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After weeks of clues that it was planning to do so, Microsoft finally confirmed today that it will drop Nokia in favor of Microsoft Lumia branding - and the MS logo will also be used on new devices. Read more...

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D-VASIVE by John McAfee is an app that sits in the background of your phone and alerts you whenever another app tries to access your mic or camera, as well as tells you which apps are tracking you. Read more...

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The Amazon Fire Phone was critically panned and thought to be a commercial failure. Today, Amazon announced a $170 million dollar loss due to their first foray in the the smartphone market. Read more...

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Netflix has announced three new originally produced shows, including a Bill Burr animated comedy and a sci-fi thriller starring Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy. Read more...

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Microsoft has pushed out an update for those of you who are in the Developers program which will keep your device eligible for future updates to the program, and you can download it right now. Read more...

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Facebook is looking to modernize forums and message boards with a new app called Rooms. Rooms will allow users to share pictures, texts and videos with moderation privileges. Read more...

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Although privacy breaches are fairly common, it has come to light more recently thanks to high profile celebrity leaks. According to a recent Microsoft survey, four in ten Americans face online fraud. Read more...

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With Google Inbox invites being so scarce, opportunists have taken to selling the invites on eBay. One auction so far has reached $205.00 + shipping, and others are averaging around the $50.00 mark. Read more...

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Microsoft is in transition to become a devices and services company, and things aren't looking too bad as Surface could soon be a billion dollar business for the company in the near future. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced its earnings for the period ending September 30th and the company brought in 23.2 billion in revenue and 5.48 billion of operating income. Read more...

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In Windows 10, there are a few new animations and if you would like to turn them off, we have created a tutorial for you to follow to remove the eye candy from the latest build. Read more...

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Microsoft has enabled the notification center in Windows 10 build 9860 and we have posted up a closer look at the new feature that unifies one of Windows 8 issues, missed notifications Read more...

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Microsoft has released an update for Windows 10 that will fix any power/sleep issues that your install of Windows 10 may have experienced and you can grab it now from Windows Update. Read more...

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This week, Microsoft announced a new series of virtual machines for the enterprise that run in Azure called the G series; and while the D series stands for SSD VMs, where did the G come from? Read more...

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The iFixit team is at it again, tearing down those expensive devices so you don't have to. This time around it's the 2014 Mac Mini which was unveiled last week, but how did it fare overall? Read more...

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In a recent interview the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, explained that the holidays will see smaller monthly updates for the Xbox One without major changes, mainly due to the expected increase in sales. Read more...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook took time out to meet the workers on the assembly lines of the iPhone 6 and other devices during his stay in China, ahead of a planned expansion of the workforce at that plant. Read more...

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An Alcatel executive says Windows Phone is best suited to lower-end devices rather than flagships, and that carriers agree, adding that Microsoft's Windows 10 will be a milestone for mobile computing. Read more...

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Google has announced a new partnership with researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK, aimed at improving an AI's image recognition and natural language processing skills. Read more...

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Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 530, can now be purchased for just £29.95 as a pay-as-you-go upgrade, or for £49.95 with a new pay-as-you-go SIM, plus a mandatory one-off £10 top-up. Read more...

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Amazon has started shipping the Amazon Fire TV in the UK. The small unit boasts impressive specs and offers Netflix, BBC iPlayer, BBC News, BBC Sport, Spotify and YouTube among others, out of the box. Read more...

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Nokia has shown decent growth throughout the last financial quarter and has managed to beat market expectations since offloading its loss making mobile phone business earlier this year. Read more...

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Inbox is an invite-only re-imagination of the standard Gmail. It intelligently groups specific types of mail together and learns your habits to display more important mail above the rest, and more. Read more...

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Ridley Scott's Halo Nightfall production is nearing release alongside the Halo: Master Chief Collection game. Check out the full official trailer for this intriguing mini-series. Read more...

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With the GTX 970 making up for an excellent value GPU and AMD responding with price cuts for the R9 290, folks looking to game at 4K now have some very capable multi-GPU options for around $600. Read more...

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