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Two decades ago, Windows 95 was released. We take a look back at some of the most notable features of the popular operating system and its influence on later versions of Windows. Read more...

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Last week, Microsoft rolled out its first Windows 10 Insider Preview for PCs since the OS launched on July 29. Now that you've had a few days to try out build 10525, we're eager to hear your thoughts. Read more...

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Microsoft's powerful Lumia camera application comes to all non-Lumia Windows Phone handsets, but is it worth using immediately? Read more...

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Many of Windows 10's key features have been talked about at length, but the operating system actually comes with a lot of great features that aren't as immediately obvious to everyday users. Read more...

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Russia's Prosecutor General has been asked to look into Microsoft amid claims that Windows 10 'illicitly' collects user data, by a state official who says the OS is 'effectively spying on its users'. Read more...

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Private torrent trackers have begun banning Windows 10 users from their sharing networks as they believe Microsoft is trying to spy on them, based upon the terms of its new Services Agreement. Read more...

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An app in the Microsoft App store is now showing support for HoloLens, which appears to be the first to do so, although it does not appear to have holograms and is simply a showcase app. Read more...

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ASUS' latest offering brings an improved version of the 'ZenFone 2' that touts 256GB of storage. The Intel Atom powered handset also offers 4GB RAM and a 13MP camera. Read more...

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The Windows Phone Store might not have a lot of games, but here are some of our hand-picked favorites that will hopefully ensure that you have a decent gaming experience on your Windows Phone. Read more...

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You might soon be able to buy a Big Mac with your Android Phone, if this leaked McDonald's memo is anything to go by. Android Pay is reportedly set to roll out in US stores on August 26. Read more...

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Microsoft has confirmed yet another round of layoffs affecting the phone hardware division that was acquired from Nokia last year, which will result in the closure of an unit and 2300 job cuts. Read more...

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Opportunistic criminals have given Ashley Madison users another reason to worry about, after emails blackmailing users emerged. The extortionists are demanding exactly 1.0000001 BTC from people. Read more...

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After upgrading the HP EliteBook 1020 to Windows 10, we ran it through the normal gauntlet of benchmarks to see if there was performance difference, and we'll share the results with you now. Read more...

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From Google's lightning data loss and Ashley Madison data dumps, to Microsoft's hardware extravaganza and the fiery death of an old Nokia, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news. Read more...

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Microsoft will not be issuing a product key for post RTM builds of Windows 10, this means that activation can only be achieved by an upgrade from RTM or dual booting from the same device. Read more...

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The camera fault long-troubling some iPhone 6 Plus owners is now automatically recognised by Apple for free repairs in a new worldwide replacement program. Read more...

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With Windows 10 available for most of the general public, a study of social media reactions points to lots of people loving the new OS, though a “trend towards growing hostility can be observed." Read more...

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Mozilla is making many changes to the way Firefox works, opting for an extension model that is similar to Chrome and also adopting Chrome's multi-process interface for different tabs. Read more...

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On this episode of The Redmond Report, I provide more details about Microsoft's upcoming October event (Surface Pro 4, Band, phones) and a few details about an Xbox Slim that is in the works. Read more...

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Following rumors of Samsung launching a Windows 10 tablet, another report claims that the company might also be working on an 18.4-inch Android tablet with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of expandable storage. Read more...

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A new rumor claims that Samsung could be looking to launch a 12-inch Windows 10 tablet soon. The device could feature a Super AMOLED display with 3840×2400 resolution and 4 GB of RAM. Read more...

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After leaking the user data of infidelity website Ashley Madison, hackers have released another set of data, this time regarding internal company documents, and Avid Life Media's Noel Biderman. Read more...

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Following Cumulative Update 3, Microsoft has issued a statement that it will offer a detailed explanation only for "significant" Windows 10 cumulative updates in the future. Read more...

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New research into phone security has found an alarming number of Android users using easy to predict screen lock patterns. Bad patterns are comparable to obvious passwords, such as "1234567". Read more...

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Switching over to Android just got a little easier for iPhone users in the U.S. with Samsung offering a free month to try out some of the latest Galaxy phones. Read more...

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