AMD gets all asynchronous and shady
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 11:21

AMD gets all asynchronous and shady


Will be seen on DirectX 12

AMD has been working closely with Microsoft on the upcoming DirectX 12 to create something which it calls "Asynchronous Shaders," which are more efficient way of handling task queues.

Are Intel and Microsoft crippling stick PCs?
Published in News


Opinion: New form factor lacks support

Intel recently announced its first stick PC, but at the same time the chipmaker and Microsoft aren’t doing much to promote the new form factor. In fact, it seems like they don’t want stick PCs around. 

Futuremark releases 3DMark update with API Overhead feature-set
Published in Graphics


For measuring difference between DX11, DX12 and Mantle APIs

Futuremark has released a new 3DMark update with the new API Overhead feature test, meant to measure the difference in DirectX 11, DirectX 12 and Mantle API performance.

Qualcomm teams up with Microsoft
Published in Motherboards
Friday, 27 March 2015 11:30

Qualcomm teams up with Microsoft


DragonBoard 410c development kit in the works

Qualcomm has teamed up with Microsoft's Windows 10 to create a DragonBoard 410c development kit.

Surface 3 will be armless
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 26 March 2015 11:32

Surface 3 will be armless


Surface 3 is back to Wintel

Microsoft is working on a Surface 3 and is apparently determined that it will not be stuffed up by RT.

Windows 10 will support super resolutions
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:30

Windows 10 will support super resolutions


Even though no one has them

Software King of the World Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system will support screen resolutions that will not be available on commercial displays for years.

Computers more intelligent than humans soon
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 10:55

Computers more intelligent than humans soon


Bill Gates fears the end of humanity

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Sir William Gates III has joined the growing ranks of those who believe that artificial intelligence could result in the end of humanity.

Apple expels Windows 7 from garden of earthy delights
Published in News


Lost the business case 

Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided that Microsoft's venerable Windows 7 needs to be expelled from its walled garden of earthly delights.

Microsoft winning over China on smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 11:44

Microsoft winning over China on smartphones


Xiaomi tests Window 10

Microsoft appears to be winning more Chinese smartphone makers over to its Windows platform.

Internet explorer and Safari users are rubbish employees
Published in News


New Survey dismisses default setting people

People who use Internet Explorer are more likely to be rubbish at their jobs, according to a new survey.