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Windows Mixed Reality vs Hololens

What's the difference between Windows' new mixed-reality devices and the HoloLens? We go hands on to tell you......»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwMay 19th, 2017

Netflix is creating a movie starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o, thanks mostly to Twitter

 Netflix is about to make all of our dreams come true. It’s turning what started as a meme about actress Lupita Nyong’o and Grammy Award-winning singer Rihanna playing scammers and computer geniuses into a reality, Entertainment We.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 34 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. 50 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. 34 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. 6 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. 6 min. ago

"Uncharted" movie will star Sony"s new "Spider-Man," Tom Holland

The fabled Uncharted film is getting closer to reality -- for real, this time. After finding a new director in Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum, Stranger Things), Deadline reports that the movie will be a prequel to the popular PlayStation ga.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 25 min. ago

Fox is building a massive, free-roaming VR Alien experience

Walking around a 2,000 square foot set based in the Alien universe would be cool enough, but FoxNext's virtual reality development will give you haptic guns and hand tracking to take down the xenomorph menace. The post Fox is building a massive, free.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

Western Digital Launches HGST Ultrastar SS300 SSDs: 3D NAND for Data Centers

Western Digital has officially introduced its first data center-class SSDs using 3D NAND flash. The new HGST Ultrastar SS300 SSDs are designed for SAS applications with mixed workloads that demand drives with endurance but are not the highest perfor.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News13 hr. 58 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. 14 min. ago

How to get past Windows Defender SmartScreen in Windows 10

We've all been there. You read about a great little traditional desktop application or utility that you think will be a great help. Once it's downloaded, boom!, Windows 10 blocks it thanks to Windows Defender SmartScreen, a feature that prevents u.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News14 hr. 50 min. ago

Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm

More than two-thirds of all machines hit by WannaCry ran the eight-year-old software, say experts.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News15 hr. 50 min. ago

9 augmented reality iPhone apps you should try

A new view of the worldImage by NianticPokémon Go may be the popular face of augmented reality (AR) apps—upon its debut last July, the game became an instant international obsession—but it was hardly the first AR effort. Augmented reality, which.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News16 hr. 25 min. ago

Fight ransomware by running Windows in Linux as a virtual machine

Running Windows as a virtual machine in Linux may seems like unnecessary work until something like the Wannacry ransomware scare comes along. The PCs that were affected, all running older Windows versions, have few good solutions other than a Micr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Shipments of Google Daydream-enabled smartphones to reach over 10 million units in 2017

Global shipments of smartphones supporting Google's Daydream platform will reach over 10 million units in 2017, according to Clay Bavor, vice president of virtual and augmented reality at Google......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 50 min. ago

Article: Snapchat, Facebook Fuel AR Growth

In 2017, 40.0 million people in the US will engage with some form of augmented reality at least monthly, up 30.2% over last year, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast. Much of AR’s growth will be fueled by Snapchat Lenses and Facebook.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News22 hr. 58 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: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 21st, 2017

Microsoft"s true holographic display fits in your glasses

A lot of the technology billed as holographic, well, isn't. Not even HoloLens. Real holography requires a laser-generated 3D image, and it's no mean feat to stuff that into something you can comfortably wear. Microsoft just made.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

Stealing Windows Credentials Using Google Chrome

Orome1 writes: A default setting in Google Chrome, which allows it to download files that it deems safe without prompting the user for a download location, can be exploited by attackers to mount a Windows credential theft attack using specially-craft.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week’s WCry worm spread so widely

A run-down of recent WCry developments you may have missed. Enlarge (credit: Kaspersky Lab) Eight days ago, the WCry ransomware worm attacked more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. The outbreak prompted infected hospitals to turn away p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

Windows 10 S: no command line apps, free Pro upgrades for assistive tech users

Locked-down operating system blocks access even to some built-in Windows software. Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. (credit: Microsoft) While still not.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017