A few notes from around the web: Microsoft's Holiday Super Sale, a misunderstanding about the success of Kinect, wining some and losing some with universal apps, and some great Android dev videos.
Recent Hardware Stories
This week, I was given the opportunity to go hands-on with the HoloLens augmented reality headset for a third time. You'll want to read this latest update.
Thinner, lighter and more versatile than a MacBook Air, HP's new ENVY Notebook could regardless be overlooked in this era of transforming, 2-in-1 PCs. That would be a mistake, I think.
And just like that, we're at the final day of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals. The final deal is for an ASUS Transformer Book Flip 15-inch transforming laptop.
The Acer Aspire R 11 is just $280 in Day 10 of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals, offering a touchscreen and a cool 360-degree dual-torque hinge.
Here are some tidbits from around the web: A possible combination of Vaio, Toshiba, and Fujitsu, the EU moves to digital content roaming, iOS 9.2, Mozilla kills Firefox OS.
Day 9 of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals is here, and today's deal is pretty broad: Up to 40 percent off of select Dell PCs, displays, and other peripherals.
What else is going on in the (tech) world? Microsoft's remaining 12 Days Deals are leaked, Twitter looks back on 2015, and Spotify's free tier rankles some.
On the 7th day of Christmas---er, sorry, Deals---Microsoft offers up $250 in savings on the Acer Aspire F5 15-inch laptop. It's just $349, today only.
Day 5 of Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals provides lots of interesting options, with $70 to $500 off select Intel-powered Windows 10 PCs.
Here are some more tidbits from around the web: HP is abandoning low-end tablets, Apple open sources Swift, Microsoft ships Outlook add-on, and more.
Next week, I am conducting a focus group study in Dedham on behalf of a company in the personal computing industry, and I need your help. There are prizes!
Here's some other news from around the web today: Microsoft makes nice with Apple in new holiday ad, tablet shipments to fall this year, a Google accusation.
We're on day two of Microsoft's annual 12 Days of Deals promotion, and today's deal is a 15-inch Lenovo IdeaPad 100 Signature Edition laptop for just $200.