AMD takeover rumors re-emerge
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Tuesday, 06 September 2016 16:39

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge


It’s the takeover tango - one more time

I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.

Microsoft works out a way to defeat the ice monster
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Intelligent fridges


Software King of the World, Microsoft is working with appliance maker Liebherr to build an intelligent fridge.

Microsoft update fixes Windows 10 screen freezes
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Anniversary edition finally fixed

When Microsoft issued its Windows 10 anniversary edition in July there were complaints that it did not play nice with SSDs.

Man behind Nokia’s phone revival quits
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 11:30

Man behind Nokia’s phone revival quits


Only been there for two years

The bloke tasked with bringing the Nokia phone division back from the dead has surprised everyone by quitting.

Microsoft Surface Phone to surface soon
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 00:26

Microsoft Surface Phone to surface soon


Release may coincide with Windows 10 “Redstone 2” build


This year’s IFA conference in Berlin may well include an official announcement from the mighty Microsoft about its second-generation smartphone lineup, the Surface Phone series.

Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 14393.82
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Wednesday, 24 August 2016 01:45

Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 14393.82


Improves reliability of DNS servers, Windows kernel


It’s another “Patch Tuesday,” and this time Microsoft has released two new updates to Windows 10 Anniversary Update (build 1607) that now bring the operating system to Windows 10 build 14393.82, accompanied by a notable list of important patches and security fixes.

Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 13:08

Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo


Being seen together in public and talking about marriage

Software King of the World Microsoft has apparently been seen in public with the PC supremo Lenovo and insiders have been told that they want something more serious.

Microsoft’s Powershell goes open source
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Friday, 19 August 2016 11:33

Microsoft’s Powershell goes open source


Coming to a Mac and Linux machine near you

Software King of the World, Microsoft, has announced that its Powershell automation and scripting system is going open source.

Project Scorpio will run everything and VR
Published in Games
Thursday, 18 August 2016 10:55

Project Scorpio will run everything and VR


If it runs on an XBox Project Scorpio will play it

Project Scorpio – Microsoft's VR project, is set to run everything that the XBox one can as Microsoft confirms what we have already stated about the new console.

Gears of War 4 gets new 4K gameplay video
Published in Games
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 21:33

Gears of War 4 gets new 4K gameplay video


PC system requirements as well

Kicking off the Gamescom 2016 event in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft has teamed up with Nvidia to show off the first 4K/UHD gameplay video of the upcoming Gears of War 4 game that will be playable at the event.