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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Mixed Reality Headsets to Launch on October 17

At its keynote hour at IFA 2017 trade show, Microsoft said Friday it will start rolling out Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on October 17, delivering the third major update at no charge since the company moved its operating system to a service model. Announced earlier this year at the developer BUILD conference, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brings several new functionalities to the… Read More »

Lenovo at IFA 2017: Yoga 920, Yoga 720, Miix 520, Explorer Mixed Reality Headset, Home Assistant Pack Launched

At IFA 2017 in Berlin, Lenovo took to stage on Thursday to launch a slew of products in its Yoga and Miix range of convertibles, apart from unveiling its mixed reality headset and a smart speaker. The Chinese company launched Yoga 920 and Yoga 720 2-in-1 convertible laptops, the Miix 520 detachable 2-in-1, Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality headset, and an Amazon Echo-like… Read More »

Computex 2017: Microsoft Details Asus, Dell, Lenovo Mixed Reality Headsets

We’ve known since last year’s Computex that Microsoft is working on mixed reality (MR) devices and has been over the year joined hands with HP, Acer, Dell, Asus, and Lenovo for headsets. Windows 10 VR headsets from HP and Acer have already been spoken of in the past and Microsoft in March made developer kits from these companies… Read More »

Microsoft to Start Shipping Windows Mixed Reality Development Kits in March

  At Game Developers Conference, Microsoft has announced that the company will start shipping development kits for Windows Mixed Reality (earlier called Windows Holographic) this month itself. Interestingly, the Redmond-based company will be bundling its developer edition headsets (created in collaboration with Acer) along with the development kit. Further, the company has announced that mixed reality experiences will… Read More »

Intel may make chips specially for mixed reality headsets

Intel believes untethered headsets could be a new class of PCs in the future, and the company may develop chips dedicated to those devices. The chipmaker previewed its virtual and augmented reality plans last month with Project Alloy, a Microsoft HoloLens-type headset that can mix images from real and virtual worlds. Project Alloy will be available for PC… Read More »

Oil inches up after mixed IEA report ahead of Doha meeting

Oil prices rose slightly on Thursday in choppy trade as the market processed a mixed report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and skepticism that an upcoming meeting of major producers would do much to tighten the supply demand balance. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were up 17 cents at $44.35 a barrel by 12:20 p.m. EST (1620 GMT).… Read More »

‘The economy is sending mixed signals. That is the truth’

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, bottom, left, tells Shekhar Gupta on NDTV’s weekly show Walk The Talk why it is now difficult to do a repeat of 1991. It is one thing to be the chief economic advisor. Do governments take anybody’s advice? Oh, absolutely, I am pleasantly surprised by how much opportunity has been afforded to me.… Read More »