Posted in Tech News

Apple Acquired AR Headset Startup Vrvana for $30M

There are many reports and rumors about Apple’s interest in AR hardware, but the company has always been tight-lipped and secretive about what they are working on. Now a confirmed acquisition reveals Apple’s efforts in developing AR hardware. According to TechCrunch report, Apple has acquired Vrvana, an AR headset startup from Montreal, Canada, and the acquisition deal was said to be around $30 million.

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Posted in Mac Apps

Microsoft Rolls out Skype for Desktop with New Interface

The mobile version of Skype, first launched in June, has been dramatically redesigned, but not all users accept the new interface, so Microsoft has been testing the new user interface of the Skype desktop software, which borrow much from the mobile version. Now the company officially rolls out the changes to Windows and Mac users.

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Google Reveals Formal Plan to Distrust Symantec Certificates

On this Monday Google officially announces that it plans to distrust Symantec security certificates from the release of Chrome 66 in 2018. The specific timeline plan was posted on the official Google Security blog, and it shows that Symantec-issued security certificate issued prior to1 June 2016 will no longer be accepted as valid and trustworthy, with the Chrome 66 which is expected to release on April 17, 2018.

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Posted in Mac Apps

Update Your Apple Pro Apps to Prepare for macOS High Sierra

On Aug 18 Apple published an document to notify its customers that earlier versions of Apple Pro apps – including Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Motion, Compressor, and MainStage – may not be compatible with macOS High Sierra, the upcoming fourteenth major release of macOS. Customers who are using the older version need to update these apps if they would like to run macOS High Sierra after this fall.

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Adobe Launches Free App to Turn Documents into PDFs

Adobe recently introduces a new, free mobile app labeled Adobe Scan, to help iOS and Android users convert paper documents and forms into digital, editable PDF files. Powered by Adobe Sensei (the company’s A.I. and machine learning-based platform) and integrated with Adobe’s image processing techniques, Adobe Scan leverages Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to convert printed text to digital text that can then be searched, selected, copied or annotated in Acrobat Reader DC or Acrobat DC.

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Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass to Launch Publicly on June 1st

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Microsoft announced on Wednesday that its new game subscription service will be available on this June 1st for Xbox One owners.

Xbox Game Pass will only be available on Xbox One or Xbox One S consoles. First announced back in February, it was rolled out first to the Xbox Insider Program members. The subscription will allow you to gain access to over 100 Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 games if you pay $9.99 for it per month, or $199.99 per year.

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