Microsoft to only support Windows 10 on Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Bristol Ridge, Snapdragon 820
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Windows 7, 8, 8.1 updates for Skylake systems to end on July 17, 2017

In a rather authoritarian, sweeping effort to increase its worldwide Windows 10 install base, Microsoft has announced it will end support for operating systems older than Windows 10 on newer chipset platforms, including Intel’s Skylake, in a year and a half from now, and that Windows 10 will be the only supported Windows OS on new chipset platforms going forward in 2016.

Hands-on with HTC Vive headset and SteamVR demo at CES 2016
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Vive Pre developer unit impresses, but controllers may need some work

Perhaps one of the most anticipated and talked-about technology showcases at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas were the variety of virtual reality headsets offered from HTC, Oculus, Jaunt, Creative Labs, Leap Motion and others.

Keymouse named CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree
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Split hybrid ergonomic keyboard mouse combo, $399 to pre-order

Every January, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is a chance for new startups and established companies alike to demonstrate their very best efforts at disruptive consumer gadgets and products that they believe the world shouldn’t live without. This year has been no exception.

Cooler Master shows almost-ready MasterWatt 1200W and 1500w PSUs
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Smartphone app via Bluetooth 3.0 allows real-time diagnostic monitoring

A year ago at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Cooler Master unveiled two prototypes of its new flagship 80 Plus “Titanium” power supply units while they were still a work in progress. Today, the company is putting the finishing touches on a breakthrough new PSU series that gives IT professionals more control over real-time energy consumption data than ever before.

New Fallout 4 1.3 Beta update brings more Nvidia GameWorks to the game
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Nvidia FleX and HBAO+

Bethesda has released a new 1.3 Beta update for Fallout 4 fixing quite a few gameplay, quest and workshop fixes but also adds some new features including support for a few more Nvidia GameWorks effects, including Flex and HBAO+.

Seasonic launches new Prime series Titanium PSUs
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In 650W, 750W, 850W and 1000W versions

During CES 2016 show in Las Vegas, Seasonic has unveiled its new Prime power supply series that will be available in a couple of different versions, including high-end 80 Plus Titanium, Fanless as well as 80 Plus Platinum versions at various power outputs.

Lenovo announces new Thinkpad X1 Tablet at CES 2016
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Can turn into notebook, projector or 3D camera

There were plenty of notebooks and tablets at CES 2016 show but Lenovo's 12-inch ThinkPad X1 Tablet certainly caught our attention on the showfloor, promising to bring a business class tablet that can pretty much turn into three other devices with couple of add-on modules.

Apple’s Gatekeeper patch does not work
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Patch was just a Placebo

The Tame Apple Press did its best to tell the world that the fruity cargo cult Apple had fixed the Gatekeeper bug in its iOS software, however it looks like it is still broken and the patch was a placebo.

AMD is being propped up by consoles
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PS4 and Xbox One sold well over Christmas

AMD is expecting to see its bottom line boosted by good Xbox and PS4 sales over the recent holiday season. Both contain AMD's CPUs and GPUs.

MediaTek releases a SoC for Ultra HD Blu-rays
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MT8581 is shipping in 2016

MediaTek has shown Fudzilla its MT8581 –  a highly integrated multimedia system-on-chip for Ultra High Definition (4K) Blu-ray players.