This week on our Weekly Tech Podcast we talk about about the launch of Apple’s new Macbook and what ASUS has to say about it, some interesting hacking articles, the GeForce GTX Titan X benchmarks and more!
On Monday Apple unveiled their latest Macbook, which they touted as their thinnest Macbook yet. Of course all of the Apple fanboys thought it was the best thing ever, but ASUS had something to say about it and their own ZenBook UX305. ASUS North American posted the below photo on their twitter page.
At Apple’s Spring Forward event the company unveiled their thinnest Macbook yet. The new Macbook is 24% thinner than the 11-inch MacBook Air. At only 13.1 mm thick at its largest point it really makes for a thin device. Not only thin the new Macbook is the lightest MacBook ever at only 2 pounds.
Welcome to our first Podcast! We have decided to do a Weekly Tech Podcast were we go over the reviews we have done for the week, tech news for the week and anything else that is going on in the current week.
Apple has sent out media invitations for an event that is set to take place March 9th. The tagline for the event is “Spring Forward”, which many speculate is a reference to Daylight Savings Time which means more news coming about Apple’s upcoming Watch.
For years many people have thought that getting a Mac would be the solution to hackers, viruses, spyware and much more. And for quite a while this was the case as many hackers did not waste their time with OS X. In recent years though Apple has seen a steady increase in Mac sales and pretty much dominates the over $1000 notebook range. Since these computers are priced higher it brings more attention from hackers and other shady parties. The latest report from GFI shows that Apple’s major operating system sits on top of the leaderboard when it comes to security vulnerabilities in 2014.
If you own an Apple mobile device you know one thing that you always have to replace is the included USB charging / sync cable. It seems that after just a few months they break or rip, they are definitely not made to last a long time. We know LUXA2 for some great mobile products and they have put their own spin on the Lightning cable with the Aluminium MFi Lightning USB Charge / Sync Cable. With this one last? Read on as we find out…
Apple will be refreshing their popular Macbook Air very soon. The new Macbook Air will have a 12-inch screen, and we have heard the rumors as we are sure you have of a retina screen. No word yet on that, but we also have details on other aspects of the hardware inside the next Macbook Air.
This year Apple finally stop producing the iPod Classic, the only model that had any resemblance to the original model. Well it looks like people are willing to fork out the cash to get their hands on these old models. On eBay a rare version of the iPod classic sold for $90,000 and another one is listed at $180,000.
Not that long ago we showed you Windows 98 running on Samsung’s Gear Live Smartwatch, now it looks like someone has decided to install Windows 98 on an iPhone 6 Plus! This little hack comes from Chinese form member who goes by the alias of xyq058775 on feng.com.
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