First iPad makes ‘magical’ debut in stores: Today in Apple history

April 3, 2010: The first iPad hits store shelves after months of anticipation. The tablet Apple CEO Steve Jobs called “magical and revolutionary” at its unveiling earlier in the year quickly becomes a major success. Jobs initially showed off Apple’s first tablet on January 27, 2010. And there had been rumors long before then. But … Read more

Apple Readying In-Box iPhone Software Update System for Retail Stores

Apple is set to roll out a new system that allows retail store staff to wirelessly update the software on iPhones prior to sale, without having to take them out of their packaging. Writing in the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said the new proprietary system, called “Presto,” relies on … Read more

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 10 and Surface Laptop 6 are here, but you won’t find them in stores

Two devices conspicuously missing from Microsoft’s Surface and AI event last fall are finally here — and they’re both what we expected and a bit surprising. Today, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 10 and Surface Laptop 6, sporting the same designs as the previous models but now with the AI smarts of Intel’s new Core … Read more

Macintosh IIfx speeds into stores: Today in Apple history

March 19, 1990: The ultra-fast Macintosh IIfx makes its debut, sporting a hefty price tag appropriate for such a speedy machine. The fastest Macintosh of its day, it boasts a CPU running at a “wicked fast” 40 MHz. It gains an additional speed bump from a pair of Apple-designed, application-specific integrated circuits. Prices start at … Read more

13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip now available in stores

You can now get the M3 MacBook Air from your nearest Apple store. Photo: Apple Apple’s new M3 MacBook Airs, announced earlier this week, are now on sale. The 13-inch and 15-inch models feature upgraded internals and faster Wi-Fi. Pre-orders for the new Airs went live right after Apple’s announcement on March 4. 2024 MacBook … Read more

Samsung expands its lineup of Premium Experience Stores in India with Bengaluru store

In 2018, Samsung opened the company’s first Premium Experience Store in Bengaluru, India, the Samsung Opera House, which is also the company’s flagship store in the country. Today, Samsung has opened the second Premium Experience Store in Bengaluru. This one is located in the Mall of Asia, which is situated in the Northern part of … Read more

Apple to allow alternative app stores in Europe with iOS 17.4

Apple has announced that it will allow alternative app stores in Europe with the release of their iOS 17.4 software, this is to comply with new European rules which will come into place in March with the Digital Markets Act (DMA). Apple has said that these new options open new possibilities for scammers, malware, fraud, … Read more

New Google Titan Security Key stores 250 unique passkeys

At the Aspen Cyber Summit in New York City, Google has this week announced the release of its new Titan Security Key specifically designed to help bolstering online security, especially for high-risk users worldwide. The Titan Security Key is a cutting-edge tool designed to enhance your digital security. Essentially, it’s a physical key that provides … Read more