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Monday, 22 Jun 2015

Microsoft overhauls Bing with sleek new video search capabilities

Microsoft overhauls Bing with sleek new video search capabilities

Microsoft wants to make Bing your go-to search platform for video with an updated video search function that includes visually rich results pages and a video preview feature.

Thursday, 18 Jun 2015

Sony comments on PS4 backwards compatibility

Sony comments on PS4 backwards compatibility

With Microsoft's Xbox One gaining the ability to play supported Xbox 360 games, one wonders then if Sony has similar plans for in store for the PS4.

Intel acquires wearable technology company Recon Instruments for US$175 million

Intel acquires wearable technology company Recon Instruments for US$175 million

Intel has just confirmed that it has acquired Vancouver-based wearable technology display company Recon Instruments for US$175 million.

Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015

Nokia ex-CEO Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft

Nokia ex-CEO Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent out an internal memo announcing the stepping down of Stephen Elop.

LG to license and pay royalties for 2G, 3G and 4G patents from Nokia Technologies

LG to license and pay royalties for 2G, 3G and 4G patents from Nokia Technologies

LG Electronics has agreed on a royalty-bearing smartphone patent licensing with Nokia Technologies where the Korean company will license 2G, 3G and 4G patents.

Microsoft has Halo on the HoloLens

Microsoft has Halo on the HoloLens

Microsoft might be a bit shy when saying what games might be coming to the HoloLens other than Minecraft, but that isn't stopping it from using the HoloLens to promote Halo 5.

Monday, 15 Jun 2015

Alibaba to launch video streaming service soon, wants to be like HBO and Netlflix

Alibaba to launch video streaming service soon, wants to be like HBO and Netlflix

Alibaba has just announced that it plans to launch its own video streaming service within the next two months, with the goal of becoming like what HBO and Netflix are in the United States.

Freedman chair could cure your back pain

Freedman chair could cure your back pain

As we reported back in 2013, "There’s been plenty of research done that shows that sitting down for long periods destroys you. Quite literally." That problem may soon be a thing of the past though with the launch of the Freedman chair, the world’s first chair that replicates standing posture while sitting.

Friday, 12 Jun 2015

Oculus unveils final Rift design, reveals partnership with Microsoft’s Xbox

Oculus unveils final Rift design, reveals partnership with Microsoft’s Xbox

Oculus has outed the final design of its Rift virtual reality headset at a press event in San Francisco. Also unveiled was a partnership with Microsoft to bundle an Xbox One wireless controller with the Rift, and Oculus Touch, a pair of futuristic-looking controllers for more advanced VR experiences.

Thursday, 11 Jun 2015

Twitch announces private message function in chat called Whisper

Twitch announces private message function in chat called Whisper

Twitch has rolled out a private message function called Whisper that lets viewers and streamers alike chat with friends and subscribers across the entire platform.

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