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Today, Microsoft released a series of updates for the Surface Pro 4. As usual, there was no changelog available to show what had been fixed and improved. Now, the company has published one. Read more...

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Yesterday, Microsoft released the first firmware update for its Surface Studio, which was announced in October. The company has finally published a changelog to show what got fixed. Read more...

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Microsoft is now showing yet another pop-up advertisement to Chrome users on Windows 10. This time, it's to advertise the company's own Shopping Assistant extension, rather than promoting Edge. Read more...

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Microsoft today announced a number of new features that are coming to the OneNote app for Windows, OneNote Online, and OneNote 2016, including stickers and Class Notebook Tools. Read more...

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Sony expanded its Nougat upgrade program to include the Xperia Z5 family earlier this week - and it's now begun rolling out Android 7.0 to the Xperia Z3+... with last month's security updates. Read more...

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Microsoft today took the wraps off of Office Lens for the iPad, including its 'Immersive Reader' experience. The app is Universal, so if you own it already for iPhone, you have it for iPad too. Read more...

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The game by Microsoft owned Mojang has stopped updating the Windows phone versions due to a low amount of users playing it. However, the game will still be available to download on the platform. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a beta version of PIX for Windows 10, a tool designed to provide developers with game performance analytics. Previously available on Xbox, PIX works with DirectX 12 games. Read more...

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Microsoft currently maintains various UX shells for each type of device on which Windows 10 runs - but it's said to be developing a unified 'Composable Shell' that adapts the OS for all devices. Read more...

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After issuing the Surface Studio's first firmware update yesterday, Microsoft is also rolling out a series of updates for the Surface Pro 4. As usual, there is no changelog provided. Read more...

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If you're in Canada, you can now try out YouTube's new sharing and chatting feature built into the mobile app. It's been in tests for almost a year but there's no info on when the feature goes global. Read more...

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Ubisoft has announced that they will allow Xbox One users full access to the game for free for three hours on January 24. The company made the game available for free to PS4 users yesterday. Read more...

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What do you get if you mix up the white flag emoji with the rainbow emoji? A rainbow flag of course. That's unless you throw in a couple more characters; then you can crash any iOS device. Read more...

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Adult streaming sites are exploiting a loophole in Google's video hosting services, utilizing YouTube's private video publishing feature as a backdoor for storing their content. Read more...

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Microsoft is testing new functionality for its Cortana app on Android, adding the ability to view and interact with its digital assistant directly from your handset's lock screen, with a single swipe. Read more...

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The FTC says the chip maker forced companies to use its baseband processors by punishing those that chose products from competitors with unfair patent licensing deals. Even Apple was a victim. Read more...

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If you missed the first flash sale, you're in luck, as Honor will be holding another sale of its newly released 6X. The promotional period will start on January 18 at 12pm CST. Read more...

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With today's highlighted deal, save $47% off the cost of a Wireless Mobile Gaming Controller. Play your favorite touchscreen games with added Bluetooth functionality on your smartphone. Read more...

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Microsoft is currently offering hefty discounts on select models in its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 ranges in the UK, alongside weeks of similar deals on both devices in the United States. Read more...

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Privacy, liberty, and accountability are not partisan issues, said the Electronic Frontier Foundation, as it set out its agenda to defend digital rights for the first 100 days of Trump's reign. Read more...

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The company's security engineers detailed some of the protocols designed to keep Android users safe. The company explained how it keeps a close eye on devices and apps even when they're infected. Read more...

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"Using Cortana with Microsoft Band 2 is no longer supported in Cortana app version 2.1.5 and later for Android", according to Microsoft's store listing for the latest update to its digital assistant. Read more...

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The Surface Mouse and Surface Keyboard are now available to buy in the UK and Germany - but there's no sign of the new Surface Ergonomic Keyboard that went on sale alongside them in the US last year. Read more...

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Swedish researchers have published a paper containing their findings of using a smartphone, specifically a Nokia Lumia 1020, as part of a prototype digital microscope to analyze DNA and tumor samples. Read more...

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It looks like Google might be planning to launch inexpensive Android One smartphones in the US to counter the growth of malware-ridden cheap devices that have emerged in the country. Read more...

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