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Microsoft aims at computing platforms of the future Microsoft aims at computing platforms of the future
- March 31, 2016

Rather than relying on environmental inputs from the headset, the emulator uses keyboard and mouse (or an Xbox controller) commands to respond as if they were being run on HoloLens. Destination: Mars is being made available to developers here at Build , as a solar system app called Galaxy Explorer . The developer editions will be available for just shy of $4000 for app makers and other Microsoft partners. (more...)
Microsoft's artificial intelligence 'chatbot' messes up again on Twitter Microsoft's artificial intelligence 'chatbot' messes up again on Twitter
- March 31, 2016

Speaking at the company's Build developer conference in San Francisco, Nadella said he wants to encourage software makers to create these new types of apps. The company's  other   bots , on the  other  hand, are a lot  more  useful, with  some  acting as the user's interface with computers and smartphones, as well as complete simple tasks such as ordering a meal from an app. (more...)
Big Windows 10 Anniversary update coming soon Big Windows 10 Anniversary update coming soon
- March 31, 2016

Microsoft had released the Windows 10 OS in July 2015, and the first Windows 10 Mobile device came out in the month of November, as the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL released. In retrospect, it may be that they abandoned the old Windows Phone architecture in favor of a Universal Windows App that would run on both Windows 10 Mobile and Desktop. (more...)
Microsoft is adding the Linux command line to Windows 10
- March 30, 2016

During the keynote presentation at today's Build conference, Kevin Gallo, VP for the Windows Developer Platform at Microsoft, announced what looks like the first step in a project to allow native Linux binaries to run as-is on Windows. So, it does seem that containers are coming to the Windows 10 client - not just Azure and Windows Server 2016 - and maybe sooner rather than later. "This is brilliant for developers that use a diverse set of tools like me". (more...)
Japanese Gamers Are Testing Pokemon GO Gameplay Right Now Japanese Gamers Are Testing Pokemon GO Gameplay Right Now
- March 30, 2016

About a month ago,  Pokemon GO  announced sign-ups for a field test in Japan, which would allow fans early access to the extremely popular franchise's new mobile AR title. Of course, with today being the initial trial run for  Pokemon GO  in Japan, fans are likely to experience errors or complications with the application running on their mobile devices while playing it in the real world. (more...)
Microsoft's giant Surface whiteboard is finally shipping after numerous delays Microsoft's giant Surface whiteboard is finally shipping after numerous delays
- March 30, 2016

Like so many products, it was the third version that really took off. Now, the company is looking for lightning to strike again with Surface Hub, the table-sized version of the touch-enabled PC. For example, companies that put Hub to use found a 75% improvement in those joining remotely, and that 15-20 minutes were saved on average for the setup process. (more...)
Rumor suggests New Nintendo NX ismore powerful than PS4 Rumor suggests New Nintendo NX ismore powerful than PS4
- March 30, 2016

First and foremost, stimpak_vendor claims that the Nintendo NX is more powerful than the PlayStation 4, and uses ARM architecture. The same  report  also mentions that Nintendo has ceased production on several Wii U accessories as well. This doesn't mean that Nintendo will stop selling the Wii U either. The person in question confirms that all of the leaks of  Nintendo's NX  controller were indeed fake, and says the controller he is working with is nothing like the ones seen online. (more...)
Actress Patty Duke dies
- March 30, 2016

I love you mom. OUR FAMILY STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PATTY DUKE This morning, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, ... He added she would be missed. In 1972 Patty took on the role of Annie Sullivan, portrayed by Anne Bancroft in the original film, opposite Melissa Gilbert as Helen Keller in a made for television movie of the same name. (more...)
Microsoft made a special Windows 10 just for China's government Microsoft made a special Windows 10 just for China's government
- March 30, 2016

The primary difference between the Windows 10 Special Edition and the normal Windows 10 seems to be the lack of consumer apps and services present in the usual Windows 10 version. Corporate vice president of Microsoft's Windows and Devices Group Yusuf Mehdi said back in December that Microsoft will maintain ownership of the core Windows 10 technology. (more...)
Poll Numbers Show Closest Democratic Race of 2016
- March 30, 2016

While de Blasio backs Clinton the WFP supports Sen. The situation is grim for Sanders on the superdelegate front: Clinton has 469 superdelegates while Sanders has a mere 29. So, if Sanders hopes to ever get the nomination, he needs to start getting the nod from the superdelegates, as well, whose votes are not necessarily in concurrence with that of their respective constituents. (more...)
Alaska Airlines cancels flights due to volcanic eruption Alaska Airlines cancels flights due to volcanic eruption
- March 29, 2016

The airliner said that the canceled flights affected 3,300 passengers. The cancellations will remain in effect until weather reports will be evaluated after daylight on Tuesday. Lightning over the mountain and pressure sensors indicated eruptions continued overnight Sunday. The powdered rock can cause a jet engine to shut down. (more...)
New Xbox One update notes mystery for March 28 New Xbox One update notes mystery for March 28
- March 29, 2016

Since each of these games is part of a larger franchise, it's great that Xbox One owners have a changed to access older titles from their respective intellectual properties. In some more serious cases, the outage prevented gamers from playing digital games, rendering varying percentages of people's library useless depending on their gaming preferences. (more...)
IPhone SE Review: Beyond Size, What You Get and Give Up?
- March 29, 2016

The iPhone SE is one of unique iPhones  Apple has ever released and the answer to the inevitable "should I upgrade" question is more hard than usual. Actually, it's the only non-Apple-branded accessory the company is selling with its new tablet. The iPhone 5s price cut is not even a discount, it is actually a cost of acquiring new customers for the company. (more...)
Who Will Negan Kill On 'The Walking Dead'? No One Is Safe
- March 29, 2016

Negan, the next big villain in 'The Walking Dead , ' is finally here for the season six finale promo. After she and Maggie had been captured by the Saviors a couple episodes ago on The Walking Dead, Carol has had doubts in herself as to whether she would be able to kill when she needed to, to protect her family, friends, and her sanity. (more...)
Microsoft makes a Chinese Windows 10 Microsoft makes a Chinese Windows 10
- March 28, 2016

Windows 10 Zhuangongban refers to the "Windows 10 Specially-provided Edition", a special version of Windows 10 that Microsoft has created for the Chinese government. For most United States tech organizations, getting a product launched in China is no easy feat. Altogether, Microsoft's various versions powered almost 94% of all PCs in the PRC during February, a slightly higher percentage than worldwide, according to U.S.-based analytics firm Net Applications. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 6 May Launch In July With Android N
- March 27, 2016

It's not yet clear if the UFS will actually be integrated, but it would make sense for the phone to have this particular spec, should it become a processor for a laptop-like device. (more...)
Jeep Unveils 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk in Moab Jeep Unveils 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk in Moab
- March 27, 2016

The grille on the Trailhawk is borrowed from the 75th Anniversary Grand Cherokee for 2016, and red Trailhawk tow hooks can be found beneath. The "Trailhawk" name moved to production with the introduction of the all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee, as the most capable of four models (Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk), and continued with the all-new 2015 Renegade. (more...)
Digital Foundry: Dark Souls III Has Clear Advantages on PS4 Digital Foundry: Dark Souls III Has Clear Advantages on PS4
- March 27, 2016

Dark Souls 3 has been released in Japan and is available for Xbox Owners all over the world. Armed with the knowledge that the Japanese version of "Dark Souls III" could be set to render English subtitles, gamers discovered two ways to download the region-locked game in the United States and United Kingdom for the Xbox One. (more...)
Pieces of Evidence That Jesus Was Resurrected from the Dead
- March 27, 2016

The one who has not repented from sin and still don't believe the resurrection power to deliver from him or her from sin, God is still reaching out His loving hands waiting for you to repent. "The cross of Christ signifies the down-fall of evil and the kingdom of Satan", he said. Am I right? Holy Week to me is much more than a time for vacation and religious observances that the Catholic faith has taught us to observe during this time. (more...)
TayTweets: Microsoft AI bot manipulated into being extreme racist upon release
- March 27, 2016

Tay is targeted at 18- to 24-year-olds in the U.S.". In a  statement  to  IBTimes UK ,  Microsoft  said it was making some changes. Tay is created to respond to conversations, learn from keywords it absorbs on Twitter, and even repeat back what people  say . (more...)
Rare astronomical spectacle: Space scientists witness 2 exploding stars Rare astronomical spectacle: Space scientists witness 2 exploding stars
- March 26, 2016

One of the stars, dubbed KSN 2011a, is approximately 700 million light years from us and has a size of about 300 times bigger than the sun. The second is KSN 2011d and is about 500 times the size of our sun and about 1.2 billion light years away. (more...)
Augustana advances to national championship
- March 26, 2016

Jansen, a member of the NABC All-America team, will receive his award at the AT&T NABC Guardians of the Game Awards Show on Sunday, April 3, at the Cullen Theater at Wortham Center in Houston, Texas at 6:30 p.m. Nichols scored 10 points along with three rebounds, two assists and two steals for the Wolves. The Wolves (31-4) struggled the remainder of the half, while the Vikings (33-2) closed the half on a 24-9 run. (more...)
Quantum Break's Live-Action Pack Is Bigger Than the Game Quantum Break's Live-Action Pack Is Bigger Than the Game
- March 26, 2016

Yet its commitment to building a believable relatable and narrative and relating its characters is highly applaud able and commendable, its delivery mechanism is not up the mark. Throw in the fact that a 500GB Xbox One has approximately 362GB free and you'll realize that a third of your storage space will be occupied by a single game. (more...)
Ted Cruz calls tabloid report on alleged affairs 'utter lies'
- March 26, 2016

Cruz is now accusing Trump and his "henchmen" of being responsible for the story. "It is complete and utter lies", Cruz snapped after a campaign stop in Oshkosh , Wisconsin. According to a new report from The National Enquirer , Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is believed to have engaged in affairs with as many as five different women while married to Heidi Cruz , his wife since 2001. (more...)
Adobe Releases Flash Player Update for 'Critical' Security Vulnerability on Mac Adobe Releases Flash Player Update for 'Critical' Security Vulnerability on Mac
- March 26, 2016

The good news is that unlike that last major security hole, Adobe has already patched the problems and made an update available for download. At risk devices include Windows machines, Macs and Linux computers as well as phones running Android and iOS. (more...)