Microsoft has released a new iPad vs Windows 8 tablet ad, focusing on zoom, SD card slots and multitasking. See how the Dell XPS 10 with Windows RT stacks up against the iPad. In the “funny” commercial, Microsoft is using Siri’s voice to Poke Fun at the iPad. Check out the commercial after the break. » Microsoft Releases New iPad vs Windows 8 Tablet Ad Using Siri’s Voice
Apple has posted a new 10-minute video, entitled “Making a difference. One app at a time.” In the video you see Apple customers using Apple’s technology and third-party apps to make a difference in communities around the world. » Apple Posts “Making a Difference, One App at a Time” Video
Apple is nearly finished decorating the Moscone Center for WWDC 2013. Macstories made some pictures of the giant Apple logos on the outside of the building, as well as large horizontal and street pole banners. On some of the banners inside the Moscone Center is the tagline ‘Where A Whole New World’s Developing’.
After the break you can see a photo of the banners on the newly renovated Metreon shopping center across the street from Moscone West. The building houses a popular movie theater complex, a newly-added Target store, and a number of restaurants. And a photo of a first-floor banner concealed with a white sheet. » Apple Close To Finishing WWDC 2013 Decorations
9to5Mac has received information from a source that suggests the MacBook Air updates that are expected at WWDC will ship soon after the keynote.
Today, we have received specific pricing for the aforementioned SKUs, and the price-points correspond to Apple’s current pricing for the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air models. We have yet to receive pricing information that points to the imminent availability of new MacBook Pros (as some had hoped), but perhaps the next refresh to Apple’s Pro portables will arrive in the coming months. Supply constraints to the Retina MacBook Pro line seems to infer that…
9to5mac also reports that they received pricing for three new accessories that could be new AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule models. » Pricing Leak Suggests MacBook Air and Pro Ship Soon After The Keynote?
The reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, released a new research note last week highlighting his expectations for changes to Apple’s notebook lineup at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). In his note he writes that the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro will see a slightly slimmer design, as well as an improved camera. He also writes that Apple will not be upgrading the non-Retina MacBook Pro, instead simply continuing to sell the current Ivy Bridge-based models as it seeks to phase out the non-Retina line. The MacBook Air will see a shift to dual built-in microphones. » Slimmer Retina MacBook Pro & Dual Mic MacBook Air Expected at WWDC
From the beginning of Apple Computer in 1976 to the release of the iPhone 5 in 2012, the firm headquartered in Cupertino has had a fascinating and unique history. In more than 30 years, Apple revolutionized the microcomputing, music, and telephony industries and managed to win over millions of users throughout the world. Check out the video after the break. » The Apple Story in Motion
Steve Jobs died in 2011 at the age of 56 after a lifetime of innovating technology and revolutionizing the way we live our day-to-day lives. The infographic after the break takes us from the moment Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak, all the way to the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 release. » Steve Jobs: The Timeline Of A Visionary And A Creative Genius [infographic]