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Gullible iPhone users have fallen foul to a hoax that is trending on Twitter that claims you can "quickly charge" your iPhone in any "standard household Microwave" but it's all fantasy. Read more...

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A nervous customer in Australia was one of the first to get his hands on a brand new iPhone 6. Sadly, during an unboxing in front of the store, the device met the pavement. Read more...

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Last year's GeForce 700 series pushed Kepler to its limits. With such a strong showing, Maxwell's first appearance had us excited for higher-end cards and today we finally have them. Read more...

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In the next iteration of Windows, the new Start menu will sync its color to the desktop wallpaper that you are using and new images highlight this feature thanks to a new leak. Read more...

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Despite announcing in July that mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8 would end on September 9, Microsoft has quietly extended the cut-off date until mid-October, although it's not yet clear why. Read more...

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Microsoft has overhauled the image search experience on Bing by introducing a new design, features and some under-the-hood improvements to provide high quality results as a top priority. Read more...

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Apple released iOS 8 yesterday to the masses but some last minute bugs have led the company to remove apps using the various HealthKit features introduced in the new version of its mobile OS. Read more...

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Microsoft appears ready to drop the Nokia brand from its mobile devices naming scheme, as the company launched a website called "Microsoft Devices" for phones made by the former Nokia unit. Read more...

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Microsoft announced layoffs today and part of the cuts involved the company's research center in Silicon Valley, where the doors will be shut permanently on Friday. Read more...

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Celkon is the latest addition to the Windows Phone platform, and is preparing to launch its first handset with Microsoft's mobile OS - the Win 400 - which has been revealed in a leaked image. Read more...

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Microsoft has confirmed that 2100 jobs were cut today as part of the previously announced 18,000 layoffs, with 747 coming from the state of Washington and the rest from other offices. Read more...

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It looks like Samsung is finally unleashing the pre-order process for its next generation phablet device, the Galaxy Note 4. AT&T and Verizon have both established pre-order pages for the device. Read more...

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Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's former CEO, has offered his congratulations on the purchase of Minecraft, but his statement on the dividend seems to suggest that the company may have been considering more. Read more...

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A new screenshot from Windows 9 build 9821 has been spotted in the wild but this older build does not reveal much, showing off the new Start menu and Windows Explorer. Read more...

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The company that says you should 'never settle' says you must now settle for a device without changeable covers, due to quality issues, "creaky" fit, and design flaws making them "tricky" to remove. Read more...

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A darker theme was the most requested feature in Office 2013, and Microsoft will make it a reality in the next version of Office, which is already in the hands of some partners as a Technical Preview. Read more...

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For those who have not been watching the nightly news, there is a big vote coming up in Scotland where that country could leave the United Kingdom and become an independent country. Read more...

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A new interview with 343 Industries' Dan Ayoub points towards a possible port of Halo Reach and Halo: ODST to the Xbox One platform. Read more...

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Microsoft has released the latest update to its Xbox Music app for Windows Phone 8.1, but if you were expecting that it would bring a long list of exciting new features, you'll be disappointed. Read more...

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As part of its latest Games with Gold promotion, Microsoft is making Halo: Reach on the Xbox 360 free for everyone with an Xbox Live Gold membership, along with two free games for the Xbox One. Read more...

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Apple is reportedly planning to unveil its next-generation iPad Air and iPad mini at an event on October 21, and is also said to be preparing for the full release of OS X Yosemite on the same day. Read more...

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Apple has released the next major update to iOS today, iOS 8, and if you want to get it on to your device today, we have the links and the process to update your device after the jump. Read more...

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Samsung has announced its new curved display - featuring Full HD resolution, 3000:1 contrast and a special 'game mode' - which it says will provide an "unforgettable entertainment experience". Read more...

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Microsoft has silently cut the fee for those of you who have developer accounts with the company, which is a good move considering that they need as many developers as possible for their ecosystem. Read more...

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A Foxconn worker has been detained by police, accused of smuggling numerous iPhone 6 handset shells out of a factory in China, and selling them to a third party for around $160 each. Read more...

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