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.
Intel has released details on Iris, its next-generation graphics chips for laptops and desktops.
Intel released details on its next-generation graphics chips for laptops and desktops, called Iris.
The laptop has been refreshed with a 3D display, AMD Radeon graphics, and a fresh coat of yellow paint.
By hardware accelerating more of the operating system's graphics, Microsoft's latest should feel much snappier to use.
At slightly less than 1 inch thick and 3.5 pounds, the Pavilion dm1 is one of the first laptops to use AMD's new Fusion platform.
Windows-on-Mac software gets an upgrade, and VMware tries to pique bloggers' interest. Also new: VMware Server 2 beta.