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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 »

ILLINOIS SPENDS MORE ON EDUCATION, BUT OUTCOMES LAG

Illinoisans spent $13,797 per student on K-12 public education in fiscal year 2015, according to U.S. Census data adjusted for cost of living. That spending is among the highest in the region and 13th highest in the nation. A majority of those dollars – 63 percent in 2015 – come from local property taxes. Indeed, school funding is usually how politicians ... Read More »

Chrome OS 64 Announced With New Screenshot Feature, Android App Optimisations, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Chrome OS 64 comes with a new screenshot option The new Chrome OS update also includes Android app optimisations It will become available for devices over the next few days Days after the debut of a new Chrome web browser for Android, Windows, Mac, and Linux, Google has updated the Chrome OS to the version 64 build. The latest Chrome OS update includes a bunch of new features alongside ... Read More »

Windows 10 Finally More Popular Than Windows 7 Worldwide: StatCounter

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 had 42.78 percent of the desktop market share Windows 7’s share stood at 41.86 percent, according to StatCounter In India, Windows 7 still has 59.38 percent market share Windows 10 might finally be the most popular version of Windows out there. As per web analytics firm StatCounter, Windows 10 received 42.78 percent of the desktop market, finally ... Read More »

Google Bets $1.1 Billion More Brains Can Help Take On Apple

  HIGHLIGHTS Google officially closed its $1.1 billion deal with HTC The Mountain View company gains 2,000 smartphone specialists The move should help it compete with Apple on smartphones Google officially closed its $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,000 crores) deal with HTC, adding more than 2,000 smartphone specialists in Taiwan to help the search giant chase Apple in the cut-throat premium handset market. The deal will ... Read More »

BlackBerry Brand to Launch at Least 2 More Smartphones in 2018: TCL

BlackBerry licensee TCL Communication at CES 2018 announced it would be launching “at least two new BlackBerry smartphones” in 2018. Just what these will, is uncertain. Separately, TCL Communication launched a GSM unlocked BlackBerry Motion and a new colour variant and dual-SIM version of the BlackBerry KEYone. Getting back to the two new BlackBerry smartphones – in a statement, Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Instant Games to Get Live Streaming, Video Chats, and More

HIGHLIGHTS You can share live gameplay with your Facebook audience Facebook is testing playing games during video chats Games like Angry Birds and Sonic Jump coming to Instant Games next year Launched in May this year, Facebook Messenger’s Instant Games is getting upgraded with features like a new live-streaming option that lets you broadcast Instant Games to all your friends ... Read More »

6 ways Microsoft can make more exciting new games

Last week, Microsoft made it clear that it’s finally looking to boost its first-party output. This follows criticism that their roster of top-tier exclusive titles has been relatively bare in recent years, a Forza or two aside. Indeed, the Xbox One Xlaunched last week with only platformer Super Lucky’s Tale, which seems like a huge missed opportunity given that nothing drives interest in consoles better than exclusive ... Read More »

Computer specialists get more work in home networking tech

Not long ago, “smart” was only used to describe new cellphone technology. But this holiday season consumers will be clamoring for a wide range of products billed as “home automation devices,” from the Amazon Echo to the Google Home and more. The latest and greatest gadgets communicate with everything from your fridge to your thermostat, connections made possible thanks to ... Read More »

Oppo F5 4GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Where to Buy, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Only the 4GB RAM variant of Oppo F5 has been released for now It is exclusively available via Flipkart at the moment Offline sales are scheduled to commence soon Oppo F5 is on sale for the first time in the country on Thursday, a week after the Chinese brand’s new selfie phone launched in India. The highlights of Oppo F5 include ... Read More »