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Google today announced that HTC, Lenovo, and Qualcomm are working on new standalone VR headsets that don't require phones, cables, or PCs to use. They'll be available later this year. Read more...

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While Google is holding its I/O 2017 developer conference keynote today, the Android O Beta Program has gone live for supported Nexus and Pixel devices, although there is no update just yet. Read more...

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Google announced today that its digital Assistant is on 100 million devices so far, and it's soon going to be available for many more. As rumored, the Assistant is coming soon to iPhones. Read more...

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At its I/O conference today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed the next generation of the company's image recognition technology under the Google Lens brand, allowing you to identify objects easily. Read more...

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Microsoft released Windows 10 for PCs build 16199 to the Fast ring today, adding a range of new features to the OS, but there's also a list of fixes, improvements, and known issues. Read more...

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced today at the company's I/O dev conference that Android has now passed over 2 billion monthly active devices, while Google Photos has over 500 million active users. Read more...

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It's a new week, which means that it's time for a new Windows 10 build in the Fast ring. Build 16199 for PCs includes a number of new features, some of which were announced at Build 2017. Read more...

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Nine months after Google released Android 7.0 - and months after the update arrived for the device on Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and even AT&T - Nougat is finally available for the unlocked LG G5. Read more...

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While Google is kicking off its I/O 2017 developer conference, Microsoft is releasing new builds of Windows 10, bringing Mobile build 15215 to the Fast ring alongside a new PC build. Read more...

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ExtraTorrent, the world's second largest peer-to-peer torrent index site, has been permanently shut down. How much of a role the site's legal troubles had in this development remains to be seen. Read more...

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Microsoft has removed seven Windows phones from its online Store today, which accounted for half of its selection. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to which ones were removed. Read more...

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Amazon today announced a slightly updated Fire 7 tablet, and a $10 cheaper Fire HD 8. The Fire HD 8 now also comes with a Kids Edition, offering a two-year "worry less" guarantee. Read more...

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Following last week's Microsoft Build 2017 event, Google is kicking off its I/O developer conference today, where it's expected to reveal more on Android O, Chrome OS, its digital Assistant, and more. Read more...

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Dead in Bermuda is now available for free via EA's latest On the House promotion. The game is a survival strategy game and replaces the previous offer's free games, Theme Hospital and Syberia II. Read more...

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Netflix has announced that a TV show based on the popular 'The Witcher' franchise is being developed. It will stay true to the source material and themes of the books that the games are based on . Read more...

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ASUS tweeted yesterday that its Android Wear 2.0 rollout for the ZenWatch 3 had begun. But it has since deleted that tweet, and clarified that the rollout won't start until "the end of the month". Read more...

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As if Tesla, SpaceX, and all of his other exploits were not enough, Elon Musk now wants to expand the transport networks of our cities by building new and faster tunneling machines. Read more...

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A couple of weeks after Google released its Android security update for May to its supported Nexus and Pixel devices, Samsung has begun rolling out those patches to its Galaxy S7 flagship. Read more...

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With today's deal save close to $3,000 off the recommended price of The Crash Course Coding Bundle. Bring yourself up to speed with coding essentials with eight courses, in 63 hours. Read more...

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2005's Phantom Dust is now available on Xbox One and Windows 10 as an Xbox Play Anywhere title with a range of improvements. The game now includes Xbox Live integration, widescreen support, and more. Read more...

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After having initially decided not to follow the US electronics ban on international flights back in March, the Australian Prime Minister has indicated that the matter is still under consideration. Read more...

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Shadow Brokers, the hacker group that back in April published the EternalBlue exploit used to create the Wannacry ransomware, are now threatening to release even more tools this June. Read more...

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At its Financial Analyst Day presentation, AMD revealed a new line of 'Threadripper' CPUs which are aimed at conquering the high-end desktop market and supporting up to 16 cores and 32 threads. Read more...

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If you were hoping to score a great price on HTC's latest, U11, now might be a perfect time. For what can be assumed as a limited time promotion, HTC is knocking $50 off the retail price. Read more...

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Microsoft today released its first major update to OneNote for iOS in over a year, bringing the version number to 16.0. It includes a redesigned 'look and feel' to the application. Read more...

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