Microsoft has released a new commercial that pits the iPad Pro vs the Surface Pro 4; the company uses Siri and Cortana to show the shortcomings of the Apple device.
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HoloLens users: rejoice! Fighting with your glasses while using a HoloLens device will be a thing of the past, thanks to an insert developed by New York lens manufacturer Rochester Optical.
A few days ago, I wrote about building a Windows 10-based Roku-type device that one could use to inexpensively and elegantly access Windows 10-based media apps and services in the living room. But you may not need to build anything: You could of course simply use a very low-end Windows 10 PC instead.
I'm tired of waiting for Microsoft to make what I think of as a "Woku," a Windows-based Roku-type device that I can use inexpensively and elegantly access my Windows 10-based media apps and services. So let's build one for ourselves.
When HP began engineering its PC comeback a few years ago, it started from an unlikely place: A family of low-cost but high quality Stream laptops. This week, the firm has announced the first major revamping of this lineup, which now offers thinner and lighter designs, longer battery life and better connectivity.
About a month and a half after a freak factory fire destroyed its first shipment, NexDock has emailed customers to alert them that the first orders are now shipping.
Tech tidbits from around the web: My road trip, 2 TB Xbox One S is selling out, Windows 10 Anniversary Update is available for the Raspberry Pi 3 too, Microsoft exec calls out Apple on its aging Mac hardware, more.
Microsoft hosted its OneWeek event at its campus this week and I was able to get inside one of the tents to see what goes on at the company-wide festival where new products are brought to life.
Microsoft has determined that the Simplo battery issue with the Surface Pro 3 is software related and that a fix will be pushed out soon to resolve the issue.
This year's home swap is different for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that our son opted out of the trip for the first time. But with less time away than usual, I've reexamined how to approach the trip from a work perspective, and I've brought less gear than usual.
Eager to put the "Skylake" disaster behind it, Intel quietly revealed this week that it is now shipping that chipset's successor, called "Kaby Lake." This is the Intel Core chipset that will power the next-generation Surface devices that many expect to ship in early 2017.
If you have a Surface Pro 3 with a Simplo battery and are experiencing shortened battery life, you are not alone and the issue appears to be widespread.
I travel a lot for work and pleasure, and if I’m going to be spending at least one night away from home, I make sure to pack my laptop bag and a luggage-based gadget bag appropriately.
The new HP Spectre is gorgeous, impossibly thin, and so light it almost disappears into my carry-on bag, and it offers the performance one would expect of a much bigger and heavier PC. What's missing, of course, is all-day battery life, a multi-touch screen, and simple connectivity with existing peripherals.