Here a few tidbits from around the web: Windows Store to get its first AAA game title, Microsoft has augmented reality competition, Nexus 6P goes gold, Huawei shipped 108 million smartphones in 2015, and questions about whether Apple is cutting iPhone production.
HP has taken its proven formula with the Spectre x360 setup and added an OLED display to it which appears to be a winning combination.
HP has updated its Spectre x360 with new bits under-the-hood which should make the laptop, which has been well received, continue to sell well in its new size.
With Windows 10 Mobile now shipping, it's time we revisit a long-standing issue with Windows phones: Is it possible to access Google services from Microsoft's mobile platform?
At CES this week, Alcatel Onetouch announced the PIXI 3, an 8-inch Windows 10 Mobile Tablet. But unless I'm missing something, this thing is an effect a giant smart phone, since it provides 4G LTE connectivity too.
HP this morning announced the new business-focused EliteBook Folio, which it bills as its thinnest and lightest notebook ever. Like other modern super-portable PCs, this device is powered by Intel Core M processors, but it can be had with a 4K display as well.
Microsoft's decision to lower prices on the Xbox One in 2015 and then offer numerous value-added bundles was clearly a big success. So today, the software giant announced two new Xbox One bundles, including a version that lets you pick a a full-game download of your choice.
Today promises to be another busy day, so let's dive right in: Evernote's 5 percent problem isn't new, Microsoft Band 2 + Volvo cars, Wi-Fi Alliance announces Wi-Fi 802.11ah, and my take on some screwy tech headlines.
The HP Spectre x360 was one of my top PC picks last year, and now it's getting even better: HP has refreshed the transforming PC, offering, among other things, an optional OLED display. Even better, HP has also announced a 15.4-inch version of the Spectre x360.
E FUN announced today that they are entering the North American laptop market with two affordable Windows 10 devices. Additionally, E FUN is updating its lineup of Windows tablets as well.
Microsoft in 2016 will work to improve its first party games lineup on both Xbox One and Windows 10. The bad news? The best games are still Xbox only.
I'm drowning in news from CES, so here are some quick tidbits from around the web: You can buy the Lumia 550 from Microsoft now, Amazon has not stopped selling the 950 XL, Acer Liquid Jade Primo coming in February, and more.
Windows 10 isn't the only Microsoft product in the spotlight today: Microsoft has revealed major new milestones for its Windows 10-based Xbox One, Surface Book, and Lumia as well.
Microsoft announced this morning that Windows 10 is now "active" on over 200 million devices worldwide. This figure presumably includes PCs, phones, Xbox Ones, and other devices, though Microsoft doesn't explicitly state that.
If you're as impressed by Lenovo's stunning ThinkPad X1 as I am, you'll be happy to hear that the firm is expanding the lineup to include a tablet and a 2-in-1. Introducing the ThinkPad X1 Tablet and ThinkPad X1 Yoga.
It is with some sense of excitement that I can reveal Lenovo is now expanding the X1 lineup to include a tablet and a 2-in-1, and is of course releasing a new X1 Carbon as well.
Here are some other tidbits from around the web: Windows 10 usage hits 164 million devices by end of 2015, AT&T kills two-year contract, and how you can (temporarily) hide crapware on the iPhone home screen.
Back in October, Microsoft announced that it had partnered with iHeartRadio so that one could see iHeartRadio radio station links for artists within the Groove app in Windows 10. But how does this really work?
Happy New Year! With CES happening next week and everyone slowly recovering from the holidays, things are finally starting to pick up again: What Apple can learn from Windows 10, iOS ad blocking, a possible Google book scanning review, and more.
It's January 1, and you know what that means. Well, yes, it's a new year. But it's also time for Xbox Live Gold subscribers to get some more free games courtesy of Microsoft's monthly Games for Gold promotion.
Freed from bonds of 15 years of archival data, I was curious to see what the top most-read posts on this new site would be. So here they are, the top ten posts on Thurrott.com from 2015.
Back in April, Google announced Project Fi, an innovative and inexpensive new approach to smart phone connectivity. But now access to Fi has been expanded to better devices like the Nexus 6P and 5X, I decided to give it a shot.
Wearables are all over the map, encompassing everything from high-end smart watches to low-end fitness bands. So there is great choice, but also great confusion. Not helping matters, many aren't sure whether wearables will have any staying power.
A special three-hour retrospective of the best Windows Weekly moments from 2015: I shave my head, behind the scenes from Build 2015, my first experience with Aberlour A'Bunadh whiskey, Mary Jo's data lakes, my visit to the Yale Club in New York, Mary Jo's tour of the Microsoft Store in New York, our epic Chris Caposella interview, and more!
Since I keep an Xbox 360 around solely for the Call of Duty games that aren't available on Xbox One, I decided to start over and go all-digital with these games on the older console as well. Here's how it went.
There are persistent rumors about PC giant HP re-entering the smart phone market with a Windows 10 Mobile-based device. If this happens, I would imagine HP will announce the phone(s) next week at CES or perhaps at Mobile World Congress.
Microsoft has released a new app for iOS that is designed to help make your selfies look better but it comes up short on the feature list.