Good morning! It’s a busy world out there. All The News You Missed Over The Weekend gives you a guide to everything techy that happened while you were sleeping, or relaxing, or partying.
Microsoft: Windows 10 To Be The Only Supported OS On Modern CPUs
It’s been a long time since we’ve had to worry about CPU / OS incompatibilities. In fact, the last time it was an issue was the shift from x86 to x64, but that was largely transparent to consumers thanks to AMD and its x86-64 specification, which was later adopted by Intel. Now, with Windows 7 having just entered its extended support phase, Microsoft has taken the opportunity to drop the news that only Windows 10 will be supported on upcoming CPUs.
2008’s Cloverfield Is Getting A Sequel. Here’s The Trailer
Yeah, Cloverfield came out all the way back in 2008. It doesn’t feel that long ago, but the records don’t lie. Some might think that’s a little too long to wait for a sequel, but maybe we’re ready for another flick full of shaky-cam jump scares.
The Case Of The So-Called Alien Megastructure Just Got Weirder
It’s probably not aliens. Seriously guys, it’s very, very unlikely that it’s aliens. But the weird, flickering star known as KIC 8462852 still isn’t sitting right with astronomers. In fact, it just got a lot weirder.
This Is The First Flower Grown In Space
The first flowers to ever grow in space are blooming on the International Space Station today. Despite fears of over-watering, the crew coaxed the zinnias into a burst of colour in their zero-g vegetable garden.
Fujifilm X-Pro2: Fuji’s Top Mirrorless Shooter Returns With Fury
Even four years later, Fujifilm’s X-Pro1 interchangeable-lens camera stands on its own in the world of mirrorless shooters. It’s an uncompromising, no-bullshit serious photographer camera for arty types who “want to take their time with it”. What then, will people say about its newly introduced successor, the X-Pro2?