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Now available in two sizes for the first time, the new iPad Air with M2 is more powerful and versatile than ever, featuring phenomenal performance, a landscape front-facing camera, and faster Wi-Fi, along with support for Apple Pencil Pro. After more than two years of decline, worldwide tablet shipments posted modest year-over-year growth of 0.5% in the first quarter of 2024 (1Q24), totaling 30.8 million units, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. The last time the market recorded growth was in the second quarter of 2021, after which shipments began to slow due to saturation. While macroeconomic issues persist, the rebound in shipments this quarter was driven by the start…
An investor saw big gains in performance when they switched from an M1 MacBook Air to an M3 Pro MacBook Pro loaded with extra memory. (via Cult of Mac - Apple news, rumors, reviews and how-tos)
Apple’s venerable Mac took 10% of worldwide, and 16.1% of U.S., personal computer market share as total PC shipments hit 63.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2023, a 0.3% increase from the fourth quarter of 2022, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This marks the first time that quarterly shipments have increased after eight straight quarters of decline. For the year, PC shipments reached 241.8 million units in 2023, a 14.8% decrease from 2022. This marks the first time that shipment volume has dipped below 250 million since 2006, when 230 million units were shipped. “The PC market has hit the bottom of its decline after significant adjustment,” said Mikako Kitagawa, Director Analyst at Gartner, in a statement.…
Google, Meta, Qualcomm, Nothing, Lenovo, Opera and several other tech companies have announced a collaborative effort to push for "open digital ecosystems" in what appears to be a pointed move against Apple (via Reuters). The group, calling itself the Coalition for Open Digital Ecosystems (CODE), seeks to encourage more open platforms and systems in Europe. Other members include Motorola, Chinese smartphone brand Honor, French augmented reality start-up Lynx, and German messaging service provider Wire. Apple is noticeably absent from the organization's members. CODE's formation comes in response to new EU rules such as the Digital Markets Act (DMA), which designates major tech companies as "gatekeepers" and compels them to open up their various services and platforms to other companies and…
M2 Ultra Mac Studio and 49-inch Samsung G9 ultra-wide display form core of great videoconferencing workstation. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
In today's striking Mac Studio rig with an odd couple of mismatched displays, the main debate concerned ... keyboards for iPad. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
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