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  • At its WWDC 2017 event on Monday, Apple announced that with the new Metal 2 graphics API in macOS High Sierra, external graphics will be supported by Macs through the Thunderbolt port. Notably, the Cupertino-based company is now selling its own developer kit, termed External Graphics Development Kit, at a price of $599 (roughly Rs. 38,500) on its own website.As part of this development kit, the developers will get a Sonnet external GPU chassis with Thunderbolt 3 and 350W power supply, an AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics card, Belkin USB-C to 4-port USB-A hub, and a promo code for $100 (roughly Rs. 6,400) towards the purchase of HTC Vive VR headset.With the new kit, developers can make apps that use Metal, OpenCL, and OpenGL that can now take full advantage of the extra horse power that will be brought by the use of external graphics processors. "The External Graphics Development Kit includes everything you need to start optimizing advanced VR and 3D apps on external graphics processors..

    Apple’s External Graphics Development Kit Available for Purchase at $599

    At its WWDC 2017 event on Monday, Apple announced that with the new Metal 2 graphics API in macOS High Sierra, external graphics will be supported by Macs through the Thunderbolt port. Notably, the Cupertino-based company is now selling its own developer kit, termed External Graphics Development Kit, at a price of $599 (roughly Rs. 38,500) on its own website.As part of this development kit, the developers will get a Sonnet external GPU chassis with Thunderbolt 3 and 350W power supply, an AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics card, Belkin USB-C to 4-port USB-A hub, and a promo code for $100 (roughly Rs. 6,400) towards the purchase of HTC Vive VR headset.With the new kit, developers can make apps that use Metal, OpenCL, and OpenGL that can now take full advantage of the extra horse power that will be brought by the use of external graphics processors. "The External Graphics Development Kit includes everything you need to start optimizing advanced VR and 3D apps on external graphics processors..
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  • macOS High Sierra was first unveiled at WWDC 2017 this year, and after the developer preview, the first public beta has now been made available. macOS High Sierra brings a lot of new features like the new APFS system, Safari improvements, and much more.The public beta is a great way to enjoy the new features that Apple will introduced with the next version of macOS. Read on to learn how to install macOS High Sierra public beta on your Mac.A word of cautionThis is a beta update so it might be buggy and all applications may not work as smoothly as expected. Ensure you backup your Mac before getting started, and preferably install macOS High Sierra public beta on a secondary Mac if possible. You could also alternatively wait for the final version to hit all Macs this fall, of public betas are not something you want to risk.How to install macOS High Sierra public betaMac users who are interested in using the public beta version, need to enrol in the Apple Beta Software Program first. Us..

    macOS High Sierra Public Beta Now Available: Here’s How to Install

    macOS High Sierra was first unveiled at WWDC 2017 this year, and after the developer preview, the first public beta has now been made available. macOS High Sierra brings a lot of new features like the new APFS system, Safari improvements, and much more.The public beta is a great way to enjoy the new features that Apple will introduced with the next version of macOS. Read on to learn how to install macOS High Sierra public beta on your Mac.A word of cautionThis is a beta update so it might be buggy and all applications may not work as smoothly as expected. Ensure you backup your Mac before getting started, and preferably install macOS High Sierra public beta on a secondary Mac if possible. You could also alternatively wait for the final version to hit all Macs this fall, of public betas are not something you want to risk.How to install macOS High Sierra public betaMac users who are interested in using the public beta version, need to enrol in the Apple Beta Software Program first. Us..
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  • If you are in India and have been waiting to buy new hardware Apple announced at WWDC last month, there's good news. Gadgets 360 has learnt that Apple retail partners across the country have started receiving stock of the new iPad, MacBook, and iMac models.Pricing for the new hardware had been revealed post-launch, but the shipments never arrived. While there was no word from Apple on the reasons for the delay, Gadgets 360 understands things got delayed due to GST-related issues.Earlier this month, Apple announced price cuts on its products in India, including the ones announced at WWDC that hadn't yet been made available in the country. Thus, the new iPad, MacBook, and iMac models announced at WWDC 2017 saw price cuts in India even before their launch. So, it seems consumers did get some benefit from the delay after all.Here's a recap of the India pricing of the new hardware.iPad Pro price in IndiaThe new 10.5-inch iPad Pro price in India starts from Rs. 50,800 for ..

    iPad Pro, MacBook, iMac Models Announced at WWDC Now Available in India

    If you are in India and have been waiting to buy new hardware Apple announced at WWDC last month, there's good news. Gadgets 360 has learnt that Apple retail partners across the country have started receiving stock of the new iPad, MacBook, and iMac models.Pricing for the new hardware had been revealed post-launch, but the shipments never arrived. While there was no word from Apple on the reasons for the delay, Gadgets 360 understands things got delayed due to GST-related issues.Earlier this month, Apple announced price cuts on its products in India, including the ones announced at WWDC that hadn't yet been made available in the country. Thus, the new iPad, MacBook, and iMac models announced at WWDC 2017 saw price cuts in India even before their launch. So, it seems consumers did get some benefit from the delay after all.Here's a recap of the India pricing of the new hardware.iPad Pro price in IndiaThe new 10.5-inch iPad Pro price in India starts from Rs. 50,800 for ..
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  • In a new development, Microsoft has now allowed Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers to test its recently announced Windows 10 Soperating system. Announced for schools and education users, this version will enable developers to test their apps and see if they run properly.This version is available in an ISO file, and MSDN subscribers can easily download it and install it on their systems to run their test. They can also ascertain whether Windows 10 S is suitable for school kids and education-focused areas.In a bid to take on Google’s Chrome OS, Microsoft launched the Windows 10 S operating system for education in May this year. Windows 10 S is tied to the Windows Store, which means students can only run apps downloaded from the Store. It is built keeping in mind classrooms, which means students won't be exposed to potentially dangerous apps, while every app is certified by Microsoft to ensure there is no performance drop over time. Several education-focused features wi..

    Windows 10 S Now Available to Test for MSDN Developers

    In a new development, Microsoft has now allowed Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers to test its recently announced Windows 10 Soperating system. Announced for schools and education users, this version will enable developers to test their apps and see if they run properly.This version is available in an ISO file, and MSDN subscribers can easily download it and install it on their systems to run their test. They can also ascertain whether Windows 10 S is suitable for school kids and education-focused areas.In a bid to take on Google’s Chrome OS, Microsoft launched the Windows 10 S operating system for education in May this year. Windows 10 S is tied to the Windows Store, which means students can only run apps downloaded from the Store. It is built keeping in mind classrooms, which means students won't be exposed to potentially dangerous apps, while every app is certified by Microsoft to ensure there is no performance drop over time. Several education-focused features wi..
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  • Microsoft on Thursday announced a new edition of Windows 10 Pro targeted at power users with high-end hardware. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations will be available to power users as part of Fall Creators Update, which will be available this fall.For those unaware, Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a high-end edition of Windows 10 Pro which comes with support for server grade PC hardware and has been designed to meet critical and compute intensive workloads.Microsoft says that Windows 10 Pro for Workstations has been optimised to increase performance and reliability with features like ReFS (Resilient File System) which provides cloud-grade resiliency for data on fault-tolerant storage spaces and manages very large volumes with ease, and faster file sharing with a feature called SMB Direct which supports the use of network adapters that have Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) capability. It also promises persistent memory that provides the most demanding apps and data with the performan..

    Windows 10 Pro for Workstations Unveiled by Microsoft, Available This Fall

    Microsoft on Thursday announced a new edition of Windows 10 Pro targeted at power users with high-end hardware. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations will be available to power users as part of Fall Creators Update, which will be available this fall.For those unaware, Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a high-end edition of Windows 10 Pro which comes with support for server grade PC hardware and has been designed to meet critical and compute intensive workloads.Microsoft says that Windows 10 Pro for Workstations has been optimised to increase performance and reliability with features like ReFS (Resilient File System) which provides cloud-grade resiliency for data on fault-tolerant storage spaces and manages very large volumes with ease, and faster file sharing with a feature called SMB Direct which supports the use of network adapters that have Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) capability. It also promises persistent memory that provides the most demanding apps and data with the performan..
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  • As is the case every Friday, Xiaomi is making its budget smartphones available for pre-orders in India. The Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A will go up for pre-orders at 12pm IST on the company site, Mi.com. The advantage of pre-orders is that buyers need not queue up with quick trigger fingers ready for flash sales, and instead, can pre-order the smartphone and get guaranteed shipping within five business days. Pre-order customers are limited to one smartphone per order, and there is also no cash on delivery option.Xiaomi Redmi 4 price, specificationsThe Redmi 4 was launched in May in three memory/ storage variants in India. The 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 6,999, the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 8,999, while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999.The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Xiaomi Redmi 4 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It sports an all-metal body and a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. It bears a 5-inch HD (720x1280..

    Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A to Be Available for Pre-Orders on Mi.com

    As is the case every Friday, Xiaomi is making its budget smartphones available for pre-orders in India. The Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A will go up for pre-orders at 12pm IST on the company site, Mi.com. The advantage of pre-orders is that buyers need not queue up with quick trigger fingers ready for flash sales, and instead, can pre-order the smartphone and get guaranteed shipping within five business days. Pre-order customers are limited to one smartphone per order, and there is also no cash on delivery option.Xiaomi Redmi 4 price, specificationsThe Redmi 4 was launched in May in three memory/ storage variants in India. The 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 6,999, the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 8,999, while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999.The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Xiaomi Redmi 4 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It sports an all-metal body and a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. It bears a 5-inch HD (720x1280..
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  • Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 is now available online in India in open sale - meaning there will no longer be any flash sale dates or queuing up, instead consumers can head to Flipkart and Mi.com and buy the smartphone at any time, as long as stocks are available. The smartphone ever since its launch in January has been available on select dates with limited stocks. The open sale announcement for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes merely few days after the company announced that it managed to sell 5 million units of the handset in the country. The company claimed that it sold 5 million units of its Redmi Note 4 within six months of launch between a period of January 23 to July 23 this year. As we mentioned, the smartphone will now be available in open sale via Flipkart and Mi.com."Your love has broken all the barriers! #RedmiNote4 now on open sale on Mi.com and Flipkart," wrote Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India in a tweet on Wednesday. As we mentioned..

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Now Available in Open Sale in India via Flipkart, Mi.com

    Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 is now available online in India in open sale - meaning there will no longer be any flash sale dates or queuing up, instead consumers can head to Flipkart and Mi.com and buy the smartphone at any time, as long as stocks are available. The smartphone ever since its launch in January has been available on select dates with limited stocks. The open sale announcement for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes merely few days after the company announced that it managed to sell 5 million units of the handset in the country. The company claimed that it sold 5 million units of its Redmi Note 4 within six months of launch between a period of January 23 to July 23 this year. As we mentioned, the smartphone will now be available in open sale via Flipkart and Mi.com."Your love has broken all the barriers! #RedmiNote4 now on open sale on Mi.com and Flipkart," wrote Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India in a tweet on Wednesday. As we mentioned..
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  • Ahead of Independence Day, Samsung has announced lucrative cashback and exchange offers on its Galaxy S7 range. The tech giant is offering up to Rs. 8,000 cashback on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones in India across online and offline channels.The offers are listed on the Samsung India online store and the same will be offered by offline retailers as well, starting August 1. The Samsung Galaxy S7, priced at Rs. 39,400, is said to have an assured Rs. 4,000 cashback. An additional exchange discount of up to Rs. 12,000 will also be offered, however the discount will vary depending on the smartphone you exchange it with. Additionally, Reliance Jio is offering 180GB of additional 4G data, and Bajaj FinServ is offering No Cost EMI options as well.The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB variant, priced at Rs. 42,900, is said to have an assured Rs. 8,000 cashback on purchase. Furthermore, an additional exchange discount of up to Rs. 12,000 is listed on this smartphone as ..

    Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Available With Cashback, Exchange Offers Ahead of Independence Day

    Ahead of Independence Day, Samsung has announced lucrative cashback and exchange offers on its Galaxy S7 range. The tech giant is offering up to Rs. 8,000 cashback on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones in India across online and offline channels.The offers are listed on the Samsung India online store and the same will be offered by offline retailers as well, starting August 1. The Samsung Galaxy S7, priced at Rs. 39,400, is said to have an assured Rs. 4,000 cashback. An additional exchange discount of up to Rs. 12,000 will also be offered, however the discount will vary depending on the smartphone you exchange it with. Additionally, Reliance Jio is offering 180GB of additional 4G data, and Bajaj FinServ is offering No Cost EMI options as well.The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB variant, priced at Rs. 42,900, is said to have an assured Rs. 8,000 cashback on purchase. Furthermore, an additional exchange discount of up to Rs. 12,000 is listed on this smartphone as ..
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  • Like every week, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will go on sale on Flipkart again today, but this time the device will come a lot of offers and deals. This is courtesy the "Big Redmi Note 4 Sale" the e-commerce site is hosting; the sale commences at 12pm IST and concludes at 11:59pm. Ranked the bestselling smartphone in India recently, the Redmi Note 4 would be available for as low as Rs. 999 as part of the exchange offer the company is running. There will also be attractive EMI options, Buyback Guarantee from Flipkart, and a Rs. 500 discount on Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2. Separately, the Mi.com website is also hosting a similar Redmi Note 4 sale at the same time, where buyers will get 12-month subscription to Hungama Music, and 10 percent SuperCash on payments via MobiKwik.To recall, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was launched in India in January, and its first sale was less than a week after, making this 6-month anniversary celebration a bit on the late side. As we mentioned, as part of the Big Redmi N..

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Be Available Today at Rs. 999 in Flipkart ‘Big Sale’: Check Out the Offer Details

    Like every week, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will go on sale on Flipkart again today, but this time the device will come a lot of offers and deals. This is courtesy the "Big Redmi Note 4 Sale" the e-commerce site is hosting; the sale commences at 12pm IST and concludes at 11:59pm. Ranked the bestselling smartphone in India recently, the Redmi Note 4 would be available for as low as Rs. 999 as part of the exchange offer the company is running. There will also be attractive EMI options, Buyback Guarantee from Flipkart, and a Rs. 500 discount on Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2. Separately, the Mi.com website is also hosting a similar Redmi Note 4 sale at the same time, where buyers will get 12-month subscription to Hungama Music, and 10 percent SuperCash on payments via MobiKwik.To recall, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was launched in India in January, and its first sale was less than a week after, making this 6-month anniversary celebration a bit on the late side. As we mentioned, as part of the Big Redmi N..
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  • iPhone SE is one of the most affordable Apple smartphones that can be purchased in India right now, and the 32GB model can now be purchased for Rs. 22,990 from Paytm's online retail store. Additionally, Paytm is also offering a Rs. 3,000 cashback on the purchase that would effectively bring down the price of the iPhone SE to Rs. 19,990.While the iPhone SE is usually priced on the Paytm Mall at Rs. 27,200, the company is offering a flat 15 percent discount and offering a Rs. 3,000 cashback, which can be availed by using promo code 'PhoneSE' after adding the product to the cart. Notably, Cash on Delivery option will not be available for those users who will be using this promo code and availing the cashback offer.To recall, iPhone SE comes with a 4-inch Retina display (640x1136 pixels) and packs Apple's A9 SoC. It comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera and a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button as well. Interestingly, Paytm Mall is also offering Buyback Gua..

    iPhone SE Available on Paytm Mall for as Low as Rs. 19,990 With Cashback Offer

    iPhone SE is one of the most affordable Apple smartphones that can be purchased in India right now, and the 32GB model can now be purchased for Rs. 22,990 from Paytm's online retail store. Additionally, Paytm is also offering a Rs. 3,000 cashback on the purchase that would effectively bring down the price of the iPhone SE to Rs. 19,990.While the iPhone SE is usually priced on the Paytm Mall at Rs. 27,200, the company is offering a flat 15 percent discount and offering a Rs. 3,000 cashback, which can be availed by using promo code 'PhoneSE' after adding the product to the cart. Notably, Cash on Delivery option will not be available for those users who will be using this promo code and availing the cashback offer.To recall, iPhone SE comes with a 4-inch Retina display (640x1136 pixels) and packs Apple's A9 SoC. It comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera and a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button as well. Interestingly, Paytm Mall is also offering Buyback Gua..
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