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A more affordable MacBook Air is what we want, but where does it fit among iPad Pros?

The announcement of a more affordable MacBook Air is believed to happen sometime in Q2 2018. The reports of MacBook Air’s death, over the years, have been greatly exaggerated. Over the weekend, well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of research firm KGI Securities suggested to investors in the latest series of notes that Apple could be close to releasing a more ... Read More »

India’s financial destiny is at the crossroads: Uday Kotak

This is a problem created over several years, cobwebs have settled, everything was justified on the grounds of public interest. As Asia’s richest banker, Uday Kotak has an interesting job at a very interesting time in India’s financial history. The executive vice-chairman of Kotak Mahindra BankBSE 0.67 %leads the country’s most admired lender at a time when about $200 billion is stuck in ... Read More »

Moto Folio Is the Cheapest Moto Mod for the Moto Z Range

Moto has listed a new inexpensive Moto Mod on its US website, the new Moto Folio. The Moto Folio is a case that is compatible with all smartphones in the Moto Z range. It is currently the cheapest Moto mod in the company’s lineup. The Moto Folio is available in Super Black, Fine Gold, and Grape Juice colour variants. It has been priced at $14.99 ... Read More »

Is education having its own #MeToo Moment?

Since last October, a series of disturbing and nearly non-stop revelations of sexual harassment have toppled powerful men in Hollywood, Washington and in elite media circles. Even top restaurateurs have not been spared. As the media spotlight focused on the Tinseltown stars, education has had its own #MeToo moment and it’s likely to gain steam in 2018. The University of Arizona fired football coach Rich Rodriguez on Tuesday ... Read More »

iMac Pro teardown: This beast of a computer is a hassle to repair

Just as fans began to doubt Apple’s commitment to computer hardware last year, the company revealed the iMac Pro — a beast of a desktop that launched to critical acclaim in December. Thanks to early reviews, we know how well the iMac Pro runs, but on Tuesday, we learned more about its inside from iFixit’s teardown report. After unboxing the computer, the first ... Read More »

How Blockchain Technology Is Changing The World Of Digital Finance

Everyone knows somebody who refuses to transact in anything but cash. They don’t understand transacting without a physical medium; they enjoy the feeling of control and security that cash brings, as opposed to numbers changing on their phone screens. Anecdotal evidence of a variety of different scams utilising frailties in digital payment systems further encourages this belief. Fraudulent transactions cost ... Read More »

Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: One of these smart speakers is better than the other

When one product is better in one aspect, but it’s competitor is stronger in another, the easy answer is to recommend both. You might want a Sony TV in your home theater, for instance, but Anthem’s A/V receiver, Bowers & Wilkins’ speakers, and a subwoofer from SVS. Well that dog won’t hunt when it comes to smart speakers, especially if ... Read More »

Apple Is Ready to Ditch the Mac

Apple is the master of radical pivots. It killed the floppy drive, the CD drive, and the headphone jack in iPhones, while Macintosh systems went from the Motorola 68000 to the PowerPC chip to the Intel X86 line of chips. A very memorable pivot came when the company dropped the Apple II line of machines with an event called Apple ... Read More »

Why gaming on MacOS is dead forever and never coming back

Mac gaming is dead. Right now, there are just 4,500 games to play on Steam for MacOS. That’s more than zero, but as a means of comparison, it’s around the number of PC games that will hit Steam this year alone. While gaming on Apple’s iOS platform keeps growing, gaming on MacOS isn’t in good shape. But then again, the hope of ... Read More »

How America Is Breaking Public Education

Special education teacher Lamikco Magee of Amherst cheers during a rally for public education at the Boston Common on May 19, 2017. Participants called for full funding for public education, less testing and more learning, and equitable access to quality education for all students. Image credit: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe/Getty Images. The ultimate dream of public education is incredibly ... Read More »