Category Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft open sourced its smart algorithm

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is present everywhere, even if we don’t recognize it. Our smartphones feature smart assistants like Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri. Some of the high-end mobile SoCs already include neural network accelerator, like Neural Engine in A12 chip found in iPhone Xs (including Xs Max and Xr) or AI engine in Snapdragon… Read More »

Edge for Mac is coming soon

At annual Build developer conference, Microsoft provided sneak peek of Edge for Mac. Edge is converting from its own rendering engine to Chromium, a rendering engine used by Google Chrome. Similarity is not only in rendering engine, but also in the look. In the past, Microsoft was developing Internet Explorer for Mac, which was default web browser for… Read More »

HEIF and HEVC – new formats of multimedia

Do you remember HD-ready TVs? And later Full HD resolution? In that times, it was something amazing. But time flies, we got 4K resolution, HDR technology, and the main “issue” – much increased bitrate, which is critical to use services like streaming movies via Internet provided by services like Netflix. High data demanding tasks like streaming 60 FPS… Read More »

Heroes of Might & Magic III -> a legendary game

By | 15/01/2017

Some games are legendary. Most of today’s games are just based on graphic effects, marketing and extremely hardware requirements, without soul. You need nVidia GTX 1080 to play at 4K resolution because of “stunning graphic”, which is still not photorealistic as it should be, but hardware requirements are higher, so task is done. And of course, it does… Read More »