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Microsoft's affordable Lumia 535 can now be purchased from just £79 off-contract, including a 5-inch qHD display, 5MP rear camera with flash, 5MP front cam, 1GB RAM, and the latest Lumia Denim update. Read more...

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Piracy, especially music piracy, has apparently disappeared from Norway. This seems to be because of easy to access to affordable, convenient and legal music streaming services. Read more...

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HP's new high-end Windows notebook features a 360-degree hinge, 13.3-inch display with Quad HD resolution, 8GB RAM, and up to 512GB storage with a Core i7 processor, and is expected to launch soon. Read more...

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A new report shows that the US Drug Enforcement Agency is tracking millions of cars and people in real-time as they move across the country. They also have a database with hundreds of millions of more Read more...

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As part of the preview wave for the February update, Microsoft has released new firmware for its controllers. These bring some speed and stability improvements but will require separate updates. Read more...

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Despite the company's reluctance to talk about what's inside the HoloLens, information has started to trickle out and according to a report, Microsoft's AR headset is powered by Intel chips. Read more...

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Microsoft's stock took a nosedive in after hours trading despite its seemingly successful quarterly results. What's got investors in a panic when everything seems to be going well? Windows, of course. Read more...

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Lizard Squad continues taking down websites, this time it included a whole lot of various communication and social media services including Facebook, Instagram, AIM, Tinder, Hipchat and MySpace. Read more...

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Retrofitting an existing home with so-called "Internet of Things" gadgets isn't cheap, but with the right tools you can hack some cloud functionality into your dumb appliances. Meet littleBits. Read more...

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Blizzard is testing a new patch that will bring a 'S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera' to the "World of Warcraft". This new item will allow characters to take selifes. Twitter integration is also being tested. Read more...

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Pixelapse, the online collaboration platform, has announced it has been acquired by Dropbox. It will continue to offer it's standalone services for the next year while they get ready for the merge. Read more...

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One of the biggest problems that Windows has on new display hardware is poor DPI scaling at high resolutions, but some of the icons found in build 9926 show that it may soon be a thing of the past. Read more...

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The Environmental Protection Agency has released its most recent rankings for green energy consumption within the United States. Intel and Microsoft claim top spots. Read more...

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Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has confirmed that Windows 10 devices with screens smaller than 8 inches will lack the desktop, while devices with 8-inch and larger screens will keep it. Read more...

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Microsoft announced its quarterly earnings report this morning and revealed that it had sold more than 10 million Lumia smartphones, which is the highest number for the product line in any quarter. Read more...

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Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of "Minecraft" developer Mojang is already reaping dividends for the company, with its first-part games sales skyrocketing by 79 percent. Read more...

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Microsoft announced their earnings today and for the first quarter since being announced, Microsoft's Surface line of tablets has crossed the billion dollar threshold in a single quarter. Read more...

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Microsoft has released its earnings for the most recent quarter which ended December 31st and is the second quarter for the company with revenue of $26.5 billion, $7.8 billion of net income. Read more...

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Sony has sold the very first PS4 20th anniversary edition for a whopping $128,000 USD. Luckily, the auction winnings will go to a charity in Japan that is focused on helping children. Read more...

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Microsoft has offered Cortana integration in the January Technical Preview, but officially it is only available in the United States, but we have a workaround for everyone else who wants to test it. Read more...

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The NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad looks like an Apple produced 10-key pad. While Apple has neglected this accessory for nearly a decade, does this NewerTech get keypad get the job done? Read more...

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Jacob Rossi, senior engineer at Microsoft's web platform team has shared more details about Spartan, its rendering engine, and how it will affect users and developers moving forward. Read more...

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A newly released app which let users to watermark photos which they were uploading to Facebook has been removed by the company along with the photos users posted, in the run up to new privacy rules. Read more...

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Microsoft released a video last week showing off the new Office touch apps, giving us the best look yet at the new touch-friendly versions of its productivity suite coming to the Windows platform. Read more...

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Facebook has launched a 'lite' version of its social networking app in emerging markets. The app requires minimal specifications and works perfectly even on a 2G connection, according to user reviews. Read more...

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