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Sinofsky speaks! Former Microsoft exec to publish memoirs online

Image: Andreessen Horowitz/YouTubeWhen Steven Sinofsky ran the Windows development effort at Microsoft, he became famous (some would say infamous) for epic longform blog posts. After Sinofsky left Microsoft in late 2012, following the launch of Window…

The shifting market for PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL has been around in some form since 1986, yet somehow keeps getting younger and hipper with each year. Startups like Timescale have found old-school PostgreSQL to be key to building their new-school database products, joining companies like E…

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury: The Final Preview

First thing’s first: you might need to reconfigure what you think this upcoming package of Mario gaming on Switch is. When it was first announced, it felt like the archetypal re-release – a shiny port of an underplayed Wii U game to entice those who mi…

11 GeForce RTX 30-series gaming laptops you can buy right now

Nvidia’s new GeForce RTX 30-series laptops are finally here, and while they’re no longer equivalent to their identically named desktop cousins, this new breed of GPUs is still formidable, as our RTX 3080 mobile review proves. Even better? Unlike deskto…