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Almost eleven months after Marshmallow was originally released, a preview build of OxygenOS 3.1.0 - based on Android 6.0.1 - is now available for the OnePlus X, but there are some known issues. Read more...

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The Microsoft Store cut the price of its Windows 10 Mobile flagship to £399.99 in June - but its price has continued to fall elsewhere in the UK. One retailer is now offering it for £336.20. Read more...

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Microsoft has begun accepting pre-orders for HP's new Windows 10 Mobile flagship in the US, with shipments starting next month - but there are a few things to be aware of before placing your order. Read more...

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While the Lumia 525 has already been abandoned by Microsoft and Nokia, this did not stop a developer from experimenting on it. He was able to port Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the three-year old device. Read more...

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In the latest Dev update to Chrome OS quick unlocking, by means of a simple PIN, has been made available. Users have to enable it in the Chrome flags and Material Design menus, for now. Read more...

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As we get closer to the end of summer, there are fewer deals on PC games - but with our weekly roundup you can still keep an eye out for titles that may not get discounted again until winter. Read more...

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Xiaomi may be gearing up to announce a smartwatch if the latest rumors are to be believed. Not much is known about the watch, but those who claim to have insider knowledge say it won't be cheap. Read more...

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The final official spin of Linux Mint 18 has finally entered beta. The KDE edition brings with it Plasma 5.6 making a direct upgrade from 17.3 too risky for the Mint team to allow officially. Read more...

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posted 7 days ago on neowin
Virgin Media has begun issuing letters to its subscribers informing them of the third price hike this year. Line rentals will increase by £1.01 and broadband packages will increase by £3-£4. Read more...

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Motorola recently took to Twitter to accuse Samsung of stealing its 'Always-On Display' feature in the Galaxy Note7. The company claims that it had the idea first, when it launched the Moto X in 2013. Read more...

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From Holo pursuits and virtual delights, to touchpad tattoos, Half-Life lulz, Lumia price cuts, (in)security issues, and matters of Honor, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news. Read more...

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The Windows 10 Anniversary Update woes continue as a new report suggests that the update broke millions of webcams around the globe. However, Microsoft states that a fix is on the way. Read more...

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In light of the recent freezing issues surrounding the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, a program that allegedly fixes the issue is circulating the web. However, the app may not be what it seems. Read more...

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In order to increase productivity as well as collaboration and interaction between students and teachers, Microsoft has introduced new classroom-focused tools for Office 365 Education. Read more...

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Microsoft has revamped its family features on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, allowing parents more access to monitor their child's browsing habits and other online activities. Read more...

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BT and Nokia have signed an agreement to collaborate on developing 5G technologies. Aside from developing 5G technologies, the research will also look at how customers may use the new infrastructure. Read more...

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posted 8 days ago on neowin
Google announced today that it will be killing off its Chrome apps for Windows, macOS, and Linux. The change will take place over the course of the next two years. Chrome OS will not be affected. Read more...

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It's been a confusing week if you're on the Release Preview ring. Microsoft released Windows 10 build 14393.82 twice, but the changelog has only been made available now. Here's what's new. Read more...

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Microsoft today confirmed that those affected by the Simplo battery issue on the Surface Pro 3 can expect a software update soon that will fix the issue. The update is in internal testing. Read more...

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After Facebook finally released its own app for Windows 10 Mobile yesterday, Microsoft has killed off its own app, which has been the only Facebook app for Windows phones for years. Read more...

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In a rare move, Apple today released a new iOS 10 beta to both developers and those on the Public Beta program; however, the company has not seeded new builds for anything else. Read more...

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Earlier today, Amazon launched a new Windows 10 app. While it was thought at the time that the app was PC-only, it has now appeared on Windows 10 Mobile, with a PC description. Read more...

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HTC launches two new variants of its 10 flagship phone today, a red and a gold model. The company is also offering $100 off the price of the device, or a free pair of JBL headphones. Read more...

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A new system update is available for the Xbox One, bumping the OS version up to 10.0.14393.1040 (rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160816-1851) fre, bringing Store improvements, new Startup Chime controls, and more. Read more...

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Microsoft confirmed today that those using Windows 10 build 14905 for PCs are unable to change their Insider settings; however, the company also stated that there is a fix on the way. Read more...

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