Category Archives: Windows

  • Here’s why the network keeps going down and how to fix it

    GiffGaff customers across the UK are being warned to expect minor disruption to their services as the company rolls out upgrades across the network. The planned downtime is to allow GiffGaff to improve its data services and only data services will be affected. The rest of the network (calls and texts) will continue to operate […]

  • Facebook is rumoured to be building a smart speaker, but who’s it really for?

    Facebook – following in the footsteps of Amazon, Google and Apple – is rumoured to be building its own smart home device with a built in touchscreen and speaker. Rumours first started circulating after DigiTimes reported that sources from the “upstream supply chain” had claimed that Chinese iPhone manufacturer Pegatron had started work on the device. A small pilot run of the Facebook-developed […]

  • LiveLike will now let you watch sports with your Facebook friends in VR

    LiveLike, the service that partners with sports broadcasters to create and host their VR viewing experiences, is going social. As a refresher, LiveLike’s VR experience is a “virtual suite” overlooking the field, where you can select different camera angles, look around the suite, view pre-produced content, etc. We’ve looked at the experience before, and think […]

  • Hear how Houzz’s Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen built a $4B company at Disrupt SF

    Teamwork makes the dream work, as the saying goes. And in the case of Houzz, the founding team of Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen have made that dream work in spades. The husband-and-wife duo has built a massive startup out of what started as a online look book for their own home improvement project in […]

  • Amazon’s Alexa passes 15,000 skills, up from 10,000 in February

    Amazon’s Alexa voice platform has now passed 15,000 skills — the voice-powered apps that run on devices like the Echo speaker, Echo Dot, newer Echo Show and others. The figure is up from the 10,000 skills Amazon officially announced back in February, which had then represented a 3x increase from September. The new 15,000 figure […]

  • First 167 Cars For ‘Forza Motorsport 7’ Revealed (Updated)

    Back at E3, Turn 10 Studios bragged about the list of playable cars within the upcoming Forza Motorsport 7, specifically that it will include the largest collection of Porsches, Ferraris, and Lamborghini models within a single racing game. In order to get fans excited, Turn 10 released a portion of the game’s car lineup today, and it does […]

  • Threadripper Competition Emerges As Intel Lets Core i9-7920X Details Slip

    The Intel versus AMD battle is becoming more pitched. AMD is placing pressure on Intel with its new high-end desktop Threadripper models while also squeezing the low end of the market with the forthcoming Ryzen 3 models. Intel has its Core i9-7920X, the 12-core model in the Skylake-X lineup, waiting in the wings to challenge AMD’s Threadripper, but […]

  • ‘Marvel Powers United VR,’ Hands-On

    Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? Do you imagine slicing your enemies to shreds with adamantium claws, or crushing them with a mythical hammer, or blasting them away with optic lasers? We do! Unfortunately, none of us are speedsters, super soldiers, or billionaire-playboy-philanthropists (at least, not that we know of). The next best […]

  • Fujitsu’s ‘DLU’ AI Processor Promises 10x The Performance Of ‘The Competition’

    Fujitsu announced the development of an AI processor it refers to as a Deep Learning Unit (DLU). In addition to the company’s plans to build an AI supercomputer with 24 Nvidia DGX-1 systems, Fujitsu also plans to produce an AI processor delivering more than ten times the performance per watt than the competition by 2018. The […]

  • ‘Archangel’ Now Available For PSVR, New Game Trailer Debuts

    Who hasn’t left “Pacific Rim” or “Voltron” with the desire to control a giant robot in a pitched battle for the sake of mankind? Skydance Interactive seems to think the answer is “nobody,” because it released a new trailer for Archangel, an upcoming VR game that lets you pilot a war machine. “War machine” might be […]

  • Google Fiber chief steps down after five months in the job

    Google Fiber’s chief executive officer Gregory McCray has stepped down after only five months in the role. Google’s parent company Alphabet is on the hunt for a replacement, but as McCray was only hired back in February, the company may have been left flat-footed in the search for a stable chief to oversee the high-speed […]

  • Game of Underprovisioning takes out Foxtel and HBO

    The high number of viewers trying to watch Game of Thrones’ seventh season premiere caused global outages of streaming services from HBO and Foxtel. Customers tuning into Foxtel’s streaming service Foxtel Now on Monday night to watch the season premiere were, instead, met with an error message. According to InternetOutages, complaints against Foxtel started at around […]