Daily Roundup: Chromebook Pixel, Apple's App Store Woes And More!

In in the present day's Each day Roundup, we assessment the brand new Chromebook Pixel, take a look at Apple's App and iTunes Store connection points and study that Minecraft may be banned in Turkey for being too violent. Read about these tales and more previous the break.

Chromebook Pixel evaluate (2015): cheaper, nonetheless impractical

The Chromebook Pixel was essentially the most lovely laptop that we informed people not to buy. With a machined aluminum chassis, pixel-dense display screen and a spacious keyboard, it had a design that in some ways outmatched even the Retina show MacBook Professional. The issue: It ran Chrome OS for an operating system, with no help for the sort of desktop apps you'd count on to make use of on a $1,299 machine. Google is again with an replace. Discover out what we think.

Apple admits the App and iTunes Stores are down for 'all customers' (replace)

Good luck attempting to purchase something that is not hardware from Apple proper now. The company not too long ago confirmed on its companies status dashboard that the iOS and Mac App Shops, as effectively because the iTunes Retailer, are "unavailable for all users."

'Minecraft' may get banned in Turkey for being too violent

In a move of absolute ridiculousness, Turkey needs to ban Minecraft as a result of its Household and Social Policies Ministry's deemed it too violent for teenagers. Yes, a game the place you build fortresses and punch timber is getting called out for its content, because in Survival Mode, you have to defend yourself from the zombie-like Mobs and that typically means killing them.

Apple invests $50 million to get extra minorities working in tech

Just like Intel, Apple is also pledging millions of dollars to varied initiatives in an effort to make its workforce much more numerous than it has been these past years. When its diversity report was revealed in 2014, Tim Cook promised to be "progressive in advancing range," and now Apple's VP of Human Assets has revealed some of the company's plans.

'Cards Against Humanity' brings the raunch to the net in unofficial app (update)

Playing cards Towards Humanity is already the naughtiest, nastiest, most hilarious card game for horrible people in bodily actuality, and now all of that enjoyable is alive within the digital world with Cards In opposition to Originality.

Amazon's new Exclusives retailer showcases Kickstarter successes

Amazon is launching a new store section as we speak known as Amazon Exclusives that appears to highlight "up-and-coming brands." The store features products from Kickstarter successes like Jackery telephone chargers, Zackees' clever cycling gloves and Olloclip cellphone digicam lenses.

Hamburg is pee-proofing its public locations

If you are the type of man that enjoys dry ft and pants, you'd higher assume twice earlier than emptying your bladder in Hamburg, Germany. Pee against a wall in the town's historic pink mild district and there's a great probability that your stream will come again to bite you due to a coat of nano-paint.