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Microsoft reveals release date for Windows Mixed Reality headsets

Microsoft reveals release date for Windows Mixed Reality headsets

Lenovo has now announced the official name of the device: the Lenovo Explorer.

Microsoft is bringing an update to Windows 10 named The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to your PC on October 2017.

Worries are already mounting over whether or not Microsoft will attempt another walled garden ecosystem for the software, similar to what they attempted to do with Games For Windows Live; or the disabille manner in which Facebook attempted to corner the market with the Oculus Store.

Just like other companies involved into the Windows Mixed Reality initiative, Lenovo positions its HMD for VR games and entertainment, 360° video, work, AR-supporting programs and other emerging workloads.

According to executive vice president of Windows and devices Terry Myerson, the Fall Creators Update will also support eye-tracking, which makes it easier for those who can't use their limbs to navigate the OS.

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Few details were provided on the new strategy, however, as Mattis said he wanted a clearer view of the actual number of USA forces there.

On the security side, the Fall Creators Update, Windows Defender will be smarter. Then it will hit Windows Update. OneDrive Files On-Demand is the long-awaited replacement for the placeholders that were found in Windows 8.1 and removed in Windows 10.

We have reimagined our Photos Application to deliver remixed experiences for telling your stories with photos, videos, music, 3D, and even inking. As part of this effort, the first batch of Windows Mixed Reality headsets will be available on October 17.

While the HoloLens, which is aimed at developers and used by NASA and Audi among others, costs thousands of pounds, the new headsets and motion controller bundle will be priced at £399. Asus won't be able to release its own Mixed Reality headset until Spring 2018. That being said, you can use a keyboard and mouse with the headset as well as an Xbox One controller so you won't necessarily have to buy the touch controllers, though there is probably going to be specific content which requires them.

Microsoft has finally announced the release date for the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators update.

The update also comes with some improvements to Windows Ink, allowing you to mark up PDF files in the Edge browser.


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