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After a long wait Blizzard's MOBA is finally getting a firm launch date, as Heroes of the Storm will launch on June 2nd after an open beta period, starting on the 20th of May. Read more...

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Today, we have a great offer over on the Neowin Deals store: 88% off a Cyber Security Developer Course Bundle, which normally costs $434, can now be picked up for just $49 for the next seven days. Read more...

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IKEA has been showing off some of its concepts for the near future. The company is looking at integrating new technology to make our future smart homes better designed and more useful. Read more...

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After adding support for MKV video playback to Windows 10 last year, Microsoft has now brought the same feature to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 - but that means it won't be available for everyone. Read more...

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According to a new report, Samsung managed to snatch another of TSMC's big clients. The South Korean company will build Qualcomm's upcoming high-end processors, the Snapdragon 820. Read more...

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The PiPO X7 has managed to simultaneously be both the most frustrating and most rewarding experience we've had with a mini PC. Check out our full review of the PiPO X7, the Windows 8.1 mini PC! Read more...

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Though Patch Tuesday has already come and gone for this month, Microsoft will push an impressive number of patches out today. Admins and mobile users might want to keep a close eye on Windows Update. Read more...

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Google is implementing an API change that will soon block YouTube streaming on older devices such as Google TVs, games consoles, Smart TVs, and all Apple devices not running iOS 7 and above. Read more...

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A new search engine for streaming video promises a solution for users who have more than one video provider, pulling content from 15 different libraries including Netflix, Hulu, and Xbox Video. Read more...

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According to a new listing on the Microsoft Store website, Microsoft Band owners will soon have new ways to view their health and fitness data thanks to new apps for Xbox One, Windows 8, and iPad. Read more...

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You might be in for a bit of a surprise if you plan on "cold booting" your Apple Watch. The watch has been tested on display units, which seems to take over a minute to boot. Read more...

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Microsoft's Aaron Butcher talks about some of the enhancements included in the new universal Maps app for Windows 10, as well as specific features and capabilities regarding the app for phones Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that their first store outside of North America will open in up Sydney, Australia later this year; this could be the start of a truly international expansion for the stores. Read more...

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Samsung has announced two new additions to their Galaxy Tab lineup, the Galaxy Tab A 8" and Galaxy Tab A 9.7", with mostly mediocre specs but with a change to a 4:3 aspect ratio. Read more...

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Samsung's SM951 is a better value than performance SATA SSDs when you consider it's twice as fast, not to mention that it's quicker and cheaper than Intel's NVMe-equipped SSD 750 1.2TB. Read more...

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Earlier today, Microsoft announced a new Avatars app for Windows 10 and if you look in the new beta store in the Technical Preview, you can try it out right now; a gallery is posted after the jump. Read more...

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Microsoft's Major Nelson has said that they will be bringing the Avatars app to Windows 10 and that they will share more about the app later this week; a screenshot was shared of the new application. Read more...

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Sony announced the Xperia Z4 today in Japan, but a new report has already suggested that the latest flagship is exclusive to the country and the company will launch a new one globally in May. Read more...

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Google will now allow you to download your search history. The search giant is now offering a method for you to archive your previous search history and download it in its entirety. Read more...

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Microsoft's Surface 3 represents years of refinement and with a revised form factor, high-resolution display and an entry point of $499, has Microsoft got it right or are they still missing the point? Read more...

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"Open sales for the OnePlus One, forever," says the company. "Farewell to invites." Indeed, from today, you can buy the One without pre-approval - but the invite system will return for the OnePlus 2. Read more...

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Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox unit, says the company plans to focus on first-party games at its E3 press conference, adding that this may be the best year for exclusive games its ever had. Read more...

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A leaked report shows that the European Commission is looking to take into account supposed competition from VOIP services which are taking on traditional wireless carriers across the Union. Read more...

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Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, has shown off the custom Surface 3 Type Covers that the company sent him, including one in a new color - a green version that looks close to the Xbox brand. Read more...

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In a complicated deal worth about $1.9 billion, Raytheon Co has said it will combine its cyber security unit with Websense to create a new company, reporting to the arms maker's executive Read more...

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