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In The News 12-27-2013

Posted By cynthia On December 26, 2013 @ 6:37 AM In In The News | Comments Disabled

Xbox Video & Music Available For Windows Phone

Microsoft may be a step closer to its dream of unified platform across all of its devices. Xbox Video and Xbox music are now available for Windows Phone 8. Xbox music is still in a preview mode, though.

With Xbox Video you can buy and rent videos and even download them to your phone for offline viewing.

Apple’s $2,999 Mac Pro Hits The Market

Apple’s new Mac Pro is now for sale. The compact device  retails for $2,999 and is assembled in the U.S. Most Apple products are assembled in China. The $2,999 model comes with 12 GB of memory , 256 GB of storage space and a quad-core processor. But for a thousand dollars more, you can have the 6-core processor model. That price doesn’t include a monitor.

The Mac Pro is a cylinder, 10 inches tall and 6.6 inches around and weighs 11lbs.  Apple says this powerhouse computer is especially well-suited for video editing. In face the newest version of the Final Cut Pro editing software has been engineered to take advantage of the Mac Pro’s capabilities.

 Mandela, Harlem Shake Most Searched in 2013

Google has released a report of their top 10 global trending searched of 2013. Nelson Mandela topped the list that also featured serious topics like the Boston Marathon and North Korea. But the popular Harlem Shake also make the list at number five.

According to Google, the top 10 trending searches of 2013 are:

  1. Nelson Mandela
  2. Paul Walker
  3. iPhone 5s
  4. Cory Monteith
  5. Harlem Shake
  6. Boston Marathon
  7. Royal Baby
  8. Samsung Galaxy s4
  9. PlayStation 4
  10. North Korea

 ~ Cynthia


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