Microsoft leaks Hololens details
Published in Wearables
Monday, 18 January 2016 10:12

Microsoft leaks Hololens details


Looks like battery life will be low

Microsoft's augmented reality headset, HoloLens will have about five and a half hours of battery life, according to a company expert.

Microsoft to only support Windows 10 on Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Bristol Ridge, Snapdragon 820
Published in News


Windows 7, 8, 8.1 updates for Skylake systems to end on July 17, 2017

In a rather authoritarian, sweeping effort to increase its worldwide Windows 10 install base, Microsoft has announced it will end support for operating systems older than Windows 10 on newer chipset platforms, including Intel’s Skylake, in a year and a half from now, and that Windows 10 will be the only supported Windows OS on new chipset platforms going forward in 2016.

AMD is being propped up by consoles
Published in Processors
Friday, 15 January 2016 14:56

AMD is being propped up by consoles


PS4 and Xbox One sold well over Christmas

AMD is expecting to see its bottom line boosted by good Xbox and PS4 sales over the recent holiday season. Both contain AMD's CPUs and GPUs.

Microsoft scores IoT win
Published in News
Friday, 08 January 2016 11:34

Microsoft scores IoT win


Partners up with Samsung

Software giant Microsoft has scored a big win on the "Internet of Things" front by signing a deal with Samsung.

Apple software most vulnerable and buggy
Published in News
Monday, 04 January 2016 13:25

Apple software most vulnerable and buggy


Even worse than Flash

Fruity cargo cult Apple is actually peddling software which is even less secure than Adobe Flash Player, according to new statistics.

Microsoft spreads FUD about Windows 7
Published in News
Monday, 04 January 2016 10:30

Microsoft spreads FUD about Windows 7


Upgrade or Yog-Sothoth will eat your soul

Software giant Microsoft is getting so desperate to have its users upgrade to Windows 10 it has started spreading FUD about its own Windows 7 operating system.

Windows 10 market share approaching Windows 8.1
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Thanks to “Free Upgrade” offer, upgrade aggressiveness

The folks over at Neowin have recently reported that Microsoft’s latest operating system is quickly approaching a large installation base worldwide and should eventually overtake Windows 8.1 as the world’s second most dominant operating system (behind Windows 7) sometime later this year.

Xbox One Polaris leaked
Published in Graphics
Saturday, 02 January 2016 11:20

Xbox One Polaris leaked


AMD's GPU based prototype?

AMD's 2016 architecture will end up  carrying the rather cool name of Polaris and the Radeon 4000 series might make its first appearance in an updated Xbox One.

Tech leaders will be jailed for reporting UK spying
Published in News


Two years in prison

The UK government is threatening to jail leaders of tech companies who warn their customers that they have been victims of government spying.

Windows 10 on 200 million devices
Published in News
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 12:32

Windows 10 on 200 million devices


Although it is probably not quite as many as it seems

Software King of the World Microsoft has issued a statement that Windows 10 is on more than 200 million devices.