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.
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.
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.
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.
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+.
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.
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.
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.