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Why Macs matter to Apple, even when they aren’t selling well

Between dropping sales and controversial products, what does the Mac means to Apple in 2018? Yes, it’s the company’s first flagship product, but it’s also an increasingly small portion of its business. Pretty much everything that Apple sells, from streaming music and wireless headphones to the Apple Watch and HomePod, ...

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I, for one, welcome our robotic ukulele overlords

It is unclear where the UkuRobot came from and where it will go once it is done with humanity but I fear that it is up to no good. Look at this robot: small, compact, infinitely complex. Its fretting system stares at us, gimlet -eyed, while the plucking system continues ...

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Harley-Davidson plans to debut its electric motorcycle in 2019

The news comes as part of Harley-Davidson’s self-described accelerated strategy to inspire the next generation of bikers with its products. The LiveWire is being hailed as “the first in a broad, no-clutch ‘twist and go’ portfolio of electric two-wheelers designed to establish the company as the leader in the electrification ...

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Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (15-inch, 2018) review: The tricked-out MacBook Pro recovers from an early software stumble – CNET

On paper, it looked like an impressive, if predictable, set of internal component upgrades. Apple’s 13-inch and 15-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro models would get new eighth-gen Intel processors, more storage and RAM options, a color-temperature-sensing True Tone screen and other tweaks — all nice improvements over a ho-hum 2017 ...

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After Math: The price of doing business

83 million active paying users: Family plans have long been a staple of mobile carriers as a means of locking in customers (and their families) to long-term contracts and now the practice is bleeding over into streaming services as well. It seems to be working for Spotify, which announced it’s ...

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