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The Linux Mint team has unveiled the upgrade path for users of Mint 17.3 to jump to Mint 18. Despite making the path available, Clem Lefebvre urges against it if you're absent of a reason to upgrade. Read more...

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Microsoft has released the July 2016 firmware and driver updates for the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book. Each device has a total of eight updates, and for the most part, they're the same. Read more...

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The Anniversary Update will roll out in 'waves' starting on August 2 for PCs and phones, and "it's going to take some time" - but the update for Xbox One and HoloLens will "come at different times". Read more...

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After releasing its first technical preview of Azure Stack earlier this year, Microsoft announced that its hybrid cloud product will only run on integrated solutions made by Dell, HPE and Lenovo. Read more...

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With today's highlighted deal, save more than $2,450 off the Ultimate CompTIA+ Certification Bundle via Neowin Deals. This 8-course bundle will give you the skills you need to pass certification. Read more...

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Microsoft has released an update to Groove for all Windows 10 users, bringing new music discovery features for the app's 40 million songs, including playlists curated "by a team of expert providers". Read more...

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A VR company created a quick demo of what Pokémon GO could look like on Microsoft's HoloLens headset. The demo was developed in Unity in a single day, so don't expect to play it anytime soon. Read more...

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The UK government has finally admitted that the wide-ranging powers over the digital world given to it by the Snooper's Charter would allow it to force companies into banning strong encryption. Read more...

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Microsoft has updated its Movies & TV app (known as Films & TV in the UK) on some Windows 10 devices, bringing various improvements, which are now available for those in the Windows Insider Fast ring. Read more...

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Nvidia has released new drivers for its graphics cards, optimizing their performance for upcoming VR titles. The new versions also fix some performance issues with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Read more...

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A large document seemingly straight from inside Sony, confirms many of the specs and details we already knew about the PlayStation 4 Neo. It even offers us a timeline for the console's development. Read more...

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Samsung has pushed out a big update for its Gear S2 line of smartwatches. Users can now install apps straight from the watch, use their photos as watch faces and get to try out new UX elements. Read more...

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Microsoft today opened up pre-orders for a Gears of War 4 variant of the upcoming Xbox One S. Like all of the consoles coming at first, it will have two terabytes of internal storage. Read more...

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T-Mobile announced today that starting on July 19, customers of the service will no longer have Pokémon GO counted toward their data caps. It's part of the T-Mobile Tuesdays promotion. Read more...

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Microsoft today released an update for the Photos app, which will allow users to create slow motion videos from existing videos. The update is currently only available to Insiders. Read more...

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PewDiePie has responded to allegations of taking money from Warner Bros. to review Shadow of Mordor positively back in 2014 without full disclosure, which the FTC deems as misleading to consumers. Read more...

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After promising to cut down users' free OneDrive storage from 15GB to 5GB, Microsoft today has begun making good on its promise. Users who opted out of the change are still exempt. Read more...

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An appeals court has ruled in favor of Microsoft, after the company disputed a 2014 order from a US District Court compelling it to hand over emails and customer data stored on a server in Ireland. Read more...

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Microsoft is adding another title to the list of Xbox 360 games that are backward compatible with the Xbox One. Today's addition is Interpol, and can be purchased from the Xbox Store for $4.99. Read more...

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HP's powerful new Windows 10 Mobile flagship can now be pre-ordered in the UK for £680 GBP ($910 USD), including the Desk Dock for Continuum support, with shipments expected to begin early next month. Read more...

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Mozilla Firefox will ship with its first piece of Rust code in the upcoming stable release, version 48. Mozilla will switch other parts of the browser over to Rust as part of Project Oxidation. Read more...

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After earlier reports of Netflix removing its apps for Windows devices, the company has confirmed that it has no intention of removing the apps. In fact, they're available in the Store right now. Read more...

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Two and a half months after BlackBerry made the update available for the device - and over nine months after Marshmallow was first released - Android 6.0.1 is finally rolling out to the Priv on AT&T. Read more...

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"The classic NES is back in a familiar-yet-new form," said Nintendo, as it announced the Classic Mini - a new version of its beloved console, including 30 games like Super Mario Bros, Zelda, and more. Read more...

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With today's highlighted deal, save $411 off a Lifetime Subscription to Windscribe VPN. Incorporate private browsing directly into your computer with Windscribe VPN. Read more...

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