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Acers Windows 10 Switch hybrids priced to battle Chromebooks

Windows 10 PC prices have been slowly creeping up, but some new back-to-school Switch tablet/laptop hybrid devices from Acer may be attract..
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Jolla launches a community device program for its Sailfish mobile OS

 Just when you thought Finnish mobile OS maker Jolla had given up on making its own hardware, given its recent financing troubles which led..
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Microsoft is now previewing Hyper-V Containers on Windows 10 with build 14352

Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14352, Microsoft has begun previewing Hyper-V Containers in Windows 10. Microsoft’s Neil Pe..
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Fallout 4 mods are coming to Xbox One users first

Mods will be coming soon to Fallout 4 on Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console. The game will update in the near future and once the new..
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Acer unveils new portfolio of Windows 10 PCs

Acer has just revealed an entire new line of Windows 10 devices in a variety of form factors and price points. Here’s the rundown: Acer Sw..
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Facebook starts selling offsite ads targeting non-users too

 Facebook’s advertising network is already a colossal business — it helped the social network bring in $5.38 billion in revenue during ..
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Apple is ‘working rapidly’ to launch Apple Pay in more countries in Asia and Europe

 Apple Pay may only be available in a handful of countries right now, but the iPhone maker is working hard to extend the footprint of its d..
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Intel buys computer vision startup Itseez to improve navigation in self-driving cars

 Intel has acquired computer vision and machine learning startup Itseez to develop better navigation for self-driving cars. The value of th..
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Windows 10 Build 14352 lets Windows Insiders run two antivirus programs on their PC

With Microsoft’s Insider Preview Build 14352 of Windows 10, released on Thursday afternoon, new features include the ability to ask Cort..
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Will Twilio reopen tech IPO window?

 Twilio, the cloud communications platform, has revealed its IPO filing, signifying that it could enter the public markets as early as next..
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ForcePhone adds pressure sensitivity to any phone using ultrasonics

 Force touch may be a feature exclusive to the latest iPhones, but something like it is now possible on pretty much any phone out there, th..
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Remote Desktop app for Windows 10 losing its Preview status, entering production

The Universal Windows 10 Remote Desktop app is now rolling out to the production version, replacing the Windows 8.X version that's currently..
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Will Twilio IPO reopen tech window?

 Twilio, the cloud communications platform, has revealed its IPO filing, signifying that it could enter the public markets as early as next..
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Office Insider for Android apps updated with merge and split cells, Tell Me support, and more

Microsoft pushed updates to their Office Insider for Android apps today, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The post Office Insider ..
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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14352 to the Fast Ring

Today, Microsoft pushed out Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14352 to the Fast Ring. The post Microsoft releases Windows 10 Insider Preview ..
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Here’s what’s fixed in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14352

Here's the complete list of fixes in Windows Insider Preview build 14352, releasing now to the Fast Ring. The post Here’s what’s fixed i..
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Here are the known issues in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14352

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14352, which brings with it tons of improvements along with a few notable bugs. The ..
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Windows 10 build 14352 ‘What’s new’ list includes rulers, new UI elements and Cortana additions

Windows 10 Insider preview build 14352 is bringing another laundry list of neat refinement features to the operating system, just months ..
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Shoot an atom into silicon, and you may have the beginnings of a quantum computer

Take one atom of the element antimony, use an ion beam to shoot it into a silicon substrate, and you just may be on your way to building a w..
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Windows Store has a good first year, with 6.5 billion visits and ever-improving developer opportunities

According to Forbes, a Microsoft executive claims that the Windows store has gotten 6.5 billion visits in its very first year. The post Wind..
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SSX joins ever-growing list of Xbox One Backward Compatible titles

SSX is the 2012 reboot of the 2000 game of the same name, and marked the return of a beloved snowboarding franchise when it hit store shelve..
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Twitter tunes into Spotify to soundtrack its audio cards

 Whistle while you tweet with the new partnership between Twitter and Spotify. Now you can listen to 30-second previews of songs in your ti..
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Microsoft requiring stronger passwords in response to LinkedIn hack and 10 million attacks each day

The Azure Directory Team is aiding security with measures IT admins can use to better secure their user’s passwords, privacy, and sensitiv..
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The Backpack PC is a portable VR rig that leads MSI’s VR and gaming lineup at Computex

MSI’s Backpack PC, which it will debut at Computex in Taiwan next week, aims to do away with one of the banes of virtual reality: being t..
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Google cleared of infringement in Oracle lawsuit over Java

A jury in San Francisco has cleared Google of copyright infringement in a case brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android.The ..
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Jury finds Google’s implementation of Java in Android was fair use

 Software developers can breathe a massive sigh of relief — a jury found today that Google’s implementation of 37 Java APIs in Android ..
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Microsoft Garage app Next Lock Screen for Android updated with UI enhancements and more

The Next Lock Screen app is seeing another regular update which changes the UI and delivers an optimization for a cleaner look. The post Mi..
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Microsoft to partners: “your investment in Windows phones is not at risk”

An internal memo sent to Windows partners in the wake of recent organizational “streamlining” around Microsoft’s mobile business strat..
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Microsoft and Facebook plan to cross the Atlantic with new undersea cable system

Microsoft has just announced today that it will work with Facebook to build MAREA, a new subsea cable across the Atlantic that will allow bo..
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Google goes after Microsoft, Tableau, and others with a new free analytics tool

Google is doubling down on its commitment to the business analytics market with the launch of a new free data visualization tool. The compa..
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Report: Google may publicly shame phone makers who deliver tardy Android updates

Google may have finally had enough. According to a Bloomberg report, the company is thinking about turning to public shaming as a way to en..
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Microsoft could introduce not one, but two new Xbox One consoles

 Microsoft is playing catch up when it comes to console sales. But it looks like the company doesn’t want to give up on dedicated gaming ..
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ACLU moves to join Microsoft lawsuit against Justice Department

 The American Civil Liberties Union wants to help Microsoft challenge government gag orders that prevent it from telling its customers when..
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Microsoft and Facebook are building the fastest trans-Atlantic cable yet

 Here is some news you don’t read every day: Microsoft and Facebook today announced that they are teaming up to build a subsea cable acro..
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen gives half a million dollars to Seattle radio station KEXP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has given half a million dollars to the Seattle radio station. The post Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen giv..
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Microsoft announces Skype 7.0 for Android with new tablet interface, more

The Skype team has just released Skype 7.0 for Android, which brings material design and some new features to Android tablets. The post Micr..
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Office Online extension for Edge brings Office to your address bar

A new extension for Microsoft Edge has shown up on the Windows Store, which essentially gives users quick access to the Office Online suite ..
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The Moto Z will launch with swappable MotoMods

We’re just a couple of weeks away from our official look at Lenovo’s new Moto Z. But the leaks keep coming, with the latest being of so..
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62 percent of U.S. adults get their news from social media, says report

 A new study from Pew Research claims that 62 percent of people get their news from social media, with 18 percent doing so very often. As e..
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HP announces new OMEN gaming lineup featuring laptops, desktop, and monitor

HP introduced today their upgraded OMEN by HP line-up, a range of Windows 10 gaming PCs featuring a bold look and powerful hardware to allow..
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Windows Store announces Ready, Set, Summer promotion with lots of deals on games, media and apps

Microsoft is announcing the Ready, Set, Summer Collection, which offers up more than a hundred deals on the most popular games, music, TV Sh..
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ACLU seeks to join Microsoft in government gag-order lawsuit

The ACLU filed a motion to join Microsoft in their lawsuit over the constitutionality of gag orders. The post ACLU seeks to join Microsoft i..
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Netatmo launches new platform to make smart objects talk to each other

 French startup Netatmo just introduced a new developer platform called Netatmo Connect so that developers can build software and hardware ..
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Microsoft announces Minecraft Battle, coming free to consoles in June

Minecraft Battle is bringing pixelated deathmatch to Minecraft: Console Edition players on all consoles, free of charge. The post Microsoft ..
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Windows 10 / Android 5.1 dual boot Chuwi HiBook Pro 10.1″ tablet coming soon

A new aluminum full metal body Windows 10 and Android 5.1 dual boot Chuwi HiBook Pro 10.1" tablet is set to hit the markets soon. The post W..
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The fantastic $35 Raspberry Pi 3 mini-PC may soon get official Android support

You'll find Android running on phones, tablets, a Surface-like hybrid, and even laptops. But it appears Google will soon be adding another ..
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How to get Windows 7s Start menu in Windows 10

John David Galt wants to “get rid of all those tiles, and go back to the cascading Start menus Windows XP had.” I’ll cover going back ..
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Nintendo’s first game Miitomo is turning into a ghost town

 Nintendo’s first smartphone application – the social game called Miitomo, which allows avatars to interact in a virtual world – may..
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IDC: detachable tablets growing in Western Europe, Windows 10 dominating this space

According to the latest figures from International Data Corporation, the shipments of detachable and convertible tablets recorded a 44.7 per..
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Work on PDF files directly in OneDrive using Adobe Acrobat DC integration with Office 365

Microsoft has just announced that Adobe Acrobat DC is now integrated with Office 365 through OneDrive and Azure Active Directly. The post Wo..
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