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Microsoft's Skype team has announced plans to update the Xbox One version of the VoIP app next week, which will improve auto zoom for video chats along with a way to take a profile picture via Kinect. Read more...

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While PC shipments continued to decline in the first quarter of 2014, research firms IDC and Gartner report they went down at a slower pace than recent quarters, due in part to upgrades from Windows . Read more...

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Users of the Windows Phone Preview for Developer program can expect to receive Windows Phone 8.1 "early next week," according to a tweet by Microsoft's Joe Belfiore. Read more...

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Microsoft's Surface mini is still on the agenda and we have a few more details to about the device that will help to complete the company's tablet portfolio with a new size of device. Read more...

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Microsoft has updated all of its internal Windows Phone apps that were labeled from the Bing collection, except that the new versions all remove the word "Bing" from the apps' titles. Read more...

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The European Court of Justice has ruled that citizens in The Netherlands can't download copyrighted movies and music for free, stating that the country's "piracy levy" is illegal. Read more...

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Microsoft's Start menu was a huge hit at BUILD and has been a hot topic of conversation but the world is wanting to know when the feature will return but Microsoft has been quiet on the topic so far. Read more...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen apparently has no problem getting rid of the company's hardware division if called for, stating, "If I cannot make money on handsets, I will not be in the handset business." Read more...

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Microsoft has pushed out a fun little browser game called ‘Escape from Windows XP' and it takes you back in time to crush the ways of XP as you try to escape the obsolete OS. Read more...

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Mozilla has finally responded to the speculation from various media outlets over the resignation of the company's new CEO, Brendan Eich, following the brief outcry on social media for choosing him. Read more...

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EvLeaks has revealed that a Harman/Kardon edition of the HTC One will be coming exclusively to Sprint. Although the deal isn't solidified once complete Sprint will begin marketing this edition. Read more...

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Abandoning skeumorphism for a flatter UI, the new Spotify desktop app introduces a much cleaner interface and new ways on how to interact with and sort your favorite music. Read more...

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The Arsenio Hall Show featured a parody of Microsoft's new Cortana digitial assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 giving Hall some attitude, along with Apple's own Siri. Read more...

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An employee at Microsoft has posted a video showing the team behind the recent release of the OneNote app for the Mac bursting into song in a version of "One Day More" from Les Misérables. Read more...

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Facebook will be updating its main apps so that chat options will be removed so that users will be forced to download and install Facebook Messenger to chat on mobile devices. Read more...

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Dropbox has announced that its users can now link their personal and business cloud storage accounts, and also revealed a new app called Carousel that stores and displays photos and videos. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a new update of its OneNote app for Android devices, which now allows users to create notebooks in OneDrive along with new sections and more. Read more...

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Microsoft has released four new videos that offer people information on what's included in the just released Windows 8.1 Update, including the changes made to the desktop user interface. Read more...

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A project at Stanford University has team members modifing an Xbox 360 controller so that it can monitor human vital signs like heart rate, blood flow and more, which could be used in future games. Read more...

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Microsoft's newly minted CEO, Satya Nadella will be making another public appearance on April 15th to talk about big data and there will be a live stream of the event too. Read more...

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Microsoft has pulled the Windows 8.1 Update from Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) servers due to an issue that causes some PCs to stop scanning against WSUS 3.0 SP2 or WSUS 3.2 servers. Read more...

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European Court of Justice has rejected the data retention law which was passed eight years ago after complaints from Austria and Ireland as the law violated basic civil rights of the citizens. Read more...

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The evolution of HTC's flagship takes many forms. The One M8 features a larger 5-inch display, faster Snapdragon 801 SoC, the new Duo Camera array, a refined Sense 6.0 UI atop Android 4.4; and more. Read more...

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Twitter has revealed plans to roll out a new design for its web-based profile pages, with an even larger image header, a way for users to pin specific tweets to their page and more. Read more...

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The R9 290X had such a huge thermal output that we weren't sure AMD would consider a dual-GPU version. Apparently so, as today arrives the Radeon R9 295X2, the most extreme card we've ever seen. Read more...

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