Windows Mixed Reality headsets to cost £399 in the UK

Lenovo's mixed reality headset offers built-in tracking for $350

Emoji Picker will let you find the emoji faster in any of the Windows 10 apps. The new version of Windows 10 finally brings Windows Mixed Reality headsets to the world, after it was originally teased for this spring's Windows 10 update. The release of the Fall Creators Update also signals the arrival of some of the very first Mixed Reality headsets from third-party manufacturers.

Lenovo actually showed off its headset during IFA 2017 called The Explorer, which will cost $350.

A new device, Fujitsu Lifebook P727, will be available also, but with Windows 10 S installed by default. As much as there's been no real hint of such a game in development, when the likes of Bethesda is busy porting over its mainstream shooter titles to first person VR, it wouldn't be too big of a stretch of the imagination for Microsoft to opt for something similar.

Microsoft Windows Inking lets users ink directly onto PDF's, making it easier to comment and share with others.

Dollar General Corporation Target of Unusually High Options Trading (DG)
More broadly, it doesn't help that competitors are taking share from Dollar General in higher-margin categories, he noted. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -1.8%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 0.7%.

Huge potential for cooperation with India: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
India's foreign ministry on Monday announced an "expeditious disengagement" of troops from Doklam after agreement was reached between the two sides.

First human West Nile Virus case confirmed in Stanislaus County
In addition, mosquitoes from a trap located in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury tested positive for the virus this week. Symptoms can include a headache, fatigue, skin rash, swollen lymph glands and eye pain along with fever.

Security: Windows Defender features new defenses against ransomware and exploits. Windows users and administrators can enforce the upgrade to install it as early as possible, or wait until Windows Update selects the PC for the update. The Insider Preview version limited the contacts to just Skype or email, but what the final version will offer is unclear for now. Now that it is returning in the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft has fulfilled its promise to resurrect the feature for power users.

The article notes that unlike the Vive, Rift or PSVR, you won't need an external tracking device for the controllers or the headset. Another feature that is delayed is the Clipboard feature, which allows users to copy data between phones and PCs. Its predecessor, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, a k a 1607 for July 2016, didn't begin rolling out until August. The company plans to introduce the HDR screenshots sometime in the future, said Dona Sarkar, head of the Windows Insider program at Microsoft, in a blog post that contains a list of the changes. Then it will hit Windows Update.

After this update is completed, Microsoft will focus exclusively on the next major update, which is now referred to as Redstone 4.

Related:

  • Angels acquire Justin Upton from Tigers

    Angels acquire Justin Upton from Tigers

    Entering play Thursday, Anaheim is one game back of the Minnesota Twins for the second American League Wild Card place. Acquired in the off-season, the Tigers may have found their centerfielder of the future in the form of Mikie Mahtook.
    Asteroid Florence passes by Earth relatively close

    Asteroid Florence passes by Earth relatively close

    The closest passing of a large asteroid to Earth will happen Friday, according to scientists who study "near-Earth objects". EDT on Saturday, according to S&T, as this is when the asteroid will pass much dimmer stars.
    U.S.  coast guard says rescues over 4500 people from Hurricane Harvey

    U.S. coast guard says rescues over 4500 people from Hurricane Harvey

    Meanwhile, in Louisiana, the storm made its second landfall early today as it continues to move eastward. Aaron Duplechin, commander of the unit.
  • RBI Data Confirms Note Ban was a Total Failure!

    RBI Data Confirms Note Ban was a Total Failure!

    The Congress leader also said the FDI had fallen by seven per cent and credit to the industry was lowest in the last 63 years. The RBI yesterday said about 99 per cent of Rs 15.44 lakh crore demonetised currency came back into the system.
    Venus wins in straight sets to advance at Open

    Venus wins in straight sets to advance at Open

    The American was pushed hard by the little known 19-year-old but eventually came through 6-3 3-6 6-2 to reach the second round. Williams held at love to open the deciding set, and then broke for another 2-0 lead when Kuzmova hit a forehand wide.
    May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea

    May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea

    She will hold a joint press conference with Abe today evening and meet Emperor Akihito on Friday before leaving. Last week, Japan expanded its own sanctions against the North, after a similar United States move.
  • Trapped bakers in Houston make pan dulce for flood victims

    Trapped bakers in Houston make pan dulce for flood victims

    For those unable to go to the store and buy bread, the bakery packaged up plenty of pan dulce and donated to people in need. The bakery shared an image Monday of some of its workers posing with their baked creations.
    Pentagon announces there are 2600 more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported

    Pentagon announces there are 2600 more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported

    Trump last week revealed his plan to increase U.S. troop numbers in the country, in an about-face from his election campaign promises.
    N Korean leader's third child born

    N Korean leader's third child born

    Rumors about her pregnancy persisted previous year as she was removed from the public eye for some nine months. Kim and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, have two other children who were believed to have been born in 2010 and 2013.
  • Toronto gas prices expected to hit $1.32 on weekend

    Toronto gas prices expected to hit $1.32 on weekend

    Marie, Thunder Bay, and Timmins have been reporting the highest gas prices, in the range of 131.9 to 133.9 cents per litre. Locally, prices across the Greater Toronto Area may hit between $1.329 and $1.339 per litre on September 2.
    Maruti Suzuki to rebrand its vehicle  showroom network in India

    Maruti Suzuki to rebrand its vehicle showroom network in India

    According to Maruti Suzuki , nearly 75 percent auto buyers today in India research online before deciding to purchase a vehicle . Maruti Suzuki ARENA is a part of the company's "Transformation 2.0 initiative", Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said.
    Argentina name three uncapped players for World Cup qualifiers

    Argentina name three uncapped players for World Cup qualifiers

    Suarez was initially ruled out for four weeks but the Uruguay team doctor has not ruled him out against Argentina and Paraguay . Argentina new coach, Jorge Sampaoli will be looking for a good start but is yet to confirm his starters.

Comments

Latest news

Wall Street opens higher as data lowers rate hike view
For the month, the Dow and the S&P 500 notched five-month winning streaks, while the Nasdaq recorded its ninth positive month. Health care and technology companies lead the way and the Nasdaq composite closed at a record high.

Donald Trump To Donate $1Million To The Victims Of Hurricane Harvey
White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Washington. He's likely to get closer to the devastation zone Saturday when he returns to Texas, probably to the Houston area.

CC Sabathia Rips Nunez, Red Sox Over Bunting
The Red Sox went 1-for-8 with men on base against Sabathia and were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position. Sabathia pitched in a tight game before the Yankees added four runs in the sixth and seventh.

Toddler rescued, clinging to body of drowned mother in Texas
Hurricane Harvey hit landfall in Texas on Friday and has caused billions in damage while taking almost a dozen lives already. Two police officers and fire rescue officers used a rubber boat to reach the pair and managed to drag them onto the boat.

AG To Gas Stations: Don't Even Think About Price Gouging
Legal penalties run to as much as $20,000 per occurrence, or up to $250,000 if the victim is 65 or older. There have been over 550 complaints so far about price gouging on everything from food to gasoline .

Tropical Storm Irma forms in Atlantic Ocean
The next big hurricane has already formed and this could become a big newsmaker in the U.S.in 10 days or so. That said, all interests in those areas should monitor the progress of Irma closely for many days to come.

Mortgage rates continue their month-long slide
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said today the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell to 3.82 percent from 3.86 percent last week. ARM interest rates in the 10 year category have been published at 3.000% today and the April is 3.709%.

Logitech unveils new "no lag" keyboard and mouse
Check out the videos below to see how the Logitech Craft keyboard works and how the MC Sound speakers perform. The Logitech Easy-Switch technology will allow them to easily switch between audio sources.

HARLEY QUINN™ Spinsanity to Debut at Six Flags New England
The ride seats 32 people at a time and has a unique "face-off" design, where guests can sit back-to-back or face-to-face. That price includes admission for the rest of 2017 and all of 2018 plus some other upgrades.

Scientists have discovered 15 new extraterrestrial signals
Astronomers have detected repeated radio signals from a mysterious source in a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light-years away. That's unusual in of itself; FRBs tend to pop once, and that's it, at least in the ten years we've been hunting them.

The Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca begins
Ghana contributed over 6,000 pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj. - More than two million pilgrims are taking part this year. In a hospital opposite the mountain, an area was set aside for people suffering dehydration or heat exhaustion.

Tottenham wait on work-permit to confirm deal for PSG full-back Aurier
He was handed a two-month "convertible" prison sentence, which he is unlikely to ever serve, and was fined over £2,000. Spurs move to bring in Paris Saint-Germain fullback Serge Aurier could be in jeopardy.

Google Assistant is making its way to third-party speakers and appliances
Unfortunately Panasonic was unable to confirm whether you'd be able to switch these inputs using your voice. Panasonic's offering has two 20mm soft dome tweeters and an 8cm woofer, and is set to deliver Hi-Fi audio.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) 52 Week High stands at 34
The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, August 16 by Piper Jaffray. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Wednesday, April 6 to "Neutral" rating. This trend gives us conviction in analysts' expectations as CSCO has already illustrated their ability to grow at this rate.

Novartis Gets FDA Nod For Leukemia Gene Cell Therapy
Unlike traditional gene therapy, the new treatment doesn't replace disease-causing genes with healthy ones. But he said he doubts their efforts will persuade Novartis to set a reasonably affordable price.

Other news