Brad has confirmed that Microsoft will launch Floor Ebook three and Floor Go 2 at an occasion someday within the subsequent few months.
Right here’s what we all know thus far.
Floor Ebook three will make the most of the identical type issue as its predecessor, however it will likely be powered by extra trendy internals, together with 10th-generation Intel Core processors and NVDIA GTX 16xx-series graphics.
Floor Go 2, in the meantime, shouldn’t be making the transition to ARM as some have theorized. As an alternative, it is going to proceed to be provided with a lackluster Intel Pentium Gold processor. The excellent news? Microsoft will make a Core M3 processor accessible as an possibility.
Up within the air, curiously, are the Floor Earbuds, which Microsoft introduced in October and initially deliberate to ship by the tip of 2019. That product has been delayed, and it’s not clear if we’ll see it launched on the Spring occasion. That mentioned, Microsoft does have just a few new Floor peripherals to announce quickly too.
As for the timing, it’s unclear, however I’m guessing that April can be the earliest doable time. Earlier Floor Spring occasions have occurred in Could, and the unique Floor Go launched in mid-2018.
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Energy Queensland to build AU$6 million electricity test lab
Authorities-owned Vitality Queensland has commenced the event of a AU$6 million facility that shall be used to check new vitality options that might probably be deployed into the nationwide electrical energy community or used as an off-grid different.
To be situated in Cairns, the micro-grid and remoted programs take a look at facility shall be powered by a supercomputer, or real-time digital simulator, that may have the potential to simulate and mannequin intricate networks.
“With a view to mannequin our community in sub-cycle sort responses, there’s a want for many laptop energy to find out how totally different units will work together, and the way this would possibly affect energy provide to clients,” Vitality Queensland clever grid new know-how supervisor Michelle Taylor informed ZDNet.
The power may even have an information monitoring system, which Taylor mentioned would make sure that any knowledge captured from numerous system sources are all synchronised.
“Up to now we’ve needed to paste many separate knowledge displays collectively which can lead to a number of inaccuracies,” she mentioned.
In accordance with Taylor, a spread of vitality options shall be examined within the facility, from renewable vitality to vitality storage options. It’ll additionally take a look at management programs that may be added to renewable vitality programs by means of to diesel producing networks.
“This can be utilized for testing configurations of technology programs for our remoted networks, for testing new energy digital units — from inverters for photo voltaic programs by means of to safety relays for community, coaching for working protocols on new applied sciences,” she mentioned.
The brand new facility will incorporate and construct on the success of Vitality Queensland’s innovation lab, the place testing of photo voltaic photovoltaic programs and battery vitality storage has already led to the event of an clever grid.
“It’s a protected house to trial ideas, management philosophies, and for coaching that doesn’t have a direct affect on the purchasers,” Taylor mentioned.
“This can hopefully permit us to progress quicker to enabling new applied sciences as we are able to simulate issues in a matter of days, that may take years to naturally happen on the community.”
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