iPad Pro looks awesome, but is Surface Pro 4 even better?


Which one is your money on?
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Whether you like it or not, 2-in-1 tablets that turn into laptops are a thing. Microsoft’s Surface was one of the first to kick off this trend, and with the Surface Pro 4 that was announced this week, it is making the 2-in-1 an even more compelling device.

Friday-Night-Fights-bug-2For the same price as an iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, you can get a Surface Pro 4 with powerful notebook internals that runs desktop-class software when you need it. So, why wouldn’t you?

What makes the iPad Pro a better option? And did Apple miss a trick by not making the iPad Pro the ultimate 2-in-1 for iOS and OS X users?

Join us as we battle it out over these questions and more in this week’s Friday Night Fight between Cult of Android and Cult of Mac!

HoloLens will transforms your living room into a robot battle ground


HoloLens gaming is going to be insane.
HoloLens gaming is going to be insane.
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Microsoft gave fans a glimpse of the future of gaming on HoloLens today with a demo of a new game under development called Project X Ray that lets you fight alien robots in your living room.

It’s kind of like the X-Men’s Danger Room, projecting holographic bad guys all over your walls, couch, and ceiling while you fight them off with a holographic laser-blasting gauntlet. It looks absolutely insane, and best of all it’s tether free: no wires, no cords, no connection to a PC required.

Microsoft hails its Surface Book as ‘the ultimate laptop’


Microsoft's first ever laptop is... actually kind of awesome.
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Microsoft had a surprise up its Windows-loving sleeve today in the form of a new Surface laptop called the Surface Book, the first laptop in history to be built by the company.

Hailed as the, “thinnest, most powerful PC ever created,” the distinctive-looking Surface Book weighs just 1.6 lbs, is 7.7 mm thick, and boasts a 13.5-inch detachable display with 267ppi.

Microsoft’s new Lumia phones boast facial recognition, liquid cooling



Microsoft hopes to tempt you away from Android and iOS with a pair of flagship smartphones that boast built-in facial recognition and liquid cooling.

The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL scan your eyes instead of your fingerprints for lightning-fast unlocking, and they’re the first smartphones on the market powered by Windows 10.