Sabrent USB-C Tool-Free Enclosure M.2 NVME+SATA Review
With the proliferation of high-speed external connectivity such as USB 3.2, USB 4.0, and Thunderbolt, it has become much easier to transform laptops into workstations capable of handling multi-terabytes of data within an acceptable performance envelope. Often, building a DIY external SSD leads to higher performance, resilience, and value.
Microsoft Might Have Killed Development On Windows 10X
Windows 10 is Microsoft’s latest operating system, but the company is working on variants of it. One of those is Windows 10X, which was originally designed with foldable devices, like the Surface Neo, in mind. However, later this changed where Microsoft wanted Windows 10X to focus on single-screen devices.
Next-Gen MacBook Air Could Come In iMac-like Colors
When Apple announced their brand new 24-inch iMac, they also unveiled the computer in a bunch of new color options that are reminiscent of the iMac G3 from the good old days. It now turns out that Apple could now apply that to its next-gen MacBook Air as well, according to leakster Jon Prosser.
Research Lab Hit With Ransomware Attack After Student Installs Pirated Software
hackOfficial software can be expensive, which is why sometimes people turn to piracy because they have no choice. This isn’t to say that this is a justified alternative, but it happens. Unfortunately for a European biomolecular research institute, it seems that one of the decisions by a student working at the lab has resulted in a ransomware attack.
IBM Unveils The World’s First 2nm Chip
Chip technology has been improving over the years, where we’re seeing handsets like the iPhone 12 feature chipsets built on the 5nm process. In fact, some believe that in 2022, Apple could launch mobile devices that have chipsets built on the even smaller 3nm process, but for now, it seems that IBM has everyone beat.
HP’s EliteOne 800 G8 All-in-One Is A Desktop Designed For The Office
There are plenty of choices in the market today when it comes to all-in-one (AIO) desktop systems, and HP is adding one more to the list. This comes in the form of the EliteOne 800 G8, which according to the company, seems to have been designed with “hybrid work environments” in mind.
Artist Renders MacBook Air In Bright, New Colors
If there is a trend we’re seeing with Apple products, is that for its more entry-level devices, Apple is trying to make them more unique by offering them in bright colors. This is versus its more “professional” lineup where Apple offers more subdued and “serious” colors. So much so that artist Ian Zelbo has put together some renders of the MacBook Air with a colorful finish.
Updated iPad Mini Expected To Arrive Later Than Expected
Apple’s updates to its iPad mini lineup have been rather lackluster, but not surprising given that Apple seems to be more interested in its higher-end iPad Pro series. However, it sees that a refresh could take place later this year, albeit slightly later than expected, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Microsoft Will Remove Flash From Windows 10 Computers This Summer
Now that Flash has officially reached its end of life, it seems that Microsoft will also be taking more proactive steps in removing it from Windows 10 computers. This is according to an updated blog post on Microsoft’s website where they revealed that they will include a Flash Player removal tool in Windows 10 patches starting this summer.
New Variants Of ‘Spectre’ Processor Flaws Have Been Discovered
Several years ago, vulnerabilities were discovered with Intel and AMD’s processors known as Spectre. The companies worked quickly to try and fix and mitigate the issues, where they started shipping new models that supposedly addressed the problems, but it looks like Spectre isn’t going away anytime soon.
YouTuber Gives His MacBook Pro A Mechanical Keyboard ‘Upgrade’
Laptop keyboards are hardly the best keyboards to type on. They are functional, no doubt about that, but it just doesn’t compare to a proper keyboard, but we suppose that’s one of the trade-offs to being able to carry your computer around with you. However, that doesn’t mean that we can’t improve on it, right?
2021’s MacBook Pro Could Come With A Mini LED Display
A couple of weeks ago, Apple launched their first mini LED product with the iPad Pro. It has been largely rumored that Apple will eventually bring that technology to its other products like its Mac computers, which have been using LCDs for the longest time ever, and it seems that the MacBook Pro refresh later this year could see those efforts come to fruition.
Apple’s New iPad Pros Are Already Seeing Shipping Times Slip
A week ago, Apple announced their new iPad Pros. The new tablets have recently gone on sale but it seems that if you were still on the fence about whether or not to get it, you could now be facing massive shipping delays. This is because according to a report from Bloomberg, it looks like shipping times for the new iPad Pros are slipping.
Microsoft Edge Will Soon Let You Send Tabs From Your PC To Android
One of the features of Google’s Chrome browser is that you can send pages from your computer to your phone. This is useful if you have a website you were reading halfway and want to continue to read on your mobile device. Now it looks like Microsoft’s Edge browser will let you do the same with browser tabs.
First-Gen Magic Keyboard Will Work With New iPad Pro, But Might Not Be A Precise Fit
When Apple launched their new iPad Pro, it was later revealed that the 12.9-inch model would not be compatible with the first-gen Magic Keyboard. This is because the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro measures 0.5mm thicker than its predecessor, which means that it won’t fit the older Magic Keyboard, or does it?
Apple Warns Of iPad And Mac Shortages In Second Half Of 2021
Planning to buy a new iPad or Mac computer? If you are, then you might want to do so soon. This is because during Apple’s earnings call for the second quarter of 2021, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook revealed that we might have to anticipate iPad and Mac shortages in the second half of 2021.
Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey: A Promising 15.6” Gaming Laptop
A new kind of Galaxy Book has launched today: the gaming-oriented Galaxy Book Odyssey. For those unfamiliar with Samsung’s line of computers, Odyssey is the umbrella for everything gaming, including laptops, desktops, VR headsets, and monitors.The introduction of this new laptop was strangely low-key during Samsung’s Unpack event, but we think it is an exciting product. Let’s start with the technical highlights.Pairing a Gen11 Intel i5/i7 CPU with the new […]
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Pro 360 Unpacked
Today, Samsung has launched the latest Galaxy Book laptops, with the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360. The overarching idea behind these laptops is the increased integration with Samsung smartphones and smart devices.Samsung’s ambition to create a tighter ecosystem that ultimately powers a better user experience isn’t new, but it looks like this round of products is advancing that goal faster than before. In recent years, Samsung has […]
Parallels Adds Support For More Chrome OS Devices
Chrome OS devices, like Chromebooks, are pretty cheap and are usually good enough to get the job done. But what if you needed a computer that could run software that wasn’t available for Chrome OS? Like a Windows specific software, for example? The good news is that Parallels has been updated where it will now offer support for more Chrome OS devices.
Apple Tried To Help Adobe Bring Flash Onto iOS
Apple’s mobile devices have never supported Adobe Flash. In fact, it was one of the marketing strategies that Apple’s competitors used to use against the company back in the day. However, given where we are now with Flash, we suppose it all kind of worked out in the end, but it turns out that somewhere along the way, Apple had tried to help Adobe out.