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Reports are coming in that some Samsung ATIV S users are getting notification updates on their handsets and Windows Phone 8.1 is finally being delivered. However this seems to be limited for now. Read more...

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Over 1000 public buildings across the UK - including libraries, museums, sports centres and transport hubs - are being upgraded to offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, as part of a nationwide £150m initiative. Read more...

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Microsoft released its Band yesterday and we have gotten our hands on the device. With tons of sensors and the ability to work on any platform, the device is attracting a lot of attention. Read more...

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The Spanish parliament passed a law on the 30th of October which will impose a new charge on news aggregators like Google News. Dubbed the 'Google Tax', this law has caused mixed reactions worldwide. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced this morning a new version of Outlook for OS X users and it is available to Office 365 customers starting today; a public beta of Office for Mac will arrive in 2015. Read more...

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The Linx 7 is one of the most affordable Windows tablets ever to launch in the UK, and offers an Intel Bay Trail-T processor, 32GB storage, front and rear cameras, and a year of Office 365 Personal. Read more...

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Thanks to a LinkedIn post we now know that AMD has been working on a smaller, cheaper and cooler version of the chip found inside the Xbox One, a version that may be used in an upcoming Slim redesign. Read more...

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Samsung has just announced two new handsets aimed at the mid to low-end segment of the market. The new aluminium devices feature powerful front-facing cameras and a focus on social networking. Read more...

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A Microsoft infographic shows how many of its products - including a Lumia 635, wireless speaker, two headsets, portable charger and more - you can get for less than half the cost of an iPhone. Read more...

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posted about 7 hours ago on neowin
The founder of Pirate Bay and his accomplice have been found guilty in what is now being called the the biggest hacking case in Danish history. Both could face a maximum of six years in prison. Read more...

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PAX is a mammoth gaming convention, spanning across five cities and two countries, which provides a platform for upcoming indie developers to showcase their projects. Here are our top picks. Read more...

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The Playstation 4 is outselling the Xbox One by a good margin and the entire gap can be traced to one crucial decision. It wasn't bundling the Kinect or the DRM policies. It has to do with hardware. Read more...

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posted about 16 hours ago on neowin
Microsoft's Band went on sale and even though the product did not have a press event to build hype for the event, it looks like the stealth release has drummed up quite a bit of interest. Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on neowin
The free games and deals available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers via the Games with Gold program on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 have been made known for the month of November. Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on neowin
Google Inbox invites are slowly becoming more common but, as for now, they're still pretty scarce. We've got an invite chain going for our forum users who don't want to wait for Google! Read more...

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posted about 23 hours ago on neowin
A couple of days after rolling out an update to Bing to allow users to perform searches using emoji, Microsoft has added another feature to its search engine, making it easier to find animated GIFs. Read more...

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posted about 24 hours ago on neowin
Microsoft's new Band is able to run for 48 hours after being charged for just an hour and a half, suggesting that the device is extremely power efficient during normal operation. Read more...

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Samsung is releasing another wearable in the form of the Gear S. The defining feature will be that it has its own line of service, allowing it to be used without being tethered to a smartphone. Read more...

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If you live outside the US and want a Microsoft Band, be prepared to wait as Joe Belfiore has said that they want to get some user feedback first before rolling it out to other parts of the world. Read more...

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Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has said that the company is working with Verizon on testing the Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan update, but added they "aren't sure how long it will take" until it's ready. Read more...

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Late last night, Microsoft released the Band, its fitness wearable that has quite a few features like notification support and even a UV sensor to help protect your skin too. Read more...

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Apple's chief executive has long been assumed to be gay, but today Tim Cook publicly came out, saying that he is "proud to be gay", and that he hopes his decision to speak up will help others. Read more...

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After Vodafone began the trend earlier this month, EE has now started to roll out LTE-A technology, marketed as 4G+. This will allow users on compatible handsets to reach higher speeds online. Read more...

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The London police department is testing predictive software that aims to find out who's likely to commit a crime before they actually do it. The tech is supposedly aimed at gangs and gang members. Read more...

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Alongside the new Band, Microsoft has also launched a whole new ambitious project: Microsoft Health, a fitness-oriented platform to help you gather and understand all your activity data. Read more...

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