Top 5 Tech News of October
Welcome to edition 10.0 of the VirtualPBX 5. It’s that time of the month when we share our favorite topics, gadgets, and apps.
October’s tech game has not disappointed the gadget lovers of the world. Not since February have we seen such catastrophic advancements in consumer electronics. With a spectrum ranging from updates to a work kingpin to the emergence of hybrid-style game play, everyone has their eye set on a new rising star.
It’s time to trade in the old and bring in the new. Here is our top 5 tech news of October.
1. MacBook Pro
Without a doubt, the MacBook Pro was one of the most anticipated product releases of the year. Not just because of the fact that the latest version was released in 2012, but because the iPhone 7’s design failed to live up to consumer expectations. Surely there is a method to this Apple design madness, right?
2. Nintendo Switch
Futuristic, hybrid, mobile, are just some adjectives a dictionary would use to define the dreamy gaming machine. The Switch is the first true hybrid console. Play it at home or play while flying across the Atlantic. The Nintendo Switch is the play anywhere gaming console.
Twitter announced on October 27, that Vine was killed off, but won’t be buried right away. This comes at a time when Twitter is desperately seeking ways to monetize its entertainment verticals. Burning bridges with content creators may not be a good way to establish trust with the bread and butter of online media. R.I.P Vine.
4. Google Pixel XL vs. iPhone 7 Plus Speed Test
Early adopters with a need for speed have a lot to be excited about when it comes to processor speed advancements. Google brings its A-game with the ultra-fast Snapdragon 821 processor. Apple, on the other hand, comes equipped with the A10 Fusion. The tech foes are not backing down from this competition.
The 24 karat DJI Phantom 4 is “The World’s Most Lavish Drone”. If you have $24,000 lying around or you don’t mind trading in your car for a drone, you can be the coolest person at the park.