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A 3D Model Of Microsoft's HoloLens Is The Closest You Can Get For Now

As we all stop caring about 3D TVs, smartwatches and other recent tech fads, the attention now turns to head-worn interactive displays. And if you think Microsoft’s new HoloLens has what it takes to challenge the Oculus Rift, here’s your chance to look over the hardware — at least a 3D interactive model of it — courtesy of the folks at Sketchfab.


Windows 10's Coolest Features In Five Animated GIFs

Microsoft put out the first Windows 10 preview right after its first big announcement. But now — following all of Wednesday’s chaos — there’s a new one. Here are some of its most notable features in GIF form.


An Illustrated Guide To Why Windows 10 Actually Impressed Me

Here is a tablet. A Surface Pro 3, to be exact. I’ve never really wanted a Surface Pro 3, but Windows 10 is making me reconsider. Let me show you why.


Windows RT Is Finally, Mercifully Dead

This is a story I’ve always wanted to write. In the wake of Microsoft’s frankly excellent Windows 10 presentation yesterday, Redmond is finally killing off Windows RT. Hooray!


Windows 10's Big Step Back Is Actually A Huge Step Forward 

Microsoft has made mistakes. It knows this. But as the company proved today at its Windows 10 HOLOGRAPHIC GOGGLES launch event, it’s also not going to stop pushing user interface design into the future. It’s just getting smarter about it.


How NASA Plans To Explore Mars With Microsoft's Holographic Goggles

During Microsoft’s demo of its fascinating holographic headset HoloLens today, the company barely mentioned the coolest way it’s already using it: to develop software with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory that will let scientists explore and work on the Red Planet remotely.


Can Microsoft Make Faceputers Happen?

The next frontier of computing seems, fairly inevitably, the space directly in front of our eye holes. Never mind that Google Glass washed out (for now), or that Oculus Rift is still a niche within a niche. Our wrists are being colonised. Our faces are next. And Microsoft, of all the players, might be the conquistador.


I Can't Wait To Stream Xbox Games To My Laptop

At its big Windows 10 event today, Microsoft talked about its universal apps, Windows 10 for phones, and a big crazy Surface TV thing. But forget all that. You’re gonna be able to stream Xbox One games to any other device in your home that’s running Windows 10. That’s great and I can’t wait to try it.


Microsoft Project HoloLens Hands-On: Incredible, Amazing, Very Much In Beta

I just put Microsoft’s new holographic glasses on my face. It’s one of the most amazing and tantalising experiences I’ve ever had with a piece of technology.


Here's How Windows 10 Apps Will Run Across PCs, Tablets And Phones

Microsoft claims Windows 10 is the operating system that finally unifies all your computing devices. One OS to rule them all. What does that actually mean in practice?


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