Monthly Archives: June 2016

Microsoft will stop making the Surface 3 in December

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Microsoft will stop making the Surface 3 in December

Microsoft is planning to end production of its Atom-based Surface 3 tablets in December 2016. Will there be more devices coming in the Surface line this year or next? There’s no official word.

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iOS 10 can hide Apple’s built-in apps, but won’t delete them

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iOS 10 can hide Apple’s built-in apps, but won’t delete them

 

Apple revealed that most built-in iOS apps could be removed from the home screen in iOS 10, and the world celebrated. But shortly thereafter, Apple revealed one very notable caveat: you’re only removing the apps’ icons — the app itself is still loaded on the phone.

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Siri references Finder ahead of supposed OS X launch

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Siri references Finder ahead of supposed OS X launch

Here’s another sign that Siri may be coming soon to the Mac: it already seems to know what Finder is.

In a blog post, Brian Roemmele writes about a curious Siri response he came upon. If you say, “Siri, open Settings in a new window,” Siri will respond by saying, “It doesn’t look like you have an app named Finder.”

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Android users can now get text translated in any app on their smartphone

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Android users can now get text translated in any app on their smartphone

Google has made it possible for a wide variety of Android users to get text translated in any app on their phone

Android users can now get text translated in any app on their smartphone thanks to an update to Google Translate released today.

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