Tag Archives: Mac

IDC: Chromebook sales in US outpaced Mac for the first time in Q1

Shipments of Chromebooks outpaced Macs in the US for the first time in Q1 2016, that’s according to data from IDC shared during a session at Google’s I/O developer conference today. more…Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: Chrome OS, Chromebooks, estimates, IDC, Mac, OS X, sales

http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/19/idc-chromebook-sales-mac-q1-us-education/

Apple’s loudest activist investor just dumped his stake

Carl Icahn, one of Apple’s biggest activist investors, told CNBC he has exited his position in the company. He was known for basically trying to pressure Apple into bumping up its efforts to return value to investors. At the he declared his position, Apple was in the process of a $100 billion several-year capital return program that…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/28/apples-loudest-activist-investor-just-dumped-his-stake/?ncid=rss

Sony’s Remote Play feature for playing PS4 games on Mac is launching tomorrow

If you’ve been holding out since last November when we first learned that Sony had plans to let gamers play PS4 titles on Mac, your time has finally (almost) arrived. Sony has already tested the 3.50 update with PS4 owners trying the beta although the pre-release version lacked Remote Play for Mac, but tomorrow that…

http://9to5mac.com/2016/04/05/sony-ps4-remote-play-mac/

Microsoft continues its Mac assault in new Surface Book ad highlighting pen + touch [Video]

Microsoft may have tried to make nice last Christmas with its ‘Peace on Earth’ performance in front of the 5th Ave Apple Store in New York City, but a new year means a new chance to target Macs and sell more Surface tablets. more…Filed under: Mac, Tech Industry Tagged: Apple, Apple Pencil, iPad Pro, Mac,…

http://9to5mac.com/2016/03/09/microsoft-my-mac-cant-do-that-ad/

A 10TB drive for your iMac? HGST’s new Ultrastar He10 uses helium, 7 platters to make it possible

Although faster, cheaper solid state drives (SSDs) are winning marketshare and mindshare, makers of traditional hard disks are still working to squeeze more storage capacity inside standard 1-inch hard drive enclosures. HGST — known for its excellent G-Technology-branded G-Drives — today announced the Ultrastar He10, a 3.5-inch conventional hard drive with a staggering 10TB of storage space. But “conventional” […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/12/02/10tb-hdd-mac/

IBM cuts down IT support staff w/ Mac deployment, says 5% of Mac users call help desk vs 40% for PCs

Deploying Macs to employees has helped IBM significantly reduce its IT staff and cut down on time and costs, the company’s VP of Workplace-as-a-Service Fletcher Previn explained at a recent talk during the JAMF Nation User Conference (JNUC). Previn offered some insight into how offering Macs has improved efficiency for the company’s internal IT staff since […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/10/15/ibm-mac-support/