Joseph Ostrowski

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New Xbox 360 preview program lets owners test future updates

Updates for what's nearly a 10-year-old console<p>Microsoft first launched its Xbox One preview program just over a year ago, allowing console owners to test upcoming dashboard updates on a monthly basis. It has been well received, and now the company is expanding the program to the Xbox 360. While …

Google Brings Fiber To Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville And Raleigh-Durham

After a few weeks of rumors, Google today officially announced that it is bringing its Google Fiber Internet and TV service to 18 new cities in four metro areas. These include Atlanta, Ga., Charlotte, N.C., Nashville, Tenn., and Raleigh-Durham, N.C. This marks Google’s largest expansion of its …

Here's How Windows 10 Apps Will Run Across PCs, Tablets, and Phones

Microsoft claims Windows 10 is the operating system that finally unifies all your computing devices. One OS to rule them all. What does that actually …

Apps

The one thing Microsoft needs to get right with Windows 10

On the eve of the consumer launch of Windows 10, I'm reminded of an oft-repeated theme in tech: That the idea of future technology can sometimes get …

Windows 10

Windows 10 goes mobile, what does it mean for Android?

Microsoft made a few huge announcements yesterday, primary of which was the introduction of Windows 10. One huge feature stood out for us, the fact that Windows 10 will work across all of your available platforms, from the PC to your tablet, and even on your phone.<p>Microsoft has been struggling a …

What's new in Windows 10 for PCs? A lot.

Coming into today's Windows 10 event, we already knew a lot about Microsoft's latest and greatest. The company explained the thinking behind its new OS back in September, and the Technical Preview has been available for months. The core change comes in the form of a revitalized desktop experience …

Software

Why You Should Be Concerned About The New 'Smart Guns' (Whether You Love Or Hate Guns)

Smartguns, which just entered the market, are firearms equipped with small embedded computers that are supposed to enhance safety by preventing anyone other than authorized parties from firing the weapons, and, in some cases, by ensuring that the guns only fire when aimed at inanimate targets.<p>I do …

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to a future wave of flexible devices. In blasting single-layered, semiconducting materials with an electron beam, Vanderbilt University student Junhao Lin has created wires that measure just three atoms …