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Google is once again trying to put pressure on OEMs and carriers to make sure users get the latest Android updates. But its efforts may be in vain thanks to fundamentally opposite business models. Read more...

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The LG G5's 'Friends' - the company's range of accessories for the modular device - have finally gone on sale in the US, a month later than planned... but not all of the Friends have shown up yet. Read more...

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Save $20 off the normal price of a two-year subscription to ESET Mobile Security for Android. Protect your data and catch threats before they strike with this Google Play top seller. Read more...

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A new congressional reports shows that every year the US government spends a shocking amount of money just to maintain ancient computer systems that it still uses; in some cases as old as 50 years. Read more...

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A credible leak seems to show a number of benchmarks that were run on Nvidia's new GeForce 1070 GTX card. It shows the new-gen, Pascal-using GPU blow past the competition and older models. Read more...

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A few weeks after releasing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Verizon is rolling out a software update for both devices, promising "bug fixes, enhancements and other changes." Read more...

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For a limited time, Microsoft has cut 10% off the price of a one-year Office 365 Home subscription for 5 PCs, 5 tablets and 5 phones; and 21% off Office Home and Student 2016 for both PC and Mac. Read more...

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Tesla has been secretly installing 'inert' autopilot software on cars and testing out how the algorithm behaves in real-world situations. The company has accrued 780 million miles worth of data. Read more...

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posted 7 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has confirmed that a large number of employees will lose their jobs as the company further scales back its efforts in the mobile space, and it will also take a $950m 'impairment' charge. Read more...

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Microsoft will reduce its free OneDrive storage allowances in a few weeks' time - but Telstra customers need not worry, as the Australian telecoms giant is giving them 200GB of free OneDrive storage. Read more...

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Microsoft wants to find the most promising students, aged 14-18, with an interest in computer science, to join it for a special experience day at its world-renowned research lab in Cambridge, UK. Read more...

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The company has developed an electrophoretic display that is capable of showing many more colors than ever before, however you shouldn't expect to see it in an e-reader too soon. Read more...

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After the recent investment by Apple in Chinese ride hailing firm, Didi, Toyota is partnering with Uber, which would see the automaker provide cars to ride hailing service. Read more...

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AMD's latest drivers have been optimized to add support for the most recent AAA games, and include a number of known fixes that should make for a better experience on Crossfire configurations. Read more...

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Pebble recently teased everyone on Twitter by announcing that they have some "juicy details" to tell us, and now we know what the company is up to: new Pebbles, and an interesting new accessory. Read more...

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Amazon Prime, usually an annual subscription, has appeared as a monthly option in the UK, a month after the same option appeared in the US, allowing customers more flexibility in using Prime. Read more...

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Samsung's latest budget-friendly SSD series is now within everyone's reach, and a new member has joined the family with 500 GB of affordable fast storage for things like your growing game library. Read more...

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According to a new report, Apple is working on a Siri-powered competitor to Amazon's Echo and Google's Home. The firm is also planning to open up its voice assistant to third party applications. Read more...

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Google originally introduced the Nexus Player in 2014 as a showcase device for Android 5.0 Lollipop - but its days have finally come to an end, as the company has removed it from its store. Read more...

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Microsoft today updated the News Pro app on iOS to version 2.0, adding features such as groups and Rowe, your personal news agent. The app is designed to give you news for work. Read more...

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Huawei alleges that Samsung has infringed its patents in various 4G technologies, and operating system and user interface elements, in its smartphones - but another claim remains secret for now. Read more...

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Samsung is officially done with the Android Wear platform, according to a new report. The firm will continue its wearable efforts with its in-house OS, Tizen, a platform it has used for some time. Read more...

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Two months after Samsung began upgrading the Galaxy S5 to Android 6.0.1 - and over seven months after Google released Marshmallow - T-Mobile is finally rolling out the update to the 2014 flagship. Read more...

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Microsoft has added six additional titles to the list of Xbox 360 games that are backward compatible with the Xbox One. The new games include Domino Master, DuckTales: Remastered, and more. Read more...

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Microsoft announced in March that it would support gameplay between Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers, and those on other gaming networks - and the first example of those efforts arrives today. Read more...

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