Tagged: Mac

The best and worst features of Apple MacBook Pro

New Apple Macbook pro with touch bar 4

When Apple first unveiled its new line of MacBook Pros it attracted rave reviews in most of the media coverage. Now that the actual units have started to ship out, it is clear that as much as the new MacBook Pros do have a lot going for them – it isn’t exactly ‘perfect’ either. With that in mind, if you’re thinking of getting your hands on a MacBook Pro it is helpful to know beforehand, what to expect from its best and worst features.
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Apple reportedly working on Siri Speaker, to release SDK for developers in June

apple siri speaker

According to reports, Apple is now considering to develop a Siri Speaker and make available a software development kit for third party application developers to gain more support. According to MacRumors, Apple could announce Siri SDK at WWDC in June, which indicates that iOS 10 as well as OS X 10.12 may feature improved Siri services. Two obvious rivals for Apple’s new product are Amazon Echo and recently released Google Home. Read More…

Thunderstrike 2 – Malware that attacks MacBook firmware deflates Apple’s security claims

Thunderstrike 2 MacBook attack

When we compare Windows and Mac PC for security aspect, the latter is far beyond hackers reach. But that notion has changed drastically with a new revelation by security experts who believe that the firmware that can attack other operating systems can be modified and targeted to hit Mac’s too. To prove their point they have designed a proof-of-concept worm which spreads from one MacBook to the other very easily.
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“Eyes on Pluto” gives you heads-up of historic event in the making

Eyes on Pluto app NASA

NASA has confirmed that its New Horizons spacecraft is going to be the closest to Pluto in its 9 years of epic journey which traversed 3 billion miles. The spacecraft is going to go past the dwarf planet with just 12,500 km away from the surface in a historic event. To be precise, it will cruise past the planet with speed of over 30,000 miles per hour at 11:49 AM on July 14, 2015.
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Apple Watch hacked to run Mac operating system, but why?

Apple Watch running Mac OS

You won’t believe me if I said that an Apple Watch can run Macintosh OS 7.5.5. To prove this statement true, Nick Lee shared a video of the Apple smartwatch running two decade old Mac OS released on September 27, 1996. The software was made for the Power Macintosh 5500 and Steve Jobs would never have thought that a watch-sized gadget would run this OS. And if you can’t believe your eyes, yes it is Mac operating system starting flawlessly on the Apple Watch and running like a charm with the classic Mac OS logo clearly showing.
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Apple WWDC: Mac OS X El Capitan supersedes Yosemite OS with loads of features

Apple Mac OS X El Capitan

Apple Mac OS X El Capitan

It comes as no surprise that Apple has previewed its new big iteration of Mac OS at the WWDC 2015. Just like last year when Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite was released at the Worldwide Developers Conference, the next operating system codenamed as OS X El Capitan was unraveled at a keynote presented by Craig Federighi. Just like the iOS 9, this operating system for Mac focuses on improved performance and features that are oriented towards modern lifestyle and increasing productivity.
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At just two pounds and 13.1mm, new Apple MacBook is thinnest and lightest Mac ever

Apple MacBook 2015

Apple MacBook 2015

Apple have just unveiled their latest MacBook which is ridiculously thin and is even lighter than the MacBook Air. The notebook was announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook event along with the much anticipated Apple Watch at Spring Forward Apple Watch which took place in San Francisco on March 9. Reinvented the notebook to create an all-new notebook line, the latest MacBook 2015 is just 13.1mm and weighs only two pounds. 24% thinner than the 11in MacBook Air, it’s the thinnest and lightest Mac ever.
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Apple plans to enter auto market with an electric car

Apple is working on an electric car

Apple Inc. is one of the leading companies in the consumer electronics industry that have conquered the market with their well-known hardware products. After delivering advanced technology gadgets such as Mac line of computers, iPod media players, iPhone smartphone and the iPad tablets to their consumers, the Cupertino, California-based technology giants have turned their attention towards the automotive industry now. Yes, you read it right! The company is currently working on an electric car. According to reports, Apple have hired several hundred of people including some from the auto industry as well to develop an electric car which will resemble a minivan.
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Apple’s approach to retail is truly inspiring

Apple retail store

It’s no secret that Apple has transformed itself into a juggernaut of the retail and tech world, building its customer base with staggering numbers each successive year. The real secrets to Apple’s success are in the minutiae of its operations, and the processes it employs to keep itself at the top of the scoreboards. With practices revolving around interconnected digital worlds, evolving tech, and paying attention to market demands; Apple has given itself a name and unmistakable brand in the eyes of consumers. The real question is how can you apply these genius tactics to your own business? What makes Apple’s operation so profitable? And is your business primed to take up the mantle with its own twist? Read below to find out what Apple is doing, why it works, and how you can implement these strokes of genius in your own business.
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WWDC 2014: Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite unwrapped by Apple

Apple Mac Yosemite OS

Focus on every detail of the user interface

At Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 14) in San Francisco from June 2-6 Craig Federighi, Senior Vice President of Software Engineering at Apple Inc. revealed the latest operating system OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Named after the Yosemite National Park this new refreshing operating environment has revamped user interface with extensive use of translucent textures, bright colors and clear icons.
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