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How the BBC's Micro:bit came to be

In the early eighties, the BBC started a computing revolution with the launch of the Micro. The heavy, light-brown box, created with help from Acorn and ARM, was designed to complement the broadcaster’s ongoing computer literacy project. 703 more words

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No man's sky is an acquired taste

Hello games have created the first old school sci-fi game. This is the key , old school “sci-fi game”. That means it has surrounded the game into old school space exploration with “some” elements of generic dog fighting in space at times and generic firing of threats at times on different planets. 530 more words

Expect Windows 10 to RTM this Week

This is either a good thing, or a not so good thing…

As a SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) professional with over 25 years in QA, releases are always a mixed bag of emotions. 136 more words

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Microsoft reinvent personal computing with HoloLens

Microsoft’s HoloLens could be a game changer for the company and it may just reinvent personal computing.
The HoloLens itself is a stand-alone computer. Unlike VR headsets like the Oculus Rift, which require a high-end PC in order to function, the HoloLens has its own CPU, GPU, and what… … 8 more words

Second Time Round

New trailer for the Steve Jobs project from Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay and director Danny Boyle…

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Offboarding mailboxes back to on-premises Exchange with Office 365

Most companies use the built-in migration feature in the Office 365 Portal for onboarding mailboxes to the cloud. This has been recently upgraded with alot of new features such as batches and migration end-points etc. 118 more words

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Microsoft re-brands its entertainment apps

As part of the build up to the launch of its latest OS, Microsoft is re-branding its entertainment apps to a more neutral naming scheme. 319 more words

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