Rare Apple-1 Computer Goes Up for Auction, Could Fetch Up to $650,000

The Apple-1 computer, the first Apple computer, cost approximately $666 when it was first released in 1976, but now one of the few surviving Apple-1s is expected to fetch up to GBP 300,000 – GBP 500,000 ($389,878 – $649,797) in auction. The auction house Christie’s is offering a rare example of the first personal computer sold with a […]

Dr Disrespect Calls TimTheTatman’s Computer Donation A Publicity Stunt

Well that didn’t last long. An amazingly kind gesture by Twitch stream Tim “TimTheTatman” Betar is being mocked by Dr Disrespect, calling into question the motive behind it. TimTheTatman seemingly made a young fan’s life when he offered to buy him a new computer. Dr Disrespect, however, implied on stream that that gift will never come. He even […]

Widespread computer outage hit American, JetBlue, leaving passengers grounded

Many travelers were left waiting around Tuesday after a computer glitch hit the reservation and booking system used by several US airlines. American Airlines, JetBlue and Alaska Airlines were among the companies affected by the outage. The airlines are now saying systems have been restored. “All functions have been restored following a temporary outage of Sabre’s systems that impacted […]

Computer science standards talks divide Wyoming

Action on Wyoming’s proposed computer science standards stalled during a State Board Of Education meeting last week over disagreements on how the standards should be implemented. State lawmakers created legislation last year tasking the Board with developing uniform K-12 student content and performance standards for computer science education by Jan 1, 2022. But two motions proposed during a meeting […]

Microsoft launches next-gen Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2 and more

+ Microsoft refreshed and expanded its Surface device family on Tuesday, revealing a new Surface Pro 6, a new Surface Laptop 2, a Surface Studio 2, and even headphones. Panos Panay, chief product officer at Microsoft, introduced the updated Surfaces at an event in New York City. The unifying themes: Helping you focus. And black. […]

Mac App Store to Get iOS 11 App Store-Like Editorial Treatment This Year: John Gruber

HIGHLIGHTS Apple is said to bring editorial-driven treatment to Mac App Store This is expected to announce at WWDC 2018 iOS 11 brought original stories and editorial last year Apple’s Mac App Store is speculated to get the editorial-driven treatment of the iOS 11 App Store this year. This new change could be showcased at Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) […]

Apple Set to Counter Microsoft By Building ‘Star’ Hybrid Computer With ARM Processors: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple is reportedly developing its hybrid computer Codenamed Star, the device will be powered by ARM processors It is also said to run a derivative of iOS Amid rumours of the Mac ecosystem coming a step closer to iOS, Apple is now reportedly building a hybrid computer that is said to use ARM processors. The new device, codenamed ‘Star’, […]

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 […]

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 […]