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Microsoft Announces Plans to Close All Retail Stores

Microsoft has decided to close all but four Microsoft Store locations across the globe. These new locations will be “reimagined” as experienced centers.

Andrew Nichols · June 26, 2020

QSC Joins Microsoft Teams Device Certification Program

QSC has announced that it has joined the Microsoft Teams Device Certification Program. The popular manufacturer is working towards completing specific solution certifications aimed at further empowering effective meetings and collaboration with Teams Rooms and the Q-SYS Ecosystem in larger, more complex room types.   “The Q-SYS Ecosystem has always provided solutions for audio, video and […]

Robert Archer · June 23, 2020

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Study: 73% of Integrators Don’t Offer Cybersecurity Services

CE Pro research finds residential and commercial integrators lagging on cybersecurity coverage; 40% not protecting their own businesses with cybersecurity solutions.

Arlen Schweiger · April 22, 2020

Xbox Project Scarlett Promises an 8K, 120fps Gaming Experience

The newly announced Xbox Project Scarlett comes with goodies like 8K support, ray-tracing, solid state drives, and a next-gen AMD processor.

Andrew Nichols · June 10, 2019

Google Stadia Brings Cloud Gaming to Home Networks

Google’s streaming-centric gaming platform gives gamers the ability to play 4K HDR games on phones, tablets, PCs, and TVs without expensive consoles or other pieces of proprietary hardware.

Andrew Nichols · March 27, 2019

Best of the Best of CES 2019

With CES 2019 officially in the books, many tech sites have published ‘Best of CES’ lists and some patterns have become clear.

Andrew Nichols · February 01, 2019

Crestron and Microsoft Develop New Business Collaboration and Communication Solution

Crestron’s new Flex products are designed to keep business conversations flowing no matter where they take place.

Lisa Montgomery · October 12, 2018

Integrator Tricks out RTI Home Automation System with Custom Drivers for Rich Audio Controls

Wide range of two-way drivers through RTI provide control and feedback for assortment of home theater and A/V distribution gear.

Lisa Montgomery · October 08, 2018

Microsoft President Wants Facial Recognition Regulated

In a blog post, Microsoft president Brad Smith emplores Congress to create a bipartisan expert commision to regulate the use of facial recognition technologies.

CE Pro Editors · July 19, 2018

New Microsoft Cortana-Powered Smart Thermostat GLAS Takes Aim at Nest

Microsoft and Johnson Controls partner to create GLAS, a classy-looking smart thermostat with Microsoft Cortana voice assistant built in.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 09, 2017