The latest flavor of the API suite that enables 3D animation and other multimedia effects remains exclusive to Windows 8 as Microsoft has no plans to port it over to Windows 7.
The company announces the first waterproof interchangeable-lens compact.
Next iteration of Microsoft's game programming interfaces to be discussed at the Game Developer Conference on March 20, according to a Microsoft tease.
The super-sized tablet runs Windows 8 and features a 1,920x1,080 full HD resolution.
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Toshiba filed suit against the South Korean company in March, claiming it profited from the theft of flash-memory data.
The acquisition is designed to help SanDisk go deeper into selling flash memory to business customers.
Password sync, now on IE11 on Microsoft's newest operating systems, makes moving among PCs, phones, and tablets easier. It's also handy for Microsoft to keep customers in its ecosystem.
The cross-platform graphics interface adds support for tesselation and better general-purpose computation.
AMD announces new Radeon HD 5800 series 3D graphics cards.
The education software developer has sold its business to private equity firm Hellman & Friedman.