Apple’s Mac Pro has been designed for power-users in mind where those users might have the need for high-end components and powerful hardware to edit videos, music, photos, or run applications that might require a lot of processing/graphics power. As for the iMac, these desktop systems have mainly been designed for regular users, but recent benchmark sightings have suggested that power-users might be interested in the new Retina iMacs.
As noted by John Poole of Primate Labs, it seems that the 27-inch Retina iMac with an Intel Core i7-4790K clocked at 4.0GHz has managed to outperform the low-end Mac Pro with an Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2 clocked at 3.7GHz. However it should be pointed out that this is only for single-core performance and that for multi-core performance, the Mac Pros for the most part have trumped the iMac. Read full post →5K Retina iMac Surpasses Base Mac Pro Model In Benchmarks
Remember earlier this year we saw a video of an alleged hoverboard in action? We were a bit skeptical of its legitimacy at first and our doubts were proven true when it turned out to be a hoax. That being said, another hoverboard called the Hendo by Greg and Jill Henderson, has appeared and is being crowdfunded on Kickstarter, but this time it looks like it is the real deal.
Now before you get too excited at the idea of zipping down the streets on it like Marty McFly of Back to the Future fame, there are some caveats regarding the device. This is based on the accounts from, publications such as the New York Times and The Verge who actually managed to ride the device. Read full post →The Hoverboard Is Finally Here, Sort Of