This week, we have logically talked a lot about Apple. The California brand announced new products on Tuesday, including a colorful new iMac. Apple was also talked about at the end of the week because of the hacking of one of its providers. Elsewhere, Microsoft has expanded its service cloud-gaming integrated into Xbox Game Pass while Facebook presented lots of new audio.
Here is a summary of the news of the week in addition to our weekly show De Quelle J’Me Mail.
AirTag, iMac, iPad Pro and Apple TV
On Tuesday evening, Apple presented many products. In addition to a new iPad Pro and a new Apple TV 4K, the Californian brand presented the AirTag, a tracker to hang on your objects to never lose them again. The iMac also had the right to a new design, much thinner and more colorful.
The 2021 iPad Pro offers a barrage of technological improvements
Apple finally updates its iMac, refines it with the M1, and comes in seven colors
Apple TV 4K: finally a more powerful box and a new remote control
Apple launches its AirTag, a new connected accessory to never lose anything again
Apple wants to revolutionize podcasts through subscriptions
Apple’s future plans unveiled
Unfortunately for the Californian brand, not everything went as planned this week. Quanta, one of its Taiwanese providers, was the victim of ransomware. The hackers have published several confidential documents and revealed some information about the brand’s future MacBooks. They are asking for $ 50 million to stop the leaks.
Hackers Release Apple’s Secret Manufacturing Plans
Xbox Game Pass Cloud on iOS and Windows
Microsoft began rolling out its xCloud on iOS and Windows on Wednesday. Accessible from a web browser (Chrome, Edge or Safari), the service allows you to play 100 games without a console. Only a few guest users are eligible for it at this time.
Xbox Game Pass: Microsoft deploys its cloud gaming service on iOS and on the web
Facebook wants to compete with Clubhouse
The most famous of social networks announced several audio novelties this week. Among them, a competitor of Clubhouse and a publisher of vocal recordings, to publish audio messages on its timeline. Facebook will also host podcasts.
Voice clips, podcasts, live rooms … Facebook unveils new audio services
Facebook to partner with Spotify to integrate music and podcasts into its applications
Amazon opens hairdressing salon
In London, Amazon decided to open a hairdressing salon. Powered by augmented reality and artificial intelligence, this show allows customers to try new cuts using a tablet. Screens also monitor what you are looking at, giving you information on a screen. The whole thing is only a concept and should not be launched elsewhere.
Why Amazon is opening a barber shop in London
The Indian Paper.com looks forward to seeing you next Saturday for a new episode of DQJMM and a new update on weekly news.