See Microsoft’s New HoloLens in Action

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Description: Microsoft gives a sneak peek at the new holographic technology, a part of the upcoming Windows 10 operating system. Source: CNN Money Date: February 26, 2015 Alex Kipman of Microsoft announces Microsoft’s new HoloLens which boasts a new type of processing unit – a holographic processing unit.(HPU) Questions for discussion: 1. Do you think this HoloLens… Read more »

Microsoft Just Handed Us Our Holographic Future

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Description: Microsoft has created Holo Studio, which lets users create their own holograms, print them out on 3D printers, and share them with others within minutes. Source: Tech News World Date: January 21, 2015 Microsoft on Wednesday announced Windows Holographic, a feature in Windows 10 that will let users create their own holograms and print them out on 3D… Read more »

Microsoft Gets in The Holiday Spirit With Latest Apple-Bashing Ad

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Description: Watch the new ad below as Microsoft attempts to take a stab at Apple. Source: TechCrunch Date: November 17, 2014 Microsoft is up to its old tricks again, and just in time for the holidays. The latest ad out of Redmond pits its Surface Pro 3 against the MacBook Air, and with all the… Read more »

Microsoft’s barrier-breaking plan to get more apps for Windows

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Description:  Microsoft’s plan is to provide developers with the tools that will let them design an app once, then apply it across all of Microsoft’s Windows 8 platforms, even the Xbox game consoles eventually, with minimal extra effort. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: April 3, 2014 Microsoft’s new strategy for its flagging operating system empire is… Read more »

Xbox or PS4? Maybe that’s the wrong question

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Description: With the holidays approaching, many have one of the new game consoles on their list. But which one is right for you? Source: CNET Date: November 21, 2013  With the release of the new Xbox One and PlayStation 4, it’s natural to pit the rivals against each other and compare features, prices, and games…. Read more »

Intel’s Holiday Pop-Up Store Sounds Like The Opposite Of Christmas

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Description:  Intel will open a series of pop-up shops around New York City this holiday season, starting with one in the city’s Nolita neighbourhood. Source: Fast Company Date: November 14, 2013  Intel is opening a series of pop-up shops around New York in an attempt to woo holiday shoppers. But without a gift-worthy, flagship product, what’s the draw? Anyone who has… Read more »

Microsoft Reportedly Wants to Replace the Cookie

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Description: Microsoft is working on a tracking technology that would extend to mobile devices and gaming consoles, says AdAge. But will the cookie crumble away without a fight? One tech jounalist gives his opinion. Source: CNET Date: October 10, 2013   Microsoft may be aiming to replace the famous (or infamous) browser cookie with its own brand… Read more »

Microsoft’s New Scroogled Video Says Google Will Read Your Valentine’s

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Description: Microsoft launched another anti-Google video this Valentine’s day as part of its “Scroogled” campaign. It’s not often that tech companies try to smear the competition, so why is Microsoft doing this now? Source: TechCrunch Date: February 10th, 2013 “Don’t want Google snooping on your Valentine?” That’s the question Microsoft is asking today in its… Read more »