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Buyers of Huawei's Honor 5X and 7 smartphones in certain markets can try out the devices with the option of returning them within 60 days for a full refund, with free delivery and pick-up. Read more...

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Google has announced changes to its mobile advertising service. It will now show promoted pins on Google Maps, as well as optimizing ads for what it calls today's "mobile-first" world. Read more...

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Microsoft has released the latest update for its Groove music app on Windows 10 PCs and tablets - but this one is currently available only to Windows Insiders testing the latest builds of the OS. Read more...

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Microsoft's latest deal for gamers in the UK brings its 1TB Xbox One down to £279.99 - that's £70 off its regular price - including Halo 5, Forza 6 and Rise of the Tomb Raider, and a £25 gift card. Read more...

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A new reporting looking at Apple's R&D spending points towards large sums of money being diverted to the rumored Apple Car. Analysts also believe Apple will adopt a ride-sharing revenue model. Read more...

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A new line of OMEN products was announced by HP, with the products being destined for gamers. The two laptops and one desktop are all designed with VR in mind and offer a number of configurations. Read more...

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While work is well and truly underway to help Linux overcome the 'Year 2038 problem', Torvalds has shot down a slew of patches targeting its virtual filesystem switch kernel interface. Read more...

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Three has announced that it will conduct a 24-hour trial of opt-in ad-blocking on its network one a day during the week commencing June 13. The move has drawn criticism from online ad proponents. Read more...

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If you've been looking for a new mouse, SteelSeries' latest Rival 700 might be the one for you. The latest gaming mouse offers a customizable OLED display, tactile feedback and more. Read more...

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Microsoft has begun rolling out the May 2016 Insider Preview build for Office Insiders, bringing the build number to 16.0.6965.2051. The new build brings improvements for Excel and Skype for Business. Read more...

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After being removed from the Google Store almost a month ago, HTC has officially ended production of the Google Nexus 9 tablet. It will still be sold on HTC's website while supplies last. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a cumulative update build for Windows 10 Mobile Insiders on the Fast ring. Build 14342.1004 contains a fix for the battery issue that was found in build 14342. Read more...

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PayPal has issued a statement that all users must be using version 6.0 of the firm's app by June 30. Any older version will no longer work, which includes Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Fire OS. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a number of driver updates for both the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4. The firm seems to also be changing the way that it documents new driver updates. Read more...

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According to a new report, Microsoft is planning to launch two new streaming devices at E3. One will be a Chromecast-style device and the other will be something larger with more functionality. Read more...

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Amazon is selling Halo: The Master Chief Collection for just $19.99, $30 off of the regular price of $49.99. The game includes four different Halo games, as well as lots of bonus content. Read more...

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NASA has started using HoloLens to help construct the Mars 2020 rover. NASA developed an application called ProtoSpace to display a computer-generated model on the HoloLens devices at life-like scale. Read more...

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At the Barcelona stop along the international Build Tour, Microsoft teased Project Europe, a top-secret UWP project. Not much, if anything, is known about the project except for that it involves UWP. Read more...

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Samsung might be planning to skip numbers for its next Galaxy Note handset, in order to be in line more with its current S flagships, possibly naming the next handset the Galaxy Note 7. Read more...

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Google is once again trying to put pressure on OEMs and carriers to make sure users get the latest Android updates. But its efforts may be in vain thanks to fundamentally opposite business models. Read more...

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The LG G5's 'Friends' - the company's range of accessories for the modular device - have finally gone on sale in the US, a month later than planned... but not all of the Friends have shown up yet. Read more...

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Save $20 off the normal price of a two-year subscription to ESET Mobile Security for Android. Protect your data and catch threats before they strike with this Google Play top seller. Read more...

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A new congressional reports shows that every year the US government spends a shocking amount of money just to maintain ancient computer systems that it still uses; in some cases as old as 50 years. Read more...

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A credible leak seems to show a number of benchmarks that were run on Nvidia's new GeForce 1070 GTX card. It shows the new-gen, Pascal-using GPU blow past the competition and older models. Read more...

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A few weeks after releasing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Verizon is rolling out a software update for both devices, promising "bug fixes, enhancements and other changes." Read more...

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