News & Reviews: Apple Mac
Feb 17, 2021
A new report is claiming that Apple was the largest buyer of semiconductor chips in 2020. According to Gartner, the tech giant had spent 53.6 billion USD (~RM216 billion) and took 11.9% of the global market share, representing 24% growth year-on-year. Let's read on to find out why Apple had to spend so much on semiconductors.
Dec 16, 2020
If you already have or are planning to get one of the new Apple Mac computers with M1 chipset, you could be concerned with its software compatibility. But it looks like you won't have to worry about Microsoft Office anymore, as Microsoft has announced that new version of Microsoft Office 365 for Macs.
Nov 22, 2020
Are you a Mac user that has the occasional need for Windows? Well, perhaps you'll be able to dual-boot on the new Apple M1-based Macs in the future. Or at least, that's what Apple VP of software engineering Craig Federighi has claimed.
Nov 19, 2020
If you thought that performance was the main reason for Apple's transition to ARM-based M1 chips, you'd be wrong. Besides providing better performance and battery efficiency, there's another key benefit that Apple would gain from the transition - major cost savings.
May 15, 2019
Samsung Malaysia recently revealed that all 2019 Samsung Smart TVs and some 2018 TVs will be able to feature the new Apple TV app in more than 100 countries and offer AirPlay 2 support in 176 countries thanks to a firmware update. This means you will be able to enjoy Apple TV channels and iTunes movies and shows on your Samsung Smart TVs or for AirPlay 2, customers can playback videos and other content directly from their Apple iPhone, iPad or Mac.
Feb 04, 2014
Filming across 15 locations with 15 teams helmed by cinematographers and utilizing 100 Apple iPhones, the newly released 1.24.14 video shows how Apple technologies have changed life. While the video itself is pretty cool, the making of the video was actually just as cool as all of the shooting took place on the same day on 24 January 2014 which is why the video is called 1.24.14. Film director Jake Scott interfaced with all 15 teams live using Face Time with the end result of 70 hours worth of video footage going to production with 46 Apple iPads and 86 Macs for an awesome video. Check it out for yourself below but this is what the director had to say about it:
"There’s a sense of liberation about being able to tell these stories with this device, to explore it and investigate it — to see what the iPhone is capable of, and then to push it and stretch it”