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More information has been revealed about the Lumia 830 - Microsoft's mid-range Windows Phone with a high-end camera - including details of three US variants, along with possible images of the device. Read more...

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Samsung is following up on its 'wall-huggers' ad campaign targeting iPhone users, by placing ads around wall charging points in airport terminals, encouraging them to get a Galaxy S5 instead. Read more...

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EE is asking customers to pay £0.50 to get their calls answered more quickly on its 150 customer service line, and is now charging £0.25 for all customer service calls for those on its SIM-only plans. Read more...

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In the recent months, Microsoft has been pushing OneNote as a premier note taking application and to build on that vision, the company has updated the online version of the product. Read more...

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Microsoft recently announced it was adding the ability to stream live TV from an Xbox One to devices with the SmartGlass app, but licensing issues may delay its arrival for U.S. users. Read more...

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Two of the wealthiest people in the world, Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates are backing tighter gun control in Washington state and have donated to the campaign along with other executives. Read more...

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Following a trend started by Verizon, a recently leaked memo suggests that T-Mobile will begin to throttle some unlimited data users that constantly misuse their network. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, has taken up the Gleason challenge by having a bucket of ice water dumped on his head in an effort to raise awareness for ALS. Read more...

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Earlier this week, Microsoft pushed out the 'August Update for Windows 8.1 and it brought with it a few updates for Internet Explorer 11 that should make browsing the web a tiny bit better. Read more...

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Android fans are eagerly awaiting the next Nexus device from Google. Luckily, a new device has popped up on a benchmarking site that could indicate what the device might entail upon release. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device, the Lumia 530, has gone on sale in India, where it can be purchased for as little as 7349 INR, while the first European pre-orders are now open. Read more...

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Microsoft has pushed out another update for Bing that brings Cortana-like functionality to the search service that will likely help interactions with the search engine feel more natural. Read more...

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With Crucial's MX100 series recently arriving for as low as $0.42 per gigabyte the competition has been forced to respond. The OCZ Arc 100 SSD goes for the value sweet spot, but does it succeed? Read more...

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Sony has said that it will launch the PlayStation TV box - which includes the ability to play games via its PlayStation Now game-streaming service - in the US ($99) and Europe (€99) later this year. Read more...

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Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it wanted to work with home automation startups, and today the company has announced that ten companies have been selected to be part of the program. Read more...

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In its latest contest for people to win an invite to buy its phone, OnePlus called on women to take and post photos of themselves on a forum, with "the 50 most well-liked ladies" winning an invite. Read more...

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"IMC Rising," the third map pack for "Titanfall," was announced at Gamescom today and will release sometime this Autumn, according to developer Respawn Entertainment. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that all developers can now respond to Windows Phone app reviews directly, although there are still some limitations on exactly which reviews can be replied to. Read more...

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No stranger to low pricing, the Lumia 520, Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone, is now available for just $39.99 off-contract - although only for the AT&T model, and only for today. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
If you have a Surface Pro 3 and keep accidentally hitting the Windows key with the palm of your hand when using the device and want to disable the button, you can do so with a few simple steps. Read more...

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Samsung revealed its new device -the Galaxy Alpha - in Russia, and its specifications along with its looks hint that it may be the company's answer to the iPhone 6. Read more...

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Thanks to a weak Japanese currency and strong PS4 sales, Sony reported a higher profit than expected for the last quarter. However, the company still expects a loss for the next financial year. Read more...

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Sony has posted on their PlayStation blog website that the newest update to the PS4 software will include the "Share Play" feature, which was first introduced at E3, in addition to many others. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
Earlier today, Microsoft pushed out an update for for Windows 8.1 called the August update and some users are reporting that they are seeing a persistent task bar after running the update. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
The Surface RT, Surface Pro and Surface Pro 3 all received firmware updates today as part of Patch Tuesday. Improvements for Ethernet, WiFi and the front-facing LifeCam were amongst the updates. Read more...

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