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  • HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus and Acer will all ship VR headsets for your PC starting at $299

    HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus and Acer will all ship VR headsets for your PC starting at $299

    Microsoft is currently holding a press conference in New York. The company is focusing a lot on 3D and all sorts of realities, from augmented reality to virtual reality. As part of this big push, Microsoft announced that it is partnering with five different brands that will all ship VR headsets for the next Windows 10 update. Microsoft said that HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus and Acer are all working… Read More

  • Gaming features in Windows 10 Creator’s Update include native Beam streaming

    Gaming features in Windows 10 Creator’s Update include native Beam streaming

    Game Broadcasting for Windows 10 is coming, which brings built-in game streaming to the platform at the OS level. The tech for this is built using Beam, the TechCrunch Battlefield company acquired by Microsoft earlier this year. The Game Broadcasting tools provided by Beam incorporate interaction options for spectators, including the ability to make suggestions. On stage at the Windows… Read More

  • This is Microsoft’s Paint 3D for the Windows 10 Creator’s Update

    Microsoft has just announced Paint 3D, an update to its long-standing art creation program for Windows that makes it easy to create 3D art for everyone, according to the company. This includes a new destination for sharing creations called Remix 3D. Included in the update is a way to export 3D creations directly from Minecraft, too, and 3D print them if you have a printer. The update also… Read More

  • Microsoft’s 3D-focused Windows 10 Creators Update launches next spring

    Microsoft’s 3D-focused Windows 10 Creators Update launches next spring

    As advertised, this morning was all about Windows 10. The company kicked off the early morning conference by revealing an art-focused update to its operating system. Due out in spring of next year as a free upgrade, Windows Creators Update will be built around the company’s aggressive push into augmented and virtual reality, with a slate of 3D-focused tools. The unveiling naturally came… Read More

  • A 3D upgrade that could make you care about Microsoft Paint again

    A 3D upgrade that could make you care about Microsoft Paint again

    It’s hard to remember a time when Microsoft Paint wasn’t shorthand for something ham-handedly drawn on a free computer art program. And the while, the software giant has upgraded the app with some regularity in the 30+ plus years since it was first introduced along with Windows 1.0, it will take a lot of doing to remove its association with poorly crafted memes. It seems likely… Read More

  • Microsoft will introduce a new Surface device on October 26

    Microsoft will introduce a new Surface device on October 26

    On the 26th day of the 10th month of the year, Microsoft will be showcasing some big Windows 10 news at an event in New York City. The company just sent out invites, and while they don’t reveal a heck of a lot about what’s going down (just a lot of backwards text), we hear that the company will be launching a new Surface device at the event — exactly what remains to be… Read More