Facebook has slashed the price of the Oculus Rift for a second time, as part of its “Summer of Rift” sales season. The Oculus Rift and Touch controller are available for $399 and will remain at that price for six weeks. It is the second time Facebook has cut the price of the Oculus Rift […]
Microsoft is planning to turn Windows 10 PCs into smart home hubs in next major update, scheduled for September. According to internal documents seen by The Verge, HomeHub will support devices from Philips Hue, Nest, SmartThings, Insteon, and Wink. The update is aimed primarily at ‘kitchen-PCs’ that are used by all the family, and Microsoft […]
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The future of Microsoft rides on a huge, risky bet.