RIP Windows Mobile, new Oculus and KindleThe week's most important tech stories include Microsoft's focus shifting away from Windows Mobile, Facebook's debut of a cheaper Oculus VR headset and Amazon unveiling an new Kindle Oasis.
This is cnet, and here are the stories that matter right now. It's all but over for Microsoft's mobile operating system, Windows Mobile, which only makes up about one point three percent of the market. The company announced it is no longer a focus for Microsoft, as it's had an uphill battle out of the gate, having to compete with mobile OS mainstays like Android and iOS. Those running Windows Mobile will still get regular security updates and bug fixes. Facebook has revelled a new oculus headset call Oculus Go, it doesn't need a PC or phone to work. Expect it to arrive in 2018. The new device features a light weight design and new Nexgen lenses that are suppose to provide better clarity than the current Rift headsets. Oculus Go will launch sometime next year for $199. Finally, Amazon debuted a new Kindle Oasis. The larger 7" screen and waterproof design, all inside of a metal case. The new kindle boasts a better battery life, better LED lighting, and support for audio The new Oasis starts at $250 with eight gigs of storage, and $280 for 32 gigs. You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the Cnet TechToday app in the Apple or Google Play Store.