Apple releases iOS 16.3 with support for hardware security keys
iOS 16.3 adds an extra layer of protection against phishing attacks and unauthorized access. Hardware security keys are small physical devices that can connect to Macs and iPhones via USB-C and near-field communication (NFC).
Instead of using the regular six-digit verification code to unlock a d... Read more
Apple Mac mini M2 and M2 Pro available from January 24
Apple launched Mac mini models with M2 and M2 Pro processors. The processors provide significant performance improvements over M1 models from the previous generation.
The Mac mini M2 and M2 Pro are available for pre-orders starting today. Apple will ship the devices from January 24 onwards. The... Read more
‘Apple has touchscreen MacBooks in the works’
Apple may finally be ready to abandon its long-standing traditional laptop designs by bringing touchscreens to MacBooks.
According to Bloomberg, the tech giant may launch MacBooks with touchscreens by 2025 as a part of a new MacBook Pro lineup. This revamp could reportedly see the company switch... Read more
‘Worst-ever quarterly decline in global PC shipments’
It's no secret that the holiday season wasn't kind to the personal computer market. According to analyst firms Gartner and International Data Corp (IDC), global PC shipments took a major hit, plummeting by a staggering 28 percent.
Unfortunately, it doesn't seem like things will be looking up any... Read more
Synology introduces compact DiskStation DS723+ NAS
Synology released the DiskStation DS723+, a new NAS for home offices and small businesses.
Synology targets the NAS to small businesses requiring centralized storage and scalability. According to the manufacturer, the DS723+ offers relatively high performance and storage capacity for a NAS of i... Read more
Why Edge Computing Needs Device Management
Technology always needs managing. But in terms of system and machine management for the modern era, it’s important that we realise we are now embracing a new era of Internet of Things (IoT) and smart machine deployment, especially when and where those devices fall into the category that we now fo... Read more
‘Apple to replace third-party displays with in-house microLED’
Apple plans to replace third-party microLED displays with in-house alternatives, according to a Bloomberg report based on multiple sources. The move would be a blow to suppliers such as Samsung and LG.
Bloomberg reports that the tech giant wants to use proprietary displays instead of models pro... Read more
‘Apple wants to replace key Broadcom chips with own designs’
Apple plans to replace third-party processors from Broadcom and Qualcomm with proprietary designs, Bloomberg reports based on insider sources.
According to Bloomberg, the tech giant plans to start phasing out Broadcom's wifi and bluetooth processors from 2025. Apple reportedly won't touch Broad... Read more
Bullitt Satellite Connect makes smartphones reachable via satellite
Bullitt Satellite Connect will become available within the first quarter of 2023. The service allows smartphones to send messages via satellite, keeping users connected in areas with little or no mobile coverage.
Satellite communications for smartphones isn't new. Apple is one of the manufac... Read more
Lenovo launches Tab Extreme, high-end Android tablet
Lenovo's introduced a 14.5-inch high-end Android tablet designed to compete with the iPad Pro. The Tab Extreme features an OLED display (3000x1876), 120Hz refresh rate and an ambient color sensor.
The model includes a Lenovo Precision Pen 3, a Bluetooth pen with 4,096 pressure sensitivity levels... Read more