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The first Windows Phone 8.1 handset from Archos, the 40 Cesium, includes a 4-inch display and quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor - and at just $99, it's one of the most affordable Windows Phones ever. Read more...

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After Lindsay Lohan took legal action against Rockstar Games, claiming the GTA V character Lacey Jonas is based on her, the company has hit back, saying her lawsuit is purely for "publicity purposes". Read more...

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If you are looking for a cheap Windows 8.1 device, you may be in luck. Microsoft will be offering the Acer Aspire E 15 for just $199 - although the promotion will be available for one day only. Read more...

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Microsoft is opening the doors to their Xbox facilities prior to PAX Prime in Seattle to the general public and PAX attendees Read more...

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Smartphone theft has been an issue, especially with high end phones, such as the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy line. Now California has decided to pass a new law to deal with and hopefully fix the issue. Read more...

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Most gaming notebooks have a certain stigma attached to them. But that's starting to change and the MSI GS70 Stealth Pro is another example of gaming laptops steering towards slimmer form factors. Read more...

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Earlier this week, Amazon announced that it would be buying Twitch.tv for nearly a billion dollars and now the service is being hit with a DDOS attack much like Sony's online service a few days ago. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that they are cutting the prices on some Azure features, which will further solidify that it is playing to win in the cloud, and that profit is secondary to attracting users. Read more...

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Microsoft may soon have some competition on its hands in the large-screen tablet realm, with Apple reportedly taking on the Surface Pro 3 with a 12.9-inch iPad set for release in early 2015. Read more...

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Microsoft has acknowledged that there is an issue with a small number of Surface Pro 3s that have an i7 and that a fix is coming soon but you should not worry about the thermometer screen. Read more...

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If you use Chrome and are on a 64bit machine, there is a new version of Chrome out now that bumps up the version number to 37: the build is available for Windows, OS X and Linux. Read more...

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The recently released NVIDIA Shield tablet is showing signs of cracking after limited use. Users are complaining that the device. which retails at $299, have noticed hairline cracks on the casing. Read more...

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Instagram was introduced nearly four years ago and has steadily exploded into a cultural phenomenon. Instagram's new app, Hyperlapse, hopes to spawn the same type of cultural reaction. Read more...

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If you are on T-Mobile or Sprint and you have been jealous of your Verizon neighbors, there may be good news on the horizon for you as well when it comes to the availability of the HTC One M8. Read more...

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In what might be the best Apple iPhone 6 leaks so far, what is alleged to be the iPhone 6 is literally stacked up and compared against the iPhone 5 in this series of images. Read more...

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Based on some "back of the napkin" calculations, it looks like Amazon's smartphone may not be so hot after-all; 35,000 units may all that have been sold in the first 20 days on the market. Read more...

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OnePlus has acknowledged an incident in which the battery inside one of its handsets exploded in a customer's pocket, destroying the device, and leaving the customer with a minor skin burn. Read more...

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We already knew about the upcoming technical preview of Windows Threshold but now we find out about a preview for the ARM version, including Windows Phone, and future updates to the Windows platform. Read more...

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Huawei has dropped support for Windows Phone. The company cites profitability as the main issue, but this comes amid continued tensions between Microsoft and the Chinese government. Read more...

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Key specs for the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact - Sony's upcoming iPad mini rival - have leaked, revealing that it will have an 8in Full HD display, Snapdragon 801 chipset, 3GB RAM and 4G LTE connectivity. Read more...

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HTC, the company which introduced the world to the Android OS, is expected to announce the world's first 64-bit octa-core smartphone at this year's IFA event on September 4th. Read more...

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After originally launching on iOS and Android, Spotify is finally bringing its free music streaming feature to Windows Phone. Users are now be able to stream music without a subscription Read more...

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LG has announced the G3 Stylus, a "G3 variant" that includes a pen, but which has far less impressive specs than the flagship - offering a 1.3GHz CPU, 960x540px display, 1GB RAM and no 4G LTE support. Read more...

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As its antitrust investigation into Microsoft continues, China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce says the company has not been 'transparent' in disclosing data on its Chinese sales. Read more...

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Apple has long held the number one spot in sales, but the release of the Galaxy S5 and its variants meant that Samsung's market share of LTE smartphones in Q2 2014 greatly surpassed Apple's. Read more...

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