‘Heavily redesigned’ Surface Pro 6, new HoloLens and more Microsoft products coming soon

Microsoft’s rumored 2018 and 2019 product roadmap includes everything from a mysterious Andromeda to a Surface Pro 6 and lower-cost HoloLens.

Google is the latest tech giant reportedly interested in betting big on AR

AR technology may well be the next big thing, as Google joins the likes of Apple and Samsung in reportedly working on a truly immersive, standalone headset.

Black Sharks swimming, black money against cancer | #PNWeekly 299

On this show, we dive into the mobile gaming scene where a new Black Shark has emerged from Xiaomi’s pool and how the wireless trade has poured money into twisting negative research on cancer links to radiation.

We could still see the Microsoft HoloLens 2 unveiled this year with built-in LTE and an ARM processor

Competition is about to heat up in the ultra-high-end mixed reality headset space, so the long-gestating Microsoft HoloLens 2 smartglasses could see daylight by the end of 2018 after all.

Microsoft unveils ultra-affordable, uncompromising Windows 10 laptops for schools

Microsoft still thinks it can beat Google in the classroom, marketing four new Windows 10 and Windows 10 S devices from Lenovo and JP as powerful alternatives for Chromebooks.

Magic Leap One goggles are coming next year to AR ‘creators’ and devs

The Magic Leap One augmented reality system consists of oversized goggles, a “Lightpack” brain and handheld controller, shipping to devs in 2018.

Microsoft HoloLens spreads to workers and businesses in 29 additional European markets

The wildly expensive, business-focused Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality headset is now available in a grand total of 39 countries around the world.

Microsoft reportedly thinks the world can wait until 2019 for an upgraded HoloLens

Don’t hold your breath for a HoloLens v2 announcement this year or the next, rumor has it, as Microsoft takes its time to develop something big.

If VR is the next major computing platform, where does that leave mobile?

If you listen to some tech leaders, like Mark Zuckerberg for example,…

Lenovo is the first to offer a few details on an affordable Windows Holographic VR headset

Lenovo is perhaps the biggest company gearing up to launch a sub-$400 Windows Holographic-powered VR headset, and this is how it’s going to look.

Unfazed by the Google Glass flop, Apple is reportedly considering its own AR smart glasses

Are smart glasses DOA after Google’s resounding failure to get one such prototype off the ground? Apple may not think so, according to reports.

Microsoft will detail affordable third-party VR headsets in December

There are five Windows Holographic-based VR headsets coming from Microsoft partners next year, and we’ll hear more about them this December.

That Daydream-separate Google VR headset is reportedly ‘advancing’ quite rapidly

A standalone, all-in-one Google VR headset with no Daydream connection could be right around the corner, and details are starting to surface.

Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition spreads its wings to six new countries

It may not be ready to go commercial yet, but the mixed reality Microsoft HoloLens headset can now be purchased by devs in eight countries.

You may soon be able to use Windows 10 on your Vive or Rift

Microsoft’s working on getting Windows 10 to work on augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality & your reality. And it’s showing off its work so far.

HoloLens and the HP Elite x3 may have AR in common

The HP Elite x3 is a powerful Windows 10 Mobile phone intended for enterprise users, but it doesn’t have the hardware needed for AR baked-in.

It’s now easier than ever to buy a Microsoft HoloLens (but still wildly expensive)

The Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition is still prohibitively priced, at $3,000 a pop, but at least it’s widely available now in North America.

Other people at Google making VR platform that’s not Daydream

Daydream is still happening, but it seems that insiders in Mountain View are saying that another standalone augmented reality headset is also still a go.

Microsoft HoloLens shipments on their way now! Or next week …

One pre-orderer took to Twitter to say that his HoloLens shipment has been confirmed. But Microsoft makes sure we know that it’s not so fast.

Microsoft HoloLens Actiongram app enables mixed reality ‘storytelling’

One of the first HoloLens “experiences” detailed by Microsoft ahead of the AR headset’s release is called Actiongram, and it’s a movie maker with a twist.

HTC Vive pre-orders are live – so which VR headset are you buying? (Poll)

We want to hear from you in our VR headset poll: are you an Oculus man, a Vive lady, or a HoloLens dev?

Microsoft opens HoloLens developer pre-orders as new hardware details arrive

Developer Microsoft HoloLens pre-orders open for $3000, with headsets arriving March 30.

Future Microsoft wearables may offer live food nutrition information

A patent application recently published by the USPTO reveals ongoing work on Microsoft wearables with live food nutrition feedback features.

Microsoft envisions the immersive future of football with awesome HoloLens concept video

If you had trouble visualizing a realistic, practical use case for Microsoft’s HoloLens headset, this NFL concept video will paint a stunning picture.

HTC Vive Pre vs. HoloLens: through the eyes of a tech guy and the lens of future tech

With two really great headsets on their way to the public, we had to pit the HTC Vive Pre vs. HoloLens in a head to head matchup. Who holds the advantage?