Microsoft Sees Xbox Hardware Revenue Drop 29 Percent | News & Opinion

Gaming revenue increased overall, though, with software sales and services revenue up by 11 percent. Late last week, Microsoft revealed it FY17 Q4 results, ending June 30, 2017. For the gaming division specifically, there’s both good and bad news, and some clear feedback for Microsoft regarding how it handles gaming hardware announcements and launches. Let’s…

Destiny 2 Beta Extended Until Tomorrow

Bungie has announced that Destiny 2‘s open beta has been extended until tomorrow, July 25, for some additional testing. The beta will conclude at 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET / 2 AM BST. You can read the announcement below. The Destiny 2 Open Beta has been extended through Tuesday 7/25 for additional service…

Rival Mobile Makers Reduce Chip Orders in Anticipation of ‘iPhone 8’ Debut

Mobile chip suppliers in Apple’s supply chain are reportedly seeing a drop in orders from rival handset makers as other companies adopt a “wait-and-see” approach in anticipation of what the “iPhone 8” might bring, according to a new report on Monday (via DigiTimes). While chip makers saw Apple’s orders pick up last month, demand from…

Windows 10 is making too many PCs obsolete

Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 update earlier this year. The name, Creators Update,makes it sound bigger than it is; it’s really a minor step forward. But about 10 million Windows 10 customers have to face up to an unpleasant surprise: Their machines can’t update to Creators Update. That’s how many poor sad sacks bought…

Ride-hailing firm Grab to get $2.5 billion as firms pump funds into SE Asia startups

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion to spend extending its lead over Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and expanding into financial services, in the latest injection of funds into Southeast Asia’s burgeoning tech scene. Chinese peer Didi Chuxing and Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) will contribute most of the money, which…

Siri ‘movie’ starring the Rock is just another Apple ad

 Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. It’s so exciting because, well, The Rock is in it. Apple/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Oh, how those Hollywood types love to hype. On Sunday, The Rock insisted that he and Apple had made a “movie” together, one that would…

Apple iOS 10.3.3 Has A Great Secret Feature – Forbes

Forbes Apple iOS 10.3.3 Has A Great Secret FeatureForbesApple iOS 10.3.3 has problems but what appears to be an otherwise dull update on the surface, actually hides a crucial improvement (but bad news for older iPhones) if you delve deeper… ‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular …You don’t need to close apps…

Samsung ‘Confirms’ Galaxy Note 8 Is Massive – Forbes

Forbes Samsung ‘Confirms’ Galaxy Note 8 Is MassiveForbesSamsung is clearly excited about its (eye wateringly expensive) Galaxy Note 8. Earlier this month the company ‘accidentally’ leaked it and now Samsung has gone a step further and officially promoted its massive size and new design… This details came …Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: Leaked images show replacement…