The Windows 10 Phone is officially dead to the company, and will only receive security updates and bug fixes from now on. The focus has been taken off new features or new hardware to support the WP platform.
The Intel Core i9 Processor is the first new "Core i" Intel has introduced in 10 years. The Core i9 family represents a new platform, not just a new CPU, which means a new chipset, the X299, and a new socket, the LGA2066, all incompatible with previous CPUs. Prices around and between $1189 to $1999.
A New Version of the Raspberry Pi has been released with a faster processor being a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53, priced at around $35.
Next Windows 10 update codenamed 'Redstone 42' and called Spring Creators Update is due in April 2018. It will put a magnifying glass on things like artificial intelligence, gaming, HDR video and security. See below.
Intel is working on a long term fix for the Meltdown and Spectre flaws and the first chips to feature new hardware protections will arrive in the second half of 2018.
5G Auction starts in UK. Bidding has begun for the latest chunk of the UK's airwaves as networks look to kickstart next-generation 5G services and improve existing 4G.
The main four mobile networks will compete with one new player to bid for a share of the newly released spectrum.
The process is expected to last several weeks.
5G will vastly improve data speeds on phone and tablets but it will also help free up much needed bandwidth to keep billions of devices connected to the web as the internet of things becomes ubiquitous.
WINDOWS 10 v 1803 SPRING CREATORS UPDATE
Windows 10 Spring Creator Update version 1803 is all set to hit your machines. Not just new name but there are many other features and fixes coming with this update. After being in the testing stage for quite some time now, the updated version 1803 is now ready to release. It will be launched out in stages like the earlier versions.
While the update will be rolled out sometime after 10th of April, there is already a huge buzz about the latest features and updates coming with this version. The Spring Creators Update is also bringing in some important functionality improvements and security fixes.
The update includes some changes in Edge, Privacy Settings, List App, Cortana Notebook, Settings app, Nearby Share and much more.