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The vulnerability lets an attacker take control of any device running Android 2.2 onwards using multimedia content - but while Google has had a patch since April, 95% of devices remain unprotected. Read more...

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If you are even remotely interested in purchasing a 'OnePlus 2', chances are you will want to register your email in the new invite system. The OnePlus 2 will be announced later tonight. Read more...

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Leading UK telecoms provider BT is increasing its prices from September, less than ten months after the last 6.5% increase. Line rental will go up by £1, and broadband charges will rise by almost 7%. Read more...

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Cortana has been updated with a new game and for those of you who like movies, she has a bag full of trivia waiting to test your knowledge; the feature is now live too. Read more...

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China's Ministry of Culture has announced that it will relax restrictions on foreign console manufacturers limiting their operations to Shanghai, allowing them to build and sell devices nationwide. Read more...

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Samsung hasn't yet confirmed the existence of the Galaxy S6 Mini, but the new smaller variant of the S6 flagship that it launched earlier this year has now been captured on camera for the first time. Read more...

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Microsoft's first-party app family - Photos, Maps, Mail and Calendar, Groove and Movies & TV - has been highlighted in the latest video in Microsoft's '10 reasons to upgrade' campaign. Read more...

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The Microsoft Store continues to sell the 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL for £219 SIM-free - but you can now buy the gigantic Windows Phone in the UK for a lot less: it's currently available from only £159.99. Read more...

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The company has famously announced that updates to its new operating system will be automatic and mandatory but, now, a tool allows you to hide/block at least some of them. Read more...

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The Apple Watch will finally be a bit more widely available soon. That's because early next month, some versions of the device will be going on sale at select Best Buy locations. Read more...

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Microsoft has pushed out two updates to Windows 10 over the weekend, KB3074681 and KB3074678. Some users have, however, reported crashes after installing the former. Read more...

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Microsoft appears to be testing a new navigation bar on its Bing website featuring circular user avatars and a wireframe settings icon, similar to Windows 10. Read more...

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This must be the weekend of issues, and while Neowin's forums may be unavailable, all of Xbox Live is currently offline for gamers. While we don't know the cause, we'll be looking for the fix. Read more...

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posted 7 days ago on neowin
From Norton on Edge, and Emoji: The Movie, to super-flagships, uTorrent troubles, financials ups and downs, and the good ol' Windows app-gap, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news. Read more...

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Popular virtualization software, Parallels, is making the pitch with version 11 that it will bring Cortana to the Mac and allow you to use the digital assistant even if the app is not in focus. Read more...

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A recent report that gave us the possible specifications of the upcoming Microsoft flagship has now been updated with unofficial renders and suggests that the device will have on-screen buttons. Read more...

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posted 8 days ago on neowin
Uber is being sued following its recent expansions in Canada. Following the city of Toronto's failed lawsuit, it's the taxi drivers in Toronto looking for up to C$400m in damages. Read more...

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Those running Windows 10 as part of the Insider program may be excited about the Universal Store combining mobile and desktop apps but they'll need to update to build 10240 to use it. Read more...

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posted 8 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has revealed a number of changes coming to the backend of the Store, including changes to the listings, search algorithms, the web store and ratings and reviews. Read more...

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posted 9 days ago on neowin
After a flurry of updates and hotfixes, it looks like Microsoft is in no hurry to cool down, with another update already being pushed out to Windows 10. It also fixes a update error for Surface. Read more...

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After a report gave us our first glimpse at what the specifications of Microsoft's Cityman and Talkman flagships will be like, @eveleaks has now claims that the phones will be available in cyan. Read more...

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In the most recent of its '10 reasons to upgrade' videos, Microsoft wants you to know that Windows 10 is the most secure Windows ever, with advanced authentication techniques and stronger security. Read more...

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If you ever wanted to play Half-Life on your Android wearable, you're in luck! YouTuber David Bennett takes us through the process and shows us how Half-Life on an Android Wear device plays. Read more...

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Symantec's popular security software, Norton Antivirus, is prompting users to switch their default browser from Microsoft Edge to an alternative that supports extensions. Read more...

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With just days to go before the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft is hard at work with their partners to fix a bug that can potentially reduce laptop battery life by as much as 10%. Read more...

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