Daily News Roundup: New iPads, Window Defender for Chrome, and More Android Stuff


A lot happened over the weekend, but the biggest news to start your March 18th, 2019 morning came from Apple with a couple of new iPads. Otherwise, Microsoft released Defender extensions for Chrome and Firefox, and a lot more.

Apple News

Apple doesn’t generally, you know, do a lot when it comes to announcements and all that—it’s far less busy than, say, Google, for example. But when something hits the scene, it’s always big news.

  • New iPads! Apple announced a new iPad Mini with modern specs and Pencil (1st gen) support, as well as an updated iPad Air with a 10.5-inch screen. [Review Geek]

Microsoft and Windows News

Microsoft was pretty quiet over the weekend, but it subtly “announced” a new extension to help keep Chrome and Firefox users safer.

  • Microsoft is working on a Windows Defender extension for Chrome and Firefox. It’s similar to Defender integration in Edge, just for browsers you might actually want to use. [Windows Blog]

Google and Android News

As always, a lot has already happened with Google since Friday. With the recent release of the Android Q beta for Pixel devices, new features are pretty…

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