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On 6-9-2022, Dell announced updates across their XPS series of laptops, including a new thinner chassis, faster processors, and better performance. They also revealed the new forthcoming Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop or tablet designed similarly to Microsoft’s Surface or Microsoft Go laptops.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.