For the morning of March 19, 2019, Apple introduced an updated iMac. NVIDIA showed a competitor from Raspberry Pi. Instagram lets you buy things without leaving the service.
Yesterday, Apple announced a couple of new / updated iPads with the Air and Mini. Today it all surprised with another announcement: an updated iMac.
- The new iMac looks the same but his courage got better. This includes 6 and 8 core chips. [9to5Mac]
- You can also add up to 256 GB of RAM (probably for Chrome) if you want. Of course this also increases the price by 5,200 USD. Oof. [9to5Mac]
- Oh, and if you want to buy the thing as much as possible, you will cover $ 1
- Rumors say the Apple TV service will be announced next week. Apparently, Netflix is not included. Ouch. [MacRumors]
- Okay, that's not really "news" in itself, but The Verge has seen the first iPhone prototype and is so cool . Is not this really news, is it "olds"? 19 [The Verge]
Microsoft and Windows News
Like almost every day, Microsoft did not have much to offer this morning. But there is always at least one thing right?
- Microsoft lets PC gamers review Halo: The Master Chief collections before they are released. Neat. [The Verge]
- I'm not sure if Google or Microsoft are news. The two companies worked together for a year to understand a new Windows bug. I think that's the level of commitment we can all appreciate. [Ars Technica]
Google and Android News
Compared to most days, Google was pretty quiet this morning. Probably has a lot to do with the company announcing its new game streaming service today at GDC. Keep an eye on Review Geek to report on it!
- Google extends tasks with time-based alerts and better integration with Gmail and Inbox. [9to5Google]
- Speaking of Inbox, it will shut down "until April 2nd". Go back to Gmail's. [Engadget]
Interestingly enough, some of the biggest stories today come from the category "Other." Mostly because of GDC, but still. Some cool stuff, especially from NVIDIA.
- NVIDIA announced a Raspberry Pi competitor named Jetson Nano. It's faster, stronger and $ 99. [Liliputing]
- Also! Some older GTX cards are equipped with ray tracing. Furthermore. [Engadget]
- NVIDIA has also announced a few things for GeForce Now. So much stuff. [NVIDIA Blog]
- Call of Duty comes to the mobile! Android and iOS both receive a mobile version of the game. It's so cool to see such AAA titles on the phone. Welcome to the future, enjoy your stay. [Engadget]
- In VR News Qualcomm works on a headset that can be connected to a PC or works as a stand-alone device. It makes a lot of sense when you think about it. [The Verge]
- Qualcomm also announces a new chip for intelligent speakers only. Your Smart Speaker is a smarter speaker. [Engadget]
- In another VR news, HP announced a new Pro VR headset. [Ars Techinca]
- Instagram adds a checkout page directly in the app so you can buy stuff without leaving the service. There are so many things that I do not like, and most of them are about how much money that will cost me. [9to5Mac]
- Firefox has called version 66, which blocks automatic video playback by default. This is a good step in the fight against Internet disruption. [The Verge]
- Have you seen Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Netflix? Well, the company's next interactive show is "Man vs. Wild" with Bear Grylls. Add a joke about drinking pee here. [Engadget]
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