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Microsoft Unveils HoloLens 2 Developer Edition

The new dial-in fit system makes the headset comfortable to wear for longer periods

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Microsoft has unveiled a developer edition of its Mixed Reality (MR) headset HoloLens 2.

Priced at $3,500, the device will have software support for the “Unreal Engine 4 SDK (software development kit)”, The Verge reported on Thursday.

The kit will include the HoloLens 2 hardware and Azure credits alongside free trials of Unity Pro and Unity PiXYZ Plugin for CAD data.

Microsoft still hasn’t announced a commercial release date for the HoloLens 2.

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The company showcased the device in February at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The HoloLens 2 has a field of view that’s more than double of the first-generation HoloLens. The device is based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 850.

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HoloLens 2 contains eye-tracking sensors that make interacting with holograms even more natural.

The new dial-in fit system makes the headset comfortable to wear for longer periods. (IANS)

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Microsoft May Take a Call on Windows 10 Updates to Huawei Laptops

Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products

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A man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco, April 28, 2015. VOA

After Google, Microsoft may take a call on Windows 10 updates to Huawei laptops, the media reported on Monday.

According to Techradar, the tech giant has declined to comment on whether they would continue in this role, saying “we have nothing to share.”

Google has already announced to block Android updates for Huawei and chip makers Qualcomm and Intel have said they can no longer provide chips to the Chinese giant.

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Google has barred Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a major blow to the world’s second-largest smartphone seller.

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It also means loss of Android licence for Huawei, forcing it to use the open source version of the operating system.

Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products. It covers all the devices sold as well as in the stock globally. (IANS)

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