Making the potential deal intriguing is that Beats has offered some of its technology to Apple rivals in the past. Besides the streaming music app (which is available on Android and Windows Phone), that includes a $300 million deal to put Beats Audio in HTC phones beginning in 2011, and ended just last September. It's also in the business of making portable speakers, which Apple failed at spectacularly with the iPod Hi-Fi in 2006. … [Read more...] about Apple reportedly near $3.2 billion Beats acquisition
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Some have also speculated that Apple is simply buying Beats to replenish its "cool factor." That might be partially true. Apple products have gotten a little boring, allowing rivals like Samsung to become increasingly popular. It’s easy to look back to when the iPod was dominant, white earbuds everywhere, and say that Apple is trying to recapture that market. But Apple doesn’t need to buy cool, because Apple’s brand isn’t weak. In fact, it’s at the very top of Interbrand’s Best Global Brands list for 2013, with brand value ahead of Google, Coca-Cola, IBM, and Microsoft. White earbuds are also quite alive and well. Walking the downtown streets of San Francisco and the Caltrain commuter rail, I saw one, two, three, four, eight sets of Beats in all. But I also saw 84 sets of Apple earbuds. … [Read more...] about What if Apple bought Beats not for headphones, but wearables?
Here's what we don't know for sure, but have heard about: per the aforementioned XDA Developers leak, users will be able to look at a broad overview of which apps they've given permission for certain things, like location or microphone access. There's a search function that lets you filter by permission item, allowing you to quickly see which apps you've given access to your camera, contacts, location and so on. … [Read more...] about Android 10 release date, features and everything you need to know
Mogelijk ben je al eens op de LaCie Porsche Design Mobile Drive gebotst tijdens het browsen naar USB-C accessoires op de Apple website. Daar is een reden voor, want de harde schijf komt namelijk met een USB-C naar USB-A en USB-C naar USB-C connector, wat de schijf in elke situatie geschikt maakt. … [Read more...] about De beste externe harde schijven van 2020
Kaspersky Lab would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused by an outdated certificate in Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac installer. On February 22, some Kaspersky Lab users encountered problems with the installation process: the certificate in Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac, with which the operating system validates the installation of the software, expired on February 22. This issue was reviewed and fixed on February 23. During this 24-hour period, in order not leave our users unprotected, Kaspersky Lab technical support helped users to turn their system clocks back as a temporary solution. We would like to assure all our customers that actions have been taken to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future. … [Read more...] about Dear Kaspersky Lab: Yours is a very bad installer [Updated]