Tag Archives: Fanfare

Apple Inc. releases iMac for $1,099

Apple Inc. releases iMac for $1,099

A surprisingly quiet release by Apple Inc.

Just recently, the super tech giant, Apple Inc. has quietly launched a new low-end version of the iMac. This keeps educational institutions to save over $200 from the regular model.

Apple Inc. seems to release the newer version to avoid all fanfare of its low-end iMac. The company clarified though that this new gadget is only for educational institutions. It costs at $1,099, saving up to $200 from the price of the regular version of iMac.

It is still not confirmed though when Apple has launched the new low-end iMac for educational institution consumers. However, according to MacRumors, the company seems to have released the product just recently. The new version has replaced the $999 iMac. This iMac for educational institutions was released last year.

Apple Inc. releases iMac for $1,099This new product features a 21.5-inch screen. Its hardware has a 3.3 GHz Core i3 processor, 4GB or memory, and 500GB of storage. The user can do upgrades for $270 each — one is for custom configuration RAM and the other is storage upgrades.

This new iMac for educational instiutions can only be ordered and purchased directly by the institution itself on the Apple store. Furthermore, no students or teachers can buy this product for personal use.



Google Search

New Search Abilities from Google

Google SearchGoogle is not sitting still, although it’s the undoubted leader in search.  Different from email services or social networking locations, users do not have a huge deal invested in which search engine they utilize. As previous search leader Alta Vista discovered when Google strike the scene over a decade ago, users could and will control search engines if a good one come alongside.

Google convened journalists to the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco on Tuesday to attend “Inside Search” to study on how the company is innovating to continue or earlier than the contest, thus with several fanfare.

According to the company, one of the primary locations they go on about was mobile search which has observed a “5X” increase over the previous two years, and has dissimilar outlines than desktop search.  In spite of the increase of mobile search, several obstructions stay, like the reality that small users are as contented typing on mobiles as on desktop keyboards.

Google proclaimed developments to its speech acknowledgment engine and changes to its mobile search to allow users to look what they are looking for with lesser keystrokes or “taps.”

The beta edition of mobile search that Google released Tuesday adds a plus icon following to outcomes that let people to obtain more granular data on their doubt. There is as well a preview option, which removes clicking on the wrong connection by providing you a preview of what to anticipate before you click.

Users of desktop, the most interesting declaration are what Google is naming Instant Pages, a feature that factually mentions search results immediately. Google begins to figure out what you are searching for based on the characters you have entered.  If you are already definite it informs what you desire, it begins to download or “cache” that page.

Moreover new to Chrome will be the skill to look with images.  Users will be able to pull an image from their desktop to have Google attempt to distinguish and look for it. Google was able to distinguish where a fuzzy picture snapped on a Greek island was taken.

Image identification is not being organized to distinguish faces or exterior pictures of private homes.  However, Google executives indicated that its pattern identification algorithms may be able to identify images of well-known people or eminent buildings.  Although its pattern identification is content-agnostic, it could recognize some image if there are sufficient examples of it online.

Furthermore, Google is putting voice search to desktop computers, a choice previously utilized on iPhone and Android phones.

The latest feature will be at first be accessible in the Chrome browser where users will observe a microphone icon that they could use to activate voice detection.