Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is spreading out, with the Windows tablet set to launch in a further 25 markets as of August 28th. Currently available only in the US and Japan, the expanded launch will mean the computer is also available in the UK, China, and many parts of mainland Europe.
This week the folks at MSI normally pushing some of the nicest looking gaming laptops on the market have revealed their newest notebook workstation. This device goes by the name WS60 and is the "thinnest and lightest workstation ever." Inside you’ll find NVIDIA Quadro K2100M 3D graphics and Thunderbolt 2 port for 4K and 3D video output.
The return of the Surface Pro means heftier processors and more refined hardware around the edges, and this week new store availability. Both the Intel Core i3 and Intel Core i7 versions of the Surface Pro 3 will become available immediately if not soon in the United States and Canada. This week’s release will appear at Best Buy, Tiger Direct, Staples, and a variety of other major brand stores.
This isn’t a bad memory of Diablo III. You’re not going to be trading your items for real cash in a market on Titanfall’s newest update (Update 5). Instead it’s a simple system in which you’re able to sell Burn Cards for credits and spend credits on Burn Card Packs and other oddities. It’s actually kind of neat.
This week one of the most prolific makers of custom gaming PCs, Maingear, has let loose the Spark. This device weighs less than a pound and is 2.34 inches tall, 4.23 inches deep, and 4.5 inches wide. That’s a palm-sized high-powered PC.
Tablet sales "are crashing" Best Buy's CEO has warned, describing a resurgence in laptops he ascribes to users stumbling across the limits of the "post-PC" revolution. The ominous news comes on the heels of Apple recording a drop in iPad sales in the most recent quarter, while tablet demand as a whole has dropped across the industry. According to the retail chief Hubert Joly, that's a problem the tablet makers still haven't addressed.
Uber wants to tote you about town, and have been rolling out to various cities nationwide. If you had a Windows Phone, though — you were left to the mobile web version of Uber, which just wasn’t as good as any native app. The ride-sharing company has fixed that, though, and are announcing their Windows Phone app.
If you're a dedicated Chrome user and have noticed your Windows laptop plunging into an earlier death than normal, then you may very well blame a "feature" that was introduced way back in 2010. Though that feature made sense in a day and age when browser plugins, Java applets, and Flash dominated the Web, Chrome's high-performance system tweaking has now become a liability that Google doesn't seem to be keen on addressing quickly.