First, an iPad refresh. Now Apple updates iMacs with faster processors and graphics

Laptops long ago overtook the desktop as the go-to computer of choice for most consumers and business people. Lately, even Apple seemed to be overlooking its all-in-one iMac desktop line. On Tuesday, Apple provided its first consequential update to the iMac since June 2017, resulting in the kind of robust improvements that, in theory anyway, will mean something for power users, and, perhaps even diehard gamers. The new machines keep Apple’s previous screen sizes of 21.5 inches and 27 inches, starting at $1,299 and $1,799, respectively. Apple starts taking pre-orders today. Apple…

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Apple names first head of marketing for augmented reality

Apple veteran Frank Casanova was recently named senior director of worldwide product marketing for augmented reality, the company’s first such position related to the burgeoning AR field. Casanova has been serving in the newly created post for less than a month, according to his LinkedIn profile. The position, officially referenced as Senior Director, Worldwide Product Marketing, is “responsible for all aspects of Product Marketing for Apple’s Augmented Reality initiative,” the profile reads. A longtime Apple executive, Casanova first joined the company in 1997 as senior director of MacOS X Graphics, Audio…

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Samsung showcases its One UI in the first promo video

While we are waiting for the stable installment of Samsung’s One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie, the company is hyping up with a short introduction video that was played at the announcement event of the new UI. The video itself is pretty cool and emphasizes on the main principles that Samsung was going for – better one-handed usability, minimalist appearance, more intuitive interaction with the content and focusing on what’s important on the screen. The new One UI is supposed to hit Samsung’s latest flagship models – the Note9…

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