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  • What Happened in WWDC 2021

    WWDC 2021 keynote come and went and wow, there’s a lot to unpack. Unfortunately, we didn’t get a new 16-inch MacBook but there is tons of software update in store for us in the future. Since there’s a lot to cover, each feature will be as brief and concise as possible. If you do not want to go through the laundry list of features and updates, the key takeaway from this WWDC is that Apple is building features for ecosystem-wide usage instead of for a specific devise.

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    What to Expect in WWDC 2021

    WWDC will be held from June 7 to 11. Just like last year, WWDC 2021 will be a fully digital affair. It will kick off with a keynote presentation at 10am PT where there will be anticipation of new products and of course, new releases for Apple software. Here is what we are expecting from this year’s WWDC 2021. Plug: Wondershare Filmora video editor for the Mac allows you to tell your story to the world.

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    US Digital Dollar Explained

    There are some ideas, once introduced, will never idea because it is so endearing. Ideas like peer to peer distribution, prime numbers, streaming services and the latest, Cryptocurrency are some that will never idea no matter what. Some might argue that cryptocurrencies like BitCoin is not really money, block chain is a fad and other new inventions that are laden with techno babble are really snake oil in disguise. However that maybe, cryptocurrency has now attracted the attention of the United States government and they might join the bandwagon, but just not in the way that you would think.

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    How Apple Can Make iPadOS Better

    The iPad was first introduced in 2010 which featured Apple’s first custom chip: the A4 which later grew into a powerhouse of performance and efficiency. After 9 years of development under the shadow of iOS, the iPad finally got its own operating system in 2019 when the iPadOS debuted in WWDC 2019 as a fork of the iOS development tree. Despite Apple attempts to make the iPad more ‘productive’ since the introduction of iPad Pro in 2015, there are consistent complaints from users about how the iPad is too crippled to be use as a serious laptop replacement.

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    2021 iMac vs 2017 iMac Pro

    When the iMac Pro was released in 2017, it was a stop gap measure between updating the trash can Mac Pro (released in 2013 and never updated) and the arrival of the newest Mac Pro (released in 2019). Now the iMac Pro has not been updated since it’s release and Apple announced that it is moving towards their own Apple Silicon starting from Nov 2020. Is the iMac Pro still a relevant machine and how does it stack up with Apple latest consumer PC, the new iMac?

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    AirTags vs the Competition

    Apple launched the new AirTags during the April 2021 special event. It was one of the three new products that it presented and Apple spend around 20 minutes talking about it. For Apple, it is a brand new product category, something to make their ecosystem lusher, but for others, it is the new kid on the block. bluetooth tracker has been on the market at least since 2013 and Apple just entered an already established market.

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    iPad Pro vs MacBook Pro

    On April 2021 special event, Apple surprised everyone by updating their new iPad Pro not only with their first MiniLED screen which rivals their top of the line display, but by putting a chip that was meant for laptops and desktop on a tablet. Enter the iPad Pro M1. The previous version of the iPad Pro was known as a powerhouse, and yet, Apple decided to up the ante to stratospheric levels by putting a laptop chip on a tablet.

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    Apple April 2021 Event Predictions vs Actual (Updated)

    No matter how exotic human civilization becomes, no matter the developments of life and society nor the complexity of human/machine interface, there always come interludes of lonely power when the course of humankind, the very future of humankind, depends upon the relatively simple actions of single individuals. from the Tleilaxu Godbuk Predicting the future is a tough business especially when the outcome of the future we are talking about depends on actions of a single company.

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    Apple Find My Network Explained

    On April 2021, Apple has open up their Find My app for 3rd party manufacturers and developers. This allows them to use ‘Find My’ network, which in turn, allows the devices to be discoverable in Find My app. The Find My Network is a part of a larger initiative by Apple called ‘Made for iPhone’ where Apple certifies 3rd party product to be used with Apple product. This includes Lighting cable (a standard which Apple creates and controls), HomeKit, Apple CarPlay and AirPlay Audio.

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    Imagining the new iMac 2021

    Apple first unveil the current slim unibody design in a October 2012 event. This design has more or less stay the same for 9 years, which means around 100 years in the IT world. Since those 9 years, the iPhone has gone around 8 iterations, the camera system has been improved by leaps and bounds, networking and processing power has managed to grow geometrically while the design has gotten more and more sleek.

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