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For those using the free cloud storage service from Samsung, new policy changes will come into effect next month that will most likely not affect the majority of those with Galaxy smartphones. Read more...

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Helen Chiang, the new head of Minecraft at Microsoft, recently revealed in an interview that the game reached new heights in December, with a monthly active player count of over 74 million. Read more...

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HMD Global has been pumping out a variety of different handset over the course of the year but it has yet to introduce a true flagship. It looks like that could change this year with the Nokia 10. Read more...

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Amazon is now primed to launch its Amazon Go store to the general public following a year of testing by its employees. The company will want to see how well the tracking mechanisms function. Read more...

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A Chinese security researcher submitted two bugs to Google back in August 2017 that, combined, could allow the remote injection of arbitrary code into Android devices. Both bugs are already patched. Read more...

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Microsoft is updating Skype for for Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, and Xbox. This update brings a couple of new features, and is currently only available for Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. Read more...

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HTC has announced that beginning on Monday, the Sprint HTC U11 will receive Android 8.0 Oreo. You may not see the update right away as the roll out could take several days, but you will get it. Read more...

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This week's column focuses on the gaming division of Microsoft, as well as the advances the company is making in the field of AI. Of course, we have the usual assortment of Windows 10 news as well. Read more...

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Today Synology released three new tools that can be installed on their NAS devices. Moments categorizes your photos, Drive stores your files, and Office lets you collaborate on documents. Read more...

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Twitter says that it will send emails to more than half a million Americans to let them know that accounts they interacted with were actually phony Russian bots run by the Internet Research Agency. Read more...

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The European Union has congratulated Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Google for their work on combating illegal hate speech on the platforms. The EU said improvements were still needed though. Read more...

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Scavengers Studio's blend of the survival and battle royale genres is currently available for all to try out in an open beta ending Sunday, January 21. The beta is readily available on Steam. Read more...

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Amazon has finally brought their digital assistant to the Alexa app. You can now use your voice within the app to do various things like control your music, send text messasges and more. Read more...

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Newly discovered malicious extensions for Google Chrome and Firefox will hijack your browser to push technical support scams and spy on you. Making matters worse, they're particularly hard to remove. Read more...

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This weekend's PC game deals include returning free events from Steam, a recap of ongoing bundles, and the final week of the Humble Winter Sale, offering thousands of games on the cheap side. Read more...

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Facebook is due to make a few changes to the news feed which aims to make more reliable news content more prominent. The company has decided on quite a fair way to decide what sources are legitimate. Read more...

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After over two and a half months, Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17074.1002 to the Slow ring. Because it's been so long, there are a ton of new features to check out. Read more...

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Apple has decided to reverse a decision which saw an app, that can figure out if your ISP is abiding by net neutrality rules, being rejected during the process to be added to the app store. Read more...

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Microsoft today released another Xbox One Insider Preview build to the Alpha ring, adding more new features to the version 1802 round of previews. It should be generally available next month. Read more...

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The recent surge in Bitcoin's popularity, and the subsequent increase in the volatility of its value, transaction fees and processing times, are causing ransomware makers to look elsewhere. Read more...

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Although the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 released late last year, it didn't come with the latest version of Android. The firm has now announced the release of the MIUI Global Beta ROM running Android Oreo. Read more...

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It's a cornucopia of PC-improving software, headlined by Disk Drill PRO & Pagico, all for a fraction of the price. That's right pay what you want for the limited bundle, or the average for all of it! Read more...

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Apple today released yet another round of beta builds, including new versions of iOS 11.2.5, macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra, and watchOS 4.2.2. As usual, there are no front-facing features. Read more...

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Apple has received one million units of the upcoming HomePod from one of its suppliers. The news suggests that Apple could imminently launch its $349 smart speaker in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Read more...

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The popular Battle Royale game is cracking down on players that hurt the experience for everyone else. If that means kicking up to 100,000 players off the game, then developer Bluehole will do it. Read more...

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