Apple Launches $999 MacBook Air and iPad Pro With LiDAR

From PC Mag: Apple has announced hardware updates for the MacBook Air and iPad Pro, both of which can be ordered starting today direct from Apple.

It's not often we see Apple lower its prices, but for the new MacBook Air it's done exactly that. Prices start $100 lower at $999 for the 13-inch laptop, which gets your a 1.1GHz dual-core Core i3 processors, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB SSD. Pay $1,299, and that configuration is upgraded to a 1.1GHz Core i5 and a 512GB SSD. Upgrading to a Core i7 and 16GB of RAM pushes the price up to $1,649.

Computex 2020 in Jeopardy as Taiwan Bans All Foreign Visitors

From TechPowerup: The Taiwan (ROC) Government announced a ban on the entry of all foreign visitors into the country until further notice. The ban takes effect from Thursday, March 19, in the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic that has claimed thousands of lives worldwide. All foreign arrivals already on their way will be placed in a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

Seagate Launches World’s First PCIe SSD Built For Business NAS

From Seagate Press Release: Seagate Technology today announced the latest in high-performance solutions for multi-user NAS environments, adding to their award-winning IronWolf® SSD product line. Seagate’s IronWolf 510 is an M.2 NVMe SSD with caching speeds of up to 3GBps for NVMe-compatible systems and is ideal for creative pros and business NAS needing 24×7 multi-user storage that is cache enabled.

Microsoft Closes All Retail Stores Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

From PC Mag: Microsoft has announced that during the coronavirus pandemic it will be closing all its retail stores around the world.

As Windows Central reports, Microsoft sent an email to all customers explaining it is "closing Microsoft Store locations to help protect the health and safety of our customers and employees. During this unprecedented time, the best way we can serve you is to do everything we can to help minimize the risk of the virus spreading."

AMD announces Ryzen 9 4900H and 4900HS mobile chips

From The Verge: AMD is announcing two new laptop CPUs this morning: the Ryzen 9 4900H and the 4900HS. The chips are the top-performing members of AMD’s new 4000 mobile series, which is based on the company’s 7nm Zen 2 architecture, and they aim to take on Intel’s Core i9 laptop line. You should see them in new laptops starting this upcoming Spring.

Uber Eats waives delivery fees amid coronavirus outbreak

From CNET: With people staying at home due to the coronavirus outbreak, Uber Eats is helping keep local restaurants in business by waiving delivery frees across across US and Canada, it said Monday.

"We will also launch daily dedicated, targeted marketing campaigns -- both in-app and via email -- to promote delivery from local restaurants, especially those that are new to the app," the online food ordering platform said in its release.

Microsoft Reveals Xbox Series X Spec and Storage Expansion Card

From PC Mag: Microsoft has today revealed the full hardware specification of the Xbox Series X as well as the proprietary cards allowing for its storage to be expanded.

Writing on Xbox Wire, editor in chief Will Turtle, shared what must be the most detailed pre-launch breakdown of a games console ever released. Most important of all, is the complete spec of the machine, which includes:

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