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Microsoft announced at its Ignite 2016 conference today that Visio will be coming to Android and Windows phones. The company did not share a timeline for when the apps will arrive. Read more...

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A week after rolling out its first beta of macOS 10.12.1 Sierra, Apple has now made the second beta available to developers. The new release bumps the build number up to 16B2333a. Read more...

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A man claims that the replacement Galaxy Note7 he received under Samsung's recall program exploded less than 24 hours after it arrived, causing injuries to his hand, and damage to his Apple MacBook. Read more...

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The data protection commissioner for Hamburg, Germany, has ordered Facebook to delete any data it may have already transferred from WhatsApp. He also said users must give permission to share data. Read more...

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Samsung says 90% of those who have so far returned their Galaxy Note7 have chosen to stick with the device by opting for a replacement - but almost over 40% of US owners still haven't returned theirs. Read more...

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While Google is reportedly planning to launch a premium notebook next year as a showcase for its new Andromeda OS, it looks like the new Huawei-made Nexus tablet could be the developer device for it. Read more...

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At day two of Microsoft's Ignite 2016 conference, the company announced a number of new features that are coming to Windows 10 Mobile in the next feature update, codenamed Redstone 2. Read more...

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A new variant of ransomware called MarsJoke has been discovered by security researchers. It is distributed via spam emails, which pretend to contain a link to track a parcel on an air carrier. Read more...

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Mozilla has announced that all B2G (Firefox OS) code will be stripped from the Firefox browser engine, Gecko. The move comes following a year of the company winding down involvement in the project. Read more...

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With today's highlighted deal, save $91 off the price of a Lifetime subscription to OpenVPN. Enjoy an ad-free, completely secure internet experience with OneVPN via Neowin Deals. Read more...

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CNBC claims Microsoft is considering a bid to acquire Twitter. However, according to Bloomberg, Microsoft was approached "but isn't interested", while Disney is said to be evaluating a possible bid. Read more...

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A report claiming that Elite x3 sales had been suspended until mid-October proved to be inaccurate, as the device went on sale yesterday, followed quickly by the Anniversary Update and new firmware. Read more...

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Apple has been having some trouble defining the role of its Watch. Having relegated it to the fitness market, the company now reportedly hopes to build on that and push into the healthcare sector. Read more...

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The BBC will require all users of iPlayer, iPlayer Radio and some of its mobile apps to log in to be able to use them from 2017 - but it insists the data will not be used for TV licensing enforcement. Read more...

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There may not be much left for Google to unveil at its October 4 launch event. Following numerous leaks relating to its new flagship phones, an official render of the Pixel handset has leaked. Read more...

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YouTube Go is a new official app that will allow users to not only enjoy downloaded YouTube content but also share it without using up any data. The new app will roll out in the coming months. Read more...

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OnePlus is known among tech enthusiasts for its devices that are exclusively sold online. But starting this week, the OnePlus 3 handset will also be available from an actual carrier, O2 in the UK. Read more...

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Google is expanding a program where the company partners with local businesses and institutions around the world. The aim is to bring free, wireless internet to everyone, everywhere. Read more...

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With its premium design, the Xiaomi Mi VR Play looks to be an ideal low-cost solution for VR on a smartphone. Here is our unboxing and first impressions of the headset. Read more...

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Plex Cloud allows users to host their media content online, without requiring them to maintain a local PC host or NAS. A Plex pass and Amazon drive storage are required to use the service. Read more...

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Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Mobile devices on the Release Preview and Slow rings, bringing the build number to 14393.221. As usual, there is no changelog. Read more...

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Microsoft announced today that with Uber's new app, it will provide an additional layer of security by periodically asking drivers to take selfies, assuring riders of their identity. Read more...

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At Microsoft's Ignite 2016 afternoon conference today, Satya Nadella and Deion Sanders took the stage to announce a new bot, which is designed to help users with their fantasy football. Read more...

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Google's big October press event is said to include the announcement of a new 4K Chromecast device. We're still a week away from the event, but we're getting our first look at Google's new Chromecast. Read more...

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At Microsoft's Ignite conference today, the company finally announced the return of OneDrive placeholders in Windows. The feature will now be known as On-Demand Sync. Read more...

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