Windows 10 impresses hackers
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:48

Windows 10 impresses hackers


Pity about the personal privacy

While Microsoft has been attacked for its insane upgrading policy and tendency to collect a little too much personal data, Black Hat hackers say it is a tougher nut to crack.

Intel releases two new Joule developer kits
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 10:49

Intel releases two new Joule developer kits


Atom powered Internet of Things

Intel has announced that developers will have two new Joule kits to choose from which it hopes will prepare the ground for its entry into the world of the Internet of Things

Windows 10 anniversary edition has bug
Published in News
Monday, 15 August 2016 14:29

Windows 10 anniversary edition has bug


Freeze and crash

Microsoft is investigating reports that its installation of its Windows 10 Anniversary Update,can cause host systems to freeze and crash.

Apple jumps on the AR bandwagon
Published in News
Monday, 15 August 2016 14:10

Apple jumps on the AR bandwagon


Claims it is working on a new AI platform

Fruity cargo cult Apple is trying to convince the world it is “coming up with something new” by talking a lot about Artificial Reality.

Windows Phone Skype will just stop working
Published in Mobiles


Microsoft just does not seem to care any more

Microsoft is being surprisingly callous to those few users who supported its Windows Phone now that Windows 10 mobile is out. It is killing off Windows Phone support for Skype practically overnight.

Quantum Break coming to Steam in September
Published in Games


Not a Windows Store exclusive anymore

It appears that Microsoft finally broke under pressure and will be releasing the Quantum Break game to Steam next month and will also have a special PC version that will be sold in shops.

Xbox outsells PS for the first time
Published in Games
Friday, 12 August 2016 14:54

Xbox outsells PS for the first time


At least in the UK

MIcrosoft's Xbox One has finally overtaken Sony's PS4 – at least in British sales.

Microsoft gets a Beam for its X-Box
Published in Games
Friday, 12 August 2016 12:13

Microsoft gets a Beam for its X-Box


Interactive game streaming

Microsoft’s Xbox group has written a cheque for the interactive game streaming service Beam so it can take on Amazon’s Twitch.

Microsoft flip-flops on Skylake support again
Published in Processors


Should it stay or should it go?

Microsoft seems to be having trouble making up its mind about Skylake support for older versions of Windows.

Xbox One S is gain with no pain
Published in Games
Thursday, 11 August 2016 15:23

Xbox One S is gain with no pain


Tear-down experts say slighht cost increase but much better features

Beancounters at IHS claim that the new Xbox One S delivers for consumers in terms of improved performance and features for very little extra cost.