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windows 10 device family

One product family, one platform, one store, eh? Well it sounds appealing and all, but Microsoft needs to deliver on this promise lest they fall further down the slope in the mobile and other emerging markets in the tech world like projected screens. While their engineers toil away in the Redmond campus, though, the company showed off Windows 10 to the world. Unnoticed by others, though, they showed off overhauled user interfaces for their other devices as well. Don’t believe me? Hit the jump to find out!

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windows 10 device family

Last night Microsoft revealed their next version of Windows to a small audience of about sixty persons. It was a very low-key affair with very little fanfare and hype and it brings me back to the days of the early reveal of Windows 7. Back then, things were also subdued and understated and Microsoft, eager to get rid of Vista’s stigma, showed that they were changing things a little bit and taking concepts from XP and Vista and bringing them together, but not in a way that would alienate everyone altogether.

I get the same vibe from the Windows 10 reveal last night and I have to admit that I’m feeling a lot more positive about the PC world now that Microsoft openly admits that Windows 8 was not as successful or as good as they hoped it would be. Cue lots of humble pie and a focus on returning the PC to its proper place in the computing hierarchy with the other devices now alongside it, instead of being under or above the PC’s importance.

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You know, I had tried to make a clever lead-in for this news piece, but I’m still picking up my jaw from looking at these pictures. After the jump are some of the most revealing close-ups of Big Maxwell, which is scheduled to be launched either this week or the next. I’ve been waiting on reporting on these images because I was so sure that someone had made a really elaborate Photoshop of various GTX 700-series cards. But its looking like the real deal more and more.

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Nvidia is either one day or a few days away from launching their next big lineup of GPUs. They’re putting Big Maxwell out on to the stage and they figure that it’s such a massive jump in power and performance that it warrants skipping the 8-series lineup entirely, moving to the Geforce GT and GTX 900-series. If it’s anything like the incredible change between the Geforce 200 and Geforce 400 families, this one’s going to be just as big and important. Hit the jump to see what we know so far.

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Intel’s Haswell-E plaform is arguably their best effort in recent times and it improves on nearly every aspect of their offering to the desktop market – you get more cores for less money, you get new features and hardware, you get DDR4 compatibility and you get the new X99 chipset, chock-full of features that many of you will buy it on but won’t ever use. But there are a few issues with X99 that might be reason for Intel to tread carefully with how they manage the Skylake launch next year and here’s why.

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With the recent celebrity photo leaks on iCloud still fresh on everybody’s minds, a lot of people are looking into how to make their passwords more secure. Well, the good news is that Google thinks it can help you thanks to a password generator that one of the Chromium developers, Francios Beaufort, has cooked up for the latest Chrome Canary build. It generates passwords according to your requirements or the requirements of the website you’re making an account on and best of all, it’s baked straight into the browser.

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As if AMD making the Radeon R9 295X2 wasn’t crazy enough for the graphics market, ASUS has revealed that it’s been working on something very similar behind the scenes. Behold their final efforts – the ASUS Republic of Gamers ARES III, custom-made from the bottom up and covered with ASUS’ own waterblock designed in conjunction with EKWB. It’s a single-slot dual-GPU monster, but it’s built only for water-cooling setups.

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On the heels of the breach of the pictures of famous celebrities who had their pictures stolen off their iCloud accounts, Microsoft has decided to not comply with a court order to force it to hand over data to the US government for e-mails stored on one of its servers. This is the first reported incident where the company is shown to not be complying with the NSA and its sister departments responsible for the security of the country. The company had until 31 July to hand over the data and it put out a statement this week that listed its reasons for doing so.

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Intel’s Haswell-E family launched last week and things have been heating up in discussion threads on the internet and in videos on Youtube. Haswell-E is one of the most anticipated launches for the high-end desktop crowd and a lot of people who need the extra horsepower on offer are eagerly watching for benchmarks that finally push them to checking out their parts they’ve gathered into their shopping carts. Not only is Intel changing the game as far as core counts are concerned, they’re also offering completely new board logic, new functionality that wasn’t possible before and compatibility with DDR4 memory, also a brand new addition to the market. Lets dive into Haswell-E and look at why you’d want it and what it’s going to cost you.

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A few months on from my original review of the GAMDIAS Zeus GMS1100 eSport, I was allowed to keep the moue as a long-term test unit. Having no other high-end peripherals on the cards to compare it with, I decided to use it as my daily driver to gauge performance over time. It’s generally noted that most peripheral reviews or, indeed, reviews of any computer products take place over the course of two to four weeks, without any long-term updates added in later to get an idea of how ownership of the device itself changed the reviewer’s initial impressions. Let’s jump in, shall we?

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