Tag: consumer electronics

Spatial audio in Apple Music makes it sound like music is surrounding you — here’s how to try it

Apple Music with Dolby Atmos spatial audio Todd Haselton | CNBC Apple rolled out a really cool new Dolby Atmos surround sound feature to Apple Music this week that might help it attract and keep subscribers as it competes with streaming music leader Spotify. Dolby Atmos spatial audio makes it feel a bit more like […]

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Amazon’s new $180 tablet is good, but most people should still get an iPad

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus tablet Todd Haselton | CNBC I’ve been testing Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 Plus tablet for the past several days. It started shipping to customers earlier this week and starts at $179.99, a little more than half the price of the entry-level iPad. The Fire HD 10 Plus is Amazon’s […]

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Palo Alto Networks stock jumps 5.8% as high-profile hacks drive business

Palo Alto Networks Inc. shares rose 5.8% in premarket trade Friday, after the cybersecurity company reported results that topped Wall Street estimates and hiked its outlook for the year. Palo Alto Networks  PANW, +2.09%  reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $145.1 million, or $1.50 a share, compared with a loss of $74.8 million, or 77 […]

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The new iMac is great if you want a beautiful desktop computer to show off in your home or office

Apple iMac M1 2021 Todd Haselton | CNBC Apple just gave the iMac its the first major redesign since 2012, and I’ve been testing one out for a week. It’s insanely thin. Like the 1999 iMac, it ships in a bunch of colors. But most notably, this the first time Apple’s all-in-one desktop computer is […]

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Microsoft directors wanted Gates to quit board over inappropriate relationship

Microsoft Corp. board members decided that Bill Gates needed to step down from its board in 2020 as they pursued an investigation into the billionaire’s prior romantic relationship with a female Microsoft employee that was deemed inappropriate, people familiar with the matter said. Members of the board tasked with the matter hired a law firm […]

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