Even though online browsers are plentiful, most of us gravitate towards Google Chrome or Safari…
We can all agree that Xbox’s name choices for consoled have been rather erratic in the past. It is kind of expected coming from a company that followed Windows 3 with Windows 95 and Windows Vista with Windows 7. Microsoft is a place where names for products are randomly pulled out of a hat, it seems.
Light Start: Is Apple Card biased? Japanese S(u)pider-Man will join the Spider-Verse, Microsoft is merging Office and here’s the most boring game ever
Is Apple Card biased? Japanese S(u)pider-Man will join the Spider-Verse, Microsoft is merging Office and here’s the most boring game ever.
You know how it is: You want to get from point A to point B but you’ve seen everything on that route before. Or perhaps you’re just bored with reality. Microsoft’s DreamWalker hopes to help there. DreamWalker is a wearable VR system concept designed to be used in the real world, offering another view of the world while also not letting you step into traffic. Hopefully.
For autistic children, online social interactions can be just as fraught as those in the offline world. The community at Autcraft, which is built around a customised version of the popular game Minecraft, has set out to create a safe virtual playground.
Light Start – Microsoft’s games are going, Huawei Harmony, The Great Hack, and Resi 3 Remastered (kinda)
In this week’s Light Start, Huawei’s OS has a new name, The Great Hack hits Netflix, Microsoft is closing some games, and Resident Evil 3 gets an upgrade.
Man, these product tie-ins are getting complicated. Last week Microsoft teased a throwback to its initial Windows operation system, Windows 1.0. At the time, we had no idea why all the time travel. Now, we know. It was indeed a tie-in with Stranger Things Season 3, which released last week on that one holiday Americans are always surprised the rest of the world doesn’t celebrate.
What a time to be alive. Not only are we living in the future, it seems we’re also travelling back in time. You know, like tachyons. Why all the Doc Brown talk? Well, Microsoft’s teasing a little something called Windows 1.0. It seems to be be an obvious reference to Windows 10, based on the retro blue logo for the operating system. Weird how we never noticed that before.
The HoloLens is a powerful example of this, as multiple demonstrations of its capabilities showed. The original model was launched four years ago and was used by NASA for its Mars Rover mission. Because of the eight-minute delay in communications from earth to the red planet, controllers needed to map, plan and execute the path the rover would take, former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told me last year.