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Google recently introduced 360-degree videos to YouTube and they've already seen a bit of success. Now the company is allowing advertisers to take advantage of this VR-compatible technology. Read more...

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Although we have seen quite a few leaks for Motorola's mid-range device the 'Moto G', we might be getting our first real glimpse at Motorola's flagship, the Moto X. Read more...

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T-Mobile has announced 'Advanced Messaging' - a service that will bring a wide variety of new features to a mostly unchanged messaging service utilized by wireless carriers. Read more...

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Qualcomm's 'Strategic Realignment' Plan was unveiled today. The plan will cut jobs and will attempt to save the company from spending $1.4 billion USD. Read more...

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Google has rectified the issue of playing vertical videos on YouTube. If you have an Android device, a new version of the app will allow full screen playback of vertical videos. Read more...

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Google's 'Your Timeline' feature will allow Google Maps users to retrace their steps and explore the past. The feature will see a gradual roll out and will be available on Android and PC. Read more...

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Just under two weeks after rolling it out to the Fast ring, Microsoft has now released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10166 to those testing the new OS on the Slow ring. Read more...

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An Emoji movie is coming courtesy of the folks at Sony Pictures. Although Emoji's are universal, it is unknown whether global recognition alone will translate the film into a blockbuster. Read more...

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Sony has announced the beginning of its Android 5.1 rollout, starting with the Xperia Z3 and Z2 Series. The new Lollipop update will continue to make its way to more devices "over the coming weeks". Read more...

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Popular BitTorrent client uTorrent is being flagged as harmful software by anti-virus vendors, and blocked by Google, apparently due to concerns over third-party software bundled with the torrent app. Read more...

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The release notes for last week's Windows build 10240 have leaked online. The document has information about the bug fixes, known issues and what's new in the latest build seeded to Windows Insiders. Read more...

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Less than two weeks after rolling out the first public beta of its next big mobile OS update, Apple is pushing ahead with a new preview release: iOS 9 beta 4, which is available to download now. Read more...

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A Lenovo exec says a Motorola Windows 10 phone is a possibility, but notes that Microsoft's moves to make its software available across multiple platforms has reduced the need for Windows handsets. Read more...

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While unlikely to be a performance powerhouse, the Acer One 10 offers modest features at an excellent price. The $199.99 tablet-laptop hybrid is now available online via Acer and other retailers. Read more...

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Microsoft has rolled out its first preview of Exchange Server 2016, bringing a huge range of improvements, including better performance and reliability, and big changes for the Outlook Web App. Read more...

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The response of Xbox chief Phil Spencer to a short thread over on Twitter includes confirmation that Microsoft is bringing mouse and keyboard support to its Xbox One console. Read more...

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While Windows 10 is expected to bring a number of features with it, some features, like support for syncing app installs and Start menu/screen layouts will be discontinued with its launch. Read more...

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Microsoft has released Send, an app that was previously called 'Flow', which is a lightweight email service that acts a lot like a messaging platform, but is only available to iOS users, for now. Read more...

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Microsoft released its earnings and the company reported a loss because of the write-down of the Nokia assets. Their quarter was not as strong as the previous year even excluding the write down. Read more...

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New "concept Android software with a fresh take on the Sony user experience" is in development, and you can sign up now for a preview - as long as you meet some very specific criteria. Read more...

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Revenge porn is when a person shares, without your permission, intimate photos on the web and if these images are on a Microsoft service, the company is making it easier to have them removed. Read more...

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Today on offer via Neowin Deals, you can 'Pay what you want' on a Web Hacker Bundle which includes seven courses; save hundreds of dollars with this time-limited deal. Read more...

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Rovio has explicitly stated that Angry Birds 2 "will not be released for Windows Phones" - but the company's 'Mighty Eagle' has hinted at the possibility that that could change in the future. Read more...

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Microsoft has published the minimum hardware requirements for phones being built for Windows 10 Mobile. These can give us a sense of what the company's planning and its hopes for the OS. Read more...

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Apple's Q3 earnings this year showed incredible growth, with iPhone sales still going strong, $11 billion in profits and the company's cash reserve hitting, for the first time ever, $200 billion. Read more...

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