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BlackBerry has announced that it will be hosting an event on September 24 in various cities and it is expected that the company will launch the oft-leaked Passport smartphone. Read more...

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Last week, Microsoft had announced that it would pull the 'August Update' after it was causing a issues with Windows and resulted in machines crashing among other various issues. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that you can now buy Office 365 subscriptions inside of its Office for iPad applications but it is not worth the convenience as there are cheaper options available. Read more...

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A leading cleric has issued a fatwa against high-speed internet, calling it "against Sharia and moral standards", but Iran's President Rouhani says that web access is vital for the younger generation. Read more...

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From bad design to buggy code, Apple has a list of reasons for rejecting apps from being released to the iTunes app store and now the company has revealed the most common ones on its website. Read more...

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The Open webOS team - which has been working for two years to bring webOS to a wider range of devices under an open-source licence - has released a new version of the OS, with a new name too. Read more...

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Over the past few weeks, we have been bringing you quite a bit of info about the next version of Windows, and with more details come a few more questions about the usability. Read more...

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As the rumored launch date for the public preview approaches, Microsoft has started sending out builds of the upcoming version of Windows to its top partners around the world. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a new Windows Phone commercial that once again shows how Cortana is better than Siri and also highlights the recently launched HTC One M8 for Windows too. Read more...

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As a mid-range GPU, the R9 285 is meant to deliver mainstream performance at a competitive price. The "Tonga" GPU is essentially a newer, cheaper to produce version of the tried and true "Tahiti" GPU. Read more...

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It has been three months since I first got my hands on the Pro 3 and it's time to take a look at the long term use of the device to see if it is better or worse after than launch-hype has worn off. Read more...

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Nokia's network division is reportedly planning to test the 5G connection standard in Oulu, Finland. If everything goes as expected, many believe that 5G will be commonplace by the year 2020. Read more...

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Microsoft China posted up an image teasing Windows 9 earlier today before quickly removing the post, and confirmed its name and other bits in the process, asking "will the Start menu make a return?" Read more...

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Dozens of fake cell phone towers -- which eavesdrop on Android devices, and can even install spyware remotely on the OS -- have been discovered throughout the United States by security experts. Read more...

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Ever since we made the move into 2014, Microsoft has been playing from behind when comparing the sales of the Xbox One versus the PlayStation 4. Could September mark a momentum shift? Read more...

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New information suggests that an unnamed Dutch carrier knows the date that preorders will go up for the anticipated device. It may be a good time indicator for preorder availability in other regions. Read more...

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The IRS has come out saying that the free lunches offered by corporations are a taxable event and that employees who take advantage of these services should have the value of lunch taxed. Read more...

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Apple has long been praised for its PR mastery, but it's hordes of positive press isn't a coincidence: the company whips certain journalists to provide good coverage, and even spies on writers. Read more...

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Microsoft's OneDrive platform serves as a common link between nearly all Microsoft products, and the company is making the service slightly better by removing an artificial block on large files. Read more...

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During the month of August, use of Internet Explorer and Firefox increased slightly, as Microsoft and Mozilla have grown their market share at the expense of Google's Chrome, which dipped. Read more...

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Multiple sources have stated that Sprint will soon offer Sony's Xperia range as part of its handset line-up for the first time, with the new Xperia Z3 flagship expected to join the carrier at launch. Read more...

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Samsung has entered into a licensing agreement with Nokia, to use the HERE Maps platform across all its devices such as Gear smartwatches and Galaxy smartphones which currently feature Google Maps. Read more...

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A 6.4mm-thick mini-tablet and a new Xperia Z3 Android flagship - both featuring a quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 and 3GB RAM - are expected to be among the devices launched by Sony at IFA. Read more...

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The latest data for desktop usage share shows that Windows 8 has gained during the last month while XP has lost nearly one percent, but Windows 7 still remains dominant. Read more...

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One of the many new manufacturers to sign up to Windows Phone will formally launch what it claims is the world's "slimmest and lightest" handset running Microsoft's mobile OS at IFA this week. Read more...

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