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Linux Distros Won"t Run On Microsoft"s Education-Focused Windows 10 S OS

Reader BrianFagioli writes: I was sort of hopeful for Windows 10 S when Microsoft made a shocking announcement at Build 2017 that it is bringing Linux distributions to the Windows Store. This gave the impression that students using the S variant of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

Microsoft Says a Chinese "Gaming Service" Company Is Hacking Xbox Accounts

An anonymous reader shares a report: Since 2015, a Chinese gaming website has been hacking Xbox accounts and selling the proceeds on the open market, according to a complaint filed by Microsoft in federal court on Friday. On its website, iGSKY presen.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Microsoft Wants To Use DNA For Cloud Data Storage

Last July, researchers from Microsoft and the University of Washington said that they had successfully encoded about 200 megabytes of data onto synthetic DNA molecules. The company is now planning to take the technology commercial. "Computer architec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 15 min. ago

Tesla makes Autopilot "smooth as silk" for current models

Just because your Tesla can periodically drive itself doesn't mean you'll always like it. Elon Musk himself acknowledges that the sometimes rough Autopilot driving can be "unpleasant." You won't be jolted quite so frequently.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News4 hr. 51 min. ago

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review

The original Surface Pro was far from perfect, but Microsoft has committed to making it great. Has the effort paid off, and can the Surface Pro 4 bring new ideas to the increasingly stale 2-in-1 category? The post Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review appea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Logitech K480 review

Logitech’s Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 pairs with three Windows, Android, MacOS or iOS devices at once and lets you easily flip between them. It’s one of the most affordable multi-device keyboards around, but that comes with compromises......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

"Red Dead Redemption 2" won"t come out in 2017 after all

Apparently, 2017 ain't big enough for Red Dead Redemption 2. The sequel is now slated to hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in spring 2018, rather than its initial release window of fall 2017. Rockstar Games announced the delay in a blog po.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News6 hr. 15 min. ago

No, Windows XP didn"t fuel WannaCry

The global WannaCry attack that started 10 days ago touched just a handful of Windows XP PCs, a security expert said Monday, contradicting the narrative that the aged OS was largely responsible for the ransomware's crippling impact."There were no.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News6 hr. 35 min. ago

Lian Li Launches PC-O12 Mid-Tower: Three Chambers, E-ATX, LCS-Focused

Lian Li has started to sell its new PC-O12 chassis for high-performance gaming desktops. The new mid-tower computer case from the company has an unorthodox construction that allows fitting in motherboards that are in the E-ATX form-factor, as well a.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News6 hr. 44 min. ago

Microsoft Build 2017 Day 2: Extending the User Experience Through Developer Tools

Microsoft Build 2017 saw a broad set of products announced, demonstrated and released to general availability. There was considerable attention on Day 1 focused on the cloud and hybrid cloud story, with a substantial list of both catch-up features an.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News6 hr. 59 min. ago

WannaCry Ransomware Update: Windows 7 Hit Hardest

More than a week after the massive WannaCry ransomware attack hobbled computer systems around the world, security experts continue to assess the damage and keep watch for new outbreaks. As of Friday, the malware had infected more than 416,000 syste.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars

 On the same day that Ford officially ousted its chief executive in a bid to remake itself as future-focused vehicle manufacturer, Toyota announced its own steps to embrace technology’s next wave. Andwhile Ford is looking to catch up to t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Microsoft Has Big Plans for Mixed Reality, But Its Naming Convention Sends Mixed Messages

At its annual Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft continued to build out its comprehensive and compelling story about Windows 10 as the premier platform for developing next-generation interfaces and content in the technology realms IDC i.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Microsoft Build 2017 Day 1: Creating a Better Cloud and Cognitive Experience for Developers and Enterprises

Microsoft Build 2017 saw a broad set of products announced, demonstrated and released to general availability. There was considerable attention on Day 1 focused on the cloud and hybrid cloud story, with a substantial list of both catch-up features an.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Who makes the best phone warranty? We compare all of them

Finding good insurance for your smartphone that won't break the bank isn't always easy to do. To help, we've compiled a comparative list of some of the biggest names in smartphone insurance. The post Who makes the best phone warranty? We compare all.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Nest reportedly working on 4K camera that zooms when it detects motion

Alphabet's Nest division is reportedly developing a 4K camera that automatically zooms into a 1080p frame when it detects motion. It won't be cheap -- the upcoming camera's expected to be around $300. The post Nest reportedly working on 4K camera tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

Report: Facebook"s first original shows have been delayed again

Soon, Facebook won't just be a place where people's personal videos go viral — it wants to become a destination for original videos, too. The push began in earnest in 2016 and the social giant hired notable names from College.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

New Apple Music subscribers in some countries won"t be able to rock out for free

Even if you hate the design and navigation, one thing has been clear since Apple released its Music streaming service to the world at WWDC 2015: it has the best introductory offer in the business. But like all good things, it looks like that might.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

ASUS RoG STRIX GTX 1080 Ti 11GB Graphics Card Review

ASUS are one of the biggest and most popular brands in the world when it comes to high-end gaming hardware, and their RoG product ranges have won many awards for being some of the best on the market. With that in mind, I’m very excited tod.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News13 hr. 28 min. ago

HP"s Spectre x2 may be the Surface Pro killer we"ve been waiting for

HP's second-generation Spectre x2 is here to distract us from the rumored Microsoft Surface Pro 5 that may never appear, no matter how hard we wish. Announced Monday, the new Spectre x2 beats the aging Surface Pro 4 with much better features for t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News14 hr. 15 min. ago

HP"s Envy 13 offers Surface Laptop features without the markup—or Windows 10 S

HP's latest Envy 13 debuts in a post-Surface-Laptop world, where PC makers seem ready to challenge the MacBook Air's dominance in the thin-and-light category. Due to ship in June or July, the Envy 13 may lack the exotic touch of the Surface Laptop.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News14 hr. 15 min. ago