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New Macbook Air M2

New M2 13.6″ MacBook Air announced at WWDC 2022: How does it compare to the M1 MacBook Air, how much is it, who is a MacBook Air good for and is it worth it

Apple announced a new MacBook Air today 6-6-2022 at their annual technology conference WWDC, and it comes in 2 configurations. The base configuration comes with their new M2 chip (8-cores) and a 256 GB SSD. The second higher-end configuration comes with the same M2 chip but an additional 2 cores and doubles the HD space with a 512 SSD.

M2 macbook Pro

New M2 MacBook Pro announced at WWDC 2022: How does it compare to the M1 MacBook Pro, how much is it, who is a MacBook Pro good for and is it worth it

Apple announced today 6-6-2022 they are releasing a new M2 (the newest GPU chipset from Apple) MacBook for sale in July. Apple made the announcement at WWDC which is their annual technology conference, they have also announced a new MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and a new iOS Ventura. Also expected are a host of software updates, including to Safari and Apple Mail.

Surface Go 2

New 12.4″ Surface Go 2: Is the Surface Go 2 good, who should get it, battery life, and how does it compare to the original Surface Go

The Surface Go 2 is a new and improved version of Microsoft’s Surface Go tablet. The biggest difference between the two is that the Surface Go 2 has a much faster processor, which makes it better suited for handling demanding tasks like video editing and gaming. The Surface Go 2 also has a higher-resolution screen, longer battery life, and an updated version of Microsoft’s Surface Pen. Overall, the Surface Go 2 is a significant upgrade from the original Surface Go, and it is one of the best tablets on the market today.

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2022 US tech layoff rundown: 38 tech companies have laid off more than 20,200 employees: Netflix, Robinhood, Klarna, Paypal, Noom, Coinbase, Tesla

After a decade of rapid growth, the tech industry is facing a major slowdown. A recent report from Gartner predicts that worldwide IT spending will decline by 7.6 percent in 2020, and another 5.5 percent in 2021. The pandemic has been a major factor in the slowdown, as businesses have cut back on spending and many consumers have shifted to cheaper alternatives. But the slowdown was already underway before the pandemic hit, and it is likely that layoffs will continue even after the economy rebounds. In fact, Gartner estimates that global IT employment will decline by 2 percent in 2022, with the largest job losses occurring in North America and Western Europe.

Microsoft edge

Microsoft Edge announces free (up to 1 gig) VPN integration in a bid to enhance online privacy and compete with Chrome

As the popularity of VPNs continues to rise Microsoft is hoping to capitalize on this trend by offering a free built-in VPN to its Edge browser. It looks like you will need a Microsoft account to take advantage of this feature and there is not yet much detail available about its features as it’s in early testing.