Weekly Tech News: Xbox One X, Hermer Miller, Microsoft 10
byThree_Steve16-06-201704:00 PM - edited 19-06-201710:07 AM
In the world of tech, a lot can happen in seven days. This week we look at new Xbox announcement, smart desk, and the new Xbox.
Microsoft Creators update coming soon.
Microsoft's newest update is already in Beta testing and is rumored to be coming to all users in the next few months. The update is set to change the interface to replicate mobile platforms. Features include; enhanced text prediction for the touch keyboard. Voice commands allowing users to use voice for basic editing and punctuation. The touch keyboard will also be updated to a look more like a phone keyboard for one hand use. Check out Microsoft's blog post here for more info.
Xbox One X
Xbox reveals their newest console at E3 Expos 2017 in Los Angeles this week. Xbox One X supports VR, 4K gaming and backward compatibility including original Xbox series games. Check out the trailer above or this update from Xbox themselves for all the info and new featured games.
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Smart-Desks from Herman Miller
While all manufacturers are focused on creating smart home devices, furniture innovation company Herman Miller has been looking at smart office furniture, in particular, your work desk.
They’ve launched Live OS desks and to make it really simple its furniture that changes to suit your seating and office layout preferences. They say that employees who use the app are more active at work and that employers can review their dashboard to control operational costs, improve space utilisation and increase employee well-being. It’s only available in North America at the moment, but we’re sure to see this arrive in Europe soon. Check out their website for more info.