world's most admired company. The ranking was created by Fortune, it is based on feedback from 3,800 reliable analysts, industry experts, executives and other specialists. Such firms as Amazon, Starbucks, Berkshire Hathaway, and Disney follow Apple in the list.
Latest iPad Pro Commercials Explain Why iPad is Better than Computer
Apple has released four new iPad Pro commercials that tell us why the device is better than traditional computer or laptop for most people. All ads are available below as well as on Apple’s official YouTube channel.
The first video tells us that there are no viruses on the iPad Pro, which makes this device better than a computer.
Security Researchers Found Two New Mac Viruses
As noted by independent Mac security researchers, there are two new instances of malware for macOS. The first piece of malicious software uses Microsoft Word to penetrate into the system and the second one pretends to be a software update and then hacks the system.
Apple Loses Status of the Most Valuable Brand
Apple has lost its title of the most valuable brand in the world. According to the latest report from Brand Finance, the Cupertino giant is now on the second spot of the ranking with the brand value of $107.1 billion. The first place is occupied with Google that has the brand value of $109.5 billion.
Apple Constantly Increasing R&D Expenses – Report
According to the latest report from Business Insider, Apple is constantly increasing the amount of money spent on research and development. This means that the company looks for new technologies and ways of making its products better.
macOS 10.12.4 Beta Displays Native Icons of Windows.EXE Files
According to Vaclav Vancura who works as a Mac product designer at Microsoft, the latest beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 displays native icons of executable Windows files instead of using generic images for unknown file types. This, however, doesn’t mean that Mac users can launch EXE files on their computers, at least now.
Apple Still Works on New Desktops – Tim Cook
Apple hasn’t abandoned the desktop business. According to Tim Cook, the company has “great desktops” in its roadmap. This means that next year, we may see an updated iMac, Mac mini, and Mac Pro. At least, we hope that’s what Cook meant.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste our time and take a look at the topics worth your attention right now.