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Still, the Yurakucho store of Bic Camera opened at 9:30 a.m., 30 minutes earlier than usual, to begin selling the iPhone SE. But you need to distinguish the both to choose the best one for you. It doesn't have 3D Touch, perhaps the only omission from the iPhone 6 line. It also has its own drawback what with the dated Lollipop OS, but if you can overlook this, then it provides a great smartphone experience.
  • Microsoft celebrates strong Azure adoption at Build 2016

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    Azure Internet of Things Microsoft also had news today for its Internet of Thing (IoT ) Windows developers, formerly known as the "Windows Embedded" developer segment. "Service Fabric is a mature, feature-rich microservices application platform with built-in support for lifecycle management, stateless and stateful services, performance at scale, 24×7 availability , and cost efficiency".
  • Microsoft's Edge Browser Will Come With Built In Ad Blocking

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    Adblock , Amazon, OneNote, EverNote and LastPass plan to release Edge extensions this year. The Edge browser is Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer, which is slowly being phased out. Microsoft also hasn't revealed how it will block adverts and whether it will draw upon a whitelist-like approach, or simply block every ad it finds on a page.
  • The Xbox One is about to get its own personal assistant

    The Xbox One is about to get its own personal assistant

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    Microsoft partnered with Canonical (the developer behind arguably one of the largest Linux distributions, Ubuntu) to bring the functionality to Windows. Those interested can learn more about Cortana Intelligence Suite and the new previews here, sign up to learn more about Seeing AI here, download the new Skype client here and sign up for the Skype Bot Platform .
  • Microsoft's Windows 10 reaches 270 million users

    Microsoft's Windows 10 reaches 270 million users

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    On Windows 10 , we're continuing to deliver on top fan-requested features like support for multiple GPUs and the ability to turn off v-sync. At Microsoft's annual Build conference held in San Francisco, Skype's Program Manager Lilian Rincon demonstrated how its users will soon be able to chat with its digital assistant Cortana to have her help them get tasks done.
  • Microsoft just announced some MAJOR changes coming to Windows 10

    Microsoft just announced some MAJOR changes coming to Windows 10

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    According to StatCounter, Windows 10 now holds a 14.86% market share of desktop and laptop systems, below Windows 7 with 46.08%. Microsoft said in a statement it was "extending the Windows experience to holograms and allowing developers to begin helping build the future of holographic computing".
  • IPhone SE vs. iPhone 5S

    IPhone SE vs. iPhone 5S

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    Thankfully, almost all of that impressive  camera  experience has been translated over to the SE, making it the smallest, most compact smartphone on the market with 4K video capability. The "SE" is engraved with matte-chamfered edges. If you are a person who likes to show off their cell phones, you should not get this one. The  Apple  Pencil is available through apple.com for $99.
  • Microsoft shuts down AI chatbot after it turned into a Nazi

    Microsoft shuts down AI chatbot after it turned into a Nazi

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    However, Microsoft had to take chatbot Tay offline within a day as it started making sexist, inappropriate and racist comments. In possibly her most shocking post , at one point Tay said she wishes all black people could be put in a concentration camp and "be done with the lot".
  • Dark Souls 3 PC GTX 750 Ti Benchmark Analysis

    Dark Souls 3 PC GTX 750 Ti Benchmark Analysis

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    The video below sees the player battling Iudex Gundyr; the game's first boss, and a fiend you must vanquish if you're to make it to the Firelink Shrine. Although the gaming community was mostly impressed with this player's level of skill, one person doubts the validity of his claims: Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki.
  • Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC is massive

    Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC is massive

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    Once again, it’s unbelievable what you can learn through Twitter . According to the VP of Marketing and PR at Bethesda, Pete Hines , it will be "bigger in size" than Shivering Isles - the expansion to Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Far Harbor is set to debut in May, while Automatron is already available for download and Wasteland Workshop is due out sometime in April. To do that, you get to build your very own robots, which you can then have tag along beside you across the entirety of ...
  • Microsoft Teases Interactive Live Tiles For Windows 10

    Microsoft Teases Interactive Live Tiles For Windows 10

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    Expect Microsoft to showcase a number of apps and games build exclusively for the HoloLens at this year's Developer Build. And according to WinBeta , similar functionality is coming to Windows 10 in a future update. More than 5,000 attendees are expected to attend this year's conference, being held at the Moscone Center. The new implementation was said to be part of the company's unofficially announced phone project, an advanced flagship with the codename "McLaren".
  • Build 2016: 5 key things to expect from Microsoft

    Build 2016: 5 key things to expect from Microsoft

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    The official line from Redmond in advance of this convention is that Microsoft will use the event to continue to focus on enabling programmers to support of the shift to a cloud-first, mobile-first world.Microsoft wants everyone to upgrade to its new Windows 10 PC operating system .
  • Governor Nathan Deal vetoes Georgia's anti-gay 'religious liberty' bill

    Governor Nathan Deal vetoes Georgia's anti-gay 'religious liberty' bill

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    Since the bill's passage, Deal has faced a groundswell of opposition from religious conservatives, business interests, and gay rights groups. The bill didn't receive a floor vote. Let's enjoy this important moment in Georgia's history. Deal announced his veto in a statement to the press on Monday. House Speaker David Ralston said he respected Deal's "thoughtful consideration" but said he doesn't believe the bill permits discrimination .
  • IPhone SE vs. iPhone 6 vs. 6S - Best Apple Device

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    This 4 inch phone is the most powerful in its category , claims Greg Joswiak, head of iPhone marketing. In other words, there is really no difference between the iPhone SE and 5S when it comes to the display. Meanwhile, the new iPad Pro has a 9.7 inch screen, which is the same as the first iPad produced by Apple, but smaller than the 12.7 inch iPad Pro revealed last November.
  • Windows 10 Mobile Update Available For Newer Devices

    Windows 10 Mobile Update Available For Newer Devices

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    The feedback also suggested that even though the screen size gets bigger - larger tablets, wider smartphone displays - people's expectations shift and they want to limit app, according to a blog post by Microsoft. You had to apply or sometimes another beta member could recommend you to whoever was in charge and you might eventually get added to the list of testers.
  • Apple Throws Out Five Year-Olds, Microsoft Adopts Them

    Apple Throws Out Five Year-Olds, Microsoft Adopts Them

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    The new adequate price iPhone is a 4-inch smartphone perhaps is the most commanding budget phone ever unconfined. You can buy older laptops with decent specs from resellers and on sites like eBay for less than $200. It's only available to customers who have an iPhone 6 or newer with iOS 9.3, and you have to have Wi-Fi for it to work, though. The only features the iPhone SE miss from its bigger sibling is the newer Touch ID sensor and the " 3D Touch " screen technology that allow iPhone ...
  • Staples, Office Depot soar on hopes merger may go ahead

    Staples, Office Depot soar on hopes merger may go ahead

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    The company sells and delivers office products and services directly to businesses and consumers through its Staples .com and Staples .ca, and Quill.com Websites, as well as through retail stores, and Internet and direct mail catalogs. At Staples closing price of around $19 on the day before the merger announcement, the total offer for Office Depot amounted to more than $11 a share.
  • Microsoft Blames Chatbot's Racist Outburst On

    Microsoft Blames Chatbot's Racist Outburst On "Coordinated Effort"

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    However, just hours after being exposed to the wild world of internet, mainly becoming popular on Twitter, it went corrupted and therefore deleted. And, after less than a day on Twitter, the bot had herself started spouting racist, sexist, anti-Semitic comments.
  • Warriors' Draymond Green guilty of 'poor judgment'

    Warriors' Draymond Green guilty of 'poor judgment'

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    This was some questionable decision-making on the  Draymond Green's part. The NBA star recently posted a video on snapchat which highlighted him driving a BMW at 118 miles per hour, however, he went on to delete the video later. But it's not... it's kind of not a story of what it's trying to be made out to be. We hold all of our players and staff members to a high standard that sends a positive message.
  • Microsoft's 'holoportation' with HoloLens is blowing my mind

    Microsoft's 'holoportation' with HoloLens is blowing my mind

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    The system uses a series of 3D video cameras that capture images of a person from all angles and then seamlessly stitches together a 3D model of the person that can be reconstructed, compressed and transmitted anywhere instantly. Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality technology holds promise and the company has been showing off the various ways in which this technology can prove to be useful.
  • Terror suspect shot in Belgium in new terror raid

    Terror suspect shot in Belgium in new terror raid

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    Separately, the Belgian federal prosecutor's office  said  an investigating judge on December 11 had issued worldwide and European arrest warrants for Khalid, the subway bomber. One person was wounded and arrested on Friday afternoon following a major  police  raid in the northern  Brussels  borough of  Schaerbeek , Belgium, Mayor Bernard Clerfayt told Belgian public broadcaster RTBF.
  • IPhone SE review: Good choice at a good price

    IPhone SE review: Good choice at a good price

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    Jam packed with Apple's most advanced technologies, the iPhone SE is the first 4-inch iPhone in almost three years that offers the most advanced technologies Apple has to offer. It's slim at 7.6mm thick, but not quite as slim as the iPhone 6S and it's not as rounded either. According to the report , Asian rivals such as Huawei Technologies and Xiaomi, which have been mass-producing smartphones to win market share in the mid-range and near-premium sector, may find Apple's plan ...
  • Microsoft teases new Live Tiles for Windows 10

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    As spotted by MSPoweruser , Microsoft will hold a session at next week's Build Developer Conference entitled " What's New for Tiles and Toast Notifications " that, as its name suggests, will get into fixes and additions coming to Windows' notifications system.
  • IOS 9.3 Complaints Grow As iPhone Users Get Frustrated

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    Apple's  new iPad  Pro  comes with all the other features remaining the same, including the same A9x  processor , the same four speaker setup, and the same smart connector option. With the release of  the iPhone, SE  has shown that the entry for the iPhone 5s through its official online store, flashing gossips that its 2013 flagship would have been stopped.
  • VW seeks comprehensive deal on emissions with US regulators

    VW seeks comprehensive deal on emissions with US regulators

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    The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen for violating environmental laws and sent a civil subpoena to the automaker under a bank fraud law. The VW manager also said that talks included a contribution to electric mobility in the United States, for instance by investing in a network of charging stations for electric cars.
  • Microsoft takes AI offline after offensive tweets

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    Microsoft added that some people launched a "coordinated effort" which pushed chatbot Tay beyond the limits of decency. Microsoft says Tay is specifically aimed at teenagers, so it's very clear that such rude remarks aren't really appropriate especially for this age range.
  • Microsoft's Twitter Robot Praises Hitler, Endorses Trump, Denies Holocaust

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    Tay is targeted at users 18 to 24 years old (and trolls, evidently). Apart from getting her own verified Twitter account, Tay also became a new user on Kik; appeared on Snapchat TayStories; and Tay, " thatbasicbot " on Facebook . Microsoft got a swift lesson this week on the dark side of social media. However, Twitter can turn even the most eloquent of diplomats into zombies and the same happened to Tay.
  • New Xbox One and Windows 10 bundles coming for Killer Instinct 3

    New Xbox One and Windows 10 bundles coming for Killer Instinct 3

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    One nice surprise at the end of the trailer, though, is a teaser unveiling the yet another DLC character to continue piling onto the already colorful cast of characters. The second Killer Instinct Season 3 Bundle is the Ultra Edition, which grants early access to fighters as well as a variety of additional bonuses.
  • Microsoft Explains Why It Took Its Pro-Nazi Twitter Bot Offline

    Microsoft Explains Why It Took Its Pro-Nazi Twitter Bot Offline

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    Included in Tay's tirade were tweets that "Hitler did nothing wrong", and a reference to Ted Cruz as the "Cuban Hitler". Microsoft has since gone through and deleted the problematic tweets, but not before screenshots were taken are retweeted by other Twitter users.
  • Windows 10 Mobile OS Released

    Windows 10 Mobile OS Released

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    The owners of a Lumia smartphone running on Windows 8.1 were told by Microsoft that the release of the Windows 10 Mobile will be delayed, once again, and this time not by days, but by month. Microsoft has been rather tardy releasing Windows 10 Mobile , and now by scaling back support on older phones that were promised an update feels like a poke in the eye to its loyal fan base, many of whom now have what were once flagship device without the promise of more updates.