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No surprises here, but last quarter was another disastrous one for the Lumia range. Microsoft sold just 2.3m smartphones, plummeting by 49% compared with the previous quarter, and 73% year-over-year. Read more...

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Microsoft has reported its latest quarterly financial results, including a 61% rise in Surface revenue, and solid growth in Office and cloud services - but a massive 46% slide in phone revenue. Read more...

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Lenovo's new ZUK Z2 Pro follows a new trend by offering 6GB of RAM, along with a super fast fingerprint sensor and plenty of smart tracking sensors that could render your fitness wearable useless. Read more...

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Just in time for the new season of 'Game of Thrones', which starts this weekend, HBO Now has launched on the Xbox One, allowing viewers to watch shows on the console without a cable TV package. Read more...

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Opera has been working hard on building a unique web browser experience by integrating useful features such as native ad-blocking, and the latest addition will make your digital life even easier. Read more...

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Google and Sony have announced today that the Android N Developer Preview is now available for the Sony Xperia Z3, expanding beyond Google's own range of Nexus and Pixel devices. Read more...

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At Acer's press event today, the firm announced quite a few new PCs, which fit just about every use case. The announcement included Ultrabooks, a gaming laptop, a gaming desktop, and more. Read more...

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Acer's new Liquid Extend offers a portable Continuum experience for its Windows 10 Mobile flagship phone, the Jade Primo, which the company says allows users to 'convert the handset into a laptop'. Read more...

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While Microsoft has removed the integrated Messaging + Skype experience from its latest Mobile build, its new Skype UWP app is coming "soon", and will also offer SMS and Skype messages in one place. Read more...

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Amazon has expanded its line of 7" Fire tablets so that they are now available in four colors, also offering a 16 GB storage tier. The Fire Kids tablet is also available in an additional color. Read more...

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Dropbox has warned Windows XP users to upgrade to a new operating system as it plans to make the Dropbox desktop app stop working on the 15-year-old system. Support ends on August 29th. Read more...

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With today's highlighted deal, save $63 (normally $88, but can be yours for just $25) off a lifetime subscription to VPNGhost. Sit back, relax and enjoy private, high-speed, unrestricted Internet Read more...

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Xbox Live logins using Microsoft accounts have offered two-factor authentication since 2013 - but Sony is finally catching up, confirming that it's preparing to add 2FA to the PlayStation Network. Read more...

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Microsoft is currently offering its Surface 3 with 128GB storage and 4G LTE for $649, $50 below its usual price - but refurbished versions of the same model are now available elsewhere for $269 less. Read more...

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posted 8 days ago on neowin
Sony's unconfirmed Playstation 4 Neo is the talk of the gaming world, which is leading a lot of people to ask if Microsoft is following suit with a new Xbox One. But that would be a big mistake! Read more...

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On April 21 Canonical is due to release its next Ubuntu Long Term Support release, version 16.04 codenamed Xenial Xerus. The major highlight of the release is the introduction of Snaps. Read more...

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The Xperia X Premium will allegedly feature an HDR display that can reproduce a much higher color depth than current smartphones. The display will also be the brightest of any smartphone. Read more...

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LeEco has unveiled three new smartphones, one featuring 6GB of RAM. All three devices lack 3.5mm headphone jacks, instead utilizing the USB Type-C connectors for lossless digital audio. Read more...

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Apple has seeded the second iteration of its developer betas for iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5, and watchOS 2.2.1. At the current time, there is no sign of a new tvOS 9.2.1 beta seed. Read more...

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Microsoft Philanthropies is funding dozens of programs around the world, to provide computing education and employment opportunities for young people, including many from disadvantaged backgrounds. Read more...

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Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile build 14327 to the Fast ring. While there are a few new features, there's also quite a list of fixes and known issues in the latest Insider Preview. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build to the Fast ring, bringing the build number to 14327. The new build brings a preview of the new Messaging Everywhere feature. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that production of its Xbox 360 has ended after more than ten years. The console will remain on sale while stocks last, and the company says it will continue to support it. Read more...

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Months after a Cricket Wireless user manual for Microsoft's Lumia 650 was first spotted, the carrier has finally announced that it will start selling the Windows 10 Mobile device on May 5. Read more...

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The issue of Skype browser sessions continuing to ring on one device after a call is answered on another has apparently been fixed, with an update that also addresses messages appearing out of order. Read more...

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