Microsoft now says 'not every phone' will make the transition The latest word from Microsoft is that owners of Windows Phone 8 handsets won't necessarily be able to upgrade to Windows Phone 10 after all, in an apparent retreat from what the software giant has said previously.…
New reports are surfacing of a problem with Nvidia's GTX 970. The card's performance falls off a cliff much above 3GB of memory use -- Nvidia is looking into the problem.
On Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled the upcoming changes to Windows 10. They said that a new build, including many of the announced features (but not everything) would be available within a week. Well, a mere two days later the build is now available for download. Show More Summary
It looks as though MIcrosoft's experiment with Windows RT is finally coming to an end; the device manufacturer has announced that it will not update the OS to include Windows 10. With Windows Phone and Windows now sharing a similar storefront, there's no room left for Windows RT.
Google's new humanoid machine also comes with a kill-switch Atlas, the 6ft 2in (1.88m), 345lb (156kg) humanoid machine being used in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), has had an extensive upgrade and is now free to roam on battery power alone, the defense research group has said.…
Blackberry wants to get the government to mandate that certain applications and content services be forced to provide their services on the Blackberry platform in the name of net neutrality.
As Broadwell trickles into the mainstream, prices on 4th-gen Core i7 laptops are better than ever - even on normally costly models like touchscreen convertibles. Today you can pick up the versatile Flex2 with a Core i7 processor for just $599, the lowest we've seen yet.
As part of a series of getting into the minds of those who run our industry, we were able to take the time at CES to interview two key figures from MSI’s Notebook team who were visiting the show from the MSI headquarters in Taiwan. First up is Eric Kuo, Vice President of Notebook Sales and Marketing who has been with MSI for more than 17 years. Show More Summary
New data from backup company Backblaze illustrates which drives are more and less reliable than others, but ongoing issues with the data collection limit how much people should conclude from this. Hard drive failure rates and reliability are more complicated than what's being communicated.
The Apple Watch is reportedly coming soon, but the device may have battery problems. If reports are accurate, not even Apple has been able to solve the annoying problems of physics.
The Google Chromebook has a rather interesting history, starting as an always connected device with all your data stored in the cloud and slowly but steadily transforming into a platform that can function as a full laptop replacement. Show More Summary
The DRAM market, especially at the consumer level, is a cut and thrust business. Margins are small on a per-module basis, but with the right volume it can make several companies earn a tidy profit. If they move into the server market, there is even more potential. Show More Summary
Amazon just paid several hundred million for Annapurna Labs, but no one knows for sure what it does.
Stareware cares A pair of 3D ski glasses eclipsed Windows 10 at Microsoft’s next-generation event on Wednesday.…
3D fax machine destroys as it creates Researchers in Germany have formulated a way to transfer information to a 3D printer on a one-time purchase basis, by killing off the original.…
Redmond's augmented reality goggles are fking awesome – for some things During Wednesday's Windows 10 preview day, select groups of hacks were stripped of any recording devices or cameras and sent down into the bowels of Building 92 of Microsoft's Redmond campus to try out the HoloLens, the software giant's new "hologramatic" wearable.…
Dell's new UltraSharp U3415W is a thing of beauty, using some of the best display technology on the market to create an immersive, arcing, high-def picture. Such a task is not done cheaply, but thanks to a coupon code you can take a handy $120 off the price if you want one today.
As if yesterday’s Windows 10 announcements were not enough news out of Redmond this week, the Office 365 team leveraged the Office Blog to detail the upcoming version of Microsoft’s productivity suite. Office 2016 will be the next desktop suite, optimized for the keyboard and mouse, and it should be available in the second half of 2015. Show More Summary
Microsoft has confirmed today that Windows RT will not be upgraded to Windows 10. The official statement from the company is that Surface Pro will be updated to Windows 10, and “we are working on an update for Surface (RT and Surface...Show More Summary
Microsoft used its Lumia Conversations blog today to give some of the details for the upcoming software update for Windows Phone, which will be moved to Windows 10. Chris Weber, Corporate Vice President of Sales for the Microsoft Mobile group address the update, and gave details as to which devices will be eligible. Show More Summary