This week on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, the professional foodie will travel to Florida in order to hang with Questlove and learn about the “Miami sound.” In the trailer for the episode, the two consume excessive amounts of mouthwatering fried stuff and viewers learn that Bourdain just doesn’t “get” chicken and waffles, to which Questlove […]
This week is stacked with top-shelf economic data, include new reports on manufacturing, housing, and consumer sentiment. We're also going to get the first official estimate of GDP growth in Q1. This week also comes with the Q1 employment...Show More Summary
In the most recent quarter, Seagate witnessed strong growth in shipments for storage units in notebook and enterprise drives, which were both up 17% and 24% over the prior year quarter, respectively. The company expects the solid demand for notebook and netbook storage units to continue going forward. Show More Summary
This week will come with new readings on retail sales, inflation, manufacturing, housing, and consumer sentiment. Some of the numbers may be economists' expectations and some will miss. But if you step back from the monthly numbers and take a big picture look at the state of the US economy, you'll see that things are actually pretty good. Show More Summary
Apple gave consumers their first hands-on preview with their new smart watch on Friday, as covered in The Express Tribune. The Apple Watch was available for customers to play with on Friday, and of course to preorder, but was not available to be taken home that day. Show More Summary
For the last two years I've been reviewing connected devices as part of my role as Gigaom's internet of things reporter. I've spent hours fiddling with radio networks, sliced my fingers…
Back when it revealed OS X Yosemite last June, Apple also showed off a new desktop app for managing pictures called Photos. It was always supposed to launch in early 2015, rather than at the outset of Yosemite availability, so Apple is keeping with that timeline with today’s introduction of the software in the developer preview of OS X 10.10.3. Show More Summary
While consumers are eagerly awaiting the official release of Windows 10, Microsoft decided to give interested parties a taste by allowing people to preview three of its universal Office apps.
Following Microsoft’s Windows preview event for consumers Julia White, general manager for the Office Product Management team, gave a little bit more away in an Office blog post on Thursday as to what we can expect from the new Office … Continue reading ?
At the Windows 10 consumer preview event yesterday (the full presentation can be seen here) Microsoft’s Operating System Group chief Terry Myerson announced that people running Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 on their devices will receive the … Continue reading ?
At its Windows 10 consumer preview event on Wednesday, Microsoft unveiled a big new device that will work with the new operating system. Called the Microsoft Surface Hub, the 84-inch device for the workplace comes with a 4K Surface display. See...Show More Summary
Microsoft just took another big step toward the release of Windows 10 and revealed it will be free for many current Windows users. The company unveiled the Windows 10 consumer preview on Wednesday, showcasing some of the new features in the latest version of the operating system that powers the vast majority of the world's desktop PCs. Show More Summary
Microsoft's big Windows 10 event on Wednesday is all but certain to launch the latest beta—technically, a "consumer preview"—of its PC operating system (even if you might not see the mobile version until February). It's a big momentShow More Summary
We're going to learn a lot about the next version of Windows on Wednesday. Presumably, we'll find out when the preview build will launch, new features aimed at consumers rather than enterprise users, and changes to how the Windows Store works. Show More Summary
Windows 10 is on its way, much to the relief of many Windows 8 users. Microsoft has announced that the Windows 10 Consumer Preview will take place later this week on January 21; at 9am Pacific Time, Noon Eastern. According to Yahoo Tech,...Show More Summary
It’s not all Intel (INTC) and Samsung Electronics (005930KS) at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. Press also try to glean the next thing from a myriad of startups. Press are in fact treated to multiple previews of some of the show-floor gadgets. On Sunday night, there was the Consumer Electronics Association’s annual gathering, “Unveiled.” [...]
BMW has rolled into this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a number of new tricks, from a self-driving i3 hatch to a new solar charging system for the home. Also on display at CES is a preview of BMW’s next-generation iDrive infotainment system, headlined by a new hand-waving gesture recognition. Show More Summary
BMW has presented a number of innovations at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show taking place this week in Las Vegas, with the highlights being a self-parking i3, new lighting technology previewed in an M4-based concept car, and a next-generation iDrive interface that is expected to arrive in the all-new 2016 BMW 7-Series due out later this year...
Autonomous (or self-driving) cars was clearly the central theme for automakers previewing their future tech at this week’s 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. Audi demonstrated the prowess of its autonomous driving technology, or “Piloted Driving” as the automaker calls it, by sending an A7 prototype capable of steering itself along...
For technology enthusiasts, Las Vegas is about to get even more wild and crazy. Next week kicks off CES 2015, otherwise known as the Consumer Electronics Show. Yes, that show. It’s like the mega convention for all things technology. This year’s iteration is being held in Sin City January 6 to 9. Show More Summary