Microsoft might be building its own version of the Apple M1 chip for Surface

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A recent job posting suggests that Microsoft could be developing its own M1 competitor for next-gen Surface devices, but it's too soon to say for sure. Computing News Apple Intel Microsoft Microsoft Surface

Apple MacBook Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 7

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Apple's MacBook Pro and Microsoft's Surface Pro 7 are two of the best laptops you can buy. Apple Computing macbook pro Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Tier 4 versusBut which one is right for you? We compare the two so you can decide.

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Microsoft Hires Apple 5G Chief To Develop New HoloLens And AI Products

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Now Caballero has joined Microsoft, his LinkedIn page confirms (via Bloomberg ), and his new role could be significant: He left Apple during its 5G modem development drama, and is likely to bring significant cellular and related wireless expertise to his new employer.

Apple M1 MacBooks vs Microsoft Surface Pro X: Which company does ARM best?

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Pinning the greatest from Apple against the greatest from Microsoft. Apple Buying Guides Computing alarm.com Apple November 2020 Event MacBook Microsoft surface

Apple MacBook Air vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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Apple updated its MacBook Air, bringing improved specs to a stunningly thin design, but does it have what it takes to compete with Microsoft's Surface Pro 6? Computing Apple macbook pro Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Tier 4

Microsoft expands cloud gaming to Apple devices and Windows 10 PCs

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Microsoft has announced that more people than ever will be able to experience Xbox Cloud Gaming across a variety of devices. Gaming Apple Microsoft xbox xbox cloud gaming Xbox Series X

Microsoft CEO would ‘welcome’ iMessage on Windows

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In a recent video interview, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella listed iMessage as one example of Apple features that his company would invite onto Windows. Apple Computing Mobile iMessage Microsoft Satya Nadella Windows 11

Our First Look At Microsoft HoloLens 2

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Microsoft debuts their latest mixed reality device at Mobile World Conference 2019. Over these past three and a half years, Microsoft has been listening to their customers, claims HoloLens inventor and Microsoft Technical Fellow Alex Kipman as he took his turn on stage. With the HoloLens 2, Microsoft has made what appears to be a more consumer-friendly device than its original predecessor – although the company themselves dare not utter the “c-word” just yet.

Microsoft backs Epic in dispute with Apple, says Unreal Engine is critical tech

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Gaming News Apple breaking twitter Epic Games Microsoft Unreal EngineA court filing says the banning the engine will 'harm game creators and gamers'.

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Windows 11 Is the Overhaul Microsoft Needed

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Today Microsoft announced the next big chapter for its ubiquitous operating system: Windows 11 is here, and while there’s some awkwardness to work out (specifically in the way Microsoft is handling Android app integration), Windows 11 feels like the big facelift Microsoft really needed.

What Microsoft can learn from Apple’s Mac on ARM transition

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Microsoft has a lot to learn from Apple switching to ARM Macs. Computing Opinion Apple breaking Mac OS MacBook Microsoft surface

Apple MacBook Air, Microsoft Surface Pro 7 prices slashed — save up to $310

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Save over $300 on the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 and $50 on the Apple MacBook Air right now. Apple Computing Deals Mobile Amazon 2020 Apple MacBook Air Best Buy 2020 BTS 2020 Microsoft Surface Pro 7

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go vs. Apple MacBook Air: Which is the better buy?

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Microsoft just launched the 12.5 inch Surface Laptop Go, and it now competes with Apple's MacBook Air. Computing Apple Microsoft surface Surface Laptop Surface Laptop GoWe compare the design, specs, and portability.

Microsoft's Surface Laptop Studio Does It All

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Even among 2-in-1s, Microsoft’s Surface Book was kind of a unicorn. You can open up its wings and use it like a typical laptop, but then with the push of a button, its screen can detach and fly away, becoming a standalone tablet floating through the wind.

What to Expect From Microsoft's Windows 11 Event

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It’s about time Microsoft introduced something new, and we’re pretty sure that what’s on the way is a new version of Windows. Specifically, we expect to see Windows 11, because Windows 10X has all but kicked the bucket before it even had a chance. Read more.

Microsoft’s Social Service AltspaceVR Pilots Mac Version

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Microsoft is piloting Mac OS support for its social service AltspaceVR. Microsoft is careful to note that some features and events aren’t supported on Mac OS, including Microsoft-linked accounts.

Microsoft Memorializes Clippy by Making It an Emoji

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Clippy, the hero of Microsoft Office, is now an emoji. Read more.

Today’s Best Tech Deals: Apple Watch, Dell XPS 13, Microsoft Surface Pro

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Get the Blink XT2 security camera, Apple Watch Series 3, AirPods Pro, iPad Mini, Microsoft Surface Pro 7, 70-inch LG UN7070 4K TV, Dell XPS 13, and Samsung Galaxy S20 on sale.

Microsoft backs Epic Games, says Apple is threatening game development

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Microsoft has inserted itself into the ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Epic Games, and the Xbox company is lining up behind the Unreal Engine. Epic confirmed on Monday that Apple will cut the company off from iOS and MacOS development tools on Aug.

Apple Is Denying Consumers Cloud Gaming, Microsoft Claims

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Microsoft has stopped mincing words, and in a statement shared with Gizmodo, claims that Apple is entirely to blame for the lack of cloud gaming apps and subscription services on iOS. project xcloud microsoft project xcloud cloud gaming apple antitrust

Microsoft's New Surface Laptop Studio Is Basically a 3-in-1 Windows 11 Machine

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Microsoft’s Surface Laptop Studio is not your standard laptop. The company’s latest convertible can be used as a regular laptop or placed flat on a table like a tablet for drawing and writing.

HoloLens 2 Now Shipping, Microsoft Announces

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HoloLens 2, Microsoft’s second enterprise-level AR headset, is now shipping. Rumors also continue to persist about a possible Apple AR headset to release in the years ahead. The post HoloLens 2 Now Shipping, Microsoft Announces appeared first on UploadVR. AR Microsoft VR Industry News ar AR headset HoloLens HoloLens 2 HoloLens 2 AR microsoft top storiesHoloLens 2 was introduced at Mobile World Congress earlier in the year.

Apple iPad 10.2, Microsoft Surface Go prices slashed in time for 4th of July

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Two of the best tablets right now, the Apple iPad 10.2 and Microsoft Surface Go, are on sale at Amazon before the 4th of July. Apple Deals Mobile 4th of July 2020 Apple iPad 10.2 iPad deals microsoft surface deals microsoft surface go tablet deals

Microsoft’s decision to shutter its retail stores is a mistake

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Taking a cue from Apple, Microsoft had the concept of modern retail experience almost perfect. Computing Opinion Coronavirus microsoft store Microsoft StoresSo why give up?

Interview with Robert Scoble about Oculus Quest 2, Apple Glasses and more!

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He has a very interesting working story, having worked for great companies like Microsoft and Fast Company. In the interview with me, he talked about many topics, like the rumors he heard on Apple Glasses, on the Oculus Quest 2 , the America vs China war, XR entrepreneurship, Tesla, and more!

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Community Download: Are Oculus and HTC The Apple and Microsoft of VR?

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For every Nintendo there is a Sega and for every Apple there is a Microsoft. Our big question today is this: when it comes to VR, are Oculus and HTC the respective Apple and Microsoft of the industry? Oculus/Apple . The similarities between Oculus and Apple begin with a shared interest in controlled content. The “It just works” attitude that Apple has made so famous is clearly in the DNA of Oculus as well. HTC/Microsoft .

Microsoft ‘Absolutely’ Working On Consumer HoloLens – ‘It’s A Very Important Part Of Our Strategy’

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Microsoft reconfirmed it is “absolutely” working on a “consumer journey” for its HoloLens AR headset, even if that’s some ways off.

The Microsoft Store for Windows 10 Is Reportedly Getting a Major Overhaul

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Microsoft is reportedly reworking its entire Store app in Windows 10, including policy changes for developers and making the UI easier to navigate.

Microsoft's new Surface Pro 7 ad hits Apple's MacBook Pro where it really hurts

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In 2021, Microsoft woke up and chose brutal honesty. In its latest ad for the Surface Pro 7 (by way of MS Power User ), the company spent 30 seconds listing all the ways it believes the 2-in-1 laptop is better than Apple's MacBook Pro. Apple Microsoft Macbook Pro Surface Pro Tech

Microsoft Announces Release Date For Minecraft Earth AR Sandbox Mobile Game

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Thankfully, our wishes were finally granted yesterday as Microsoft revealed that early access would begin rolling out to various countries beginning next month , with plans for global compatibility by the end of the year. . Image Credit: Apple. Image Credit: Microsoft, Mojang. Feature Image Credit: Microsoft, Mojang. The post Microsoft Announces Release Date For Minecraft Earth AR Sandbox Mobile Game appeared first on VRScout.

Not an Apple fan? Try the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 — it's over $400 off.

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SAVE $424.05: The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is a great alternative for those who aren't Apple OS fans, and as of May 8, it's over $400 off at Amazon. Apple this, Apple that. More about Laptops , Microsoft Surface , Mashable Shopping , Tech , and Work Life.

Microsoft Just Became the Second Company to Reach a $2 Trillion Market Value

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Microsoft has officially joined the $2 trillion club. microsoft hilary frisch business finance apple cloud computing satya nadella market capitalization american brands technology internet apple inc technology companies saudi aramco amazon computing cloud infrastructure alphabet inc

Save on Apple MacBook Air, Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 at Amazon for Black Friday

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Snap up the stylish MacBook Air or Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 for less this Black Friday at Amazon. Computing Deals Amazon 2020 Apple MacBook Air Black Friday 2020 Laptop laptop deals microsoft surface laptop 3

Apparently Microsoft Wants to Design Its Own ARM Chips

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Seems like Microsoft isn’t going to sit back and let Apple take all the glory with its new M1 processor. According to The Verge (via Bloomberg News ), Microsoft is reportedly designing its own ARM processor for its Azure cloud servers and possibly even a future Surface device.

Microsoft Joins OpenXR, Becoming a Decisive Backer in the Open, Royalty-free VR/AR Standard

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Khronos Group , the consortium behind the OpenXR project which aims to standardize the way applications communicate with AR and VR headsets, just added Microsoft to its ranks. Among its count of members, the OpenXR working group consisted of nearly every major player in the industry except Microsoft until now. Up until now, it wasn’t clear which way Microsoft was headed. Microsoft Microsoft VR News Bits OpenXR khronos microsoft microsoft vr microsoft xr openar openvr

Xbox Series X controller support is coming to Apple devices in future update

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Apple says its currently working with Microsoft to bring Xbox Series X controller support to its devices. Gaming Apple Microsoft Xbox Series X

For Once, Microsoft Got The Jump On Google and Apple with HoloLens — Will It Last?

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In terms of the enterprise market, that pie will be smaller, but will lean even more heavily toward AR and MR. Currently, at the forefront of the MR revolution is the Microsoft HoloLens. Microsoft has uncharacteristically been early to market in this sector, with the HoloLens dominating almost all coverage of actual deployments of the technology. Tagged with: microsoft Facebook Twitter Reddit More. AR microsoft