Microsoft Surface Pro 3 throws down the gauntlet with the MacBook Air

This tablet has been created not only to boost the tech giant’s presence in the mobile market, but also replace laptops. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is now available on store shelves and at a price of $799, it’s clear that the manufacturer is hoping that it will be able to offer an option that will be direct competition to the MacBook Air that is currently being sold by Apple. It is also the first very large attempt that Microsoft is making in the effort to replace laptop computers. This…

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iPad Pro – who needs it?

Night Shift touchscreen Apple ipad

There’re have been a lot of rumors around the Internet lately… about a new “big” Apple tablet, which is due to be released in the second half of 2014. Some insiders state that the production of 13” screens for iPad Pro (a codename for a new Apple device) has already started. If this is true, then we can conclude that Apple indeed has something in mind. Some people already start thinking about the technical characteristics a new device will have. But in my opinion, even more important question is who…

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The Future of Mac

Apple Music app

Although it has been overshadowed by the iPod (iPod nano, touch, shuffle, and others), iPhone (3, 3G, 4, 4S, 5) and iPad (iPad 1, 2, the New iPad, iPad mini), it was with the Mac that Apple’s resurgence began. The company’s continuing commitment to the Mac is evident in the announcement of updates to the Mac’s OS X operating system and to the flagship Mac Pro. Mobile Integration OS X 10.9 Mavericks looks set to continue the integration of iCloud into Apple’s desktop and notebook systems. This reflects Apple’s determination…

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iPhone 4S may not have NFC, but it has Bluetooth 4.0

iphone 4s Bluetooth

Many had expected that the latest version of the iPhone, the 4S, would be enabled with near field communication (NFC) technology, and while that was absent from the release, what was included was Bluetooth 4.0 integration which made it the first smartphone on the market with this enhancement. Bluetooth 4.0 is comparable to NFC in many ways, and was first integrated into the MacBook Air, allowing for communication among devices with a lower energy use than was required by previous versions of the technology. It allows the manufacturers of devices…

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