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Microsoft has announced that all four versions of SQL Server 2016 will be released next month, including the free Developer edition, which includes "the full feature set of SQL Server Enterprise". Read more...

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Three UK and Amazon have both said that pre-orders for the HTC 10 will begin shipping this Friday, May 6 - but Carphone Warehouse says its deliveries won't begin for another '10-13 days'. Read more...

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Microsoft has begun using Project Centennial to compile some of its own Win32 apps into UWP apps, which now have listings in the Store. These apps include WordPad, XPS Viewer, and more. Read more...

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Today via Neowin Deals, you can save half off the price of Scrivener for Windows - the award-winning writing app used by many New York Times best-selling authors - but only for a limited time! Read more...

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After a similar recommendation failed to reach implementation almost 20 years, a Lower House committee of Australian Parliament has dusted off a proposal to allow MPs to cast votes using smart cards. Read more...

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Searching for that particular image on the go has become easier for iOS users. Bing's iOS app update allows for users to search the web using existing or new images. Read more...

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As we inch closer to the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, we can't help but get excited to see Facebook's most popular apps arrive in the Windows Store, and they're not the only ones. Read more...

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The Elephone W2 has a mechanical watch face but also tracks your sleep, counts your steps, wake you up in the morning and various other things. Check out our full review here! Read more...

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After being slugged with a price rise late last year, BT customers will have to cough up yet again as pricing for landline, mobile and broadband services is set to increase in July. Read more...

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Xiaomi has announced a new smartwatch aimed at kids called the Mi Bunny. Coming in both pink and blue, it has a number of features including route tracking and the ability to make voice calls. Read more...

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IDC has released its latest quarterly market share report for tablets, which has revealed a huge fall in shipments mainly due to lack of interest among consumers for these portable devices. Read more...

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Lenovo's sub-brand ZUK launched its first smartphone, the Z1, towards the end of last year and now the company has teased the launch of the device in India under the Lenovo Z1 name. Read more...

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Sony's mobile division has had a quiet year so far, with only one launch during the 2016 Mobile World Congress, but the company does seem to be working on two new devices, according to benchmarks. Read more...

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Valve has updated its anti-cheating policy and introduced a ban based on phone number of the player found cheating, which means any account linked with that number will also be banned from the game. Read more...

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From Android à la MODE and Windows on Apple Watch, to Intel out of phones, Microsoft's not-so-special offers, and BlackBerry's Marshmallow bunkum, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news. Read more...

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Between Steam's annual Anime Sale and Humble's Devolver Bundle, there are many goodies on sale this weekend, and we've rounded up the best deals - so that you can spend your money more efficiently. Read more...

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You read the Aliens pinball review. You watched with envy as your Xbox One-owning friends entered (and maybe won!) the Aliens table for their console. Now it's your turn: Enter to win for Windows 10! Read more...

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Google has discontinued the $999 Chromebook Pixel laptop and has said that it will not be restocking the device, although customers can still purchase the more expensive version of the Pixel. Read more...

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An investigation into a British Airways flight reported to have been hit by a drone has ended due to lack of evidence, and it was unlikely that it was a drone that had hit the aircraft as it landed. Read more...

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Boku and Spotify have announced new agreements to enable customers to pay for Spotify with their mobile in both Germany and Italy, reaching agreements with leading network operators in both countries. Read more...

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Samsung announced the Gear 360 camera at Mobile World Congress and the company has now launched the device in its home country, in addition to the new Galaxy J smartphones for 2016. Read more...

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Intel has declared that it will be cancelling all Broxton and SoFIA projects, effectively ending the firm's mobile efforts. Apollo Lake will go on in the form of Pentium and Celeron. Read more...

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Huawei is having a very busy first half of 2016 with many smartphone launches and the company doesn't plan to stop, as it has just launched the Honor 5C with its in-house developed Kirin SoC. Read more...

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TiVo, the iconic DVR brand that launched in the US market in 1999, is set to be acquired by Rovi in a $1.1 billion deal combining the data collection and analytic capabilities of the two companies. Read more...

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Windows 95 is over twenty years old now but that didn't stop a developer from trying to install it on an Apple Watch. He eventually succeeds bringing it to life, and explains how he did it. Read more...

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