Raspberry Pi 3 gets low-bandwith LTE with add-on chip

An Altair LTE Category-1 chipset will attach to the top of the Raspberry Pi 3 board for long-distance communications Raspberry Pi 3 today has only Wi-Fi connectivity, but soon it will also be able to handle low-throughput cellular communications and let users control devices over long distances. Altair has completed testing of its ALT1160 Category… Read More Raspberry Pi 3 gets low-bandwith LTE with add-on chip

Microsoft postpones Windows anti-exploit tool’s retirement

Microsoft last week announced that it would support the Enterprise Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) through July 2018, a year-and-a-half extension for the anti-exploit utility. At the same time, the Redmond, Wash. company dismissed EMET as a behind-the-times tool, and again urged customers to upgrade to Windows 10, arguing that the new operating system is much… Read More Microsoft postpones Windows anti-exploit tool’s retirement

Laptop updates long overdue; Mac faces fourth straight quarter of sales slump

Apple to refresh MacBook Pro, cull 11-in. Air this month. Apple will update its Mac laptops this month by refreshing the MacBook Pro and culling the MacBook Air line, according to numerous online reports. The latest claim of impending Macs was made Monday by Japanese website Macotakara. Citing Chinese suppliers, Macotakara asserted that the 13-… Read More Laptop updates long overdue; Mac faces fourth straight quarter of sales slump

IBM launches new services to help enterprises embrace Macs

IBM’s year-long partnership with Apple took a new turn on Wednesday with the PC giant’s announcement of new cloud services designed to help large companies incorporate Macs into their IT infrastructures. With the new offering, which is part of IBM’s MobileFirst services portfolio, clients can order Macs and have them delivered directly to their employees… Read More IBM launches new services to help enterprises embrace Macs

Microsoft upgrades Mac Office to 64-bit for all customers

Microsoft yesterday released 64-bit versions of its Office 2016 applications for the Mac, following a series of previews offered testers since April. The five apps — Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word — will be updated to 64-bit for all customers, including those with an Office 2016 retail license, a consumer or commercial subscription to… Read More Microsoft upgrades Mac Office to 64-bit for all customers