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Microsoft has launched the 'HP Elite x3 Holiday Bundle', which includes the Windows 10 Mobile flagship handset, Desk Dock, Lap Dock, and accessories, saving buyers $312 off their combined price. Read more...

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The Lumia 650 - Microsoft's last Lumia Windows phone - launched in the US earlier this year for $199, unlocked and off contract. But as part of its Black Friday deals, it's now available for just $99. Read more...

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For the third time this year, Microsoft is offering a free Lumia 950, worth $399, with its $499 Windows 10 Mobile flagship, the Lumia 950 XL - and it's also offering a free Display Dock, usually $99. Read more...

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'Sea of Thieves,' a multiplayer pirate game from Rare, announced an Insider Program via Twitter. Those who sign up will get updates on the game's development and a chance to play an early release. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that Office 365 is now available in 10 new markets, bringing the total to over 150 - and over the next year, it says it will launch in another 97 markets around the world. Read more...

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Yesterday, HP released the third firmware update for the Elite x3, although there was no changelog available at the time. Today, the company has offered up some release notes. Read more...

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"The BBC makes the best radio in the world," according to its Director-General, who wants to launch a global on-demand platform of its audio content, creating "a Netflix of the spoken word". Read more...

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Microsoft's proposed acquisition of LinkedIn is expected to gain regulatory approval from the European Commission, after the company agreed to various 'concessions' to address antitrust concerns. Read more...

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A recent study by researchers at Stanford University found that while young people are indeed social media savvy, they have difficulty determining genuine news from sponsored content. Read more...

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Microsoft today announced that it's bringing its Microsoft Solitaire Collection game to iPhone, iPad, and Android. The apps are available from their respective stores as of today. Read more...

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HTC's new Desire 650 shares many of its specs with the 630 that it unveiled nine months ago - and despite Android 7.0 Nougat having been available for three months, it's shipping with 6.0 Marshmallow. Read more...

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With today's highlighted deal, save $746 off a Microsoft .NET 4.5 Programming with HTML5 course. Get paid (and certified) to build apps for Windows once you've mastered the .NET framework. Read more...

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The US federal authorities are recommending that devices like Apple's iPhone or Samsung's Galaxys should detect when they're being used by a vehicle's driver and limit their own functionality. Read more...

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Google is updating its Popular Times features inside of the Maps app. The new version brings a real-time service that lets you see how busy a shop, business or restaurant is, right now. Read more...

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Facebook has reportedly created a tool to let Chinese authorities police what content is posted on the social network. This is seen as a move to get back inside the country's huge market. Read more...

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Microsoft has kicked off Black Friday deals in the Windows Store, offering up to 93% off on various apps, games, movies, TV shows and music albums. The deals are available for a limited time only. Read more...

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The UK crusade against online porn has been taken to another level as the country's rules now require online videos to fall under the same censorship rules as published DVDs. Read more...

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A group of researchers have created a piece of code that has the ability to turn headphones into microphones, which in concept will make it possible for hackers to listen in and spy on people. Read more...

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Samsung has been rumored to be working on a glossy version of the Galaxy S7 edge. Now the device, with its Glossy Black finish, has been photographed in the wild, by a Samsung executive, no less. Read more...

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Some Facebook users have woken up to find they've received small checks from the company. Surprisingly enough, the checks are legitimate, and they're part of Facebook's settlement from a 2011 suit. Read more...

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Users who managed to join Honor's beta testing program, are now getting the newest update available to their OS. The update comes with UI changes and performance improvements in different areas. Read more...

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It appears that Lenovo is working on a high-end Miix 520 Windows 10 tablet, with a 12.3-inch screen, stylus, fingerprint scanner and a form factor similar to Microsoft's Surface line of devices. Read more...

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Google is updating the Pixel and Pixel XL with a new set of gestures including lift-to-wake and double-tap. The update is only available to Canadian users at the moment, but there is a workaround. Read more...

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Nextbit and Paranoid Android have come together to work on bringing their respective ROMs, for the Nextbit Robin, up to Android Nougat. The two are pleased that the collaboration expedited the work. Read more...

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1Password will come to Microsoft Edge, with a preview coming soon to Windows Insiders. 1Password stores online account credentials and benefits from in-app integrations on both iOS and Android. Read more...

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