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Cat S60 Rugged Smartphone Comes With FLIR Thermal Imaging Camera Cat S60 Rugged Smartphone Comes With FLIR Thermal Imaging Camera
- March 02, 2016

The S60 comes backed with a 3,800mAh battery pack and it will run on Android Lollipop 5.1. Keep in mind that a Flir One (a smartphone add-on thermal camera) alone costs $250. The camera, from thermal imaging firm FLIR, can be used for several functions including: detecting heat loss around windows and doors; spotting moisture and missing insulation; identifying over-heating electrical appliances and circuitry; and seeing in complete darkness. (more...)
Microsoft is thinking about hardware upgrades for Xbox One Microsoft is thinking about hardware upgrades for Xbox One
- March 02, 2016

Xbox head Phil Spencer has hinted at the future of the Xbox One , suggesting the console will receive hardware upgrades to boost performance like a PC. Microsoft hasn't revealed when it would begin to release updated versions of the Xbox One . Microsoft plans to continue focusing on backwards compatibility as it moves forward in unifying its Xbox brand with Windows 10 into stronger platforms running Universal Windows Applications that work across PCs and Xbox consoles. (more...)
Samsung Brands Galaxy S7 a 'Virtual Reality Machine' in New Video Samsung Brands Galaxy S7 a 'Virtual Reality Machine' in New Video
- March 01, 2016

You'll find a 3000mAh battery inside the S7, and 3600mAh in the Edge. While Samsung will be launching their newest flagship series, the Galaxy S7 line-starting from the standard variant Galaxy S7 and the dual curved display Galaxy S7 edge-it appears that the devices that South Korea and China will be getting will have a slightly different design. (more...)
Corvette Grand Sport unveiled with 460 hp Corvette Grand Sport unveiled with 460 hp
- March 01, 2016

If it follows the precedent set by the 2010 Corvette Grand Sport, it will be available with either an automatic or a manual transmission. We're still not sure if Oliver Gavin's "leaked" photo of his participation in the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport reveal was planned or not, but it was definitely accurate. (more...)
Microsoft Just Re-Ignited the PC vs. Mac Wars Microsoft Just Re-Ignited the PC vs. Mac Wars
- March 01, 2016

Now, however, the restrictions placed on Windows 10 games sold through the Windows Store seem like they might kill the entire concept. "Windows and Cortana" talks about how helpful Cortana is at retrieving relevant information, including media files, with just the sound of your voice. (more...)
Samsung Apple Patent War: 7 Interesting Facts you need to know Samsung Apple Patent War: 7 Interesting Facts you need to know
- February 29, 2016

If that weren't enough, it also said that it was Apple who was infringing on one of Samsung's patents. "Opinion.2-24-2016.1.PDF">found Apple's patents covering its slide-to-unlock feature on the iPhone and its autocorrect software were obvious. (more...)
Microsoft To Bring Windows 10 To Xiaomi Mi5, OnePlus 2 And 3 Microsoft To Bring Windows 10 To Xiaomi Mi5, OnePlus 2 And 3
- February 25, 2016

A new build of Windows 10 Redstone is now being distributed to users that are part of the Insider program. You are also allowed to replace Command Prompt with Windows PowerShell in the Windows key + X menu, choose taskbar location on lock screen, and decide how to combine taskbar buttons. (more...)
Microsoft Lumia 650 with Windows 10 mobile launched at $199 Microsoft Lumia 650 with Windows 10 mobile launched at $199
- February 25, 2016

As for photography, the smartphone is equipped with an 8-megapixel f/2.2 rear camera with 2x digital zoom and LED flash. The Lumia 650 boasts a solid aluminum frame, with exchangeable back covers and upon launch; it will be available in black and white color schemes. (more...)
HP's monster spec Windows 10 smartphone is a fearless move HP's monster spec Windows 10 smartphone is a fearless move
- February 22, 2016

The device will also support " Windows Hello " by incorporating a fingerprint scanner and an Iris (retina) scanner. That said, this is no brick. HP is selling a pair of accessories alongside the Elite x3 that help transform it into a full PC. (more...)
Microsoft Starts Rolling Out Revamped Outlook.com with New Features Microsoft Starts Rolling Out Revamped Outlook.com with New Features
- February 18, 2016

In an announcement made on Wednesday, Microsoft said that the significantly revamped Outlook.com - which received a massive upgrade in May 2015, and has been in preview since then - is now out of preview. One of the neat things with this is that you can edit documents side-by-side in your email. Users of the refreshed email service are now able to attach files from Box, Dropbox and OneDrive. (more...)
Microsoft Corp (MSFT) acquires Groove music app for iOS and domain name Microsoft Corp (MSFT) acquires Groove music app for iOS and domain name
- February 13, 2016

Zikera  has clarified that their application is no longer available for download, but those who own the app can continue using it. The news was first confirmed by a Microsoft spokesperson over e-mail, stating that "Microsoft acquired  Zikera's  Groove music app. (more...)
New Pokemon Revealed, Possibly 7th Generation New Pokemon Revealed, Possibly 7th Generation
- February 13, 2016

There is no word yet from The Pokemon Company or Nintendo confirming Magiana or whether it will be part of the " Pokemon " games such as the widely anticipated " Pokemon GO" or " Pokemon Z". Volcanion's object is to recover Magiana, who has been abducted by the 'Azoth Kingdom, ' a city of super-machinery. We're unsure whether that chain is literal or metaphorical, though regardless, Ash and Volcanion will have to work together to rescue Magiana. (more...)
Xbox One Has A Better Software Attach Rate Rather Than PS4: Ubisoft Xbox One Has A Better Software Attach Rate Rather Than PS4: Ubisoft
- February 13, 2016

Ubisoft didn't break out this per-user stat in its most recent earnings report , but it did report that 41 percent of its holiday quarter 2015 revenue came from PS4 game sales versus 27 percent of revenue from Xbox One games. Retail software sales were down 10 percent compared to a year ago. Since their concurrent releases in November 2013, there have been 36,885,091 units of the PS4 and 19,769,314 units of the Xbox One sold. (more...)
Five Nights At Freddy's Play Sets Are On The Way Five Nights At Freddy's Play Sets Are On The Way
- February 13, 2016

Cawthon took much of the criticism to heart and chose to remove the game from sale and offer refunds to all those who purchased it. The description for the new version mentions "a remodeled overworld and many new features" with the promise of more to come. (more...)
Microsoft finally spills some beans on Windows 10 updates
- February 12, 2016

Microsoft has been steadily releasing cumulative updates to Windows 10 each month and delivered a pretty major upgrade in November . Those include reassuring but slightly vague updates, like "Improved security in the Windows kernal". Right behind the Fast Ring Insiders are users who belong to the Slow Ring . Windows 10 is the best version of the Microsoft's OS we've encountered, and it's also one of the most widely adopted too. (more...)
Microsoft's New Tool Tells You What Dog You Are Microsoft's New Tool Tells You What Dog You Are
- February 12, 2016

It's fun to see if the app knows it's not a dog. The breed-recognition technology, which was first developed two years ago, has been turned into an app to show that object recognition could be "extraordinary, fun and surprising". Essentially, Fetch! learns to identify dog breeds by processing loads of dog photos, eventually picking up on the finer points of what distinguishes one breed from the next. (more...)
Microsoft Will Now Share More Details About What's in Windows 10 Updates Microsoft Will Now Share More Details About What's in Windows 10 Updates
- February 11, 2016

Because Windows 10 updates are cumulative, you may need to scroll quite a bit to find exactly when something changed. Dubbed " Release Preview ", the track will be more conservative than either of the two existing rings - pegged " Fast " and " Slow " - but will give users access to features, functionality, apps and device drivers before customers on the production-grade timetable see them. (more...)
Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Update History Site
- February 11, 2016

The new site will do what it says on the tin, namely, documenting the salient points of each update beginning from the one rolled out yesterday, February 9. With Windows as a Service , Microsoft has delivered a steady stream of monthly updates to Windows 10 , along with a more substantial upgrade in November . (more...)
This chart shows just how badly Microsoft's Windows Phone business is doing
- February 10, 2016

Analysts don't expect Microsoft to see revenue from Windows 10 until later this year. Intelligent Cloud (IC), which includes service revenue and Enterprise Services: $6.4 billion compared to $5.9 billion in the last quarter. In all , Microsoft said its second-quarter net income declined to $5 billion, or 62 cents a share, down from $5.86 billion, or 71 cents a share, a year earlier. (more...)
Microsoft's device business marred by smartphone sales freefall
- February 10, 2016

Matt Howard, a venture capitalist at Norwest Ventures, said Microsoft had "nailed the cloud". Perhaps a better indicator of its cloud strength is what the company calls its combined cloud business, on track for $9.4 billion in annual revenue, the company said. (more...)
Microsoft's Surface division grows in strong Q2
- February 10, 2016

Revenue was $25.7 billion or $23.8 billion on a GAAP basis, compared to the consensus of $25.26 billion. The Surface division was one of the highlights of Microsoft's most recent quarter. Microsoft's gaming and digital content business reported similar growth, with Xbox Live monthly active users growing 30% year-on-year in the quarter to a record 48 million. (more...)
Microsoft Windows Store is Finally Making Some Money Through Games
- February 08, 2016

However that didn't stop Microsoft from pushing a copy of the Windows 10 to their system as it marked Windows 10 upgrade as an important upgrade and all those who had automatic upgrades on, the received the download files. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) has released its latest Windows Store app download data . Then at the Installation ID screen, you will be prompted to call the number listed on the screen. (more...)
Microsoft wants you using Windows 10, like it or not
- February 08, 2016

Businesses are proving far more willing to experiment with Windows 10 than they were with Windows 8. Yes Microsoft you should continue to force Windows10 so the software disables as many computers as it possibly can, how else would this industry survive if not for the sale of PC's. (more...)
Microsoft's latest financials show Surface boom, Mobile collapse
- February 06, 2016

Excluding the impact of currency headwinds, sales of Microsoft's Azure cloud-computing program grew 140 percent from a year earlier. CEO Satya Nadella has focused on cloud services and mobile applications on slower growth in its traditional software business. (more...)
Microsoft Sees Windows 10 Increase Demand For Bing
- January 30, 2016

IDC said business should improve later this year as companies that had delayed replacing machines before upgrading to Windows 10 make the switch. "Businesses everywhere are using the Microsoft Cloud as their digital platform to drive their ambitious transformation agendas", said Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella. (more...)