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Vaio, which was recently spun-off from Sony, has just unveiled its first independent product. It's a powerful tablet-laptop hybrid aimed as some very specific needs, according to the company Read more...

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Since Windows Vista, Microsoft added in a start-up delay for apps, and it's pretty noticeable in Windows 8 and 10. However, this can be disabled, which results in apps starting quicker on boot. Read more...

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Samsung is seeing its dominance over the smartphone market being challenged. As such profits are being squeezed and recent declines seem to be a trend rather than occasional market flukes. Read more...

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After being announced at IFA 2014, LG is ready to launch its second Android Wear device, the LG G Watch R. This circular wearable offers the first truly circular display. Read more...

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Google will no longer rely on contracted security staff after announcing guards will be included in the payroll; the new employees will receive the same benefits as Google engineers and programmers. Read more...

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Microsoft and Adobe have teamed up to show what is possible when you break down traditional barriers and use all sorts of new input mechanisms for creating digital content. Read more...

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Adobe is holding its MAX conference this week and for those individuals who are attending the event, Microsoft is giving every single one of them a Surface Pro 3 for free. Read more...

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It has been six months since Motorola teased the world with its Moto 360. For the past two weeks I have been using the device and while it might not be the perfect smartwatch, it is a great timepiece. Read more...

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If you have Windows 10 installed and you download an update that causes your machine to crash, Microsoft has included an easy way to remove newly installed updates from your machine. Read more...

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Microsoft's top of the line tablet, the Surface Pro 3, is using a chip that is now over a year old but with Broadwell chips right around the corner will the company include the new chips soon? Read more...

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An image, which is said to show HTC's new Nexus 9, has been revealed - just ten days before Google is supposedly due to officially unveil the device, alongside the Nexus 6 handset from Motorola. Read more...

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HP has confirmed yesterday's reports that it will split into two companies, with one focused on consumer products such as computers and printers and the other on enterprise products and services. Read more...

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Carphone Warehouse says it will offer exclusive colour variants of Microsoft's handsets, including the Lumia 530, 630 and 635 in yellow; and the new Lumia 735 4G 'selfie phone' in 'brilliant blue'. Read more...

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Skype, the Microsoft-owned VOIP service, has just announced that starting November 10th they will be restricting local landline and mobile calls in India. Affected customers will be refunded. Read more...

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After the recent Galaxy Alpha it looks like Samsung wants to launch a full line of aluminium-body handsets, and the Galaxy A5 is one of the mid-range options next to the Galaxy A7 and the A3. Read more...

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The latest update to Microsoft's digital assistant has taught her how to flip a coin and roll some dice. Cortana can now help users take decisions when they're not sure what they want. Read more...

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Silverstone's stacked design might offer unbeatable cooling performance but it also results in a lot of wasted space. The FT05, a calmer, classier version of its extreme gaming case aims to fix this. Read more...

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The BBC has announced that viewers and listeners can now catch up on programmes they missed for up to 30 days after broadcast - up from just seven days - although some exceptions will apply. Read more...

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Yahoo is reportedly closing a deal to invest in instant messaging service Snapchat, in a move that will net Snapchat millions of dollars and which values the company at $10 billion. Read more...

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Fresh claims have emerged that Microsoft plans to launch its new Surface 3 tablet ahead of the holiday season - but the same sources also claim that the Surface mini will be launched this year too. Read more...

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posted 15 days ago on neowin
A proof of concept project from Microsoft Research shows how the Kinect can be used along with projectors to make any room an interactive display experience. Read more...

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HP may revive a plan to essentially spin off its consumer-focused business, according to new reports from The Wall Street Journal and Re/code. Read more...

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Marriott hotels has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $600,000 to the FCC as well as cease their unlawful actions in response to an investigation claiming that they illegally blocked guests' WiFi. Read more...

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Redbox Instant, a movie streaming service in direct competition with Netflix, has thrown in the towel and will be shutting down on October 7th with refunds to customers issued later in the week. Read more...

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With the release of the Windows 10 technical preview now behind us, we want to know if you installed the build and if you had any issues with your installation of Microsoft's newest OS. Read more...

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