At Build 2015, Microsoft let the me try out HoloLens again but this time, it was a pre-production unit which offers a different experience than the dev units that the company used in January.
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Last week, Microsoft released a new build of Windows 10 and while there are several notable updates, in this post we will cover three minor features that have been added in build 10074.
Microsoft's Ignite conference for business professionals and enterprise customers is about to kick off. You can watch Satya Nadella's and Joe Belfiore's opening keynote live right here.
Microsoft is testing a new Lumia handset in India, which was spotted on import logs into the country. It's likely a new device that will be released alongside Windows 10 later this year.
Not only is the People Hub getting a revamp on Windows 10 but new backend capabilities are also being added, which will allows developers to better integrate and access their services across the OS.
After announcing support for Objective C at Build 2015, a Microsoft engineer mentioned the company is also working on a compiler for Swift in an effort to attract even more developers to Windows 10.
To help patients suffering with Alzheimer's disease, Samsung has developed a new app called Backup Memory. It aims to remind patients about the things they have forgotten, mainly about their family.
The favorite camera of many smartphone manufacturers, the Sony IMX214, has come into increasingly short supply, with reports that Sony is only able to fulfill 50% of the current orders.
A Microsoft General Manager has confirmed that the Lumia 640, announced a couple of months ago at Mobile World Congress, will be one of the first devices to get the Windows 10 update.
Samsung has a new advert out for the Galaxy S6 edge... and it feels rather familiar, with a British man providing the voiceover and various shots of the production line harking back to Apple's ads.
From far-out flagships and Indian delights, to Holo pursuits, TalkTalking nonsense, Building bridges and iPads that just won't fly, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Media Center is dead and that the company will not be updating the software with Windows 10; there is no direct replacement coming either.
New add-ins will allow you to schedule Uber ride reminders through Outlook as well as get ride options directly on Cortana's home menu when you need to get to an upcoming event.
'Remote S' is a new Apple Watch app that will allow Tesla Model S owners control of their vehicle. The app mimics the iOS app commands but is more convenient since it can be executed via the watch.
To celebrate the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron for Pinball FX2, we're giving away a code for a free download to one of our lucky readers, and no social media is required this time!
It's no secret that there are apps in the Google Play store that have malicious intent and with Microsoft's new app porting tools, the company is making sure these apps don't make the jump too.
With the one year anniversary of the release of the Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 approaching, rumors are surfacing that peg the Surface Pro 4's release date for mid-May.
Elon Musk says the problem with existing batteries is that "they suck", and Tesla's new Powerwall energy platform is the solution to an inefficient power system.
The specifications of two flagship Lumia devices, "Lumia Cityman" and "Lumia Talkman" have leaked online, both promising rather neat features. The devices are expected to launch later this year.
Microsoft has purchased the technology behind the Surface Pen, used in its latest Surface tablets, from N-trig - but contrary to an earlier rumor, it has not acquired the company in its entirety.
Weeks after saying the Z3 was "no longer available", T-Mobile has started selling it again - but it's still being sold with Android 4.4, and the carrier says its Lollipop update may be "months" away.
The Sims 4 players are reporting that their male characters are getting pregnant without alien interference, causing some hilarious scenes, such as male characters breastfeeding their babies.
It looks like some users of the Apple Watch are experiencing what the Internet is dubbing "Tattoogate". Apple's heart-rate monitor is having issues reading those that have tattoos around their wrist.
'Microsoft Edge' is the new name for the browser formerly known as Project Spartan - and now that you've had some time to get used to the revised branding, what do you think of the new name and logo?
Grooveshark has ceased operations to avoid paying up to $736m in damages to music labels for copyright violations, posting an apology on its site for 'failing to secure licenses from rights holders'.
Autodesk, the company behind Maya, has announced that it's planning to support Microsoft's upcoming HoloLens device. Models designed in Maya will show up seamlessly on HoloLens.
Microsoft has announced today at Build that the Insider program continues to be a big success with numerous people signing up to try out Windows 10. Almost 4 million users have signed up.
After making its latest OS version available for the Nexus Player last week, Google has now released factory images of Android 5.1.1 for the Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) Wi-Fi models, and the Nexus 10.
Microsoft has partnered with HP, Autodesk, and others to launch the 3MF Consortium, whose aim is to standardize and develop a robust file format to be used throughout the 3D printing industry.
Microsoft has started talking a bit more about DirectX 12 and its graphical capabilities that will be part of Windows 10. But an image is worth a thousand words so check out these amazing demos.
The Galaxy S6 Edge is unlike any other Samsung smartphone released and brings updated specs which include a Quad HD display, octa-core CPU, 16MP camera and dual wireless charging. Just how good is it?
Despite missing its own deadline for pushing out the Universal Office preview apps to phones, Microsoft is now saying that this will only be a short delay and that the apps are coming next week.
The Silverstone "Mammoth" MM01 is built for folks who want a robust case that can protect systems in harsh conditions. It's completely dust and spill-proof with a HEPA air filter and 87.7L capacity.
During Build 2015, Microsoft unveiled its new strategy to court iOS and Android developers to Windows. While the new tools seem fantastic, will it be enough to fix the app ecosystem issue on Windows?
Microsoft has released the complete SDK for the Microsoft Band fitness tracker which can utilize the wearable to its full potential on multiple platforms, including Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
Google was recently awarded a patent that makes use of the trackpad for inserting spaces using taps made in the spacebar area, effectively increasing the size of the trackpad on smaller keyboards.
Microsoft continues to refine its older-generation games and entertainment console by offering users a new update that brings support for 2TB external hard drives and better account controls.
Microsoft has announced at BUILD 2015 that Windows 10 for the PC will be released at a different time than the version for the phone and that Xbox One and Hololens will be separate releases too.
At Build 2015, Microsoft showed off a few design concepts for Windows 10 that shows the designs that inspired the version of Windows the company will release later this year.
Microsoft has created a new website that takes an old carnival game and attempts to use machine learning to guess your age; you can try it out right now.
Microsoft's Gabe Aul has confirmed that the next Windows 10 preview build for phones will support the Lumia 930 and Icon, "but it will take a little longer" before the new build is available.
Indian smartphone manufacturer, Micromax, has unveiled its first laptop-tablet hybrid device called the Canvas Laptab and will make it available for sale through Amazon starting May 6.
Valve is now allowing developers to ban players from their Steam games if they cheat or misbehave within a game. It's difficult to predict what kind of impact this will have on the service.
ZTE's Nubia Z9 has passed through TENAA, China's device certification authority, which listed key specs for the Android 5.0 handset, including a 3.5GHz octa-core processor and an astonishing 8GB RAM.
According to a new report, the Taptic Engine in the Apple Watch developed by a Chinese OEM wasn't up to the mark and is the prime reason for the delays in shipment of the wearable device.
Four months since launch, the Nokia N1 tablet has been launched in Taiwan, only the second country to get the device after China but the company is working on expanding to more markets soon.
Microsoft announced at Build 2015 that they will have one billion devices running Windows 10 in 2-3 years, but digging into the numbers, the achievement wouldn't be all that impressive.
In addition to a new desktop build, Microsoft has now released a Windows 10 preview for the Internet of Things to pave the way for new Arduino integration in your Windows Apps and more.
Mafia II and Castle Storm are among the free Games with Gold that Xbox users will be getting in May, on top of software updates for both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 consoles.