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A woman from Wisconsin said that she was "literally just sitting and reading when my Fitbit exploded", leaving her with second-degree burns. Fitbit has said that it's looking into the incident. Read more...

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BlackBerry has announced pricing details in the US and Canada for its new KEYone handset. The device was originally due to launch this month, but its release was pushed back until May. Read more...

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The Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20 smartwatch, powered by Android Wear 2.0 was announced at CES 2017 in January and the device is now finally available for purchase from Amazon US for $500. Read more...

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According to researchers at Check Point, nearly two million devices may now be infected with malware made available via the Google Play Store, the first of which was uploaded in November 2016. Read more...

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In a decision that's bound to have repercussions throughout the Union, the European Court of Justice has ruled that the sale of media boxes pre-configured for piracy is now illegal. Read more...

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With Samsung ditching the physical buttons in favor of on-screen ones for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, users were concerned about potential screen burn-in. The company says they needn't worry about this. Read more...

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Microsoft has detailed a few changes it's making to the Creators Update servicing model, which would allow it to "routinely offer" either one or more additional updates each month. Read more...

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A brand new location featuring Hot Wheels tracks is what's arriving in the upcoming Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels expansion. The expansion also includes a new campaign, ten new cars and more. Read more...

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The FCC will vote on a proposal to reverse the Title II classification for broadband on May 18, after which it will be open for public comment. A final vote will take place later this year. Read more...

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The upcoming Sledgehammer Games-developed Call of Duty: WWII finally gets a trailer, with plenty of World War II action. The game arrives later this year for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Read more...

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A security robot from Knightscope was at the wrong place, at the wrong time. A man that was allegedly intoxicated decided to let loose and struck the unit, sending it to the ground. Read more...

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Ubuntu 17.10 is shaping up to be a big upgrade, unlike 17.04. The release is now expected to ship with GNOME, Wayland, and possibly GDM. Unity 8, and Upstart will also be booted from the repos. Read more...

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This new app from Samsung's Dutch subsidiary aims to curb distracted driving by sending automated replies to whoever is contacting you whenever you are riding a bike or are in traffic. Read more...

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Amazon today announced the Echo Look, a virtual "style assistant", which is similar to an Echo except for the fact that it has a camera on it. It's available to purchase with an invitation. Read more...

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An update to the Cortana app on Android has confirmed that Harman Kardon's new Invoke speaker - which will use voice controls powered by the digital assistant - will support a range of music services. Read more...

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343 Industries' Franchise Director, Frank O'Connor, has stated fans were disappointed with the role Master Chief played in Halo 5, and that they underestimated how attached players have become to him. Read more...

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The NuAns Neo ran Windows 10 Mobile, but the Neo Reloaded runs Android 7.1 Nougat. Priced from $355, the design of the Neo Reloaded is similar to the old model, but some key specs have been upgraded. Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on neowin
On the surface, HTML may seem simple but there's much more to it than meets the eye, and now thanks to our partners, you can pick up "The Ultimate HTML Reference" eBook - for free. Read more...

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The M and P series of HDR XLED TVs from Vizio have just been unveiled. Prices range from $799.99 for the 50'' M-Series model, and can go up as high as $3,499.99 for the 75'' P-Series variant. Read more...

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After abandoning the Motorola brand, and then reaffirming its commitment to it, Lenovo is now said to be shutting down ZUK Mobile, while allegedly adding its ZUI interface to some Moto handsets. Read more...

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Instagram took six months to grow its monthly active user base from 500 million to 600 million. Now, it's grown to 700 million MAUs in the last four months, with 400 million daily users. Read more...

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With today's deal, save over $1,000 off The Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle. This immersive, multi-faceted programming education (80+ hours) will push you to the top of the job market. Read more...

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Heroes of the Storm received its much anticipated 2.0 update today, adding new and easier methods of unlocking heroes, a Loot Chest system, Genji from Overwatch as a hero and more. Read more...

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The adaptive shell for Windows 10 that Microsoft is presumably working on is still very far off, but that hasn't stopped some from creating concepts of how it could work across devices. Read more...

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Microsoft has begun its rollout of the Creators Update for (some) Windows 10 Mobile phones, but it has far fewer new features compared with the PC release, and there are some notable omissions too. Read more...

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