Windows 10 pop-up invades Japanese bill-boards
Published in News


Call Godzilla

Microsoft’s continued obsession with forcing users to upgrade to Windows 10 is starting to break things.

Microsoft puts Ubuntu on Windows
Published in News
Thursday, 31 March 2016 13:14

Microsoft puts Ubuntu on Windows


Hell has frozen over


Microsoft has announced a partnership with Canonical which means it is possible to install Canonical's Ubuntu on Windows 10.

Microsoft open sources its Chatbot software
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Thursday, 31 March 2016 12:51

Microsoft open sources its Chatbot software


Now you can make your own racist friend


Software giant Microsoft has open-sourced its chatbot framework allowing developers to build their own versions of  Redmond's disastrous Twitter bot experiment.

HoloLens might look cool but it overheats
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 12:29

HoloLens might look cool but it overheats


Microsoft still has work to do


Microsoft's HoloLens system is pretty cool, but unfortunately it could turn you into a flaming Michael Jackson, according to one developer.

Intel inside Samsung devices
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 12:56

Intel inside Samsung devices


Slowly edging its way back into mobile

Chipzilla famously missed the mobile boom, but it appears the outfit is slowly edging its way back. Not only is it counting Asus as its chum it seems to be making friends with Samsung.

Notebook makers look to servers to make up for lost cash
Published in Notebooks


Non-notebook lines way forward


ODMs are giving up on PCs in favour of non-notebook production lines and servers.

Microsoft Surface phone rumours
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 24 March 2016 14:05

Microsoft Surface phone rumours


Arriving by the end of the year

Details of Microsoft's coming Surface phone have started appearing on online and we did a quick shifty amongst them to find out what was the most likely. 

AI assistant turned fascist sex slave on Twitter
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You have to be careful what you learn from whom

Microsoft’s had a wizard idea about getting its AI robot to learn about humans from Twitter. The program was so good that it quickly turned into a conspiracy theorist, Hitler-loving, incest sex-promoting Trump supporter.

Microsoft in Skylake U-Turn
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Monday, 21 March 2016 14:49

Microsoft in Skylake U-Turn


Also broke Windows 10 Mobile promise

Software outfit Microsoft has U-turned over its decision to kill off support for Intel Skylake processors running Windows 7 and 8.1 next year.

Microsoft claims it is not auto upgrading Windows 10
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The system has not gone rogue

Microsoft has been getting a lot of stick for annoying its existing Windows users with upgrade requires for Windows 10. But some users have been complaining that the OS has gone rogue and started updating itself.