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A third device was unexpectedly announced by Google today: the Nexus Player - a set-top box built by ASUS, which runs Android TV and includes a voice-activated remote, with a gamepad sold separately. Read more...

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Google has unveiled the Google Nexus 9, its new 8.9-inch tablet, powered by a NVIDIA Tegra K1 64-bit processor and also including an 8MP rear camera, 6700mAh battery and up to 32GB of storage. Read more...

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It has finally arrived: Google's latest handset, the Nexus 6. Pre-orders for the Motorola-made device begin on October 29, but it won't be cheap, with prices starting at $649 off-contract. Read more...

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Previously known as 'the L release', Google has today announced Android 5.0 Lollipop, which will launch on a trio of new devices first, before heading to the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 "in the coming weeks". Read more...

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This is the fifth and final installment in a series exploring the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the first transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced today that they have teamed up with Docker to bring the container technology to a future release of Windows Server and of course this will come to Azure too. Read more...

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Microsoft will release a mobile-centric Halo game for mobile devices later this year. "Spartan Strike" will be a direct successor to last year's "Spartan Assault." Read more...

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If you are using the Windows 10 technical preview and want to get the Charms bar back without using the keyboard shortcut, there is a simple app that you can install that returns the functionality. Read more...

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The POODLE bug knows no bounds and has even affected the MetroTwit app, and as a result, the developers have decided to issue a hotfix for the retired Twitter client - but this is probably a one-off. Read more...

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Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 735 - its new 4G Windows Phone for the selfie-obsessed - a few weeks ago. Ahead of our full review, we look at some highlights of what the affordable handset has to offer. Read more...

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After first showing off the future of Wi-Fi, Samsung is now revealing some impressive tests they've been doing on 5G networks, which achieved incredible download speeds even in tough conditions. Read more...

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Bono took the opportunity last night to apologise to fans who were forced to download 'Songs of Innocence' via iTunes following the iPhone 6 reveal in September and admitted to getting carried away Read more...

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Did you watch something on YouTube during the past couple of months? If you have, you could be infected with a malicious rootkit. According to reports, over 100,000 people have been infected. Read more...

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Google researchers released a paper that describes how SSLv3 can be compromised to steal sensitive information, pretty much forcing all webservers to only support the newer TLS protocols. Read more...

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Turtle Rock Studios is following up its Left for Dead hit franchise with a new cooperative shooter. Confirmed for an October 30 launch, the Big Alpha test event will be only on Xbox One. Read more...

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Microsoft, in an attempt to have comments deleted from YouTube that contained stolen Windows keys, has accidentally caused a mass removal of Windows videos from the video sharing platform. Read more...

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Thanks to an update released on Patch Tuesday, IE11 has been updated with new functionality on the 'new tab' page that brings with it search functionality that looks similar to Chrome. Read more...

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Microsoft's new firmware updates bring various fixes and enhancements to the Surface 2, and a further update will make its way to the Surface Pro 3 to improve Wi-Fi connectivity "in the coming weeks". Read more...

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Google's chairman, Eric Schmidt, has said that the company's biggest search rival is Amazon and not Bing, which is surely a blow to the ego of the team behind Microsoft's search engine. Read more...

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Google has launched a new ad campaign for Android to attract new users to the platform, which supports a variety of devices in all shapes and sizes under the tagline "be together. not the same" Read more...

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Google's Nexus 6 has been revealed in an image via @evleaks, and will reportedly be announced tomorrow alongside the Nexus 9 tablet, which is said to be priced from $399 for the 16GB model. Read more...

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The first official Vine app for a non-smartphone platform has just been released, as the social network has released a version of the service for Microsoft's Xbox One console. Read more...

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As predicted last week, Highscreen has become the latest brand to join the Windows Phone platform, unveiling two new handsets - the WinJoy and WinWin - which will both go on sale for under $100. Read more...

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Sony has finally released one of their latest handsets and it is now available for purchase in the United States. The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can officially be purchased from the Sony US online store. Read more...

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Lollipop? Lemon Meringue Pie? It seems that neither of these will be the name of Android L, as the head of the company that creates Google's Android 'sculptures' has hinted at another name entirely. Read more...

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