Web browser maker Opera has acquired Scotland-based YoYo Games for $10 million and is launching its Opera Gaming division. For some reason.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, the education laptops arrive, Duo survives, and Fall Guys thrives.
As part of its latest quarterly earnings report, Netflix announced this week that it has surpassed the 200 million active user milestone.
Google has begun rolling out Chrome 88 this week. Key among the improvements is a set of updates to password management and protection.
In a bid to make the web faster, safer, and more open, Brave has integrated IPFS capabilities into its Chromium-based web browser.
But the software giant didn’t mention Windows 10X at all, leading to some understandable speculation about the timing of that release.
Microsoft revealed that several more games are coming to Xbox Game Pass across supported platforms during the second half of this month.
Apple has quietly extended its free Apple TV+ subscription offer for a second time, to July 2021, a nice gift during the pandemic.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, finding lights, reading headlines, and college expenses.
Qualcomm today announced its Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform, which it describes as a follow-on to the Snapdragon 865 Plus, the mid-2020 flagship chipset.
I spent much of the weekend examining the leaked Windows 10X build, which appears to be a near-final version of Microsoft’s coming Chrome OS competitor. I have questions. Lots of questions.
Settings is the buggiest part of the leaked Windows 10X build. In some places, it’s identical to Windows 10 Settings, but it’s missing many settings.
In addition to Microsoft Edge, Windows 10X comes with a minimal set of Store apps. Some don’t work. And some key apps are completely missing.
Windows 10X provides what looks like a complete desktop version of the Microsoft Edge web browser with full support for all the normal features.
The Windows 10X taskbar is much simpler than in Windows 10, and the Action Center looks almost identical to the similar UI in Chrome OS.
The Windows 10X desktop and Start interfaces are much simpler than their equivalents in mainstream versions of Windows 10.
Here’s a complete look at the Windows 10X Setup process, which is a simplified and prettier version of Windows Setup from Windows 10.
While the notion of Xbox exclusives still roils some videogame fans for some reason, I don’t think Microsoft has ever cataloged them in advance before.
Well, Pat Gelsinger was clearly the right person to lead Intel. In his first all-hands meeting with employees, he emphasized the need to beat Apple.
Microsoft has quietly announced a new update for the Xbox OS that will allow them to push new features, faster.
Happy Friday! Here’s yet another great set of reader questions, including a few that probably warrant further discussion separately.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Windows 10X gets sampled, flowers are shipped, and CES is coming to a close.
On this episode of the Sams Report, Microsoft updates Azure in a big way, the important part of CES, and more on the gaming rumor acquisitions.
The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that it has placed Xiaomi and several other Chinese firms on its so-called entity list.
This week at CES 2021, Intel launched its 11th-generation NUC mini-PCs and kits. The launch comes about a month later than usual.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss CES 2021 and the big Intel and AMD announcements, the PC market rebound of 2020, Surface Pro 7+, Brad Anderson, and so much more.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Intel has a new but old friend and we are getting our first serious look at Windows 10 X.