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Better Than A Laptop Yet? Meet the new Microsoft Surface 3

Microsoft Surface 3

Previous version of Microsoft’s Surface have existed within the world of tablets, but always been there making up numbers. Not much stood out for the Surface, as it had a tuned down version of Windows (RT.), and the app store didn’t compare to that of Apple iOS or Android. What users of tablets have wanted is the ability to be rid of a laptop, to not feel as if what they have in their hands is a toy.

Users of tablets want to be able have a similar experience as they do on a laptop, plain and simple. So, Microsoft worked out how to put a full 64-bit Windows 8.1 into the 3rd generation of Surface devices. Also promised is a future upgrade to Windows 10 (Which is to be available as a free upgrade to any Windows 8.1 user.), which as a user of the Technical Preview I can say it’s a worthwhile upgrade.

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Microsoft Windows 10 launch details are now Official

Microsoft Windows 10With the hype for Windows 10 continuing to climb higher and higher, we now have real launch details that tell us a bit more about when we will be getting what we have all been waiting for.

According to Microsoft, they will be officially releasing Windows 10 this summer. That is good news for the people in the 190 countries where it will be released, in 111 languages.

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Impression Pi: a mobile connected virtual reality headset

Impression PIAll of our devices are becoming interconnected, from gaming to entertainment to education. The Impression Pi is hoping to continue that trend with a mobile connected virtual reality headset that can be used for a multitude of customized purposes.

The prevalence of virtual reality headsets since the Oculus Rift hit the mainstream is startling. But many, while impressive, lack the interconnected capabilities that we have come to expect. Impression Pi is the latest to try and close that gap, offering a similar setup to the teased Microsoft HoloLens.

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Apple event hits hard with new MacBook, Apple Watch release date, and more

Apple WatchToday’s Apple Event was one of the most anticipated of the year, with plenty of speculation to go around. Now, we see that it was worth the wait with a few massive announcements that include the Apple Watch’s release date, a new MacBook, and the launch of Apple TV with exclusive HBO Now rights.

Apple Watch Coming To Store In April

Which brings us to the biggest news, and the most interesting since Apple released in iPad back in 2010: the Apple Watch. After months of speculation and rumors, it has been revealed that the Watch will hit shelves on April 24. It will be their first steps into the wearables game, a risky market that they have been carefully preparing for long past the release of competitive devices.

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NVIDIA expands eclectic product line SHIELD to include Android set top gaming box

Nvidia Shield Android Gaming STBIf you thought set top boxes were going the way of the Dodo, think again. NVIDIA has announced that they will be partnering with Google to create an Android based top set box with a focus on gaming.

It is from the SHIELD series, which has already released an eclectic collection of products related to gaming, a handheld console and a tablet.

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HTC and Valve Re Vive VR headset promises an epic experience

  • 02/03/2015 at 00:34 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Valve HTC Vive VRFor those who weren’t impressed with the HTC One M9, there is no doubt there will be more than a little thrill for their new virtual reality headset, the Re Vive, a partnership with Valve.

One upon a time, a commercial promising an incredible graphic experience would have been a huge letdown when the actual hardware was released. We all have memories of useless console accessories that barely worked in the minds of our younger years.

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Mobile World Congress 2015 Preview

MWC 2015Barcelona is once again playing host to the largest and most important mobile event of the year, the Mobile World Congress. Already, people are on the edge of their seats as we anticipate the year’s most crucial and interesting releases in the mobile market.

By its very nature, this event has plenty of surprises. Smaller producers, or even well known brands that have fallen from grace in recent years, can sweep in with some really cool tech. But there are some coming unveilings that are known, and much anticipated. A few have already been shown off. Let’s take a look.

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