HoloLens developer kit goes on sale in parts of Europe
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And the United Kingdom

Microsoft has released its HoloLens AR gear for developers in France, Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

iWatch banned from British Cabinet
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Michael Gove was too insecure 

The UK government has banned Apple's iWatch from its government Cabinet meetings because they can be easily knocked over by the Russians.

Mobile VR coasts on novelty
Published in Wearables

Carmack calls for it to pull its socks up

Chief technology officer at Oculus, John Carmack, says mobile VR is currently "coasting on novelty" and developers need to be harder on themselves.

Worldwide PC shipments still declining
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Longest period of decline in history

Beancounters at the Gartner Group have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016 –  a 5.7 percent decline from the third quarter of 2015.

Samsung investors cry shame
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What happened?

Samsung investors are sharpening their knives and preparing to take the company to the cleaners over its handling over the strange case of the flaming Note 7.

Chrome to be lighter on RAM
Published in Memory

Heavy shoppers might be able to multi-task

Heavy users of Chrome might actually be able to do something else on their high powered PCs and not find that their browser had eaten all their RAM with a side order of other systems resources.

First Imax VR centre opens in Manchester
Published in Wearables

It could be the next big thing

Big-screen cinema specialist Imax, along with Odeon & UCI, are to launch the first Imax VR centre in Europe.

Internet smut watchers more likely to be religious
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You need to sin to have more for Jesus to forgive

A new study shows that Americans who regularly watch internet smut are more likely to be religious than those who have an occasional peek.

Samsung releases 14nm Finfet wearable chip
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Exynos 7 Dual 7270

Samsung has begun mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 which is being billed as the “world’s first” mobile processor designed for wearable devices that is built on the 14-nanometer FinFET process technology.

Pegatron scores Microsoft Surface PC contract
Published in Notebooks

Two-in-One and notebooks

Word on the street is that Microsoft's partner on its next-generation Surface Pro series 2-in-1 and notebook products including the Surface Pro 5, Surface Book 2 and new Surface-brand desktops (which are likely all-in-one PCs) will be Pegatron.