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Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is a Trojan horse to sneak Windows 10 S into your life

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is a Trojan horse to sneak Windows 10 S into your life It’s a version of Windows 10 that Microsoft can position as the educational alternative to Google’s lightweight Chromebook platform.In fact, Windows 10 S starts to look like a Trojan horse.

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Dev Kit Showcased in New Video

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Dev Kit Showcased in New Video After releasing stills of the Project Scorpio dev kit, Microsoft has provided an in-motion look at the device.Jez Corden, senior editor at Windows Central, shared a video of Microsoft’s Project Scorpio dev kit on his Twitter account, and fans are buzzing.

Project Neon for Microsoft Photos arrives for Windows 10 insiders

Project Neon for Microsoft Photos arrives for Windows 10 insiders The visual overhaul of Windows 10 that has been rumored for some time now, and teased with a few select application updates, has made its appearance for Windows Insiders with the Microsoft Photos app.We first heard about Project Neon in late 2016, but it wasn’t until February of this year that we got out first look at it.

Nintendo Hopes You'll Love the Switch So Much, You'll Buy More Than One

Nintendo Hopes You'll Love the Switch So Much, You'll Buy More Than One According to Kimishima, Nintendo is on track to build more than 10 million Switches this year, up from 2.74 million shipped in its last fiscal year (Nintendo’s fiscal year isn’t aligned to the calendar year).

Xbox One Parity Clause Means No Gang Beasts Release

Xbox One Parity Clause Means No Gang Beasts Release Gamers hoping to see Gang Beasts fight its way to Xbox One, however, are in for a bad time: game studio Boneloaf has stated that Microsoft’s stringent parity clause is a major deterrent in bringing the title to the Xbox One.The Xbox One parity clause guarantees the delivery of things like Xbox One exclusive content, or ensures that games launch at the same time for Xbox as they do on rival consoles.

Microsoft's Bing wants you to chat with search results

Microsoft's Bing wants you to chat with search results The conference schedule for Build, the company's upcoming developer conference, also features a session that mentions "you can add your custom bots to Bing," The Verge pointed out.Sources familiar with the company told The Verge that Microsoft is ready to further expand the feature.

Microsoft to announce another Surface-related thing on May 23

Microsoft to announce another Surface-related thing on May 23 The event is scheduled for May 23 in Shanghai, but there's absolutely no details beyond the #surface hashtag in a tweet by Microsoft's Corporate VP of Devices, Panos Panay.Several of Microsoft's official Twitter accounts posted similar tweets, but with even fewer details.

Prey's Demo Is Well-Optimized on PS4 and Xbox One

Prey's Demo Is Well-Optimized on PS4 and Xbox One If you’re curious about how well Prey looks and plays on consoles, you can see for yourself with the “Opening Hour” demo on both PS4 and Xbox One.We’ve spent some time with the demo running on the PS4, and found it to be entertaining if a bit hammy at times.

Microsoft Surface head claims there's 'no such thing' as a Surface Pro 5

Microsoft Surface head claims there's 'no such thing' as a Surface Pro 5 For the past 18 months, the Surface lineup has rested on its laurels with the Surface Pro 4 — a solid system based on Intel’s Skylake processors, but one that’s showing some age.“Meaningful change isn’t necessarily a hardware change, which is what a lot of people look for… You’ll see that same meaningful impact when Pro 5, or Pro Next hits the market.

Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture

Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture SAN JOSE, CA–A first-time attendee to Nvidia’s flagship GTC conference this week could be forgiven for thinking Nvidia was an AI company.The capstone was the announcement of Nvidia’s new Volta architecture and V100 chip.

Microsoft Hits 500-Million-Device Milestone for Windows 10

Microsoft Hits 500-Million-Device Milestone for Windows 10 08 percent of Windows users are using Windows 10.And, of course, Microsoft’s free upgrade offer from Windows 10 has never ended, not in any meaningful sense.

Microsoft to Revamp Windows 10's Look With Fall Creators Update

Microsoft to Revamp Windows 10's Look With Fall Creators Update That’s the placeholder name for Microsoft’s next big Windows 10 update, which as you might guess, will roll out this fall.Perhaps the most prominent change for the average user will be the launch of the Microsoft Fluent Design System, previously known as Project Neon.

Microsoft announces ntrollers for mixed reality headsets

Microsoft announces ntrollers for mixed reality headsets Affordable mixed reality headgear costing roughly $300 will be arriving this year from Windows and partner companies such as Asus, Lenovo and Acer.” Developers have two headsets to choose from: a $300 Acer one and a $329 HP one, both of which are available now for pre-order.

Microsoft embraces Android and iOS in new Windows update

Microsoft embraces Android and iOS in new Windows update The Windows 10 Creators Update has only just begun to roll out, but Microsoft given us a peek at what’s coming next for Windows.During the second day of its Build developer conference on Thursday, Microsoft unveiled the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which launches later in 2017.

iTunes Is Coming to the Windows 10 Store, Non-Edge Browsers Still Not Happening

iTunes Is Coming to the Windows 10 Store, Non-Edge Browsers Still Not Happening Bringing iTunes to the Windows Store is a significant feat for Microsoft, even if the actual need for the software isn’t what it once was.I think Windows 10 S, which restricts users to apps that they can download from the Windows Store, has a valid role to play, particularly given how Google has turned Chromebooks into educational devices.

Microsoft: Windows 10 ARM Devices Will Run x86 Code at Near-Native Speed

Microsoft: Windows 10 ARM Devices Will Run x86 Code at Near-Native Speed The central problem with that approach was that consumers bought a Windows tablet, brought it home, booted it up to a Windows desktop, and discovered they couldn’t actually run Windows applications.This time around, Redmond has a plan to avoid this issue, thanks to sophisticated emulation of x86 hardware.

NSA-Derived Ransomware Is So Serious, Microsoft Is Patching Windows XP

NSA-Derived Ransomware Is So Serious, Microsoft Is Patching Windows XP Last week, we discussed the appearance of a new type of ransomware and the havoc it has wreaked across the internet.Infections have spread across the globe and included institutions in Spain, the UK, China, Russia, and the United States.

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream?

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream? The term “mixed reality” has been thrown about a lot as of late, but pinning down a precise definition has proven elusive.After spending the day at Stanford University’s SCIEN-hosted workshop, which was full of augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) luminaries, it appears the one thing everyone can agree on is there isn’t a standard definition for either term.

Microsoft Set to Unveil New Surface Pro With No USB-C or Thunderbolt

Microsoft Set to Unveil New Surface Pro With No USB-C or Thunderbolt We now know that Microsoft does have a Surface Pro refresh in the works, and like Panay said, it’s not a “Pro 5.” In fact, it’s just a “Surface Pro.

Best Laptops for Photo Editing

Best Laptops for Photo Editing If you are in the market and photo editing is a top priority, one of these laptops is likely to suit your needs.An update is expected in June, so if you want a Mac laptop for photo editing on the go, it may be best to wait and see what the new version looks like.