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Windows is getting a face-lift in 2020, but you can get a sneak peek right now

February 16, 2019

Microsoft is stretching the lead time for future updates to its flagship Windows operating system by quite some margin, giving Insiders the chance to test out  in early 2019 one of the updates planned for a 2020 release. Microsoft is currently testing its April 2019 update for Windows 10, and hasn’t yet opened up its late-2019 update to […]

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AMD launches world’s first 7nm gaming GPU ‘Radeon VII’ in India

February 8, 2019

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has made its 7nm Radeon VII graphics card available in India, as it aims to bolster the demand for high-end GPUs among computer gamers and content creators. The Radeon VII is priced at Rs 54,990 (excluding GPU) and will start shipping from February 7.  Radeon VII was launched earlier this month at the […]

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One billion gaming tweets recorded in 2018; PUBG and Fortnite also make a mark, says Twitter

January 28, 2019

The most tweeted about was the role-playing mobile game Fate/Grand Order while battle games like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) also making it big in the list. Image credit: Twitter/ Flickr San Francisco: Micro-blogging site Twitter has recorded 1 billion gaming tweets from people around the world discussing game titles and cheering on their favourite esports […]

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Is It Time to Rewrite the Operating System in Rust?

January 20, 2019

Summary Bryan Cantrill explores Rust, explains why it has captured the imagination of so many systems software engineers, and outlines where it might best fit in the deep stack of operating system software. Bio Bryan Cantrill is the CTO at Joyent, where he oversees worldwide development of the SmartOS and SmartDataCenter platforms. Prior to joining […]

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Is It Time to Rewrite the Operating System in Rust?

January 18, 2019

Summary Bryan Cantrill explores Rust, explains why it has captured the imagination of so many systems software engineers, and outlines where it might best fit in the deep stack of operating system software. Bio Bryan Cantrill is the CTO at Joyent, where he oversees worldwide development of the SmartOS and SmartDataCenter platforms. Prior to joining […]

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Windows 10 is now the most popular desktop operating system in the world

January 12, 2019

Microsoft finished 2018 by hitting another major milestone. Windows 10, the company’s newest desktop operating system, is now the most popular in the world. It surpassed 9-year-old Windows 7, according to Net Applications via The Verge. Windows 10 now holds more than 39 percent of the marketshare for desktop operating systems as of December. Windows 7 only makes […]

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