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Over the past few weeks, we have been uncovering quite a bit about Microsoft's next update to Windows, internally called Threshold It's time to answer some of the questions we have been receiving. Read more...

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Those pesky developers over at Twitter are playing around with a select base of user accounts yet again, treating favorited (or starred) tweets just like retweets! The horror, the horror..... Read more...

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Although the Moto 360 is yet to be unveiled, a BestBuy listing accidentally revealed the specifications of the highly anticipated smartwatch, along with its price before being taken down. Read more...

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Not to be outdone by her husband, Melinda also took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on her birthday last Friday wearing a rather large hat. Check out the video after the jump. Read more...

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Researchers from Harvard have created a robot swarm. Consisting of over 1000 'kilobots' the swarm can assemble itself and achieve tasks without the need for human intervention. Read more...

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The latest update for Microsoft's Xbox One console is now rolling out to users. Users will be getting new features such as mobile purchases, improved friend feed and minor UI alterations. Read more...

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In the age of "if it is on the internet, it must be true," many people fall victim to sites like The Onion. In an effort to curb misunderstandings, Facebook is testing a [Satire] news tag on the links Read more...

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While low-cost smartphones are becoming increasingly popular, new flagships remain in demand too. This chart shows just how much users are actually spending on their handsets, broken down by platform. Read more...

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QNAP is upping the ante in the storage war by promising not only performance and applications, but also virtualization on their NAS device. Run Windows or Linux on your NAS? We find out how it works. Read more...

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Earlier this week during an AMA, Microsoft's Internet Explorer team said that they thought about re-branding the browser but decided that the current brand was strong enough in its current state. Read more...

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A Chinese website has posted images of the assembly parts and battery specifications of the upcoming iPhones, and has also revealed that the larger iPhone could be known as iPhone 6L. Read more...

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As it prepares to celebrate its seventh birthday, Virgin America is rolling out Google Nexus 7 tablets across its fleet, helping flight attendants to provide better onboard service to its passengers. Read more...

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Mozilla has launched its new 'Flame' developer handset - featuring a dual-core Snapdragon 200, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 854x480px display - which it calls "a milestone in Firefox OS device releases." Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Unveiled earlier this week, Sony's Share Play feature allows sharing of titles even with those that don't own the game. But, Sony has failed to mention there will be a limit to the service. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
BlackBerry's latest BBM release for Windows Phone finally drops its 'beta' tag - while the more secure BBM Protected service is coming this year to iOS and Android for an annual fee of $30 per device. Read more...

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After introducing a new option for customers to pay £0.50 to jump the queue on the phone to its call centres, EE is facing backlash from its customers, who are already displeased with its service. Read more...

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SanDisk's Extreme Pro is the successor to the venerable Extreme II, which was among the best SSDs of its generation in terms of performance and reliability. Read more...

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Microsoft has withdrawn a security update from Windows Update after users reported a number of random BSOD occurrences following the update since it was released four days ago. Read more...

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Steve Ballmer has taken the ALS awareness Ice Bucket Challenge, becoming the third and final Microsoft CEO to complete the task. Ballmer was challenged by a player on his new team, the L.A. Clippers. Read more...

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HTC's upcoming flagship, the M8 with Windows Phone has been uncovered in new high resolution photos and now we can finally see the back of the device that shows off the brushed metal exterior. Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has posted up that its app WindUp is not a Snapchat competitor and that it is a research project designed to provide feedback to Microsoft on how content is shared. Read more...

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Microsoft co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates has joined in the ALS ice bucket challenging, dumping a bucket of ice water on himself to bring awareness to the disease. Read more...

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Microsoft has reportedly been in talks with Warner Bros about spinning off its now-dead Xbox Entertainment Studios unit, and potentially merging it with popular gaming YouTube channel, Machinima. Read more...

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Microsoft's Xbox One is the first device to get Google's new-look interface for TV-sized displays, with a new app rolling out to the console now, and heading to other devices in the weeks ahead. Read more...

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Microsoft has been contacting some previous attendees of TechEd to get their opinions on possible names for its new enterprise-focused tech conference, including "Microsoft 4C" and "Microsoft Forsee". Read more...

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