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October 7, 2017 2:38 AM AOL Instant Messenger to say goodbye

The chat platform will be discontinued on December 15, said a company spokesperson AOL announced on Friday that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years of service. An article on AOL’s website posted Friday says AOL Instant Messenger will be discontinued on December 15. In a blog post, a spokesperson for AOL’s 73

October 5, 2017 2:45 PM Microsoft’s Edge browser now has iOS, Android versions

The Arrow Launcher on Android has been renamed and promoted from the Garage. In a bid to improve cross-device user experience, Microsoft today released betas of its Edge browser for iOS and Android. The browsers have been developed to address a gap in the current Edge experience: with Windows Mobile all but unused, using Edge is a strictly PC-only experience 60

October 4, 2017 3:04 PM Pixel, iPhone, Galaxy, oh my! Why pay a premium when every phone runs the same apps?

When you start talking about a $400 to $600 difference in price, the mystique and perceived advantages of a brand and OS platform look a bit silly when they all run the same applications. We've managed to merge all of the worst aspects of a secular new year festival with the Super Bowl. We celebrate the bounty of product shipment in the arena of combat 84

October 4, 2017 1:53 AM Microsoft Mixed Reality Arrives October 17, Headsets Now Up for Pre-Order

At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Microsoft talked more about its ambition with mixed reality, giving us an availability date and pre-order info, a Halo mini-game, and an acquisition of a social app among other things. Mixed reality headsets from the likes of Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung are now up for pre-order, with over 20,000 apps available 39

October 4, 2017 1:53 AM Microsoft embraces others' VR devices as part of mixed-reality play

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft is counting on virtual reality headsets made by other companies to help establish personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way to explore artificial worlds. The devices unveiled Tuesday include a Samsung headset called the HMD Odyssey. The headset requires a connection to a PC running on a Windows 53

October 4, 2017 1:53 AM Microsoft dives deeper into ‘mixed reality’ with VR devices

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft is counting on virtual reality headsets made by other companies to help establish personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way to explore artificial worlds. The devices unveiled Tuesday include a Samsung headset called the HMD Odyssey. The headset requires a connection to a PC running on a Windows 49

October 4, 2017 1:53 AM Samsung's New VR Headset Has a Screen That Sounds Incredible

Samsung will launch a new virtual reality headset powered by Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality platform, both companies announced on Tuesday. The headset, called the Samsung HMD Odyssey, will be released on November 6 for $499, making it the same price as the Oculus Rift. The Samsung HMD Odyssey's standout feature appears to be its display, which includes 83

October 3, 2017 6:09 PM Microsoft Is Trying To Muscle Its Way Into Being A Player In Virtual Reality

Microsoft wants people to refer to a slew of new headsets from the likes of Samsung, HP, Lenovo, and more as “mixed reality.” But right now it’s a whole lot like VR. This holiday season, the first group of what are called Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality devices–but which are really third-party high-end tethered (meaning, requiring wires that are connected 30

October 2, 2017 4:02 AM Huawei to introduce Samsung DeX-like feature with Mate 10

Samsung seems to have inspired Huawei by introducing its ‘Phone as your PC’ concept. Huawei is expected to introduce the DeX-like feature with its Mate 10 smartphone. The technology allows users to connect their smartphone to a peripheral and use it on a desktop. Unlike Samsung, Huawei might be bringing their device that supports other docks and connectors 39

September 30, 2017 2:04 PM What To Expect At The Google Pixel 2 Launch Event

While the forthcoming Google Pixel 2 event will undoubtedly be dominated by the eponymous smartphone, other devices will be revealed as well. Google is aiming to become a credible player in not merely the smartphone marketplace, but the entire technology niche, and the unveiling event will resemble one of the many Apple extravaganzas. Last year, Google 63