It's often said that we live in a "post-PC" world, but few reports verify the truth of that statement quite like analyst Benedict Evans' recent research. During the holiday quarter, according to Evans, Apple achieved higher sales numbers with combined sales of iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch units, and Macs than were achieved by the global Windows PC industry. It also marks the first time Apple has outdone PCs in terms of hardware sales.
Perhaps fearing that 2014 will finally be the year an Apple-branded television set arrives, set-top box maker Roku has announced plans to offer a full-fledged HDTV of its own, no streaming box required.
It doesn’t matter how big they can build internal hard drives or SSDs—our data needs are getting bigger by the day. And while external USB or Thunderbolt drives are reasonably affordable and easy to use, for maximum portability and minimum clutter, most people prefer internal storage. That’s where The MiniDrive comes in. It’s a modified SD card–sized adapter designed to hold a micro-sized card and sit flush with the chassis of your MacBook for extra, semi-permanent storage.
The latter half of 2013 has been full of information and teasers pertaining to the new Mac Pro (even an advertisement designed for cinema), but at long last it looks as though we might have a release dates. As MacRumors reports, a retailer in Germany known as Conrad Electronic may have changed all that.
Users are increasingly moving to the cloud, so why shouldn’t your receipts, documents, and other scraps of paper follow you there? That’s the premise behind NeatConnect, the latest digital filing system solution from Neat that adds wireless scanning to its cloud-connected, paperless ecosystem.
Our iPhones might still be a few years away from self-parking, but they can already do a lot of incredible things behind the wheel. iOS in the Car is on the verge of taking over our dashboards, and car manufacturers have long been using connected apps to add value to navigation systems, letting us lock our doors or monitor our engine health from afar
[UPDATED] There may have been new Macs, apps and the surprise announcement that OS X Mavericks would be free, but the iPads were definitely the star of Apple's special Oct. 22 event. There weren't a ton of new features to speak of, but Apple still managed to make all of our old iPads and iPad minis feel obsolete. Here's a look at everything that's changed.
How many workers does it take to build a new Mac Pro? Around 1,700, according to the Austin-American Statesman (via Cult of Mac), which notes that almost all of them will be put to work to get what looks to be the totally tubular new desktop system out to the Apple faithful.
Google's $35 streaming dongle is getting a little kick in the pants today, thanks to the addition of Hulu Plus support from the iPad or Android devices -- and just in time for the fall television season.
The iPhone 5s might look a whole lot like the iPhone 5 it replaced, but under the hood it's a whole new animal. Speed and security is the name of the game, but there are plenty of little improvements to keep it ahead of its competitors. And if you still want your friends to know you're rocking the newest model, there are enough external changes to set it apart from last year's handset. Here's a look at the most exciting upgrades and enhancements coming with the iPhone 5s.