Microsoft Windows 10 Devices Day NYC Live Blogby Ian Cutress & Brett Howse on October 6, 2015 9:37 AM EST
11:53AM EDT - That's all from us for the presentations, we'll write up these announcements in due course!
11:51AM EDT - Looks like it's the sum-up video now
11:51AM EDT - SP3 has had time to validate for business for sure
11:51AM EDT - I wonder the depth of the HP/Dell reselling deal is, if it's SP3 only right now or extends to the latest
11:50AM EDT - $1500 is more Thinkpad style. I wonder if MS will work with HP/Dell to sell these to business
11:49AM EDT - Might be worth thinking that the Surface Book might cannibalise SP4 sales. But they're two very different price points - $900 for SP4 vs $1500 for SB
11:48AM EDT - 'Reinventing productivity'
11:46AM EDT - Preorders for a lot of these start tomorrow, so MS Store is still SP3 right now
11:45AM EDT - Brett should have some hands on time for the rest of the day hopefully. We'll get more info on the product options
11:44AM EDT - Talking Windows 10
11:43AM EDT - 'Moving people from meeting Windows, to choosing Windows'
11:41AM EDT - Satya Nadella on stage
11:41AM EDT - The hinge looks good, but it's a bit bulky perhaps. Looks a little odd?
11:40AM EDT - I wonder what the separation is between base and tablet
11:40AM EDT - Did I mention it was up to 1TB storage / 16GB DRAM
11:39AM EDT - Musclewire locking
11:39AM EDT - The base extends due to the hinge,improves the laptopness
11:38AM EDT - It must do it on the fly
11:38AM EDT - Must use a PCIe switch like that MSI laptop, but it does it on the fly
11:37AM EDT - So GPU in the base
11:36AM EDT - Sharing some around in the crowd
11:36AM EDT - So there's CPU/GPU in the screen and keyboard? Or am I being confused
11:36AM EDT - USB ports in the bottom
11:35AM EDT - 1.6 pounds
11:34AM EDT - Even with the hinge it's a 2-in 1? wait, what?
11:34AM EDT - Body is machined Magnesium
11:33AM EDT - No USB 3.1
11:33AM EDT - Wait, is that a mDP or a Thunderbolt port?
11:32AM EDT - Doesn't say what DRAM/storage segments
11:32AM EDT - Pre-order Oct 7th, Avail 26th
11:32AM EDT - Starts at $1499
11:32AM EDT - so how much?
11:31AM EDT - So an aluminium billet design machined to fit
11:30AM EDT - Editing videos on the Surface Book
11:29AM EDT - 300 MBps transfer over the dock
11:28AM EDT - ok
11:28AM EDT - Aha, it's for the Surface dock
11:28AM EDT - So Core i5?
11:28AM EDT - wait what?
11:28AM EDT - '2 more processors than MBP'
11:27AM EDT - I still want to know what that port on the side was
11:27AM EDT - Interesting battery layout
11:26AM EDT - 'Fastest 13-inch laptop pound for pound'
11:25AM EDT - Compile with CPU and GPU ?
11:25AM EDT - 12 hour battery life
11:25AM EDT - 5-point touch
11:24AM EDT - Glass trackpad
11:24AM EDT - 1.6mm travel
11:23AM EDT - Same glass as Pro 4
11:23AM EDT - Pen and Touch
11:23AM EDT - PixelSense
11:23AM EDT - 13.5-inch, 267 PPI
11:22AM EDT - What is that port on the side?
11:22AM EDT - Sorry, 'Surface Book'
11:22AM EDT - USB Type-A ports
11:22AM EDT - I assume Skylake
11:21AM EDT - NVIDIA GPU
11:21AM EDT - That hinge
11:21AM EDT - The SurfaceBook
11:21AM EDT - 'The ultimate laptop'
11:21AM EDT - So a larger clamshell Surface?
11:20AM EDT - A Laptop Surface ?!
11:20AM EDT - New product coming
11:20AM EDT - or cost of keyboard / pen
11:20AM EDT - Doesn't say what config that is
11:20AM EDT - Avail Oct 26th
11:20AM EDT - Preorder Oct 7th
11:20AM EDT - $899
11:19AM EDT - No mention of the kickstand yet
11:18AM EDT - Fingerprint sensor
11:17AM EDT - Video on how Hello works in a multi-user family
11:17AM EDT - Now Windows Hello
11:16AM EDT - 5 color options
11:16AM EDT - 40% larger trackpad
11:16AM EDT - 1.3mm travel
11:15AM EDT - New switches
11:15AM EDT - Lighter and Thinner
11:15AM EDT - New Type Cover
11:14AM EDT - 2000 parts in SP4, 500 unique
11:13AM EDT - Surface Docking station
11:13AM EDT - Is that Core M? Or something more?
11:12AM EDT - SP4 is 50%faster than MBA
11:11AM EDT - SP4 is 30% faster than SP3
11:11AM EDT - B HB H 2H
11:10AM EDT - with interchangeable tips
11:10AM EDT - Surface Pen comes in 5 colors
11:09AM EDT - Lightroom, Illustrator all pen enabled
11:08AM EDT - Seemless integration with the Lumia 950
11:07AM EDT - The stage lights make the screen look washed out...
11:07AM EDT - Pen is attached magnetically
11:06AM EDT - Sounded like it's not a rechargable pen? Replacable battery then
11:06AM EDT - A full year of battery life
11:05AM EDT - Is this from the N-trig arrangement?
11:05AM EDT - 50% of SP3 users have a Pen
11:05AM EDT - Now comes with eraser
11:04AM EDT - Surface Pen
11:04AM EDT - The Microsoft G5 chipset
11:04AM EDT - custom chipset for it
11:04AM EDT - thinnest optical stack ever
11:03AM EDT - PixelSense
11:02AM EDT - LCD Gates into the panel
11:02AM EDT - 267 PPI
11:02AM EDT - 5 million pixels
11:02AM EDT - 3:2
11:02AM EDT - 'Thinnest Core PC ever'
11:01AM EDT - Surface Pro 4
11:01AM EDT - Up to 16GB DRAM 1 TB storage
11:01AM EDT - Skylake inside
11:01AM EDT - Hybrid cooled system
11:00AM EDT - New switch type
11:00AM EDT - 1024-levels of pen pressure
11:00AM EDT - 12.3-inch
11:00AM EDT - 8.4mm
11:00AM EDT - New Surface now
11:00AM EDT - 'Bring the Thunder' or 'Reinvent the category'
11:00AM EDT - 'Competitors are chasing it'
10:59AM EDT - '98% of SP3 users recommend it'
10:59AM EDT - Current gen of Surface used to make the next gen of Surface
10:58AM EDT - Doctors, Engineers, Composers, Students
10:57AM EDT - Now a video of professional use case for Surface
10:56AM EDT - I've noted big discounts in the UK for SP3 this week
10:56AM EDT - 'Momentum with SP3 has been off the charts'
10:55AM EDT - Now Surface
10:55AM EDT - Aslo Lumia 550 at $139 with quad core LTE
10:55AM EDT - 950 at $549, 950XL at $649
10:53AM EDT - Fully transparent PNGs from USB stick loaded into powerpoint running on the phone
10:52AM EDT - Can use the USB ports in the Dock for data drives
10:51AM EDT - All the keyboard shortcuts
10:50AM EDT - Running at 1080p60 on the big monitor
10:50AM EDT - While being used, the phone is still a phone
10:49AM EDT - Full multitasking with the start menu
10:49AM EDT - Office Mobile
10:49AM EDT - Scales to the monitor
10:49AM EDT - Using the mouse, keyboard and monitor
10:48AM EDT - It's the phone doing the work
10:48AM EDT - wow
10:48AM EDT - Phone showing a W10 like dekstop
10:47AM EDT - Microsoft Display Dock
10:47AM EDT - Using the phone like a PC
10:46AM EDT - Windows Hello on the phone now in beta
10:46AM EDT - This is what Anand predicted years ago. Using your phone as a PC
10:46AM EDT - Basically a dock ?
10:45AM EDT - Continuum Now
10:44AM EDT - 50%+ charge in 30 mins
10:44AM EDT - so USB 3.1 Gen 1, aka USB 3.0
10:44AM EDT - 5 Gbps
10:43AM EDT - USB Type-C
10:43AM EDT - up to 256GB microSD
10:43AM EDT - microSD
10:43AM EDT - 32GB storage
10:42AM EDT - 4K video recording
10:41AM EDT - Optical Image Stabilizer 5th Gen
10:41AM EDT - Triple LED RGB flash
10:41AM EDT - Pureview with Zeiss
10:40AM EDT - 564 and 518 PPI
10:39AM EDT - OLED
10:39AM EDT - 5.2-inch and 5.7-inch
10:38AM EDT - Tablet class cooling
10:38AM EDT - Latest Qualcomm tech
10:38AM EDT - Orientation based beam forming
10:38AM EDT - 6-core and 8-core
10:37AM EDT - Liquid cooling?
10:37AM EDT - Two antennas
10:37AM EDT - 950 and 950 XL
10:37AM EDT - Lumia 950 family
10:37AM EDT - 'Consistent experiences across all the devices'
10:36AM EDT - 'The power of Windows Security, Windows Update'
10:36AM EDT - He's wearing an MS Band. And a watch
10:35AM EDT - Lumia first
10:35AM EDT - 'Windows 10 is threading all our devices together'
10:34AM EDT - No other presenter was called out by name, interestingly
10:34AM EDT - Panos Panay on stage
10:34AM EDT - 1000 businesses have chosen Lumia this year
10:34AM EDT - Now Dell/HP sell to businesses
10:33AM EDT - $3.5 billion/yr
10:33AM EDT - 'Tablet that can replace your laptop'
10:33AM EDT - big whoop from the crowd
10:33AM EDT - Now Surface and Lumia
10:32AM EDT - Pre-order for Oct 30th
10:32AM EDT - $249
10:32AM EDT - New link up with Lose It, a calorie tracker
10:31AM EDT - Lots of new partners
10:31AM EDT - for the data
10:31AM EDT - Phone and PC
10:31AM EDT - does your score card (based on GPS?)
10:30AM EDT - Software on top of normal sensors
10:30AM EDT - automatic shot detection
10:30AM EDT - Now golf
10:30AM EDT - 'Delivering tech powered insights'
10:30AM EDT - Values are estimated based on sensors on the band
10:29AM EDT - VO2 max
10:28AM EDT - Constant and immediate access to personal data through Microsoft Health
10:27AM EDT - track exercise and sleep quality
10:27AM EDT - Barometer added for elevation tracking
10:27AM EDT - Tells you if you miss a workout
10:27AM EDT - Cortana integration
10:27AM EDT - Custom notifications
10:26AM EDT - More responsive to touch
10:26AM EDT - Curved screen obviously
10:26AM EDT - Corning Gorilla Glass 3
10:26AM EDT - 'Optimize for individual that works and works out'
10:25AM EDT - scenario based apps
10:25AM EDT - function, hardware, partnerships
10:25AM EDT - Listening to feedback
10:25AM EDT - 'achieve more with Band'
10:22AM EDT - New band
10:22AM EDT - Now Microsoft Band
10:22AM EDT - Avail Q1 2016
10:22AM EDT - $3000
10:21AM EDT - Now taking applications for the Hololens Development kit
10:21AM EDT - Does that mean an airmont custom core... ?
10:21AM EDT - holographic processing unit
10:21AM EDT - custom silicon
10:21AM EDT - Sensors to map the environment
10:21AM EDT - See through HD lenses
10:21AM EDT - 'New computing experiences'
10:20AM EDT - Use a shield
10:19AM EDT - Holograms can react with each other
10:18AM EDT - Robots know where the walls and furniture are
10:18AM EDT - Spatial sound
10:18AM EDT - Wearable holograms
10:17AM EDT - Holograms you can hold
10:17AM EDT - He has a wireless controller
10:17AM EDT - Game is Project XRAY
10:16AM EDT - Every room is a level
10:16AM EDT - Mixed reality gaming on Hololens
10:16AM EDT - New dev project with Hololens on show
10:15AM EDT - Now Hololens
10:15AM EDT - 'Console class graphics'
10:15AM EDT - Halo, Gears of War, Some racing game? Forza?
10:14AM EDT - New xbox advert for the holiday
10:14AM EDT - Works on console and PC
10:13AM EDT - New controller
10:13AM EDT - Halo 5 console with 1TB storage
10:13AM EDT - New limited edition consoles
10:13AM EDT - Also backwards compatibility coming
10:12AM EDT - All XB1 upgraded to W10
10:12AM EDT - Now talking Xbox One games for holiday season
10:12AM EDT - 'Create and reinvent categories'
10:11AM EDT - But today is Microsoft
10:11AM EDT - Devices unveiled over next few weeks from partners
10:11AM EDT - They're going after consumers and verticals
10:11AM EDT - New devices
10:10AM EDT - Business customers moving to W10 faster than any previous OS
10:10AM EDT - 8 million business PCs running W10
10:09AM EDT - Facebook will be building universal Windows apps for FB, Instagram and Messenger
10:09AM EDT - More time spent in Netflix app than Netflix website
10:08AM EDT - 1 billion visits to the app store
10:08AM EDT - 1 billion questions about W10 asked
10:08AM EDT - 120 years of gameplay streamed from Xbox to W10
10:07AM EDT - 110 million devices now on W10
10:07AM EDT - 10 weeks since Win 10
10:07AM EDT - And it begins
10:06AM EDT - Brett is on site, but the WiFi isn't working so great. Ian and others watching too
10:06AM EDT - Microsoft Event is just starting