Microsoft Research deemed that Oculus lenses were not good enough for users to fully enjoy the Rift. That's why MSR designed new ones and shared the 3D-printable plans online for users and fans.
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I started writing about PCs after destroying a few of them and learning what everything does. Moved on to phones, tablets and everything else. Been doing this professionally since 2009. In other news the Lumia 930 is currently my favorite phone and Microsoft is the most exciting company in tech..at least this week.
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A study found that consumers preferred "unskewed" search results based on relevance instead of the ones Google displays, which promote its own services. The same study found Google was harming users.
Microsoft has one month left before it has to launch its brand new operating system. We want to hear your thoughts on how Windows 10 has fared and whether you think the OS will be ready in time.
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In a recent interview, a former head of Microsoft's Xbox division explained how he regretted not focusing on mobile technology and not creating the "Xphone", a game-oriented smartphone.
According to data from a recent survey, a large number of businesses are interested and looking to adopt Windows 10. If this is true, Microsoft could be in for a very big win with the new OS.
Working together with researchers in South Korea, Samsung has managed to create a battery that holds twice the charge that our regular ones do. The company did this by using graphene and silicon.
Microsoft released the latest preview build of its mobile OS last night, and despite many improvements it still features some major bugs and issues. Here's a list of what you can expect.
Your Xbox Games with Gold for July include some big titles, like "Gears of War 3," as well as an extra game for Xbox One users to celebrate the second anniversary of the Games with Gold program.
iPhone users on T-Mobile are seeing big problems with their handsets as the Apple devices have started to randomly freeze and display the blue screen of death, which is quickly followed by a restart.
Microsoft has released another game-inspired custom Xbox One. This time the company took inspiration from the Forza racing game. The new device offers 1 TB of storage and comes bundled with the game.
Samsung, through its driver and software update program, disabled Windows Update on numerous machines to "help your configuration settings". The move likely left users more vulnerable and less secure.
Microsoft's Cortana assistant will be finally learning better French before the end of the year and her new language skills will be put to good use once Windows 10 Mobile launches in France.
Google and one of its startups is looking to give cities around the world free Wi-Fi by imitating a project that recently took place in New York, called LinkNYC. The service would be paid for by ads.
The latest preview version of Windows 10 seemingly suffered from a bug in some circumstances, that made searching for new builds impossible. This has now been fixed with a patch.