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Microsoft unveils new Xbox versions for holiday season
Published in Gaming


Two all-digital versions

Microsoft has officially announced three new versions of the Xbox Series X/S that will be launching this holiday season, two of which are all-digital versions. The lineup includes two new Xbox Series X models and the new 1TB Xbox Series S model.

Microsoft ready clean Mac’s out-of-date clock
Published in PC Hardware


New ARM Snapdragon X will make Macs look as dated as Stevenson’s rocket

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that while the fruity cargo cult Apple had done a splendid job on its latest Mac, it was going to be outdated by the new windows optimised laptops coming from Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung in the next four weeks.

Volish Recall worries Red Panda maker
Published in News
Thursday, 23 May 2024 11:42

Volish Recall worries Red Panda maker


Mozilla feels some things are best forgotten

Microsoft's Windows Recall feature is drawing controversy even before it has left the preview stage.

Qualcomm officially announces Snapdragon X Elite and Plus
Published in AI


20 systems, big OEMs, and available June 18

Snapdragon X Elite based on Oryon cores and Nuvia acquisition has finally reached its pinnacle moment. Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon X platform as a heart of a Copilot+ PC, OEM designs and availability a day before Microsoft Build. To sum it up, there will be seven major OEMs, with twenty systems in the first wave, available for preorder today, and shipping June 18.

Microsoft changes strategy on Call of Duty
Published in Gaming


Operation Reckless Vole

Software King of the World, Microsoft is planning a major shakeup of its videogame sales strategy by releasing the coming instalment of Call of Duty to its subscription service instead of the longtime, lucrative approach of only selling it a la carte.

AI threatens Microsoft’s green plans
Published in News
Thursday, 16 May 2024 09:47

AI threatens Microsoft’s green plans


Carbon footprint increased by 30 per cent

Microsoft's ambitious goal to be carbon-negative by 2030 is threatened by its expanding AI operations, which have increased its carbon footprint by 30 per cent since 2020.

Microsoft loses Cortana case
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 May 2024 11:25

Microsoft loses Cortana case


Must pay €224.07 million to IPA Technologies

A jury in Delaware just decided that the software king of the world, Microsoft, must fork over €224.07 million to IPA Technologies over some beef over patents with its Cortana virtual assistant.

Microsoft building a mobile app store
Published in Gaming
Friday, 10 May 2024 10:44

Microsoft building a mobile app store


Xbox related

Software king of the world, Microsoft, is planning to open a mobile app store to give Apple and Google a run for their money.

Microsoft makes changes to task manager
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 May 2024 09:43

Microsoft makes changes to task manager


RAM gets a rethink

Software King of the World Microsoft is shaking things up in the Task Manager world.

Microsoft is close to setting up its own commercial AI
Published in News


Vole wants to be free of Google and OpenAI

Software King of the World Microsoft, stirring up the AI pot with a whopping investment of more than €9.29 into OpenAI, is cooking up its own secret sauce: a spanking new AI model that's beefy enough to throw down the gauntlet to big dogs like Google, Anthropic, and even OpenAI.