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After the Microsoft Store permanently cut the price of the Lumia 650 by 25% to £119.99 earlier this month, its price continues to fall at other UK retailers - it's now available for just over £105. Read more...

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Robbie Bach said Microsoft got as far as sketches of a possible 'Xboy' handheld gaming device, but the company "just couldn't focus" on its development, although that turned out to be "lucky". Read more...

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Save $1,430 off the Complete Front-End to Back-End Coding Bundle. Score thousands of hours of course content and jumpstart your coding career with step-by-step instruction via Neowin Deals. Read more...

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Microsoft has updated Skype for Linux Alpha to version 1.2. It brings better overall reliability, audio and video settings, HD avatars, and the ability to open and close Skype from the system tray. Read more...

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There's been a number of leaks pertaining to the Galaxy Note7 recently, but this latest one seemingly confirms one, big, upcoming feature: the Galaxy Note7 will come with an iris scanner. Read more...

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The EU's Data Protection Supervisor has come out strongly in favor of safeguards for user privacy. This is in stark contrast to many institutions calling for backdoors and weak encryption. Read more...

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posted about 5 hours ago on neowin
The Lumia 2020 is one of many Nokia and Microsoft devices that appeared in a photo today. The 2020 was an 8.3-inch Windows RT tablet with a Snapdragon 800 and PureView camera, due to launch in 2014. Read more...

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Ford wants to make all of its new cars a bit more attractive by integrating Android Auto and Apple CarPlay into most of its vehicles. The two infotainment systems will be inside all 2017 models. Read more...

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Sapphire's upcoming RX 470 and RX 460 cards have seemingly found their way online. Though the leak is light on technical details we do get to see the affordable cards in all their glory. Read more...

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posted about 7 hours ago on neowin
After a four-month effort by the Linux team, the latest kernel has finally been released after seven Release Candidate versions. One of the more noticeable updates includes support for the AMD RX480. Read more...

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Nintendo's shares dropped by more than they have in the last 25 years, because the company put out a press release saying Pokémon GO would only have a limited financial impact. Read more...

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Verizon is getting ready to announce its purchase of struggling company Yahoo by Monday, according to sources close to the matter. It will take over the company's core business for $5 billion. Read more...

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posted about 16 hours ago on neowin
Microsoft has updated its Services Agreement with numerous changes to Skype, OneDrive and more. Gamers will now need to log in to Xbox Live at least once every five years to maintain their gamertags. Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on neowin
There's been much conjecture around Amazon's decision to pull its app from Windows phones, leading many to think it was abandoning Microsoft's mobile devices. As it turns out, they're just rebuilding. Read more...

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You can get up to $100 off the Surface Dock when buying a Pro 4 from the Microsoft Store, with a similar offer available on the Surface Book - excluding the $1,699 Core i5/4GB/128GB model with dGPU. Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on neowin
With the launch of its new Xbox One S now just over a week away, Microsoft has reduced the price of its current Xbox One even further. The 500GB model is now available to buy in the US for $249. Read more...

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posted about 23 hours ago on neowin
Microsoft has reduced the price of its entry-level Surface Pro 4 - featuring an Intel Core m3 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB SSD - from $899 to $749, but that deal won't be available for much longer. Read more...

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posted about 23 hours ago on neowin
Cricket Wireless started selling the Lumia 650 two and a half months ago, priced at $129.99 with no annual contract. Its price quickly fell to $109.99, and it's now available for as little as $69.99. Read more...

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posted about 24 hours ago on neowin
Microsoft has released a bunch of new drivers for its high-end Windows 10 devices, focusing on their cameras, following another firmware and driver update rollup for both devices earlier this month. Read more...

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Just a month after new Chief Operating Officer Lior Tal joined Cyanogen, the company has slashed 20% of its workforce amidst claims of a strategic pivot towards apps in the future. Read more...

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France's data protection commission has said Microsoft is collecting too much information on users and that its PIN system is not secure enough. Microsoft has three months to comply with French law. Read more...

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If you're going to crack open your wallet to satisfy your gaming urges, do have a look at this weekend's roundup of the best PC game deals - from free titles to AAAs that you can grab on the cheap. Read more...

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posted 2 days ago on neowin
iOS 9 has reached 86% of iOS devices since its release in September - a stark contrast with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, which rolled out three weeks later, but is now on just 13.3% of Android devices. Read more...

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posted 2 days ago on neowin
From more Marshmallow and affordable Androids, to sinking smartwatches, Netflix offline, a bevy of betas, and Skype's Windows Phone snub, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news. Read more...

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posted 2 days ago on neowin
Google has revealed its new Delta algorithm for Android app updates on the Google Play Store, which would ensure that only the updated components from the APK are delivered to users. Read more...

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