Mac's contribution to Apple's revenue has plunged in the last two years

Mac's contribution to Apple's revenue has plunged in the last two years

According to the latest statistics released by some market research firms, there has been a decline in the contribution of Mac to tech giant Apple's total revenue in the last two years.

Going by the latest data, the 12-month share of the Mac of Apple's total revenue in the July-September 2016 quarter was 10.8 percent.

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 test version includes a virtual touchpad

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 test version includes a virtual touchpad

On Wednesday, Microsoft released the test version of its Creators Update for Windows 10, enhancing its operating system with a virtual touchpad.

The latest Windows 10 test version -- build 14965 -- rolled out by Microsoft to Windows Insiders on Wednesday includes a virtual touchpad which will essentially give Windows 10 users the ability to control external monitors from tablets, without attaching a mouse.

Snapchat rolls out new update to include ‘World Lenses’ feature

Snapchat rolls out new update to include ‘World Lenses’ feature

In an announcement made on Tuesday, Snapchat ephemeral messaging app said that it is rolling out an extension of the popular face-altering Lenses feature which was unveiled by the company in 2015.

Snapchat's new take on the Lenses feature - which allows Snapchat users to use animated overlays for embellishing their photos and videos - comes as part of the app's latest update; and is called 'World Lenses.'

Starting next year, Tesla will give up on free charging at Supercharger stations

Starting next year, Tesla will give up on free charging at Supercharger stations

In a Monday announcement, electric vehicle maker Tesla has revealed that, with effect from January 2017, the company will give up on free charging at its international network of Supercharger stations.

The announcement implies that, from next year onwards, charging at Tesla's Superchargers will not be free any more. As such, new Tesla buyers who want to plug in their electric vehicles at the Superchargers will have to pay a fee.

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch now available for pre-orders; shipping starts Nov. 18

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch now available for pre-orders; shipping starts Nov. 18

On Sunday, November 6, Samsung opened the pre-orders for its much-awaited smartwatch, the Samsung Gear S3. US wireless carrier AT&T started accepting pre-orders for the smartwatch on November 4.

With the pre-orders of the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch now open, the smartwatch is scheduled to start shipping to customers with effect from November 18, the date on which the device will also hit the store shelves.

Microsoft: Upcoming UUP technology will reduce the size of Windows 10 updates

Microsoft: Upcoming UUP technology will reduce the size of Windows 10 updates

In a noteworthy announcement made this week, software biggie Microsoft has revealed that its forthcoming 'Unified Update Platform' (UUP) technology will help the company reduce the size of future Windows 10 updates by one- third.

The imminent use of the UUP technology by Microsoft marks the latest behind-the-scenes change being made by the company in its Windows 10 OS, underscoring a tweak of the Windows update process.

Google refutes EU’s allegations of abuse of control AdSense and comparison shopping results

Google refutes EU’s allegations of abuse of control AdSense and comparison shopping resultsIn a post published on Thursday, November 3, US tech giant Google has resolutely defended its practices, rebuffing the European Union (EU)'s antitrust claims against the company's advertising and Internet shopping services.

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