HP and Lenovo discuss the wild side of laptops in 2021

  • January 12, 2021
Every CES, we can expect laptop makers like Dell, Lenovo, HP, Acer and ASUS to announce their latest products with the newest chipsets that Intel and AMD tend to announce at the show. But we can also usually anticipate the odd quirky PC here and ther…

HP’s leather-covered business laptop uses a Snapdragon CPU

  • January 11, 2021
It’s been more than two years since HP announced that it made a laptop out of leather, and based on our review the Spectre Folio was more than just a gimmick. It was the company’s take on the Always Connected PC category of thin and light laptops and…

Windows gaming pioneer Eric Engstrom dies at 55

  • December 13, 2020
The gaming world recently lost one of its most quietly influential figures. The Wall Street Journal has learned that Microsoft engineer Eric Engstrom died on December 1st at the age of 55 from complications following an injury. Engstrom, along with A…

Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft’s OS history

  • September 26, 2020
Microsoft is no stranger to Windows source code leaks, but a new incident might just provide insights into its history. Bleeping Computer and ZDNet report that a 4chan user has posted what’s believed to be source code for Windows XP Service Pack 1, W…

GIF search, voice typing and more are coming to Windows 10

  • September 3, 2020
Windows 10 is getting an integrated GIF search, improvements to voice typing and other new features, Microsoft Senior Program Manager Brandon LeBlanc wrote in a Windows blog post. All are currently in beta testing. The overall goal of the new feature…

Windows 95 turned 25 today

  • August 25, 2020
That’s right, 25 years ago Microsoft officially released Windows 95, an operating system that was far more consumer-focused and internet ready than its predecessors. It also licensed a Rolling Stones song to commemorate its new innovation, the Start…