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It's time for our quarterly look at the laptop market. For Q3 we're in the midst of laptop updates, launches, and refreshes coordinated around the launch of Intel's 10th generation Core processors. While Intel's mixed-architecture strategy does make things a bit more confusing, at the end of the day every updated laptop is getting a boost to its CPU and GPU performance going into the fall.

Hot Chips 31 Live Blogs: Microsoft Hololens 2.0 Silicon

The final presentation of Hot Chips 31 is from Microsoft, who will be lifting the lid of the silicon behind its HoloLens 2.0 product.

4 by Dr. Ian Cutress 3 days ago

Intel and Microsoft to Continue Supporting Existing Huawei Notebooks

Ever since Huawei was placed on the United States’ Entity List – effectively banning them from receiving US technology – the fate of support for their existing products has...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/25/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Feature Focus: Light Themes And Sandboxes

This week, Microsoft officially rolled out the Windows 10 May 2019 Update to the world. However, due to some recurring issues over the last couple of updates, the company...

71 by Brett Howse on 5/24/2019

A New Approach To Updates: Windows 10 May 2019 Update Available Today

For those eager to get the latest and greatest production build of Windows 10; good news. For those who would rather watch from the sidelines until the kinks are...

44 by Brett Howse on 5/21/2019

Microsoft Build Day 1: Windows Subsystem For Linux Gets More Linux

Today at Microsoft’s Build developer conference, the Redmond company announced some major changes to the Windows Subsystem for Linux, as well as some improvements to Windows 10 command line...

53 by Brett Howse on 5/7/2019

Microsoft Announces Surface Hub 2S: 50-Inch for $9000

Microsoft has introduced its new family of Surface Hub collaboration devices designed for conference rooms. The new lineup includes an all-new 85-inch model for those who need larger screens...

19 by Anton Shilov on 4/18/2019

Microsoft’s Windows XP Finally Dead: Last Embedded Version Reaches EOL

Microsoft this week ended support for the very last Windows XP-based operating system, essentially marking the end of the platform and an era. Being one of the longest living...

22 by Anton Shilov on 4/11/2019

Firefox Beta for Native Windows on Snapdragon Now Available

This morning we received word that Qualcomm and Mozilla have succeeded in creating a native build of Firefox that is now available to Windows on Snapdragon users. The version...

5 by Ian Cutress on 4/11/2019

No Fooling: Microsoft Silently Updates Surface Book 2 13.5 With Quad-Core i5 Option

Microsoft is a bit of an enigma in the PC space. There is little doubt that they offer some stunning hardware, but after being the first PC maker to...

13 by Brett Howse on 4/1/2019

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 Review: Surface Essentials

Microsoft’s Surface lineup was created to bring a spark of innovation into the PC industry at a time where much of the competition was slow to change, and slow...

59 by Brett Howse on 3/28/2019

Microsoft at MWC 2019: HoloLens 2 and Azure Kinect

Today in Barcelona, Microsoft has unveiled some very interesting products, with Azure Kinect and HoloLens 2. Microsoft is trying to carve out a niche in the IoT world with...

7 by Brett Howse on 2/24/2019

The Microsoft Surface Go LTE Review: Unmatched Mobility

Microsoft’s Surface Pro lineup has been a design win for the company for several years now. The Surface Go was launched in July of 2018 as a lower-cost version...

81 by Brett Howse on 1/17/2019

Microsoft Announces Move to Chromium For The Edge Browser

Today Microsoft has officially announced it is going to abandon its EdgeHTML and Chakra scripting engines, and move to Chromium for their first-party web browser, Microsoft Edge. This is...

57 by Brett Howse on 12/6/2018

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (1809): Let's Try This Again

Back on October 2nd, Microsoft announced general availability for the latest update to Windows 10, the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The new naming is improved over what they’d...

88 by Brett Howse on 11/14/2018

Microsoft Releases Surface Go LTE

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched their lower cost, smaller Surface Go. With a display size of 10 inches, and weighing 1.15 lbs, or 515 grams, it’s a more portable...

22 by Brett Howse on 11/12/2018

896 Xeon Cores in One PC: Microsoft’s New x86 DataCenter Class Machines Running Windows

This week Microsoft released a new blog dedicated to the Windows Kernel internals. The purpose of the blog is to dive into the Kernel across a variety of architectures...

57 by Ian Cutress on 10/26/2018

The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Review: More Than A Color

Microsoft is in a bit of a unique place in the PC space compared to other manufacturers. Other than Apple, Microsoft is the only company that controls both the...

79 by Brett Howse on 10/16/2018

Paul Allen, Co-Founder of Microsoft, Passes Away

Paul Allen, the man who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, died on Monday, October 15, 2018. Mr. Allen left Microsoft in 1983, but remained in its Board of Directors...

11 by Anton Shilov on 10/15/2018

Hands-on with Surface 2018: Pro 6, Laptop 2, Studio 2, & Headphones

This week, Microsoft announced their 2018 Surface lineup at their October event, along with their semi-annual feature update to Windows 10. Afterwards, we had a chance to look and...

20 by Nate Oh on 10/4/2018

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