MediaTek, Qualcomm, Motorola, Nvidia all affected
Google’s mobile operating system for hundreds of millions of users is scheduled to receive one of the largest security fixes ever compiled in a single month, according to a Google security bulletin published Monday.
A transition from full-fledged Win32 apps to UWP
Microsoft is preparing to bring its full suite of Office desktop applications to the Windows Store, according to a statement from Windows chief Terry Myerson during the company’s education-focused event on Tuesday morning.
With some restrictions, it's fair to say
During a press event in New York City today, Microsoft Windows boss Terry Myerson took the stage to announce Windows 10 S, a new version of the company’s operating system designed at undermining the rise of low cost Chromebooks in American classrooms.
14.5 hour battery life, 2.76 pounds, Windows 10 S
During Microsoft’s “Learn What’s Next” event this morning in New York City, the company showed off a new Surface Laptop for $999 aimed primarily at students with a focus on extending battery life beyond its nearest competition.
Vulnerability level similar to Heartbleed (OpenSSL) in 2014
Intel has just patched a security vulnerability that affects all of its desktop and notebook platforms from Nehalem in 2008 to Kaby Lake in 2017, with a higher degree of vulnerability for users on Intel vPro systems.
May be announced at WWDC in June
According to the latest prediction from a well sourced Apple analyst, the fruit-themed toymaker is preparing to announce a Siri-based smart hub device at this year’s WWDC event, adding more fuel to a competitive voice assistant market in 2017.
High-end gaming PCs account for 35 percent of sales
The broader market for gaming PCs in North America increased 25 to 30 percent on year in 2016, according to the vice president of US-based retail giant Micro Center.
All except the GTX 1050 for now
Since early 2014, Netflix began streaming Ultra HD 4K video beginning with its own original content and now spanning hundreds of shows and episodes. But for PC users, only those with Intel’s 7th-gen Kaby Lake series processors have been able to stream the company’s large swath of content.
Involved parties will need to invest around $871 million
Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract manufacturing company, has announced a deal with a handful of China-based companies to build a regional production facility for Amazon, according to local sources within the industry.
Cited as one reason for NES Classic's seasonal release timeframe
Following the short-lived release of its sellout NES Classic console in November, Nintendo says it has “a lot going on right now” following the console’s largely successful reception.